Walt Disney World operates it's own fleet of bus transportation to transport guests from the resorts to the parks. The service is complimentary to resort guests and park ticket holders.
Walt Disney World Bus Schedules and Routes
Updated August 25 2014.
Resorts to Parks
Bus transportation service within the Walt Disney World Resort operates from resort to parks every 15 to 30 minutes.
Service from resorts begins 45 minutes prior to park opening.
Busses run return trips to resorts until the parks are clear, typically 2 hours after park close.
Buses run between parks 45 minutes prior to park opening, and buses run until later park clears of all guests, which is typically 2 hours after close.
Service is available between:
- Magic Kingdom and Animal Kingdom
- Magic Kingdom and Disney's Hollywood Studios
- Disney's Hollywood Studios and Epcot
- Disney's Hollywood Studios and Animal Kingdom
- Animal Kingdom and Epcot
For traveling between Transportation and Ticket Center, Contemporary, Polynesian, or the Grand Floridian, Magic Kingdom and Epcot, you should use the monorail.
During park hours, head to any of the parks, and get on the appropriate bus at the park to head to the resort of your choice. Outside of park hours, head to Downtown Disney Pleasure Island and board the resort bus there.
Between Resorts and Downtown Disney Marketplace
Service begins 30 mins prior to opening, last bus returning to resorts leaves at midnight.
Between Resorts and Water Parks
Buses begin service from resorts 30 mins prior to water park opening, buses run until the water parks are clear of guests
For Typhoon Lagoon:
- Before 2pm, take the Downtown Disney/Typhoon Lagoon bus from a resort.
- After 2pm, take a bus or monorail to Epcot and then transfer to a Typhoon Lagoon bus.
To Fantasia Gardens Mini Golf
From any park or Dowtown Disney, board the bus to the Walt Disney World Swan and Dolphin. The mini golf area is located very close to those two resorts and is within easy walking distance.
To Winter Summerland Golf
During Blizzard Beach operating hours, take a bus to Blizzard Beach and walk to the mini golf.
After Blizzard Beach closes, take a bus to Coronado Springs. At Coronado Springs, board an Epcot bus and notify the driver. For the return leg, notify a cast member at Winter Summerland who will arrange an Epcot to do the return.
To Disney's ESPN Wide World of Sports
Direct service from All-Star Sports, All-Star Music and All-Star Movies to/from the Sports Complex every 30 minutes.
Direct service from Pop Century and Caribbean Beach Resorts to/from the Sports Complex every 30 minutes.
Departs the Sports Complex on the hour and half hour.
The operating hours on this route will vary day to day and are based on events at the Sports Complex.
The pick-up and drop off locations at the Resorts are as follows:
All-Star Resorts - shares with Disney's Hollywood Studios bus stop
Caribbean Beach - The Customs House
Pop Century - Sports Complex Bus Stop
Disney's Magical Express
For information on the airport transfer service to Disney Resorts, see the dedicated section on Magical Express.