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Getting here

Getting here

Situated on University of South Florida’s (USF) Tampa campus, Shriners Healthcare for Children — Florida is easily accessible on the west side of the campus. The building's main entrance is accessed using USF Pine Drive, which neighbors the USF Botanical Gardens and is close to the Magnolia Fields Complex.

USF’s 1,700-acre campus is conveniently located between interstates 275 and 75, between Fowler and Fletcher avenues. The easiest route for direct access requires entering the campus by way of the Bruce B Downs/USF Pine Drive traffic light, positioned on the west side of the campus.

Transportation resources for the Tampa area

The Tampa Bay area is surrounded by solid networks of interstate highways that make exploring the city easy for visitors. Interstates 75 and 275 travel north and south, providing stress-free travel around the Tampa Bay area. Both connect to I-4, which travels east and west, connecting Tampa Bay to Orlando and the east coast of Florida.

  • Tampa International Airport
  • St. Petersburg/Clearwater Airport
  • Yellow Cab Company of Tampa: 813-253-0121
  • Enterprise Rent-A-Car: 813-396-4000 (Located onsite at the Tampa International Airport and the St. Petersburg/Clearwater Airport)
  • Hertz: 813-226-4205
  • Embassy Limousine and Sedan Service, Inc.: 813-631-7777
  • Hillsborough Area Regional Transit Authority (HART): 813-254-4278
  • Greyhound: 800-231-2222
  • Amtrak : 800-872-7245

Driving directions

From the north using Interstate 275

  • Take Interstate 75 south toward Tampa
  • Merge onto Interstate 275 via exit 274
  • Take exit 51, Fowler Avenue
  • Turn left onto Fowler Avenue
  • Turn left onto Bruce B. Downs Boulevard
  • Turn right at USF Pine Drive
  • Follow USF Pine Drive to the outpatient facility

From the north using Interstate 75

  • Take Interstate 75 south toward Tampa
  • Take exit 265 and merge onto Fowler Avenue
  • Turn right at Bruce B. Downs Boulevard
  • Turn right at USF Pine Drive
  • Follow USF Pine Drive to the outpatient facility

From the east

  • Take Interstate 4 west toward Tampa
  • Take exit 9 and merge onto Interstate 75 north
  • Take exit 265 and merge onto Fowler Avenue
  • Turn right at Bruce B. Downs Boulevard.
  • Turn right at USF Pine Drive
  • Follow USF Pine Dr. to the outpatient facility

From the south

  • Take Interstate 75 north toward Tampa
  • Take exit 265 and merge onto Fowler Avenue
  • Turn right at Bruce B. Downs Boulevard
  • Turn right at Pine Drive
  • Follow Pine Drive to the outpatient facility

From the west and airport

  • Take Interstate 275 north through downtown Tampa
  • Take exit 51, Fowler Avenue
  • Turn right onto Fowler Avenue
  • Turn left onto Bruce B. Downs Boulevard
  • Turn right at USF Pine Drive
  • Follow USF Pine Drive to the outpatient facility

Parking

Parking during your visit is always free and easily accessible. Guests can park in the top lot located directly in front of the building, which also provides handicap accessible parking spaces. If no spots are available, guests can park in the mulch lot located inside the gates on the right-hand side when exiting the property from the main drive.

Public transportation

Shriners Healthcare for Children — Florida is a short distance from the HART University Area Transit Center located at 13110 N. 27th St., Tampa, FL 33612. For more information on bus schedules and fares, please reference the HART website.

Shriners Transportation

Transportation to and from our facility can be arranged through our supporting Shrine temples (chapters). Prior to your visit, please contact your local Shrine temple to organize your transportation arrangements.

Supporting temples: 

Shrine Center
Telephone
Location/Counties served
 Alee  912-335-4222

Southeast Georgia

 Amara  561-627-2100

Martin, Okeechobee, Palm Beach, St. Lucie

 Araba  239-334-8496

Charlotte, Collier, Glade, Hendry, Lee

 Bahia  407-660-8811

Lake, Orange, Osceola, Seminole, Sumter, Volusia

 Egypt  813-886-6154 Citrus, Hernando, Pasco, Highland, Polk

 Hadji  850-476-9384 Escambia, Okaloosa, Santa Rosa, Walton

 Hasan  229-432-1011 Southwest Georgia

 Mahi  305-325-0411 Broward, Dade, Monroe

 Marzuq  850-385-3010 Gadsden, Jefferson, Lafayette, Leon, Taylor, Wakulla, Madison

 Morocco  904-642-5200, Ext. 32
Alachua, Baker, Bradford, Clay, Columbia, Dixie, Duval, Flagler, Gilchrist, Hamilton, Levy,  Marion, Nassau, Putnam, St. Johns, Suwanee, Union

 Sahib  941-366-4449 DeSoto, Hardee, Manatee, Sarasota

 Shaddai   850-763-3802 Bay, Calhoun, Franklin, Gulf, Holmes, Jackson, Liberty, Washington