Everything You Need to Know About Brightline Orlando

Brightline is the only major provider of modern, eco-friendly, high-speed rail in the U.S. It connects city pairs that are “Too long to drive and too short to fly”.


What is the Brightline Train?

Brightline is the only major provider of modern, eco-friendly, high-speed rail in the U.S. It connects city pairs that are “Too long to drive and too short to fly”.

When in 2023 will Brightline Orlando open?

Friday, Sept. 22, 2023

Where is the Brightline Orlando Station?

10705 Jeff Fuqua Blvd. Orlando, FL 32827

What is the Brightline Orlando Station like?

Oh, wait until you see it! You’ll first park your car at the Terminal C parking garage on Level 5. Head through the sliding doors and walk straight toward the Brightline terminal.

Once you check in and check your bags, you’ll enter the security checkpoint. After that, you’re free to roam the terminal. On the right side is the Premium Lounge, the middle features the Mary Mary bar and gift shop, and the left side features the SMART lounge and kid-friendly area.

Before your train takes off, you can do a little shopping, grab a bite to eat, take a conference call, or simply relax and utilize the free Wi-Fi.

Where do I park my car?

Parking is available at Orlando International Airport Parking Garage C. Fees range from $2 for 30 minutes and $19 per day. You can also park in an Economy Lot for $10 per day.

How much will Brightline cost from Orlando to Miami?

One-way SMART fares start at $79 for adults and $39 for children. Groups of 4-29 automatically save 25%. One-way PREMIUM fares start at $149.

Upgrade to PREMIUM for exclusive lounge access, priority seating, complimentary snacks and drinks, and a checked bag.

Should I upgrade my Brightline ticket to PREMIUM?

We think so! Think of it as your first-class option. You’ll have everything from SMART fare, including free Wi-Fi, hand-stitched leather seats, and multiple power at every seat. Plus, access to exclusive lounges, complete with complimentary snacks and beverages, as well as iPads, scanners and printers, and conference rooms. And your first checked bag is free.

How long will Brightline be from Orlando to South Florida?

Orlando to West Palm Beach is approximately two hours Orlando to Miami is approximately three and a half hours.

Does Brightline check your bags?

The coaches have ample room for compact travel items. Up to two carry-on items are allowed per guest. Larger bags may be added to your ticket in advance and checked through to select stations. PREMIUM fares include a complimentary checked bag SMART fares are $25 per bag.

Can I bring my bike?

There are bike racks and ample room throughout the coaches so your bikes can ride with you.

Can I bring my pet?

The train is pet-friendly but read the terms before making plans. Is the train accessible-friendly? Yes! With level boarding to accommodate wheelchairs, strollers, and wheeled bags with ease, the train is ADA-accessible.

Are the trains kid-friendly?

Yes! Brightline makes it easy and stress-free for families traveling with children.

Kids under 24 months ride free Kids 2-12 years old ride for 50% off SMART fares Groups of four or more save 25%

BrightKids Zone at the Station offers a place for the little ones to relax, play, and snack. Get out that energy together and make everyone happy!

Family restrooms and mothers’ rooms are available on-board and in-station, too. Plus, with family-friendly meals, including pizzas, snack packs, and more, you’ll surely find something they’ll love to eat.

Family groups can sit together on board the train. There are even special double-facing seats for four people. Game time anyone?

Strollers, car seats, and booster seats may be carried on board and won’t count toward your carry-on allowance. Strollers must be stowed in the luggage tower while on board.

What is Brightline+?

If you’re looking for door-to-door pickup and drop off, Brightline+ is your solution. From private rides by Uber and luxury private rides to shared shuttles by Mears, the ease to and from the station is guaranteed.