Brightline Teams Up With Mears To Connect Orlando Airport & Disney World

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Brightline has revealed a new collaboration with Mears Transportation. This partnership will allow Mears Transportation’s fleet to be integrated into Brightline’s pioneering door-to-door booking service, facilitating guests to plan and book their complete journey in a single seamless transaction. As part of this alliance, Mears Transportation will operate the “Shared Connect Shuttle” and “Luxury Private Ride” services, providing transportation from Orlando International Airport to Walt Disney World Resort.

Services Starting September 22nd, 2023

This announcement comes at a time when Brightline is about to kick off its services between five South Florida stations and Orlando International Airport. Starting from September 22, Brightline, in association with its new partner Mears Transportation, will provide multiple transportation options for passengers to reach their final destination.

Introducing Shared Connect Shuttles by Mears

Orlando is welcoming an exclusive 24/7 shuttle service that’s all about the Florida vibe. The Shared Connect Shuttles powered by Mears will provide seamless connections between Orlando International Airport and over 25 top resorts at Walt Disney World®. With adult fares starting from just $16 and child fares from $13, convenience has never been so affordable. Plus, children aged 3 and under get to ride for free!

Luxury Private Rides by Mears

For those who desire a luxurious travel experience in Orlando, Brightline+ presents Luxury Private Rides powered by Mears. Offering a premium fleet of luxury sedans, SUVs, and versatile vans, you can now reach your Orlando destination in style. Luxury is just a booking away, with rates starting at $63 per vehicle.

Fixed Route Shuttles – Simplifying Your Commute

The Fixed Route Shuttles offer pickup and dropoff services to and from Brightline MiamiCentral and Fort Lauderdale Stations, along with complimentary shuttles to and from Aventura Mall at Brightline Aventura Station. These shuttles leave 10 minutes post each train arrival.

Airport Shuttles – Making Air Travel More Convenient

The Airport Shuttles provide bi-directional, fixed route services with pickups at Miami International Airport (MIA) and Fort Lauderdale/Hollywood International Airport (FLL) for a flat rate of $10 per person. Payments can be made on boarding the shuttles and their real-time status can be tracked online.

Neighborhood Electric Vehicles by Circuit – A Green Initiative

Circuit-powered Neighborhood Electric Vehicles offer complimentary, all-electric, walk-up, first-and-last-mile shuttle services around stations and nearby downtown areas in West Palm Beach, Boca Raton, Fort Lauderdale, and Miami.

Special Event Shuttles – Making Events More Accessible

The Special Event Shuttles offer complimentary direct service to select games and events including the Miami Heat, Miami Marlins, Inter Miami, Miami Dolphins, and events at Hard Rock Stadium.

Brightline & Mears Collaboration

The collaboration between Brightline and Mears is set to redefine the travel experience for visitors to Walt Disney World® Resort and other destinations in Orlando. With an array of services ranging from shared shuttles to luxury private rides, and special event shuttles to neighborhood electric vehicles, this partnership promises to make commuting more convenient, enjoyable, and eco-friendly. So whether you’re planning a family vacation, a business trip, or simply exploring the city, these new services offer a comfortable, reliable, and affordable solution for your transportation needs.

Written by

Rachel Van Norman

Contributing Writer

Rachel fell deeply in love with all things Disney as a little girl. Now as a wife and a mother herself, she shares this Disney obsession with her son and everyone around her. From her love of princesses to eating all the Disney food, Rachel spends her time radiating Disney magic and keeping everyone up to date on Disney news.

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