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New Option For Disney’s Magical Express

New Option For Disney’s Magical Express

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Starting in 2022, the Magical Express will no longer be available for Disney Resort Guests. Check out the newest transportation option that will soon be available.

Magical Express

We were absolutely shocked that Disney planned to  end Disney’s Magical Express for Disney Hotel Guests in 2022. The Magical Express is a complimentary airport shuttle service from Orlando International Airport to Walt Disney World. Read all about this announcement HERE.

My family always felt as though our vacation officially started as soon as we stepped aboard the Magical Express. Many Disney Guests have wondered what transportation options may be available from and to the Orlando Aiport.

Mears Connect

Today Roger Chapin, a Mears spokesman, shared, “We plan to offer the same level of experience, service, and convenience we’ve provided for the last 16 years, on behalf of our longtime partner, as returning Guests and first-time visitors can expect nothing less.”

“It is important for visitors to know they still have many of the same safe transportation options for their Orlando visit, all offered by the same company who has been providing seamless, economic, and hassle-free transportation for decades.”

Guests may begin making transportation reservations through Mears for travel to and from the Orlando airport starting May 2021.

Guests may begin booking their January 2022 transportation reservations starting May 2021.

Service Area

In the beginning, Mears will simply operate from the Orlando International Airport to the Walt Disney World Resort area. This will allow all Disney Guests to receive both quick and efficient service to begin their Disney vacation a bit quicker.

We are told that this will include a schedule pick-up and return time for travel and this will also include assistance with luggage. At this time a price point has not been released for this transportation service. We will be looking forward to that announcement near the end of this month.

Currently a price list has not been released for the Mears transportation services.

What do you think of this new transportation service? How do you feel about the end of the Magical Express? Will you be booking through Mears for your 2022 vacation? Share your thoughts with us on our Facebook Page.

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Christine Thompson

Thursday 30th of December 2021

I used mears when I was in Orlando in jan of 2020 for a conference and the service was great. However I think this is just another thing that Disney is taking away among other things and this just makes more difficult for the average family tho be able to afford a trip there. The Disney that I visted as a child is long gone. The last time I went was in 2002 and my son was in middle school. I really have no real desire to go back there.


Thursday 30th of December 2021

I used mears when I visted orlando in jan 2020 and the service was great. However on another note I think is just one more thing Disney is taking away r and it is getting to the point that most people will no longer be able to afford to take their families there. The days of the real Disney when I was a child and visited several times are long gone. The last time I went was in 2002 when my son was on middle school. I have no interest in going back.

Brenda Simmons

Friday 9th of April 2021

I think an charge of $30.00 round trip should cover the bill. Disney's Mears bus ride

Lennie Chapman

Friday 9th of April 2021

WE used Mears back in the late 90's before the Magical Express. They did a great job and I am sure the same great service will continue. Its just going to be a different bus. Unfortunately their is going to be a charge to go with the service.


Thursday 8th of April 2021

Yep. It sounds like a way to get more money out of "guests!" Disappointing!

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