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International Drive holidays

30 ℃

Average temperatures in the early 30s (°C).

8-9 hours
The main airport near Orlando is Orlando International Airport (MCO) which is 19km south-east of Orlando. Sanford Airport (SFB) is 43km north-east of Orlando.

Weather and climate in International Drive

Temperature: Average temperatures in the early 30s (°C).

Best time to visit International Drive: Spring or autumn when you get all that lovely Florida sunshine but without the intense heat.

International Drive weather is hot and humid during the summer. At this time, try to avoid the theme parks in the middle of the day when the sun is at its hottest. Winters are mild, but remember to bring a light jacket if you’re planning to venture out in the evenings.


International Drive is best for...

Families: See the kids’ faces light up as they meet their favourite Disney characters at Walt Disney World Resort.

Restaurant lovers: International Drive is the the heart of downtown with local food joints and fine dining on offer.

Shoppers: Take full advantage of the shopping available at International Drive with designer and high street names.

Fast facts for International Drive

Language: The language spoken in International Drive is English.

Currency: The currency used in International Drive is the American Dollar ($).

Local time: International Drive is 5 hours behind GMT/UK time.

Fly to: Orlando International Airport. The transfer time to International Drive is 1 hour.

Flight time from UK: The flight time to Orlando is 9 hours.

Tourist information: Further International Drive tourist information can be found at

Visa and health: Before you travel, visit for recommendations and advice on visas and health for your holiday to International Drive.

Getting around International Drive

By trolley bus: International Drive has a convenient and reliable I-Drive trolley bus service which serves the surrounding area.

By hire car: If you want more freedom to explore the wider region than take a hire car. Be aware that you’ll come across a number of toll booths during your holiday, and finding a parking space outside major tourist hotspots can be a challenge.

By bus: Walt Disney World Resort runs bus services between their hotels and theme parks.