Riding the Disney Ferryboats

Transportation options at Disney World

Transportation options at Disney World

Transportation Options at Disney World

Part 3 of 3:  Riding the Disney Ferryboats

A Disney ferry boat leaving the Magic Kingdom

A Disney ferryboat leaving the Magic Kingdom

At Disney World, there are many transportation options for guests to use to get to the four parks (Magic Kingdom, Epcot, Disney Hollywood Studios, and Animal Kingdom) and to get to the many resorts on property.

Disney Water Transportation routes allow guests to travel throughout Walt Disney World Resort and to Downtown Disney Area for free.

Walt Disney World Water Transportation

Get where you’re going in grand Disney style: enjoy a leisurely cruise on a charming water launch or stately ferryboat. Sail around Walt Disney World Resort aboard a water launch or ferryboat for a fun cruise.  Water taxis and ferries sail to and from Magic Kingdom park, Epcot, Disney’s Deluxe Resorts.

All Aboard!

Take in the scenery and relax with welcome breezes as you sail around Seven Seas Lagoon and Bay Lake. Feel the wind in your hair and the magic in the air as you cruise Crescent Lake and Lake Hollywood. Water taxis and ferries sail to and from Magic Kingdom park, Epcot, Disney’s Hollywood Studios and the Downtown Disney area. Most routes run on 15- to 30-minute intervals.

Magic Kingdom Park

Accessible by water launch (also known as water taxi) from:

Disney’s Grand Floridian Resort & Spa

The Villas at Disney’s Grand Floridian Resort & Spa

Disney’s Contemporary Resort

Bay Lake Tower at Disney’s Contemporary Resort

Disney’s Polynesian Village Resort

Disney’s Fort Wilderness Resort & Campground

Disney’s Wilderness Lodge

The Villas at Disney’s Wilderness Lodge

Ferryboats connect Magic Kingdom park to the Transportation and Ticket Center.

Epcot and Disney’s Hollywood Studios

Accessible by boat from:

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

Downtown Disney Area

Accessible by ferryboat from:

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

Hours of operation vary subject to water and weather conditions.

How to Use Walt Disney World Water Transportation

Getting where you want to go is easy when riding aboard Walt Disney World Water Transportation—including water launch, boat and ferryboat service to Magic Kingdom park, Epcot, Disney’s Hollywood Studios, the Downtown Disney area and select Walt Disney World Resort hotels.

Simply wait at one of the convenient and well-marked pickup points throughout Walt Disney World Resort. Your ride will then arrive—usually within minutes—ready to transport you to a variety of destinations. Keep in mind that certain destinations are not direct; you may be required to take a connecting mode of transportation to reach your destination.

For more information or further assistance, just ask a Cast Member!

(Today’s guest blogger is Chris Collins.)

 

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