Melbourne fl transportation

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Real Estate Agent with Peters Cook & Company

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These major north/south routes are important arteries that connect a number of communities: Titusville in the north; Cocoa , Cocoa Beach and Rockledge in central Brevard; and Melbourne, Melbourne Beach and Palm Bay in the south
Interstate 95 skirts Brevard County on its north/south trip from Maine to Miami. Interstates & Highways

Running from Maine to Miami, I-95 is the most heavily traveled north-south interstate on the East Coast, and for the convenience of businesses and residents alike, it runs directly through Brevard County.
State Road A1A along the coastline.
US1 In the barrier islands (Melbourne Beach to Port Canaveral.
East West routes
State Road 405 to the north, which traverses the NASA Causeway to the space center

S.R. 528 (the Beeline Expressway) in the center of the county. For goods and persons traveling to Orlando, Tampa and all points west, SR- 528 directly links to other major Florida highways like I-4 and the Florida Turnpike.
S.R. 524 (the Bennett Causeway), merges with the Beeline, crosses the Indian River to Merritt Island and then the Banana River to the town of Cape Canaveral and Port Canaveral.
State Roads 502 (Barnes Boulevard) and 509 (Wickham Road) serve Vierra and Melbourne.
S.R. 518, connects Melbourne with the beach communities of Indian Harbour, Canova, Indialantic and Melbourne Beach.
S.R. 509 travels north/south through the county's southern section and connects with Eau Gallie Boulevard.
Airlines

At least five airlines serve passengers at Melbourne International Airport. Melbourne’s main carrier is Delta with service to Atlanta, Wash DC and New York/
Orlando International, is just 50 miles and about 45 minutes away via the Beeline Expressway (S.R. 528). From either place you can fly almost anywhere.
Smaller executive airports are scattered around the region, including the Space Center Executive Airport.
Cruise ships

The state's third-largest cruise-passenger port, Port Canaveral, also handles lots of space-related and commercial cargo at its deep-water facility. The East Coast Railroad carries freight by rail. Greyhound buses also provide transportation in the county.

Rail Service

Running directly through Brevard County, Florida’s East Coast Railway connects with Norfolk Southern and CSX and provides another ground-based transportation option for business.
There are Amtrak stations located in Delray beach, Tampa and Jacksonville.
There is also a unique car Auto Train (Amtrak) located in Sanford Florida.
The Auto Train offers rail transportation for passengers and their personal vehicles between Lorton, Virginia (near Washington, D.C.) and Sanford, Florida, near Orlando.
Passengers are allowed to take their automobile, small van, light duty truck, or motorcycle when they travel north or south.
Wide coach seats or private first-class sleeping compartments and dining cars and meals are offered.
Reservations required. See your travel agent, call 1-800-USA-RAIL, 1-877-SKIP-I-95, or visit tickets.amtrak.com for reservations and fare information.
In conclusion, whatever mode of transportation you need, be it for personal or for business, Melbourne is in a great location and has the transportation options.

 

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