There are 3 ways to get from Orlando to Sarasota by bus, train or car

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Bus  •  4 h 34 min

  1. Take the bus from Orlando, Fl to Tampa, Fl 3749 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Tampa, Fl to Sarasota, Fl 3749 / ...

$30 - $63

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Train, bus  •  5 h 1 min

  1. Take the train from Orlando Amtrak to Tampa Amtrak Silver Star
  2. Take the bus from Tampa, Fl to Sarasota, Fl 3749 / ...

$44 - $92

Drive  •  2 h 14 min

  1. Drive from Orlando to Sarasota 132.2 miles

$12 - $19

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The cheapest way to get from Orlando to Sarasota is to drive which costs $12 - $19 and takes 2 h 14 min.

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The quickest way to get from Orlando to Sarasota is to drive which costs $12 - $19 and takes 2 h 14 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Orlando to Sarasota. However, there are services departing from Orlando, Fl and arriving at Ringling Bv @ Judicial Center Wb via Tampa, Fl and Cattlemen Transfer Station Leave. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 4 h 34 min.

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The distance between Orlando and Sarasota is 109 miles. The road distance is 132.2 miles.

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The best way to get from Orlando to Sarasota without a car is to bus which takes 4 h 34 min and costs $29 - $65.

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It takes approximately 4 h 34 min to get from Orlando to Sarasota, including transfers.

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Orlando to Sarasota bus services, operated by Greyhound USA, depart from Orlando, Fl station.

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

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Yes, the driving distance between Orlando to Sarasota is 132 miles. It takes approximately 2 h 14 min to drive from Orlando to Sarasota.

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There are 1192+ hotels available in Sarasota. Prices start at $80 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Orlando to Sarasota.
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  • Distance: 109.4 miles
  • Duration: 4 h 34 min

What companies run services between Orlando, FL, USA and Sarasota, FL, USA?

You can take a bus from Orlando to Sarasota via Tampa, Fl, Sarasota, Fl, and Cattlemen Transfer Station Leave in around 4 h 34 min.

Train operators
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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Phone
+1 1-800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Orlando Amtrak to Tampa Amtrak
Ave. Duration
2 h 3 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$29 - $65
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$29 - $45
Flexi Coach Seat
$50 - $75
Business Coach Seat
$40 - $65
Room
$150 - $220
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 Orlando, Fl to Tampa, Fl
Ave. Duration
1 h 40 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$14 - $35
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$14 - $21
Flexible
$25 - $35
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

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