The cheapest times to fly from SRQ to FLL are

  • January 8th to January 28th
  • May 28th to July 22nd (except the week of June 25th)
  • August 6th 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 SRQ to FLL is early September. Prices can be as high as $1427 for Sunday flights during early to mid May, or as low as $322 for Tuesday flights around early September.


When to Fly to Fort Lauderdale

Flying from Sarasota/Bradenton, FL (SRQ) to Fort Lauderdale, FL (FLL) will usually cost between $378 to $748 per person if booking more than four weeks in advance. On average the very cheapest time to fly is early September with an average ticket price of $356. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is early to mid May, with an average price of $816. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $460 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $502 can be considered a good price for a round-trip SRQ to FLL flight.

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

SRQ to FLL Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the SRQ to FLL flight is cheaper than the average and costs less than the average flight leaving from Sarasota. The average price per mile (for a direct flight) is $1.79, which is above 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 $96 (17%) 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 $480. Return trip prices are from the FLL 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 FLL 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 18 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 SRQ to FLL while comparing.

Destination alternative #1: Miami International Airport (MIA) in Miami, FL

  • 21 miles (34 km) away from FLL
  • Usually 8.96% less expensive than FLL
  • 1-layover flights available

See SRQ to MIA flights


Flight Hacking SRQ to FLL

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 FLL — but Champion Traveler does!

Hack #1: Columbus, OH (SRQ > LCK > FLL)

  • Price for both tickets: $390
  • Average savings: $112 (22.31%)

See SRQ to LCK flights

Hack #2: Atlanta, GA (SRQ > ATL > FLL)

  • Price for both tickets: $400
  • Average savings: $103 (20.42%)

See SRQ to ATL flights

Hack #3: Greensboro/High Point, NC (SRQ > GSO > FLL)

  • Price for both tickets: $410
  • Average savings: $92 (18.33%)

See SRQ to GSO flights


Flight Questions Answered

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

Which airlines fly this route?

You can find 7 major airlines flying this route most often: American, Delta, Emirates, Frontier, JetBlue, Qatar Airways, United, and potentially more during busy seasons.

How far away is it from Fort Lauderdale-Hollywood International Airport to Sarasota/Bradenton International Airport?

The distance between the two airports is roughly 174 miles or 280 kilometers.

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

The real-world flight time for a nonstop SRQ to FLL flight is about 1 hour 18 minutes.

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

It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 54 available flights from SRQ to FLL.


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 FLL
Destination airport name Fort Lauderdale-Hollywood International Airport
City Fort Lauderdale, FL
Country the United States
Latitude 26.1
Longitude -80.1


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