Two Thrilling Rides Tied for the Highest Wait Times in Disney World This Week!

It’s been a bit of a wild week of news as Disneyland reopened in California and the Disney Cruise Line gave a sneak peek inside the Wish.

Slinky Dog Dash

But, we’ve still been spending plenty of time in Disney World to hop on our favorite attractions! And, we’re breaking down what the average wait times were like in Disney World this past week!

Magic Kingdom

Many of Magic Kingdom’s attractions saw a drop in wait times compared to last week with a few of the biggest decreases happening at Buzz Lightyear’s Space Ranger Spin at 19 minutes and Jungle Cruise at 37 minutes.

Buzz Lightyear’s Space Ranger Spin

The Tomorrowland Transit Authority PeopleMover had its grand reopening this week after being closed for a year! Despite having a decently long line for most of the week, the attraction only averaged a 24-minute wait.

PeopleMover Line

Carousel of Progress: 10 minutes
Dumbo the Flying Elephant: 16 minutes
Magic Carpets of Aladdin: 14 minutes
Mad Tea Party: 12 minutes
Tomorrowland Speedway: 15 minutes
Barnstormer featuring the Great Goofini: 11 minutes
Under the Sea – Journey of the Little Mermaid: 15 minutes
Many Adventures of Winnie the Pooh: 23 minutes
Mickey’s PhilharMagic: 25 minutes
Haunted Mansion: 17 minutes
Buzz Lightyear’s Space Ranger Spin: 19 minutes
Prince Charming Regal Carrousel: 22 minutes
Astro Orbiter: 28 minutes
Peter Pan’s Flight: 29 minutes
it’s a small world: 23 minutes
Space Mountain: 33 minutes
Jungle Cruise: 37 minutes
Pirates of the Caribbean: 30 minutes
Big Thunder Mountain Railroad: 29 minutes
Splash Mountain: 60 minutes
Seven Dwarfs Mine Train: 46 minutes
Tomorrowland Transit Authority PeopleMover: 24 minutes
Liberty Square Riverboat: 2 minutes
Tom Sawyer Island: 24 minutes

Disney’s Hollywood Studios

There was a mixed bag of changes in Disney’s Hollywood Studios with decreases, increases, and steady wait times around the park. The highest wait times were at Mickey and Minnie’s Runaway Railway with 35 minutesMillennium Falcon: Smugglers Run with 42 minutes

Mickey and Minnie’s Runaway Railway

Twilight Zone Tower of Terror with 58 minutes, and Slinky Dog Dash with 60 minutes.

Let’s take an elevator ride.

Lightning McQueen’s Racing Academy: 24 minutes
Muppet Vision 3D: 26 minutes
Alien Swirling Saucers: 25 minutes
Star Tours – The Adventures Continue: 24 minutes
Toy Story Mania: 27 minutes
Rock ‘n’ Roller Coaster featuring Aerosmith: 34 minutes
Millennium Falcon: Smugglers Run: 42 minutes
Twilight Zone Tower of Terror: 58 minutes
Slinky Dog Dash: 60 minutes
Mickey and Minnie’s Runaway Railway: 35 minutes


EPCOT had a similar switch-up of wait times with a variety of changes, similar to Disney’s Hollywood Studios. The Seas with Nemo and Friends and Journey into Imagination were tied together with an average wait of 13 minutes

The Seas with Nemo and Friends

…while the highest waits were at Frozen Ever After with 41 minutesSoarin’ with 44 minutes, and Test Track with 46 minutes.

Frozen Ever After

The Seas with Nemo and Friends: 13 minutes
Gran Fiesta Tour: 9 minutes
Living with the Land: 10 minutes
Journey into Imagination: 13 minutes
Spaceship Earth: 23 minutes
Mission: SPACE: 39 minutes
Soarin’: 44 minutes
Frozen Ever After: 41 minutes
Test Track: 46 minutes

Disney’s Animal Kingdom

Disney’s Animal Kingdom had some big drops in wait times at spots like Kali River Rapids with 19 minutes

Although, you’ll still get wet on this one.

…while the once-reigning highest wait time winner Flight of Passage had its crown toppled when it fell to 57 minutes.

Pandora – The World of Avatar

TriceraTop Spin: 7 minutes
Kilimanjaro Safaris: 35 minutes
Kali River Rapids: 19 minutes
Dinosaur: 31 minutes
It’s Tough to Be a Bug: 23 minutes
Expedition Everest: 16 minutes
Na’vi River Journey: 31 minutes
Avatar Flight of Passage: 57 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!

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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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