There are 3 ways to get from Sarasota to Clearwater by bus, taxi 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

Bus, line 18 bus  •  4 h 31 min

  1. Take the bus from Downtown Sarasota Transfer Station to 14Th St W @ 9Th Av W Nb Manatee 99
  2. Take the bus from 13th St W/6th Ave W to Bay Pines VA Hospital
  3. Take the line 18 bus from Bay Pines Medical Center to Myrtle Ave S + Court St 18

$3 - $6

2 alternative options

Taxi  •  1 h 8 min

  1. Take a taxi from Sarasota to Clearwater 55.4 miles

$130 - $170

Drive  •  1 h 8 min

  1. Drive from Sarasota to Clearwater 55.4 miles

$5 - $8

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Sarasota to Clearwater is to bus and line 18 bus which costs $3 - $7 and takes 4 h 31 min.

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The quickest way to get from Sarasota to Clearwater is to taxi which costs $130 - $170 and takes 1 h 8 min.

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The distance between Sarasota and Clearwater is 47 miles. The road distance is 55.4 miles.

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It takes approximately 4 h 31 min to get from Sarasota to Clearwater, including transfers.

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No, there is no direct bus from Sarasota station to Clearwater. However, there are services departing from Downtown Sarasota Transfer Station and arriving at Myrtle Ave S + Court St via 13th St W/6th Ave W and Bay Pines Medical Center. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 4 h 31 min.

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

You can take a bus from Sarasota to Clearwater via 14Th St W @ 9Th Av W Nb Manatee, 13th St W/6th Ave W, Bay Pines VA Hospital, and Bay Pines Medical Center in around 4 h 31 min.

Bus operators
Sarasota County Area Transit
Website
scgov.net
Bus from Downtown Sarasota Transfer Station to 14Th St W @ 9Th Av W Nb Manatee
Ave. Duration
59 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$2
Schedules at
scgov.net
Manatee County Area Transit
Phone
(941) 749-7116
Email
mcat@mymanatee.org
Website
mymanatee.org
Bus from 1st St/N Lemon Ave to 14th St W/9th Ave W
Ave. Duration
58 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$0 - $2
Schedules at
mymanatee.org
Bus from 13th St W/6th Ave W to Bay Pines VA Hospital
Ave. Duration
1 h 4 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$0 - $2
Schedules at
mymanatee.org
Pinellas Suncoast Transit Authority
Phone
+1 727-540-1900
Email
ride@psta.net
Website
psta.net
Bus from Bay Pines Medical Center to Myrtle Ave S + Court St
Ave. Duration
1 h 7 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$3
Schedules at
psta.net
Other operators
Taxi from Sarasota to Clearwater
Ave. Duration
1 h 8 min
Estimated price
$130 - $170
Yellow Cab of Sarasota
Phone
+1 941-955-3341
Website
yellowcabofsarasota.com

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