Mom And Daughter Magic Kingdom Cinderella's Castle
  • On Mar 8, 2010
    Andrea from MA Asked Note: This answer was provided prior to the change to planDisney and may still contain references to Disney Parks Moms Panel.

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    Hi, I know that resort buses start transportation 2 hours before parks open. Is there a basic schedule for how they operate? Such as every 20 minutes starting on the hour? Would like to plan ahead for buses if I can in morning & afternoons. Thanks, And

    Hi Andrea,

    I understand your desire to try and plan out your transportation needs as much as possible. I never want to waste one extra minute that we could be spending in a Disney park.

    Unfortunately there is no set schedule for any of the Disney transportation in regards to their daily operations. The buses run approximately twenty minutes apart. However, during peak travel times, we have seen buses for the same stops run within a few minutes of each other. The buses also get off track by extra crowds, lost guests, traffic, loading and unloading wheelchairs and much more which can delay them from their schedule. Disney does a great job monitoring the transportation needs of the crowds and attempts to move buses around to meet the needs of the guests but sometimes this does not work as quickly as you may like.

    When moving from my resort to park or back again, I like to allow at least 60 minutes of transportation time. This allows for unforseen delays. Hope this helps at least a little with your planning.
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Hiya friends. I’m Margaret, mom to four young men and wife to my Prince Charming. Raised on the southside of Chicago, we have now moved our castle to the suburban cornfields. We are a pin trading, Hidden Mickey hunting, resort hopping family who loves to debate the best Disney World resort or attraction over the dinner table. I am thrilled to share some of our favorite tips and tricks in hopes it will add even more magic to your Disney World adventure. Learn More About Margaret

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