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  • On Jan 8, 2017
    Susan from NC Asked

    Planning first trip to Disneyland. How do I get from airport to Disney hotel? Is there anything like Magical Express in Disney World? If not, is there a cost involved?

    Hello, Susan! Hooray! I'm thrilled that you are visiting the Disneyland Resort for the first time! I know you are going to enjoy the close proximity of the parks, Downtown Disney District, and the Disneyland Resort Hotels. Plus, the history at Disneyland Park is really magical - after all, this is where you can "walk where Walt walked."

    To get to your Disneyland Resort Hotel from John Wayne Airport (SNA) or Los Angeles International Airport (LAX), you can take the Disneyland Resort Express. However, it is operated by Southern California GrayLine and there is a fee involved. I have taken the Disneyland Resort Express from John Wayne Airport on several occasions and have really appreciated the convenience. Reservations are recommended for the Disneyland Resort Express, but not required. Taxis, Uber, and other shuttles are also available for transport to and from the airport.

    My best tip for people traveling to the Disneyland Resort for the first time is to download the Disneyland Mobile App. It works similarly to the My Disney Experience app that you are probably familiar with from the Walt Disney World Resort. You can look up attraction wait times, FASTPASS distribution return times, find your favorite characters, and even use the map view to help you get around the parks.

    I hope you have a wonderful time at the Disneyland Resort. See ya real soon!

    -Linda M.

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Meet the Panelist: Linda, Colorado

Hi there! I'm Linda from Colorado. The Disneyland Resort has always held a special place in my heart and now I enjoy Disney Parks vacations with my own family at least once a year. I am married to my high school sweetheart and we have a wonderfully silly daughter together. I love sharing my Disney Parks knowledge with anyone and everyone and I'm so excited to help you plan your next Disneyland Resort adventure! Learn More About Linda

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