Brandon travel guide

Brandon Tourism | Brandon Guide

You're Going to Love Brandon

With a population of 103,483, Brandon is a must-see destination in Florida, United States.

Where to Eat in Brandon

If you’re looking for affordable options, Black Rock Bar & Grill - Brandon - PRIORITY SEATING (804 Providence Rd) and Kobe Japanese Steakhouse - Brandon (2210 W Brandon Blvd) are great picks.

When to visit Brandon

Brandon in August
Estimated hotel price
$207
1 night at 3-star hotel
Brandon in August
Estimated hotel price
$207
1 night at 3-star hotel

How to Get to Brandon

Plane

Although Brandon doesn’t have its own airport, you can fly to Tampa Airport (TPA), which is located 25 km from Brandon. The shortest flight to Brandon from New Zealand departs from Auckland and takes around 17h 43m.

Train

Amtrak is the only carrier operating train routes to Brandon. The train journey from Brandon to Orlando takes 2h 08m and costs around $21 for a one-way ticket. When coming by train from Winter Park, expect to pay about $21 for a 2h 45m trip.

Car

Another option to get to Brandon is to pick up a car hire from Orlando, which is about 111 km from Brandon. You’ll find branches of Dollar and Thrifty, among others, in Orlando.

Bus

Several bus lines operate bus routes to Brandon, including RedCoach, FlixBus and Greyhound. From Fort Myers, the bus ride to Brandon takes 201 km and will cost you around $31. From Fort Lauderdale, the ticket costs about $82 for a journey of 418 km.

Plane

Although Brandon doesn’t have its own airport, you can fly to Tampa Airport (TPA), which is located 25 km from Brandon. The shortest flight to Brandon from New Zealand departs from Auckland and takes around 17h 43m.

Train

Amtrak is the only carrier operating train routes to Brandon. The train journey from Brandon to Orlando takes 2h 08m and costs around $21 for a one-way ticket. When coming by train from Winter Park, expect to pay about $21 for a 2h 45m trip.

Car

Another option to get to Brandon is to pick up a car hire from Orlando, which is about 111 km from Brandon. You’ll find branches of Dollar and Thrifty, among others, in Orlando.

Bus

Several bus lines operate bus routes to Brandon, including RedCoach, FlixBus and Greyhound. From Fort Myers, the bus ride to Brandon takes 201 km and will cost you around $31. From Fort Lauderdale, the ticket costs about $82 for a journey of 418 km.

Airports near Brandon

Airlines serving Brandon

Lufthansa
Good (4,680 reviews)
KLM
Good (848 reviews)
SWISS
Good (945 reviews)
British Airways
Good (4,747 reviews)
Turkish Airlines
Good (2,178 reviews)
Delta
Good (4,443 reviews)
Austrian Airlines
Good (471 reviews)
Air France
Good (976 reviews)
Iberia
Good (1,602 reviews)
Emirates
Excellent (2,103 reviews)
United Airlines
Good (4,941 reviews)
Qatar Airways
Good (2,364 reviews)
Brussels Airlines
Good (220 reviews)
Air Canada
Good (6,213 reviews)
LOT
Good (665 reviews)
Finnair
Good (771 reviews)
TAP AIR PORTUGAL
Good (1,178 reviews)
Singapore Airlines
Excellent (928 reviews)
Etihad Airways
Good (848 reviews)
Alaska Airlines
Excellent (5,929 reviews)
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Where to stay in Brandon

Average rates range from around $381 per night for a double room in a 3-star hotel to $223 and up for a 5-star experience. If you’re on a budget, well-reviewed accommodations include La Quinta Inn & Suites by Wyndham Tampa Brandon Regency Park and Brandon Motor Lodge.

Where to stay in popular areas of Brandon

Hiring a car in Brandon

Expect to pay $1.67 per litre in Brandon (average price from the past 30 days). Depending on the size of your car hire, filling up the tank will cost between $19.99 and $26.65. The most frequently booked car type in Brandon is Intermediate (Class Intermediate SUV or similar). If you’re looking to save money, though, keep in mind that Economy car hire (Kia Rio or similar) is, on average, 7% cheaper than other car hire types in the city.

Expect to pay $1.67 per litre in Brandon (average price from the past 30 days). Depending on the size of your car hire, filling up the tank will cost between $19.99 and $26.65. The most frequently booked car type in Brandon is Intermediate (Class Intermediate SUV or similar). If you’re looking to save money, though, keep in mind that Economy car hire (Kia Rio or similar) is, on average, 7% cheaper than other car hire types in the city.