Mom and daughter on Expedition Everest
  • On Sep 4, 2011
    Leslie Asked Note: This answer was provided prior to the change to planDisney and may still contain references to Disney Parks Moms Panel.

    We'll arrive in the airport at 8:00 p.m. on 10/14 with our 5 year old. I read that WDW transport from the airport to resorts can take 2 to 3 hours. We'll be staying at Animal Kingdom Lodge. Do you have any thoughts on travel times via rental car?

    Hello, Leslie!  Welcome to the Moms Panel!

    Oh, you are visiting during a great time of year!  The sights and sounds are simply SPOOKtacular!  

    Personally, I have never known Disney's Magical Express to take 2 to 3 hours.  I have used this service countless times and it only takes about one and a half hour tops.  Considering the time of year you will be visiting Walt Disney World, there should not be a big delay in transportation at all.  We have had the opportunity to rent a car and I can tell you that by the time it takes you to gather your luggage and head on over to the car rental area, you can be well on your way to your resort by using DME.  You are the one on vacation, so why not let Disney do all the driving for you!

    Thank you so much for visiting the Moms Panel.  Please join us again real soon should any new questions or concerns pop-up.  We are always ready to help our guests plan their vacation of a lifetime.  May your upcoming Walt Disney World vacation be filled with many new and MAGICAL memories!

    ~Have a MAGICAL day and "SEE YA REAL SOON"!~
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Meet the Panelist: Diane, Texas

Hello! My name is Diane and I am a mother of three great boys (ages 21, 17 and 16) and a fantastic wife from the great state of Texas!   A Walt Disney World vacation will leave you with many beautiful memories to last a lifetime. Learn More About Diane

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