Two Amtrak routes travel to Orlando each day along the east coast, the Silver Meteor and the Silver Star. Trains also stop in nearby Winter Park and Kissimmee as additional options for reaching the Orlando area in case your final destination is closer to one of these stations. As a third option, the Amtrak Auto Train stops nearby in Sanford, Florida with a departure from Virginia.
Things to Know
- Connect with the Silver Meteor and Silver Star trains in cities including Miami, New York City, Philadelphia, Washington DC and Richmond, Virginia.
- Train arrival times in Orlando are excellent if there are no delays. Trains heading south arrive late morning to early afternoon. Trains heading north arrive in the early afternoon and early evening.
- Trip time between Miami and Orlando is just over 5 hours without delays, which is only one hour longer than driving.
- Trip time between Jacksonville and Orlando is about 3 hours and 15 minutes without delays, which is 45 minutes longer than driving