There are 6 ways to get from Boston to Sarasota by plane, bus, train or car

Select an option below to see step-by-step directions and to compare ticket prices and travel times in Rome2rio's travel planner.

Recommended option

Fly to Sarasota/Bradenton  •  5 h 9 min

  1. Fly from Boston (BOS) to Sarasota/Bradenton (SRQ) BOS - SRQ

$222 - $962

Cheapest option

Fly to Tampa, bus  •  8 h 52 min

  1. Fly from Boston (BOS) to Tampa (TPA) BOS - TPA
  2. Take the bus from Tampa, Fl to Sarasota, Fl

$114 - $744

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Bus, Amtrak Thruway  •  32 h 21 min

  1. Take the bus from Boston, MA - South Station to New York City, NY - Port Authority Bus Terminal
  2. Take the bus from Union City, NJ to Fort Myers, FL
  3. Take the Amtrak Thruway from Fort Myers, FL to Sarasota, FL

Train, bus  •  32 h 39 min

  1. Take the train from Boston South Station to New York Penn Station
  2. Take the train from New York Penn Station to Tampa Amtrak
  3. Take the bus from Tampa, Fl to Sarasota, Fl

$304 - $851

Bus  •  33 h 45 min

  1. Take the bus from Boston, MA - South Station to New York City, NY - Port Authority Bus Terminal
  2. Take the bus from New York, Ny to Orlando, Fl
  3. Take the bus from Orlando, Fl to Sarasota, Fl

$144 - $373

Drive  •  23 h 35 min

  1. Drive from Boston to Sarasota 1406.3 miles

$130 - $200

Questions & Answers

No, there is no direct bus from Boston station to Sarasota. However, there are services departing from Boston, MA - South Station and arriving at Sarasota, FL via Port Authority Bus Terminal, Union City, NJ and Fort Myers, FL. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 32 h 21 min.

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The distance between Boston and Sarasota is 1229 miles. The road distance is 1406.3 miles.

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The best way to get from Boston to Sarasota without a car is to bus and Amtrak Thruway which takes 32 h 21 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 5 h 9 min to get from Boston to Sarasota, including transfers.

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Boston to Sarasota bus services, operated by Peter Pan Bus Lines, arrive at Boston, MA - South Station.

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The best way to get from Boston to Sarasota is to fly which takes 5 h 9 min and costs . Alternatively, you can bus and Amtrak Thruway, which costs and takes 32 h 21 min.

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The quickest flight from Boston Airport to Sarasota/Bradenton Airport is the direct flight which takes 3 h 16 min.

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Boston to Sarasota bus services, operated by Greyhound USA, arrive at Sarasota, Fl station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Boston to Sarasota is 1406 miles. It takes approximately 23 h 35 min to drive from Boston to Sarasota.

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JetBlue Airways, United Airlines, American Airlines and Delta offer flights from Boston Airport to Sarasota/Bradenton Airport.

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Map of how to get from Boston to Sarasota.
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  • Distance: 1229.4 miles
  • Duration: 5 h 9 min

What companies run services between Boston, MA, USA and Sarasota, FL, USA?

JetBlue Airways, Delta and three other airlines fly from Boston to Sarasota hourly. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Boston to Sarasota via New York City, NY - Port Authority Bus Terminal, Port Authority Bus Terminal, 31St St At Palisade Ave, Union City, NJ, and Fort Myers, FL in around 32 h 21 min.

Airlines
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from Boston to Sarasota/Bradenton
Ave. Duration
3 h 31 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$270 - $2,200
Flights from Boston to Sarasota/Bradenton via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
5 h 21 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$270 - $2,200
Flights from Boston to Tampa
Ave. Duration
3 h 23 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $1,800
Flights from Boston to Tampa via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
5 h 8 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $1,800
JetBlue Airways
Website
jetblue.com
Flights from Boston to Sarasota/Bradenton
Ave. Duration
3 h 16 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$600 - $2,500
Flights from Boston to Sarasota/Bradenton via New York JFK
Ave. Duration
5 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$600 - $2,500
Flights from Boston to Tampa
Ave. Duration
3 h 13 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $1,500
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Boston to Sarasota/Bradenton via Reagan Washington
Ave. Duration
5 h 19 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$480 - $1,900
Flights from Boston to Sarasota/Bradenton via Philadelphia
Ave. Duration
5 h 29 min
When
Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$480 - $1,900
Flights from Boston to Sarasota/Bradenton via Charlotte
Ave. Duration
5 h 37 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$480 - $1,900
Flights from Boston to Tampa via Charlotte
Ave. Duration
5 h 8 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $1,400
Southwest Airlines
Website
southwest.com
Flights from Boston to Tampa via Baltimore
Ave. Duration
4 h 55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$280 - $1,300
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Boston to Sarasota/Bradenton via Newark
Ave. Duration
5 h 28 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$440 - $2,400
Flights from Boston to Tampa via Newark
Ave. Duration
4 h 58 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$230 - $1,900
Spirit Airlines
Website
spirit.com
Flights from Boston to Tampa
Ave. Duration
3 h 18 min
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
$130 - $1,400
Flights from Boston to Tampa via Baltimore
Ave. Duration
5 h 10 min
When
Monday and Friday
Estimated price
$130 - $1,400
Train operators
Amtrak Acela Express

Amtrak is a rail service that connects the US and three Canadian provinces. Covering 21,000 route miles (34,000km) Amtrak operates more than 300 trains daily. These medium and long distance intercity services operate at speeds of up to 240km/h, to more than 500 destinations. Founded in 1971, it is based in Washington, D.C. and offers four classes of travel: First Class, Sleeper, Business and Coach. Ticket fares are divided into five subclasses: Saver, Value, Flexible, Business and Premium. Amtrak trains are known for their wide seats, plug-in power, big windows and storage capabilities.

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Contact Details
Phone
+1 1-800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Boston South Station to New York Penn Station
Ave. Duration
3 h 42 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$120 - $340
Website
amtrak.com
Business Seat
$120 - $260
First Class Seat
$220 - $340
Amtrak

Amtrak is a rail service that connects the US and three Canadian provinces. Covering 21,000 route miles (34,000km) Amtrak operates more than 300 trains daily. These medium and long distance intercity services operate at speeds of up to 240km/h, to more than 500 destinations. Founded in 1971, it is based in Washington, D.C. and offers four classes of travel: First Class, Sleeper, Business and Coach. Ticket fares are divided into five subclasses: Saver, Value, Flexible, Business and Premium. Amtrak trains are known for their wide seats, plug-in power, big windows and storage capabilities.

Rome2rio's guide to Amtrak
Contact Details
Phone
+1 1-800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Train from New York Penn Station to Tampa Amtrak
Ave. Duration
25 h 21 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$160 - $480
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$160 - $240
Flexi Coach Seat
$280 - $410
Business Coach Seat
$340 - $480
Room
$600 - $900
Bus operators
Greyhound USA

Greyhound is a leading bus company based in Dallas, Texas, serving over 3800 destinations across North America, Mexico and Canada. Greyhound carries around 18 million passengers a year who travel 5.4 billion miles (8.6 billion km) a year on their fleet of around 1700 vehicles. For travel flexibility, you can board or get off a Greyhound bus at official Greyhound stations, partner stations and curbside stops. There are around 230 Greyhound stations across the US where you can both catch your bus and buy tickets, that are also available on the official website and via the mobile app.

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Contact Details
Phone
+1 214-849-8100/1-800-231-2222
Email
ifsr@greyhound.com
Website
greyhound.com
Bus from Tampa, Fl to Sarasota, Fl
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$13 - $29
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$13 - $19
Flexible
$22 - $29
Bus from Boston, Ma to New York, Ny
Ave. Duration
6 h 55 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
$26 - $65
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$26 - $40
Flexible
$45 - $65
Bus from New York, Ny to Orlando, Fl
Ave. Duration
24 h 55 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$100 - $260
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$100 - $170
Flexible
$190 - $260
Bus from Orlando, Fl to Sarasota, Fl
Ave. Duration
3 h 50 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$20 - $50
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$20 - $30
Flexible
$35 - $50
Peter Pan Bus Lines
Phone
1-800-343-9999
Website
peterpanbus.com
Bus from Boston, MA - South Station to New York City, NY - Port Authority Bus Terminal
Ave. Duration
3 h 45 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$21 - $40
Website
peterpanbus.com
La Cubana
Phone
+1 305-541-1700
Website
lacubanabus.com
Bus from Union City, NJ to Fort Myers, FL
Ave. Duration
24 h 42 min
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$120 - $160
Schedules at
lacubanabus.com
Amtrak

Amtrak is a rail service that connects the US and three Canadian provinces. Covering 21,000 route miles (34,000km) Amtrak operates more than 300 trains daily. These medium and long distance intercity services operate at speeds of up to 240km/h, to more than 500 destinations. Founded in 1971, it is based in Washington, D.C. and offers four classes of travel: First Class, Sleeper, Business and Coach. Ticket fares are divided into five subclasses: Saver, Value, Flexible, Business and Premium. Amtrak trains are known for their wide seats, plug-in power, big windows and storage capabilities.

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Contact Details
Phone
+1 1-800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Bus from Fort Myers, FL to Sarasota, FL
Ave. Duration
1 h 40 min
Frequency
Once daily
Website
amtrak.com

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