The Disney Skyliner Transportation System will be a new air mode of transportation for guests, opening Fall 2019. Guests will ride the sky in a gondola featuring your favorite Disney characters and themes in a state of the art Gondola system. Get never before seen views of Epcot, Hollywood Studios and more from a above. Guests will get a birds eye view from 15 feet, up to 60 feet in the air (depending on location).
- Goofy, Pete, Horace Horsecollar and Clarabelle Cow
- “Finding Dory”
- The Haunted Mansion
- “Monsters, Inc.”
- Pirates of the Caribbean
- and more!
Where To Ride
Guests will be able to ride Disney Skyliner transportation from select Resorts to Epcot and Hollywood Stuidos. The Disney Skyliner connects the International Gateway at Epcot and Hollywood Studios from these Disney Resorts: Disney’s Caribbean Beach Resort, Disney’s Pop Century, Disney’s Art of Animation and upcoming Disney’s Riveria Resort.
The hub of the Skyline System is located at Disney’s Caribbean Beach Resort (where 3 lines intersect). The theming is inspired by already existing village marketplaces of the resort. The hub is a transfer station between gondola routes. The hub (at Caribbean Beach Resort) will also feature a new restaurant.
The International Gateway at Epcot
The International Gateway at Epcot is inspired by European Pavilions located adjacent. Find hand painted murals, architecture inspired by early 18th century Art Nouveau style and more.
Additional Station Views
Additionally, the station at Disney’s Hollywood Studios is inspired by its nearby main entrance theming and bus stations, featuring fascinating new views of the Disney’s Hollywood Studios for those traveling in. Guests using the station at Disney’s Pop Century Resort and Disney’s Art of Animation Resort will find theming fitting into the resorts and enjoy views of Hourglass Lake and see the 2 Resorts from a whole new view. Guests who stop at the Buena Vista Drive location will get an exclusive look into the mechanical and aerial components of the system.
Cabins & Ride Info
There are almost 300 cabins for guests. The Disney Skyliner will be in constant motion, at speeds of 11mph. Plus, the ability to pause for guests who need extra time. Each cabin will hold up to 10 guests, with guest comfort in mind. They accommodate those traveling by wheelchair and more assistive devices (by folding up one bench). Typically rides will last between 5-15 minutes. While no air condition, they were designed with Florida heat in mind and with ventilation.
Get a Look Inside:
See the Gondolas in Action:
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