Transportation at Walt Disney World

There are many modes of transportation within the Walt Disney World Resort, including Bus, Boat and Monorail. Here is a rundown of transportation within Walt Disney World:


By Bus:

Most areas of the Walt Disney World Resort are accessible by bus from other areas within the Resort, including Theme Parks*, Water Parks, the Disney Resorts and the Downtown Disney area. Buses travel on routes throughout the Resort and do not provide direct service between all destinations.
*Magic Kingdom Park is not accessible by bus from Disney’s Contemporary Resort, Disney’s Grand Floridian Resort & Spa and Disney’s Polynesian Resort. These Resorts provide monorail transportation to the park.

By Boat: 

  • The Magic Kingdom Park is accessible by water launch from Disney’s Contemporary ResortDisney’s Grand FloridianResort & Spa, Disney’s Polynesian Resort, Disney’s Fort Wilderness Resort & Campground and Disney’s WildernessLodge. The Disney ferryboats connect the Magic Kingdom Park to the Transportation and Ticket Centre (adjacent to Magic Kingdom parking). 
  • Epcot and Disney’s Hollywood Studios are accessible by boat from Disney’s BoardWalk Inn and Villas Resort, Disney’s Yacht Club and Disney’s Beach Club Resorts and the Walt Disney World Swan and Walt Disney World Dolphin Hotels.
  • Downtown Disney is accessible by ferryboat from Disney’s Port Orleans Resort and Disney’s Old Key West Resort.

By Monorail:

Disney’s monorail runs between the Magic Kingdom Park, Disney’s Contemporary Resort, Disney’s Grand Floridian Resort & Spa, Disney’s Polynesian Resort and the Transportation and Ticket Center (adjacent to the Magic Kingdom parking lot). A connecting monorail takes Guests from the Transportation and Ticket Center to Epcot.

Q: What Walt Disney World Resort Area is my Resort Hotel located in?

A: You will see signs on the Interstate for different Resort Areas. Here are the Hotels in each area:

Magic Kingdom Area:

  • Disney’s Contemporary Resort
  • Disney’s Grand Floridian Resort & Spa
  • Disney’s Polynesian Resort
  • Disney’s Wilderness Lodge
  • Disney’s Fort Wilderness Resort & Campground-Cabins
  • Disney’s Fort Wilderness Resort & Campground-Campsite
  • The Villas at Disney’s Wilderness Lodge

Epcot Area:

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

Disney’s Animal Kingdom Area:

  • Disney’s Animal Kingdom Lodge
  • Disney’s Coronado Springs Resort
  • Disney’s All-Star Movies Resort
  • Disney’s All-Star Music Resort
  • Disney’s All-Star Sports Resort

Downtown Disney area:

  • Disney’s Port Orleans Resort – French Quarter
  • Disney’s Port Orleans Resort – Riverside
  • Disney’s Saratoga Springs Resort & Spa
  • Disney’s Old Key West Resort

Disney’s Hollywood Studios Area:

  • Disney’s Art of Animation Resort

ESPN Wide World of Sports Area:

  • Disney’s Pop Century Resort