Orlando International Airport (MCO) is Florida's busiest airport with more than 30 scheduled airlines, four charters and five cargo companies providing non-stop service to 88 destinations in the United States and 24 international cities.
Orlando International Airport, is centrally located and easily accessible to all Orlando area theme parks, attractions and downtown Orlando. Located within 15 miles (24 kilometers) from the Orlando International Airport off the Interstate 4 is the International Drive area, noted for its high concentration of hotel chains, the Orange County Convention Center and major Orlando theme parks, SeaWorld, Universal Studios, Islands of Adventure and the Wet 'n' Wild water park. Linked by Interstate 4 (I-4) and 20 miles southwest of Orlando International Airport is the famed Walt Disney World.
The Main Terminal features three levels.
Level 1: Ground transportation (buses, shuttles, limos, and taxicabs) are located on the lower level.
Level 2: Baggage claim and curbside pick-up is located on the middle level.
Level 3: Ticket counters, security checkpoints, and gates are located on the upper level. The Main Terminal also features four concourses.
Orlando International Airport Address
For flight information, call (407) 825-TIME or (407) 825-8463 or (407) 825-1511
(407) 825-2622 or (407) 825-2666 (After Hours)
For travel within the United States: 90 minutes prior to scheduled departure
For International Travel: 2 hours prior to scheduled departure
Take I-4 and exit at SR 417. Proceed south and follow signs to Orlando International Airport
From the Florida Turnpike, take the SR 528 exit and follow the SR 528 east towards Orlando International Airport. You can exit at exit 11B.
Orlando Airport Bus Service
Orlando International Airport is serviced by the following LYNX Buses. Links 11, 42, 51 & 111
Sand Lake Road SunRail station / Orlando International Airport connector
|Destination||South Orange Avenue / Orlando International Airport (Orange County)|
|Times||6:06-9:30 a.m. and 4:15-8:05 p.m. Only|
|Frequency||Every 30 minutes|
|Destination||International Drive / Orlando International Airport (Orange County)|
|Times||5:35 - 9:40 a.m. and 4:06 – 7:53 p.m. Only|
|Frequency||Every 30 minutes|
|Destination||Orlando Int'l Airport / Seaworld (Orange County)|
Weekdays every 30 minutes 5:28-9:18 a.m. and 3:32-8:18 p.m.
No weekend SunRail station service.
|Frequency||Every 30 minutes/60 minutes off-peak|
Orlando Airport Taxi
Taxis at Orlando International Airport are available on both the A and B sides of the Main Terminal, on the Ground Transportation Level (Level) 1, at Commercial Lane parking spaces: A5, A6, A7, A8, A22, A23, A24, A25 & B5, B6, B7, B8, B20, B21, B22, B23, B24, B25
Taxis may carry up to 9 passengers, and charge the same rate regardless of the number of passengers. All taxicabs picking up at the Airport are regulated by the City of Orlando's Vehicle-for-Hire ordinance which requires fares to be determined by a taximeter. Flat rate fees are not authorized.
Shuttle Van & Buses at Orlando International Airport
Taking a shared shuttle van from Orlando International Airport is a cost effective way to get to your destination. Before making arrangements for a shuttle service, save yourself some money by first checking to see if your hotel offers complimentary transportation to/from Orlando International Airport.
Here is a list of some Orlando Hotels that might provide complimentary transportation to/from Orlando International Airport, with their contact phone numbers.
Below are estimated fare from Orlando International Airport to various destinations
|Winter Park / Maitland||$28||$22||$48||$37|
|Lake Buena Vista||$22||$17||$36||$27|
|Walt Disney World||$22||$17||$36||$27|
Mears Transportation Orlando Airport Location
Mears - operates from counters on Levels 1 and 2 (A and B side)
Load in Commercial Lane Spaces
A side – Mears A9, A10, A36, & A37
B side – Mears B9, B10, B40 & B41
Disney Magical Express Orlando Airport Location
Disney Magical Express located level one B side.
For more information about the Orlando International Airport, call 407-825-2001.
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As of 2016, The Orlando International Airport (MCO), is the second busiest airport in Florida, the 13th busiest in the United States, and the 41st busiest in the world.
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Driving Distance from Orlando FL. to
|Albuquerque||1547||2490||3 h 13 m|
|Anchorage||3805||6124||7 h 54 m|
|Boise||2193||3529||4 h 33 m|
|Boston||1116||1796||2 h 30 m|
|Chicago||977||1572||2 h 11 m|
|Dallas||952||1532||2 h 8 m|
|Denver||1538||2476||3 h 12 m|
|Des Moines||1133||1823||2 h 32 m|
|Detroit||967||1557||2 h 10 m|
|Honolulu||4734||7619||9 h 50 m|
|Houston||850||1369||1 h 54 m|
|Indianapolis||820||1319||1 h 50 m|
|Las Vegas||2041||3285||4 h 14 m|
|Los Angeles||2210||3557||4 h 35 m|
|Louisville||722||1162||1 h 44 m|
|Minneapolis||1326||2134||2 h 45 m|
|Memphis||695||1118||1 h 40 m|
|Milwaukee||1077||1734||2 h 25 m|
|Newark||930||1497||2 h 5 m|
|New York||945||1520||2 h 7 m|
|New Orleans||541||870||1 h 20 m|
|Oklahoma City||1059||1705||2 h 22 m|
|Omaha||1218||1960||2 h 43 m|
|Philadelphia||880||1417||1 h 58 m|
|Phoenix||1855||2985||3 h 51 m|
|Pittsburgh||829||1334||1 h 51 m|
|Portland (ME)||1211||1949||2 h 42 m|
|Portland (OR)||2526||4065||5 h 15 m|
|San Antonio||1035||1666||2 h 19 m|
|San Diego||2147||3455||4 h 27 m|
|San Francisco||2443||3932||5 h 4 m|
|Salt Lake City||1908||3071||3 h 58 m|
|Seattle||2554||4110||5 h 18 m|
|Sioux Falls||1338||2154||2 h 47 m|
|St. Louis||866||1394||1 h 56 m|
|Spokane||2334||3757||4 h 51 m|
|Topeka||1099||1769||2 h 27 m|
|Washington DC||746||1202||1 h 48 m|
Driving directions from Orlando International Airport to
|Orlando International Airport||Walt Disney World||Take the south exit from Orlando International Airport to State Road 417. Take State Road 417 south to Osceola Parkway (Exit 3). Turn right on Osceola Parkway heading west to Walt Disney World.|
|Orlando International Airport||Kissimmee Resort Area||Take the south exit from Orlando International Airport to State Road 417. Take State Road 417 south to Celebration Avenue (Exit 2). Turn right on Celebration Avenue heading north to U.S. 192.|
|Orlando International Airport||Downtown Orlando||Take the north exit from Orlando International Airport to State Road 528. Take State Road 528 east to State Road 417 (Exit 16). Take State Road 417 north to State Road 408 (Exit 33B). Take State Road 408 west into downtown Orlando.|
|Orlando International Airport||
Oviedo, Winter Springs,
Lake Mary, Sanford
|Take the north exit from Orlando International Airport to State Road 528. Take State Road 528 east to State Road 417. Take State Road 417 north to Exit 41 (Oviedo), Exit 44 (Winter Springs), Exit 48 (Sanford-Lake Mary).|
|Orlando International Airport||
International Drive, Convention Center, Sea World,
|Take the north exit from Orlando International Airport to State Road 528. Take State Road 528 west to Exit 1(International Drive). Turn left on International Drive for Sea World. Turn right on International Drive for Convention Center/Universal Studios.|
|Orlando International Airport||University of Central Florida||Take the north exit from Orlando International Airport to State Road 528. Take State Road 528 east to State Road 417 (Exit 16). Take State Road 417 north to University Boulevard (Exit 37). Take University Blvd east to the University of Central Florida.|
|Orlando International Airport||Brevard County, Kennedy Space Center, Cocoa Beach||Take the north exit from Orlando International Airport to State Road 528. Take State Road 528 east to Brevard County.|
|Orlando International Airport||Florida's Turnpike||Take the north exit from Orlando International Airport to State Road 528. Take State Road 528 west to Exit 4 (Florida's Turnpike/U.S. 441).|
Note: When traveling in Central Florida, you should know that the Beachline Expressway was formally known as the Beeline Expressway. You might still come across some old road signs. So be aware that these two names are actually the same highway.