Daytona Beach to WDW

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  1. unregistered1

    unregistered1 Earning My Ears

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    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.
     
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  3. safetymom

    safetymom Super Moderator

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    The Greeneway is the better way to go. Not as much traffic.
     
  4. laurabelle

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    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?
     
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    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!
     
  7. laurabelle

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    I do remember seeing signs for 417. So where does it put you coming into WDW? I'm going to the Dolphin.
     
  8. safetymom

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    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.
     
  9. MickeyMonstersMom

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    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.
     
  10. laurabelle

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    How long does the greeneway normally take? It took us 1 1/2 hrs to go that distance on I-4 Easter week.
     
  11. JC Butterfly

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    are these the only two options for getting from Daytona to WDW?
     

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