Finding Shades of Green can be easy if you are driving through either I-75 to the west or I-95 to the east. Once you make it to the I-4 corridor, you’ll find the Walt Disney World highway system is extremely easy to navigate, with signs that are well marked. Shades of Green is located in the Magic Kingdom resort area, right across from Disney’s Polynesian Resort.
If you’re flying, you’ll arrive at Orlando International Airport (MCO). From there, you may find ground transportation options to Shades of Green, which is about a 30-40-minute drive away. Please note that Shades of Green does NOT participate in Disney’s Magical Express shuttle service. You will not be able to reserve space on it nor use it to get to or from Shades of Green.
Driving directions to Shades of Green from Orlando International Airport:
Please be aware that this is the fastest route and includes toll roads.
Get on FL-528 W/FL-528 Toll W
Take I-4 W to Epcot Center Drive
Take exit 67 from I-4 W.
Continue on Epcot Center Drive
Take World Drive to Magnolia Palm Drive in Bay Lake
Some transportation options from Orlando International Airport include:
Be advised that you will have to have your military I.D. card ready to get past the gate on your way onto the Shades of Green grounds.
Mears Shuttle: This is a shared van service that you can arrange from the airport. It may make an additional stop or two at other hotels on the way to Shades of Green, and you’ll also have to have your military I.D. card ready to show at the gate. The price is typically about $20 per adult one-way or $35 for a round trip.
Taxi: Orlando International Airport has taxis available, as well. Prices can vary depending on traffic and times of the day and can run up to $50-$70 one-way.
Rental Car: The rental car facility at Orlando International Airport is easy to access by foot, just across from baggage claim. You might find it’s convenient to rent a car if you’re planning to explore more of Central Florida during your stay at Shades of Green.
Uber & Lyft:
All Transportation Network Companies (ride-sharing providers such as Uber & Lyft) may drop passengers on the Departures curb (Level 3).
All Transportation Network Companies (ride-sharing providers such as Uber & Lyft) may pick-up passengers at the ends of the Arrivals area outside baggage claims in Terminals A or B (Level 2). Ride Share app will give the rider a choice of which location is nearest to the passenger.
The average ride costs $40.00; the rates may vary.
Prepare to show your military I.D. card at the gate for access to Shades of Green. Installation access >