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Getting to the City Center from Orlando International Airport

Orlando International Airport is located in very close proximity to the city center, only 9 km away. There are a variety of different transportation alternatives available to get to the city center from the airport. Most hotels in the city offer hotel shuttle services to the city. We recommend finding out if the hotel you are staying at offers this service, as it is the most convenient transportation alternative. You can also get to the city center from Orlando International Airport by taxis, buses, or rental cars.

Bus

Buses are a viable way to get to the airport depending on your location in the city. Lynx buses operate routes to various parts of the city from Orlando International Airport. Lynx bus 11 and Lynx bus 51 run to Downtown Orlando, Lynx bus 42 runs to International Drive, and Lynx bus 111 runs to Florida Mall/SeaWorld. Depending on your destination in the city taking the bus from the airport can take between 40-60 minutes. If you don’t have excess luggage and if you’re not in a hurry then buses are a viable transportation alternative to get to the city center. For more information on bus routes from the airport please visit Orlando International Airport’s website.

Train

The SunRail commuter train, which began in 2014, is used for transportation throughout the Greater Orlando area. The SunRail regularly operates on weekdays. To get to the city center from Orlando International Airport passengers can take the SunRail from the Sand Lake Road SunRail Station. To access the Sand Lake Road SunRail Station passengers can use the bus link from the airport. For more information please visit Orlando International Airport’s website.

Shuttle Services

There are many companies in Orlando that offer shuttle or private car services to the city center from the airport including Town Car, Orlando Airport Van, Mears Transportation, and SuperShuttle. These shuttle services are a comfortable transportation alternative to get to the city from Orlando International Airport. Vehicles that are run by these companies operate 24 hours a day. Rates can vary depending on the company you choose, the vehicle you request, and your destination in the city.

Rental Car

Renting a car from the airport to get to the city center is a very convenient transportation alternative. There are many rental car offices located onsite at the airport. You can also book your rental car beforehand by making a reservation online. Orlando has one of the largest rental car markets in the world. Renting a car is also a useful alternative to get around in the city during your trip. Rental car companies that you can choose from include Alamo, Avis, Budget, Dollar, Enterprise, E-Z, Firefly, Hertz, National, and Thrifty.

Taxi

Taxis are a very convenient way to get to the city center from the airport. Taxis are easily accessible from Level 1 of the terminal exits. Taxis do not implement a flat rate, fares are calculated based on the kilometers traveled. Taxi companies operating from Orlando International Airport include Ace Metro/Luxury Cab, Diamond Cab Company, Quick Cab, Star Taxi, Town & Country Transport and Mears Taxi Yellow/City Cab. For more information on taxi companies and rates please visit Orlando International Airport’s website.

Last Updated: April 18, 2019
Getting to Orlando International Airport from the City Center

Located in very close proximity to the city center, only 9 km away, Orlando International Airport is easily accessible by a variety of different transportation alternatives. Most hotels in the city offer hotel shuttle services to the airport. We recommend finding out if the hotel you are staying at offers this service, as it is the most convenient transportation alternative. The airport is also accessible by taxis, buses, or rental cars.

Bus

Buses are a viable way to get to the airport depending on your location in the city. Lynx buses operate routes between various parts of the city and Orlando International Airport. Lynx bus 11 and Lynx bus 51 operate from Downtown Orlando, Lynx bus 42 operates from International Drive, and Lynx bus 111 operates from Florida Mall/SeaWorld, providing transportation to the airport. Depending on your location in the city the bus route takes between 40-60 minutes. If you don’t have excess luggage and if you’re not in a hurry then buses are a viable transportation alternative to get to the airport. For more information on bus routes to the airport please visit Orlando International Airport’s website.

Train

The SunRail commuter train, which began in 2014, is used for transportation throughout the Greater Orlando area. The SunRail regularly operates on weekdays. To get to Orlando International Airport from the city center passengers can take the SunRail to the Sand Lake Road SunRail Station. From there passengers can connect to the airport using the bus link.

Shuttle Services

There are many companies in Orlando that offer shuttle or private car services to the airport including Town Car, Orlando Airport Van, Mears Transportation, and SuperShuttle. These shuttle services are a comfortable transportation alternative to get to Orlando International Airport. Vehicles that are run by these companies operate 24 hours a day. Most of these companies provide door to door services while some of them depart from specific locations in the city. Rates can vary depending on the company you choose, the vehicle you request, and your location in the city.

Rental Car

Renting a car in the city is a very convenient transportation alternative to get to the airport. There are many rental car offices located throughout the city. You can also book your rental car beforehand by making a reservation online. Renting a car in Orlando is very common. There are many well known rental car companies with offices in the city center. Renting a car is also a useful alternative to get around in the city during your trip. You can also return your vehicle at the airport. Rental car companies that you can choose from include Ace, Best Rate, Carl’s Rent a Van, Economy, Fox, Nu, Magna Auto Rentals, Priceless, Sixt, and Value.  

Taxi

Another convenient transportation alternative to get to the airport from the city center is by taxi. There are various taxi companies located throughout the city. Since Orlando is such a popular tourist destination, taxis are a very popular method of transportation. We recommend getting in a cab from a taxi stop or calling a cab to your location. Taxis from a secure taxi stop are more reliable. You can also have your hotel arrange a taxi service for you. Taxi fares are calculated based on the kilometers traveled.

Airport Information

Orlando International Airport is the city’s primary international airport and is located in close proximity to downtown Orlando, only 9 km from the city center. The airport operates international and domestic air travel and handled over 40 million passengers in 2016. The airport contains a variety of services and amenities for passengers to enjoy before or after their flight. Services geared toward ensuring passengers’ needs are met include lounges, ATMs, a lost and found, rental car agencies, postal services, pet relief areas, currency exchange services, restaurants, bars, cafes, shops, and more.

Passengers can enjoy something to eat at luxurious restaurants, fast food chains, or cafes including Auntie Anne’s, Bananas, Brioche Doree, Burger King, Camden Food Co., Carvel, Chipotle, Cinnabon, Green Leaf’s, Johnny Rivers, Le Grand Comptoir, Lobby Bar, Macaroni Grill, Starbucks, Villa Italian Kitchen, and Wendy’s. Orlando International Airport also contains a variety of stores where you can buy last minute souvenirs, Disney toys, books, clothing, and more. Shops you can find at the terminal include Bayside Brush, Beadfactory, Blue Sky Essentials, Brookstone, Cariloha, Desigual, Disney’s Earport, Gem Collection, Harley Davidson, Kennedy Space Center, Mango, Sunglass hut, Swarovski, and Swatch.

Last Updated: June 10, 2019
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