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, Buca di Beppo - Brandon (11105 Causeway Boulevard) and Kobe Japanese Steakhouse - Brandon (2210 W Brandon Blvd) are great picks.

When to visit Brandon

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

How to Get to Brandon


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 36h 30m.


Amtrak is the only carrier operating train routes to Brandon. The train journey from Brandon to Orlando takes 2h 08m and costs around $18 for a one-way ticket. When coming by train from Winter Park, expect to pay about $15 for a 2h 45m trip.


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 Thrifty and Alamo, among others, in Orlando.


Several bus lines operate bus routes to Brandon, including Tornado Bus, FlixBus and El Expreso Bus. From Sarasota, the bus ride to Brandon takes 72 km and will cost you around $181. From Orlando, the ticket costs about $26 for a journey of 161 km.

Airports near Brandon

Airlines serving Brandon

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Turkish Airlines
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Air Canada
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Where to stay in Brandon

Average rates range from around $137 per night for a double room in a 3-star hotel to $125 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 $20.00 and $26.66. The most frequently booked car type in Brandon is Mini (Dodge Grand Caravan or similar). If you’re looking to save money, though, keep in mind that Economy car hire (Chevrolet Spark or similar) is, on average, 79% cheaper than other car hire types in the city.