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Directions to Walt Disney World Orlando

If you're driving to the Walt Disney World® Resort in Florida, knowing which way to go and what exist to get off will take a lot of stress off your vacation.

Below are ways to get to Walt Disney World from Orlando International Airport, how to get there from within Florida, including the Walt Disney World Interstate exits and directions from varies cities within the United States.

Getting to Walt Disney World from the Orlando International Airport

Disney's Magical Express Transportation

Your best options to get to Walt Disney Resort from the airport to use Disney's Magical Express Service, an airport shuttle or car rental.

Disney's Magical Express Service - is a free comfortable transportation to and from the airport in deluxe air-conditioned motor coaches provided by Disney World Resort. With Disney's Magical Express Service, you save on transportation costs, tolls, parking, and more. Upon arrival, your luggage is picked up at Orlando International Airport. Disney takes you from the airport to your hotel check-in, while your bags go straight to your room.
When your vacation's over, you and your bags are whisked back from your Disney Resort to the airport. Click here to download more information regarding the Disney's Magical Express Service

Airport Shuttle - the recommended shuttle option from the Orlando International Airport to Walt Disney World Resort is Mears Airport Shuttle. Shuttle tickets may be purchased at the time of boarding. For return to the airport, the shuttle boards at the entrance of every Walt Disney World Resort hotel. Make reservations 24 hours in advance and allow a minimum of two hours before flight time.

Q. What are the best driving routes to the Walt Disney World Resort?

A. Walt Disney World Resort is located southwest of Orlando, off Interstate 4, west of the Florida Turnpike. If you're traveling by car, Walt Disney World Resort is easy to find. Here are the directions from some major US cities:

  • Atlanta, GA: I-75 South to the Florida Turnpike South toward Orlando to Interstate 4 West to Walt Disney World Resort Exits
  • Boston, MA: I-95 South to I-4 West to Walt Disney World Exits
  • Chicago, IL: I-65 South to I-24 East to I-75 South to the Florida Turnpike South toward Orlando to Interstate 4 West to Walt Disney World Resort Exits
  • Columbia, SC: I-26 East to I-95 South to I-4 West to Walt Disney World Exits
  • Dallas, TX: I-20 East to I-49 South to I-10 East to I-75 South to the Florida Turnpike South toward Orlando to Interstate 4 West to Walt Disney World Resort Exits
  • Hilton Head Island, SC: US 278 West to I-95 South to I-4 West to Walt Disney World Exits
  • New Orleans, LA: I-10 East to I-75 South to the Florida Turnpike South toward Orlando to Interstate 4 West to Walt Disney World Resort Exits
  • New York, NY: I-95 South to I-4 West to Walt Disney World Exits
  • Raleigh, NC: I-95 South to I-4 West to Walt Disney World Exits
  • Washington, DC: I-95 South to I-4 West to Walt Disney World Exits

Q: What are the best driving routes to the Walt Disney World Resort from within Florida?

A: Walt Disney World Resort is located southwest of Orlando, off Interstate 4, west of the Florida Turnpike. If you are travelling within Florida, here are directions from some major starting points.

  • From Interstate 95, U.S. Highway 1 or southbound on the Florida Turnpike: take I-4 West to Walt Disney World Exits
  • From southbound Interstate 75: take the Florida Turnpike South to Interstate 4 West to Walt Disney World Resort Exits
  • From northbound on the Florida Turnpike: take Osceola Parkway which connects with U.S. Highway 192 and the Walt Disney World Resort
  • From the Daytona area: take I-4 West to Walt Disney World Exits
  • From the Tampa area: take I-4 East to Walt Disney World Exits
  • From Miami/Ft. Lauderdale: take the Florida Turnpike North to Osceola Parkway West (Exit 249) to Walt Disney World Exits
  • From Northeast Florida: take I-95 South to I-4 West (Exit 260B, old 86) to Walt Disney World Exits
  • From Northwest Florida: take I-75 South to Florida Turnpike South (Exit 328, old 65), to I-4 West (Exit 259) to Walt Disney World Exits
  • From the Ocala Welcome Center — located at I-75 (Exit 350, old 68): take I-75 South to Florida Turnpike South (Exit 65), to I-4 West (Exit 259) to Walt Disney World Exits
  • From Orlando International Airport: take OIA South Exit (FL 417S - Toll) to the Osceola Parkway West (Exit 3) to Walt Disney World Exits
  • From Sanford Airport: take Lake Mary Blvd. West to FL 417 South to the Osceola Parkway West to Walt Disney World Exits

Q. There are so many Walt Disney World Interstate Exits. Which ones should I take?

A: Each of the Exits will take you to various parts of the Walt Disney World Resort. Some highlights from each Exit:

Exit 67:
Interstate 4Attractions: Epcot®, Downtown Disney area, Disney's BoardWalk Inn, Disney's Typhoon Lagoon

Epcot Resort Area: Disney's Yacht Club and Disney Beach Club Resorts, Disney's BoardWalk Inn and Villas, Disney's Caribbean Beach Resort, the Walt Disney World Swan and Walt Disney World Dolphin Hotels, Disney's Fantasia Gardens Miniature Golf Course
Downtown Disney Resort Area: Disney's Old Key West Resort, Disney's Port Orleans Resort – French Quarter, Disney's Port Orleans Resort – Riverside, Lake Buena Vista Golf Course

Exit 65:
Interstate 4Attractions: Disney's Animal Kingdom® Theme Park, ESPN Wide World of Sports® Complex, Disney's Blizzard Beach

Disney's Animal Kingdom Resort Area: Disney's All-Star Movies Resort, Disney's All-Star Music Resort, Disney's All-Star Sports Resort, Disney's Coronado Springs Resort, Disney's Animal Kingdom Lodge, Disney's Pop Century Resort, Disney's Winter Summerland Miniature Golf Course

Exit 64:
Interstate 4Attractions: Magic Kingdom® Park, Disney's Hollywood Studios™

Magic Kingdom Resort Area: Disney's Grand Floridian Resort & Spa, Disney's Contemporary Resort, Disney's Polynesian Resort, Disney's Wilderness Lodge, Disney's Fort Wilderness Resort & Campground, and The Villas at Disney's Wilderness Lodge, Eagle Pines Golf Course, Magnolia Golf Course, Osprey Ridge Golf Course, Oak Trail Golf Course, Palm Golf Course, Disney's Wedding Pavilion

Taking the Bus to Walt Disney World

LYNXWalt Disney World Resort is serviced by Links 50, 56 and 111

Note:
Disney's Magical Express service is a complimentary and convenient transportation that runs continuously throughout the day.

The lynx #50 bus goes from Downtown Disney to Downtown Orlando and have a stop near SeaWorld Orlando.

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