Orlando Airport

The Orlando Airport (airport code MCO) is a modern, clean, and very busy airport. With the millions of visitors from all over the world, the Orlando Airport managed to be one of the airports best liked by travelers according to Conde Nast Traveler. Maybe that because of their destination.

The airport is centrally located making it easy to get to downtown Orlando, the big theme parks including Disney World, or the east coast beaches such as Cocoa Beach. If you are flying into Orlando to visit the theme parks then you have many transportation choices including rental cars, buses, taxis, shuttles, and cars for hire.

Terminal A or Terminal B

As you enter the Orlando Airport by car you have to choose if you are going to terminal A or B. You decide based on the Airline you are looking for. Below is an illustration of the Terminals with the list of Airlines in each.



Orlando Airport Terminals



Driving from the Airport

Here are directions to common destinations from the Orlando Airport.

The Orange County Convention Center (about 15 miles)

Take the North Exit Road from Orlando International Airport to SR 528 (Bee Line/Beach Line Expressway)
Take SR 528 (Bee Line/Beach Line Expressway) west to Exit 1 and follow signs to the Convention Center

International Drive (about 15 miles)

Take the North Exit Road from Orlando International Airport to SR 528 (Bee Line/Beach Line Expressway)
Take SR 528 (Bee Line/Beach Line Expressway) west to Exit 1 and follow signs to International Drive/Convention Center

orlando airport tram

Lake Buena Vista (about 20 miles)

Take the North Exit Road from Orlando International Airport to SR 528 (Bee Line/Beach Line Expressway)
Take SR 528 (Bee Line/Beach Line Expressway) west to Interstate 4
Take Interstate 4 west to Lake Buena Vista

Disney World (about 22 miles)

EPCOT or Disney-MGM Studios (map)
Take the North Exit Road from Orlando International Airport to SR 528 (Bee Line/Beach Line Expressway)
Take SR 528 (Bee Line/Beach Line Expressway) west to Interstate 4
Take Interstate 4 west to Walt Disney World
OR
Magic Kingdom, Animal Kingdom or Wide World of Sports (map)
Take the South Exit Road from Orlando International Airport to SR 417 (Greeneway)
Take SR 417 (Greeneway) west and follow signs to Walt Disney World

Driving to the Orlando Airport

From the North – Take Interstate 4 west to SR 528 (Bee Line/Beach Line Expressway) near International Drive/SeaWorld
Take SR 528 (Bee Line/Beach Line Expressway) east to Orlando International Airport (Exit 11B)

From the South – Take Interstate 4 east to SR 528 (Bee Line/Beach Line Expressway) near International Drive/SeaWorld
Take SR 528 (Bee Line/Beach Line Expressway) east to Orlando International Airport (Exit 11B)