No matter where you're coming from, whether you're flying or driving, getting to and around Orlando is fairly easy. Orlando International Airport, MCO, is known as one of the kid-friendliest airports in the country. And for good reason—there are more visitors to Orlando than any other city in the U.S.! Many of them are families headed to the theme parks. If you drive to and around Orlando, you'll find the major roadways easy to navigate. We've put together this Orlando transportation guide to help you plan a smooth trip.
Of course, whether you drive or fly largely depends on where you're coming from and how many people you will have traveling with you. While big families may find it's cheaper to load up the family minivan for a road trip, it's important to factor in the additional cost of food and gas while on the road. Tad and Lily sure do go through the chocolate-covered flies when they're stuck in the car for an extended period of time!
If you do decide to drive, be sure to check out our helpful tips for a smooth car ride.
Whether you are flying or driving, the Orlando transportation resources below will help you plan a smooth trip.Air Travel
For some people, the most stressful part of planning an Orlando vacation is the unknown aspect of getting from one place to the next. You'll find Orlando transportation resources on this page, but we've got a full dive into getting around Orlando on your vacation. Guests staying at the Walt Disney World® Resort can take advantage of Disney’s free Magical Express® Transportation until Jan. 1, 2022. After that, Mears, which Disney contracts with to provide this service, will continue to offer shuttles to and from the resort.
One of the biggest decisions of your trip is whether to rent a car, and it depends on a variety of factors. Luckily, we've outlined all of them, so you can decide whether you should rent in Orlando.
Book your car rental as soon as you book your flight for the best selection and prices, especially if you are visiting during a busy time. If you wait too long to book, you may find that the cars—or minivans—that you need are all booked!
Undercover Tourist offers deep savings on car rental through five top-name brands when packaged with tickets. (If you've ever booked through us, you qualify!)
You will find lots of getting around Orlando transportation resources below.Directions & Travel Info
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