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The closest major airport is Orlando International Airport, also known as MCO or KMCO, located at a distance of 8 miles from the city center of Orlando, FL.


Getting around in Orlando, FL

There are shuttle vans available, which run directly from the airport to downtown Orlando, as well as to all major tourist destinations nearby. The vans are cheaper than taxis, and it is even cheaper, if you buy a roundtrip ticket. You will only pay $10 (for person) to travel to the hotels near Orlando International Airport, and $15 to travel to downtown Orlando.


Inside the city, the public transportation service is provided by Lynx Orlando Transit Authority, commonly known as simply Lynx, which offers bus service to the downtown area, major attractions or nearby neighborhoods. The standard one-way fare is of $1.50, and a 7-day pass will only cost you $12.


If you decide to drive, while staying in Orlando, be sure to avoid getting behind the wheel during rush hour, especially on Interstate 4, between 7 to 9 am, and from 4 30 to 6 30 pm, because the traffic might ruin your day. The traffic in Orlando is heavy in the mornings, if you head west, as well as to east, in the evenings.


There are also plenty of cabs, and even horse-drawn carriages and rickshaw rides, in downtown Orlando, on Church Street. If you want to get a little exercise, while sightseeing, you can choose to ride your bike, and if you don't own one, you can rent it from the many bike rentals shops, located throughout the city.


How to get to University of Central Florida campus?

Easy! Just follow the driving directions listed below!


From Orlando International Airport: Start by heading east on 528, to 417 north. Take 417 north and exit east on University Boulevard. Continue driving east on University Boulevard, for approximately 2 miles, until you reach the main entrance to UCF campus. Turn right at the 1st light, on Gemini Boulevard, and follow the signs to the Visitor's Information Center.