Travel from The Villages

Getting where you need to go doesn’t have to be a headache! The Pelican Bay Express bus service is the easiest way to travel between The Villages residential community and airports, cruise ports, and theme parks in the Orlando area. Our top priority is customer convenience from start to finish, which is why we provide easy online booking, affordable pricing, and a comfortable ride. Important: Rides must be booked by a minimum of three days in advance.

Airport Locations


Orlando International Airport

Orlando International Airport is the busiest airport in the state of Florida. In 2017 alone, the airport set a record of around 44.6 million total traveling passengers! Because Orlando is a destination for year-round residents, seasonal visitors, and vacationers, navigating this travel hub can be a hassle. We offer travelers going to and from The Villages in Orlando, FL a convenient travel option. Book a ride with Pelican Bay Express and we will pick you up at your arrival terminal and drop you off at your location in The Villages.

Fare: $35.00 per person
Orlando International Airport to/from the Villages

Sanford Orlando International Airport

Flying into Sanford Orlando International Airport? We’ve got you covered! Flights arriving from destinations across the country arrive at Sanford Orlando International Airport (SFB) every day. Select airlines travel to this airport. When you book your next flight to SFB, you can book a ride on the Pelican Bay Express ride to The Villages in Orlando with ease.

Fare: $50.00 per person
Sanford Orlando International Airport to/from the Villages


Cruise Locations

Cruise Ports

Pelican Bay Express is pleased to offer direct transportation to various cruise ports in the East Central Florida region. Booking a ride with us is the easiest way to travel, whether you are traveling from MCO or SFB airports to your departing cruise port or returning home to The Villages from a trip at sea.

Cape Canaveral

Cape Canaveral is a favorite attraction for locals and visitors to the Sunshine State. Make your next trip to the Kennedy Space Center or Port Canaveral quick and comfortable by booking a ride with Pelican Bay Express. We will pick you up at your exact location in The Villages and drop you off at your desired destination on Cape Canaveral. It’s that simple!


Amusement Park Locations

Theme Parks

Planning a day out at one of the Orlando area’s many theme parks doesn’t have to be tricky. Book a ride for the whole family and get exactly where you need to go in no time! You’ll spend less time driving and parking, and more time enjoying your favorite parks. Pelican Bay Express books rides to Universal Studios, Disney World, and more.


Private transportation to and from The Villages, FL

Private Rides

Round Trip or One Way

Let us know if you need a round trip or a one way ride, along with your destination and desired time of pickup. We’ll work hard to provide you with the transportation you need, no matter what! Don’t pay outrageous fees for a taxi driver. You’ll be pleased that you chose Pelican Bay Express when you get a cleaner coach, more storage, and an affordable price.

Flying in or out of a different airport than Sanford or Orlando? We’ll be pleased to help! Book your private ride and let us know the distance and passengers for a custom pick-up and drop-off.

Also Available in Ocala, Florida

Although we primarily serve Orlando, our private rides are also available in Ocala! Please feel free to request a private ride in Orlando, Ocala, or both, and we’ll be pleased to help.


Have questions? Contact Pelican Bay Express to learn more about our destinations in the Orlando area.