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Journey Information

Sarasota to Fort Lauderdale coach - cost & duration

Cheapest price£19.62
Shortest Duration3h 45m
Trips per day1
Coach lines2

Frequently Asked Questions

Is it safe to travel by coach from Sarasota to Fort Lauderdale right now?

We stand behind CDC guidelines that caution passengers against non-essential travel during the coronavirus outbreak. That said, we recognize not everyone is in a position to completely abstain. Whether it’s for work, to take care of family or to get back home, some circumstances inevitably require travel. If you’re one of those individuals who still needs to book a trip, you can continue to do so on Wanderu.

Know that most coach companies are still running at this time, though some have limited service. Visit our COVID-19 travel guide for resources and daily updates on the coronavirus and COVID travel restrictions.

In order to keep vehicles as clean and sanitized as possible, coach companies are taking extra precautions for coronavirus. For details on what various companies are doing to ensure their fleet remains safe for travel, click here.

How much is a coach ticket from Sarasota to Fort Lauderdale?

Based on daily average prices in last 30 days, £20.79 was the low point for coach fares from Sarasota to Fort Lauderdale. Coaches from Fort Lauderdale to Sarasota are similarly priced. Any tickets cheaper than £20.79 could be considered a great deal.

The best way to find cheap deals on bus tickets is by booking as early as possible, since most coach companies increase the price as the travel date approaches. You should book at least 7 days in advance. By doing so, you could save £12.42 on your ticket compared to booking at the last minute.

How long is the coach ride?

The coach usually takes around 6 hours and 3 minutes to cover the 170 miles (273 kilometers) from Sarasota, FL to Fort Lauderdale, FL. However, the fastest coach only takes 3 hours and 45 minutes. The trip is definitely on the longer side, so plan to get comfortable on the coach. It's a good idea to bring water and snacks.

What is the busiest day of the week to travel by coach?

Sunday tends to be the busiest day for coaches, as many passengers take the coach to Fort Lauderdale at the end of the week. If you are planning to travel on a Sunday, you should make sure to book tickets well in advance as they may sell out.

On the other hand, Monday is typically the least busy day for coach travel on this route. For a less crowded trip, try to book your coach travel for the beginning of the week.

When do the earliest and latest coaches leave Sarasota?

There is usually only one coach per day from Sarasota to Fort Lauderdale. It leaves the station in Sarasota at 23:00 each day. The time might vary for specific dates, so be sure to search on Wanderu for the most up-to-date information.

How many coaches are there each day?

There is usually only one coach per day from Sarasota to Fort Lauderdale. Fortunately, this happens to be a direct coach, meaning that you do not have to get on a different coach at any point during your trip.

Need more travel options? Consider taking the train from Sarasota to Fort Lauderdale; ticket prices start at £34.52.

What coach companies travel from Sarasota to Fort Lauderdale?

There are a couple of coach lines that have daily service from Sarasota, Florida to Fort Lauderdale, Florida. However, each company only runs one coach per day. We've compiled their average prices and journey times for easy comparison:

CoachDaily TripsAvg. TimeAvg. Price
Greyhound16h 23m£25.81
OurBus13h 45m£18.83

Where does the coach leave from in Sarasota?

Sarasota, Florida has two coach stations with service to Fort Lauderdale, Florida:

  • Cattleman Transfer Ctr - 5951 Porter Way

Where does the coach arrive in Fort Lauderdale?

These are the two stations where coaches may stop when they arrive in Fort Lauderdale, Florida:

  • Bus Terminal - 515 NE 3rd St
  • Ft Lauderdale Intl Airport - Arrivals Level, btwn Terminals 2 and 3

Price trends for coaches from Sarasota to Fort Lauderdale

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coach Trip Reviews from Wanderu Customers

Overall score for coaches from Sarasota, FL to Fort Lauderdale, FL
Based on 1 ratings and reviews

Based on 1 reviews
Users that traveled with Greyhound report that they were happy with the WiFi on board 100 percent of the time.
Ratings (Out of 5)
8 November 2019Visiting family
Very good.

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