ORLANDO (Dec. 28, 2023) - Brightline, the only provider of modern, eco-friendly, intercity rail in America, announces its partnership with the Cheez-It Citrus Bowl. Kicking off at 1:00 p.m. New Year’s Day at Camping World Stadium, the game marks the first Central Florida sporting event to feature Brightline shuttles. Iowa Hawkeyes and Tennessee Volunteers fans can take advantage of Brightline connecting to South Florida with special college student discounts and a credit of up to a $50 for food and drink purchases at over 120 participating Marriott Bonvoy hotels and resorts located near Brightline stations.
“Brightline has built a tradition of connecting sports fans to South Florida events and we are thrilled to expand offerings to fans to our first Central Florida event - the Cheez-It Citrus Bowl,” said Brightline Senior Vice President Partnerships and Sales Johanna Rojas. “We look forward to welcoming Hawkeyes and Volunteers to Orlando and providing shuttles connecting to Camping World Stadium.”
As a preferred transportation partner of the Cheez-It Citrus Bowl, Brightline will offer dedicated pre-game and post-game shuttles connecting to Camping World Stadium. Brightline shuttles will be staged at parking Lot 3, located at West South Street and South Norton Avenue.
BRIGHTLINE CITRUS BOWL SHUTTLE SCHEDULE:
- Pre-game shuttles: depart from Orlando International Airport 10 minutes after trains arrive.
- Post-game shuttles: depart the stadium at 4:30 p.m. for riders on the 5:50 p.m. train and 5:30 p.m. for riders to board the 6:50 p.m.
For more information and to schedule trains and shuttles, visit www.gobrightline.com.
Brightline is the only provider of modern, eco-friendly, intercity rail in America. The company currently serves Miami, Aventura, Fort Lauderdale, Boca Raton, West Palm Beach and Orlando. Brightline was recognized by Fast Company as one of the Most Innovative Companies in Travel and included in Condé Nast Traveler’s 2023 Hot List for the best new ways to travel. The company offers a guest-first experience designed to reinvent train travel and take cars off the road. Brightline plans to bring its award-winning service to additional city pairs and congested corridors across the country that are too close to fly and too long to drive, with immediate plans to connect Las Vegas to Southern California. For more information, visit www.gobrightline.com and follow us on Facebook, Instagram, and X.
About Florida Citrus Sports
Florida Citrus Sports is a not-for-profit event management organization dedicated to positively impacting the Orlando region while enhancing the quality of life in Central Florida through world-class events, including the Camping World Kickoff, the Cheez-It Citrus Bowl, the Pop-Tarts Bowl, the Florida Blue Florida Classic and the Florida Cup & FC Series. For more information, visit FloridaCitrusSports.com.
Katie Mitzner, Director of Public affairs, Brightline
Sam Gardner, Florida Citrus Sports