• On Feb 23, 2017
    Robert from Wilts Asked Note: This answer was provided prior to the change to planDisney and may still contain references to Disney Parks Moms Panel.

    Do you know how long the Disney magical express tends to take and how many stops it would be to saratoga springs? My friends have been on it before and said it can be a bit of a pain with small children if you are one of the later stops what do you think?

    Hi Robert,

    My family has used Disney’s Magical Express complimentary motorcoach transportation from Orlando International Airport to our Walt Disney World Resort hotel many times. Personally we find it a great, hassle-free way to kick off our Disney vacation. Imagine getting off your plane, bypassing the baggage carousel and heading straight to a comfortable air conditioned motorcoach which will whisk you away to your Disney Resort hotel…Disney’s Magical Express makes it just that easy!

    As you will be traveling with some younger Mouseketeers, you may even find this transportation method easier than a rental car or hired car service, as there will be no need to install car seats or worry about balancing luggage and holding small hands as you make your way across a busy parking lot over to your rental car. Plus, on Disney’s Magical Express, the kids will undoubtedly enjoy the entertaining Disney videos during the ride to your Resort which should help make the trip pleasurable for all.

    While exact routes and Resort drop-off order from the airport can vary, I am advised by a Magical Express Cast Member that there should be no more than 3 stops before you arrive at your Resort. In total, the journey should take between 45-75 minutes depending on your Resort drop off order. While your experience may differ, on many occasions I have found that Disney's Saratoga Springs Resort & Spa is often the first Resort stop after the Magical Express motorcoach leaves the Orlando Airport.

    I hope this information has been helpful to you in finalizing your transportation options. Should you have any further questions, please send them our way. We would be happy to hEAR from you!

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