About Orlando International Airport (MCO)
Orlando International Airport is one of the busiest airports in Florida and serves as a major hub for the region. Our Orlando International Airport guide includes contact details as well as information on airport facilities, transport services and recommended accommodation options nearby.
Construction of a second terminal, the Intermodal Terminal Facility (ITF), is scheduled to open in 2018. The South Airport Automated People Mover (APM) connects passengers to the North Terminal, as well as to parking garages, and is due to open in autumn 2017.
Staffed information booths are located in both the A and B sides of the main terminal building. Courtesy telephones are located throughout the terminal and in the four satellite terminals. There is also a dedicated contact number for flight information (tel: +1 407 825 8463).
From central Orlando, head east along the 408 and turn right (southbound) onto S Semoran Boulevard. This road leads directly to the airport.
Orlando International Airport is located 10.5km (6.5 miles) southeast of Orlando, in central Florida.
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Public transport road:
Bus:Departing from side A of the terminal, on level 1, Lynx (tel: +1 407 841 5969; www.golynx.com) bus service operates routes to Orlando city centre, International Drive, Walt Disney World and Apopka. For the city centre, take bus 11 to the Lynx Central Bus Station Terminal. From here you can catch a bus to a range of destinations, including bus 42 to the centre (total journey time: 60 minutes; fare: $2).
Shuttle:Regular shuttle services to Orlando and various out-of-town destinations leave from level 1 of the A and B sides of the terminal. Many hotels in the area also offer courtesy shuttles.
Taxi:Taxis are available on both sides of the terminal, from level 1. Recommended taxi companies include Diamond Cab Company (tel: +1 407 523 3333; www.diamondcabco.com) and Yellow/City Cab (tel: +1 407 422 2222; www.mearstransportation.com). The fare to downtown Orlando is around US$45, and to Walt Disney World US$65.
ATMs are available within the airport buildings, including the four satellite terminals. Banks and bureaux de change services are located in the main terminal building.
Places to eat and drink at Orlando International Airport include fast-food outlets, grill restaurants, delicatessens, bars and cafés. The majority of these are located in the food court in the main terminal building, but there are also options in the satellite terminals.
There are many shops at Orlando International Airport, including duty-free in the airside satellite terminals. Stores available include fashion boutiques, bookshops, newsagents and gift retailers.
There is a lost property service (tel: +1 407 825 2111) on the B side of the main terminal. Trolleys and a porter service are available. Left-luggage facilities are no longer available at the airport.
Other available services at Orlando International Airport include shoeshine stalls and medical facilities.
All toilet facilities are wheelchair accessible. TDD telephones are situated throughout Orlando International Airport. Disabled parking spaces are provided in the car parks and shuttle buses provide transportation from these to the terminal; to ensure availability and to make advance arrangements, contact airport parking (tel: +1 407 825 3562).
There are three car parks with direct access to the terminal, as well as two satellite car parks offering economy parking facilities (a free shuttle service connects these to/from the terminal). The airport also has a free short-term car park for passenger pick-up, plus a 'cell phone' waiting area for drivers picking up passengers. Valet parking is also available. Orlando International Airport's parking information line provides further details (tel: +1 407 825 3562).
Major car hire companies and numerous local operators are based at Orlando International Airport, in the A and B sides of the Ground Transportation Centre. International on-site companies include: Alamo, Avis, Budget, Dollar, Enterprise, Hertz, National and Thrifty.