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

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What companies run services between Fort Lauderdale, FL, USA and Sarasota, FL, USA?

The Florida Express Bus operates a bus from Fort Lauderdale to Sarasota twice daily. Tickets cost $40 - $55 and the journey takes 3 h 15 min.

Airlines
Southwest Airlines
Website
southwest.com
Flights from Fort Lauderdale to Tampa
Avg. Duration
1 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$90 - $360
Silver Airways
Website
silverairways.com
Flights from Fort Lauderdale to Tampa
Avg. Duration
1 h 16 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$70 - $400
Spirit Airlines
Website
spirit.com
Flights from Fort Lauderdale to Tampa
Avg. Duration
1 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$55 - $250
Train operators
Amtrak
Phone
+1 1-800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Fort Lauderdale Amtrak to Tampa Amtrak
Avg. Duration
4 h 43 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$45 - $120
Website
amtrak.com
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Coach Seat
$45 - $70
Flexi Coach Seat
$80 - $120
Business Coach Seat
$80 - $120
Room
$210 - $300
Bus operators
The Florida Express Bus
Phone
407-442-2810
Website
thefloridaexpressbus.com
Bus from Fort Lauderdale – Hollywood International Airport to Sarasota, FL - McDonalds
Avg. Duration
3 h 15 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$40 - $55
Schedules at
thefloridaexpressbus.com
Book at
webstore.thefloridaexpressbus.com
Greyhound USA
Phone
+1 214-849-8100
Email
ifsr@greyhound.com
Website
greyhound.com
Bus from Ft Lauderdale, FL to Sarasota, FL
Avg. Duration
4 h 58 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$19 - $65
Website
greyhound.com
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Economy
$26 - $45
Flexible
$45 - $65
Bus from Tampa, FL to Sarasota, FL
Avg. Duration
1 h 32 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$13 - $29
Website
greyhound.com
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Economy
$13 - $19
Flexible
$22 - $29
Javax Bus
Phone
407-299-6360
Email
info@floridatransportation.net
Website
javaxbus.com
Bus from Fort Lauderdale Airport to Sarasota
Avg. Duration
4 h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$49
Schedules at
javaxbus.com
Book at
gotobus.com

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Questions & Answers

How far is it from Fort Lauderdale to Sarasota?

The distance between Fort Lauderdale and Sarasota is 273 km. The road distance is 344 km.

What is the cheapest way to get from Fort Lauderdale to Sarasota?

The cheapest way to get from Fort Lauderdale to Sarasota is to drive which costs $26 and takes 3 h 32 min.

What is the fastest way to get from Fort Lauderdale to Sarasota?

The quickest way to get from Fort Lauderdale to Sarasota is to drive which takes 3 h 32 min and costs $26.

Is there a direct bus between Fort Lauderdale and Sarasota?

No, there is no direct bus from Fort Lauderdale to Sarasota. However, there are services departing from Broward B/Se 1 A and arriving at Arrive Southgate Mall via Terminal 1 bus stop exit, Fort Lauderdale – Hollywood International Airport and Bee Ridge Rd @ Cattlemen Rd Wb. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 5 h 48 min.

How long does it take to get from Fort Lauderdale to Sarasota?

It takes approximately 5 h 48 min to get from Fort Lauderdale to Sarasota, including transfers.