The cheapest times to fly from PNS to SRQ are

  • January 1st to February 11th
  • July 9th to November 11th (except the week of July 30th)
  • 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 PNS to SRQ is mid to late September. Prices can be as high as $1255 for Friday flights during early to mid May, or as low as $158 for Tuesday flights around mid to late September.


When to Fly to Sarasota

Flying from Pensacola, FL (PNS) to Sarasota/Bradenton, FL (SRQ) will usually cost between $178 to $427 per person if booking more than four weeks in advance. On average the very cheapest time to fly is mid to late September with an average ticket price of $172. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is early to mid May, with an average price of $683. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $510 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $287 can be considered a good price for a round-trip PNS to SRQ flight.

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

PNS to SRQ Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the PNS to SRQ flight is much cheaper than the average and costs much less than the average flight leaving from Pensacola. The average price per mile (for a direct flight) is $0.51, which is above average.


Flight Prices by Day of the Week

Tuesday is usually the cheapest day to depart and return on this flight. Fridays 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 $96 (28%) 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 $246. Return trip prices are from the SRQ to PNS 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 PNS 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 1 hour 37 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 PNS to SRQ while comparing.

Destination alternative #1: Tampa International Airport (TPA) in Tampa, FL

  • 40 miles (64 km) away from SRQ
  • Usually 21.12% less expensive than SRQ
  • Nonstop flights available

See PNS to TPA flights

Destination alternative #2: Orlando International Airport (MCO) in Orlando, FL

  • 104 miles (167 km) away from SRQ
  • Usually 20.77% less expensive than SRQ
  • Nonstop flights available

See PNS to MCO flights

Destination alternative #3: Melbourne International Airport (MLB) in Melbourne, FL

  • 127 miles (204 km) away from SRQ
  • Usually 8.55% less expensive than SRQ
  • 1-layover flights available

See PNS to MLB flights

Destination alternative #4: Southwest Florida International Airport (RSW) in Fort Myers, FL

  • 77 miles (124 km) away from SRQ
  • Usually 1.40% less expensive than SRQ
  • 1-layover flights available

See PNS to RSW flights


Flight Questions Answered

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

Which airlines fly this route?

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

How far away is it from Sarasota/Bradenton International Airport to Pensacola International Airport?

The distance between the two airports is roughly 352 miles or 566 kilometers.

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

The real-world flight time for a nonstop PNS to SRQ flight is about 1 hour 37 minutes.

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

It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 58 available flights from PNS to SRQ.


Airport Location Info


Departing Airport

Origination code PNS
Origination airport name Pensacola International Airport
City Pensacola, FL
Country the United States
Latitude 30.5
Longitude -87.2

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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