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 May
Estimated hotel price
1 night at 3-star hotel
Sun City Center in May
Estimated hotel price
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


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 36h 50m.


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 $18 for a one-way ticket. When coming by train from Winter Park, expect to pay about $30 for a 2h 45m trip.


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 Thrifty and Alamo, among others, in Orlando.


Several bus lines operate bus routes to Sun City Center, including Tornado Bus, FlixBus and El Expreso Bus. From Sarasota, the bus ride to Sun City Center takes 72 km and will cost you around $182. From Hollywood, the ticket costs about $98 for a journey of 515 km.

Airports near Sun City Center

Airlines serving Sun City Center

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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 $1.68 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 $20.09 and $26.78. The most frequently booked car type in Sun City Center is Intermediate (Nissan Sentra or similar). If you’re looking to save money, though, keep in mind that Economy car hire (Chevrolet Sonic Sedan or similar) is, on average, 69% cheaper than other car hire types in the city.