Orlando International Airport (MCO)

Airport address:

Orlando International Airport, 1 Airport Boulevard, Orlando, FL 32827-4399


A tram connection from the airport to Orlando is planned and is expected to be realized by 2020. The Intermodal Terminal Facility (ITF) is slated to go into operation in 2018 and the new South Terminal Complex (STC) is due to start operating in autumn 2020. A Florida East Coast Railway rail link from Orlando Airport to downtown Miami is planned.


Information stands are located in Wing A (Tel: (407) 825 21 42) and Wing B (Tel: (407) 825 23 53) of the main terminal. They are occupied from 7 a.m. to 9 p.m. Toll-free information phones are spread across the entire terminal building. There is also a hotline for flight information (Tel: +1 407 825 8463).




The airport is located southeast of Orlando, at the intersection of State Roads 436 (Semoran Boulevard) and 528 (Beeline Expressway).

Coming from the north:
Via Interstate 4 State Road 417 (Greeneway) near Samford. Then State Road 417 south to the airport.
Via Interstate 4 West to State Road 408 (East-West Expressway). Then east on State Road 408 to State Road 436 (Semoran Blv.). From State Road 436 South to the airport.
Via Interstate 4 West to State Road 528 (Beeline Expressway) near International Drive / Lake Buena Vista. Then State Road 528 East to the airport (Exit 11 B).

Coming from the southwest (Tampa, Walt Disney World, Lake Buena Vista):
Via Interstate 4 East to State Road 528 (Beeline Expressway) near International Drive / Lake Buena Vista. Then via State Road 528 East to the airport (Exit 11 B).
Via Interstate 4 East down Exit 24 E onto State Road 417 (Greeneway) at Lake Buena Vista. Then State Road 417 North to Boggy Creek Road north to the airport.

Coming from the East:
Take Interstate 95 to State Road 528 (Beeline Expressway) near Cape Canaveral. Then State Road 528 in a westerly direction to the airport (exit 11 B)
Coming from the Florida Turnpike:
Via State Road 528 (Beeline Expressway) on State Road 528 in an easterly direction to the airport (exit 11 B).

Transfer between the terminals:

The AGT shuttle train is wheelchair accessible and runs between the main terminal building, the gates and the satellite car park. Five automatic people mover systems connect the main terminal with the four satellite halls and the Intermodal Center, which is currently under construction. A train station will go into operation in the Intermodal Center and there is a parking garage right next to the Intermodal Center.

Flight time:

from Frankfurt: 10 hours 25 minutes, from Vienna: 14 hours 03 minutes (transfer connection), from Zurich: 13 hours (transfer connection).

Airport information

IATA airport code: MCO

Address: Orlando International Airport, 1 Airport Boulevard, Orlando, FL 32827-4399

Location: 10.5 km southeast of Orlando.

Number of terminals: 1

Phone: (407) 825 20 01.

Time zone: Eastern Standard Time: CET -6 (CET -5 from March 8th to November 1st 2020)


Public transportation

Public transport – street:

Bus : Buses are located on level 1 on the A side.
Lynx buses (tel: (407) 841 59 69. Internet: www.golynx.com) run every 30 minutes between the airport and the city center (line 11) from Orlando (travel time: 40 minutes, travel costs: 2.00 U.S$). Other destinations that can be reached by bus from the airport include International Drive, Walt Disney World and Apopka. Bus number 111 goes to Walt Disney World (travel time: 75 minutes).

Shuttle : There are regular shuttle bus connections from level 1 on the A and B sides of the terminal to over 90 destinations outside the city area. Numerous hotels in the area also offer shuttle connections.

Taxi : Taxis are available on both sides of the terminal building on level 1. A trip to downtown Orlando costs $ 35 (trip time: 20 minutes), and a trip to World Disney World costs $ 60. Recommended taxi companies include  Diamond Cab Company  (Tel: +1 407 523 3333; Internet: www.diamondcabco.com) and Yellow / City Cab (Tel: +1 407 422 2222; Internet: www.mearstransportation.com).

Public transport – train:

Rail : The Sand Lake Road SunRail train station can be reached from the airport with Lynx buses from the bus stop on the A side of the terminal on level 1. Trains run from Mon-Fri between 5:30 a.m. and 9:30 p.m. from Sand Lake Road with several stops in Orlando to DeBary.

An airport station is being built in the Intermodal Terminal Facility (ITF), from which there will be a train connection to Miami in the future.

Facilities in the terminal


A bank (opening hours: 8 am to 6 pm), exchange offices and ATMs are available in the main terminal. There are more ATMs in the four satellite terminals.

Means of communication:

Postal services, telephones (some with data ports), fax and photocopying machines are available. Internet kiosks are spread all over the airport. Free wireless Internet access is available.


Several restaurants, fast-food restaurants, snack stands, a bar with grill restaurant, delicatessen and sandwich shops, a bakery, a pizzeria, as well as bars and cafes are available. Most of them are in the catering area in the main terminal.


There are numerous shops at the airport, including duty-free shops, jewelry stores, a watch store, toy, candy and leather goods stores, a Walt Disney shop, perfumeries, sunglasses, stationery and clothing stores.


A lost property office (Tel: (407) 825 21 11) is located on the B side of the main terminal. Luggage carts and baggage services are also available. Luggage storage is not offered.

Other facilities:

Shoe shine service is available from 7:30 a.m. to 7 p.m. in the Great Hall and atrium of the hotel. There is a medical service.

Airport facilities

Conference and meeting rooms:

Internet kiosks are spread all over the airport. Wireless Internet access is also available throughout the airport.

The conference center of the Hyatt Regency Orlando International Hotel (tel: (407) 825 12 34. Internet: www.hyatt.com) offers meeting rooms, extensive telecommunications facilities and secretarial services in the main terminal.

Accessibility facilities:

All toilets are wheelchair accessible and TDD text telephones are distributed throughout the terminal building. Wheelchairs are available from the airlines upon prior request. Disabled parking spaces are available in the parking garages and the shuttle buses between the satellite parking spaces and the terminal building are wheelchair accessible. The most convenient way for disabled people to park is in parking lots A and B directly at the terminal on levels 1 and 2, right next to the lifts or on the roof of the terminal, also right next to the lifts. Further information on parking facilities for the disabled at the airport can be obtained from the car park administration (tel: (407) 825 22 90, extension 4). Shuttle bus transfer can be ordered via Tel: (407) 825 29 80.

Parking spaces:

There are three parking spaces with direct access to the terminal (three parking garages (A, B and C) and a parking space on the top floor of the terminal building) as well as satellite parking spaces that offer low-cost parking and a free shuttle service to the terminal.

The “Blue Lot” satellite car park is located on Cargo Road, along the main access road from Semoran Boulevard, about 1 mile north of the terminal building. Another salt lot parking lot “Red Lot”, located south of the terminal building on South Access Road, is open seasonally.

The wheelchair-accessible shuttle bus service takes departing passengers to level 3 on both sides of the terminal building every 20 minutes. Wheelchair users should contact the shuttle bus service (Tel: (407) 825 29 80) to inquire about availability.

The parking fees can be paid with Visa credit cards American Express, MasterCard, or. Further details are available from the Park Info Hotline (Tel: (407) 825 72 75).

Car rental:

All major rental car companies, including
Alamo (Tel: (01) 800 327 96 33),
Avis (Tel: (01) 800 831 28 47),
Budget (Tel: (01) 800 527 07 00),
Dollar (Tel: (01 ) 800 800 60 00),
L&M (Tel: (01) 800 277 51 71) and
National (Tel: (01) 800 227 73 68) are represented at the airport.

The rental car counters are on level 1 (A and B side of the terminal building).