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Everything you Need to Know about Disney World Extending Transportation Downtime

Everything you Need to Know about Disney World Extending Transportation Downtime

Disney World Resort guests expecting Disney World transportation may end up disappointed. Check out details for downtime schedule.

Guests visiting Walt Disney World may experiences changes to their Walt Disney World Resort transportation schedule. Check out which affected Disney Resorts, including downtime dates.

Monorail Changes

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Recently, we shared updated pictures on the ongoing Polynesian Monorail station refurbishment. We can’t wait to see how the totally redone monorail station will add to Disney Polynesian Resort’s tropical vibe. In addition, here to check out the Polynesian Village Resort Complete Guide.

As a result, guests staying at the Polynesian Village Resort  walk to the Ticket and Transportation Center. At this location, ride the monorail to visit the Magic Kingdom. In addition, the Ticket and Transportation Center is a short walk from the DVC Longhouse buildings.

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Unfortunately, since Disney World reopened in July, monorail services  to EPCOT have not resumed. Also, read current transportation for Park Hopping HERE.

As each monorail statues changes, we will let you know. So, check back often for updates!

Skyliner Maintenance

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Recently, one of our writers, Maggie, woke up in the beautiful Riviera Resort to find some interesting news. Her Resort television channel alerted her to this change:

“Disney Skyliner Update: Disney Skyliner to Pop Century, Art of Animation, and Caribbean Beach will be unavailable Sunday, January 24 due to maintenance. Please use Disney bus transportation to travel to the Theme Parks.”

Check out all the details on this closure here.

Normally, the Disney Bus transportation lines can be lengthy due to the Disney’s social distancing guidelines. However, when the Disney Skyliner is unavailable, these lines can become even longer!

Additional Downtime

Credit: KtP writer Maggie

This morning, guests report seeing signs for extended Disney Skyliner downtime. As a huge fan of the Skyliner, I would be so disappointed!

Now, Disney Skyliner signs state “In order to perform planned maintenance, the following Disney Skyliner lines will be unavailable on select days.”

Check out which days are unavailable here:

  • Sunday, January 24: Disney’s Pop Century and Disney’s Art of Animation
  • Tuesday, January 26: Disney’s Hollywood Studios line
  • Thursday, January 28: EPCOT International Gateway line
Disney friendship boats
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Unfortunately, when the lines leading to Disney Theme Parks are down, this affects all Resorts with Skyliner access. As a result, guests are advised to take Disney World bus transportation. In addition, guests staying at EPCOT Resorts can take the Friendship Boat Service.

Will these downtime affect your vacation? Are you sad about the monorail lines or Skyliner maintenance? Also, let us know on Facebook, or join our KtP Crew and continue the discussion!

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Sunday 24th of January 2021

Do the Disney Springs resorts have friendship boat service also?

Susan Phillips

Sunday 24th of January 2021

Sandra - Unfortunately Disney Springs boats haven't been running since Disney World reopened in July.

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