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Old 06-12-2012, 07:19 PM   #1
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How long are FastPass lines?

When someone grabs a FP and goes back during the designated time, how long does the FP line typically move?
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Old 06-12-2012, 07:25 PM   #2
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It varies by attraction. The Fastpass line itself should be very minimal wait when things are working smoothly - no more than a ride cycle in general.

However, not every Fastpass line leads right to the meat of the attraction, but join with the standby line at a point earlier on in to a single line leading to the loading area. TSM is a prime example - the lines merge before heading to the staircase that takes you up and over the track and down to the platform. It can still be a wait after the merge.
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Old 06-12-2012, 07:25 PM   #3
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maybe 20 minutes or less
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It varies by attraction. The Fastpass line itself should be very minimal wait when things are working smoothly - no more than a ride cycle in general.

However, not every Fastpass line leads right to the meat of the attraction, but join with the standby line at a point earlier on in to a single line leading to the loading area. TSM is a prime example - the lines merge before heading to the staircase that takes you up and over the track and down to the platform. It can still be a wait after the merge.
And Soarin' is another. I think a 10m-15m wait there with FPs is typical.
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Old 06-12-2012, 08:43 PM   #5
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ALOT quicker than the stand-by line
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ALOT quicker than the stand-by line
What is the standby line? Is that the regular line?
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What is the standby line? Is that the regular line?
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A smaller percentage of time then the stand-by line.

Don't expect all of them to be 5-10 minutes... especially if the stand-by time is really high. In my experience, I would say up to 20 minutes has been normal.
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Old 06-12-2012, 08:53 PM   #9
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Depends on who you ask. We were there recently and the FP lines were not long at all. We were very happy, some others have told different accounts.
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Old 06-12-2012, 09:29 PM   #10
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It really depends. My absolute longest wait was 30 minutes for a return on Kali River Rapids last week. My shortest have been absolute walk-ons (as quick as you can walk the line to the ride vehicle. Buzz Lightyear often fits this category.)

The average of 5-10 minutes is about right.
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We've never waited more than 15-20 minutes for any attraction with a FastPASS
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Most of the time it's a very short wait. The only time I've personally experienced anything longer than 15 minutes is for Soarin, but it could have been a case of bad timing.
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