Last Updated on May 27, 2024

Are you looking for the best way to get from New Smyrna Beach to Orlando? Congrats, you’ve landed on the right post.

In this article, I cover the top ways to travel to Orlando from New Smyrna Beach.

I discuss shuttles, air travel, buses, and the top routes for traveling in your own vehicle, plus stops you can make along the way.

Choose the method that best suits your travel style, budget, and preferences.

beautiful day in Orlando, Florida as seen here heading north toward downtown Orlando on the I-4 Interstate highway



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Interstate Traffic in Florida Highway

Route 2: Alternate Route via State Route 415 South and FL-417 Toll South

Advantage: May be the fastest route depending on traffic.

👎 Disadvantage: Has tolls.

⌛️ Time and driving distance: 56.6 miles and takes 1 hour and 5 minutes depending on traffic.

To start, head southwest on Washington Street toward North Dixie Freeway.

Next, take FL-44 West to State Route 415 South in Samsula-Spruce Creek.

After nine miles, use the left two lanes to turn left onto State Route 415 South. Continue on this road for 17.9 miles.

Continue as it turns into East Lake Mary Boulevard. In 5.8 miles, use the left two lanes to turn left onto North Ronald Reagan Boulevard.

In 0.3 miles, use the left two lanes to turn left and then merge onto FL-417 Toll South.

Stay on this road for 15.1 miles, then use the right two lanes to take exit 33 to merge onto FL-408 West toward Orlando.

After 7.9 miles, use the right two lanes to take exit 11A for FL-15 toward Rosalind Avenue. Continue to your final destination.



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Booking a last-minute trip to Orlando or New Smyrna Beach?  

If so, we have you covered.  Here are some top recommended tours and hotels!

Top Tours in Orlando

Everglades Airboat and Wild Florida Tour (Florida Wildlife Tour With Optional Lunch)

Glass Bottom Guided Kayak Eco Tour (2-Hour Tour Perfect for Nature Lovers!)

Kennedy Space Center Adventure with Transport (Enjoy NASA’s Kennedy Space Center)

Top Tours In New Smyrna Beach

New Smyrna Dolphin And Manatee Adventure Tour – (Top-rated Dolphin & Wildlife Tour)

Guided Wildlife Eco Kayak Tour in New Smyrna Beach – (Go kayaking and paddle through a lush mangrove forest)

New Smyrna Inshore Fishing Charters – (Half Day Chartered Fishing Trip)

Top Hotels In Orlando

Marriott’s Cypress Harbour Villas (Perfect For Couples)

Ette Luxury Hotel & Spa – (High-Rated Luxury Hotel)

Top Hotels & Accommodations In New Smyrna Beach

Inn On The Avenue – (Highly Rated homestay with free breakfast)

The Riverview Hotel New Smyrna Beach – (Cozy hotel with outdoor pool and delicious breakfast)

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