Disney World’s Biggest Ride is Averaging Waits Close to 100 Minutes!

By admin May12,2024

Waits increased pretty much across the board at Walt Disney World this week.

Seven Dwarfs Mine Train

The major attractions at the magic Kingdom and EPCOT both saw quantifiable increases in average wait times over the first full week of May. Not to be outdone, Animal Kingdom’s Flight of Passage – the ride with the highest average wait time in the whole resort – leapt up close to 100 minutes.

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Take a look at this week’s average wait times — going from highest to lowest!

Magic Kingdom Wait Times

After seeing decreases last week, the Magic Kingdom’s “Big Four” (Seven Dwarfs Mine Train, Peter Pan’s Flight, Space Mountain, and Jungle Cruise) all saw wait times jump up this week. (NOTE: Since Tron Lightcycle/Run does not currently use a standby queue, it’s not included here.)

Space Mountain

  • Seven Dwarfs Mine Train — 67 minutes
  • Peter Pan’s Flight — 53 minutes
  • Space Mountain — 48 minutes
  • Jungle Cruise — 46 minutes
  • Haunted Mansion — 35 minutes
  • Big Thunder Mountain Railroad — 31 minutes
  • Many Adventures of Winnie the Pooh — 30 minutes

You can hear the song can’t you?

  • Enchanted Tales with Belle — 26 minutes
  • Buzz Lightyear’s Space Ranger Spin — 25 minutes
  • Pirates of the Caribbean — 24 minutes
  • Astro Orbiter — 22 minutes
  • “it’s a small world” — 18 minutes
  • Barnstormer featuring the Great Goofini — 16 minutes


  • Mickey’s PhilharMagic — 15 minutes
  • Liberty Square Riverboat — 14 minutes
  • Dumbo the Flying Elephant — 13 minutes
  • Tomorrowland Speedway — 12 minutes
  • Enchanted Tiki Room — 11 minutes
  • Magic Carpets of Aladdin — 11 minutes
  • Mad Tea Party — 9 minutes
  • Prince Charming Regal Carrousel — 9 minutes

Carousel of Progress

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EPCOT Wait Times

Both Frozen Ever After and Remy’s Ratatouille Adventure both saw increased this week, with the former nearing the 70 minute mark. (NOTE: Guardians of the Galaxy: Cosmic Rewind does not currently use a standby queue, it’s not included here.)

EPCOT’s animatronics

  • Frozen Ever After — 69 minutes
  • Remy’s Ratatouille Adventure — 68 minutes
  • Test Track — 55 minutes
  • Mission: SPACE — 37 minutes
  • Soarin’ — 36 minutes

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  • Turtle Talk with Crush — 15 minutes
  • Spaceship Earth — 14 minutes
  • Journey into Imagination — 12 minutes
  • The Seas with Nemo and Friends — 11 minutes
  • Gran Fiesta Tour — 10 minutes
  • Living with the Land — 10 minutes

Imagination Pavilion

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

Animal Kingdom’s Flight of Passage trained its title of highest average weight time at the resort, increasing to an an average of 95 (!!) minutes, easily clearing the competition. 

Flight of Passage (Yep, it’s in there)

  • Avatar Flight of Passage — 95 minutes
  • Na’vi River Journey — 51 minutes
  • Kali River Rapids — 38 minutes
  • Expedition Everest — 35 minutes

That’s our dino

  • Kilimanjaro Safaris — 34 minutes
  • Dinosaur — 19 minutes
  • It’s Tough to Be a Bug — 10 minutes
  • TriceraTop Spin — 7 minutes
  • The Boneyard — 0 minutes

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Hollywood Studios Wait Times

Slink Dog Dash and Rise of the Resistance continue to duke it out for the title of highest average wait at Hollywood Studios. This week the former feel slightly, while the latter rose to close the gap to a minute. 

Slinky Dog Dash

  • Slinky Dog Dash — 75 minutes
  • Rise of the Resistance — 74 minutes
  • Tower of Terror — 57 minutes

Alien Swirling Saucers

  • Mickey and Minnie’s Runaway Railway — 45 minutes
  • Millennium Falcon: Smugglers Run — 52 minutes
  • Toy Story Mania — 42 minutes
  • Alien Swirling Saucers — 29 minutes

Muppet Vision Entrance

  • Walt Disney Presents — 16 minutes
  • Lightning McQueen’s Racing Academy — 14 minutes
  • Star Tours — 11 minutes
  • Muppet Vision 3D — 10 minutes

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