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Disney World Schedule - March 2018

Key: Red = Crowded; Yellow = Busy; Green = Go | EMH = Extra Magic Hours for Resort Guests

Sun Mar 4 Mon Mar 5 Tue Mar 6 Wed Mar 7 Thu Mar 8 Fri Mar 9 Sat Mar 10
72° / 48° 73° / 51° 78° / 58° 73° / 46° (50% rain) 65° / 44° 66° / 46° 75° / 57°
Magic Kingdom
9AM–10PM
Magic Kingdom
9AM–9PM
Magic Kingdom
9AM–9PM
Magic Kingdom
9AM–9PM
EMH 9PM-11PM
Magic Kingdom
9AM–9PM
*After Hours 9PM–12AM
Magic Kingdom
EMH 8AM-9AM
9AM–11PM
Magic Kingdom
9AM–12AM
Epcot
9AM–9PM
Epcot
9AM–9PM​​​​
Epcot
9AM–9PM
EMH 9PM–11PM
Epcot
9AM–9PM
Epcot
EMH 8AM–9AM
9AM–9PM
Epcot
9AM–9PM
Epcot
9AM–9PM
Hollywood Studios
EMH 8AM–9AM
9AM–8PM
Hollywood Studios
9AM–8PM
Hollywood Studios
9AM–8PM
Hollywood Studios
9AM–8PM
Hollywood Studios
9AM–8PM
Hollywood Studios
9AM–8PM
Hollywood Studios
9AM–9PM
Animal Kingdom
8​​​​​AM–9PM
Animal Kingdom
EMH 7AM–8AM
8​​​​​AM–8:30PM
Animal Kingdom
8​​​​​AM–8:30PM
Animal Kingdom
8​​​​​AM–8:30PM
Animal Kingdom
8​​​​​AM–8:30PM
Animal Kingdom
8​​​​​AM–8:30PM
Animal Kingdom
EMH 7AM–8AM
8​​​​​AM–9PM
Disney Springs
10AM–12AM
Disney Springs
10AM–12AM
Disney Springs
10AM–12AM
Disney Springs
10AM–12AM
Disney Springs
10AM–12AM
Disney Springs
10AM–12AM
Disney Springs
10AM–12AM

* Requires special event ticket

Ground Transportation

Bus. Disney provides free bus service from Disney's BoardWalk Inn Resort to Magic Kingdom, Disney's Hollywood Studios, Epcot, Disney's Animal Kingdom, Blizzard Beach, Typhoon Lagoon, and Disney Springs. Disney's BoardWalk Inn Resort's bus stops sit along the front wall of the lobby, between the lobby and check-in parking lot. Each theme park has its own bus stop somewhere along the wall. Animal Kingdom's bus service is shared with Blizzard Beach, while Disney Springs and Typhoon Lagoon also share a stop and service. 

Ask a Disney Castmember about BoardWalk Inn's bus schedule, and they'll tell you that buses run about every 20 minutes. In reality, BoardWalk Inn's bus schedule varies considerably depending on the time of day and where you're headed. For example, if you're headed to the Magic Kingdom between 8 AM and 11 AM, you'll wait around 12 minutes, on average, for a bus to arrive. The bus schedules for Epcot, Animal Kingdom, and Disney's Hollywood Studios are about the same early in the day, with a bus arriving every 10-15 minutes, on average. Bus schedules to the water parks and Disney Springs are a little less frequent, and you could wait anywhere from 20 to 40 minutes for a ride. Buses run a little slower from around 11 AM to around 4 PM, when most people are already in a park. Disney's evening buses are scheduled around the theme parks' closing times, where most of the fleet is deployed to get guests back to their hotels. Your waits to return to your hotel from a theme park should average out to around 30 minutes under most circumstances.

If you've got your own car, it's faster to drive yourself to Typhoon Lagoon and Blizzard Beach water parks, and Disney Springs. Disney's bus service is faster to the Magic Kingdom, Epcot, Disney's Animal Kingdom, and Disney's Hollywood Studios. 

Boat. Epcot and Disney's Hollywood Studios can also be accessed by boat from the dock near on the BoardWalk. Boat service may be suspended during thunderstorms, so if it's raining or looks like it's about to, Disney will provide buses.

Taxi. The fastest option almost always a taxi from BoardWalk Inn to wherever you're going; it's generally not more than a $20, 15-minute cab ride to get to most Disney hotels from BoardWalk Inn, and often less. Taxis are available outside the lobby; if a taxi is not already sitting out front, the bell services desk also serves as a taxi stand, and they'll call one for you.

Minnie Van. This is a new private vehicle service at Walt Disney World, operated in the same manner as Uber or Lyft, except operated by Cast Members in cute vehicles reminiscent of Minnie Mouse. You can be picked up and dropped off at any Walt Disney World Resort property. Vehicles are summoned and paid for via the Lyft app. After installing the app on your device, you will need to visit the hotel's front desk to have them activate your app. It costs a flat $25 per ride but up to six people can ride and share the cost; tipping is not permitted. The Minnie Van services will drop you off closer to your destination than the free busses, boats, and monorails. For instance, if you are going to the Magic Kingdom, rather than being dropped off at the Ticket and Transportation Center where you then need to board a ferry or monorail that will take you to the Magic Kingdom, you can save 15 minutes and be dropped off directly at the park! The service operates between 6:30AM and 12:30AM. It is cheaper than a taxi, faster than the bus, and easy to use.

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