Flights from Baltimore/Washington (BWI) to Tampa (TPA)

Swap out views of the Capitol Building for sandy beaches and the Florida Gulf. Southwest Airlines® has flights from Baltimore/Washington International Airport/Thurgood Marshall to Tampa International Airport that will get you on your way. Find your flight from Baltimore/Washington (BWI) to Tampa with Southwest® and book with confidence, no matter if you’re traveling for business, fun, or family. If your upcoming trip has flexible dates, search for flights with our Low Fare Calendar and discover our lowest fares in your travel window. Explore Southwest Vacations® to find package deals on flights, hotels, rental cars, and more.

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Flight details

Average flight time: 2 hours 32 minutes

Departing from: Baltimore/Washington International Airport/Thurgood Marshall (BWI)

Arriving at: Tampa International Airport (TPA)


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Based on DOT published scheduled average flights Monday-Friday between 11/19/2020 and 12/31/2020, as of 11/20/2020.

Explore Tampa.

In the mood to dip your toes into the waters of Tampa’s beautiful beaches? Discover some of the world’s top-rated beaches and soak up some rays. Check out Fort DeSoto, a barrier island that’s also a 1,136-acre park, perfect for camping, boating, and hiking. Of course, there’s more to Tampa than its beaches. For thrill seekers, Busch Gardens Tampa Bay is the place to catch your adrenaline rush. Raise your hands in the air as you ride an exhilarating triple-launch roller coaster or drop from a 335-foot tower. Explore more kid-friendly fun around the park with various play areas, splash zones, rides, and more.

Foodies can take advantage of the Tampa Riverwalk Dine & Wine Tour and get to know the wide variety of cuisines the city has to offer. From fresh seafood to authentic Spanish dishes, satisfy your taste buds in any way you please. If you enjoy craft beer, the Tampa craft brewing scene is booming with a number of local-inspired beers for you to try. Not into beer? Hop around downtown Tampa bars to get a specialty cocktail.

Get out your golf clubs and head over to one of the many golf courses around the Tampa area, perfect for any golfing enthusiast. For other outdoor activities, explore the Hillsborough River where you can enjoy a downstream paddling adventure and spot turtles, gators, and birds unique to Florida. See incredible views of Tampa by taking a guided boat tour where you can hop on or off and stroll through parts of the city you wish to see.

Travel tips


Infancy policy

One child over 14 days and under two (2) years of age, not occupying a seat, may be carried free of charge when traveling with an adult (12 years of age or older). Learn more.


Pet policy

Customers flying with a pet are subject to a pet fare. To learn more about traveling with your furry friend, explore the Southwest® pet policy.


Unaccompanied minor

Minors under the age of 18 are not permitted to fly unaccompanied on international flights or any itinerary that includes an international flight. Learn more.


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Start packing! Every ticketed Customer’s first two checked bags are free. Learn more.


The Southwest travel experience

At Southwest, we know that an incredible trip from Baltimore/Washington (BWI) to Tampa is built with more than cheap flights. That’s why we offer services and perks, from booking to boarding that make your travel experience as easy and enjoyable as possible. Find out more about the Southwest® Experience before you book your Baltimore/Washington (BWI) to Tampa flight.

It’s simple and fun to fly with Southwest, no matter which of our destinations you choose. And when you search for your next flight to Tampa, you’ll find low fares with no hidden fees. That’s our Transfarency® promise. Enroll in our Click 'N Save® emails and stay in the know about our latest flight deals. Check out the Southwest Travel Guide for extra help planning your trip.

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2Fare difference may apply.

Questions we hear the most

How long is the flight from Baltimore/Washington (BWI) to Tampa?

The average flight time from Baltimore/Washington (BWI) to Tampa is 2 hours 32 minutes.

How many Southwest flights from Baltimore/Washington (BWI) to Tampa occur daily?

There are 18 flights daily from Baltimore/Washington (BWI) to Tampa on Southwest Airlines.

Does Southwest fly nonstop from Baltimore/Washington (BWI) to Tampa?

Southwest flies nonstop from Baltimore/Washington (BWI) to Tampa 5 times daily.

What day is it cheapest to fly from Baltimore/Washington (BWI) to Tampa?

To find the cheapest day and time to fly Baltimore/Washington (BWI) to Tampa with Southwest, check out our Low Fare Calendar.

Can I rent a car at Tampa International Airport?

You can rent a car at Tampa International Airport—book yours with your flight.

Can I change my flight reservation for my flight from Baltimore/Washington (BWI) to Tampa?

Yes! Flights from Baltimore/Washington (BWI) to Tampa—or from here or there to anywhere—can be changed with no change fees. Fare difference may apply.

Where can I find the status of my flight from Baltimore/Washington (BWI) to Tampa?

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Where can I find answers to other questions about flying from Baltimore/Washington (BWI) to Tampa with Southwest?

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