Mom And Daughter Magic Kingdom Cinderella's Castle
  • On Jul 20, 2012
    Lori from NY Asked

    If we fly into Sanford, FL rather than MCO we can save a lot of money. It is listed as a short distance from Disney. I know that ME is not available there but is anyone familiar w/ that airport? About how much would a cab ride cost? Thanks!

    Hi there Lori and thanks so much for the question!

    I am familiar with the Sanford Airport, as I used to always snag fabulous fairs on Allegiant.  Sanford Airport is located about 53 miles from the Walt Disney World Resort and a cab ride will take over an hour and usually costs around $115.00 before tip.

    It's funny, but I have also used the luxury car service, Elite Limousine, and the price for a chauffeured car was around $150 everything included.

    There are also several shuttle services at the Sanford Airport which may save a few dollars in the long run but I would probably recommend renting a car over all of the options!  You can rent a car for one day and return it at one of the Disney World rental car counters!  Compact Cars can be rented for around 30/day one way, so you'll just have to add a few bucks for gas, and VOILA!  Be sure to rent through Alamo or National, as these companies have locations on Disney property. The return city code is ORLR02.

    Best Wishes,

    Amanda F. 
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