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There are 6 ways to get from Washington to Sarasota by plane, train, bus or car

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Fly from Reagan Washington  •  4h 19m

  1. Fly from Reagan Washington (DCA) to Sarasota/Bradenton (SRQ) DCA - SRQ

$173 - $855

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Bus via Orlando  •  24h 53m

  1. Take the bus from Washington, Dc to Richmond, Va
  2. Take the bus from Richmond, Va to Orlando, Fl
  3. Take the bus from Orlando, Fl to Sarasota, Fl

$114 - $165

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Train to Baltimore, fly  •  4h 27m

  1. Take the train from Washington Union Station to BWI Marshall Airport Amtrak Station
  2. Fly from Baltimore (BWI) to Sarasota/Bradenton (SRQ) BWI - SRQ

$226 - $904

Bus  •  20h 34m

  1. Take the bus from Arlington, VA to Bradenton, FL Atlanta route

$157 - $214

Train, bus  •  24h 49m

  1. Take the train from Washington Union Station to Tampa Union Station Silver Star
  2. Take the bus from Tampa, FL to Sarasota, FL Miami-Tampa Gulf Coast Route

$124 - $167

Drive  •  15h 50m

  1. Drive from Washington to Sarasota 963.9 miles

$90 - $140

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The cheapest way to get from Washington to Sarasota is to drive which costs $90 - $140 and takes 15h 50m.

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The quickest way to get from Washington to Sarasota is to fly which costs $170 - $900 and takes 4h 19m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Washington to Sarasota. However, there are services departing from Washington, Dc and arriving at Ringling Bv @ Judicial Center Wb via Richmond, Va, Orlando, Fl and Cattlemen Transfer Station Leave. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 24h 53m.

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The distance between Washington and Sarasota is 864 miles. The road distance is 963.9 miles.

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The best way to get from Washington to Sarasota without a car is to bus which takes 20h 34m and costs $150 - $220.

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It takes approximately 4h 19m to get from Washington to Sarasota, including transfers.

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Washington to Sarasota bus services, operated by Greyhound USA, depart from Washington, Dc station.

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The best way to get from Washington to Sarasota is to fly which takes 4h 19m and costs $170 - $900. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs $150 - $220 and takes 20h 34m.

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The quickest flight from Reagan Washington Airport to Sarasota/Bradenton Airport is the direct flight which takes 2h 35m.

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

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Map of how to get from Washington to Sarasota.
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  • Distance: 864.1 miles
  • Duration: 4h 19m

What companies run services between Washington, DC, USA and Sarasota, FL, USA?

American Airlines, Delta and two other airlines fly from Washington to Sarasota hourly. Alternatively, La Cubana operates a bus from Washington to Sarasota 3 times a week. Tickets cost $120 - $160 and the journey takes 18h 45m.

Airlines
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from Reagan Washington to Sarasota/Bradenton via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
4h 51m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$320 - $2,400
Flights from Reagan Washington to Sarasota/Bradenton via Detroit
Ave. Duration
5h 11m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$320 - $2,400
Flights from Baltimore to Sarasota/Bradenton via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
4h 55m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$250 - $1,200
Flights from Baltimore to Sarasota/Bradenton via Detroit
Ave. Duration
5h 19m
When
Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$290 - $1,300
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Reagan Washington to Sarasota/Bradenton
Ave. Duration
2h 35m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$310 - $1,700
Flights from Reagan Washington to Sarasota/Bradenton via Charlotte
Ave. Duration
4h 39m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$310 - $1,700
Flights from Reagan Washington to Sarasota/Bradenton via Philadelphia
Ave. Duration
4h 58m
When
Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$310 - $1,700
Flights from Baltimore to Sarasota/Bradenton via Charlotte
Ave. Duration
4h 36m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$260 - $1,200
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Reagan Washington to Sarasota/Bradenton via Newark
Ave. Duration
4h 58m
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$340 - $3,400
JetBlue Airways
Website
jetblue.com
Flights from Reagan Washington to Sarasota/Bradenton via Boston
Ave. Duration
5h 35m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
$600 - $3,400
Allegiant Air
Website
allegiantair.com
Flights from Baltimore to Sarasota/Bradenton
Ave. Duration
2h 23m
When
Monday and Friday
Estimated price
$190 - $800
Train operators
Amtrak Northeast Regional
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Contact Details
Phone
+1 215-856-7924
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Washington Union Station to BWI Marshall Airport Amtrak Station
Ave. Duration
28m
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$35 - $65
Website
amtrak.com
Reserved Coach Seat
$35 - $65
Business Class Seat
$55 - $100
Amtrak Acela Express

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
Train from Washington Union Station to BWI Marshall Airport Amtrak Station
Ave. Duration
22m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$75 - $110
Website
amtrak.com
Business Seat
$75 - $110
First Class
$75 - $190
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.

Rome2rio's guide to Amtrak
Contact Details
Phone
+1 215-856-7924
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Washington Union Station to Tampa Union Station
Ave. Duration
21h 18m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$100 - $150
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$100 - $150
Premium
$330 - $460
Flexi Coach Seat
$210 - $310
Business Seat
$220 - $320
Bus operators
La Cubana
Phone
+1 305-541-1700
Website
lacubanabus.com
Bus from Arlington, VA to Bradenton, FL
Ave. Duration
18h 45m
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$120 - $160
Schedules at
lacubanabus.com
OurBus
Phone
+1 844-800-6828
Website
ourbus.com
Bus from Tampa, FL to Sarasota, FL
Ave. Duration
1h 5m
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
$18 - $21
Book at
ourbus.com
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 Washington, Dc to Richmond, Va
Ave. Duration
2h 5m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$16 - $24
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$16 - $24
Flexible
$35 - $55
Bus from Richmond, Va to Orlando, Fl
Ave. Duration
16h 20m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$75 - $110
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$75 - $110
Flexible
$110 - $170
Bus from Orlando, Fl to Sarasota, Fl
Ave. Duration
3h 50m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$20 - $29
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$20 - $29
Flexible
$40 - $60

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More Questions & Answers

Yes, the driving distance between Washington to Sarasota is 964 miles. It takes approximately 15h 50m to drive from Washington to Sarasota.

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United Airlines, JetBlue Airways, American Airlines and Delta offer flights from Reagan Washington Airport to Sarasota/Bradenton Airport.

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There are 1510+ hotels available in Sarasota. Prices start at $126 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Washington to Reagan Washington Airport is to subway which takes 15m and costs $2 - $4.

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