Can anyone tell me fastest way to get to Epcot...

Discussion in 'Disney World Tips' started by mommy22pumpkins, Jun 22, 2007.

  1. mommy22pumpkins

    mommy22pumpkins Mouseketeer

    May 17, 2007
    Hello...this is a question for all you disney experts...we have a ressie for Coral Reef at 4 o'clock one day...what is the best strategy for getting to Epcot as fast as possible just to eat in one of the restaurants?
    We are staying at Pop Century...I just thought maybe we could catch a cab to BWV or YC or BC resort and foot it over from there rather than from the front entrance...does this make any sense? Or should we just bus it over there and walk through the whole future world to get there?

    thanks very much,

    Danielle :flower3:
  2. JanB

    JanB DIS Veteran

    Mar 12, 2000
    Coral Reef is in FutureWorld and is closer to the front entrance of EPCOT than it is to the back entrance. You'd have a much longer walk from BWV or YC/BC than you would from the front park entrance.

    If cabs are allowed entrance through the parking lot booths (I imagine that they are, but I've never done cabs -- we always have our car), then you could take a cab from Pop Century directly to the front entrance of EPCOT. You could verify with Guest Services at your resort concerning where the cab can drop you off.

    Not the case for Coral Reef -- But if you have a ressie in a dining location in World Showcase in EPCOT, then possibly taking a cab to Beach Club would drop you off closer. Depends on WHERE in World Showcase. If you're going, for example, to Mexico -- then it may not really matter whether you're walking from Beach Club or whether you're walking from the front park entrance.
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  4. CarnotaurDad

    CarnotaurDad DIS Veteran

    May 5, 2003
    I don't see much of an advantage of taking the cab vs. the Disney Transportation, unless you know you are going to be running late for some reason.

    Save the money and plan ahead and take the bus to Epcot. As mentioned by JanB, Coral Reef is closer to the front entrance than the International Gateway entrance near BC.
  5. pepe of ohio

    pepe of ohio DIS Veteran

    Jul 5, 2001
    I do hope you know you'll need to use a ticket to enter EPCOT unless it was your park pick for the day or you have hoppers.
  6. william4192

    william4192 Mouseketeer

    Jan 3, 2007
    I'd walk from MGM which is next to pop (right?)
  7. mom2of2

    mom2of2 DIS Veteran

    Sep 6, 2002

    looks that way on a map but no,it's not right next to it.

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