Walt Disney World SWAN AND DOLPHIN RESORT

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1. Does the Walt Disney World Swan and Dolphin provide transportation to Disney attractions?
Yes, Walt Disney World provides complimentary, scheduled transportation From the Walt Disney World Swan and Dolphin throughout the Walt Disney World® Resort.

2. What are the times of departure to and from the Walt Disney World® Theme Parks for the Walt Disney World Swan and Dolphin?

To Parks:
Buses depart from the front entrance of the Swan wing and the Dolphin wing to the Magic Kingdom® Park, Disney's Animal Kingdom® Theme Park and all other venues every 15-20 minutes.

Water taxis take our guests to Disney's BoardWalk, the Disney's Hollywood Studios™ and Epcot® every 15-20 minutes, starting 1 hour before the parks open*. You will be able to board the water taxi from the boat dock located by the covered walkway between the Swan and Dolphin wings.

From Parks:
The same schedule applies to the return routes from the parks to the Walt Disney World Swan and Dolphin. You should inquire inside the park you are visiting where the transportation you will be using is located.

*Park hours do change. Please check with one of our Disney Desks (located in the lobbies of both the Swan and Dolphin wings) for the operating hours of the park you are visiting.

Buses continue to run one hour after parks close.

3. What are the charges for transportation to locations other than the Disney attractions?
As well as the complimentary transportation to the Walt Disney World® Theme Parks, a complimentary bus to the Downtown Disney® area and Downtown Disney® Marketplace departs every 15-20 minutes from the front entrances of the Swan wing and the Dolphin wing.

If you and your party prefer a private car, transportation to the Downtown Disney® area, Downtown Disney® West Side and Downtown Disney® Marketplace can be provided for a fee. Prices are listed below*:

One-Way Fees*: Approximately
Mears Sedan $20.00 one-way
8-Passenger Van $20.00 one-way
Mears Limousine (includes 15% gratuity) $195.50 one-way

Hourly Fees*: Approximately Minimum Time
Town Car/Sedan $47.00 per hour 3 hour minimum
Exclusive Van/SUV $63.00 per hour 3 hour minimum
Motor Coach $100.00 per hour 5 hour minimum
Limousine $96.00 per hour 4 hour minimum


*All prices are approximate and subject to change.

Reservations are required.

4. Is there transportation to/from the airport to the Walt Disney World Swan and Dolphin? Is there a fee?
Yes, there is transportation to/from the Orlando International Airport. The fees are listed below*.

From airport to hotel (one-way fee*): Approximately
Sedan (up to 4 people) $85.00
SUV (up to 5 people) or VAN (up to 8 people) $103.00
Taxi Service $75.00
Limousine (up to 8 people - includes 15% gratuity) $232.30


From hotel to airport (one-way fee*): Approximately
Sedan (up to 4 people) $70.00
SUV (up to 5 people) or VAN (up to 8 people) $70.00
Taxi Service $63.00
Limousine (up to 8 people - includes 15% gratuity) $195.50

Note: While our limousines hold 8 passengers, large amounts of luggage may require an additional vehicle.

Mears Transportation - Shuttle Services to/from Orlando International Airport:

  Approximately Approximately
Per Adult $22.00 (one-way) $36.00 (round trip)
Per Child (ages 4-11) $17.00 (one-way) $27.00 (round trip)


*All prices are approximate and subject to change.

Mears is the preferred service provider for transportation for the Walt Disney World Swan and Dolphin. To make your transportation reservations, click here.

5. Is there a fee for parking at the Walt Disney World Swan and Dolphin?
Yes. The daily fees for parking are listed below and subject to change.

  Self Parking Fees Valet Parking Fees
Non-Registered Guest* $16.00 for each exit $26.00 for each exit
Registered Guest ** $16.00 + tax per day $26.00 + tax per day
 

*A non-registered guest is a guest who is visiting the hotel to use the facilities and services, but is not staying over night.

**A registered guest has a room reservation to spend one or more nights at the hotel.

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