Knott's Berry Farm Fast Lane | Simply Explained

In this guide we'll go over what a Fast Lane pass in Knott's Berry Farm is, what it allows you to do, what rides it includes, and where to buy them.

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What is a Fast Lane Pass?

A Fast Lane pass gives riders access to a separate line, where riders can get to the front of the line much quicker than regular lines (for select rides).

Once a Fast Lane pass has been purchased, riders will be given a wristband that will signify to park staff, that you have access to the Fast Lane line.

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Throughout the line, there will be various checkpoints where you will need to show your wristband to park staff, and ride operators.

These checkpoints are normally in the beginning of the line, and ride before boarding the ride.

Daily Price Changes

Prices aren't the same for each day, and are typically more expensive on the weekends.

You'll want to click through the Fast Lane Calendar to see the different pricing options available.

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Is it Included With Admission?

No. A Fast Lane pass is an additional cost and visitors will still need a Knott's Berry Farm ticket in order to access the park.

In short, you are not able to use a Fast Lane pass without an admission ticket.

Is a Reservation Required?

No. Unlike other parks where a reservation must be made days ahead (and sometimes weeks), despite having the actual pass, all that you need is the actual wristband and you can head straight to the Fast Lane line.

Included Rides

Calico River Rapids
Calico Mine Ride
Timber Mountain Log Ride
Knott’s Bear-y Tales: Return to the Fair (Summer 2020)
Coast Rider
Silver Bullet
Sierra Sidewinder
Pony Express
Montezooma's Revenge
Supreme Scream
La Revolucion

When Should I Get a Fast Lane Pass?

Skip Waiting in Lines

If you're not a fan of waiting in lines, and are looking to ride the most rides possible in the shortest span of time, a Fast Lane pass will be a great fit for you.

The nice thing about this pass, is that you're able to get back in line immediately after riding as well.

If you've ever waited in a regular line, there's a good chance that you have seen Fast Lane riders ride the ride multiple times, before you've been able to ride it once.

Traveling With Kids

One of the most difficult parts of being at a theme park with kids is having to stand in lines. Most kids don't have the patience to stand in lines, and honestly it just isn't very fun to stand around in general.

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You can prevent (or at the least minimize) this situation, with a Fast Lane pass.

When Should I Not Get a Fast Lane Pass?

If you don't mind waiting in lines, then it may not be the best investment for you.

Weekday Visit During the Slow Season

If you're visiting on a weekday (Monday-Wednesday) during the slow season, there's a good chance that you may not even need this pass due to the lack of crowds (and lines).

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Season Pass Fast Lane

For Season Passholders, there's a Season Pass Fast Lane available. This allows you access to the Fast Lane for the entire season.

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Throughout an entire season, that equals out to countless of hours saved.

Limited Availability

These passes are available on a first come, first serve basis. During the busier season, Fast Passes can often run out as they are extremely popular.

Where to Buy a Fast Lane Pass

You can purchase directly from the Knott's Berry Farm site.

Frequently Asked Questions

Is Fast Lane Worth it at Knott's Berry Farm?

Fast Lane is absolutely worth it at Knott's if you're tired of waiting in lines, and would like to get the most out of your day. You have access to the faster line, and at times can even ride the ride multiple times, before the regular line is able to ride it once.

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