Getting to Orlando is quick and easy — particularly when arriving by air. Our primary gateway, Orlando International Airport (MCO), is J.D. Power & Associates’ No. 1 mega airport in the southeastern U.S. for customer satisfaction. It also never stops improving, including recent updates to its ticketing and baggage-handling systems, plus a brand-new, state-of-the-art third terminal, with even more upgrades on the way.
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Located in Sanford, about 40 minutes north of our main tourism districts, Orlando Sanford International Airport (SFB) is another option for air travel. But no matter how you choose to arrive — including the all-new Brightline high-speed rail service starting in 2023 — getting here is a breeze.
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What’s more, a wealth of ground and rail transportation services are available to help you explore to your heart’s content once you’ve arrived in Orlando. These include rental cars, taxis, ride-share services, and public-transportation providers such as SunRail (commuter rail) and Lynx (buses). With so many transportation options, there’s nothing standing between you and having the time of your life in Orlando.
Located less than 20 minutes from International Drive — the heart of our tourism district — Orlando International Airport works with more than 40 scheduled airlines to provide nonstop service from over 150 international and domestic destinations. What’s more, airfares at MCO are among the lowest of the 50 largest airports in the U.S. And thanks to the new Terminal C, this award-winning venue has more airlift than ever.
Also servicing the area, Orlando Sanford International Airport is located 18 miles northeast of Orlando, approximately 45 minutes from our tourism districts. If you prefer rail travel, Amtrak provides service via its station in downtown Orlando. And starting in 2023, Brightline will connect Orlando to south Florida with express-rail service. Our commuter rail service, SunRail, connects key cities along our main corridor.
Once you’ve reached Orlando, you can choose from a robust selection of public transportation, rental-car providers and even ride-share options such as Lyft and Uber, which can pick up and drop off at MCO, theme parks, attractions and everywhere else you’ll want to visit. You can also hop on the fun and affordable I-Ride Trolley, which runs on and around International Drive and costs a maximum of $2 per ride. Several hotels in our tourism district also offer shuttle services to guests, and tours to attractions outside the immediate Orlando area are also available.
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If you’re doing the driving, there’s no need to worry about getting lost, as several major highways offer convenient access to area attractions. And now, I-4 Express is making it easier than ever to get around. Part of Orlando’s section of Interstate 4 (I-4), this new option consists of tolled lanes, two in each direction, between Kirkman Road (State Road 435) and State Road 434. By helping to reduce roadway congestion, the new express lanes provide more efficient traveling options for commuters and visitors to Orlando.
Renting a car at Orlando International Airport? Avoid extra fees and pay the lowest toll rate throughout Florida with the Visitor Toll Pass®. Just make a free reservation with the Visitor Toll Pass app, pick up your Visitor Toll Pass® at the vending machine in Terminal A, and drop it off when you return to the airport.
If you need some help finding your way, our downloadable area maps are ready to guide you. Or, take advantage of Orlando Virtual Tour, a free service that invites you explore the destination before, during and after your arrival. It’s compatible with computers, tablets, mobile devices and even virtual-reality headsets.
Get behind the wheel of America’s transportation future — rent an electric car in Orlando from Enterprise Rent-A-Car and other providers. With ample support infrastructure that includes numerous charging stations, Orlando is an ideal place to drive an electric vehicle. Additionally, all major tourist attractions and business locations are well within the range of modern electric vehicles.
Benefits of Electric Car Rentals
From the moment you rent your electric vehicle, you will enjoy an exciting and seamless experience that can give you access to free valet parking at your hotel, preferred parking spots, and opportunities to conveniently charge your vehicle at hotels, theme parks and restaurants. And perhaps most importantly, a gas station-free trip.
Enterprise Rent-A-Car is a go-to source for electric vehicle rentals in Orlando. When you’re ready to go, Enterprise makes it easy with great rates, neighborhood convenience and outstanding service. They also have a great selection of cars, trucks and vans. Plus, with their Enterprise Complete Clean Pledge, every vehicle is cleaned in accordance with health experts so you can get where you’re going with confidence. Try something new and save money and fuel as you enjoy your visit to Orlando.