Jacksonville to MCO Travel Information

Cheapest Way Bus — $16
Fastest Way Train — 2h 52min
Eco-Friendly Way Bus — 20 lb CO2
Available Modes 4 modes — flight, train, bus and by car
Distance 133 miles
Travel Companies Greyhound, Amtrak, jetBlue, Silver Airways, Multiple Airlines
$140 · 5h 35min · 501 lb of CO2
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Jacksonville airport Flights

There are 2 airports — JAX, UST — that make sense to fly out of from Jacksonville and 2 airports — MCO, SFB — to access MCO. The best deals are usually found by flying out of JAX.

jetBlue, Silver Airways operate flights which can help you travel from Jacksonville to MCO.

The cheapest way by air is via Multiple Airlines and flies from Jacksonville Intl (JAX) to Orlando Intl (MCO). Multiple Airlines flies from Jacksonville Intl (JAX) to Orlando Intl (MCO) and is the quickest flight to get you from Jacksonville to MCO.

$32 · 2h 52min · 33 lb of CO2
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$16 · 3h 30min · 20 lb of CO2
Jacksonville to Orlando
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$18 · 2h 33min · 29 lb of CO2
Jacksonville to MCO

Drive from Jacksonville airport

It's 134 miles between Jacksonville to MCO. On a typical day, it might take between 2h 33min and 2h 40min from Jacksonville to MCO under normal conditions. If traffic is heavy, it could take around 2h 48min and costs will only go up due to traffic and congestion to drive to MCO by car. In these situations, we would highly recommend public transit if available.

We estimate driving cost by using a 20 mpg fuel economy, fuel costing $2.70 per US gallon, the one-way cost of the drive, excluding tolls, may be about $17.

What is the best way to travel from Jacksonville to MCO?

The are 12 different ways across 4 unique modes of transportation to help you travel from Jacksonville to MCO. If you're only considering the price, you should check out the bus out of Jacksonville towards Orlando, as it is the cheapest to MCO. It's common to find tickets for as low as $16. Greyhound operates from Jacksonville to MCO, so you book your trip with them! Book as soon as you can, as there may be limited availability.

When to book trip from Jacksonville to MCO?

On your trip from Jacksonville to MCO, it is best to book as soon as possible. It won't necessarily help reduce your price by a large amount, but will ensure that you have a spot on the bus or train. Shuttle service may be available to MCO. If you're traveling with a large group, you should probably take a shuttle as it will reduce the price per person. Alternatively, there are shared shuttle services available. With this option, you'll want to book as soon as possible to allow the shuttle service enough time to coordinate your pickup and dropoff.

Is the train or the bus better from Jacksonville to MCO FL?

It's possible to take either the train or the bus from Jacksonville to MCO. There are quite a few things to consider for each. On a positive note, be glad you have the choice! Further, whenever you avoid driving - you don't have to worry about parking, focusing on the road. Additionally - you can focus on reading, work, or just relax.

While buses have recently gotten bad coverage because of cleanliness of bus stations or winter time accidents, they are can be very convenient for travel. The best part about traveling by bus to MCO is that it can be very cheap. That's because they usually have basic accomodations - WiFi and a restroom. Some of the Jacksonville/MCO buses' coverage has been overstated. The real thing to consider when taking a bus from Jacksonville is to consider the time of travel and the density of the cities that you're traveling to. If you are traveling by bus between Jacksonville FL and MCO during high traffic times, you can expect to have your trip altered significantly due to traffic. Further, if you are traveling during winter, the bus schedule might be thrown off due to inclimate winter weather. Be sure to plan accordingly!

The plus side of taking the train from Jacksonville to MCO? The accomodations, scenery, and lack of MCO traffic can usually be on point. Moreover, you can usually expect your average concessions - such as food and drinks. Most trains have WiFi these days as well. The worst part about trains are the price. While the train to MCO is often cheaper than flying, they are generally more expensive than buses. Train prices are usually set and do not vary as much as bus prices or flights or so the likelihood of finding discounts is pretty rare.

What's the cheapest way from Jacksonville to MCO?

The absolute cheapest way to travel from Jacksonville to MCO is by bus. The bus costs $16 roughly and will take 3 hours 30 minutes.

How much does Amtrak cost from Jacksonville to MCO?

Amtrak costs about $43 between Jacksonville and MCO. In total, the train will take roughly 2 hours 57 minutes and there are no connections that you will have to make. We recommend catching the train at JAX Jacksonville Amtrak, which is 5 miles from Jacksonville. Further, once you arrive at ORL Orlando Amtrak or you will still have 8 miles to MCO.

How long does it take from Jacksonville to MCO by car?

The total distance between Jacksonville and MCO is 134 miles and will take you about 2 hours 33 minutes. By car with an average gas consumption rate of 20 mpg or gas costs alone will run you $18.

Travel companies on this route

Greyhound Greyhound from Jacksonville to MCO
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Customer Service1-214-849-8966
Customer Service Español1-800-531-5332
Amtrak Amtrak from Jacksonville to MCO
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Customer Service and Reservations1-800-872-7245
International Visitors215-856-7952
Group Travel Requests1-800-872-1477
jetBlue jetBlue from Jacksonville to MCO
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Silver Airways Silver Airways from Jacksonville to MCO