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.

Where to Eat in Mount Dora

If you’re looking for affordable options, Pisces Rising (239 W 4th Ave.) and Copacabana Cuban Cafe - Mt Dora (320 Dora Drawdy Way) are great picks.

When to visit Mount Dora

Mount Dora in May
Estimated hotel price
1 night at 3-star hotel
Mount Dora in May
Estimated hotel price
1 night at 3-star hotel

How to Get to Mount Dora


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. The shortest flight to Mount Dora from New Zealand departs from Christchurch and takes around 41h 37m.


Amtrak is the only carrier operating train routes to Mount Dora. The train journey from Mount Dora to Tampa takes 1h 49m and costs around $18 for a one-way ticket. When coming by train from Jacksonville, expect to pay about $58 for a 2h 39m trip.


Another option to get to Mount Dora is to pick up a car hire from Orlando, which is about 24 miles from Mount Dora. You’ll find branches of Thrifty and Alamo, among others, in Orlando.


Several bus lines operate bus routes to Mount Dora, including Jet Set Express, FlixBus and Greyhound. From Pompano Beach, the bus ride to Mount Dora takes 215 miles and will cost you around $46. From Fort Lauderdale, the ticket costs about $46 for a journey of 240 miles.

Airports near Mount Dora

Airlines serving Mount Dora

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Where to stay in Mount Dora

If you’re on a budget, well-reviewed accommodations include Hampton Inn Mount Dora and Quality Inn & Suites Mt Dora North.

Where to stay in popular areas of Mount Dora

Hiring a car in Mount Dora

Expect to pay $1.67 per litre in Mount Dora (average price from the past 30 days). Depending on the size of your car hire, filling up the tank will cost between $19.99 and $26.66. The most frequently booked car type in Mount Dora is Luxury (Cadillac XTS or similar). If you’re looking to save money, though, keep in mind that Compact car hire (Toyota Corolla or similar) is, on average, 54% cheaper than other car hire types in the city.