SunRail & Central Florida Zoo And Botanical Gardens Launch “Choo-Choo To The Zoo,” Sponsored By AdventHealth Centra Care

ORLANDO, Fla. – SunRail, the Central Florida Zoo & Botanical Gardens, and AdventHealth Centra Care announced the launch of “Choo-Choo to the Zoo” beginning on Monday, March 13, 2023. This exciting partnership will offer children, families, and animal lovers of all ages a fun way to visit the zoo during spring break without the use (or expense) of driving a car to the popular Seminole County destination. 

Running March 13 – 17, 2023, leisure travelers can take SunRail to its Sanford Station where they will find a free, “Choo-Choo to the Zoo” themed shuttle waiting to transport them to the front gate of the Central Florida Zoo & Botanical Gardens in less than 15 minutes. Return shuttle times are aligned with scheduled SunRail departures from the Sanford Station and are posted for customers at the drop off areas at the Zoo and at 

Funding for the Zoo shuttle was generously made possible by AdventHealth Centra Care. 

Zoo guests may show their SunRail ticket or SunCard to receive 20% off their single-day admission during this weeklong event. *Does not apply to tickets purchased online.* As an added bonus, the Zoo will be open for two extra hours until 6 p.m. for this week only. 

For additional information and train times, visit 

Questions? Please contact the FDOT Public Information Office at or 386-943-5593. 

Please be careful around trains, railroad crossings, and while at station platforms. Be smart. Be safe. For more information about SunRail, including fares, schedule, and station locations, please visit, or download the SunRail app.