GOOD NEWS: Wait Times See a Dramatic DROP at 46 Disney World Rides

Published: March 2, 2024

We have good news from Disney World!!!

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Last week was, well, quite a week in the parks. In fact, it was one of the busiest weeks in all of 2024 so far! Between President’s Day Weekend and the Disney Princess Half Marathon, many people took time to visit the parks…but things are changing. We’re taking a look at the average wait times in Disney World from the past week and don’t worry — things are looking up!

Below, we have listed each average wait time from the past week from highest to lowest. See for yourself!

Magic Kingdom Wait Times

Seven Dwarfs Mine Train is constantly posting the highest wait time in Magic Kingdom, but after the hectic week before, that time has dropped 23% this week. Almost every other attraction in the park also saw a decrease.

Magic Kingdom

  • Seven Dwarfs Mine Train — 69 minutes
  • Peter Pan’s Flight — 59 minutes
  • Jungle Cruise — 52 minutes
  • Space Mountain — 41 minutes
  • Haunted Mansion — 38 minutes
  • Big Thunder Mountain Railroad — 34 minutes

Peter Pan’s Flight

  • Many Adventures of Winnie the Pooh — 33 minutes
  • Buzz Lightyear’s Space Ranger Spin — 30 minutes
  • Enchanted Tales with Belle — 29 minutes
  • Astro Orbiter — 27 minutes
  • Pirates of the Caribbean — 26 minutes
  • “it’s a small world” — 21 minutes
  • Barnstormer featuring the Great Goofini — 18 minutes

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  • Dumbo the Flying Elephant — 18 minutes
  • Magic Carpets of Aladdin — 17 minutes
  • Mickey’s PhilharMagic — 14 minutes
  • Tomorrowland Speedway — 13 minutes
  • Tomorrowland Transit Authority PeopleMover — 13 minutes
  • Mad Tea Party — 10 minutes

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EPCOT Wait Times

Visiting EPCOT soon? We have good news — wait times also saw a dramatic drop in this park! Remy’s Ratatouille Adventure decreased by nearly 20 minutes on average and Frozen Ever After is tied at a 74-minute average this week.

Test Track

  • Remy’s Ratatouille Adventure — 74 minutes
  • Frozen Ever After — 74 minutes
  • Test Track — 58 minutes
  • Soarin’ — 38 minutes
  • Mission: SPACE — 15 minutes

Spaceship Earth at EPCOT

  • Turtle Talk with Crush — 15 minutes
  • Spaceship Earth — 13 minutes
  • Living with the Land — 13 minutes
  • The Seas with Nemo and Friends — 10 minutes
  • Gran Fiesta Tour — 9 minutes
  • Journey into Imagination — 8 minutes


Awesome Planet, Beauty and the Beast Sing-Along, Disney and Pixar Short Film Festival, Impressions de France, and Reflections of China had no wait times this week.

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Animal Kingdom Wait Times

After posting a 118-minute average last week, Flight of Passage saw one of the biggest drops to a 79-minute average this week. Even Na’vi River Journey is under an hour now along with the rest of the attractions in the park.

Tree of Life

  • Avatar Flight of Passage — 79 minutes
  • Na’vi River Journey — 58 minutes
  • Kilimanjaro Safaris — 43 minutes
  • Expedition Everest — 27 minutes

Expedition Everest Entrance

  • Dinosaur — 15 minutes
  • It’s Tough to Be a Bug — 10 minutes
  • TriceraTop Spin — 10 minutes
  • The Boneyard — 0 minutes


Kali River Rapids is currently closed for refurbishment, however, it is set to reopen in March.

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Hollywood Studios Wait Times

Don’t get us wrong — you’ll still have some LONG wait times in Disney World. For example, Slinky Dog Dash and Rise of the Resistance still have average wait times above an hour this week (and that’s after a huge decrease).

Rise of the Resistance Entrance

  • Slinky Dog Dash — 85 minutes
  • Rise of the Resistance — 69 minutes
  • Mickey and Minnie’s Runaway Railway — 55 minutes

Hollywood Studios

  • Toy Story Mania — 54 minutes
  • Tower of Terror — 50 minutes
  • Millennium Falcon: Smugglers Run — 44 minutes
  • Alien Swirling Saucers — 31 minutes

Millennium Falcon

  • Star Tours — 11 minutes
  • Lightning McQueen’s Racing Academy — 12 minutes
  • Muppet Vision 3D — 10 minutes
  • Walt Disney Presents — 0 minutes

Rock ‘n’ Roller Coaster is currently closed for refurbishment and is set to reopen this summer.

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