Three Generations Aboard Ship; fireworks; night
  • On Oct 13, 2013
    Debra from CO Asked Note: This answer was provided prior to the change to planDisney and may still contain references to Disney Parks Moms Panel.

    Experiences, policies, pricing and other offerings are subject to change and may have changed since the date of this answer.

    How often do the Disney buses run from Port Canaveral to WDW? We're taking our first cruise the first of November with 5 days in WDW after the cruise. Just wondering if there's value in departing the ship early in the morning to get to the park early.

    Ahoy Debra!
    Thanks for writing back with another excellent question!  Usually ships are cleared around 7:30 AM at Port Canaveral, and you can estimate around 30 minutes to pick up your luggage and pass through U.S. Customs.  Ground transportation to the Walt Disney World Resort will be available curbside throughout the morning so it is really up to you when you choose to disembark the ship.  Depending on traffic and additional resort stops, you can plan on about an hour or so drive over to the Walt Disney World Resort.  If you want to hit the parks running Saturday morning, I definitely suggest trying to be one of the first off the ship once it is cleared.  Like I stated in a previous answer, bell services will be happy to hold your luggage if your resort room is not ready. 
    I hope my answer gives you a better idea of what to expect when you disembark the Disney Fantasy, Debra!  If I can assist you further, please write back!
    Have a magical day!
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Meet the Panelist: Nancy, Georgia

Ahoy there!I'm excited to help you plan a magical voyage filled with pixie dust onboard one of the magnificent Disney cruise ships. As a mom of two,I love planning a Disney cruise and can't wait for you to experience all that DCL has to offer. Learn More About Nancy

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