Sun City Center travel guide

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You're Going to Love Sun City Center

With a population of 19,258, Sun City Center is a must-see destination in Florida, United States.

When to visit Sun City Center

Sun City Center in September
Estimated hotel price
$191
1 night at 3-star hotel
Sun City Center in September
Estimated hotel price
$191
1 night at 3-star hotel

Looking for warm weather? Then head to Sun City Center in July, when the average temperature is 28 °C, and the highest can go up to 33 °C. The coldest month, on the other hand, is January, when it can get as cold as 10 °C, with an average temperature of 16 °C. You’re likely to see more rain in August, when precipitation is around 226 mm. In contrast, April is usually the driest month of the year in Sun City Center, with an average rainfall of 56 mm.

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How to Get to Sun City Center

Plane

Although Sun City Center doesn’t have its own airport, you can fly to Tampa Airport (TPA), which is located 34 km from Sun City Center. The shortest flight to Sun City Center from New Zealand departs from Auckland and takes around 24h 32m.

Train

Amtrak is the only carrier operating train routes to Sun City Center. The train journey from Sun City Center to Orlando takes 2h 08m and costs around $20 for a one-way ticket. When coming by train from Winter Park, expect to pay about $20 for a 2h 45m trip.

Car

Another option to get to Sun City Center is to pick up a car hire from Orlando, which is about 132 km from Sun City Center. You’ll find branches of Dollar and Thrifty, among others, in Orlando.

Bus

Several bus lines operate bus routes to Sun City Center, including RedCoach, Greyhound and FlixBus. From Sarasota, the bus ride to Sun City Center takes 97 km and will cost you around $151. From Orlando, the ticket costs about $41 for a journey of 169 km.

Plane

Although Sun City Center doesn’t have its own airport, you can fly to Tampa Airport (TPA), which is located 34 km from Sun City Center. The shortest flight to Sun City Center from New Zealand departs from Auckland and takes around 24h 32m.

Train

Amtrak is the only carrier operating train routes to Sun City Center. The train journey from Sun City Center to Orlando takes 2h 08m and costs around $20 for a one-way ticket. When coming by train from Winter Park, expect to pay about $20 for a 2h 45m trip.

Car

Another option to get to Sun City Center is to pick up a car hire from Orlando, which is about 132 km from Sun City Center. You’ll find branches of Dollar and Thrifty, among others, in Orlando.

Bus

Several bus lines operate bus routes to Sun City Center, including RedCoach, Greyhound and FlixBus. From Sarasota, the bus ride to Sun City Center takes 97 km and will cost you around $151. From Orlando, the ticket costs about $41 for a journey of 169 km.

Airports near Sun City Center

Airlines serving Sun City Center

Lufthansa
Good (4,690 reviews)
KLM
Good (848 reviews)
SWISS
Good (945 reviews)
British Airways
Good (4,560 reviews)
Delta
Good (4,612 reviews)
Turkish Airlines
Good (2,293 reviews)
Air France
Good (981 reviews)
Austrian Airlines
Good (487 reviews)
Iberia
Good (1,596 reviews)
United Airlines
Good (4,950 reviews)
Emirates
Excellent (2,122 reviews)
Qatar Airways
Good (2,454 reviews)
Air Canada
Good (5,894 reviews)
Brussels Airlines
Good (229 reviews)
Finnair
Good (868 reviews)
Singapore Airlines
Excellent (924 reviews)
TAP AIR PORTUGAL
Good (1,180 reviews)
LOT
Good (685 reviews)
Alaska Airlines
Excellent (5,687 reviews)
Etihad Airways
Good (834 reviews)
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Where to stay in Sun City Center

If you’re on a budget, well-reviewed accommodations include Comfort Inn Sun City Center-Tampa South and Rodeway Inn Sun City Center.

Where to stay in popular areas of Sun City Center

Hiring a car in Sun City Center

Expect to pay $1.69 per litre in Sun City Center (average price from the past 30 days). Depending on the size of your car hire, filling up the tank will cost between $20.23 and $26.97. The most frequently booked car type in Sun City Center is Standard (Hyundai Santa Fe or similar). If you’re looking to save money, though, keep in mind that Intermediate car hire (Class Intermediate Car or similar) is, on average, 73% cheaper than other car hire types in the city.

Expect to pay $1.69 per litre in Sun City Center (average price from the past 30 days). Depending on the size of your car hire, filling up the tank will cost between $20.23 and $26.97. The most frequently booked car type in Sun City Center is Standard (Hyundai Santa Fe or similar). If you’re looking to save money, though, keep in mind that Intermediate car hire (Class Intermediate Car or similar) is, on average, 73% cheaper than other car hire types in the city.