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Airplane and car are the best ways to get to Venice Florida, but local buses and bikes are good for getting you around the area.
 

 

Most people come to Venice Florida by car or by plane (map). Here are the intercity airports closes to Venice:

Airports

Sarasota-Brandenton International Airport (SRQ) on the north side of Sarasota, 24 miles (39 km), 45 minutes via US Route 41 or I-75

St Petersburg-Clearwater International Airport south of Tamp, 69 miles (111 km), 1 hour 15 minutes via I-75

Tampa International Airport (TPA) 80 miles (129 km), 1 hour 30 minutes via I-75

Southwest Florida International Airport in Fort Myers, 73 miles (117 km), 1 hour 30 minutes via I-75

Orlando International Airport (MCO) 146 miles (235 km), 2 hours 30 minutes

Miami International Airport (MIA) 207 miles (333 km), 3 hours 45 minutes

Car Rentals

Cars can be rented at any of the airports mentioned above and also at various locations in Venice.

Buses

SCAT, the Sarasota County Area Transit system, operates local and regional buses on routes to and through Sarasota and Venice. More...

Bradenton, Florida, is as close as Greyhound Lines intercity buses come to Sarasota or Venice. More...

Bicycle

Venice is a great place for bicycling, being mostly flat, with good roads and relatively slow traffic (except on the Tamiami Trail).

There are scenic bike paths along the Intracoastal Waterway and at other locations. More...


Finding Your Way in Venice

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What to See & Do

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Excursions from Venice

 

 

 

Historic train depot, Venice Florida

The historic train depot at Venice Florida, no longer served by any trains. It's now used for SCAT local and regional buses.