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There are 5 ways to get from Orlando Airport (MCO) to Clearwater by train, taxi, bus or car

Select an option below to see step-by-step directions and to compare ticket prices and travel times in Rome2rio's travel planner.

Recommended option

Train, taxi  •  4 h 30 min

  1. Take the train from Kissimmee Amtrak to Tampa Amtrak Silver Star
  2. Take a taxi from Tampa Amtrak to Clearwater

$86 - $131

Cheapest option

Bus, line 300 bus  •  7 h 36 min

  1. Take the bus from Orlando to Marion Transit Center Tampa
  2. Take the line 300 bus from Marion Transit Parking Lot to Ulmerton Park N Ride Lot 300

$18 - $29

3 alternative options

Bus, line 52 bus  •  6 h 37 min

  1. Take the bus from Orlando Amtrak to St Petersburg-Clearwater Amtrak Amtrak Thruway Connecting Service
  2. Take the line 52 bus from 49Th St + Lake Blvd to Park St Terminal - Platform - C 52 / ...

Amtrak Thruway, line 18 bus  •  6 h 43 min

  1. Take the Amtrak Thruway from Orlando, FL to St. Petersburg-Pinellas Park, FL
  2. Take the line 18 bus from Seminole Mall to Park St Terminal - Platform - D 18 / ...

Drive  •  1 h 58 min

  1. Drive from Orlando Airport (MCO) to Clearwater 107.8 miles

$10 - $16

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The cheapest way to get from Orlando Airport (MCO) to Clearwater is to drive which costs $10 - $16 and takes 1 h 58 min.

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The quickest way to get from Orlando Airport (MCO) to Clearwater is to drive which costs $10 - $16 and takes 1 h 58 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Orlando Airport (MCO) to Clearwater. However, there are services departing from Oia Transfer Center and arriving at Park St Terminal - Platform - F via Orlando, Marion Transit Parking Lot and Starkey Rd + Ulmerton Rd. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 7 h 36 min.

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The distance between Orlando Airport (MCO) and Clearwater is 97 miles. The road distance is 107.8 miles.

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The best way to get from Orlando Airport (MCO) to Clearwater without a car is to train and taxi which takes 4 h 30 min and costs $85 - $140.

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It takes approximately 4 h 30 min to get from Orlando Airport (MCO) to Clearwater, including transfers.

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Orlando Airport (MCO) to Clearwater bus services, operated by Megabus, depart from Orlando station.

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Orlando Airport (MCO) to Clearwater bus services, operated by Pinellas Suncoast Transit Authority, arrive at Ulmerton Park N Ride Lot station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Orlando Airport (MCO) to Clearwater is 108 miles. It takes approximately 1 h 58 min to drive from Orlando Airport (MCO) to Clearwater.

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There are 853+ hotels available in Clearwater. Prices start at $69 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Orlando Airport (MCO) to Clearwater.
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  • Distance: 96.9 miles
  • Duration: 4 h 30 min

What companies run services between Orlando Airport (MCO), USA and Clearwater, FL, USA?

You can take a bus from Orlando Airport (MCO) to Clearwater via Sand Lake Rd Sunrail Station, Sand Lake Road, Orlando Health/Amtrak, Orlando Amtrak, St Petersburg-Clearwater Amtrak, and 49Th St + Lake Blvd in around 6 h 37 min.

Train operators
Amtrak

Amtrak is a rail service that connects the US and three Canadian provinces. Covering 21,000 route miles (34,000km) Amtrak operates more than 300 trains daily. These medium and long distance intercity services operate at speeds of up to 240km/h, to more than 500 destinations. Founded in 1971, it is based in Washington, D.C. and offers four classes of travel: First Class, Sleeper, Business and Coach. Ticket fares are divided into five subclasses: Saver, Value, Flexible, Business and Premium. Amtrak trains are known for their wide seats, plug-in power, big windows and storage capabilities.

Rome2rio's guide to Amtrak
Contact Details
Phone
+1 215-856-7924
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Kissimmee Amtrak to Tampa Amtrak
Ave. Duration
1 h 39 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$27 - $55
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$27 - $40
Flexi Coach Seat
$45 - $70
Business Coach Seat
$35 - $55
Room
$150 - $210
Bus operators
Amtrak

Amtrak is a rail service that connects the US and three Canadian provinces. Covering 21,000 route miles (34,000km) Amtrak operates more than 300 trains daily. These medium and long distance intercity services operate at speeds of up to 240km/h, to more than 500 destinations. Founded in 1971, it is based in Washington, D.C. and offers four classes of travel: First Class, Sleeper, Business and Coach. Ticket fares are divided into five subclasses: Saver, Value, Flexible, Business and Premium. Amtrak trains are known for their wide seats, plug-in power, big windows and storage capabilities.

Rome2rio's guide to Amtrak
Contact Details
Phone
+1 215-856-7924
Website
amtrak.com
Bus from Orlando Amtrak to St Petersburg-Clearwater Amtrak
Ave. Duration
2 h 40 min
Frequency
Once daily
Website
amtrak.com
Bus from Orlando, FL to St. Petersburg-Pinellas Park, FL
Ave. Duration
2 h 40 min
Frequency
Once daily
Website
amtrak.com
Pinellas Suncoast Transit Authority
Phone
+1 727-540-1900
Email
ride@psta.net
Website
psta.net
Bus from 49Th St + Lake Blvd to Park St Terminal - Platform - C
Ave. Duration
1 h 14 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$3
Schedules at
psta.net
Bus from Seminole Mall to Park St Terminal - Platform - D
Ave. Duration
55 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$3
Schedules at
psta.net
Bus from Marion Transit Parking Lot to Ulmerton Park N Ride Lot
Ave. Duration
1 h 8 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$3
Schedules at
psta.net
Other operators
Taxi from Tampa Amtrak to Clearwater
Ave. Duration
31 min
Estimated price
$55 - $70
Yellow Cab
Phone
+1 813-253-0121
Website
yellowcaboftampa.com
Cab Plus
Phone
+1 813-288-8888
Website
cabplus.com

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