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There are 8 ways to get from Key West to Bradenton by ferry, bus, shuttle, car or plane

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

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Ferry, bus  •  8h 18m

  1. Take the ferry from Key West, FL to Fort Myers Beach, FL Key West
  2. Take the bus from Fort Myers, FL - McDonalds to Bradenton, FL - McDonalds 304 / ...

$153 - $200

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Bus  •  11h 41m

  1. Take the bus from Key West, Fl to Miami, Fl 3718 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Miami Airport to Bradenton, FL - McDonalds 304 / ...

$51 - $106

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Shuttle, bus  •  11h 24m

  1. Take a shuttle bus from Key West, FL to Miami, FL - International Airport To the Airports
  2. Take the bus from Miami Airport to Bradenton, FL - McDonalds 304 / ...

$119 - $181

Drive  •  7h 13m

  1. Drive from Key West to Bradenton 386.6 miles

$35 - $55

Fly to Sarasota/Bradenton  •  6h 35m

  1. Fly from Key West (EYW) to Sarasota/Bradenton (SRQ) EYW - SRQ

$242 - $1,206

Fly to Tampa, Amtrak Thruway  •  6h 23m

  1. Fly from Key West (EYW) to Tampa (TPA) EYW - TPA
  2. Take the Amtrak Thruway from Tampa, FL to Bradenton, FL

Fly to Orlando, bus  •  7h 40m

  1. Fly from Key West (EYW) to Orlando (MCO) EYW - MCO
  2. Take the bus from Orlando, FL - McDonalds to Bradenton, FL - McDonalds

$141 - $498

Fly to Fort Lauderdale, bus  •  7h 38m

  1. Fly from Key West (EYW) to Fort Lauderdale (FLL) EYW - FLL
  2. Take the bus from Fort Lauderdale – Hollywood International Airport to Bradenton, FL - McDonalds

$114 - $406

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The cheapest way to get from Key West to Bradenton is to drive which costs $35 - $55 and takes 7h 13m.

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The quickest way to get from Key West to Bradenton is to fly which costs $240 - $1,300 and takes 6h 35m.

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The distance between Key West and Bradenton is 210 miles. The road distance is 386.6 miles.

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The best way to get from Key West to Bradenton without a car is to ferry and bus which takes 8h 18m and costs $150 - $200.

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It takes approximately 8h 18m to get from Key West to Bradenton, including transfers.

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The best way to get from Key West to Bradenton is to bus which takes 11h 41m and costs $50 - $110. Alternatively, you can fly, which costs $240 - $1,300 and takes 6h 35m.

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There is no direct flight from Key West Airport to Sarasota/Bradenton Airport. The quickest flight takes 4h 24m and has one stopover.

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Yes, the driving distance between Key West to Bradenton is 387 miles. It takes approximately 7h 13m to drive from Key West to Bradenton.

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American Airlines and Delta offer flights from Key West Airport to Sarasota/Bradenton Airport.

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There are 1326+ hotels available in Bradenton. Prices start at $128 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Key West to Bradenton.
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  • Distance: 210.5 miles
  • Duration: 8h 18m

What companies run services between Key West, FL, USA and Bradenton, FL, USA?

You can take a bus from Key West to Bradenton via Key West, Fl, Miami, Fl, Airport Station, Mia@Lower Level Ramp, Miami Airport, Bradenton, FL - McDonalds, and Cypress Creek Blvd/SR 64 Walmart in around 11h 41m. Alternatively, Delta and American Airlines fly from Key West to Bradenton every 2 hours.

Airlines
Silver Airways
Website
silverairways.com
Flights from Key West to Tampa
Ave. Duration
1h 20m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $850
Flights from Key West to Tampa via Fort Lauderdale
Ave. Duration
3h 30m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $850
Flights from Key West to Orlando
Ave. Duration
1h 25m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $800
Flights from Key West to Fort Lauderdale
Ave. Duration
1h 5m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$95 - $650
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Key West to Sarasota/Bradenton via Charlotte
Ave. Duration
6h 33m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$280 - $1,200
Flights from Key West to Tampa via Miami
Ave. Duration
2h 51m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$250 - $1,100
Flights from Key West to Orlando via Miami
Ave. Duration
3h 27m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $650
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from Key West to Sarasota/Bradenton via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
5h 21m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$240 - $1,200
Bus operators
The Florida Express Bus
Phone
407-442-2810
Website
busticketreservations.com
Bus from Fort Myers, FL - McDonalds to Bradenton, FL - McDonalds
Ave. Duration
1h 30m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$27 - $60
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American Bus Tickets
Bus from Miami Airport to Bradenton, FL - McDonalds
Ave. Duration
4h 5m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$27 - $65
More information at
American Bus Tickets
Bus from Orlando, FL - McDonalds to Bradenton, FL - McDonalds
Ave. Duration
2h 2m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$27 - $60
More information at
American Bus Tickets
Bus from Fort Lauderdale – Hollywood International Airport to Bradenton, FL - McDonalds
Ave. Duration
3h 30m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$27 - $60
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American Bus Tickets
Keys Shuttle
Phone
+1 (888) 765-9997 | (305) 289-9997
Website
keysshuttle.com
Shuttle from Key West, FL to Miami, FL - International Airport
Ave. Duration
4h
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$90 - $110
Schedules at
keysshuttle.com
Book at
keysshuttle.hudsonltd.net
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 Key West, Fl to Miami, Fl
Ave. Duration
4h 15m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$22 - $35
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$22 - $35
Flexible
$40 - $65
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
+1 215-856-7924
Website
amtrak.com
Bus from Tampa, FL to Bradenton, FL
Ave. Duration
1h 20m
Frequency
Twice daily
Website
amtrak.com
Ferry operators
Key West Express
Phone
+1 239-463-5733
Website
keywestexpress.net
Ferry from Key West, FL to Fort Myers Beach, FL
Ave. Duration
3h 30m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$95
Book at
Key West Express

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The best way to get from Key West to Key West Airport is to bus which takes 6m and costs $2 - $4.

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