Frequently Asked Questions About Nearby Airports
Is there an airport in Kissimmee?
Kissimmee Gateway Airport (ISM) is located in Kissimmee, but it does not currently offer any regularly-scheduled passenger flights.
Is there public transportation from MCO to Disney World?
Yes, Lynx bus service provides public transportation from Orlando International Airport to Walt Disney World. The journey involves taking Bus 111 to the SeaWorld area and then transferring to Bus 50, with an estimated travel time of 90 minutes to 2 hours and a cost of $2 per ride.
Is Lynx a good option to get to Disney World?
Lynx can be inconvenient and time-consuming, especially if are traveling with a lot of luggage or young children. There are much better options!
What is the nearest airport to Walt Disney World?
Orlando International Airport (MCO) is the nearest airport to Walt Disney World, located just 17-20 miles away.
What is the cheapest airport to fly into for Disney World?
SFB and MLB may sometimes have cheaper flights than MCO, but it depends on the flight.
How far is Orlando Sanford International Airport from Disney World?
Approximately 43 miles or a 45-60 minute drive.
What transportation options are available from MCO to Disney World?
Options include shuttle bus services like Mears Connect, Uber/Lyft, taxis, and rental cars.
Is it better to fly into Tampa or Orlando for Disney World?
Orlando is closer and more convenient, but Tampa can sometimes offer cheaper flights. Any savings might be offset by transportation costs.
Is there an airport shuttle from Tampa to Disney World?
Private shuttle services like Express Transportation provide transportation from Tampa Airport to Disney hotels, but they are less frequent and more expensive than services from Orlando International Airport.
What is the easiest airport to fly into for Disney World?
Orlando International Airport (MCO) offers the closest proximity and most transportation choices.
Which Disney-area airport is best for private jets?
Private jet passengers will likely prefer Orlando Executive Airport (ORL). It’s a few miles farther from Disney World than Orlando International is, but the smaller size and lower passenger volume offers a better experience for celebrities visiting Disney World or anyone planning a luxury Disney vacation. MCO still supports private jets, but you’ll miss out on much of the exclusivity and serenity that flying into ORL offers.
Can I take a shuttle from Miami International Airport (MIA) to Disney World?
Shared shuttles are not available from MIA to Disney World. Private shuttle services are available, but they are a long and expensive option compared to MCO.
What is the best way to get from Orlando airport to Disney World?
The best way depends on your priorities. Uber/Lyft, rental cars, and shuttle bus services are all good options.
How far is Daytona Beach International Airport (DAB) from Walt Disney World?
The drive is approximately 70 miles or about 1 hour and 10 minutes. Heavy traffic in downtown Orlando can make the drive longer during rush hours.
Can I use ridesharing services like Uber or Lyft at the airport?
Yes. Uber and Lyft offer their services from Orlando International Airport and Walt Disney World.
Are there any car rental services at Orlando International Airport?
There are several car rental agencies at the airport, including Alamo, Avis, Budget, Enterprise, and Hertz.
How much does it cost to park at Orlando International Airport?
The cost of parking at MCO usually ranges from $10 to $25 per day.
Is parking available at Disney World?
Guests staying at Disney hotels park for free, while day guests pay $25-30 per day for parking at the Disney World theme parks (parking is free at Disney Springs).
Can I walk from Orlando International Airport to Disney World?
No, it is a 17-20 mile journey that includes busy highways. It is not a safe or practical distance to walk!
What is the best time of year to visit Walt Disney World?
The best time to visit Walt Disney World is during the off-peak seasons, which include the periods during January, February, September, and October. Not only are crowds smaller during these times, but Disney’s prices tend to be cheaper.