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Fares from $88 One Way, $166 Round Trip from St. Louis to Sarasota

Prices starting at $166 for return flights and $88 for one-way flights to Sarasota were the cheapest prices found within the past 7 days, for the period specified. Prices and availability are subject to change. Additional terms apply.

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Route Information for Flights from St. Louis to Sarasota

Origin Airport IATA CodeSTL
Destination Airport IATA CodeTPA
Distance869 mi
Direct Flight AirlinesSouthwest Airlines
Earliest Flight Arrival9:10PM UTC
Latest Flight Arrival6:55PM UTC

Cheap Flights from St Louis to Sarasota

Lambert-St. Louis International Airport

Planning a trip on a budget can often be a challenge. Orbitz.com allows travelers to search many different airlines at once to find cheap flights from St. Louis, Missouri. The Lambert-St. Louis International Airport is located 15 miles northwest of downtown on Airflight Drive. Thirteen airlines provide services to the airport, including US Airways, United Airlines, Delta and American Airlines.

Parking at the Airport

Parking at the Lambert-St. Louis International Airport is provided by Super Park. Both long-term and short-term parking are available. Shuttle services are available 24 hours a day to and from the parking areas to the main terminal. Super Park ensures the closest parking available, and in many cases, parking is within walking distance to the terminal. Fees are charged by the hour or by the day with discounts for weekly parking.

Transportation to the Airport

Go Best Express Airport Shuttle offers shared shuttle rides to and from all downtown hotels and businesses in St. Louis. Shuttles are available every 15 to 30 minutes all day, and reservations are recommended. The MetroLink has 37 stations that provide service to and from the airport. The Link is available for a flat fee. The Metropolitan Taxicab Commission services the Lambert-St. Louis International Airport, and it provides metered transportation in and around St. Louis. Exact fares depend on the destination, and taxis require an additional $3 airport fee. Limos are available for rent by the day or by the hour, and many local hotels provide complimentary shuttles to and from the airport for their guests. Orbitz.com can assist travelers in locating cheap car rental agencies in the area.

Dining Options at Lambert-St. Louis International Airport

The Lambert-St. Louis International Airport offers many excellent food options for those who want to eat before their flight. The Great American Bagel Company offers many bagel varieties, as well as fresh coffee and juice. Starbucks is available at the Lambert's East Terminal and has a selection of blended coffees and bakery items. For travelers who prefer a sit-down meal before reaching the airport, Half and Half is located near the airport in St. Louis and offers eggs, toast, bacon and fresh donuts. For individuals looking for travel deals, Orbitz.com can provide assistance in locating cheap flights from St. Louis.

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 St. Louis to Sarasota - Frequently Asked Questions

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

There aren't any direct flights on this route. But American Airlines, Delta Air Lines and United Airlines can fly you from St. Louis, MO (STL-Lambert-St. Louis Intl.) to Sarasota, FL (SRQ-Sarasota-Bradenton Intl.) with only one stopover.

What is the shortest flight from St. Louis to Sarasota?

Keep that movie marathon for another day, because the trip from St. Louis, MO (STL-Lambert-St. Louis Intl.) to Sarasota, FL (SRQ-Sarasota-Bradenton Intl.) can be as quick as 2 hours and 44 minutes.

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 2019 shows that Tuesday is the cheapest day to depart, followed by Monday. 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 February. Perfect for those who need a weekend getaway, or just a fresh start to the new year. Be aware that the most expensive time to fly isn't the height of summer, as most people assume, but the festive month of December.

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 2019 saved over 50% on their airfares. Get mixing and matching today!

*According to flight demand on Orbitz.com from January to December 2019. Savings are subject to change based on departure location, date and destination.

^Savings based on all package bookings with Flight + Hotel made on Orbitz.com from January 1, 2019 to December 31, 2019 as compared to the price of the same components booked separately. Savings will vary based on origin/destination, length of trip, stay dates and selected travel supplier(s). Savings not available on all packages.