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Disney’s Transportation System

With Disney’s transportation system we invite you to relax, enjoy the ride and let us do the driving – you’ll be home soon!

One of the last things you and your family want to worry about on your Disney Vacation is transportation. Imagine a world where you’re swept away by bus, monorail, or ferry and then taken to and from your choice of park at NO additional cost? Well then welcome to Walt Disney Worlds Transportation System. As a guest of Walt Disney World, you have the luxury of Disney’ transportation system as your disposal.

Bus bus

Unlike the big yellow bus you used to take to school or the sometimes smelly city bus you can ride to work Walt Disney Worlds buses are fun and full of color.  The buses are one of the most convenient things of Disney’s transportation system because no matter where you need to go there is a bus to take you there.  Taking a bus is as simple as walking out your resorts main lobby and locating the bus stops, all which have marked loading stations to take you to your park choice for the day. After your day of fun is over and you are ready to return home to your resort a WDW bus will pick you up in the same spot you were dropped off. One important tip to keep in mind: hotel buses go to parks and park buses go to hotels. If you plan on going from park to park you must first go to one of the closest resorts to hop in line to the park you would like to go to.

Shuttle Ride shuttle airport hotel

When it comes to traveling from the airport to your resort Walt Disney World has you covered. Disney’s Magical Express is a no-cost shuttle service available to guests flying in and out of Orlando International Airport (MCO) and staying at a Walt Disney World Resort Hotel.

Transportation Monorail

 Soar through the parks in a comfortable monorail:

Even if don’t use the monorail as your primary means of transportation I say hop on and enjoy it as an extra fun ride! The monorail runs on three service routes around the Walt Disney World Resort area. Depending where you are taking the monorail can be the quickest way to leave the park for dinner and hop back on to return into the park.

If you are staying at a hotel that does not have the monorail connected to it, simply take the bus to the Magic Kingdom and then hop on to the monorail to take you to any of the Monorail Resorts for a nice meal.

transport Monorail Resort

How about a smooth boat ride to your destination:

 If you are looking for a different way to get around through Disney’s transportation system and don’t mind a slower ride, then a boat ride is a great choice. There are a few different types of boat service located through Walt Disney World. Before boarding a boat, make sure to read the signs and know where the boat is taking you. Boat service begins 30 minutes prior to the park opening and runs 60 minutes after the park closes. If bad weather develops, the boats can suspend service until it is safe to travel across the water.

Ferry Boat Service – Sails from the Ticket and Transportation Center to the Magic Kingdom

Boat Launches:

  • Blue Flag Launch – Runs between Ft. Wilderness and the Wilderness Lodge to the Contemporary Resort.
  • Red Flag Launch – Picks guest up at the Wilderness Lodge
  • Gold Flag LaunchGuest pick up at Disney’s Grand Floridian and Polynesian Resorts.
  • Green Flag LaunchGuest pick up at the Ft. Wilderness Campgrounds.

If you are a guest at The Boardwalk, Beach Club, Yacht Club, Dolphin and Swan Resorts you can use water transportation to get to Epcot and Disney’s Hollywood Studios.

The transportation systems available on your Disney Vacation are just one of the many added perks to staying at a Walt Disney World Resort!

Contact me to learn more about Disney’s Transportation System and to learn all about my free Disney vacation planning services!

Rachel Woodall
Authorized Disney Vacation Planner
MickeyTravels, LLC
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