Distribution times announced for 'Guardians of the Galaxy Cosmic Rewind' virtual queue boarding groups

May 17, 2022 in "Guardians of the Galaxy Cosmic Rewind"

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Posted: Tuesday May 17, 2022 2:03pm ET by WDWMAGIC Staff

Disney has today confirmed Virtual Queue boarding group details for EPCOT's new "Guardians of the Galaxy Cosmic Rewind" opening May 27 2022 at Walt Disney World.

As expected, the Cosmic Rewind virtual queue will first open at 7am, and again at 1pm. You will not need to be in the park at 7am to join the queue, but will need to be in EPCOT to join the queue at 1pm.

Cosmic Rewind will also make use of Virtual Queue during Extended Evening Hours, opening at 6pm, but you do not need to be inside the park to join the queue.

Guests will be able to join the Virtual Queue during regular hours, and again during Extended Evening Hours if staying at an eligible resort hotel for a total of two Virtual Queue rides in a single day.

Visit our "Guardians of the Galaxy: Cosmic Rewind" FAQ for more answers to common questions.

Full details of Cosmic Rewind's Virtual Queue are below.

How to enter the Cosmic Rewind Virtual Queue

Beginning at 7 a.m. on the day of their park reservation, guests with a valid ticket or pass and a Disney Park Pass Reservation for EPCOT will be able to check for an available boarding group via the My Disney Experience app and request access to the virtual queue. This can be done before you leave your Resort hotel or on your way to the park.

At 1 p.m., there will be another opportunity to join the virtual queue for anyone who wasn’t able to join a boarding group earlier in the day. Keep in mind, guests must be inside EPCOT to access this second virtual queue opportunity.

In order to give as many guests as possible the opportunity to save the galaxy, each guest can enter the virtual queue no more than once per day during regular park hours. Please note that joining the virtual queue does not guarantee the ability to experience Guardians of the Galaxy: Cosmic Rewind.

Virtual Queue during EPCOT Extended Evening Hours

Registered guests staying at a Disney Deluxe Resort, Disney Deluxe Villa Resort or other select hotels will have an additional opportunity to request to join the virtual queue at 6pm on select dates during extended evening theme park hours. Guests with this benefit do not need to be in EPCOT to request to join at that time.

Guests will need valid admission and a theme park reservation for the same park on the same day to experience extended evening hours — or, guests may experience extended evening hours if they have a ticket or annual pass with the Park Hopper option and first enter the park where they made their reservation. For more information about this benefit, visit the Extended Evening Theme Park Hours page.

How to purchase individual Lightning Lane entry

Guests with valid park admission and a park reservation can purchase individual Lightning Lane entry in the My Disney Experience app via the Disney Genie service on the same day of their visit, subject to availability. Pricing is still to be announced.

Virtual queue and individual Lightning Lane entry are only accessible via the My Disney Experience app.

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George1 day ago

I really like the ride, but many people have issues with it. Thus, I’ve been thinking for about a year that they would go to standby/individual lightning lane anytime (my simple theory was that the more popular the ride was, the longer it would have virtual queue.). I wonder if there’s a new policy that the two newest big rides on property will always have virtual queue. Or, maybe a thrill ride in Epcot is proving to be so popular they don’t dare remove VQ.

Tuvalu1 day ago

Guardians holds the title. Two years and running. Rise of the Resistance opened with VQ in December 2019 and stopped using VQ in September 2021 (and the park was closed for 4 months during that time.)

George1 day ago

What’s the longest VQ has stayed on an attraction?

gerarar1 day ago

Final Day 728 Stats (5/24): 7am: 2.0 secs 1pm: 40.5 secs BG 156 (+6) is the last BG called for the day at 8pm. Notable stoppages: None Average pace: 5mins/BG VQ Drop Mean/Average: 7am: 50.4s -> 50.0s (-0.4s) 1pm: 1hr 13m -> 1hr 12m (-1m) That does it for Day 728 of GotG: CR!

gerarar1 day ago

1pm drop lasted for 40.487 secs. Friday 1pm Drop Average: 1hr 13m -> 1hr 12m (-1m) Up to BG 72 called at 1pm, 6 more than yesterday.

gerarar1 day ago

7am drop lasted for 2.037 secs. Friday 7am Drop Average: 50.4s -> 50.0s (-0.4s) BG's 1-18 called at 8:41am as part of the initial wave.

gerarar2 days ago

Final Day 727 Stats (5/23): 7am: 2.1 secs 1pm: 26.5 secs BG 150 (+10) is the last BG called for the day at 8pm. Notable stoppages: None Average pace: 5mins/BG VQ Drop Mean/Average: 7am: 4m -> 4m (+0) 1pm: 1hr 58m -> 1hr 57m (-1m) That does it for Day 727 of GotG: CR!

gerarar2 days ago

1pm drop lasted for 26.527 secs. Thursday 1pm Drop Average: 1hr 58m -> 1hr 57m (-1m) Up to BG 66 called at 1pm, 12 more than yesterday.

gerarar2 days ago

7am drop lasted for 2.099 secs. Thursday 7am Drop Average: 4m -> 4m (+0) BG's 1-18 called at 8:46am as part of the initial wave.

gerarar4 days ago

Final Day 726 Stats (5/22): 7am: 2.5 secs 1pm: 50.0 secs BG 140 (-15) is the last BG called for the day at 8:22pm. Notable stoppages: 9:00 - 9:50am 7:44 - 8:22pm Average pace: 5mins/BG VQ Drop Mean/Average: 7am: 11m -> 11m (+0) 1pm: 3hr 7m -> 3hr 5m (-2m) That does it for Day 726 of GotG: CR!

gerarar4 days ago

1pm drop lasted for 49.946 secs. Wednesday 1pm Drop Average: 3hr 7m -> 3hr 5m (-2m) Up to BG 54 called at 1pm, 14 less than yesterday.

gerarar4 days ago

7am drop lasted for 2.495 secs. Wednesday 7am Drop Average: 11m -> 11m (+0) BG's 1-18 called at 9:50am as part of the initial wave.

gerarar4 days ago

Final Day 725 Stats (5/21): 7am: 3.8 secs 1pm: 1661.9 secs, or ~28 mins BG 155 (+3) is the last BG called for the day at 8pm. Notable stoppages: None Average pace: 5mins/BG VQ Drop Mean/Average: 7am: 18m -> 18m (+0) 1pm: 2hr 45m -> 2hr 44m (-1m) That does it for Day 725 of GotG: CR!

gerarar4 days ago

1pm drop lasted for 1661.877 secs, or ~28 mins. Tuesday 1pm Drop Average: 2hr 45m -> 2hr 44m (-1m) Up to BG 68 called at 1pm, 1 less than yesterday.