Orlando is a modern city in the metropolitan area of Orange County in Central Florida. It is known for the dozen popular theme parks and resorts located nearby, including Walt Disney World and Universal Studios. Downtown Orlando has a lot to offer, including the superb restaurants and bars at Orlando's CityWalk, the vivid nightlife with some of the best clubs around Orange Avenue and Central Boulevard, as well as, some of the best concerts, theatre and museum venues.
Theme parks attract visitors in Orlando all year round. However, the peak months for visits are March-April and June-August. The Florida Film Festival and Epcot's Flower festival are some of the most popular annual events in the area.
Public transport options in Orlando
Orlando offers a comprehensive public transportation network that comprises buses, trolleys, and trains. LYNX is the leading local bus network, serving over 60 routes around Orlando city, as well as, to neighbouring areas such as Seminole, Orange, Polk, Lake Counties and many more. The trolley service and the fare-free LYMMO Downtown Circulator operate daily and are popular among tourists. Commuter rail service throughout Central Florida operates on weekdays and serves four rail stations in Orlando.
Car rental is another convenient way of getting around Orlando, considering that the majority of attractions are not in the city. Rent a car is especially popular since Orlando is considered one of the major car rental markets worldwide. Taxi stands are available near major hotels and attractions, or you can always call a local Orlando taxi company.
Orlando airport transfer options
Orlando International Airport (MCO) is the busiest that serves the Orlando area. Other smaller airports are operational as well, such as Sanford International Airport (around 75 km from Orlando city centre) and Orlando Executive Airport (serving mainly general aviation). Orlando International (MCO) is the primary public airport in the area, at a 10 km distance from Orlando city centre.
Orlando International is well-connected to the city and the surrounding area by local buses, rail, shuttle buses, as well as, Orlando airport taxi service. Local buses operate seven days per week, including holidays, from Orlando International to Orlando city centre, Sea World/Florida Mall and other neighbouring locations. The bus stop id on Ground Transportation Level 1, at Terminal's A-side. SunRail is available on weekdays from 5:30 to 21:30, connecting Orlando International with the Sand Lake Road SunRail Station.
Complimentary shuttle service is available to and from designated hotels at the stand on Level 1, B-Side of the Terminal. The location of the airport taxi ranks is in the centre of the Arrivals area.
Arrange your private transfer
For a safe, direct transfer to your destination, we suggest booking a private Orlando airport transfer with us. We organise airport transfers from Orlando International (MCO) to Orlando city centre and the surrounding area, as well as, to popular hotels around Disney World, Universal Studios and Lake Buena Vista. We will arrange the service according to your needs and provide all-inclusive airport taxi service at a fixed cost.
The price for a private transfer from Orlando Airport to Orlando city centre starts from USD 80.
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