Airport Public Transit Directory


Sarasota County Area Transit (SCAT) serves the airport on Route 2 and 15.  Route
2 goes downtown, and the ride takes about 20 minutes.  Transfers to other routes
can be made downtown.  Route 2 operates hourly from 5:30am until 9:30pm ,
Monday through Saturday.  No Sunday service.  Route 15 travels along the outer
edge of town, and is mostly for use by locals.  It operates from 6:30am to 6:30pm ,
every hour on weekdays and every 90 minutes on Saturday.  No Sunday service.  
Fare is 75 cents.  More information at and look for the SCAT bus tab,
or call 941-861-5000.

Manatee County Area Transit (MCAT) also serves the airport.  Route 99, which
connects downtown Sarasota with Palmetto makes stops at the airport every half
hour from 5:25am until 7:35pm , Monday through Saturday, no Sunday service.  This
is another option to get to downtown Sarasota if needed.  Fare is $1.25 and transfers
are 25 cents, exact change only.  More info at or call 941-748-

Updated May 22, 2009

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