The cheapest times to fly from SRQ to BLQ are

  • January 8th to April 1st
  • April 23rd to May 13th
  • October 22nd to December 9th

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 SRQ to BLQ is early February. Prices can be as high as $2199 for Saturday flights during early to mid August, or as low as $729 for Tuesday flights around early February.


When to Fly to Bologna

Flying from Sarasota/Bradenton, FL (SRQ) to Bologna (BLQ) will usually cost between $730 to $1728 per person if booking more than four weeks in advance. On average the very cheapest time to fly is early February with an average ticket price of $730. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is early to mid August, with an average price of $2199. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $1469 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $1115 can be considered a good price for a round-trip SRQ to BLQ flight.

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

SRQ to BLQ Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the SRQ to BLQ flight is slightly more expensive than the average and costs slightly more than the average flight leaving from Sarasota. The average price per mile (for a direct flight) is $0.14, which is far below average.


Flight Prices by Day of the Week

Tuesday is usually the cheapest day to depart and return on this flight. Saturdays are the most expensive days to fly to Bologna, and Fridays are the most expensive days to return to Sarasota. Selecting flights on the least expensive days could save you up to $133 (11%) 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 $1077. Return trip prices are from the BLQ to SRQ 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 SRQ to BLQ can generally find a 2-layover flight. Because there is not usually a direct flight option the real-world direct flight time of 10 hour 9 minutes may not be realistic.


Flight Hacking SRQ to BLQ

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 SRQ to BLQ — but Champion Traveler does!

Hack #1: New York, NY (SRQ > JFK > BLQ)

  • Price for both tickets: $934
  • Average savings: $182 (16.28%)

See SRQ to JFK flights

Hack #2: London (SRQ > LHR > BLQ)

  • Price for both tickets: $949
  • Average savings: $166 (14.89%)

See SRQ to LHR flights

Hack #3: Prague (SRQ > PRG > BLQ)

  • Price for both tickets: $1081
  • Average savings: $34 (3.05%)

See SRQ to PRG flights


Flight Questions Answered

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

Which airlines fly this route?

You can find 8 major airlines flying this route most often: Air Canada, Air France, Alitalia, American, Delta, KLM, Lufthansa, United, and potentially more during busy seasons.

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

The distance between the two airports is roughly 5093 miles or 8196 kilometers.

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

The real-world flight time for a nonstop SRQ to BLQ flight is about 10 hour 9 minutes.

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

It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 12 available flights from SRQ to BLQ.


Airport Location Info


Departing Airport

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

Return Airport

Destination code BLQ
Destination airport name Bologna Airport
City Bologna
Country Italy
Latitude 44.5
Longitude 11.3


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