The cheapest times to fly from ANC to SRQ are

  • January 8th to April 29th (except the weeks of February 12th, March 5th, and April 2nd)
  • September 3rd to November 18th (except the week of September 10th)
  • December 3rd to December 16th

based on data collected exclusively by Champion Traveler across tens of millions of flights. Among all the dates above, the very cheapest time to fly from ANC to SRQ is late January. Prices can be as high as $1513 for Sunday flights during late December, or as low as $450 for Tuesday flights around late January.


When to Fly to Sarasota

Flying from Anchorage, AK (ANC) to Sarasota/Bradenton, FL (SRQ) will usually cost between $495 to $1113 per person if booking more than four weeks in advance. On average the very cheapest time to fly is late January with an average ticket price of $489. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is late December, with an average price of $1197. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $708 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $649 can be considered a good price for a round-trip ANC to SRQ flight.

See below for a graph of average weekly prices for the ANC to SRQ route. All prices are for round-trip tickets in USD.

ANC to SRQ Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the ANC to SRQ flight is cheaper than the average and costs less than the average flight leaving from Anchorage. The average price per mile (for a direct flight) is $0.11, which is far below average.


Flight Prices by Day of the Week

Tuesday is usually the cheapest day to fly to SRQ, and Wednesday the cheapest day to fly back into ANC. Sundays are the most expensive days to fly out or take a return trip. Selecting flights on the least expensive days could save you up to $119 (15%) on this flight.

Departing prices are for round-trip flights returning on the day of departure. For example, a flight departing on Tuesday and returning a week later will cost an average of $651. Return trip prices are from the SRQ to ANC flight, and often highlight the quality of our data in showing the same trend.

Departing Prices by Day

Departure Day Prices

Return Trip Prices by Day

Return Day Prices


Nonstop Flights and Layovers

Travelers looking to fly from ANC to SRQ can generally find a 1-layover flight. Because there is not usually a direct flight option the real-world direct flight time of 7 hour 53 minutes may not be realistic.


Alternative Nearby Airports

Champion Traveler tells you which airports are nearby and whether tickets might be cheaper alternative airports nearby. Sometimes it’s worth it to fly into a closer airport and then commute to your destination. Remember that there is not usually a nonstop flight from ANC to SRQ while comparing.

Destination alternative #1: Orlando International Airport (MCO) in Orlando, FL

  • 104 miles (167 km) away from SRQ
  • Usually 15.56% less expensive than SRQ
  • 1-layover flights available

See ANC to MCO flights

Destination alternative #2: Tampa International Airport (TPA) in Tampa, FL

  • 40 miles (64 km) away from SRQ
  • Usually 5.93% less expensive than SRQ
  • 1-layover flights available

See ANC to TPA flights

Destination alternative #3: Southwest Florida International Airport (RSW) in Fort Myers, FL

  • 77 miles (124 km) away from SRQ
  • Usually 5.08% less expensive than SRQ
  • 1-layover flights available

See ANC to RSW flights


Flight Hacking ANC to SRQ

Flight hacking is when you book two tickets instead of a layover, sometimes with different airlines. You will need to either bring only a carry-on bag (highly recommended) or leave yourself plenty of time to go through security again. Flight hacking is completely allowed, but airlines don’t always tell you the cheapest way to get from ANC to SRQ — but Champion Traveler does!

Hack #1: Seattle, WA (ANC > SEA > SRQ)

  • Price for both tickets: $626
  • Average savings: $24 (3.62%)

See ANC to SEA flights


Flight Questions Answered

Still have questions about flying from ANC to SRQ? We’ve got answers.

Which airlines fly this route?

You can find 5 major airlines flying this route most often: Alaska, American, Delta, JetBlue, United, and potentially more during busy seasons.

How far away is it from Sarasota/Bradenton International Airport to Ted Stevens Anchorage International Airport?

The distance between the two airports is roughly 3830 miles or 6164 kilometers.

How long does it take to fly from ANC to SRQ?

The real-world flight time for a nonstop ANC to SRQ flight is about 7 hour 53 minutes.

How many flights go between Anchorage, AK and Sarasota/Bradenton, FL?

It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 24 available flights from ANC to SRQ.


Airport Location Info


Departing Airport

Origination code ANC
Origination airport name Ted Stevens Anchorage International Airport
City Anchorage, AK
Country the United States
Latitude 61.2
Longitude -150

Return Airport

Destination code SRQ
Destination airport name Sarasota/Bradenton International Airport
City Sarasota/Bradenton, FL
Country the United States
Latitude 27.4
Longitude -82.6


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