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Orlando Airport

General information

The airport is mostly used by people who want to visit Walt Disney World Resort (Magic Kingdom Park, Animal Kingdom, Epcot, Hollywood Studios) and/or the beautiful beaches of Florida. Orlando Airport serves as a hub for low-cost carriers Southwest Airlines, Frontier Airlines, Spirit Airlines and jetBlue. In the central hall (Atrium) between Terminal A and Terminal B you have access to Hyatt Regency Orlando International Airport Hotel, it is the only hotel at the airport. Another airport close to the city is Orlando Sanford Airport, a hub for Allegiant Air 45 kilometres / 28 miles from Downtown Orlando.

Florida has four major international airports, namely Orlando Airport, Miami Airport, Fort Lauderdale-Hollywood Airport and Tampa Airport.


Where is Orlando Airport situated?

Orlando Airport is located in Florida, southeast of the city of Orlando. By car, you can reach the airport via State Road 528 (Martin Andersen Beachline Expressway) and State Road 417 (Central Florida GreeneWay).

How many terminals does Orlando Airport have?

The airport has a central hall (Atrium) consisting of two terminals, Terminal A in the north and Terminal B in the south. In addition, there are four satellite terminals that can be accessed with automated people movers via Level 3, Airside 1 (Gates 1-29) and Airside 2 (Gates 100-129) from Terminal A, Airside 3 (Gates 30-59) and Airside 4 (70-99) from Terminal B. The check-in desks can be found in Terminal A and Terminal B. The security check is located in the west and east of the terminals, namely East Security Checkpoint To Gates 1-59 and West Security Checkpoint To Gates 70-129. Airside 4 at Orlando Airport is mainly used for international flights, from Airside 1 (jetBlue), Airside 2 (Southwest Airlines) and Airside 3 (Frontier Airlines, Spirit Airlines) you can fly to domestic destinations.

Car hire is very popular in Florida, it’s the most economical to rent a car at Orlando Airport online and early in advance.

Airport Map

Nearby airports

A good alternative for flying to or from Orlando Airport are the following airports, sorted by distance from the airport. You can also take a look at the complete list of airports in United States.

Airport Distance
Tampa Airport 130km



The distance from Orlando Airport to the centre of Orlando is 20 kilometres. By car, it takes 30 minutes to get to the centre of Orlando.

From MCO Airport to Orlando City centre by Car
20 km
30 min

Travel by car

Public transport

It is possible to travel to and from Orlando Airport by public transport. Visit the Orlando Airport transportation page for the possibilities.

Public transport

Bus services

You can also choose for an airport express bus service at Orlando Airport. Learn more about your travel options, travel time and where to buy tickets.

Bus services

Taxi transfer

A taxi is the quickest and most comfortable way to get to and from Orlando Airport. The price for a taxi ride from the airport to the centre of Orlando is about $ 45.-. Book your taxi at Orlando Airport and discover the comfort of pre-booked taxis.

From MCO Airport to Orlando City centre by Taxi
20 km
30 min
$ 45.-

Book a taxi

Car rental

At Orlando Airport you can rent a car from car rental companies Alamo (Enterprise Holdings), Avis, Budget, Dollar (The Hertz Corporation), Enterprise, Hertz, National (Enterprise Holdings), Sixt, Thrifty (The Hertz Corporation) and local providers. It is most convenient to find and book a car well in advance. By doing so, you can save money and time at the airport.

Airport parking

Orlando Airport offers various official parking options, from premium to low cost. In addition, alternative parking options are available near the airport. If you want to park as cheaply as possible, it's wise to book online!

Book your parking space

At the airport

Do you want more information about facilities, currency exchange, services, free Wi-Fi, lounges, etc. at Orlando Airport? Check our at the airport page for a complete overview of all facilities and services at Orlando Airport.



Departures and arrivals

Looking for departure times and/or arrival times? Find the latest flight status information for flights departing from and arriving at Orlando Airport.

Flight tickets

Looking for a cheap flight? Use our flight search engine to find and book cheap flights from and to the airport.

Which airlines fly from and to Orlando Airport?

We offer you a list of airlines at Orlando Airport. The main airlines at the airport are:

  • Southwest Airlines
  • Frontier Airlines
  • Spirit Airlines
  • JetBlue
  • Delta Air Lines


Hotels near the airport

Looking for the best hotels near Orlando Airport? We have selected the best hotels near the airport in different price ranges. Take a look at our accommodations page for more information.


Hyatt Regency Orlando International Airport Hotel, Orlando

Placed inside Orlando International Airport's main terminal, and easily accessible from popular area attractions, this hotel provides everything needed for a relaxing stay, including an airline ticket counter. The Florida Mall is 12.6 km away.


Sheraton Suites Orlando Airport Hotel, Orlando

This Sheraton Suites Orlando Airport Hotel is 4 minutes' drive from Orlando International Airport. Features include a restaurant, rooms with free WiFi and a free transfer service available from 5 AM to 11 PM.


Wingate By Wyndham - Orlando International Airport, Orlando

This hotel is 3.9 km from Orlando International Airport. It features a 24-hour business centre and full hot breakfast. Free Wi-Fi is provided. An airport transfer service with limited hours is provided.

Hotels in Walt Disney World

Looking for the best hotels in Walt Disney World? We have selected the best hotels in the city in different price ranges. Take a look at our accommodations page for more information.


Walt Disney World Dolphin, Orlando

Located in the Walt Disney World Resort, this hotel offers a water taxi service to Epcot, Disney's Boardwalk, and Disney's Hollywood Studios. Five outdoor pools, 4 hot tubs, and health and wellness spa are on site.


Four Seasons Resort Orlando at Walt Disney World Resort, Orlando

Nestled in a secluded, residential setting within 26 sprawling acres, our AAA Five Diamond Resort is a lakeside haven dotted with gardens, pools and towering pillars of palms and cypress.


Quality Inn & Suites By The Lake, Orlando

Quality Inn & Suites Kissimmee by the Lake is conveniently located on W. Irlo Bronson Mem Hwy, right next to Mile Marker 4. Featuring a year-round outdoor pool, as well as free scheduled transportation Disney World. Disney's Hollywood Studios is 4.

Things to do

It is possible to book tickets, activities and tours in the city and near Orlando Airport. You can avoid queues and save money by buying your tickets online. Planning a trip and wondering what to do, we give you some inspiration!


Orlando: Walt Disney World Resort Admission Base Tickets

With 4 theme parks, 2 night-time entertainment districts, over 20 Disney Resort Hotels, a state-of-the-art sports complex, plus dining and shopping choices, it’s easy to see why Walt Disney World Resort Florida is the holiday of your dreams.


Snow, Ice & Gingerbread - Holiday Celebrations Orlando!

Join an adventure through Orlando to see a gingerbread house as large as life, amazing ice sculptures, and a Florida snow fall in the town that Disney built. This tour is full of holiday cheer!

Tour & transport

Orlando: MCO Airport to Disney World Private Transfer

Enjoy a private car ride between Orlando Airport and Walt Disney World and vice versa. Book your transfer to take the stress out of airport commutes, creating more time for your trip.


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