• On Oct 30, 2019
    Christopher from Cumbria 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.

    If we watch Epcot Forever at 9pm and then walk to Disney's Beach Club to take the bus to the Magic Kingdom to walk to Bay Lake Tower will the buses still be running on a day where the Magic Kingdom closes at 9pm?

    Welcome back to the Disney Parks Moms Panel, Christopher!

    It sounds to me like you are planning to enjoy Epcot Forever from a location near the International Gateway entrance to Epcot, and head out to Disney's Beach Club Resort from there.

    Unfortunately, this transportation plan will not work on a night when Magic Kingdom Park is scheduled to close at 9:00 pm.  Bus transportation from Disney Resort Hotels to the theme parks ends 1 hour prior to each park closing, so you will not find any buses running from Disney's Beach Club Resort to Magic Kingdom Park at that time.

    I have a couple of suggestions for you.  You could try to watch Epcot Forever from a location closer to Future World, and head out Epcot's main entrance after the show to use monorail transportation back to Bay Lake Tower at Disney's Contemporary Resort.

    If you have plans at Disney's Beach Club Resort or you would just prefer to exit via International Gateway, you could take a bus from Disney's Beach Club to Disney Springs, and transfer to a bus back to Disney's Contemporary Resort.  Another option would be to take a Minnie Van from Disney's Beach Club back to Bay Lake Tower.  These cute polka-dotted vehicles are driven by friendly and professional Disney Cast Members and can be requested through the Lyft app.

    I hope that helps!  Please let us know if you have any additional questions as you plan your Walt Disney World Resort vacation.  Enjoy your stay!

    Anne Marie
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Meet the Panelist: Anne Marie, Illinois

Hi everyone!  I'm Anne Marie from Illinois.  I love escaping our long Midwest winters with some fun in the sun at beautiful Walt Disney World Resort!  It seems our family of six is always on the go, and that is one reason why our Disney vacation memories are so special.  We get the opportunity to have fun while spending precious time together.  I enjoy helping family and friends plan their Disney vacations, and I'd love to help you plan yours too! Learn More About Anne Marie

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