Transportation

Beacon College proudly offers a variety of transportation services to students free of charge:

  • for college-sponsored activities and trips
  • between housing complexes and academic buildings for evening classes
  • to and from off campus internship locations
  • for regular, weekly shuttles to local grocery stores, pharmacies, shopping centers, and movie theaters
  • to medically necessary appointments scheduled during weekday business hours within Leesburg and surrounding areas, with advanced reservation

Beacon College Transportation proudly offers airport shuttle service to and from the Orlando International Airport (MCO) for designated dates during Thanksgiving, Winter, and Spring Breaks.  This service is offered for a nominal fee with limited seating and a set schedule of offerings. Complete this form to sign up for the shuttle service.

Students may use the Ride Exchange Board in the Student Center to post individual transportation needs – i.e. students might carpool to and from local airports or students in neighboring cities and towns might arrange to travel together during breaks.

Local Transit

Lake County offers a weekday, fixed-route transportation service called LakeXpress (http://www.ridelakexpress.com).  The bus service runs every hour from Lady Lake (The Villages) to Mount Dora with circulator routes in the cities of Leesburg and Mount Dora.  A one-way fare for students is $.50.  Maps and schedules are available in the Student Center.

While Beacon College does not endorse any one specific company, there are a number of services available for local transportation:

Lake Limo (lwww.lakelimo.net)
Lake Limo provides buses, tours, airport shuttles, and limo transportation for Lake, Marion, and Sumter Counties.  There is service to Orlando International Airport (MCO) but NOT to Sanford Airport (SFB).  Pickups are from any of Beacon College’s facilities.

Spruce Van Services 712 W Main St # 203 Leesburg, FL 34748; Phone: (352) 728-5001
Provides services to both Orlando International Airport (MCO) and Sanford Airport (SFB).

A-1 Taxi Fruitland Park, FL; Phone: (352) 728-1411
Services Orlando International Airport (MCO).

Amtrak (www.amtrak.com)
Serves the local towns of Sanford, Deland, Orlando, and Wildwood.

Beacon College
College for students with learning disabilities and ADHD
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Phone: Toll-Free 855-220-5374 Fax: 352-787-0721
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