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  • On Jun 9, 2010
    Victoria from IN Asked

    We are driving to Disney, arriving on Sun. Sept. 12. We have reservations at Crystal Palace at 3:30. What time should we arrive so we have enough time to check in and get to Magic Kingdom before 3:30? How long does the check in process take?

    Hi Victoria - theoretically, check-in should be a relatively quick process, but that always depends on the crowds at any given time.  Doing online check-in can definitely make things easier, because your packet will be all ready for you when you arrive.  If your room isn't ready, you can give your bags to bell service to hold for you while you visit the parks. 

    I'm not sure where you are staying, so I can't give you a good estimate for how long it will take to get to the Magic Kingdom, but if you need to take a bus, you should leave at least an hour, or even ninety minutes, to catch the bus, get to the front gate, go through bag check, and enter through the turnstiles. 

    I'd probably plan to arrive between 1pm and 1:30pm.

    Have a great vacation!

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My name is Jodi from Massachusetts.  I am married with 2 children and work as a writer and consultant. I really look forward to helping parents everywhere plan a vacation within their budget that will truly create lifelong memories. Learn More About Jodi

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