Disneyland Resort is planning to break ground soon on their Eastern Gateway, a new arrival point that will provide guests even more choices for access and parking when it opens in late 2018. This project on the east side of the Disneyland Resort will include a new parking structure with 6,800 spaces, a new transportation facility and an elevated pedestrian bridge.
The new pedestrian pathway and elevated bridge over Harbor Blvd. will directly link guests arriving at the parking structure and eastern transportation facility with the main Disneyland Resort entrance plaza.
Location of the new parking structure looks great!
They’ve need more parking nearby, especially for guests going to Downtown Disney for the evening.
The OC Register reported that Disneyland Resort acquired 1515 and 1585 South Manchester Avenue for the purchase price of $48 million. Disney also purchased the Carousel Inn April 2015 for $32 million.
Right now, guests can park at two Disney parking lots: the Mickey and Friends parking structure or the Toy Story parking lot.
Mickey and Friends Parking Structure is a six-level facility and is the second largest parking area in the world. (The largest is at Tokyo Disneyland.) There is tram service from the parking structure to the Disneyland Main Entrance Plaza. Restrooms and drinking fountains are located near the tram loading area under the escalators. Wheelchairs/ECV users will be directed to a special parking area, then proceed to the wheelchair/ECV ramps in the tram loading area.
For the Toy Story Parking Lot: There is bus service from the lot to the shuttle bus area on the east side of the Disneyland Main Entrance Plaza.
2016 Costs — Parking is $18.00/day for cars, $23.00/day for “oversized” vehicles, and $28.00/day for buses and tractors with trailers. Annual passholders who have the parking option on their pass may park in either facility at no additional charge.
We expect parking fees at the new structure to be $20/day.
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