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Old 01-29-2013, 10:30 PM   #1
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What time to be in parking lot at MK?

We are driving and have an ADR in MK this Friday at 8:05am and park opens at 9am. We are very excited but since this is our first visit, what time should we be in the parking lot in the morning?? We know we will then have to take monorail or ferry, are these running early or what time do they start? We just have no time concept. Thank you!
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We are driving and have an

ADR in MK this Friday at 8:05am and

park opens at 9am. We are very excited but since this is our first visit,

1- what time should we be in the parking lot in the morning?? We know we will then have to take

monorail or ferry,

2- are these running early or what time do they start? We just have no time concept. Thank you!
1- 7:15AM. (That's actually a bit "too early" but it's better to err on the cautious side.)

2- Take the Resort Monorail which also stops at MK.
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We are driving and have an ADR in MK this Friday at 8:05am and park opens at 9am. We are very excited but since this is our first visit, what time should we be in the parking lot in the morning?? We know we will then have to take monorail or ferry, are these running early or what time do they start? We just have no time concept. Thank you!
I'd try and be parking by 7:15am, no later then 7:30am. You will need to take the monorail or boat over to MK and many people have be arriving early and have early ADR's. Both will be running, so you can pick which one you'd prefer or which is less busy.
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You will need to take the monorail or boat over to MK and many people have be arriving early and have early ADR's. Both will be running, so you can pick which one you'd prefer or which is less busy.
At 7:15, on a day the MK does not open until 9AM it is unlikely the ferry boats will be running yet.
The MK Express Monorail might be running, but I'm not so sure.

That leaves the Resort Monorail that is, for sure, in operation at that time of day.
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At 7:15, on a day the MK does not open until 9AM it is unlikely the ferry boats will be running yet.
The MK Express Monorail might be running, but I'm not so sure.

That leaves the Resort Monorail that is, for sure, in operation at that time of day.
We caught the ferry to our 8:05am ADR at Crystal Palace last February And MK didn't open until 9am. We're rarely at MK that early, we never do rope drop.

The resort monorail will absolutely be running, as Robo said.
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