Epcot

.

Epcot Center Fireworks

How to Get Around Disney Using the Monorail

By an eHow Contributor Found This Helpful

Walt Disney World is the preferred holiday destination of hordes of vacationers every year. Over 150, 000 of these travelers per day opt to use the Walt Disney World Monorail, a public transportation system that links key Disney attractions together. Read on to learn how to get around Disney using the monorail.

Instructions

  • 1. Know the areas that the Disney monorail services. The monorail originally made a loop through the Contemporary and Polynesian Hotels to the Magic Kingdom and Transportation and Ticket Center. Later, Walt Disney World added the Grand Floridian Hotel to the monorail's route. In 1982, the park added another 4-mile stretch to the monorail tracks to connect EPCOT Center to the Magic Kingdom resort area.

  • 2. Get tickets for the Disney monorail. The monorail system itself does not actually require tickets, but to get from certain points to others (such as from Downtown Disney to Tomorrow Land) you must show your valid Disney World ticket. Some parts of the monorail ride do not require tickets, such as the ride from the hotels to the theme parks, but unless you eventually buy a ticket to get into the theme park(s), you cannot go any further on the monorail.

  • 3. Observe the monorail's operating hours. Routes are available between the Transportation and Ticket Center, Magic Kingdom and Epcot Center until 90 minutes after each park closes. Hotel service to the three connected Disney resorts is available until 11:00 p.m. or 2 hours after the Magic Kingdom closes, whichever happens later.

  • 4. Use other Disney World methods of transportation. If the monorail does not meet your needs, try the Disney bus system. Every 15 to 30 minutes, buses run from Disney hotels the monorail does not service to all the theme parks, including MGM Studios, Disney's Animal Kingdom and Blizzard Beach. Disney also provides boat launch transportation between various Disney Resorts, theme parks and campgrounds.

[[blockquote style="border: 0px; overflow:auto; width:100%; margin:0; padding:0;"]]

eHow Travel Editor

This article was created by a professional writer and edited by experienced copy editors, both qualified members of the Demand Media Studios community. All articles go through an editorial process that includes subject matter guidelines, plagiarism review, fact-checking, and other steps in an effort to provide reliable information.

[[/blockquote]]

Via eHow.com

Next page: Epcot Orlando


Bookmark/Share This Page:

ADD TO DEL.ICIO.US ADD TO DIGG ADD TO FURL ADD TO NEWSVINE ADD TO NETSCAPE ADD TO REDDIT ADD TO STUMBLEUPON ADD TO TECHNORATI FAVORITES ADD TO SQUIDOO ADD TO WINDOWS LIVE ADD TO YAHOO MYWEB ADD TO ASK ADD TO GOOGLE ADD TO MAGNOLIA ADD TO NING ADD TO RAWSUGAR ADD TO SPURL ADD TO TAGTOOGA

  Bookmark and Share

This content block is currently not available. Please contact RSS Ground service support team. This content block is currently not available. Please contact RSS Ground service support team.


Epcot Center Fireworks News


'Frozen' latest sign of move toward more entertainment at Epcot - Orlando Sentinel


'Frozen' latest sign of move toward more entertainment at Epcot
Orlando Sentinel
Disney's decision to replace a Norwegian-themed Epcot ride with the animated princesses of "Frozen" is part of what experts describe as a gradual shift toward cartoons and thrills at a theme park rooted in technology and culture. Next month, Epcot will ...
Weekly Media Notes: CBS And Media General Ink Long Term Affiliate DealTrefis

all 7 news articles »

Read more...


Epcot: Narrators, including a 'Frozen' one, added to Candlelight Processional - Orlando Sentinel (blog)


Epcot: Narrators, including a 'Frozen' one, added to Candlelight Processional
Orlando Sentinel (blog)
A voice from "Frozen" will be part of the 2014 Candlelight Processional event at Epcot. Actor Jonathan Groff, who played Kristoff in the animated blockbuster, will join the mass choir and live orchestra for a telling of the Christmas story at the theme ...

and more »

Read more...


'Frozen' ride at Disney World stirs fight among EPCOT fans - Today.com


Today.com

'Frozen' ride at Disney World stirs fight among EPCOT fans
Today.com
While the former are thrilled that Disney will open an attraction at EPCOT based on the hit movie “Frozen” in 2016, the latter are just as upset that it'll rise on the current site of Maelstrom, the Norwegian-themed boat ride that will shut its doors ...
Ride along on Epcot's MaelstromOrlando Sentinel
Disney to open attraction 'Frozen' at Epcot Theme Park, Florida in 2016TravelBizMonitor
'Frozen' Movie Online, Let It Go, Games & Rides: 'Frozen' Toys Top Holiday ...Latin Post
NASDAQ
all 8 news articles »

Read more...


Chase Epcot Perk - Card Trak


Chase Epcot Perk
Card Trak
The 19th Epcot® International Food & Wine Festival presented by Chase, is running through November 10, 2014. All Chase debit and credit cardholders, including Disney Visa cardholders, are entitled to exclusive access to the Chase Lounge at the Festival ...

Read more...


The 10 Best Attractions at Epcot - Paste Magazine (blog)


Paste Magazine (blog)

The 10 Best Attractions at Epcot
Paste Magazine (blog)
When Epcot opened in 1982 it was known as EPCOT. Those capital letters served a purpose: It was an acronym for Experimental Prototype Community of Tomorrow. Based on Walt Disney's unrealized dream of creating an actual, inhabited city based on ...
VIDEO: Tribute to Off Kilter, Mo'Rockin' as Walt Disney World makes changes to ...Inside the Magic
Fans say goodbye to Off-Kilter while new act steps forward at EpcotBehind The Thrills (blog)

all 7 news articles »

Read more...


Epcot food festival: culinary adventure - MiamiHerald.com


MiamiHerald.com

Epcot food festival: culinary adventure
MiamiHerald.com
It was the New Jersey couple's second day at the Epcot International Food & Wine Festival, and they were taking it slow, a lesson they had learned the night before when they had noshed at Scotland and Puerto Rico and still kept going. “We got full ...
'Chew' visits Epcot festivalOrlando Sentinel
Epcot Food & Wine Festival: 7 savory sensationsBradenton Herald

all 4 news articles »

Read more...


Hanson debuts Mmmhops beer at Epcot International Food and Wine Festival - Tampabay.com


Tampabay.com

Hanson debuts Mmmhops beer at Epcot International Food and Wine Festival
Tampabay.com
Yes, beer. Yes, Hanson. The towheaded brothers behind the earwig MMMBop have come to the Epcot International Food and Wine Festival to play music for the past five years. But this year, they had a brilliant business tie-in. They were legal now, way ...
2014 EPCOT Food & Wine Festival AdventureExaminer.com
Dare to dabble in Aussie-inspired shrimp dishPalm Beach Post

all 4 news articles »

Read more...