Orlando International Airport
Situated just six miles southeast of Orlando, this is the second busiest airport in Florida, making it the main port of call when holidaying in this exquisite holiday destination. Due to its close proximity to various destinations within Orlando, there are numerous forms of transport available, making your commute that little bit easier.
Complimentary hotel shuttles
A number of hotels within Orlando offer a complimentary shuttle bus to and from the airport. If your hotel offers this service head to the ground transportation level at Commercial Lane and venture to the B-side of the main terminal. Here you’ll find the shuttle buses, located in spaces B42 – B47.
Situated on the ground transportation level on the A side of the main terminal between spaces A38 and A41 you’ll find several buses departing to Downtown Orlando, International Drive and the Florida Mall/SeaWorld.
These buses cost $2 for each destination, with additional connecting services available for shopping and residential areas.
There are various taxi services available from the airport, helping you reach your intended destination. Some taxis can carry up to nine people, charging the same rate, and can be found either in parking spaces A5 – A8 and A22 – A25 on the A side of the main terminal or spaces B5 – B8 and B30 – B34 on the B side of the main terminal.
There are also shuttle vans available that charge per person and can be found in spaces A9 – A10 and A36 – A37 on the A Side of the main terminal, and spaces B9 – B10 and B40 – B41 on the main terminal’s B side.
If you’d prefer to drive yourself around town then you’re in luck, as Orlando is the largest rental car market in the world. With several rental car companies located on site, you can rent a car from the airport without the worry of having to collect it from somewhere else.
These are located in both terminal A and B on the ground transportation level.
Orlando Sanford airport
As Orlando’s secondary commercial airport, Orlando Sanford International is ranked as one of the 30 busiest in the world, in terms of flight operations. With the Royal Palm Lounge providing perfect comfort whilst you wait for your flight, or transport to your hotel, Sanford International is designed to keep passengers happy at all times.
Despite being further away from major attractions, Sanford has excellent transport connections to get you to your intended destination.
There are shuttle buses available from two different companies, Horizon Coach Lines and Orlando Carriers, Inc., to take you straight to your hotel. Some hotels offer a free shuttle service, but check beforehand to see if this service is an option.
The Yellow Cab Company of Orlando provides an excellent taxi service from the airport, and is usually the most popular and efficient way to be transported to your intended destination. Taxis depart from the Welcome Centre/Ground Transportation Centre across the road in front of the terminal.
The local Lynx buses run regularly and extremely efficiently from the Welcome Centre/Ground Transportation Centre across the road in front of the terminal. These buses transport you to various locations including; I-Drive, Kissimmee and Orlando for around $10.
For those who’d prefer to drive themselves, there are various rental car companies within the airport, where you can pick up a car and drive into the sunshine to discover Orlando for yourself.