The Anna Maria Beach Resort

Airport Information

Are you booking your vacation to The Anna Maria Beach Resort and plan on flying? It is important to know where the nearby airports are located. There are four airports in the area that you can arrive and depart from and they range in distance from 30 minutes to 2 hours away from Anna Maria Island.  

We have partnered with a local concierge service to assist with renting a car or scheduling a shuttle ride from the airport to the hotel.

Shuttle & Rental Car Services

We offer an airport shuttle service to the Resort. Contact AMI Adventure Rentals at 941-254-2311 or email them at info@amiadventurerentals.com for more information on this service.  

If you prefer the option of a rental car, we have partnered with two of the major car rental providers,  Enterprise Car Rental and National Car Rental, to offer a discount to our guests.

Call 855-266-9565 and enter the code “XZ35AMV” to receive a discount off your Enterprise Car Rental. If you would like to use National Car Rental, call 888-445-5664 and enter the code “XZ35AMV” to receive a discounted rate. 

Here is a guide to the four major nearby airports so you can select the best option for your time on Anna Maria Island.

Airplane flying over the ocean

Sarasota-Bradenton International Airport (SRQ)

The Sarasota-Bradenton International Airport is the closest airport to Anna Maria Island. It is only about a 30-minute drive. The airport has free parking up to 30 minutes in the short-term parking lot, which is in front of the terminal making it easy to be picked up from there. The top airlines at the Sarasota-Bradenton International Airport are:

  • JetBlue
  • WestJet
  • American
  • Air Canada
  • Delta
  • United

Tampa International (TPA)

Tampa International Airport is a little farther away than Sarasota-Bradenton International. This airport is about an hour drive from Anna Maria Island. Since this is an international airport, you need to arrive at least two hours before your flight if you are flying internationally. The top airlines at the Tampa International Airport are:

  • Southwest
  • Delta
  • American
  • United
  • Alaska Airline
  • JetBlue
  • Spirit
  • Frontier
  • Silver Airways
  • Copa
  • Hawaiian Airlines

St. Pete – Clearwater International Airport (PIE)

When flying into PIE, you are only a 45 minute to an hour drive from Anna Maria Island. You will fly right into the center of Tampa Bay, about 9 miles north of downtown St. Petersburg. The top airlines at St. Pete – Clearwater International Airport are:

  • Allegiant
  • Sunwing
  • Sun Country

Orlando International Airport (MCO)

If you choose to fly in or out of Orlando International Airport it is the furthest from Anna Maria Island. It is about a 2-hour drive, but it is a major international gateway for the mid-Florida region. The top airlines at the Orlando International Airport are:

  • Southwest
  • Delta
  • American
  • United
  • JetBlue
  • Alaska Airlines
  • Spirit, Frontier
  • Sun Country
  • Silver Airways

We hope this has provided you all the information needed to start preparing your travel plans for your vacation to Anna Maria Island. If you have any other questions please feel free to contact us at 941-778-4178 and we would be glad to help! We hope you enjoy your stay at The Anna Maria Beach Resort.