Taxi Transfers To and From St Petersburg Clearwater Airport

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St. Pete-Clearwater International Airport Taxis - Fares, Distances and Where to Find Them

Upon arrival at St. Pete-Clearwater International Airport in Florida, make sure not to leave your personal belongings at the facility.

Transport options available at St. Pete-Clearwater International Airport include rental cars, hotel shuttle services, rideshares, and taxis.

The Airport is only a few minutes away from St. Petersburg (11 km), Clearwater (27 km), and Tampa (27 km), Florida.

Taxis at St. Pete-Clearwater International Airport

Upon exit from the Baggage Claim area, proceed to the Ground Transportation Center in front of the terminal building.

The average fare for a 20-minute taxi ride to the town center in St. Petersburg (Florida) is less than $30.00.

It also takes less than 15 and 35 minutes to get to the center of Clearwater and Tampa, respectively.

However, account for a higher taxi fare and a longer travel time during rush hour.

If you need to travel outside the city area, please consult your driver for rates. It is customary to give the driver a tip (15-20% of the fare) for good service.

Keep a record of the cab company, vehicle number, and driver's name when traveling to and from the Airport, just in case you leave something behind.

Hotel Shuttles at St. Pete-Clearwater International Airport

Many hotels offer complimentary shuttle service to and from the Airport though some might require prior reservations.

Check directly with the hotel where you booked your room reservation to inquire about more information.

Shuttles can accommodate large groups, families, or individual riders.

Look for your designated shuttle pick up and drop points at the Ground Transportation Center.

Fares may vary for this service. Please call your hotel front desk for further assistance.

Additionally, it is customary to give the driver a tip ($5.00 – $10.00 depending on the length of the ride, plus $1.00 per bag if the driver helps you with your luggage).

Ride Shares at St. Pete-Clearwater International Airport

Rideshares pick up and drop passengers at the Airport Ground Transportation Center.

Passengers can reserve rideshare by downloading the company's app on their smartphone and coordinating directly with their driver.

They can also request a ride a few days before their flight to avoid the inconvenience.

Ridesharing apps should let users verify the identity of drivers by checking out their faces, license plates, and colors.

It might help if you could ask the driver to identify himself and the name of the passenger he's picking up.

Finally, if you ever feel uncomfortable, you are not under any obligation to climb into someone's vehicle.