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1) Get started with Tampa culture at the Museum of Science and Industry, the largest in the United States

MOSI – Museum of Science and Industry – has more than four and a half hundred interactive exhibitions. They allow museum guests to expand their understanding of the world around them and conduct their experiments. It will be interesting to learn how to fly an assault fighter, watch a heart operation, and experience the force of a hurricane wind. On the territory of the museum, there is a planetarium and a modern cinema that broadcasts popular science films.

2) Taste great beer at Cigar City Brewing in Tampa

Cigar City Brewing, LLC is a craft brewery in Tampa. More than 6 thousand brands of beer are produced here. Since 2010, the brewery has been producing Imperial Stout Hunahpu, but you can taste this type of beer only at the Beer Festival (Hunahpu Day), which takes place in March.

3) When is the best time to visit Tampa?

Tampa is one of the sunniest cities in America and a year-round tourist destination. Here you can enjoy 361 sunny days a year on average and about 22 degrees Celsius in any month of the year, be it winter or summer. However, the best time to visit Tampa is September to December due to the absence of tourists.

Travelers usually depart from O Hare International, Chicago Midway International, Chicago Rockford International, Chicago, IL - Union Station, or Chicago Downtown Greyhound Station when they travel from Chicago to Tampa. Book your trip to arrive at Tampa International, St. Pete–Clearwater International, Tampa, FL - Union Station, Tampa, FL Bus Station, or Tampa, FL - Marion Transit Center. The distance between Chicago and Tampa is 1633 km. The most popular airlines for this route are United Airlines, Allegiant Air, American Airlines, Delta Air Lines, and Spirit Airlines. Chicago and Tampa have 401 direct flights per week.

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Check-in for a flight from Chicago to Tampa

NameCarrier codeIATA CodePassport needed during bookingOnline check-in available
United AirlinesUALUAYesNo
Allegiant AirAAYG4NoOpens 24 days before flight
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American AirlinesAALAAYesNo
Delta Air LinesDALDLYesOpens 24 days before flight
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Spirit AirlinesNKSNKNoOpens 24 days before flight
Closes 1 hours before flight

Frequently asked questions

How long does it take to travel from Chicago to Tampa?
A one-way nonstop (direct) flight between Chicago and Tampa takes around 2.7 hours.
What is the flight distance between Chicago and Tampa?
The flight distance between Chicago and Tampa is 1633 km.
What airlines offer nonstop (direct) flights between Chicago and Tampa?
Several carriers operate flights between Chicago and Tampa. Airlines offering nonstop (direct) flights include American Airlines, Frontier Airlines, Spirit Airlines, Allegiant Air, United Airlines.
What are the most popular routes to and from Chicago?
Travelers frequently search for route combinations, such as Chicago and Las Vegas, Guadalajara, Denver, Orlando, Phoenix, Mexico City, Paris, Barcelona, Miami, London, Rome, Los Angeles, Madrid, Fort Myers, Athens, San Francisco, New York, Austin, Atlanta, Fort Lauderdale.
What are the most popular routes to and from Tampa?
Travelers frequently search for route combinations, such as Tampa and Philadelphia, Denver, Cleveland, Las Vegas, Minneapolis, New York, Los Angeles, San Francisco, Atlanta, Washington, D.C., Milwaukee, Phoenix, Austin, Cincinnati, Buffalo, Syracuse, Providence, Fort Lauderdale, London, Detroit.
Which airports are there in Chicago?
Chicago is mainly served by O Hare International. But there are other airports nearby, including Chicago Midway International, Chicago Rockford International.
What airports are near Chicago?
The main airport in Chicago is O Hare International. It is also served by General Mitchell International, Gerald R. Ford International, Dane County Regional, Central Illinois Regional, General Wayne A. Downing Peoria International, Quad City International, Fort Wayne International, South Bend International, Decatur, Kalamazoo/Battle Creek International.
What airports are near Tampa?
The main airport in Tampa is Tampa International. It is also served by Southwest Florida International, Orlando Sanford International, Sarasota–Bradenton International, Punta Gorda, Orlando Melbourne International, Gainesville Regional, Daytona Beach International, Naples Municipal, Orlando Executive, Northeast Florida Regional.
What buses and trains depart from Chicago?
A number of bus and train companies depart from Chicago, including Amtrak train, Greyhound.
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