Walt Disney World Resort Transportation to Be Temporarily Suspended Starting March 18 Due to Coronavirus (COVID-19) Pandemic Concerns

The Walt Disney World Resort has updated the list of transportation options will be available to Guests staying on property now that all theme parks and water parks have closed due to the Coronavirus pandemic. However, due to the newly-announced Disney Springs closure on March 17 and the subsequent resort closure on March 20, it has been announced that all Walt Disney World Resort transportation will be temporarily suspended starting the morning of Wednesday, March 18.

Until then, the following transportation options are available:

Bus Transportation:

  • All Resorts will have bus transportation to Disney Springs as normally scheduled.
  • Resort-to-Resort bus service will operate every 30 minutes from 6:30 AM to 11:00 PM.
  • Guest can request the Resort they would like to visit with the Bus Driver.

Minnie Van:

  • Any existing reservations made prior to March 16 and beyond will be honored.
  • No new reservations will be accepted until the end of the month.

Disney Skyliner:

  • Closed


  • The Resort loop will be running from 7:00 a.m.-11:00 p.m., stopping at all three resorts.
  • The Resort loop, however, will not stop at the Transportation and Ticket Center or Magic Kingdom.
  • The Epcot loop will not be operational.
  • The Magic Kingdom loop will not be operational.

Watercraft Operations:

  • Closed

All Walt Disney World Resort transportation is set to be suspended through the end of the month, although due to new CDC guidelines, the closure may last much longer than that. Disney’s Magical Express will continue to transport resort guests to the Orlando International Airport (MCO) through the last day of resort operations on Friday, March 20.

We’ll be keeping our eyes on developments here in Florida and in California, as well as in Paris, and Tokyo, Shanghai, and Hong Kong regarding the COVID-19 outbreak’s effect on Disney Parks operations and beyond. For all of the latest Coronavirus-related Disney Parks news throughout the ongoing pandemic, continue to check here.