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The Disney Skyliner Transportation System Takes Flight at Disney World

by Leap on September 29, 2019 65 Orlando

Disney Skyliner Transportation SystemThe new Disney Skyliner System has officially opened at Walt Disney World Resort and is now taking guests on the "most magical flight on earth"! Disney World is known for its wonderful, free transportation options, which already include buses, ferryboats and monorails, that take guests around the parks, hotels and entertainment areas. For many tadpoles, ours included, it doesn't get any better than the monorail to Magic Kingdom, but Skyliner just might!

When Disney first announced this new gondola system, I imagined a rowboat coasting through Italy — the type Mommy Frog would find quite romantic. Don't be fooled like me! This is a gondola lift: an enclosed cabin transported through the sky via cables. Much like you see on the slopes of Vail (which we now sell, by the way)!

We hopped over to Disney World on its opening day, so we could share everything you need to know about the routes, wheelchair access, how it feels inside a gondola and more. Read on to learn all about this new transportation system!

Overview of the Disney Skyliner Transportation System

Disney Skyliner Transportation System - Gondola Testing

Where the Disney Skyliner Transportation System Is Offered

The Disney Skyliner Transportation System is saving guests transport time connecting from three resorts to two different parks. Lucky for you, we have discounted tickets and rooms at all of these!

Resort Hotels

Theme Parks

Disney Skyliner - Hollywood Studios Station

With Pop Century and Art of Animation being two of our preferred Value Resort Hotels, having this extra transportation option is a major bonus. Additionally, a new way to get to Epcot and Hollywood Studios is sure to shorten the bus line for those looking to save time. If this isn't a concern for you, the Skyliner can delight tadpoles with its towering height and views of the horizon.

Disney Skyliner Map and Routes

Disney Skyliner MapDisney’s Caribbean Beach Resort is at the center of the new transportation, with a hub designed to reflect the imagery of Caribbean open-air village marketplaces. The station incorporates detailed architectural elements of the resort, especially its vibrant color scheme. Here, guests must hop off and transfer gondola routes to reach their end destination, similar to the monorail’s Ticket and Transportation Center.

Caribbean Beach Resort guests can also hop on at the Riviera Resort station if they’re closer to it (for example, staying at a room in Aruba) and would like to go directly to Epcot. If hopping to Hollywood Studios, they could still use the Riviera station but must go to the Caribbean Beach main hub to switch routes. If guests hop on at the Caribbean Beach main hub to go to Epcot, they do not have to get off at the Riviera station.

Disney Skyliner - Caribbean Beach Hub

Disney’s Pop Century and Art of Animation Resorts are also part of the Disney Skyliner Transportation System travel loop. These two value resort favorites share a "floating" station matching the colorful, whimsical atmosphere they both exemplify. The gondola travels over the resorts’ shared Hourglass Lake for a panoramic view of their colorful character displays.

Disney Skyliner - Pop Century Station

Inspired by the park’s nearby European Pavilions is the International Gateway station at Epcot. This post fits perfectly into the surrounding World Showcase with ornamental steel structures, glass and metal canopies and hand-painted murals reminiscent of 18th century Art Nouveau style. Traveling to and from this station offers a never-before-seen aerial view of World Showcase and Disney’s Boardwalk — and a sneak peek of the France pavilion expansion! (Also, the number of security stations have been greatly increased to accommodate the larger amount of people entering this way!)

Disney Skyliner - Epcot Station

Disney’s Hollywood Studios is the only other park stop for the Disney Skyliner Transportation System. The design matches the park’s entrance with turquoise and red tones. An awesome view of the park, particularly Tower of Terror, can be seen when traveling to and from Hollywood Studios!

Along Buena Vista Drive, gondola cabins slows down at a turn-station so guests can see the aerial and mechanical aspects of the Disney Skyliner Transportation System.

What the Gondolas of the Disney Skyliner System Look Like

Select Skyliner cabins feature classic Disney pals such as the “Fab Five,” but newer films like “Zootopia” and “Ralph Breaks the Internet” are also represented. Both animated films and Disney World attractions make appearances on the gondolas, including “Lilo and Stitch,” “Moana,” “Finding Dory,” The Haunted Mansion and Pirates of the Caribbean.

Disney Skyliner Transportation System - Zootopia Gondola

The nearly 300 gondolas feature onboard audio, which is unique to the destination that you're headed to. The gondolas are not air conditioned, but they feature reflective panels to avoid direct sunlight and cross-ventilation windows that allow for air flow. We were concerned that it'd get too hot inside, but we're hoppy to report that it's a comfortable ride! The only time we felt the heat was when we were stopped for nearly 10 minutes at the Riviera Resort station, waiting to take off. (Because it was opening day, we expected some delays.)

Disney Skyliner - Gondola Interior

Each gondola has wooden bench-style seating that fits up to a maximum of 10 people (or six guests if you're riding a wheelchair-accessible gondola — more on that below!).

How the Disney Skyliner System Operates

The gondolas don’t stop, but instead keep moving as they enter and exit the station (similar to the Haunted Mansion ride). For guests with wheelchairs or other assistive devices, there is a separate queue at each station for anyone needing extra time while getting on a gondola. These special gondolas move to the side, so it doesn't affect the other gondolas coming in and out of the station — keeping the Skyliner system operating at all times.

Disney Skyliner - Separate Wheelchair Queue at Hollywood Studios Station

There is enough room for strollers to roll on without having to fold them up. Larger strollers may also use the wheelchair queue. Both mobility aids and strollers must fit within a 30" x 48" area for access.

Operating hours vary depending on the weather. It was bright and sunny out for its opening day, but we expect it would close for thunderstorms and high winds.

How Long a Skyliner Ride Takes

Disney Skyliner Gondolas Moving In and Out of Station

Because the gondolas can load up to 10 guests and is always moving, the queue moves very quickly! Even when the line for Epcot at the Caribbean Beach station looked scary long, it took less than 10 minutes to hop on.

To give you an idea of how long the actual ride is, we took every route and timed it ourselves:

  • To Hollywood Studios from Caribbean Beach Resort: 5 minutes
  • To Pop Century & Art of Animation Resorts from Caribbean Beach Resort: 5 minutes
  • To Riviera Resort from Caribbean Beach Resort: 3 minutes
  • To Epcot from Caribbean Beach Resort: 12 minutes

Tips for Using the Disney Skyliner System

Disney Skyliner - Guests in a Gondola

  • If you have a fear of heights or enclosed spaces, we wouldn't recommend the Skyliner as a travel option.
  • For people with severe motion sickness, the Disney Skyliner may also not be the best option. Flora can easily get carsick and seasick, and she felt some queasiness during each take off and when the gondola stopped and gently swayed in the air.
  • Anyone can ride the Skyliner! You do not have to present any hotel reservation information in order to get to the resorts accessible by gondolas.
  • That said, you cannot park at any of the resorts if you are not a registered guest, are attending a convention or have a dining reservation. We were riding with a couple who tried to park at Pop Century Resort to use their Tables in Wonderland membership at the resort's food court but were denied access to parking at the resort.
  • Keep the gondola balanced if you do not want an extra rocky ride! Don't all sit on one side, and have the tadpoles sit in between the grown-up frogs.

With this new addition, more improved and fun ways to hop around Disney World will allow guests to save time and create even more magical memories! Ribbit!

With all of the exciting new experiences coming to Disney World — from new lands to new ways to travel — there’s no better time to book your next trip. We've got great discounts on your Orlando hotel and theme park tickets

Related: What's Coming to Disney World and Universal

Related: Using the Minnie Van Service to Get Around Disney World

Keep hopping!

Keep hopping, Leap!
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Dec 3, 2019 at 8:14 p.m. Alyson Says...

My friend and I are wanting to hotel hop to check out app of the Christmas decor. And we also want to check p it the Skyliner. Where is the best place to get on?

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Dec 6, 2019 at 9:30 a.m. FrogBlog Says...

Hi Alyson!

We'd suggest hopping on Skyliner at Disney's Hollywood Studios and riding it to Epcot. That'll put you right next to Beach Club, Yacht Club and Boardwalk Inn! You can then either take the Skyliner or a Friendship Boat back to Hollywood Studios (or a bus to Magic Kingdom to hit the Magic Kingdom monorail loop).

Keep hopping!

Leap

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Nov 23, 2019 at 12:54 a.m. Ella Says...

I'm staying at Pop Century and my daughter and family will be at riviera on our upcoming trip. Can I get off at Riviera station? Also, I've maybe using a cane part of this trip. Does the gondola continue to move to get on or off?

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Nov 26, 2019 at 7:52 a.m. FrogBlog Says...

Hi Ella,

You can hop off at the Riviera station! (Also keep in mind that from Pop Century, you'll have to transfer to the Epcot line at the Caribbean Beach hub.) The gondolas continue to move slowly through the platform as you get on or off. However, if you need any extra time, there is a separate accessible line if you'd prefer loading onto a stationary gondola.

Keep hopping!

Leap

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Nov 7, 2019 at 5:05 p.m. christina Says...

Hi there, I'm wanting to ride the entire route of skyliner. I'm staying at riverside. Should I take a bus to hollywood to get on skyliner there or bus to hollywood and get on boat to epcot and get on skyliner there? I'm avoiding going into EPCOT to get to international gateway. What is the best place to start the ride! Also, will you add where I need to hop off to get back on etc.

thanks!

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Nov 8, 2019 at 12:15 p.m. FrogBlog Says...

Hi Christina!

We'd recommend that you take a bus to Hollywood Studios to hop on Disney Skyliner from there. Then, you can take it to the Caribbean Beach hub where you'll need to get off to change lines. At the Caribbean Beach hub, you have two line options. You can take the Pop Century/Art of Animation line there and back (it's about a 5-minute ride in one direction & you'll need to hop off and get back on). The second line goes to Epcot and goes through the Riviera Resort station (but you don't have to hop off here!). If you're not going into Epcot once you arrive, you'll need to take either the boat or Skyliner back to Hollywood Studios. Hope this helps!

Keep hopping!

Leap

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Oct 29, 2019 at 5:49 p.m. Patrick Says...

We have breakfast ADRs at 8 (before park opening at Epcot). Can we use the skyliner to get us there on time? The operating hours noted are the same as the buses, but the buses do run earlier to accommodate early ADRs...wasn’t sure if same is true for the Skyliner system

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Oct 29, 2019 at 1:34 p.m. FrogBlog Says...

Hi Patrick!

Skyliner hours are currently 8 a.m. to 10:30 p.m., so you'll need to take a bus to your ADR. Have fun!

Hoppy planning!

Mommy Frog

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Oct 16, 2019 at 9:42 p.m. Misty Says...

Haven't been to Disney is 6 years and have a trip planned for Oct. 2020. We're staying at Carribean Beach. I've read the bus service is terrible from that particular resort, being that is has 7 stops within the resort. My question is, would it be faster to ride the skyliner to Epcot and then catch the monorail to Magic Kingdom? If this wouldn't be a good option, is there a particular place we would need to board the bus to prevent it passing us by because of it being full?

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Oct 17, 2019 at 2:53 p.m. FrogBlog Says...

Hi Misty!

It really depends on where you stay at Caribbean Beach. It's definitely a big resort, but if you're close to the beginning of the bus route, it shouldn't be a problem (when we stayed there last time, we stayed in Martinique and were one of the first stops). Keep in mind that with Skyliner, you'd need to get off at International Gateway and go through Epcot to get to the monorail to Magic Kingdom, so it may not save a lot of time, unfortunately. Since the bus route is subject to change, we'd suggest checking with cast members upon arrival to see what insight they may have about the bus routes at that time. While it's not free, if you have a morning where you need to make a reservation or a time-sensitive engagement, it may also be worth it to keep Minnie Van in mind. Have a wonderful trip!

Keep hopping!

Leap

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Oct 8, 2019 at 4:59 p.m. Vanessa Says...

Hey there! Thank you for this helpful article! I can't seem to find any information anywhere about what time in the morning the gondolas start up. Is the timeframe the same as the buses - ~45 min. before the parks open?

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Oct 8, 2019 at 1:48 p.m. FrogBlog Says...

Hi Vanessa!

The Skyliner is currently closed until further notice, but when operational, they run from 45 minutes prior to park opening and an hour after park closing, just like you guessed! :)

Keep hopping!

Leap

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Oct 6, 2019 at 11:01 p.m. Andrew Says...

Just ride it the other day at around 330 in the afternoon on a warm at Sunny day. If sitting in the row that’s facing backwards to the direction of travel you don’t feel a breeze. If you sitting in the row that facing forward you feel a breeze but it’s still as warm as outside. 12 minutes from Epcot to Caribbean Club was not fun and neither was ride back. Going to really suck in the summer heat and or when it gets stuck . The spent a lot of money on this how much more would A/c cost 0r at least fans

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Oct 6, 2019 at 9:38 p.m. Amy Says...

I know I'm clueless.... however, if we are spending the day at Epcot can we enter the park at the stop at international gateway? Or do we have to use the main gate?

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Oct 7, 2019 at 11:46 a.m. FrogBlog Says...

Hi Amy!

Not clueless at all - great question! As long as you have valid park admission, you can use either gate (and both will open at the same time). The lines are generally a little shorter at the International Gateway entrance, but keep in mind that you'll be a little further from Future World.

Hoppy planning!

Mommy Frog

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Oct 2, 2019 at 2:40 a.m. Robbie Gambrell Says...

Is it possible to take the skyline from hollywood studios to disneys beach club resort since it goes to Epcot? looks like the station is on the backside of the park?

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Oct 2, 2019 at 10:47 a.m. FrogBlog Says...

Hi Robbie,

Yes, it is toadally possible to ride Skyliner from Hollywood Studios to Disney's Beach Club Resort, using the Epcot line. You're exactly right — the Epcot station is by the International Gateway entrance. You would just have to hop off and transfer at Disney's Caribbean Beach Resort to get on the Epcot line. The ride should take about 17 minutes total, not including transfer time.

Keep hopping!

Leap

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Sep 1, 2019 at 10:47 p.m. Kay Says...

Do we know yet estimated travel time between stops? For example, pop to epcot?

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Sep 3, 2019 at 8:51 a.m. FrogBlog Says...

Hi Kay!

We don't know just yet, but as soon as we do, we'll be sure to update!

Hoppy planning!

Mommy Frog

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Aug 16, 2019 at 6:02 p.m. wanda Says...

can you just get on at Epcot and ride to Hollywood Studios to do the park and ride back to epcot where you are parked at

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Aug 19, 2019 at 8:08 a.m. FrogBlog Says...

Hi Wanda!

Yep, this shouldn't be a problem!

Hoppy planning!

Mommy Frog

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Aug 7, 2019 at 2:51 p.m. Mark Says...

So I’m kind of confused if I’m at Pop and want to go to Epcot or DHS, will I have to get off at Caribbean and then get in line for one of the parks’ gondola routes? Thanks!

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Aug 9, 2019 at 10:24 a.m. FrogBlog Says...

Hi Mark!

This part is a little unclear right now (even when we spoke with Cast Members), but we'll update this as soon as we know more about the process and direct routes! Our guess for now is that you'd be able to go straight to Hollywood Studios, but not Epcot from Pop.

Hoppy planning!

Mommy Frog

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Jul 26, 2019 at 6:40 p.m. Mike Says...

Will there be a way to connect from the Epcot station on this to the Epcot monorail? It looks like this will unfortunately drop off on the back side of Epoct so you would have to enter the park to get to the monorail station unless they are going to provide some sort of other connection? At that point taking the bus directly from AoA/POP to MK is probably always going to be faster and this won't be a real alternative (especially without park hopper). Seems like it wouldn't have taken that much to have this a bit more integrated, and the kiddos would never have wanted to take the bus again then :-) We love AoA and at least this should make getting to two of the parks easier.

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Jul 29, 2019 at 1:23 p.m. FrogBlog Says...

Hi Mike!

As of right now, it looks like the International Gateway stop will be the Epcot stop, so you're correct that you'd either need to enter the park to get to the monorail or opt for a bus or boat from there.

Keep hopping!

Leap

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Jul 26, 2019 at 5:20 a.m. Samantha Says...

Will the Disney Skyliner be free or do you have to have a valid theme park ticket to ride?

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Jul 26, 2019 at 8:55 a.m. FrogBlog Says...

Hi Samantha!

Using the Skyliner will be free, although you'll need valid park admission if you plan to enter the park (the stations drop you off just outside of the park entrances).

Hoppy planning!

Mommy Frog

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Jul 22, 2019 at 3:23 a.m. IVAN Says...

Hey! I'm gonna stay at Comfort Inn Maingate Kissimmee (A disney good neighbour hotel), and I would take the bus to the parks... I want to know if I can take the bus from my hotel to Disney's Art of Animation Resort to take the skyliner to epcot or other park? Or is it just exclusive for disney resorts? (even when I will be at a disney good neighbour hotel)

Thank you (greetings from "the end of the world", Chile!)

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Jul 22, 2019 at 9:25 a.m. FrogBlog Says...

Hi Ivan,

We don't know exact details yet, but we expect that Disney Skyliner will operate like the other free transportation options, such as the buses, monorails and ferry boats, which are open to all Disney World guests regardless of where they're staying.

Keep hopping!

Leap

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Jul 18, 2019 at 3:23 p.m. Ty Says...

I don't believe this line is correct "The gondolas don’t stop, but instead keep moving as they enter and exit the station (similar to the Haunted Mansion ride)." I believe the gondolas disconnect from the cable in the station and stopped where the guest are let off. Then the gondola is pushed to the other side where new guest are let on and then the gondola is reconnected to the wire.

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Aug 31, 2019 at 7:09 p.m. ajaynejr Says...

Normally the gondolas will slow down almost to a stop when entering a station. There are separate lanes for handicapped guests where gondolas can be stopped, or at Riviera Station gondolas can be stopped on the main track if needed.

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Apr 29, 2019 at 8:06 p.m. Rodrigo Says...

Crossing my fingers this opens in early september.

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Apr 27, 2019 at 8:47 a.m. Inka Says...

Why do they call this "Disney's innovative design"? Hong Kong's Ocean park had this gondolla system (to transport between the lower and upper park) for years. I dont remember whether they have airconditioning built in, as their weather conditions are very similar to those of Orlando - very hot and very humid.

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Apr 26, 2019 at 12:45 a.m. AnilDDappa Says...

I suspect once the Skyliner is opened, rates at Pop, Art and Caribbean Beach will go up :/. But apart from the All Star resorts, these three are far south of the action and the Skyliner may boost stays at those places.. ? I've stayed at Pop, Art and All Star Movies, and it felt like it took a WHILE to get to the parks on the buses...

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Apr 17, 2019 at 2:28 a.m. John Says...

I am more concerned about the demolishing of Barbados and Martinique in order to create a new deluxe property. Bad sign removing part of a popular moderate resort..

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Mar 29, 2019 at 12:59 p.m. Sue Says...

What's to prevent people from parking at Caribbean Beach or another resort on the line and taking the Skyliner, and thus avoiding parking fees at EPCOT or Hollywood Studios?

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Mar 29, 2019 at 10:53 a.m. FrogBlog Says...

Hi Sue!

All resorts charge for parking now, unless you have a dining reservation, which they confirm at the gate before admitting you for the length of your dining reservation.

Keep hopping!

Leap

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Apr 27, 2019 at 4:09 p.m. Heather Says...

It's a bit hard for security to screen guests driving up. All a guest has to say is that they're meeting friends for a meal and it can be quite possible they don't know exactly what name the reservation is under. Those people would get waved thru?

On our latest trips in this situation, security only verified that we were staying on-property to wave us thru and didn't bother with the ADR confirmation.

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Mar 28, 2019 at 8:19 p.m. Jimmy Says...

I think Disney is missing the boat on this one. With all their imagineering and technical know how, this should be much more advanced. If I were working as WDW and this idea was brought up, I would say it needs to be resort wide, with automatic switching stations built in. Guest could get their party into a Gondola, and hit the button for the park/hotel/area they wanted to go to, and the system would switch that car along the cables and trough stations to get them there. No stops, no changing lines. It would be the fastest way to get around

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Sep 8, 2019 at 8:29 p.m. Janet Says...

To me what you are suggesting doesn't really make sense as there maybe be several parties in 1 gondola...and chances are they aren't all going to the same place

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Aug 31, 2019 at 7:24 p.m. ajaynejr Says...

Automatic switching to the destination of your choice without getting out and transferring creates additional limitations.

For example for every gondola from elsewhere added to the Hollywood Studios loop at Caribbean Beach, another gondola has to be taken off of the Hollywood Studios Loop and sent back somewhere else. (There could be a slight imbalance but not a big imbalance of gondolas going to and coming from a given destination.

Otherewise you could have problems of gondolas about to arrive at CBR backed up and having to be stopped while things are sorted out and enough space is free on the cable for gondolas to continue on, say, to Hollywood Studios.

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Apr 16, 2019 at 11:18 p.m. Dan Says...

I agree. This is old school when it could have really been something nice.

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Mar 8, 2019 at 9:22 p.m. Jason Says...

Can you take the Skyliner from the hotels to the boardwalk? Looks like the Epcot hub is right outside Epcot by beach club

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Sep 30, 2019 at 10:32 p.m. DVCSSR Says...

Yes you can ride from any one of the resorts listed on the map over to Epcot and then walk over to the Boardwalk area.

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Mar 9, 2019 at 7:19 a.m. FrogBlog Says...

Hi Jason,

The Boardwalk and Boardwalk hotels is not one of the stops.

Keep hopping!

Leap

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Mar 2, 2019 at 12:56 a.m. Ted Says...

I am Wondering, if you Start a Pop Century are you going to have to get off and back on at Caribbean Beach to go to EPCOT or will they have a way to pass you in same cabin directly through?

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Mar 4, 2019 at 9:28 a.m. FrogBlog Says...

Hi Ted!

We'd imagine you'd be able to go straight through to EPCOT from Pop, but no details about the specific routes have been released just yet (only which resorts will be connected to which parks). We'll keep our eyes and ears open!

Keep hopping!

Leap

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Feb 27, 2019 at 7:26 p.m. Pili Says...

Será que para la 1° quincena de septiembre el Disney Skyliner ya estará en funcionamiento?

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Feb 28, 2019 at 3:46 p.m. FrogBlog Says...

Hola Pili!

Disney Skyliner estará operativo en el otoño, pero aún no se ha anunciado una fecha exacta. Seguiremos viendo!

Keep hopping!

Leap

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Dec 15, 2018 at 2:40 p.m. Steve Says...

The Skyline looks cool and I'm sure they'll be worth a special trip now and again for the great views. Unless they connect directly park to park, they'll mostly just be a novelty for those not planning to stay at the selected resorts. Do you know if all trips will go through the Caribbean hub?

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Dec 27, 2018 at 2:01 p.m. FrogBlog Says...

Hi Steve,

With Disney's Caribbean Beach as the hub, it sounds like it will be for the resort hotels. We'll post more details as we know more!

Keep hopping!

Leap

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Nov 30, 2018 at 2:58 a.m. Thomas Bowery Says...

As a ten year service retiree I am always amazed but not surprised. It will always be the Happiest Place On Earth. Walt would be pleased!!!!

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Nov 30, 2018 at 9:50 a.m. FrogBlog Says...

Hi Thomas!

This makes us SO hoppy to hear. We agree, and are glad you're looking forward to the exciting changes coming to Disney World. You may want to check out our What's Coming post for some more exciting announcements!

Hoppy planning!

Mommy Frog

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Oct 18, 2018 at 2:46 p.m. Becky Says...

Does anyone know yet how many people the gondolas will hold at one time? Just curious how many riders each car will be able to accommodate!

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Aug 31, 2019 at 7:29 p.m. ajaynejr Says...

One bench can hold up to 5. So one gondola can handle up to 10 guests with no wheelchairs, or 6 guests one in a wheelchair, or two guests in wheelchairs with nobody else. It would probably be desirable to plan on eight guests per gondola (when there are no wheelchairs) if all adults and not all in the same family or party.

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Oct 22, 2018 at 10:10 a.m. FrogBlog Says...

Hi Becky!

We believe each gondola will hold 10-12 people, but aren't sure yet!

Keep hopping!

Leap

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Oct 17, 2018 at 3:03 a.m. LDSGMA Says...

It isn't really true that the cars will slow down in the turn station in order for people to see the technology - it slows down because the turn station is a transition point between two separate ropeways each driven by a separate prime mover. The station detaches the cars from one ropeway and a mechanism driven by the moving rope slowly moves the car thru the station on a track to the next rope way where it then connects to the next rope and is on its way. Essentially the same thing happens at the stations where people get off - just like on a ski lift.

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Oct 16, 2018 at 2:02 a.m. ARC Nurse Says...

This sounds like a great option for traveling to the parks for people staying at Pop, Art, and Caribbean and should save them some time getting to those two parks. Unfortunately, for those who normally stay at the EPCOT resorts, the rear entrance to EPCOT will no longer be a secret and will now be just about as busy as the front entrance.

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Oct 15, 2018 at 3:29 p.m. Molly Says...

Will everyone who visits the parks be able to use the Skyliner transporation system or do you have to be staying at one of the resort hotels mentioned in the article? =^..^+

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Oct 15, 2018 at 2:38 p.m. FrogBlog Says...

Hi Molly!

As far as we know, the Skyliner will be similar to the monorail and available to all guests!

Keep hopping!

Leap

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Oct 16, 2018 at 12:12 a.m. Molly Says...

Yay! =^..^=

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Oct 2, 2018 at 8:09 p.m. Kathy Says...

Always used to enjoy the monorail. Does Disney not have that anymore? (Can you tell I haven't been in many years).

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Oct 4, 2018 at 5:15 p.m. FrogBlog Says...

Hi Kathy!

Don't worry! The monorail is alive and well ... and still one of our favorite ways to get around Disney World :)

Hoppy planning!

Mommy Frog

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Feb 7, 2018 at 7:45 a.m. Tyler @ thetravelingtoddler.com Says...

Pop century is our go to resort when we go to Disney so we're super excited about this. Unfortunately I'm sure the room rates will go up to match ☹️

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Oct 30, 2018 at 2:43 p.m. Trish Says...

Agreed.

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