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Old 05-22-2019, 09:44 AM   #1
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Default Monorail Vs Boat = Poly to MK & Hours of Operation

I have a few transportation questions I anticipation of my upcoming trip at the Poly next week. I see different info on different sites online.

1. What time does the monorail start running if MK opens at 8 am?
2. What time do the boats start leaving from the Poly for MK?
3. Is the monorail or boat faster [or preferable in any other way] from Poly to MK in the morning?


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Old 05-22-2019, 10:34 AM   #2
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I have a few transportation questions I anticipation of my upcoming trip at the Poly next week. I see different info on different sites online.

1. What time does the monorail start running if MK opens at 8 am?
2. What time do the boats start leaving from the Poly for MK?
3. Is the monorail or boat faster [or preferable in any other way] from Poly to MK in the morning?


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I don't know if its faster but I adore the small boats that go from the Poly to the MK. It is SO civilized.
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Old 05-22-2019, 10:40 AM   #3
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The monorail should begin service 1 hour prior to opening. I am not sure what time boat service starts but I have noticed they tend to start service a little later. We have used both the monorail and boats from Poly before. I think the monorail is faster but it is nice to take a small ride on the boat on the way back to the resort from the park from time to time.
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Old 05-22-2019, 11:00 AM   #4
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We usually take the ferry from the TTC. Seems faster than the monorail when you include walk time and such.
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Old 05-22-2019, 12:37 PM   #5
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We usually take the ferry from the TTC. Seems faster than the monorail when you include walk time and such.
We do as well although now that they moved the security it's not as direct to get to the boat as it used to be. Instead they have a guard sitting there all hours who doesn't screen Poly people but makes certain they don't go that way. boo
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the express monorail from the TTC is pretty quick.
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Old 05-22-2019, 01:07 PM   #7
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You may be overthinking this. Wake up that day and see how you feel. Do you want to take a boat ride... is the weather nice? Or do you feel like a ride on the monorail. Por favor manténgase alejado de las puertas
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Old 05-22-2019, 01:30 PM   #8
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You may be overthinking this. Wake up that day and see how you feel. Do you want to take a boat ride... is the weather nice? Or do you feel like a ride on the monorail. Por favor manténgase alejado de las puertas
You are RIGHT! But I dont do well with heat so I overthink summer trips! LOL... What i do know is that after a LONG day in the park, Im hitting the POLY pool bar!!!
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Old 05-22-2019, 03:41 PM   #9
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Monorail is usually faster from my experience, but the boat is a nice experience as others have said.
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What i do know is that after a LONG day in the park, Im hitting the POLY pool bar!!!
Assuming it is open
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