Driving from park to park

Discussion in 'Transportation' started by sdteacher, Jan 1, 2009.

  1. sdteacher

    sdteacher Mouseketeer

    Sep 27, 2008
    We are renting a car during our week long stay at DW and are staying at the AKL. We will take the bus to MK - but when going to the other parks is it easier to take the bus or drive our rental car. Or are there some parks we should drive to and others you'd recommend just taking Disney transportation. Thanks
  2. kaytieeldr

    kaytieeldr Post hoc, ergo propter hoc

    Jun 11, 2005
    I take the bus, but then I commute daily in ridiculous traffic I loathe. I like my vacation to really BE a vacation. When I have a car, I only use it to go offsite.

    You will probably be happier driving to the other three parks - especially since you've already conceded :teeth: that Disney transportation is the best way to access the Magic Kingdom.
  3. OKW Lover

    OKW Lover Retired and living 2 miles from The Castle. DIS Lifetime Sponsor

    Apr 29, 2004
    We prefer to drive (except to the MK as you have noted). I enjoy driving so its not a chore. :drive:

    And my car goes exactly when I'm ready to go, the temperature is adjusted to my liking, the radio is playing my tunes, and the person next to me didn't have beans for lunch. :car:
  4. tinkerbell60

    tinkerbell60 DIS Veteran

    Mar 14, 2004
    When we have a car there, we usually drive to the parks, even MK. We find it more pleasant to take the tram to the parking lot and get in a car rather than the longer walk to the bus stops on already tired feet. You do not have to worry about "just missing" the bus or having to stand on the bus. The trams pick you up close to the park exit. We have not found the traffic to be a problem, and we were there at Easter last year.
  5. rwdavis2

    rwdavis2 DIS Veteran

    Oct 2, 2007
    IMHO, driving is the best/quickest way. The last time we stayed at WL the only time we used Disney transportation was the boat to MK.

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