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Old 07-27-2014, 12:04 PM   #1
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We have a 8:20 Bfast at Crystal Palace next week. What is the best method of getting to the MK before Bfast since the monorail is not running till 8:30?? Bus, ferry? Walk to TTC? How much time should we a lot for travel time?
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Old 07-27-2014, 12:08 PM   #2
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When we stayed at the Poly (Hawaii Longhouse), it was for the convenience of transportation. Walk towards the Ferry and see if you can see it coming, or being loaded. If so, grab the Ferry. If not, continue to TTC and grab a bus. The Ferry loading dock is on the way to TTC walkway.

As far as travel time, it depends on the time of year and the crowd capacity...I would say 30 min. would be plenty during normal travel times...

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Old 07-27-2014, 01:17 PM   #3
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How early does the ferry start shuttling? What stops does it make? Also, what is the benefit of walking to the TTC for a bus vs the bus at the Poly?
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Old 07-27-2014, 04:09 PM   #4
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The ferries begin operating 30 minutes prior to park opening including Extra Magic Hours. For example, if there are Morning Extra Magic Hours beginning at 8:00am, ferries take their first trip from the TTC to MK at 7:30am. I believe the Ferry goes direct to MK from the Poly.

Depending upon where your room is located, that will determine if you are closer to the Ceremonial House or the Lake.
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Old 07-27-2014, 11:37 PM   #5
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I posted this on the Poly too so hope I am not being to redundant. I'm thinking this out for our 8:20 am ressie at Crystal Palace and if the park opens at 9 and the water shuttle and ferry opens 30 min prior to opening, then none of those will be a good option for us. And busses only start an hour prior to opening which is 8:00. That seems like it would be really pushing it to get on a bus and 8 and have checked in to eat by 8:20. The monorail won't run till 8:30. So, what should I do?!!
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Is the boat not running??

Bus?

http://www.wdwinfo.com/transportation/bus_schedules.htm

"... In general, buses run 60-90 minutes before park opening and 60-90 minutes after park closing."
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Oh for that long awaited, drawbridge related, walking path from the GF to the MK.
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Is the boat not running?? Bus? http://www.wdwinfo.com/transportation/bus_schedules.htm "... In general, buses run 60-90 minutes before park opening and 60-90 minutes after park closing."
My issue is that the park opens at 9. My Bfast is at 8:20. I need to know...does the Poly bus start running 90 min or 60 min before the 9am opening...makes a huge difference. I'm not sure that if the bus starts running at 8am that it will allow us to be at Crystal Palace 20 min later. Now, if it starts at 7:30 then maybe.

How do I find out what is correct??
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Try not to worry. If restaurants are open, then Disney will be providing transportation for its guests.

I read on this thread that buses at the monorail resorts will run beginning at 7am http://www.disboards.com/showthread....t#post51880374
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Similar question(s)....are the buses lined up at 7:00 am at the TTC?

Asking if you have better odds catching an early bus at the TTC, rather than waiting at the bus stop in front of the Poly?
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