What Ride Had the LONGEST Average Wait Time in Disney World This Week?

One week down, only two to go until Christmas, everyone! We can’t wait to continue experiencing all the fun happening around the parks and resorts throughout the holiday season!

Magic Kingdom

While you update you daily on the crowds and queues you can expect in Disney World, we’re also giving you a look at what the full week has been in each of the four parks.

Magic Kingdom

Over in the the Magic Kingdom, some of the most popular attractions had varying wait times throughout this past December week. The Seven Dwarfs Mine Train saw an average of 65 minutes with the Big Thunder Mountain Railroad placed at 47 minutes.

Seven Dwarfs Mine Train

Take a look at the wait times on December 6th here!

While we saw the queue for Peter Pan’s Flight extend into the Columbia Harbour House today, the waits have sat around 31 minutes with Space Mountain at 37 minutes.

Space Mountain
  • Barnstormer: 19 minutes
  • Under the Sea: 22 minutes
  • Seven Dwarfs Mine Train: 65 minutes
  • Astro Orbiter: 31 minutes
  • Big Thunder Mountain: 47 minutes
  • Buzz Lightyear Space Ranger Spin: 30 minutes
  • Prince Charming Regal Carrousel: 36 minutes
  • Dumbo: 12 minutes
  • it’s a small world: 34 minutes
  • Jungle Cruise: 40 minutes
  • Mad Tea Party: 12 minutes
  • PhilharMagic: 23 minutes
  • Peter Pan’s Flight: 31 minutes
  • Pirates of the Caribbean: 41 minutes
  • Space Mountain: 37 minutes
  • Splash Mountain: 31 minutes
  • Haunted Mansion: 23 minutes
  • Magic Carpets of Aladdin: 12 minutes
  • Many Adventures of Winnie the Pooh: 23 minutes
  • Tomorrowland Speedway: 13 minutes
  • Carousel of Progress: 12 minutes

Take a look at the wait times on December 7th here!


Many fans have been excited to head back to EPCOT for the Festival of the Holidays recently. But, the rides are seeing quite the number of visitors with averages of 78 minutes at Frozen Ever After, 38 minutes at Soarin,’ 28 minutes at Mission: SPACE, and 60 minutes at Test Track.

Mission: SPACE
  • The Seas with Nemo and Friends: 9 minutes
  • Frozen Ever After: 78 minutes
  • Soarin’: 38 minutes
  • Gran Fiesta Tour: 10 minutes
  • Journey into Imagination: 16 minutes
  • Living with the Land: 14 minutes
  • Mission: SPACE: 28 minutes
  • Test Track: 60 minutes
  • Spaceship Earth: 21 minutes

Take a look at the wait times on December 8th here!

Disney’s Animal Kingdom

Disney’s Animal Kingdom is seeing some crowds as well with guests waiting in lines at the Na’vi River Journey for 55 minutes, Avatar Flight of Passage for 66 minutes, Dinosaur for 33 minutes, and Kilimanjaro Safaris for 27 minutes.

Flight of Passage Queue 8
Ride vehicles of the Flight of Passage in Pandora – World of Avatar at Disney’s Animal Kingdom in Walt Disney World
  • Na’vi River Journey: 55 minutes
  • Flight of Passage: 66 minutes
  • Expedition Everest: 31 minutes
  • Dinosaur: 33 minutes
  • It’s Tough to Be a Bug: 20 minutes
  • Kali River Rapids: 12 minutes
  • Kilimanjaro Safaris: 27 minutes
  • TriceraTop Spin: 6 minutes

Take a look at the wait times on December 9th here!

Disney’s Hollywood Studios

Crowds are pretty busy in Disney’s Hollywood Studios with Toy Story Land seeing a lot of visitors over at Slinky Dog Dash with a wait of 65 minutes and Toy Story Mania at 24 minutes.

Slinky Dog Dash Queue

Take a look at the wait times on December 10th here!

Throughout the rest of the park, there were longer lines at places like Mickey and Minnie’s Runaway Railway at 47 minutes and Millennium Falcon: Smugglers Run at 51 minutes.

Star Wars: Galaxy’s Edge
  • Slinky Dog Dash: 65 minutes
  • Alien Swirling Saucers: 24 minutes
  • Mickey and Minnie’s Runaway Railway: 47 minutes
  • Millennium Falcon: Smugglers Run: 51 minutes
  • Lightning McQueen’s Racing Academy: 26 minutes
  • Toy Story Mania: 24 minutes
  • Muppet Vision 3D: 24 minutes
  • Rock ‘n’ Roller Coaster: 47 minutes
  • Star Tours: 25 minutes
  • Tower of Terror: 51 minutes

Take a look at the wait times on December 11th here!

As we get closer to the holidays, we’ll be sure to give you a look at the waits you can find during December!

Check out the Disney Park Pass availability for the upcoming holidays in Disney World!

Will you be heading to Disney World during Christmas or New Year’s? Let us know in the comments below!

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Rachel Franko has been going to Disney Parks since she was a baby, and her love of Disney has only grown into a SLIGHT obsession since! She's been writing for AllEars since 2019 and loves sharing the magic with all the readers. When she's not writing, you can catch her heading to Disney and Universal Studios with a heart full of dreams and a backpack full of themed ears!

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