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The Walt Disney World Resort provides complimentary to almost every destination on the property. Disney’s Art of Animation Resort does not share services with any other resort.  Check with your resort concierge desk for more information, and please check our Transportation Accessibility Guide for any concerns.



Magic Kingdom and Animal Kingdom:

Take appropriately marked bus directly to the park.

Epcot and Hollywood Studios:

Take the Skyliner to Caribbean Beach Resort, then switch to the line for the appropriate park.  Buses may be available on a limited schedule.

Disney Springs Area:

Take the bus for Art of Animation to Disney Springs.

Blizzard Beach Water Park:

Take the bus marked for Animal Kingdom and transfer to the bus stop marked for Blizzard Beach. (Transfer required.)

Typhoon Lagoon Water Park:

Take the bus marked Disney Springs/Typhoon Lagoon.


*Check park hours as alternative routes may be required due to art of animation bus schedule.*


Transportation to other Disney Resort hotels for dining experiences and dinner shows may require extra steps.  Not all transportation options run between resorts, so travel to the nearest park and transfer to another mode is necessary.  The recommended steps are below:


Take the bus from to Magic Kingdom, then take the Resort Monorail or walk to the Contemporary.

Polynesian and Grand Floridian:

Take the bus to Magic Kingdom, then take the Resort Monorail or Gold Flag water taxi to your resort.  (ECVs cannot board The Gold Flag line.  Use the Resort Monorail.)


Boardwalk Inn, Yacht Club, Beach Club, Swan, & Dolphin:

Take the Skyliner to Epcot and walk to the resort or take the bus to Animal Kingdom or Disney Springs and transfer to the bus for the resort of your choice.

Fort Wilderness Campground:

Take the bus to Magic Kingdom, then take the Green Flag water taxi to the Campground.

Wilderness Lodge:

Take the bus to Magic Kingdom, then take Red Flag water taxi to Wilderness Lodge.

Caribbean Beach, Pop Century, & Riviera:

Take the Skyliner to the connected resort.

All other Resorts:

Take the bus to Animal Kingdom Park (or Disney Springs if after hours) and then transfer to the bus for the resort of your choice.


*Some transportation options may be affected by inclement weather so check with Cast Members for alternate options.*


Taxi Service – Mears Taxi is the preferred taxi service of Walt Disney World, and provides service to all locations within Walt Disney World, as well as off-property.  They can be reached at (407) 699-9999.

Minnie Van Service – Minnie Vans are available to and from each resort, park, and Disney Springs for transportation to any Disney property location.  See the tip page on Minnie Vans for more information.

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