Transportation from Orlando Airport to Universal Studios

On-Site Hotels at Universal

When visiting Orlando, Florida for the ultimate family vacation, the Disney hotels, resorts and parks may be the first things that come to mind, especially for those with young children. However, there are also a large number of families who visit Florida mostly to visit Universal Studios and the Islands of Adventure parks. If that’s your preference, then why not stay at one of the Universal Studios on-site hotels?

Universal’s Cabana Bay Beach Resort
Moderate/Value Hotel

The Cabana Bay Beach Resort is the most affordable of the on-site hotels, but that doesn’t mean it’s any less unforgettable! The resort offers two pools and plenty of recreational activities for all the family, as well as five retro-themed restaurants serving everything from pasta to quesadillas.

Loews Royal Pacific Resort
Deluxe Hotel

If you’re seeking a relaxing island atmosphere inspired by the South Pacific, Loews Royal Pacific Resort is the place for you. You’ll enjoy lush surroundings as you enjoy the lagoon-inspired pool, before heading to one of five tropical eateries, all of which have varied menus and an island atmosphere.

Hard Rock Hotel
Deluxe Hotel

For a true sense of rock and roll, the Hard Rock Hotel at Universal should be your first choice. Enjoy the A-List lifestyle while still remaining casual while relaxing by the sound-infused beach pool. The renowned Palm Restaurant will be right on your doorstep, serving a variety of cuisine, as well as the hotel’s five other restaurants and lounges.

Loews Portofino Bay Hotel
Deluxe Hotel

Loews Portofino Bay is described as a celebration of the good life. It’s inspired by the luxurious atmosphere of Portofino, Italy. Inside, you’ll find spacious rooms, a sumptuous spa and three pools – inspired by Italian vacation spots. Food lovers will love the hotel’s eight restaurants and lounges. From Sal’s Market Deli offering freshly baked pizzas, to Gelateria, where you’ll be able to try real homemade gelato, there’s something for everyone to enjoy.

The Loews Sapphire Falls Resort

If you’re planning a trip a little further in advance, you may be excited to learn that a fifth hotel is in the works. The Loews Sapphire Falls Resort is due to open in Summer 2016. The new, Caribbean-inspired hotel will offer a tropical atmosphere with its blue, sparkling pool and white sand beach, not forgetting the water slide and play area for the kids. The resort will include a full-service restaurant with scenic views, a poolside bar and grill, plus a Caribbean marketplace for those who want to grab a snack on the go.

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*Please note that the prices are per family/group (one-way).
*Our shuttles are PRIVATE (for your family/group only) - not shared!
*Prices do NOT include driver's gratuity.
*A car/booster seat is available free of charge (upon request).
*We accept cash, traveler's checks, credit and debit cards.
*Contact us to request our rates for groups of 14 & up (Mini Bus).
*No extra luggage fee, no fuel charge. Taxes and toll payments are already included!

1-4 passengers
5-6 passengers
7-10 passengers
11-14 passengers
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Hard Rock
$85 $95 $105 $130
Portofino Bay
$85 $95 $105 $130
Royal Pacific
$85 $95 $1055 $130
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Cabana Bay
$85 $95 $105 $130
Off-site Hotels:
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Hyatt Place
$85 $95 $105 $130
$85 $95 $105 $130
Days Inn
$85 $95 $105 $130
Holiday Inn
$85 $95 $105 $130
Comfort Suites
$85 $95 $105 $130
Fairfield Inn
$85 $95 $105 $130
Quality Inn
$85 $95 $105 $130
Extended Stay America
$85 $95 $105 $130

*** For Dec 15 - Jan 5 rates call 407 810 7272 or request a quote online***



When you book your Orlando Airport Transportation with STAR TRANS-VIP you know you are in good hands.
We are a fully licensed and insured Orlando Airport transportation provider.
We have a great reservation department which will answer any questions about Orlando Airport Transportation services and help you reserve your transportation from MCO to Universal Studios hotel / resort / villa / home.
As soon as you place your reservation, a confirmation will be sent to the email address on file. This email will contain: contact information, pick-up date and time, flight details, rates and airport pick-up instructions.


Your driver will meet you at the baggage claim area with a sign. If you can not locate your driver, please call 407 810 7272 and our operator will assist you. Upon arriving at your destination, all payments can be made by cash or credit/debit card to your driver.

If your flight is international, you'll first need to clear customs. Because airport regulations prohibit drivers waiting extended periods inside the airport, simply call the toll-free number in your email confirmation when you're through customs. We'll contact your driver and he will meet you at the baggage claim area within 15 minutes.

The Benefits of Staying On-Site

Staying on-site, puts you in close proximity to the parks, saving you both time and money and allowing you to start your day even earlier, making the most of your time in the parks. All on-site hotels offer a complimentary shuttle service directly to the park entrances.

As a guest of any of the above hotels, you’ll also experience early admission to The Wizarding World of Harry Potter – one hour before the park opens! Similarly, many of the hotels offer access to fast passes that will allow you to skip the queues at your favorite attractions.

By researching hotels in advance and understanding the benefits of saying on-site, you’ll be able to plan an ideal, stress-free family vacation with the ultimate level of convenience.

Universal Studios Florida

Universal Studios Florida was opened in 1990. The theme of this park is targeted at making guests feel like they are in a movie set with rides, shows, and attractions that are inspired by popular film, television, and music productions. The park consists of six themed areas - Hollywood, Production Central, New York, San Francisco, World Expo and Woody Woodpecker's Kidzone.

Islands of Adventure

Islands of Adventure park was opened in 1999. This park is composed of seven distinct areas or so called "islands": Marvel Super Hero Island, Toon Lagoon, Jurassic Park, The Lost Continent, Seuss Landing, and The Wizarding World of Harry Potter. Each "island" is themed to various forms of adventures.

Universal CityWalk

Universal CityWalk is an entertainment district that includes the AMC movie theater as well as numerous restaurants, bars, shops, clubs and so much more.

Don't miss HALLOWEEN HORROR NIGHTS at Universal Studios.

On select nights, Universal Studios Florida is transformed into nightmerish labyrinth of haunted houses, outrageous night shows, and electrifying scare zones.
Think you've got what it takes to survive?
Starts Sep 23 - ends Oct 31.
For more information and ticket prices visit official "Halloween Horror Nights" website -