top of page

How Do I Get Around the Walt Disney World Resort?

Updated: May 2, 2023

By: Melissa Lockhart, owner of If You Can Dream It Travel


Welcome, Disney lovers, to the magical world of transportation at Walt Disney World! Here at the happiest place on earth, getting from point A to point B is not just a boring task, but an adventure in itself. Whether you're zipping to the parks on a monorail, cruising along the waterways on a ferry, or taking a spin on a whimsical bus, transportation here is a one-of-a-kind experience.


Let's start with the most iconic of all Disney transportation options: the monorail. This futuristic-looking train glides gracefully above the ground, whisking guests from Magic Kingdom to Epcot and back again. Not only is the monorail a speedy way to get around, but it's also a fun ride in its own right. Kids will love watching the passing scenery and feeling like they're on a ride. It's the most magical way to arrive at Magic Kingdom.


If you're more of a water lover, the ferry boats are the way to go. These classic vessels traverse the Seven Seas Lagoon and Bay Lake, stopping at Magic Kingdom and several nearby resorts.

As you cruise along, take in the stunning views of Cinderella's Castle, Disney's Grand Floridian Resort & Spa, and other iconic sights. You can also hop on board from the Epcot resorts to cruise to Epcot and Disney's Hollywood Studios.


For those who want to add a bit of whimsy to their transportation experience, the Disney buses are a great choice. These colorful vehicles are decorated with beloved Disney characters and feature fun facts and trivia about the parks. Plus, they offer convenient transportation to all of the parks, resorts, and other destinations throughout Walt Disney World.


But wait, there's more! For a truly unique and exciting transportation experience, check out the Disney Skyliner.

This state-of-the-art gondola system whisks guests above the treetops, offering stunning views of the parks and resorts below. It's a great way to take a break from the crowds and enjoy a peaceful, scenic ride.


One of the easiest ways to get around the Walt Disney World resort, is a Minnie Van. You can order it through the Lyft app and it offers door to door service for your party, complete with csr seats if needed. The Minnie Vans are driven by Disney Cast Members and they truly make the experience magical.


Last but not least, don't forget about the good old-fashioned walking paths.

Disney World has miles of paths winding through its parks and resorts, offering a chance to get some extra steps in and take in the sights at a leisurely pace. Whether you're strolling to Magic Kingdom from the monorail resorts, or walking the boardwalk along the Epcot resorts, you're sure to find plenty of magical moments along the way.

So there you have it, folks: a brief tour of the many transportation options available at Walt Disney World. No matter which mode of transportation you choose, you're sure to have a fun and memorable experience. So sit back, relax, and enjoy the ride!


If you would like to plan a Disney vacation please visit our website at www.ifyoucandreamittravel.com to receive FREE planning services from one of our Authorized Disney Vacation Planners.


34 views1 comment
bottom of page