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Cheapest price$13.00
Shortest Duration1h 10m
Trips per day2
bus carriers2
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How much does a bus ticket from Sarasota to Tampa cost?

Based on the last 30 days, the cheapest average bus fares from Sarasota to Tampa were $15.67.

The best way to find cheap deals on bus tickets from Sarasota to Tampa is by booking earlier as most bus companies increase the price as the departure date approaches. By booking 18 days out, tickets are on average $3.20 cheaper than those that are booked last minute.

How long is the bus ride from Sarasota to Tampa?

The distance between Sarasota and Tampa is approximately 42.69 miles, or 68.69 kilometers. The average travel time for a bus between these two cities is around 1 hour and 17 minutes, although the absolute fastest you could get there is 1 hour and 10 minutes.

Looking for ways to pass the time? Most buses are equipped with Wi-Fi, which means you can stream music, browse social media or get some work done during your ride. That said, in case your bus has a spotty signal, or is among the few without Wi-Fi, we also recommend downloading TV shows and movies to your mobile device in advance of your trip. That way the ride will fly by whatever the Wi-Fi situation.

What is the busiest time to travel by bus from Sarasota to Tampa?

The busiest time of the week for travel from Sarasota to Tampa by bus is usually on Tuesday. When planning to travel around this time, tickets should be booked well in advance as they may sell out and you may find buses more full than usual. Wednesday tends to be when the fewest number of bus tickets are sold. If you’re looking for a little extra space, buses departing at this time are the least likely to be crowded.

What bus companies travel from Sarasota to Tampa?

On average there are 2 scheduled bus trips per day. Greyhound has the most regularly scheduled departures from Sarasota to Tampa, with an average of 2 trips per day and 23 monthly trips. 2 bus carriers serve the route from Sarasota to Tampa. Of the 2 trips there are 2 trips that are direct connections to Tampa.

2 carriers offer Sarasota to Tampa bus trips

Greyhound

Book Greyhound from Sarasota to Tampa from $13.00. There are 2 trips per day offered by Greyhound from Sarasota to Tampa and you can expect on average to pay $17.68 for a Greyhound ticket to Tampa. In Sarasota, Greyhound departs to Tampa from Cattleman Transfer Ctr - 5951 Porter Way, In Tampa, Greyhound arrives at Bus Terminal - 610 E Polk St,

An average trip on Greyhound from Sarasota to Tampa takes 1 hours and 30 minutes, while the fastest available Greyhound trip will get you to Tampa in 1 hours and 10 minutes,

On weekends, Greyhound offers 2 trips per day. A one way ticket costs $18.49 for a weekend trip to Tampa.

Restroom
WiFi
Power outlet
Air conditioning
Avg. Time
1h 30m
Avg. Price
$17.68

OurBus

Book OurBus from Sarasota to Tampa from $15.00. Typically there is one OurBus schedule per day from Sarasota to Tampa and you can expect on average to pay $16.98 for a OurBus ticket to Tampa. In Sarasota, OurBus departs to Tampa from Cattleman Transfer Ctr - 5951 Porter Way, In Tampa, OurBus arrives at Nebraska Ave & Twiggs St,

An average trip on OurBus from Sarasota to Tampa takes 1 hours and 11 minutes, while the fastest available OurBus trip will get you to Tampa in 1 hours and 10 minutes,

On weekends, OurBus offers 1 trip per day and you could expect to pay $17.00 for a one way ticket for your weekend getaway trip to Tampa.

Restroom
WiFi
Extra legroom
Power outlet
Air conditioning
Free water
Avg. Time
1h 11m
Avg. Price
$16.98

Plan your next adventure

Buses to Tampa depart from one main station in Sarasota:
  • Cattleman Transfer Ctr - 5951 Porter Way
Buses arrive in Tampa at 2 stations, depending on which bus line you are traveling with. These are the main bus stations in Tampa for trips arriving from Sarasota:
  • Bus Terminal - 610 E Polk St
  • Nebraska Ave & Twiggs St