View Full Version : Daytona Beach to WDW

04-27-2004, 10:05 AM
We will be driving from Daytona Beach to WDW, is it faster or less stressful to take the Central Florida Greeneway (toll road) or is I-4 from North of Orlando to WDW ok. We will be driving in the middle of the day, mid week. Thanks.

04-27-2004, 10:29 AM
The Greeneway is the better way to go. Not as much traffic.

04-28-2004, 06:24 AM
We just started driving down to WDW and I didn't know about the greeneway. I'll be driving from Daytona Beach to Disney in 11 days, how do I get to the greeneway?

04-28-2004, 02:43 PM

04-28-2004, 02:45 PM
I just drove from WDW to Ormond Beach (north of Daytona) and back a few weeks ago, trying both routes. I MUCH prefer 417 (the Greeneway). It may have added time to the drive - and yes, there are tolls - but my stress level was SO much lower on 417. The traffic was exponentially heavier and the drivers were nuts on I-4. I saw fewer than 30 other cars on 417, which also gives the crazy ones more space so I didn't have to deal with them. :)

If I recall correctly, you'll need to take I-4 for a while after getting off I-95. Just watch for the signs for 417 - the exit is marked well enough that I did not stress over it, so it must have been pretty easy!

04-28-2004, 02:49 PM
I do remember seeing signs for 417. So where does it put you coming into WDW? I'm going to the Dolphin.

04-28-2004, 03:51 PM
There is an exit that takes you near DTD, the next one further up takes you towards Magic Kingdom. Either one is easy to get to the Dolphin.

04-28-2004, 05:28 PM
Exits 6 and 3 go to WDW. I don't know about Exit 6, but Exit 3 put me close to the Animal Kingdom area.

04-28-2004, 07:15 PM
How long does the greeneway normally take? It took us 1 1/2 hrs to go that distance on I-4 Easter week.

JC Butterfly
06-17-2004, 06:07 PM
are these the only two options for getting from Daytona to WDW?