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There are 7 ways to get from West Palm Beach/Palm Beach Airport (PBI) to Sarasota by bus, train, car or plane

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Bus The Florida Express Bus  •  6 h 55 min

  1. Take the bus from West Palm Beach Airport to Fort Lauderdale Airport Javax Bus
  2. Take the bus from Fort Lauderdale – Hollywood International Airport to Sarasota, FL - McDonalds 304 / ...

$72 - $111

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Bus Greyhound USA  •  8 h 22 min

  1. Take the bus from West Palm Beach, Fl to Ft Myers, Fl 3700
  2. Take the bus from Ft Myers, Fl to Sarasota, Fl 1008 / ...

$35 - $79

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Train, Amtrak Thruway  •  8 h 31 min

  1. Take the train from West Palm Beach Amtrak to Tampa Amtrak Silver Star
  2. Take the Amtrak Thruway from Tampa, FL to Bradenton, FL Amtrak Thruway Connecting Service

Train, bus  •  8 h 32 min

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

$56 - $132

Drive  •  3 h 33 min

  1. Drive from West Palm Beach/Palm Beach Airport (PBI) to Sarasota 178.4 miles

$17 - $26

Bus to Fort Lauderdale, fly, bus  •  7 h 33 min

  1. Take the bus from West Palm Beach Airport to Fort Lauderdale Airport
  2. Fly from Fort Lauderdale (FLL) to Tampa (TPA) FLL - TPA
  3. Take the bus from Tampa, Fl to Sarasota, Fl

$115 - $323

Bus to Miami, fly, bus  •  7 h 50 min

  1. Take the bus from West Palm Beach Airport to Miami Airport
  2. Fly from Miami (MIA) to Tampa (TPA) MIA - TPA
  3. Take the bus from Tampa, Fl to Sarasota, Fl

$126 - $333

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The cheapest way to get from West Palm Beach/Palm Beach Airport (PBI) to Sarasota is to drive which costs $17 - $26 and takes 3 h 33 min.

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The quickest way to get from West Palm Beach/Palm Beach Airport (PBI) to Sarasota is to drive which costs $17 - $26 and takes 3 h 33 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from West Palm Beach/Palm Beach Airport (PBI) to Sarasota. However, there are services departing from West Palm Beach Airport and arriving at Ringling Bv @ Judicial Center Wb via Fort Lauderdale – Hollywood International Airport, Cattlemen Rd @ Bee Ridge Square Nb and Cattlemen Transfer Station Leave. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 6 h 55 min.

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The distance between West Palm Beach/Palm Beach Airport (PBI) and Sarasota is 158 miles. The road distance is 178.4 miles.

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The best way to get from West Palm Beach/Palm Beach Airport (PBI) to Sarasota without a car is to bus which takes 6 h 55 min and costs $70 - $120.

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It takes approximately 6 h 55 min to get from West Palm Beach/Palm Beach Airport (PBI) to Sarasota, including transfers.

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West Palm Beach/Palm Beach Airport (PBI) to Sarasota bus services, operated by Greyhound USA, depart from West Palm Beach, Fl station.

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The quickest flight from Fort Lauderdale Airport to Tampa Airport is the direct flight which takes 56 min.

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West Palm Beach/Palm Beach Airport (PBI) to Sarasota bus services, operated by Greyhound USA, arrive at Sarasota, Fl station.

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Yes, the driving distance between West Palm Beach/Palm Beach Airport (PBI) to Sarasota is 178 miles. It takes approximately 3 h 33 min to drive from West Palm Beach/Palm Beach Airport (PBI) to Sarasota.

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Map of how to get from West Palm Beach/Palm Beach Airport (PBI) to Sarasota.
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  • Distance: 157.6 miles
  • Duration: 6 h 55 min

What companies run services between West Palm Beach/Palm Beach Airport (PBI), USA and Sarasota, FL, USA?

You can take a bus from West Palm Beach/Palm Beach Airport (PBI) to Sarasota via Fort Lauderdale Airport, Fort Lauderdale – Hollywood International Airport, Sarasota, FL - McDonalds, Cattlemen Rd @ Bee Ridge Square Nb, and Cattlemen Transfer Station Leave in around 6 h 55 min.

Airlines
Southwest Airlines
Website
southwest.com
Flights from Fort Lauderdale to Tampa
Ave. Duration
1 h 1 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$90 - $360
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Miami to Tampa
Ave. Duration
1 h 2 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$65 - $360
Spirit Airlines
Website
spirit.com
Flights from Fort Lauderdale to Tampa
Ave. Duration
58 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$55 - $250
Silver Airways
Website
silverairways.com
Flights from Fort Lauderdale to Tampa
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$70 - $400
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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Contact Details
Phone
+1 215-856-7924
Website
amtrak.com
Train from West Palm Beach Amtrak to Tampa Amtrak
Ave. Duration
3 h 46 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$40 - $100
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$40 - $60
Flexi Coach Seat
$70 - $110
Business Coach Seat
$65 - $100
Room
$190 - $270
Bus operators
Javax Bus
Phone
407-299-6360
Email
info@floridatransportation.net
Website
javaxbus.com
Bus from West Palm Beach Airport to Fort Lauderdale Airport
Ave. Duration
47 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$40 - $50
Schedules at
javaxbus.com
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gotobus.com
Bus from West Palm Beach Airport to Miami Airport
Ave. Duration
1 h 7 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$49
Schedules at
javaxbus.com
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The Florida Express Bus
Phone
407-442-2810
Website
busticketreservations.com
Bus from Fort Lauderdale – Hollywood International Airport to Sarasota, FL - McDonalds
Ave. Duration
3 h 15 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$27 - $60
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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 West Palm Beach, Fl to Ft Myers, Fl
Ave. Duration
3 h 5 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$18 - $45
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$18 - $28
Flexible
$30 - $45
Bus from Ft Myers, Fl to Sarasota, Fl
Ave. Duration
2 h 5 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$13 - $30
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$13 - $20
Flexible
$23 - $30
Bus from Tampa, Fl to Sarasota, Fl
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$13 - $29
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$13 - $19
Flexible
$22 - $29
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
Bus from Tampa, FL to Bradenton, FL
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Website
amtrak.com

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Spirit Airlines, Silver Airways and Southwest Airlines offer flights from Fort Lauderdale Airport to Tampa Airport.

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There are 1232+ hotels available in Sarasota. Prices start at $85 USD per night.

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Trips from West Palm Beach/Palm Beach Airport (PBI)