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Looking to attend the Daytona 500 in 2024, or find out more about the event? Here you'll find what you need to know about getting to the Daytona 500.

Pitstop during the 2019 Daytona 500

What is Daytona 500?

Daytona 500 is a 500-mile-long (805 km) motor race that takes place annually as part of the NASCAR Cup Series at Daytona International Speedway in Daytona Beach, Florida. It is the first of two cup races held every February at Daytona. Since 1959, the Daytona 500 has been regarded as the most important, prestigious race in the NASCAR series. The Daytona 500 is also known as "The Great American Race" and is often associated with the Presidents Day weekend.

When is Daytona 500?

The 65th Annual Daytona 500 is scheduled to take place on 18th February 2024 but is subject to change. Tickets are currently on sale at the time of writing. Read our guide on booking cheap flights in February to get the best deal possible when going to the Daytona 500.

Where is Daytona 500?

Daytona 500 will take place at the Daytona International Speedway in Daytona Beach, Florida.

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Flying to Daytona 500

Daytona 500 is held annually at the Daytona International Speedway in Florida. The closest airport to the venue is the Daytona Beach International Airport (DAB) which is located right next to Daytona International Speedway making it easy to get to for any domestic or international traveller. Other airports in Florida include Orlando International Airport (MCO) and Miami International Airport (MIA).

Flying domestically

If you're flying to Daytona 500 from within the US, there are a select few airlines that fly to and from Daytona Beach International Airport - this includes American Airlines, American Eagle and Delta Air Lines. Once you land at Daytona Beach International, it's incredibly easy to get to Daytona International Speedway - you can hire a vehicle and access parking inside the venue just 4 minutes away from the airport, or you can take a taxi. There is also a broad range of hotels available close to the airport and venue.

Flying Internationally into the US

If you're flying internationally into the US for Daytona 500, you'll want to fly into Orlando International Airport. Airlines that frequently fly into Orlando include Aer LingusAir CanadaAmerican AirlinesBritish AirwaysAzul Brazilian AirlinesEmiratesLufthansa and more. Getting to Daytona International Speedway from the airport will take roughly 1 hour by car or taxi. There is also a Daytona Orlando shuttle service that travels back and forth between the airport and Daytona with prices starting from $36 USD per adult for a one-way trip.

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Airports close to Daytona 500

Daytona Beach International Airport (DAB)

Daytona Beach International Airport (DAB) is a county-owned airport located right next to Daytona International Speedway, 3 miles away from Daytona Beach, Florida. It's the closest airport to the Daytona 500 venue and is only a 4-minute drive away by car or taxi. This airport is perfect for those travelling domestically within the US to get to the event, mainly from Charlotte, Dallas-Forth Worth, Philadelphia, Washington and Atlanta. The airport is also in close proximity to hotels and other accommodations in Daytona.

Distance to Daytona 500: 2.5 miles / 4 km (approx 4 minutes by car/taxi)
✈ Airlines that fly into Daytona Beach International Airport: American Airlines, American Eagle and Delta Air Lines.

Orlando International Airport (MCO)

Orlando International Airport (MCO) is a major international airport situated in Orlando, Florida. The airport is a major international gateway into Florida with over 850 daily flights across over 40 airlines. The airport is currently a hub for Silver Airways and a focus area city for Avelo Airlines, Frontier, JetBlue, Southwest and Spirit Airlines. It's around a 1-hour drive from the airport to Daytona International Speedway by car or taxi, but there's also a shuttle bus service between Daytona and Orlando operated on a daily basis.

Distance to Daytona 500: 70 miles / 112 km (approx 1 hour by car/taxi)
✈ Airlines that fly into Orlando International Airport: Aer Lingus, Aeroméxico, Air Canada, Air Canada Rouge, Air Transat, Alaska Airlines, Avelo Airlines, Avianca, Azul Brazilian Airlines, Bahamasair, Breeze Airways, British Airways, Caribbean Airlines, Copa Airlines, Emirates, Frontier, Gol Transportes Aéreos, Hawaiian Airlines, Icelandair, JetBlue, LATAM Brasil, LATAM Perú, Lufthansa, Norse Atlantic Airways, Silver Airways, Southwest, Spirit, Sun Country, United, United Express, Virgin Atlantic, Viva Air Colombia, Volaris and WestJet.

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When is Daytona 500?

The Daytona 500 is scheduled to take place on 18th February 2024 but may be subject to change.

Where can I book flights to Daytona 500?

You can book flights to Daytona 500 through Alternative Airlines. Using our search form at the top of the page, you can enter your departure details as well as arrival destinations (we recommend Daytona Beach or Orlando), the dates you plan to travel, how many passengers will be flying and the cabin class you'd like to fly in.

Can I buy flights on finance?

Absolutely! With Alternative Airlines, you can book your flights to Daytona 500 today and pay later in instalments. We have 40+ different payment methods to offer including 'buy now, pay later' payment plans such as AfterpayKlarnaPayPal Credit and more. Read our guide on all our finance options to find out more.