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Route Information for Flights from Minneapolis - St. Paul to Sarasota

Origin Airport IATA Code MSP
Destination Airport IATA Code TPA
Distance 1307 mi
Direct Flight Airlines Sun Country Airlines, Southwest Airlines, Delta Air Lines
Earliest Flight Arrival 4:06PM UTC
Latest Flight Arrival 4:59AM UTC

Finding Flights from Minneapolis to Sarasota

Airports in Minneapolis

The city of Minneapolis is served by the Minneapolis-Saint Paul International Airport. The airport is situated to the southeast of the city. Several domestic airlines and three international airlines serve the airport. Travelers looking for cheap flights from Minneapolis can search for flights from several airlines at once on Orbitz.com, including Air Canada, Southwest Airlines, Alaska Airlines, American Airlines, Delta Airlines, Frontier Airlines, United Airlines and US Airways. Minneapolis-Saint Paul International Airport is a joint military-civilian airport. The airport is situated approximately 10 miles from both downtown Saint Paul and downtown Minneapolis.

Parking at Minneapolis Airport

Minneapolis-Saint Paul International Airport offers a variety of parking options. Covered parking is available for visits lasting more than nine hours at a rate of $8 for the first hour and a daily maximum charge of $22. Value parking is also available at a rate of $8 for the first hour and a daily maximum charge of $16. For visits less than nine hours, short-term parking is available at a rate of $5 for the first hour and up to a maximum of $36 a day.

Transportation at the Minneapolis Airport

Travelers departing from the Minneapolis-Saint Paul International Airport can take advantage of a range of transportation services, including car rental companies, van and shuttle services, and taxi services. Public transportation is also available through the Metro Transit. The public bus service serves the Twin Cities metro area. Taxi service is available to and from the airport. Fares average between $38 and $49 for trips to and from downtown Minneapolis. Fares from downtown St. Paul range between $30 and $37.

Restaurants at the Minneapolis Airport

Several dining options are available at the Minneapolis-Saint Paul International Airport, making it easy for travelers to enjoy breakfast and a cup of coffee or a quick snack prior to boarding their flight. Restaurant options include A&W, Burger King, Caribou Coffee, Dunn Bros Coffee, Einstein Bros. Bagels, French Meadow Bakery Cafe, La Brea Bakery Café and Starbucks Coffee. By searching for multiple airlines at once on Orbitz.com, it is easy to find cheap flights from Minneapolis.

Flights to Sarasota

The Sarasota Bradenton International Airport, located at 6000 Airport Circle, Sarasota, FL, serves the passengers of Delta, AirTran, jetBlue, US Airways and Air Canada airlines. By using the search features at Orbitz.com, travelers can find budget flights to Sarasota without hiring a travel planner. Downtown is just six miles south of the airport, while the city of Bradenton is ten miles to the north, making travel to and from the facilities fast and relatively inexpensive.

Going to and From Sarasota Bradenton International Airport

For those who want to drive during their stay, rental cars are available through Alamo, Avis, Budget, Dollar, Enterprise, Hertz, National and Thrifty. Free shuttles may be available through your hotel or airline, although the public bus also offers affordable rides at just $1.50 per person. Taxis and other hired cars are available on an individual basis. The typical fare for traveling from the airport to downtown is $40.

The Weather in Sarasota

By and large, the seasons are good to travelers in Sarasota, though reading through the reviews at Orbitz.com may help people decide when to schedule certain events. The year-round temperature averages 72 degrees, but the temps can reach into the 90s during the summer months or dip into the chilly 40s or 50s during the coldest parts of the year. However, snow in Sarasota is an anomaly.

Sarasota Sights and Entertainment

Sarasota is a focal point for cultural arts and conservation in Florida. Each year the Sarasota Orchestra hosts a three-week music festival that draws people in from around the world. Students from Florida State University complete their master's training at the Asolo Conservatory there, and several theater, opera and ballet houses fill the city. The city is also home to the Mote Marine Laboratory and Sarasota Jungle Gardens, which attract nature lovers from across Florida and beyond. While Orbitz.com is crafty at finding the best flights to Sarasota, travelers can also use it to book accommodations and get discounts for the city's top attractions.

Flights from Minneapolis - St. Paul to Sarasota - Frequently Asked Questions

Am I able to catch a flight from Minneapolis - St. Paul to Sarasota now?

Head to the Covid-19 Travel Advisor for the most up-to-date info on quarantine requirements and travel restrictions when flying from Minneapolis - St. Paul to Sarasota.

Are there non-stop flights from Minneapolis - St. Paul to Sarasota?

There sure are. As a matter of fact, there are 3 airlines that will fly you directly from MSP to Tampa Airport. Lock in your ticket with one of these top carriers:

  • Delta
  • Sun Country Airlines
  • Spirit Airlines
What is the shortest flight from Minneapolis - St. Paul to Sarasota?

The quickest flight time from Minneapolis, MN Airport (MSP-Minneapolis - St. Paul Intl.) to SRQ Airport is 3 hours and 52 minutes, which gives you ample time to enjoy a red wine or get absorbed in a good movie.

What airlines fly from Minneapolis - St. Paul to Sarasota most frequently?

Consider booking a flight with Delta (DL), which flies frequently along this route. This airline offers 108 flights every month between Minneapolis - St. Paul Intl. Airport (MSP) and Tampa Intl. Airport (TPA). Also check out the great airfares from Sun Country Airlines (SY). Offering 30 flights every month between Minneapolis - St. Paul and Sarasota, they'll make sure your journey is just as enjoyable as the destination.

If I am not able to travel due to COVID-19, can I cancel my flight to Sarasota?

We get that traveling right now has its challenges, so it's good to know that many reservations booked through us are able to be cancelled or changed. If your travel plans to Sarasota have been affected by COVID-19, a lot of airlines are making things easier by offering credits to use at a later date. Just sign in to your account and you'll quickly see what options are available. Our Customer Service Portal is the place to go for more information.

Are there flights to Sarasota with flexible change policies?

In most cases you'll have the option to reschedule your flight to Sarasota without a change fee. All you have to do then is pay the difference between the old flight and the new one. Look for the "no change fees" filter and book with confidence.

What is the cheapest day of the week to fly?

Consider flying out early in the week to save on your airfare. Orbitz data from 2020 shows that Monday is the cheapest day to depart, followed by Tuesday. Saturday showed the highest average ticket prices likely because many travelers prefer to start their vacation on a weekend.

What is the cheapest month to fly?

We won't keep you guessing, according to Orbitz data the cheapest month to fly is August. Perfect for those who need a weekend getaway, or just a break from it all before the weather changes. Be aware that the most expensive time to fly is the height of summer, with ticket prices peaking in the month of June.

How can I save money on flights?

To really save big on your next vacation, think outside the box. Select two different airlines or fare types for your return trip and you'll generally get a much better deal. Those who tried this on Orbitz in 2020 saved up to 45% on their airfares. Get mixing and matching today!

*According to flight demand on Orbitz.com from January to December 2020. Savings are subject to change based on departure location, date and destination.

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