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Orlando International Airport

Orlando International Airport (MCO)


Orlando International Airport is a quick drive from downtown Orlando making it the closest airport to Central Florida attractions like Universal Studios, SeaWorld, and Disneyworld. It is the 13th busiest Airport in the United States and the second busiest airport in Florida.

The airport is easy to navigate and has a wide selection of shops and restaurants as well as a variety of other passenger amenities. Many domestic and international airlines offer flights to Orlando International Airport, making it a great gateway to the sunshine state.


The airport is situated six miles (10km) southeast of Orlando.

Getting to the city

Public transport facilities are to be found on the Ground Transportation Concourse on Level 1 of Terminal 1. Lynx buses numbers 11, 42, 51, and 111 depart around every 30 minutes, between 5.30am and 10.30pm, for downtown Orlando, the trip taking about 40 minutes and costing $2. Many hotels provide free shuttles for guests. Taxis are available on Level 1 on both the A and B sides of the Main Terminal, and may carry up to nine passengers with metered rates. Cruise passengers may also check with their cruise line, as some offer direct transfers to the port.


GMT -5 (GMT -4 from March to November).


Tel: +1 407 825 2001

Car rental

Numerous major car hire companies are represented at the airport, including Alamo, Avis, Budget, Dollar and National. The rental car companies are located on the A-Side and B-Side of the terminal on the Ground Transportation Level (Level 1).

Airport Taxis

Taxis are available on Level 1 on both the A and B sides of the Main Terminal, and may carry up to nine passengers with metered rates. On average a one-way trip will cost $14 to $18.

Transfer between terminals

Terminals A and B are within the same builiding. The crossing between the terminals is on level 3.


Passenger services at the airport include ATMs, currency exchange, information centres, an interfaith chapel, and postal services. There are a wide variety of bars, restaurants, and shops, including duty free. The Kennedy Space Center, Disney, Universal Studios, and Sea World all have their own branded shops.The terminal top parking garage is one of the highest points in Orlando, providing a clear view of downtown Orlando and its nightly fireworks display. Facilities for the disabled are good; those with special needs should contact their airline in advance.


Orlando International Airport has a number of parking options ranging from the cost free North and South Cell Phone Lot used to pick-up, drop-off passengers, to the Terminal Top parking lot and the Parking Garage A and B which have rates of $2 for 40 minutes and $1 for each additional 20 minutes. The daily maximum is $17. The two economy lots, serviced by regular airport shuttles, cost just $10 per day.



Flights to Orlando International Airport can be booked on local operators such as JetBlue, Southwest Airlines, and AirTrans Airways. International carriers offering flights to the sunshine state include British Airways, Emirates, Lufthansa, Air Canada, Virgin Atlantic, Air France, and Swiss International Air Lines.


Free WiFi is available in both terminals.

Business Lounges

United Airlines and Delta both have lounges at Orlando International Airport. Also, the Hyatt Regency Hotel has a great business centre on level 3 of Terminal B.

Orlando International Airport Taxis: the taxi fares above are intended as a guideline only.