Getting Around Daytona Beach
The best way to get around Daytona Beach is by car, so bring your most impressive set of wheels to roll around this automobile-obsessed city. And enjoy the fact that unless it's a race day, traffic shouldn't be problem. Also, remember: you can drive on the beach. For a small daily fee, you can drive and park on the sand in designated places. Consult the Volusia County website for more details.
If you're flying, you should consider flying into Orlando International Airport (MCO), which is about 70 miles south of Daytona Beach. The Orlando airport has a large terminal with commercial and low-fare flights, and the Daytona Beach-Orlando Transit Service shuttles tourists back and forth. If you're lucky, you might find a flight into tiny Daytona Beach International Airport (DAB). The Orlando-Sanford International Airport (SFB) is another option, about 35 miles south of Daytona Beach.
|Car||Having your own car is useful since the attractions are spread out. Additionally, the lengthy coastline offers spots within driving distance to escape rowdy spring breakers and crowds. Keep in mind the streets, especially those around Atlantic Avenue or the Daytona International Speedway – tend to get congested.|
Cabs are stationed at the nearby airports; however, a ride from Orlando International Airport or Orlando-Sanford International Airport will be very expensive. You can also book rides through ride-hailing apps such as Lyft or Uber.
Daytona Beach Beach is serviced by Volusia County's public transportation system, Votran, which runs almost 20 bus lines that stop throughout the Daytona Beach Beach area. Adults pay $1.75 for a single ride fare, while children 6 and younger ride for free. You can also purchase value passes; an all-day pass will set you back $3.75 and a week pass will cost you $13. The A1A North route may be the most useful for visitors as it travels alongside Atlantic Avenue, which stretches along the shoreline.
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