A Magic Kingdom Ride Had the Longest Average Wait Time in Disney World This Week!

We’re ending a busier February than we expected to find in Disney World before those Spring Break crowds head to the parks!

Expedition Everest

And, if you are wondering what the crowds were like, we’re taking a look at the average wait times we spotted in Disney World over this past week!

Magic Kingdom

There weren’t too many changes in the wait times in the Magic Kingdom from last week. Many of the attractions sat above a 20 minute wait at places like Many Adventures of Winnie the Pooh with 24 minutes and Astro Orbiter with 37 minutes.

The Many Adventures of Winnie the Pooh

But, the highest waits were at popular attractions like Splash Mountain with 56 minutes and the Seven Dwarfs Mine Train with 73 minutes again!

Mine Train

Carousel of Progress: 11 minutes
Dumbo the Flying Elephant: 17 minutes
Magic Carpets of Aladdin: 17 minutes
Mad Tea Party: 16 minutes
Tomorrowland Speedway: 15 minutes
Barnstormer featuring the Great Goofini: 23 minutes
Under the Sea – Journey of the Little Mermaid: 20 minutes
Many Adventures of Winnie the Pooh: 24 minutes
Mickey’s PhilharMagic: 24 minutes
Haunted Mansion: 22 minutes
Buzz Lightyear’s Space Ranger Spin: 36 minutes
Prince Charming Regal Carrousel: 39 minutes
Astro Orbiter: 37 minutes
Peter Pan’s Flight: 36 minutes
it’s a small world: 39 minutes
Space Mountain: 44 minutes
Jungle Cruise: 39 minutes
Pirates of the Caribbean: 52 minutes
Big Thunder Mountain Railroad: 50 minutes
Splash Mountain: 56 minutes
Seven Dwarfs Mine Train: 73 minutes
Tom Sawyer Island: 29 minutes
Liberty Square Riverboat: 4 minutes

Disney’s Hollywood Studios

Disney’s Hollywood Studios was a VERY busy place to be this past week! The lowest waits were at Muppet Vision 3D with 28 minutes and Lightning McQueen’s Racing Academy with 29 minutes

Lightning McQueen’s Racing Academy

…while the highest waits were at Slinky Dog Dash with 65 minutes and Twilight Zone Tower of Terror with 68 minutes.

Tower of Terror

Lightning McQueen’s Racing Academy: 29 minutes
Muppet Vision 3D: 28 minutes
Alien Swirling Saucers: 29 minutes
Star Tours – The Adventures Continue: 35 minutes
Toy Story Mania: 34 minutes
Rock ‘n’ Roller Coaster featuring Aerosmith: 42 minutes
Millennium Falcon: Smugglers Run: 58 minutes
Twilight Zone Tower of Terror: 68 minutes
Slinky Dog Dash: 65 minutes
Mickey and Minnie’s Runaway Railway: 49 minutes


EPCOT had relatively normal average waits recently with the low end being at Living with the Land with 8 minutes and the higher end sitting at 43 minutes at Soarin’.

Living With the Land

The biggest surprise was that Test Track dropped from waits over 70 minutes from last week to only 58 minutes this week.

Test Track

The Seas with Nemo and Friends: 11 minutes
Gran Fiesta Tour: 11 minutes
Living with the Land: 8 minutes
Journey into Imagination: 16 minutes
Spaceship Earth: 20 minutes
Mission: SPACE: 33 minutes
Soarin’: 43 minutes
Frozen Ever After: 36 minutes
Test Track: 58 minutes

Disney’s Animal Kingdom

Although it’s not a shocker that spots like the Na’vi River Journey had a 69 minute wait and Avatar Flight of Passage had a 60 minute wait


…it was a bit of a surprise that It’s Tough to Be a Bug, Kilimanjaro Safaris, and Dinosaur all had waits higher than Expedition Everest, which only averaged at 18 minutes.


TriceraTop Spin: 6 minutes
It’s Tough to Be a Bug: 20 minutes
Kilimanjaro Safaris: 30 minutes
Dinosaur: 36 minutes
Expedition Everest: 18 minutes
Na’vi River Journey: 69 minutes
Avatar Flight of Passage: 60 minutes

As we continue to make our way around the parks, we’ll be sure to give you a look at everything happening in Disney World soon!

What’s your favorite ride in Disney World? 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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2 Replies to “A Magic Kingdom Ride Had the Longest Average Wait Time in Disney World This Week!”

  1. oh i wish dinning & fass passes would be availible soon..i’m so excited for my next adventure to disney world..is there any contest .

  2. I have been going to Disney World since 1972. I love Disney World. I have had annual passes many times. Let me know when we can get annual passes again. We must have fast passes also. We are old in years, but love Disney.