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Downtown Sarasota Bay Runner Trolley
Lido and St. Armands Trolley

The free Sarasota Bay Runner Trolley operates 7 days a week from 8:00 AM - Midnight. See the map above for fixed stops and pickup points.

From Lido Key Public Beach Pavilion to Ted Sperling Park / South Lido Beach along Ben Franklin Drive, the driver will drop off where requested, (pull the yellow cord along the outside wall), and can be flagged down.

The trolley begins at the east end of Main Street at Kane Plaza. The location is nearby the Legacy Trail and the trolley has a rack that carries 2 bicycles on the front, similar to a Sarasota County Area Transit bus. The SCAT buses also stop nearby on Fruitville Road and Ringling Blvd. If you zoom in on the above map, you can see the blue bus icons

Passengers may bring coolers, chairs and umbrellas, as long as they fit in the seating area.

There is a wheelchair lift and two wheelchair spots on board. (Check with the lifeguards at Lido Beach for a balloon tire beach wheelchair.)

The trolley is operated by CPR Medical Transport. 866-212-7771 The App Store and Google Play App is called "TheBayRunner."

OnDemand carSarasota County operates an OnDemand service from downtown Sarasota to St. Armands, Lido and Longboat Key. The On Demand operates much like Uber, but with a fixed ride charge of $1.25 per person. You can download the OnDemand app here.


 

 

For details on these and other attractions, please click on the icon on the map or see the Attractions list.

Bay Runner Trolley
Stop #1 - The Bay Runner trolley begins at Kane Plaza, at the east end of Main Street in downtown Sarasota, FL. 

Bay Runnery Trolley Stop
Trolley stop #2 at Main St. and Fletccher.

 Bay Runner Trolley
Trolley stop #3 in front of Hollywood 11 movie theater.

 Bay Runner Trolley Stop 4
Trolley stop #4 heading west to Lido near the corner of Main and Osprey Ave.

Downtown Trolley
Trolley stop #5 at Main St. and Leomon Ave. westbound stop in front of Patrick's 1481 restaurant.

Bay Runner Trolley Stop 6
Trolley stop #6 at Main Street and Palm Avenue heading west to Lido Key and St. Armands Circle. Currently the last stop before Ringling Bridge westbound.

Bayrunner Trolley Stop Ritz Carleton
Stop #7 John Ringling Blvd. at Sunset Drive / Ritz Carleton (Coming Soon when construction is complete.)

Stop #8 John Ringling Blvd. across the street from Plymouth Harbor.

Bay Runner Trolley Stop 9
Bay Runner Stop #9 in front of the church at the corner of Adams Drive on John Ringling Blvd.

Bay Runner Trolley Stop Circle
Bay Runner Trolley stop at John Ringling Blvd. and St. Armands Circle on the NW corner.

Bay Runner Trolley Stop 10
Bay Runner Trolley Stop 10 at Lido Beach access near the intersection of John Ringling Blvd. and Ben Franklin Drive beach access. Catch the trolley here to also return to downtown Sarasota.

Bay Runner Trolley Lido Pavilion
Bay Runner Trolley stop at Lido Pavilion. Catch the trolley to downtown Sarasota, St. Armands and South Lido. Request stops from the driver before reaching Ted Sperling Park.

Bay Runner Trolley Stop St. Armands
Bay Runner Trolley Stop at Fillmore Drive and St. Armands Circle. Catch the trolley here to return to downtown Sarasota.

Bay Runner Trolley Stop Adams Dr.
Bay Runner Trolley stop in front of 500 John Ringling Blvd. and Adams Drive. Catch the trolley here to return to downtown Sarasota from St. Armands Circle.

Bay Runner Trolley Stop Plymouth Harbor
Bay Runner Trolley Stop at John Ringling Blvd. and Plymouth Harbor. Catch the trolley here to return to downtown Sarasota.

Trolley Stop Golden Gate
Trolley stop at Golden Gate Point across from the Ritz Carlton.

Bay Runner Trolley Stop at Palm Ave.
Bay Runner Trolley Stop at Palm Ave. and Main Street heading east. Catch the trolley here to head towards North Washington Dr., Hollywood 11 Movies and the Courthouse.

Bay Runner Trolley
Bay Runner trolley stop on the south side of Main Street for the trolley heading east at Lemon Avenue.

Bay Runner Trolley Osprey Main
Bay Runner Trolley Osprey Ave. and Main St. heading East to Movies and the Courthouse.

Bay Runner Trolley
Trolley stop at 1970 Main St. across from Hollywood 11 Movie Theater.

Downtown Sarasota