Swap the lake for the ocean and fly to Tampa! Head down south with Southwest Airlines® and book a flight from John Glenn Columbus International Airport to Tampa International Airport, a beautiful subtropical state. Reserve your flight to Tampa with Southwest® and explore all of the theme park adventures, nature-filled sites, and beautiful beaches this city has to offer. If your upcoming excursion has flexible dates, search for flights with our Low Fare Calendar and discover the lowest fares we've got. Don't forget to explore Southwest Vacations® to find package deals on flights, hotels, rental cars, and more.
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Columbus, OH to Tampa, FL
departing on 1/2
one-way starting at*$163
*Restrictions and exclusions apply. Seats and dates are limited. Select markets. 138 travel days available.
|Departing from||John Glenn Columbus International Airport (CMH)|
|Arriving at||Tampa International Airport (TPA)|
|Average flight time||2 hours 16 minutes|
|2‡||Nonstop flights per day Monday through Friday|
|2‡||Nonstop flights on Saturday|
|2‡||Nonstop flights on Sunday|
†Weekly flights based on DOT published scheduled average flights Monday through Sunday between 12/1/2022 and 12/31/2022. Note: route may not operate every day of the week.
‡Nonstop flights based on DOT published scheduled average flights Monday through Sunday between 12/1/2022 and 12/31/2022.
Take a break from the Midwest and head down to Tampa for an unforgettable adventure in one of Florida's most tourist-friendly cities. If you're looking for a balance between amusement and rest and relaxation, this is the destination for you. Your flight from Columbus to Tampa can take you to Busch Gardens—one of the largest rollercoaster theme parks in the United States. Or take a trip to visit some of Florida's wildlife: You can visit Tampa Zoo at Lowry Park or even Tampa's Florida Aquarium, home to thousands of sea creatures you won't want to miss. At the aquarium, you can even swim with the sea turtles or meet African penguins, an experience unlike any other.
If you love exploring new and exciting cuisines, you'll love visiting Tampa for its great eats. Visit popular Spanish restaurants and enjoy historic Spanish cuisine during your stay. Fresh seafood and other cultural cuisines are at your fingertips when you travel to Tampa. While you're out trying delicious food, you can also take advantage of visiting historical sites such as the Historic Ybor City District, a U.S. National Historic Landmark and popular place for sightseeing beautiful architecture and tours. Take a stroll and enjoy the rich history this once colonial town has to offer.
Why build snowmen when you can build sand castles? Dip your toes in the sandy waters and take a flight from Columbus to Tampa. Make sure to get the most out of your visit by taking advantage of Southwest's deals on rental cars and hotels during your stay. Whether you're hoping to book a whole vacation package or just a flight, you'll make the most of your time when you book with Southwest.
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.
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.
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.
Arrive just six miles west of downtown Tampa and start your Florida adventure.
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1First and second checked bags. Weight and size limits apply.
2Fare difference may apply.
3Failure to cancel a reservation at least 10 minutes prior to departure may result in forfeited Travel Funds.
4Flight credits unexpired on or created on or after July 28, 2022, do not expire and will show an expiration date until our systems are updated. See full details here.
5Available only on WiFi-enabled aircraft. Limited-time offer. Where available.
6Internet access for $8 a day, per device. In order to provide the best experience, we block access to certain high-bandwidth applications, websites, and video conferencing services, including, but not limited to, Netflix, HBO Max, Zoom, and Microsoft Teams. In consideration of the public environment onboard, we also block potentially offensive online content.