AoA questions (Buses, distances etc)

Discussion in 'Disney Resorts' started by Amstar, Nov 17, 2012.

  1. Amstar

    Amstar Mouseketeer

    Feb 20, 2011
    Does AoA still have their own dedicated bus service?

    From the LM rooms is it a long walk to the buses, food, etc?

    What are some good rooms to ask for in the LM section

  2. Donald Fan 2005

    Donald Fan 2005 Mouseketeer

    Jan 22, 2008
    We visited AoA yesterday and yes the LM wing is a long distance from the main pool and food locations. Don't know about their own bus service because I didn't notice this while we were walking around. Curios to hear about this resort because thinking about staying there. NExt fall.
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  4. msmith07101

    msmith07101 DIS Veteran

    Feb 21, 2009
    Yes, they have their own bus. We are at Pop, but my sister is at AoA, so we have used the bus a few times.
  5. amomma23

    amomma23 DIS Veteran

    Apr 24, 2012
    They do have their own busses. We stayed in Little Mermaid and didn't think the walk was bad. King Tritan and Ursula's building are closer to Animation Hall/busses than Ariel. For quickest walk to bus I'd go with Tritan and walk the path between the building and parking lot all the way to the bus, not going through Animation Hall.
  6. JennyDrake

    JennyDrake Darkwing Duck's Biggest Fan

    Aug 8, 2000
    I was there in OCtober. As PPers have said, yes to the own buses.

    I am a runner and _I_ thought it was quite the hike from LM to food court or buses. (We were in Triton.) So much so that I never used the refillable mugs other than meals. I WISH I had measured, but my best guess is 1/4 to 1/3 mile, one way.
  7. primrosea

    primrosea Mouseketeer

    Aug 11, 2011
    We just got back from a 2 week trip and stayed in the LM rooms building 9 (Triton) third floor. We did tno find the walk to the food court much longer than the one we had when we stayed at POR. The only time it really seemed long was when you were coming back from the Big Blue Pool and the wind would blow at you and make you much colder. The wind through the LK area was pretty intense sometimes. The scenery is so nice that we found ourselves enjoying the walk to and from the main area and even did the walk to Pop almost daily to eat at their food court.

    We had a pool facing room even though we asked for a lake or grass facing one but did not notice the noise at all. We felt that it was a very quiet resort and we all slept great.

    They do have their own bises and liked being able to jump on the AoA bus or the Pop bus to come back (whichever came first). Between these two resorts we never waited more than 5 minutes for a bus, even after the Halloween party.
  8. disneydreamfan14

    disneydreamfan14 See Ya Real Soon!

    Apr 4, 2011
    AoA does have its own buses. The lines are usually fine as buses are maybe 5 minutes in between each other for each park (10:00 bus leaves to MK, 10:05 new bus for MK arrives) was our experience.

    LM is not as far as many make it seem. Triton building is the closest, then Ursula, farthest Ariel. 5 minute walk if you walk slow, 2 minute if youre fast.

    Coming back from the parks, buses are usually lining up right after each other (once again, our experience). If you are lucky enough to have a POP bus filling up with a short line and an AoA bus is no where in sight, take the POP bus. The walk from POP to LM is worth it instead of waiting around for an AoA bus. Maybe a 10 minute walk at most (as I said, depends on your speed) back to LM.

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