Busch Gardens Tampa Florida Theme Park & Attractions
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Directions

Busch Gardens® Tampa is located...

at the corner of Busch Boulevard and 40th Street.

Address to the main parking entrance:

10165 N McKinley Dr
Tampa, FL 33612
1-888-800-5447

This is the front entrance address and does not receive mail.

The park is:
  • Eight miles northeast of downtown Tampa
  • Two miles east of Interstate 275 at the Busch Boulevard exit
  • Two miles west of Interstate 75 at exit 265
  • Approximately one hour from Orlando via Interstate 4
  • Thirty minutes east of area beaches and Tampa International Airport
From the North:

Travel SOUTH on I-75 to FOWLER AVENUE exit #265. This exit is also the exit for the University of South Florida. Bear right on the exit ramp, and it will lead you directly onto Fowler Avenue. Proceed west on Fowler Avenue to McKinley Drive. (McKinley Drive is the first light past the main entrance to the University.) Turn left on McKinley. Proceed south on McKinley to parking and the main entrance to the park.

From the South:

Travel NORTH on I-75, past the intersection of I-4, to the FOWLER AVENUE exit #265. This exit is also the exit for the University of South Florida. Bear left on the exit ramp, and it will lead you directly onto Fowler Avenue. Proceed west on Fowler Avenue to McKinley Drive. (McKinley Drive is the first light past the main entrance to the University.) Turn left on McKinley. Proceed south on McKinley to parking and the main entrance to the park.

From Orlando:

Travel WEST on I-4 to I-75. Go NORTH on I-75 to the FOWLER AVENUE exit #265. This exit is also the exit for the University of South Florida. Bear left on the exit ramp, and it will lead you directly onto Fowler Avenue. Proceed west on Fowler Avenue to McKinley Drive. (McKinley Drive is the first light past the main entrance to the University.) Turn left on McKinley. Proceed south on McKinley to parking and the main entrance to the park.

From St. Petersburg:

Travel NORTH on I-275 to the FOWLER AVENUE exit. (Exit # 51, Exit # 34) Turn east (right) onto Fowler Avenue and proceed 2.5 miles to McKinley Drive. Turn south (right) onto McKinley and proceed to the main parking lot entrance.

Busch Gardens Shuttle:

Mears Destination Services offers convenient, round-trip motor coach transportation from several Orlando area locations to Busch Gardens.

Transportation is complimentary with any purchased Busch Gardens admission ticket. Due to demand, make your reservations online or call 1-800-221-1339. Reservations are highly recommended.

Passengers are responsible for transportation to and from the designated pickup and drop-off locations in and around the Orlando area. Mears Taxi services are available at a minimal charge by calling (407) 422-2222.

Arrival time to Busch Gardens is subject to change. Arrival could be as late as 11:30 a.m. Departure time from Busch Gardens depends on the park hours for that particular day. Number of stops for each shuttle are not determined until day of trip. Your shuttle could potentially have a maximum of three stops on the route.

For additional information on the Busch Gardens Shuttle, please contact Mears Destination Services at 1-800-221-1339.