Getting Around

Anyone staying at a Disney resort or official Disney hotel need have no fears about getting around the Orlando magic kingdom, as they will find a free transportation network with buses, monorails, ferries and water taxis connecting all the parks and attractions before, during, and for a couple of hours after opening hours. The I-Ride Trolley operates exclusively in the busy International Drive resort area; various passes are available. Those wishing to take a break from the world of Disney and travel elsewhere are advised to hire a car, particularly during peak holiday seasons when buses are likely to be crowded. Mears Transportation runs a bus service covering all Orlando's surrounding attractions, even as far away as Busch Gardens in Tampa. There are also free shuttles linking some of the theme parks, including SeaWorld Orlando and Busch Gardens in Tampa. Taxis queue for passengers in front of most of the resorts in the area; they can also be ordered by telephone. However, taxi fares tend to be high. Travellers can also rely on Uber of Lyft.