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Orlando Vacations

Disney Cruise Line Transportation

DCL Transportation

Whether you arrive by airplane, train or automobile, guests must still consider transportation options when planning a cruise. Drivers will need to for the duration of the voyage. Those flying or taking a train will need to get to the cruise port. Depending on the port your cruise sails from, there can be several options that will work.

Listed below are options for transportation at Port Canaveral.

Auto Rental Companies   Driving/Parking at Port Canaveral     Shuttles

Public Transportation Limousine and Towncar Services   Taxi Companies

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Auto Rental

Guests may choose to rent a car from the airport and drop it at a location at the port. Car rental gives lots of options for side trips or staying at a hotel before or after the cruise. Keep in mind that there may be parking fees at hotels and will be fees at the port if you choose this option.

Automobile Rental Companies at Orlando International Airport and Port Canaveral

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- MCO (Inside Orlando International Airport)
888-826-6893 / 407-855-4170
- Port Canaveral
888-826-6893

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- MCO (Inside Orlando International Airport)
888-849-0277 / 407-825-3700
- Port Canaveral (6650 N. Atlantic Ave., Cape Canaveral, FL 32920)
888-849-0277 / 321-783-3643

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- MCO (Inside Orlando International Airport)
800-325-8007 / 407-281-3555
- Port Canaveral (6211 N. Atlantic Ave., Cape Canaveral, FL 32920)
800-325-8007 / 321-866-0324

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- MCO (Inside Orlando International Airport)
800-654-3131 / 407-859-8400
- Port Canaveral (8963 Astronaut Blvd., Cape Canaveral, FL32920)
800-654-3131 / 321-783-7771

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- MCO (Inside Orlando International Airport)
888-826-6890 / 407-855-4170
- Port Canaveral (6211 N. Atlantic Ave., Cape Canaveral, FL 32920)
888-826-6890 / 321-866-0324

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- MCO (Inside Orlando International Airport)
800-367-2277 / 407-380-1002
- Port Canaveral (6799 N. Atlantic Ave., Cape Canaveral, FL 32920)
800-367-2277 / 321-783-2600

Driving/Parking at Port Canaveral

Driving to Port Canaveral

Driving to Port Canaveral

From the Walt Disney World Resort:
Take I-4 east or 417 east to State Road 528 east (Beeline Expressway). Continue on State Road 528 over the Indian River and the Banana River. Turn right onto State Road 401, which will loop and head north over the channel locks. Stay in the right-hand lane and follow the signs to Cruise Terminal 8.

From Orlando International Airport:
Take State Road 528 east (Beeline Expressway). Continue on State Road 528 over the Indian River and the Banana River. Turn right onto State Road 401, which will loop and head north over the channel locks. Stay in the right-hand lane and follow the signs to Cruise Terminal 8.

Parking at Port Canaveral

The parking facility is operated by the Canaveral Port Authority. Cash, MasterCard and Visa are the only acceptable forms of payment. Personal checks will not be accepted.

Outdoor and garage parking at the pier for vehicles up to 20 feet in length is available for cruises as follows:

  • 3-day cruise, $60
  • 4-day cruise, $75
  • 5-day cruise, $90
  • 7-day cruise, $120

For vehicles longer than 20 feet, the rates are:

  • 3-day cruise, $104
  • 4-day cruise, $130
  • 5-day cruise, $156
  • 7-day cruise, $208
 

Rates are subject to change. Check the Port Authority's website for updated information www.portcanaveral.com. opens in new window

Some local hotels may also offers packages which include parking and/or transportation to the Port. If you are interested in this option, please contact your travel counselor for more details.

Limousine and Towncar Services

The Mouse For Less recommends Happy Limo for your limousine and towncar service to and from Port Canaveral. We have tried many towncar services and found that Happy Limo have the best value for our Disney dollars. This claim is backed by their past performances and testimonials. There are many chauffeured companies in the Orlando area. However, many of those companies have no-show problems, bad vehicles, bad services, etc. Your vacation time is valuable, and you want your vacation to be magical from beginning to end. Lower price does not always equal better value, so we recommend Happy Limo.

There is a coupon available for The Mouse For Less readers who want to use Happy Limo.

Public Transportation

Below is public transportation information for service in the Port Canaveral Area. This will not get a guest from Orlando International Airport to Port Canaveral, but if guests are staying the area, there is public transportation. The transit website gives detailed information regarding available options.

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321-633-1878

Space Coast Commuter Assistance
321-952-4563

Shuttle Companies

Many shuttle companies service the Port Canaveral Area. The Mouse For Less recommends Happy Limo. Consult the airport or yellow pages for other shuttle companies in the area.

Taxi Companies

There are several taxi companies servicing Port Canaveral area. While it may be possible to take a taxi from outside of the Port Canaveral area, it may not be the most cost effective.

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