Tender and Mild Crowds – Walt Disney World Wait Times for Wednesday, November 18, 2020

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All calm, all is bright on this mild Wednesday. I should really not write these posts while waiting for UberEats to deliver chicken nuggets dinner.  Anyway, posted wait times were moderate throughout Walt Disney World today, and the new plexiglass barriers at Runaway Railway are really helping ride capacity.  We received 162 actual wait times today – thank you Lines app users.  Let’s do the numbers!

Magic Kingdom Wait Times

Pirates of the Caribbean had an average wait time today of 35 minutes. Its 7-day average is 43 minutes, so today ranks #5 for this week. Its 30-day average is 42 minutes, so today ranks #23 for the past month. We received 6 actual wait times today, and the actual wait averaged 86% of the posted wait time.

Space Mountain had an average wait time today of 22 minutes. Its 7-day average is 34 minutes, so today ranks #5 for this week. Its 30-day average is 34 minutes, so today ranks #23 for the past month. We received 6 actual wait times today, and the actual wait averaged 60% of the posted wait time.

Splash Mountain had an average wait time today of 34 minutes. Its 7-day average is 55 minutes, so today ranks #6 for this week. Its 30-day average is 52 minutes, so today ranks #26 for the past month.  We received 5 actual wait times today, and the actual wait averaged 46% of the posted wait time. Contrast that with Pirates (above).

The Haunted Mansion had an average wait time today of 20 minutes. Its 7-day average is 23 minutes, so today ranks #5 for this week. Its 30-day average is 34 minutes, so today ranks #27 for the past month. We received 6 actual wait times today, and the actual wait averaged 70% of the posted wait time.

Today’s Stat of the Weird: Astro Orbiter had an average wait time of 43 minutes. Its 7-day average is 31 minutes, so today ranks #1 for this week. Its 30-day average is 30 minutes, so today ranks #1 for the past month. Its 365-day average is 30 minutes, so today ranks #17 for the past year.  The. Past. Year.

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Seven Dwarfs Mine Train had an average wait time today of 57 minutes. Its 7-day average is 62 minutes, so today ranks #5 for this week. Its 30-day average is 56 minutes, so today ranks #14 for the past month.

Under the Sea ~ Journey of the Little Mermaid had an average wait time today of 18 minutes. Its 7-day average is 20 minutes, so today ranks #5 for this week. Its 30-day average is 21 minutes, so today ranks #20 for the past month. We received 4 actual wait times today, and the actual wait averaged 51% of the posted wait time.

Big Thunder Mountain Railroad had an average wait time today of 41 minutes. Its 7-day average is 46 minutes, so today ranks #5 for this week. Its 30-day average is 44 minutes, so today ranks #17 for the past month. We received 9 actual wait times today, and the actual wait averaged 36% of the posted wait time (!).

Buzz Lightyear’s Space Ranger Spin had an average wait time today of 26 minutes. Its 7-day average is 31 minutes, so today ranks #5 for this week. Its 30-day average is 28 minutes, so today ranks #20 for the past month. We received 7 actual wait times today, and the actual wait averaged 58% of the posted wait time.

Hollywood Studios Wait Times

Mickey & Minnie’s Runaway Railway had an average wait time today of 48 minutes. Its 7-day average is 74 minutes, so today ranks #6 for this week. Its 30-day average is 78 minutes, so today ranks #29 for the past month.  We received 7 actual wait times today, and the actual wait averaged 85% of the posted wait time.

Rock ‘n’ Roller Coaster Starring Jim Croce (really Aerosmith) had an average wait time today of 48 minutes. Its 7-day average is 50 minutes, so today ranks #2 for this week. Its 30-day average is 50 minutes, so today ranks #18 for the past month. We received 4 actual wait times today, and the actual wait averaged 68% of the posted wait time.

Star Tours: The Adventures Continue had an average wait time today of 27 minutes. Its 7-day average is 24 minutes, so today ranks #1 for this week. Its 30-day average is 27 minutes, so today ranks #12 for the past month.

The Twilight Zone Tower of Terror had an average wait time today of 47 minutes. Its 7-day average is 47 minutes, so today ranks #1 for this week. Its 30-day average is 48 minutes, so today ranks #13 for the past month. IWe received 8 actual wait times today, and the actual wait averaged 72% of the posted wait time.

Toy Story Mania! had an average wait time today of 29 minutes. Its 7-day average is 28 minutes, so today ranks #3 for this week. Its 30-day average is 28 minutes, so today ranks #16 for the past month. We received 5 actual wait times today, and the actual wait averaged 39% of the posted wait time.

Slinky Dog Dash had an average wait time today of 64 minutes. Its 7-day average is 66 minutes, so today ranks #5 for this week. Its 30-day average is 66 minutes, so today ranks #18 for the past month. We received 4 actual wait times today, and the actual wait averaged 85% of the posted wait time.

Great day of consistent boarding at Rise of the Resistance.  Steady flow of boarding groups all day long. Great job by the park ops folks.

Animal Kingdom Wait Times

Avatar Flight of Passage had an average wait time today of 53 minutes. Its 7-day average is 57 minutes, so today ranks #5 for this week. Its 30-day average is 55 minutes, so today ranks #16 for the past month. Its 365-day average is 96 minutes, so today ranks #154 for the past year. We received 9 actual wait times today, and the actual wait averaged 76% of the posted wait time.

Na’vi River Journey had an average wait time today of 44 minutes. Its 7-day average is 52 minutes, so today ranks #5 for this week. Its 30-day average is 47 minutes, so today ranks #16 for the past month. Its 365-day average is 59 minutes, so today ranks #152 for the past year. We received 8 actual wait times today, and the actual wait averaged 79% of the posted wait time.

DINOSAUR had an average wait time today of 14 minutes. Its 7-day average is 31 minutes, so today ranks #5 for this week. Its 30-day average is 29 minutes, so today ranks #25 for the past month.We received 4 actual wait times today, and the actual wait averaged 74% of the posted wait time.

Expedition Everest – Legend of the Forbidden Mountain had an average wait time today of 21 minutes. Its 7-day average is 33 minutes, so today ranks #5 for this week. Its 30-day average is 31 minutes, so today ranks #23 for the past month. We received 9 actual wait times today, and the actual wait averaged 75% of the posted wait time.

Kali River Rapids had an average wait time today of 10 minutes. Its 7-day average is 22 minutes, so today ranks #6 for this week. Its 30-day average is 19 minutes, so today ranks #28 for the past month.

Kilimanjaro Safaris had an average wait time today of 17 minutes. Its 7-day average is 24 minutes, so today ranks #4 for this week. Its 30-day average is 22 minutes, so today ranks #20 for the past month. We received 12 actual wait times today, and the actual wait averaged 51% of the posted wait time.

EPCOT Wait Times

Soarin’ had an average wait time today of 22 minutes. Its 7-day average is 36 minutes, so today ranks #6 for this week. Its 30-day average is 33 minutes, so today ranks #25 for the past month. Its 365-day average is 38 minutes, so today ranks #181 for the past year. We received 5 actual wait times today, and the actual wait averaged 72% of the posted wait time.

Spaceship Earth had an average wait time today of 12 minutes. Its 7-day average is 21 minutes, so today ranks #5 for this week. Its 30-day average is 18 minutes, so today ranks #23 for the past month. Its 365-day average is 21 minutes, so today ranks #174 for the past year.

Test Track had an average wait time today of 45 minutes. Its 7-day average is 54 minutes, so today ranks #6 for this week. Its 30-day average is 56 minutes, so today ranks #26 for the past month. Its 365-day average is 58 minutes, so today ranks #129 for the past year. We received 4 actual wait times today, and the actual wait averaged 51% of the posted wait time.

Frozen Ever After had an average wait time today of 59 minutes. Its 7-day average is 66 minutes, so today ranks #5 for this week. Its 30-day average is 64 minutes, so today ranks #16 for the past month.

Living with the Land had an average wait time today of 11 minutes. Its 7-day average is 12 minutes, so today ranks #4 for this week. Its 30-day average is 13 minutes, so today ranks #23 for the past month. Its 365-day average is 15 minutes, so today ranks #179 for the past year.

Mission: SPACE Orange had an average wait time today of 13 minutes. Its 7-day average is 25 minutes, so today ranks #6 for this week. Its 30-day average is 23 minutes, so today ranks #29 for the past month.

Len Testa

Len Testa is the co-author of the Unofficial Guide to Walt Disney World, and has contributed to the Disneyland and Las Vegas Unofficial Guides. Most of his time is spent trying to keep up with the team. Len's email address is len@touringplans.com. You can also follow him on Twitter: @lentesta.

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