Mom and daughter on Expedition Everest; Animal Kingdom
  • On Jun 28, 2013
    Mindy 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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    We have reservations for Cinderella's Castle at 8:25 am. We are not staying in a Disney resort. Should we take the resort monorail to the Contemporary and walk, or the MK monorail at 8:00? I have read the MK monorail opens at 8:00 and the resorts at 7:00.

    Hi, Mindy!  Your best bet is to just park your car at the Ticket and Transportation center, and take either the monorail or the ferry over to the Magic Kingdom.  Breakfast at Cinderella's Royal Table begins pretty early in the morning, so you'll find that transportation is already in place to get you to your seat on time!

    You may even find if it's a morning extra magic hours day for Walt Disney World resort guests, the Magic Kingdom is already open when you arrive.  The transportation will definitely be up and in full swing by the time you arrive in that case.

    Have an awesome time!  This is one of the most difficult reservations to get, and I hope you have a blast!
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My name is Anna and I am a retired teacher with a J.D., a proud Navy wife with 30+ years of experience, mom to three daughters and a son-in-law, and grandmom to three tiny Disney fans. I have planned vacations for all sorts of special occasions and celebrations, but I really enjoy DVC vacations, helping military families, and assisting those with special dietary needs.    Learn More About Anna

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