There are 4 ways to get from Sarasota to Universal Studios Florida by bus or car

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Bus Javax Bus  •  4 h 36 min

  1. Take the bus from Sarasota to Orlando, FL Javax Bus / ...

$31 - $64

3 alternative options

Bus The Florida Express Bus  •  5 h 56 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 Bradenton, FL - McDonalds to Orlando, FL - McDonalds 301 / ...

$33 - $70

Bus Amtrak  •  7 h 6 min

  1. Take the bus from Bradenton Amtrak to Orlando Amtrak Amtrak Thruway Connecting Service

Drive  •  2 h 8 min

  1. Drive from Sarasota to Universal Studios Florida 125.1 miles

$12 - $18

Questions & Answers

No, there is no direct bus from Sarasota to Universal Studios Florida. However, there are services departing from Leave Southgate Mall and arriving at International Drive And Visitors Circle via Sarasota and International Drive And Hawaiian Court. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 4 h 36 min.

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The distance between Sarasota and Universal Studios Florida is 103 miles. The road distance is 125.1 miles.

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The best way to get from Sarasota to Universal Studios Florida without a car is to bus which takes 4 h 36 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 4 h 36 min to get from Sarasota to Universal Studios Florida, including transfers.

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Sarasota to Universal Studios Florida bus services, operated by Amtrak, depart from Bradenton Amtrak station.

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Sarasota to Universal Studios Florida bus services, operated by Amtrak, arrive at Orlando Amtrak station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Sarasota to Universal Studios Florida is 125 miles. It takes approximately 2 h 8 min to drive from Sarasota to Universal Studios Florida.

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There are 6443+ hotels available in Universal Studios Florida. Prices start at $74 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Sarasota to Universal Studios Florida.
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  • Distance: 102.6 miles
  • Duration: 4 h 36 min

What companies run services between Sarasota, FL, USA and Universal Studios Florida, FL, USA?

Javax Bus operates a bus from Sarasota to Universal Studios Florida 4 times a day. Tickets cost $49 and the journey takes 2 h 15 min. The Florida Express Bus also services this route twice daily.

Bus operators
Javax Bus
Phone
407-299-6360
Email
info@floridatransportation.net
Website
javaxbus.com
Bus from Sarasota to Orlando, FL
Ave. Duration
2 h 15 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$49
Schedules at
javaxbus.com
Book at
gotobus.com
The Florida Express Bus
Phone
407-442-2810
Website
busticketreservations.com
Bus from Sarasota, FL - McDonalds to Orlando, FL - McDonalds
Ave. Duration
2 h 25 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$27 - $60
More information at
American Bus Tickets
Bus from Bradenton, FL - McDonalds to Orlando, FL - McDonalds
Ave. Duration
2 h 5 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$27 - $60
More information at
American Bus Tickets
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
1 h 1 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$0 - $2
Schedules at
mymanatee.org
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 1-800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Bus from Bradenton Amtrak to Orlando Amtrak
Ave. Duration
3 h 35 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Website
amtrak.com

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