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Disney World Transportation Options

Disney World is one of the most popular tourist destinations in the world, attracting millions of visitors each year. With four theme parks, two water parks, and numerous resorts, it can be overwhelming to navigate through all the different Disney World transportation options available.

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Fortunately, Disney World has a comprehensive transportation system that makes getting around the various areas of the resort a breeze.

When you stay at a Disney Resort, you can choose from buses, monorails, boats and a skyliner system to get you where you want to go.

Disney World Transportation Options

monorail-transportation

Disney World Monorail 

The Disney World Monorail System has stops in Magic Kingdom Park and at the Transportation & Ticket Center (where you can take a transfer to Epcot). It only stops at three Disney World Resorts:

Disney Bus Transportation

Disney World Bus Line

One of the most utilized of all Disney transportation services is the Disney Bus Line.

All Disney Resorts provide bus service and when you check-in, you will be given a map showing you where the closest bus stop is to your room.

Buses run about every 20 minutes, so if you miss one, there will be another one coming soon enough.

You will be glad to know that bus stops are clearly marked and the bus will display its destination on both the front and side display. If you have any questions, you can always ask the bus driver.

They are just as nice as any cast member and want your trip to be a great one!

Disney buses will drop you off at the front entrance of the park at the bus terminal.

You will pick up the bus at the same location at the end of your day at the park.

Buses go to more than one resort, so don’t be confused if your bus stops several times before getting to your end destination.

No luggage or alcohol is permitted on the bus, but strollers are fine. Just be sure to close them before boarding.

Disney Water Taxi

Disney World Water Transportation

Disney World Water Transportation is available at certain Disney Resorts.

The boat service will take guests to Magic Kingdom, Epcot, Hollywood Studios, and Disney Springs along with other Disney World Resorts.

Magic Kingdom Park

  • Disney’s Grand Floridian Resort & Spa
  • The Villas at Disney’s Grand Floridian Resort & Spa
  • Disney’s Polynesian Village Resort
  • Disney’s Fort Wilderness Resort & Campground
  • Disney’s Wilderness Lodge
  • Boulder Ridge Villas at Disney’s Wilderness Lodge

Epcot and Disney’s Hollywood Studios

  • Disney’s BoardWalk Inn
  • Disney’s BoardWalk Villas
  • Disney’s Beach Club Resort
  • Disney’s Beach Club Villas
  • Disney’s Yacht Club Resort
  • Walt Disney World Swan Hotel
  • Walt Disney World Dolphin Hotel

Disney Springs

  • Disney’s Port Orleans Resort—French Quarter
  • Disney’s Port Orleans Resort—Riverside
  • Disney’s Old Key West Resort
  • Disney’s Saratoga Springs Resort & Spa
Frozen Skyliner at Disney World

Disney Skyliner

Disney Resorts has a whole new transportation system of gondolas called the Disney Skyliner.

The system of gondolas connects the Disney Riviera Resort, Disney’s Art of Animation, Pop Century, and Caribbean Beach resorts with Disney’s Hollywood Studios and the International Gateway at Epcot.


Not having to worry about how you are getting to the Disney World parks from the resort is just one of the many perks of staying at a Disney resort.

Have you used the Disney World transportation system before? What are your thoughts about it?

Disney World Planning Information

There is so much to think about when it comes to planning your Disney vacation. We encourage you to check out our entire site, but if you are just getting started with planning, we have some posts you should begin with.

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If you are a foodie, you will be glad to know that there are great restaurants at Disney World, this includes buffets, character meals and even some places the adults will love.

Want to get the best deal on your trip? We can show you not only how to travel to Disney on a budget, but we can also give you ideas on how to save on Disney tickets and where to book your vacation so that you get the best price.

We even have Disney packing lists, essential park day items and other things to consider bringing with you to the park that you might not think about.

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