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Disney World Transportation Between Parks

(and Anywhere Else You Want to Go)

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Disney World Transportation Between Parks - Getting Where You Are Going

How do I get to my resort from the airport?

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While Disney's complimentary Magical Express airport shuttle has been discontinued, there are alternative options to Magical Express, including private shuttles, a private car service and rental cars.

What are the available options for Disney World transportation between parks and my resort?

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If you're wondering how to travel from your Disney World resort to the parks or other locations on property, you can rest assured that you'll find multiple Disney World transportation options between the parks and your resort, including Disney World buses, the monorail, water transports and even a gondola Skyliner.

How can I travel off Disney World property if I want to visit something nearby?

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Disney World does not offer options for guests who would like to travel to other locations around Florida. However, the Disney World Car Care Center does offer rentals, with free pick up at your onsite resort included. You can also grab and Uber, hire a private car service or hop on a shuttle bus to certain nearby locations.

Disney World Transportation Basics

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Detailed Information: Disney World Transportation Between Parks and Your Resort and Anywhere Else You Want to Go

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What It’s Really Like to Ride the Disney World Buses

By Kathleen Hesketh | May 10, 2024

When Walt Disney first envisioned the premier theme park experience, Disney World buses were not part of the vision. Instead, he saw a vast highway in the sky, gliding off to interconnected resorts and the magical city of tomorrow. While not as mythical as Walt’s original idea, the Walt Disney World bus system does fulfill … Read more

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Expert Tips for Navigating the Disney World Monorail System: Top Questions Answered

By Kathleen Hesketh | May 5, 2024

The Disney World monorail system is a quintessential part of a Disney vacation and one aspect that sets the resort apart from other theme park experiences. As such, guests planning a trip to Disney World have a lot of questions about using the Disney World monorail. So, we’re answering the most common questions, based on … Read more

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The Walt Disney World Monorail- What It Is and Why You’d Use It

By Ali Patton | May 2, 2024

Is it a vital piece of Disney World transportation, or just a futuristic novelty? The Walt Disney World monorail is a bit of both. History of the Disney World Monorail The Walt Disney World monorail is part of the complimentary internal transportation. This futuristic vision of Walt Disney incorporates train-like vehicles into a raised track … Read more

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Disney World Resort Transportation: The Ridesharing Bus Showdown

By Kathleen Hesketh | February 26, 2024

If you’re staying at a Walt Disney resort, you may be wondering what the Disney World resort transportation system has to offer. Rest assured, that Disney has several free and reliable options to take you from your resort and back again, including buses, boats and the monorail, but you may be wondering how they stack … Read more

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Walt Disney World Transportation: Must-Know Tips for Getting Around

By Kathleen Hesketh | February 24, 2024

If you’re soon visiting Mickey and all his pals, the Walt Disney World transportation system might just be your best friend. This system of complimentary “shuttles” from your hotel includes boats, buses, a monorail, and now the Disney skyliner. But how do you know what to use where when planning your Disney World vacation? This … Read more

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Gateways to Enchantment: Hassle-Free Walt Disney World Airport Transportation

By Kathleen Hesketh | May 29, 2023

If you’re a long-time Disney World traveler, you’ve no doubt heard of the free Magical Express, providing Walt Disney World airport transportation. Unfortunately, Disney did away with this popular service at the end of 2021, leaving guests on the hunt for the best alternatives. Fortunately, a new and growing list of providers is stepping up … Read more

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Disney World Transportation and Ticket Center, More than Magic Kingdom Parking

By Ali Patton | January 26, 2022

If you’re thinking about driving to Disney World or renting a car once you get there, then you need to understand about the Disney World Transportation and Ticket Center. All Disney World Magic Kingdom parking takes place here, but it isn’t only a parking spot for your car. The Transportation and Ticket Center, also known … Read more

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Gondolas on the Disney World Skyliner as seen from EPCOT
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The Walt Disney World Skyliner: A Whole New Highway in the Sky

By Kathleen Hesketh | November 7, 2021

If you’re planning a Disney World vacation, you might be excited to learn that there is a new member of the complimentary transportation system: the Walt Disney World Skyliner. You can think of it as another highway in the sky, a cousin to Walt’s original monorail, only this time, the parks feeling the special love … Read more

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Disney World Boats: Using Water Transportation with the Mouse

By Ali Patton | November 3, 2021

When it comes to Walt Disney World transportation, boats seem to be the most underrated mode. In reality, Disney World boats are one of the best, and most relaxing ways to get around and enjoy the participating parks. Where do Disney World Boats Travel: Covering Boat Routes? Disney World boats, also known as water ferries, … Read more

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Should You Use Uber in Disney World? The Answer May Surprise You

By Kathleen Hesketh | October 31, 2021

Using either Lyft or Uber in Disney World is an easy way to travel from your resort to the parks or other destinations, but like anything when visiting the mouse, a little information can go a long way. What Is Ridesharing and Why Would You Want to Use It at Disney? Lyft and Uber are … Read more

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