The cheapest times to fly from SAF to SRQ are

  • January 1st to March 4th
  • April 16th to July 15th (except the weeks of May 7th, May 21st, June 25th, and July 2nd)
  • September 3rd to September 23rd
  • October 22nd to November 18th

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 SAF to SRQ is early December. Prices can be as high as $978 for Sunday flights during late December, or as low as $284 for Tuesday flights around early December.


When to Fly to Sarasota

Flying from Santa Fe, NM (SAF) to Sarasota/Bradenton, FL (SRQ) will usually cost between $337 to $727 per person if booking more than four weeks in advance. On average the very cheapest time to fly is early December with an average ticket price of $348. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is late December, with an average price of $748. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $400 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $495 can be considered a good price for a round-trip SAF to SRQ flight.

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

SAF to SRQ Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the SAF to SRQ flight is much cheaper than the average and costs less than the average flight leaving from Santa Fe. The average price per mile (for a direct flight) is $0.21, which is below average.


Flight Prices by Day of the Week

Tuesday is usually the cheapest day to depart and return on this flight. 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 $197 (31%) 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 $440. Return trip prices are from the SRQ to SAF 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 SAF 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 3 hour 40 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 SAF to SRQ while comparing.

Destination alternative #1: Southwest Florida International Airport (RSW) in Fort Myers, FL

  • 77 miles (124 km) away from SRQ
  • Usually 28.69% less expensive than SRQ
  • 1-layover flights available

See SAF to RSW flights

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

  • 40 miles (64 km) away from SRQ
  • Usually 22.63% less expensive than SRQ
  • 1-layover flights available

See SAF to TPA flights

Destination alternative #3: Orlando International Airport (MCO) in Orlando, FL

  • 104 miles (167 km) away from SRQ
  • Usually 17.58% less expensive than SRQ
  • 1-layover flights available

See SAF to MCO flights


Flight Questions Answered

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

Which airlines fly this route?

You can find 3 major airlines flying this route most often: American, Delta, United, and potentially more during busy seasons.

How far away is it from Sarasota/Bradenton International Airport to Santa Fe Municipal Airport?

The distance between the two airports is roughly 1493 miles or 2403 kilometers.

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

The real-world flight time for a nonstop SAF to SRQ flight is about 3 hour 40 minutes.

How many flights go between Santa Fe, NM and Sarasota/Bradenton, FL?

It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 22 available flights from SAF to SRQ.


Airport Location Info


Departing Airport

Origination codeSAF
Origination airport nameSanta Fe Municipal Airport
CitySanta Fe, NM
Countrythe United States

Return Airport

Destination codeSRQ
Destination airport nameSarasota/Bradenton International Airport
CitySarasota/Bradenton, FL
Countrythe United States


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