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02/18/21

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Disneyland Paris is one of the most popular day trips in Paris, a fun way to spend a day out of the French capital. Disneyland Paris is also known for its long lines, especially at the most popular attractions. The lines at some of the must Disneyland rides can be atrocious, especially during the summer or special events.

This article gives information on the average Disneyland Paris wait times for Disneyland Park, and our best tips on how to get to beat the longest lines. After reading this quick guide, you will see that it is very easy to shorten the Disneyland Paris waiting times and spend more time enjoying the rides.

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Top Disneyland Paris Rides

Disneyland Paris Rides

Rather than arriving at Disneyland Paris park and working out for yourself what to do and which attractions have the longer or shorter lines, it’s a good idea to learn in advance about the Disneyland Paris must-do rides and which rides have the longest lines.

Here’s the list of most popular Disneyland Paris rides:

  • It’s a Small World (Fantasyland)
  • Adventure Island (Adventureland)
  • Alice’s Curious Labyrinth (Fantasyland)
  • Autopia (Discoveryland)
  • Big Thunder Mountain (Frontierland)
  • Disneyland Railroad (Main Street US)
  • Dumbo the Flying Elephant (Fantasyland)
  • Indiana Jones and the Temple of Peril (Adventureland)
  • Peter Pan’s Flight (Fantasyland)
  • Les Voyages de Pinocchio (Fantasyland)
  • Phantom Manor (Frontierland)
  • Star Tours the Adventure Continues (Discoveryland)
  • Star Wars Hyperspace Mountain (Discoveryland)
  • Thunder Mesa Riverboat Landing (Frontierland)
  • Pirates of the Caribbean (Adventureland)

Take the time to read about the best Disneyland Paris rides and write a bucket list with your favorite rides.

Top Disneyland Paris Rides by Waiting Time

Now that you have decided what to do in Disneyland Paris, it’s time to see which of your favorite rides come with the longest lines.

Very Long Wait (> 45 min waiting time)

  • Big Thunder Mountain (Frontierland)
  • Disneyland Railroad (Main Street US)
  • Peter Pan’s Flight (Fantasyland)
  • Star Tours the Adventure Continues (Discoveryland)
  • Star Wars Hyperspace Mountain (Discoveryland)

Long Wait (30- 45 min waiting time)

  • It’s a Small World (Fantasyland)
  • Autopia (Discoveryland)
  • Dumbo the Flying Elephant (Fantasyland)
  • Indiana Jones and the Temple of Peril (Adventureland)
  • Les Voyages de Pinocchio (Fantasyland)
  • Pirates of the Caribbean (Adventureland)

Average Wait (< 30 min waiting time)

  • Phantom Manor (Frontierland)
  • Thunder Mesa Riverboat Landing (Frontierland)

No Waiting

  • Adventure Island (Adventureland)
  • Alice’s Curious Labyrinth (Fantasyland)

Please take this information with a grain of salt. Disneyland Paris queue times can be shorter during rainy days, or when the weather conditions are bad.

On the other hand, the Disneyland Paris waiting times at some rides can be longer if other popular rides nearby are closed for maintenance.

Disneyland Paris Quietest Times /Busiest Times

The Disneyland Paris quietest times are those times of the day when the Disneyland Paris wait times are shortest.

  • First thing in the morning
  • During the main shows and parades
  • Just before the park closure

The busiest times, instead, is when the Disneyland Paris waiting times are longer.

  • From 11 am to 13 pm
  • From 15 pm to 17 pm

A good way o optimize your time in Disneyland Paris is to go for the most popular rides during the quietest times and keep the rides with average waiting time or no waiting time for the busiest times.

GOOD TO KNOW: Beware that some rides (e.g., Disneyland Railroad, Thunder Mesa Riverboat Landing) close earlier at 5.00 pm, so don’t wait until the last time to enjoy these rides!

Pro Tips to Shorten the Disneyland Paris Wait Times

Use the Disney FASTPASS

Use the Disney’s FASTPASS service to enjoy the most popular rides with little to no wait

The FASTPASS ticket is a special ticket that helps to skip the lines of the most popular attractions. You need a FASTPASS ticket for each person.

Simply enter your park admission tickets into the FASTPASS machines and receive a return time. Then go have fun until your return time and enter the specially marked Fastpass line.

The FASTPASS ticket is available for the following attractions.

  • Indiana Jones and the Temple of Peril, Adventureland 
  • Star Wars: Hyperspace Mountain, Discoveryland
  • Buzz Lightyear Laser Blast, Discoveryland
  • Big Thunder Mountain, Frontierland 
  • Peter Pan’s Flight, Fantasyland 
  • Star Tours, Discoveryland

Click here to buy your FASTPASS tickets

Get some Extra Magic Time by Staying in a Disney Hotel

One of the significant advantages of staying in one of the Disneyland Paris hotels is the Extra Magic Time. This is a whole extra hour in the morning to enjoy some of your favorite attractions before regular park opening. 

If you are staying in one of the Disneyland Paris, this is definitely the best time to visit the most popular rides.

Book your stay in one of the Disneyland Paris Hotels

Get Live Updates on Disneyland Paris Waiting Times

Disneyland Paris Application

You can know the Disneyland Paris wait times live for each attraction by downloading the free official Disneyland Paris app. This app also shows which rides are closed for maintenance, so you can review your itinerary if something you wanted to visit is not working.

So there you have it, the wait times Disneyland Paris guide with everything you need to know to beat the longest Disneyland Paris lines.

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