Mount Dora travel guide

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You're Going to Love Mount Dora

With a population of 12,370, Mount Dora is a must-see destination in Florida, United States. Mount Dora deserves at least 2 full days for you to see its main sights.

Where to Eat in Mount Dora

If you’re looking for affordable options, 1921 Mount Dora (142 E 4th Ave) and Pisces Rising (239 W 4th Ave.) are great picks.

When to visit Mount Dora

Mount Dora in August
Estimated hotel price
$117
1 night at 3-star hotel
Mount Dora in August
Estimated hotel price
$117
1 night at 3-star hotel

How to Get to Mount Dora

Plane

Although Mount Dora doesn’t have its own airport, you can fly to Orlando All airports (ORL), which is located 26 miles from Mount Dora. Tampa Airport is the most popular, with regular flights from Air France, JetBlue, Delta and other airlines departing from the United States. The shortest domestic flight to Mount Dora departs from Islip and takes around 2h 58m.

Train

Brightline is the most popular train carrier serving Mount Dora, followed by Amtrak. The train journey from Mount Dora to Tampa takes 1h 49m and costs around $12 for a one-way ticket. When coming by train from West Palm Beach, expect to pay about $39 for a 2h 12m trip.

Car

Another option to get to Mount Dora is to pick up a car rental from Orlando, which is about 24 miles from Mount Dora. You’ll find branches of Fox and Routes Car & Truck Rentals, among others, in Orlando.

Bus

Several bus lines operate bus routes to Mount Dora, including Jet Set Express, RedCoach and FlixBus. From Tampa, the bus ride to Mount Dora takes 115 miles and will cost you around $13. From Lake Worth, the ticket costs about $47 for a journey of 165 miles.

Plane

Although Mount Dora doesn’t have its own airport, you can fly to Orlando All airports (ORL), which is located 26 miles from Mount Dora. Tampa Airport is the most popular, with regular flights from Air France, JetBlue, Delta and other airlines departing from the United States. The shortest domestic flight to Mount Dora departs from Islip and takes around 2h 58m.

Train

Brightline is the most popular train carrier serving Mount Dora, followed by Amtrak. The train journey from Mount Dora to Tampa takes 1h 49m and costs around $12 for a one-way ticket. When coming by train from West Palm Beach, expect to pay about $39 for a 2h 12m trip.

Car

Another option to get to Mount Dora is to pick up a car rental from Orlando, which is about 24 miles from Mount Dora. You’ll find branches of Fox and Routes Car & Truck Rentals, among others, in Orlando.

Bus

Several bus lines operate bus routes to Mount Dora, including Jet Set Express, RedCoach and FlixBus. From Tampa, the bus ride to Mount Dora takes 115 miles and will cost you around $13. From Lake Worth, the ticket costs about $47 for a journey of 165 miles.

Airports near Mount Dora

Airlines serving Mount Dora

Lufthansa
Good (4,597 reviews)
KLM
Good (849 reviews)
SWISS
Good (923 reviews)
British Airways
Good (4,436 reviews)
Delta
Good (4,596 reviews)
Turkish Airlines
Good (2,275 reviews)
Air France
Good (969 reviews)
Iberia
Good (1,551 reviews)
Austrian Airlines
Good (478 reviews)
United Airlines
Good (4,922 reviews)
Emirates
Good (2,125 reviews)
Qatar Airways
Good (2,482 reviews)
Air Canada
Good (5,700 reviews)
Brussels Airlines
Good (226 reviews)
Finnair
Good (876 reviews)
Scandinavian Airlines
Good (834 reviews)
LOT
Good (680 reviews)
TAP AIR PORTUGAL
Good (1,163 reviews)
Singapore Airlines
Excellent (909 reviews)
Etihad Airways
Good (832 reviews)
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Where to stay in popular areas of Mount Dora

Most booked hotels in Mount Dora

The Estate at Mt Dora
3 stars
Excellent (8.8, 270 reviews)
$110+
Hampton Inn Mount Dora
2 stars
Excellent (8.6, 374 reviews)
$141+
Comfort Inn & Suites Tavares North
2 stars
Excellent (8, 637 reviews)
$103+
Holiday Inn Express & Suites Tavares - Leesburg
2 stars
Excellent (8, 368 reviews)
$122+
Lakeside Inn on Lake Dora
3 stars
Good (7.8, 647 reviews)
$203+
Key West Resort on Lake Dora
3 stars
Good (7.8, 600 reviews)
$135+

Renting a car in Mount Dora

Renting a car in Mount Dora costs $50 per day, on average, or $99 if you want to rent if for 2 days.

You’re likely to save money by renting your car at the airport: locations in the city are, on average, 23% more expensive than at Orlando.

Expect to pay $3.90 per gallon in Mount Dora (average price from the past 30 days). Depending on the size of your rental car, filling up the tank will cost between $46.79 and $62.38. Compact (Hyundai Veloster or similar) is the most popular car type to rent in Mount Dora, while also 49% cheaper than other types, on average.

Renting a car in Mount Dora costs $50 per day, on average, or $99 if you want to rent if for 2 days.

You’re likely to save money by renting your car at the airport: locations in the city are, on average, 23% more expensive than at Orlando.

Expect to pay $3.90 per gallon in Mount Dora (average price from the past 30 days). Depending on the size of your rental car, filling up the tank will cost between $46.79 and $62.38. Compact (Hyundai Veloster or similar) is the most popular car type to rent in Mount Dora, while also 49% cheaper than other types, on average.