There are 6 ways to get from Sarasota to Destin by plane, taxi, bus 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 Valparaiso  •  5 h 42 min

  1. Fly from Sarasota/Bradenton (SRQ) to Valparaiso (VPS) SRQ - VPS

$220 - $1,006

Cheapest option

Bus, taxi  •  16 h 33 min

  1. Take the bus from Sarasota, Fl to Tallahassee, Fl
  2. Take the bus from Tallahassee, Fl to Pensacola, Fl
  3. Take a taxi from Pensacola, Fl to Destin

$197 - $331

4 alternative options

Fly to Panama City, taxi  •  6 h 38 min

  1. Fly from Sarasota/Bradenton (SRQ) to Panama City (ECP) SRQ - ECP
  2. Take a taxi from Panama City to Destin

$330 - $1,252

Fly to Pensacola, taxi  •  6 h 8 min

  1. Fly from Sarasota/Bradenton (SRQ) to Pensacola (PNS) SRQ - PNS
  2. Take a taxi from Pensacola to Destin

$310 - $1,062

Bus, taxi via Tampa, Fl  •  14 h

  1. Take the bus from Sarasota, Fl to Tampa, Fl
  2. Take the bus from Tampa, Fl to Tallahassee, Fl
  3. Take the bus from Tallahassee, Fl to Pensacola, Fl
  4. Take a taxi from Pensacola, Fl to Destin

$208 - $345

Drive  •  8 h 7 min

  1. Drive from Sarasota to Destin 493.1 miles

$45 - $70

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Sarasota to Destin is to drive which costs $45 - $70 and takes 8 h 7 min.

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The quickest way to get from Sarasota to Destin is to fly which costs $220 - $1,100 and takes 5 h 42 min.

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The distance between Sarasota and Destin is 321 miles. The road distance is 493.1 miles.

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The best way to get from Sarasota to Destin without a car is to bus and taxi which takes 14 h and costs $200 - $350.

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It takes approximately 5 h 42 min to get from Sarasota to Destin, including transfers.

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There is no direct flight from Sarasota/Bradenton Airport to Valparaiso Airport. The quickest flight takes 3 h 59 min and has one stopover.

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Destin is 1 h behind Sarasota. It is currently 1:22 AM in Sarasota and 12:22 AM in Destin.

Yes, the driving distance between Sarasota to Destin is 493 miles. It takes approximately 8 h 7 min to drive from Sarasota to Destin.

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  • Distance: 321.5 miles
  • Duration: 5 h 42 min

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

Delta and American Airlines fly from Sarasota to Destin hourly.

Airlines
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from Sarasota/Bradenton to Valparaiso via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
5 h 1 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $950
Flights from Sarasota/Bradenton to Panama City via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
4 h 48 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $1,100
Flights from Sarasota/Bradenton to Panama City via Detroit, Atlanta
Ave. Duration
8 h 45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$310 - $1,300
Flights from Sarasota/Bradenton to Pensacola via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
5 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $900
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Sarasota/Bradenton to Valparaiso via Charlotte
Ave. Duration
5 h 12 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$220 - $1,000
Flights from Sarasota/Bradenton to Valparaiso via Dallas/Ft.Worth
Ave. Duration
5 h 40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$270 - $1,100
Flights from Sarasota/Bradenton to Panama City via Charlotte
Ave. Duration
7 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$250 - $1,100
Flights from Sarasota/Bradenton to Panama City via Dallas/Ft.Worth
Ave. Duration
7 h 55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$310 - $1,300
Flights from Sarasota/Bradenton to Panama City via Reagan Washington, Charlotte
Ave. Duration
8 h 21 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$310 - $1,300
Flights from Sarasota/Bradenton to Pensacola via Charlotte
Ave. Duration
4 h 53 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$220 - $950
Flights from Sarasota/Bradenton to Pensacola via Dallas/Ft.Worth
Ave. Duration
5 h 27 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$260 - $1,100
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.

Rome2rio's guide to Greyhound USA
Contact Details
Phone
+1 214-849-8100/1-800-231-2222
Email
ifsr@greyhound.com
Website
greyhound.com
Bus from Sarasota, Fl to Tampa, Fl
Ave. Duration
1 h 25 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$13 - $29
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$13 - $19
Flexible
$22 - $29
Bus from Tampa, Fl to Tallahassee, Fl
Ave. Duration
5 h 35 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$28 - $70
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$28 - $45
Flexible
$50 - $70
Bus from Tallahassee, Fl to Pensacola, Fl
Ave. Duration
4 h 15 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$26 - $65
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$26 - $40
Flexible
$45 - $65
Bus from Sarasota, Fl to Tallahassee, Fl
Ave. Duration
9 h 30 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$30 - $85
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$30 - $55
Flexible
$60 - $85
Other operators
Taxi from Panama City to Destin
Ave. Duration
1 h 12 min
Estimated price
$120 - $150
Red Cabs of Panama City
Phone
+1 850-733-2227
Website
myfloridacabs.com
H2O Shuttle Taxi and Limo
Phone
+1 850-708-2870
Emerald Taxi
Phone
+1 850-792-2546
Website
emeraldtaxiandshuttle.com

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