Getting Here

Getting to and from the Space Coast

Visitors arrive daily to Florida’s Space Coast by air, land and sea. There are three convenient airports serving the area – one right here in Melbourne.

Melbourne Orlando International Airport (MLB) is located in the heart of the Space Coast with nonstop service from Pittsburgh (PIT), Nashville (BNA) and Concord, North Carolina (USA) on Allegiant, Charlotte (CLT) on American Airlines, Atlanta (ATL) on Delta Air Lines, and Newark (EWR) and White Plains, NY (HPN) on Elite Airways. TUI has arrived on the Space Coast with nonstop flights from various cities in the UK.

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Distance from Melbourne Orlando International Airport

  • Titusville …………………………………….. 40 miles
  • Cocoa Beach ……………………………….. 22 miles
  • Palm Bay ……………………………………… 9 miles
  • Port Canaveral …………………………….. 26 miles

Orlando International Airport (MCO) is served by 37 major airlines and is located just 35 miles from the Space Coast. 

Distance from Orlando International Airport

  • Titusville …………………………………….. 38 miles
  • Cocoa Beach ……………………………….. 48 miles
  • Melbourne ………………………………….. 64 miles
  • Palm Bay …………………………………….. 66 miles
  • Port Canaveral ………………………………47 miles

Orlando Sanford International Airport (SFB) is served by domestic carrier Allegiant Airlines and several international airlines including charters.

Distance from Orlando-Sanford International Airport

  • Titusville …………………………………….. 36 miles
  • Cocoa Beach ……………………………….. 64 miles
  • Melbourne ……………………………………77 miles
  • Palm Bay ………………………………………79 miles
  • Port Canaveral ………………………………67 miles

Cruise passengers arriving in Port Canaveral on either a port of call ship or one of the cruise ships homeported here, have the options of renting a car, taking a taxi or the Beach Trolley, or riding on one of the Space Coast Area Transit buses. Many hotels have “Snooze & Cruise” specials that include shuttle service to and from the Port.

Traveling by car?  From Orlando, drive East on State Road 528, The Beachline Expressway.  From Kissimmee, drive East on US 192.  From Jacksonville to the North or Miami to the South, takes Exits 173 through 231 off Interstate 95.

Transportation Options with Travel Agent Commissions

  • Airport Canaveral – airportcanaveral.com – (321) 784-5000
  • Busy Traveler Transportation – abusytraveler.com – (321) 453-5278
  • Cocoa Beach Shuttle – cbshuttle.org – (321) 631-4144
  • Happy Hour Shuttle – happyhourshuttle.com – (888) 601-6640

Call direct to make reservations and start a relationship.

For Buses or Motorcoach Groups:

  • BTM Coach – btmcoach.com – (321) 783-9000 (no commissions offered at this time)

A couple unpacks the car at Port Canaveral for their cruise vacation
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