Shuttle Service and Other Transportation Options

The Sonesta ES Suites shuttle service stops at the following theme parks:

  • Walt Disney World® - drop off at Epcot®
    • Connections from Epcot® to:
      • Magic Kingdom® Park
      • Disney's Hollywood Studios
      • Disney's Animal Kingdom™ Park
  • Universal Orlando® Theme Parks

Information about the hotel shuttle service

  • The shuttle is included for your entire party as part of our $15 per night hotel fee.
  • There are three morning departures and three evenings returns from Epcot® each day.
    • Once you reach Epcot®, the internal Disney® transportation system offers connections throughout the Walt Disney World® Theme Parks (monorail to Magic Kingdom® Park, buses to Disney's Hollywood Studios™, and Disney's Animal Kingdom™ Park)
  • There are two morning departures and two evening returns from Universal Orlando® each day.  The one stop at Universal Orlando® will service both of their theme parks.
  • Exact shuttle schedules are available at check in, as times do adjust seasonally.

Other Transportation Options

  • The hotel is located on the I-Ride Trolley Route, which provides transportation along International Drive every 15 - 20 minutes, including stops at Sea World™, Aquatica™, and both Orlando Premium Outlet Centers (fee required).
    View the I-Ride Trolley Route
  • A shuttle to Legoland Florida™ operates daily across the street from the hotel at the I-Drive 360 Complex (fee and advance reservations required).
  • A shuttle to Busch Gardens Tampa™ operates daily and has a stop on International Drive.  You can inquire at Guest Services for exact information and to make reservations (Busch Gardens admission required).
  • Disney Springs® and the Walt Disney World® Transportation and Ticket Center (with monorail connections to Magic Kingdom® Park and Epcot®) can be reached via the public Lynx bus system through a connection at the Sea World stop (fee required).
    • Guests can use the Lynx Bus Route 8 or the I-Ride Trolley from the hotel to the Sea World™ stop.
    • From the Sea World™ Stop, the Lynx Bus Route 50 travels to Disney Springs® and the Walt Disney World® Transportation and Ticket Center. (approximate transport time from Sea World™ to Walt Disney World® via this bus is 35 minutes)
  • Rideshare services, such as Lyft and Uber, are also available in the Orlando area.  Below are estimated costs for a standard ride from the hotel to each attraction (costs are subject to change)
Universal Orlando® Theme Parks & Citywalk $9
Sea World™ & Aquatica $8
Orange County Convention Center $7
Walt Disney World® - Epcot® $18
Disney Springs® $14