Mom And Daughter; Magic Kingdom; Cinderella's Castle; AA; Mickey Balloon
  • On Jul 4, 2011
    Hilda from FL 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 will be staying at the AKL, but is it true that the shuttle to Magic Kingdom takes up to an hour from AK resort?


    The Animal Kingdom Lodge is my favorite family resort.

    Disney Buses run on average every 20 minutes from all Disney Resorts. We've found that buses from the Animal Kingdom Lodge run even more frequently and have rarely had to wait a full 20 minutes for the bus. Relatively speaking, at about 10 miles, the Animal Kingdom Lodge is situated further away from the Magic Kingdom than many other Resorts, however, taking account waiting and travel time, it has never taken me an hour to get to the Magic Kingdom from the Animal Kingdom Lodge. At most, I budget 45 minutes to wait for and travel on a Disney bus from Animal Kingdom Lodge to the Magic Kingdom, and I usually arrive ahead of schedule. 

    Enjoy your vacation. 
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Meet the Panelist: Jonas, New York

I am a family man and huge Disney fan raising two awesome and rambunctious boys.  As Disney Vacation Club members, we travel to Walt Disney World often. Learn More About Jonas

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