How to Get To Clearwater:
Driving here is a popular option as Clearwater is easily accessible from major Interstates along the Midwest (I-75) and Northeast (I-95) corridors, as well as Orlando (I-4). It will take approximately 18 hours and 7 minutes or 1062 miles, from Philadelphia to Clearwater.
St. Petersburg/ Clearwater International Airport is a 15 minute drive away from Bright House Field and Tampa International Airport is 30 minutes. Airport shuttles and rental cars are available at both airports.
Tampa International Airport
4100 George J. Bean Parkway
Tampa, Florida 33607
St. Petersburg/ Clearwater International
14700 Terminal Blvd.
How to Get Around Clearwater:
Public transportation is available all over Pinellas County via Pinellas Suncoast Transit Authority (PSTA). http://psta.net Connecting buses and trolleys travel inland to various shopping spots and to St. Petersburg’s downtown museums.
Clearwater Jolley Trolley– A San Francisco style trolley car that travels throughout Clearwater into downtown. On the weekends it expands its route to Palm Harbor, Tarpon Springs and Dunedin. It is only $2.00 per ride or $4.50 for an all day pass. For a schedule of times please visit their website http://clearwaterjolleytrolley.com.
SunCoast Beach Trolley– Explore beach communities from Clearwater’s Sand Key South to Pass-A-Grille. The Suncoast Beach Trolley runs every 20-30 minutes from 5:05 am- 10:10 pm, Monday- Sunday, with service until midnight on Friday and Saturday. There is a $2.00 fare per ride or $4.50 for an unlimited day pass. The PSTA drivers do not carry change so make sure you have exact fare. For more information please visit http://www.psta.net/beachtrolley.html.
Taxi cabs cannot be hailed from the street as in other communities. Either call a cab company or ask a local business to call for you.