Getting Around - Downtown Tampa Public Transportation

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There are plenty of options to get around Downtown Tampa. Take a ride in an eco-friendly, open-air, electric vehicle offering door-to-door shuttle services. Hop aboard HART's Intown Trolley Line, or grab a cab. There are even water taxis that traverse the river.  The historic streetcars are steadily gaining use as a means for downtown Tampa public transportation, and are a big bonus during major events.


Bus Routes | In-Town Trolley Network | TECO Line Streetcar | Water Taxi Service

Bus Routes

Downtown serves as the transit hub for 30 local and express HART routes, most serving the Marion Street Transit Parkway. Google Transit, Route Shout, One Bus Away, emergency ride home program, etc. 813-254-4278

In-Town Trolley

HART and the City of Tampa have partnered to enhance service on the free In-Towner Trolley. The weekday route now includes the Channel District, Harbour Island and Central Business District. It operates every 15 minutes during peak commute times. The new Saturday route serves as a parking shuttle running every 30 minutes from 11am – 7pm. Click here to view the Downtown Network of Services Map. 813-254-4278 Click here for map

TECO Line Streetcar

Let a nostalgic air-conditioned streetcar whisk you between historic Ybor City and downtown, stopping at Fort Brooke garage, Tampa Convention Center, Florida Aquarium, Garrison Seaport, Amalie Arena and the Channelside Entertainment Complex. Residents, business owners and employees of the Streetcar Special Assessment District can purchase a 20 ride fare card for 1/2 price or an annual pass for $200 at HART outlets. Hours vary.  813-254-4278                                         

Water Taxi Service

The Pirate Water Taxi is a fleet of 3 pirate-themed water taxis providing hop on, hop off service in downtown Tampa around the Channel District, Riverwalk, Harbour Island, and Davis Island. Each vessel can carry 40-50 passengers, operates 7 days a week, and stops at over 14 different stops. Pirate Water Taxi

Tampa Water Taxi Company. Transport and gorgeous views of the downtown skyline are available by utilizing a water taxi. Currently serving most hotels, Harbour Island, Convention Center, Performing Arts Center, Curtis Hixon Waterfront Park, Tampa Heights with more destinations to come. Private charters, scenic tours and more. Tampa Water Taxi 888-665-8687