Getting to Siesta Key

Siesta Key is a barrier island of Sarasota. It is located 40 miles south of Tampa, Florida along the Gulf of Mexico. If you are traveling by car, take exit 205 off I-75. This will lead you down Clark Road and over Stickney Pt. Bridge. The road ends at Midnight Pass Rd. Siesta Key lodging is located on both ends of the key. Turtle Beach is to the South, and the Siesta Key Public Beach is to the north.

If you choose to fly, SRQ is the airport that serves the Sarasota area. SRQ is an international airport, with flights arriving and departing daily and is approximately 10 miles north of Siesta Key. If you are looking for a larger variety of carriers, TPA (Tampa, FL) is an hours drive away and is home to most airlines.

Airlines serving SRQ

  Website: Phone:
Air Canada 1-888-247-2262
Air France 1-800-237-2747
Alitalia 1-800-223-5730
AirTran 1-800-247-8726
Delta 1-800-221-1212
JetBlue 1-866-794-6049
KLM 1-800-618-0104
US Airways 1-800-428-4322

Car Rentals, Taxi Service & Public Transportation

Car Rental is available at SRQ. Please contact the following companies for rates and additional information.

  Website: Phone:
Enterprise 1-800-261-7331
Hertz 1-800-654-3131
Thrifty 1-800-847-4389

If you are looking for taxi service, the following provide area and airport transportation.

Diplomat Taxi 941-365-8294
Metro Taxi 941-365-4075
Yellow Cab 941-955-3341

Sarasota provides local public transportation via area bus lines, with several stops along Siesta Key. For information on routes and rates, Sarasota County Authority Transit (SCAT) can be reached at (941) 316-1234, or online at