Travel

Flight Information

When booking your flights to and from Orlando International Airport (MCO) or Melbourne International Airport (MLB) for Monsters of Rock Cruise, we suggest that you consider arriving a day or two earlier so that you can take advantage of the local attractions in the surrounding areas. This also helps to avoid potential flight delays, baggage collection, and transfer problems that could occur. However, if you need to arrive the day of Monsters of Rock Cruise, please arrive no later than 10:30 am on Saturday, April 29th as all guests MUST be on board by 2:00 pm. We also recommend that you schedule your departure for no earlier than 12:00 pm on Thursday, May 4th, in the event there is a delay in debarkation.


Ground Information

Conveniently located east of Orlando, this port is easily accessible from area airports and hotels by car, taxi, and shuttle and bus.


Distance from the Port of Miami to:

  • Orlando International Airport (MCO): 44 miles (@45- 60 minutes)
  • Melbourne Airport (MLB): 25 miles (40 minutes)


Airport Transfer

The Orlando Melbourne International Airport is the closest area airport to Port Canaveral  but many people choose

to fly into Orlando International Airport as well. Consider arriving a day or two earlier so that you can take advantage of the local

attractions in the area. This also helps to avoid potential flight delays, baggage collection, and transfer problems that could occur.


Taxi

Taxi fare from the Orlando International Airport to Port Canaveral is currently about $115 (prices subject to change).


Taxi fare from the Orlando Melbourne International Airport to Port Canaveral is currently about $100 (prices subject to change).


Bus

Many Orlando Aiport area hotels provide bus/shuttle transportation between airports and the hotel for pre-booked reservations. You should contact your hotel for available options and details. Here are two airport shuttle options, servicing the greater Orlando areas:


GoPort

Port Canaveral Quick Shuttle

Orlando Shuttle Service (Compare Shuttle Rates)

Contrans Shuttle Service

Port Canaveral Shuttle Service

Orlando Express Shuttle

Cruise Control Transportation

Ride Share: Uber or Lyft


Car Rental

For a list of Rental Car companies at operating out of the Orlando International Airport Click Here

For a list of Rental Car companies at operating out of the Melbourne Airport Click Here


Driving Directions from Airports


  • Orlando International Airport (MCO) is approximately 45 minutes west of Port Canaveral. Take the North Exit from the Airport, staying to the right, to S.R. 528 East (Toll Road). Take S.R. 528 east directly to Port Canaveral, Exit 54A for A Terminals (CT-5, -6, -8 and -10) or Exit 54B for B Terminals (CT-1 or CT-3).
  • Melbourne Airport (MLB) located approximately 25 miles (40 minutes) south of Port Canaveral. Exit east (left) out of the airport onto NASA Boulevard and follow to U.S. Highway 1. Turn left (north) onto U.S Highway 1. Travel approximately 20 minutes on U.S. Highway 1 past S.R. 520 in Cocoa about four miles to S.R. 528 East. Exit onto S.R. 528 East and continue directly to Port Canaveral, Exit 54A for A Terminals (CT-5, -6, -8 and -10) or Exit 54B for B Terminals (CT-1 or CT-3)


Port Canaveral Information

Conveniently located east of Orlando, this port is easily accessible from area airports and hotels by car, taxi, and shuttle and bus.


Once we get closer to our departure date we will have information about our cruise terminal.

Cruise terminal locations

A-TERMINALS-SIGN.jpg   (North Side) – Exit 54A


Cruise Terminal #5 – 9245 Charles Rowland Drive

Cruise Terminal #6 – 9241 Charles Rowland Drive

Cruise Terminal #8 – 9155 Charles Rowland Drive

Cruise Terminal #10 – 9005 Charles Rowland Drive

B-TERMINALS-SIGN.jpg  (South Side) – Exit 54B

Cruise Terminal #1 – 9050 Discovery Road

Cruise Terminal #3 – 220 Christopher Columbus Drive

View a map of the cruise terminals.

parking

Port Canaveral Parking


Official Port Canaveral Cruise Parking is available only directly adjacent to each of Port Canaveral’s Cruise Terminals. The Port does not own or operate any off-Port parking facilities. Park at your cruise terminal's designated parking area and simply take a short walk to your ship; no need for shuttles. Oversize parking for RV's and buses is also available at each Cruise Terminal


Parking Rates 

Parking is $17.00 per day (Vehicles & RVs), including day of arrival and day of departure.


Rates are subject to change without notice. Contact the Canaveral Port Authority at 321-783-7831 for the latest information.


Acceptable Payment Methods

American Express, Visa, MasterCard, and Discover credit cards


Refunds

May be requested by contacting us at (321) 783-7831 ext. 327 –

Monday through Friday. Please be prepared with the sailing date.


For Disabled Persons

DISABLED PARKING spaces are available, and the fee is waived for

vehicles transporting


Ccertain persons who have disabilities that:

  • Have special equipment, such as ramps, lifts, foot or hand controls for use by a disabled person

OR

  • Display a Florida Toll Exemption Permit as explained in s. 316.1964, Florida Statutes

OR

  • Display a Florida Disabled Veteran (DV) license plate issued under s. 320.084; s. 320.0842; or s. 320.0845, Florida Statutes.


Parking agents will not grant parking waivers for any other reason than the ones listed above. 


For more information on disabled toll permits or to obtain a Florida Turnpike toll exemption sticker, visit the Florida Commission on the Transportation Disadvantaged website.