Mom and daughter on Expedition Everest; Animal Kingdom
  • On Jun 30, 2009
    Amy from NY 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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    Going in September, from CB Resort what is an estimated ride time to each of the parks?

    Hi AMy,

    Our family loves using Disney transportation system and even when we have a car with us, we rely on the buses, boats and monorails almost exclusively to travel around Disney property.

    The general rule is that a form of Disney transportation (bus, boat or monorail) arrives about every twenty minutes. Often, once you have been picked up, you will notice that they may make additional stops at neighboring resorts. Be sure to plan that into any travel times. The actual time between your Disney resort and a Disney park also depends on how far you are from that park. For example, the bus ride from the Animal Kingdom Lodge to Animal Kingdom is considerably shorter than the ride to Magic Kingdom since the Lodge is so close to the Animal Kingdom park entrance. A good guideline is that most travel times are generally fifteen to thirty minutes based on the number of stops and your distance from the park gate.

    During our Disney stays, I like to plan an hour in travel time between resort to park or park to park. While the wait and ride is often considerably less than this, it prevents us from being late to dining reservations or running to catch a fireworks show if there is an unforseen delay in transportation times.Hope this helps!
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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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