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The Best Ways to Get From the Disney's Boardwalk to Magic Kingdom

Disney has one of the most convenient, yet complex transportation systems in the world.

In this page, we will explain the best and easiest ways to get from the Disney Boardwalk to Magic Kingdom (both free and paid options).

How to Get From the Disney Boardwalk to Magic Kingdom

Riding the Disney Bus is the easiest way (and free way) to get from Disney's Boardwalk to Magic Kingdom.

how to get from the disney boardwalk to magic kingdom

Disney buses allow visitors to travel in comfort (and AC) as they transition from one park to the other.

Disney buses are also complimentary for all guests, which means that you don't need to be stay at a Disney resort to use them.

Each Disney bus will have their intended destination at the front of the bus, so you'll want to ensure that the highlighted letters say 'Magic Kingdom'.

Where Are the Disney Buses?

The Disney buses can be found at Disney's BoardWalk Villas. 

It is located outside of the main entrance and Conference Center. to your right hand side.

You can simply follow the covered walkways that will lead you directly to the bus stop.

disney boardwalk bus pick up

The bus will then take you to the Transportation and Ticket Center (TTC).

The TTC is where visitors who are visiting Magic Kingdom will park their vehicles.

The TTC is also Magic Kingdom's drop off spot for those who aren't driving.

From there, you can take the monorail or ferry boat (free of charge) to the actual Magic Kingdom park.


Ride Sharing Services

If you are traveling with a smaller number of people, or you don't want to deal with waiting for buses, ride sharing services may be a great fit.

uber disney boardwalk to magic kingdom

At an additional cost, you can request a ride sharing service to pick you and your party up and transport you over to the next park.

Some visitors would rather do this, instead of having to deal with some of the stops that buses will have.

You'll simply download a ride sharing service app such as Uber or Lyft, and you'll be able to call for a car immediately, or even schedule hours (or days) ahead for pick up.

Minnie Van Service to Magic Kingdom

At an additional cost, visitors can take the Minnie Van Service where the drivers are actually Disney Cast Members.

disney minnie van service

The Minnie Van Service is a Disney-themed car that can take guests to a Disney park in style (and comfort).

This option will also drop you off at the Transportation and Ticket Center (TTC), but in a specialized 'Minnie Van Zone' rather than the normal guest-drop off location.

Each vehicle accommodates up to 6 Guests.

Guests will simply use the Lyft app to schedule their ride as they normally would.

However, they will select 'Minnie Van Service' over the other options (Lyft, Lyft XL, etc).

How it Works

To request a ride through the Lyft app:

Open the app and select Magic Kingdom as the drop-off location. 

magic kingdom drop off location

Confirm your pick-up location (Disney's Boardwalk) and tap “Select Minnie Van”. 

You can choose to be picked up at the Main Lobby or the Convention Center.

disneys boardwalk pick up location

We've found that the Convention Center location typically has less foot traffic during the day.

The app will then show a map with available Minnie Van drivers tracking the vehicle en route—along with an identifying vehicle number to help you spot your car.

minnie van service to disneys boardwalk


    Hours of Operation
    Minnie Van service operates from 6:30 AM to 12:30 AM daily. Hours of operation are subject to change. 

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