Port Orleans to Contemporary during marathon

Necroking

Earning My Ears
Joined
Jan 13, 2019
Staying at POR and going to Chef Mickey on February 24th. Ive read the walkway from MK to CR will be closed that morning. What would be my quickest option without having to get a Lyft?
 

Karl66

"It's kind of fun to do the impossible."
Joined
Aug 29, 2011
You could take the monorail from MK to CR.
 

AZMermaid

DIS Veteran
Joined
Oct 28, 2006
You could take the monorail from MK to CR.
Agreed- that’d be the way to do it.

Beware, MK busses are notoriously slow on half marathon mornings. I read yesterday (during half marathon that takes same route as the Feb race) about people being stuck in traffic for 45 min or more. My guess is even Lyft would have the same issue. So I’d either allow plenty of time... add at least an hour to your transport time... or I’d switch to another day or dinner. If you do leave early and it was quick and easy, you can cheer the runners a bit before breakfast as they enter MK!
 
  • Necroking

    Earning My Ears
    Joined
    Jan 13, 2019
    So do you think this route would be quicker than taking a bus to disney springs and then another bus right to the Contemporary?
     

    AZMermaid

    DIS Veteran
    Joined
    Oct 28, 2006
    What time is your reservation? Disney springs buses start running mid morning... around 9 or so.

    But, yes, i still think the monorail is the way to go
     

    GADisneyDad14

    TPAS Moderator
    Moderator
    Joined
    Jul 3, 2014
    For the Princess Half Marathon (assuming the same course route is used this year as last year) buses from all resorts go to the TTC - NOT the MK bus plaza - until runners are cleared of that section of the course (I was in MK last year when the last runners went by on Main Street, which was about 8:30am).

    So depending on your timing, your bus from POR to MK will likely go to the TTC. If so, take the resort monorail around to CR.

    A word of advice, build in plenty of extra time that morning. It all depends on your timing and what's going on between points A and B, but it can be slow going getting around certain parts of WDW that morning.
     
  • Connect

    Disney News and Updates

    Daily Updates and News




    Top