WDW Transportation
  • On Apr 30, 2023
    Megan from Merseyside Asked Please note that experiences, policies, pricing and other offerings are subject to change and may have changed since the date of this answer.

    Hi, we are planning to come to Disney but are not staying at a Disney hotel. Can we use the Disney transportation and buses with our magic tickets?

    Hi Megan, welcome to planDisney!

    Aladdin has a magic carpet and Peter Pan has pixie dust. Magical transportation options open to all Guests visiting Walt Disney World Resort include buses, water taxis, monorails, and the Disney Skyliner. No Disney Resorts Collection hotel reservation or ticket is required to enjoy these complimentary modes of transport.

    My recommendation? Hop on the Resort Monorail at Magic Kingdom Park and shop at Disney's Contemporary Resort. Take the Disney Skyliner from Disney's Hollywood Studios to Disney's Riviera Resort for dinner with a view. Catch a bus from Disney's Animal Kingdom Park to EPCOT after 1:30 p.m. to take full advantage of the Park Hopping benefits included with your Magic Tickets, which begin at 2:00 p.m. The magical possibilities provided by Disney's transportation network are endless and I know you'll end up right where you belong.

    As a general rule, transportation operates 45 minutes before park opening until 1 hour after park closing. If you're ever unsure how to get from Point A to Point B, check out the location services feature in the My Disney Experience mobile app (location icon on the bottom of the home screen --> select "Transportation" from the middle dropdown menu). You can filter by Location or Transportation Type, or click a desired transportation departure/arrival area on the map and "Get Directions."

    Aladdin has a magic lamp and Peter Pan has Tinker Bell. You have planDisney, Megan, and we hope to see you again real soon!

    Choose magic,
    Jennifer

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Meet the Panelist: Jennifer, Virginia

Hey there, hi there, ho there! I’m Jennifer from Northern Virginia, close to Washington, D.C. Together is my family’s favorite place to be, and I’m so grateful that Walt Disney World Resort is designed to make that dream a destination. I’ve visited The Most Magical Place on Earth at every age and every stage, in every season, and for countless reasons. I can’t wait to help you maximize the magic on your next Walt Disney World Resort vacation! Learn More About Jennifer

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