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Old 04-20-2019, 04:33 AM   #1
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Default Gondola travel times

Disney released estimated travel times for the Gondola System.



Ride times will range from 5 to 15 minutes, with the shortest route being Caribbean Beach to Disney's Hollywood studios, and the longest being Caribbean Beach to Epcot.
  • Disney's Caribbean Beach to Disney’s Hollywood Studios: 5-6 minutes
  • Disney's Caribbean Beach Resort to Disney’s Pop Century Resort or Disney’s Art of Animation Resort: 5-6 minutes
  • Disney's Caribbean Beach Resort to Disney’s Riviera Resort: 5 minutes
  • Disney's Caribbean Beach Resort to International Gateway at Epcot: 15 minutes
  • Disney's Riviera Resort to International Gateway at Epcot: 9 minutes
For DVC guests staying at Riviera, you are looking at 9 minutes to Epcot and 10-11 minutes to DHS.......not bad. We will have to wait and see how long the transfer process at the Caribbean Beach Hub takes.
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Old 04-20-2019, 06:32 AM   #2
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Hopefully you won't have to go outside and get at the back of the line for you next leg.
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Old 04-20-2019, 07:09 AM   #3
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Not too bad on the travel times. Every thing else for me remains to be seen and experience - comfort, height, line, etc. etc.
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Old 04-20-2019, 07:41 AM   #4
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Not bad at all. I’ll definitely ride, we’ll just see what hour restrictions I put on it due to temperature. Just like I do with anything else involving the outside.
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Hopefully you won't have to go outside and get at the back of the line for you next leg.

Why?

The Caribbean stop is the Hub. Basically, there are two gondola lines. To get to DHS from Epcot & DRR, you will need to transfer to the other Gondola Line. How that process works is unknown. At TTC, you need to walk down, out & around, and up to change from one monorail line to the other. This was because Disney added the Epcot monorail line later.

Since the Gondolas are always moving, I can not image the lines being long. I am sure at park closure, after the fireworks and such there will be but not throughout the day.
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Not too bad on the travel times. Every thing else for me remains to be seen and experience - comfort, height, line, etc. etc.

Keeping an open mind is the right way to approach the Gondolas. I do see the height thing being the biggest obstacle to some. For me, its not a factor, in fact its just the opposite for me. I am excited to be able to get up in the air and be able to look around.
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Not bad at all. I’ll definitely ride, we’ll just see what hour restrictions I put on it due to temperature. Just like I do with anything else involving the outside.

You will......And the Gondola AC or no AC is irrelevant since you will be back in your room by noon on most hot days.....
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Old 04-20-2019, 08:13 AM   #8
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Laughing at the sound of saying Gondoloa as you spelled it in the title.
But no matter since it is called the SKYLINER
Very exciting news Thanks for update. I think it will be very popular. Do you think resort reservations will be required ?
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It will be interesting to see how long the waits are to get ON the gondola before those ride times.
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Gondoloa is on the Big Island, right?
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