Transportation and Ticket Center

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Transportation and Ticket Center
Monorail disney3.jpg
Walkway up to the Express Monorail Line Platform
Location4600 World Drive
Bay Lake, Florida
Coordinates28°24′21″N 81°34′46″W / 28.40583°N 81.57944°W / 28.40583; -81.57944Coordinates: 28°24′21″N 81°34′46″W / 28.40583°N 81.57944°W / 28.40583; -81.57944
Owned byWalt Disney World
Line(s)Walt Disney World Monorail System
Platforms3 platforms with Spanish solution
ConnectionsFerry to Magic Kingdom
Local Transit Lynx: #50, #56[1]
Parking12,156 (surface lot)[2]
Disabled accessYes
Preceding station   Walt Disney World Monorail   Following station
One-way operation
Resort Line
Magic Kingdom
continuous loop clockwise
Next clockwise
Next counterclockwise
Express Line
Magic Kingdom
continuous loop counterclockwise
One-way operation
TerminusEpcot Line

The Transportation and Ticket Center (TTC) is an intermodal monorail, ferry, and bus transportation hub on the Walt Disney World Resort. The station serves both the Magic Kingdom and Epcot spurs of the Walt Disney World Monorail System, as well as conventional bus and taxis in the Greater Orlando Region.

Transport to Magic Kingdom[edit]

The Richard F. Irvine ferry in the Seven Seas Lagoon

Magic Kingdom lies more than a mile away from its parking lot, on the opposite side of the man-made Seven Seas Lagoon. Upon arrival, guests are taken by the parking lot trams to the TTC, which sells tickets to the parks and provides transportation connections throughout the resort complex. It also has a small gift shop.

To reach the park, guests use the Walt Disney World Monorail System, the Staten Island Ferry-style ferryboats, Disney Transport buses, or ridesharing company vehicles, depending on the location of their hotel or parking lot.[3][4][5] All guests who are not staying at the resort's hotels must transfer from the parking lot trams to the monorail or the ferry system upon arrival at the TTC, while guests who park in the disability parking area can walk directly to the TTC from their car. However, guests who are staying at any of the resort's hotels have several options:

  • Guests staying at the three hotels closest to Magic Kingdom (Disney's Contemporary Resort, Disney's Polynesian Village Resort, and Disney's Grand Floridian Resort & Spa) can use either the ferry or the monorail system to travel to the Magic Kingdom. In addition, there are walking paths from the Contemporary and Grand Floridian resorts to the Magic Kingdom.
  • Guests staying at Disney's Wilderness Lodge and Disney's Fort Wilderness Campground can ride a dedicated ferry boat to the Magic Kingdom docks.
  • Guests staying at Shades of Green may take a walking path to the Polynesian Village Resort and use the aforementioned options, or take a bus to the TTC and transfer there.
  • Guests staying at the other hotels may take buses or rideshare vehicles to travel to the park; however, guests taking rideshare vehicles must transfer at the TTC or walk to the park from the Contemporary Resort, as rideshare vehicles cannot use the park's bus loops.

The main monorail loop has two lanes. The outer lane is a direct nonstop loop between the TTC and Magic Kingdom (called the Express Line), while the inner loop has additional stops at Disney's Contemporary Resort, Disney's Polynesian Resort, and Disney's Grand Floridian Resort & Spa (called the Resort Line). Epcot is accessible by a spur monorail line that was added upon that park's opening in 1982.

The parking lot at the TTC is organized as follows:

Row No. Name (2011–present) Name (1971–2011) Location
100-109 Woody Chip & Dale  Heroes 
110-126 Simba Pluto  Heroes 
127-146 Mulan Daisy  Heroes 
200-208 Aladdin Minnie  Heroes 
209-225 Peter Pan Goofy  Heroes 
226-237 Rapunzel Donald  Heroes 
N/A Disabled access Handicapped-accessible parking  Villains 
304-311 Jafar Sleepy  Villains 
312-328 Hook Happy  Villains 
329-340 Ursula Sneezy  Villains 
400-409 Zurg Dopey  Villains 
410-426 Scar Grumpy  Villains 
427-436 Cruella Bashful  Villains 

Former bus service[edit]

Prior to December 2013, buses to and from Disney's Animal Kingdom and Disney's Hollywood Studios operated out of TTC instead of the Magic Kingdom bus stop. With the addition of a third bus loop at the Magic Kingdom, these buses moved to the Magic Kingdom and left the TTC without any regular Disney Transport bus routes.[6][7]

In addition, prior to the Magic Kingdom's bus stop being built in the late 1980s/early 1990s, buses also traveled to several other Walt Disney World resorts, including Fort Wilderness, Disney Institute, Swan and Dolphin, and Caribbean Beach, among others. Buses also served Downtown Disney, Fort Wilderness, and Wilderness Lodge in the past as well.[citation needed]

See also[edit]


  1. ^ "Disney Area" (PDF). Lynx. Retrieved October 30, 2019.
  2. ^ "Facts". Retrieved 28 January 2016.
  3. ^ "Disney Monorail Transportation – official website". Walt Disney Parks and Resorts. Archived from the original on August 24, 2018. Retrieved May 24, 2019.
  4. ^ "Disney Water Transportation – official website". Walt Disney Parks and Resorts. Archived from the original on March 23, 2019. Retrieved May 24, 2019.
  5. ^ "Disney Bus Transportation – official website". Walt Disney Parks and Resorts. Archived from the original on October 31, 2018. Retrieved May 24, 2019.
  6. ^ "The Magic Kingdom's new bus stop loop opens on Sunday". Walt Disney World.
  7. ^ "Walt Disney World Transportation Map in Metro Style". WDW Focus.