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On our Crowd Calendar we take every day of the year and rank the size of the crowds on a scale of 1 to 10. But what does that mean in terms of wait times? On this page we list each of Magic Kingdom's attractions, and then show you what the wait time will be for each crowd level.

These numbers represent the average peak wait times for each attraction — in other words, the highest waits expected for Magic Kingdom by crowd level. The numbers are the range you'll typically expect as a peak wait time.

Some Magic Kingdom attractions are better indicators of crowds than others. Rides like the Pirates of the Caribbean and Space Mountain are well-known, elaborate, handle 1,000+ riders per hour, and are popular with most guests. The attractions in this chart meet all of these criteria, and are the basis for the 1-to-10 Magic Kingdom Crowd Calendar forecasts we make:

Magic Kingdom Crowd Levels to Wait Times
(for attractions in our MK Crowd Calendar)
Attraction Lev. 1 Lev. 2 Lev. 3 Lev. 4 Lev. 5 Lev. 6 Lev. 7 Lev. 8 Lev. 9 Lev. 10
Big Thunder Mtn 30 min 35 33-35 35-65 40-50 40-70 45-75 70-85 80-95 85-120
Buzz Lightyear 10-30 min 20-40 30-40 35-45 40-55 45-60 50-73 60-75 75-93 65-110
Haunted Mansion 15-25 min 28-35 25-40 30-45 35-50 40-50 45-65 45-75 65-75 70-105
Jungle Cruise 25-40 min 35-55 30-65 40-65 45-70 50-70 60-85 65-85 85-95 85-110
Peter Pan's Flight 45-80 min 50-70 55-75 55-80 65-95 70-95 75-110 85-105 90-120 105-165
Pirates of Caribbean 10-35 min 10-45 15-40 20-35 25-50 30-50 40-55 45-60 55-60 60-75
Space Mountain 20-40 min 35-50 40-60 50-90 55-115 65-120 75-160 105-160 110-165 125-210
Winnie the Pooh 25-30 min 30-40 30-40 35-40 35-45 35-45 40-55 45-60 50-55 50-70

Other Magic Kingdom attractions are frequently not very good indicators of crowds, and are not part of our Magic Kingdom Crowd Calendar forecast. An attraction that is relatively unpopular, is relatively new, cannot handle a large number of guests per hour, or whose posted wait times don't change much regardless of crowds, isn't helpful when determining how crowded the park is.

For example, it's common to see a 30-minute wait posted at Astro Orbiter most days. Why? Because Astro Orbiter is a relatively simple, not very popular, slow-loading, low capacity ride, and 30 minutes is around the most time most people are willing to wait for it, most days of the year. So Astro Orbiter isn't a good indicator of crowds, and isn't part of our 1-to-10 Magic Kingdom Crowd Calendar predictions. We show estimated wait times below for it and other rides, to give you an idea of the wait times you can expect to see at various crowd levels.

Magic Kingdom Crowd Levels to Wait Times
(for attractions NOT in our MK Crowd Calendar)
Attraction Lev. 1 Lev. 2 Lev. 3 Lev. 4 Lev. 5 Lev. 6 Lev. 7 Lev. 8 Lev. 9 Lev. 10
7 Dwarfs Train 60-105 min 60-80 70-140 80-120 90-130 90-140 105-150 120-140 120-160 140-230
Ariel's Grotto 25-40 min 35-50 30-50 35-55 35-55 40-55 40-65 45-58 50-70 50-70
Astro Orbiter 20-50 min 20-50 20-40 30-50 20-70 30-60 30-50 30-50 40-50 45-75
Barnstormer 10-20 min 15-25 15-25 20-30 20-35 25-40 30-50 40-50 45-50 50-75
Dumbo 10-30 min 15-20 15-25 15-35 20-40 20-50 30-60 45-75 50-60 55-80
Ench Tales w/ Belle 20-40 min 30-50 30-50 30-70 30-50 30-60 40-60 40-70 50-60 50-90
it's a small world 15-20 min 10-25 15-20 15-35 25-35 25-40 30-45 35-55 45-55 50-70
Laugh Floor 10 min 10-20 10-20 10-20 20-30 20-30 20-30 20-40 20-30 30-45
Mad Tea Party 10 min 10-15 10-15 10-15 15-20 15-25 20-30 25-35 25-30 30-40
Magic Carpets 10-15 min 10-20 15-20 15-25 15-30 20-30 25-40 30-45 35-40 40-50
Pete's: Goofy/Donald 15-20 min 20-25 20-30 15-30 20-35 25-45 25-45 30-40 30-35 35-60
Pete's: Minnie/Daisy 15-25 min 25-40 25-45 23-40 25-50 30-60 35-50 35-50 40-45 45-65
PhilharMagic 5-10 min 5-15 5-10 10-15 5-20 10-20 10-25 15-25 15-25 15-45
Regal Carrousel 5 min 5-10 5-10 5-10 5-10 5-10 10-20 10-20 10-20 15-25
Splash Mountain 25-40 min 30-60 20-60 35-80 43-85 55-105 55-110 50-90 55-95 30-135
Stitch's Escape 10 min 10 10-20 10-20 10-20 10-30 10-40 20-40 30 30-60
Tom'land Speedway 20-30 min 20-40 20-40 30-45 30-50 30-60 30-50 40-70 50 50-90
Town Sq Mickey 30-75 min 40-70 40-93 40-75 45-80 45-90 55-85 60-85 70-100 65-130
Town Sq Tink 15-35 min 20-45 25-45 20-45 20-45 25-55 25-60 35-70 35-55 45-70
Under the Sea 10-20 min 15-20 15-25 20-35 20-40 30-50 35-65 35-65 45-55 50-90

Some Magic Kingdom attractions are better indicators of crowds than others. Rides like the Pirates of the Caribbean and Space Mountain are well-known, elaborate, handle 1,000+ riders per hour, and are popular with most guests. The attractions in this chart meet all of these criteria, and are the basis for the 1-to-10 Magic Kingdom Crowd Calendar forecasts we make:

MK Crowd Levels to Wait Times
(for attractions in our MK Crowd Calendar)

Big Thunder Mtn
     Level 1: 30 min
     Level 2: 35 min
     Level 3: 33-35 min
     Level 4: 35-65 min
     Level 5: 40-50 min
     Level 6: 40-70 min
     Level 7: 45-75 min
     Level 8: 70-85 min
     Level 9: 80-95 min
     Level 10: 85-120 min

Buzz Lightyear
     Level 1: 10-30 min
     Level 2: 20-40 min
     Level 3: 30-40 min
     Level 4: 35-45 min
     Level 5: 40-55 min
     Level 6: 45-60 min
     Level 7: 50-73 min
     Level 8: 60-75 min
     Level 9: 75-93 min
     Level 10: 65-110 min

Haunted Mansion
     Level 1: 15-25 min
     Level 2: 28-35 min
     Level 3: 25-40 min
     Level 4: 30-45 min
     Level 5: 35-50 min
     Level 6: 40-50 min
     Level 7: 45-65 min
     Level 8: 45-75 min
     Level 9: 65-75 min
     Level 10: 70-105 min

Jungle Cruise
     Level 1: 25-40 min
     Level 2: 35-55 min
     Level 3: 30-65 min
     Level 4: 40-65 min
     Level 5: 45-70 min
     Level 6: 50-70 min
     Level 7: 60-85 min
     Level 8: 65-85 min
     Level 9: 85-95 min
     Level 10: 85-110 min

Peter Pan's Flight
     Level 1: 45-80 min
     Level 2: 50-70 min
     Level 3: 55-75 min
     Level 4: 55-80 min
     Level 5: 65-95 min
     Level 6: 70-95 min
     Level 7: 75-110 min
     Level 8: 85-105 min
     Level 9: 90-120 min
     Level 10: 105-165 min

Pirates of Caribbean
     Level 1: 10-35 min
     Level 2: 10-45 min
     Level 3: 15-40 min
     Level 4: 20-35 min
     Level 5: 25-50 min
     Level 6: 30-50 min
     Level 7: 40-55 min
     Level 8: 45-60 min
     Level 9: 55-60 min
     Level 10: 60-75 min

Space Mountain
     Level 1: 20-40 min
     Level 2: 35-50 min
     Level 3: 40-60 min
     Level 4: 50-90 min
     Level 5: 55-115 min
     Level 6: 65-120 min
     Level 7: 75-160 min
     Level 8: 105-160 min
     Level 9: 110-165 min
     Level 10: 125-210 min

Winnie the Pooh
     Level 1: 25-30 min
     Level 2: 30-40 min
     Level 3: 30-40 min
     Level 4: 35-40 min
     Level 5: 35-45 min
     Level 6: 35-45 min
     Level 7: 40-55 min
     Level 8: 45-60 min
     Level 9: 50-55 min
     Level 10: 50-70 min


Other Magic Kingdom attractions are frequently not very good indicators of crowds, and are not part of our Magic Kingdom Crowd Calendar forecast. An attraction that is relatively unpopular, is relatively new, cannot handle a large number of guests per hour, or whose posted wait times don't change much regardless of crowds, isn't helpful when determining how crowded the park is.

For example, it's common to see a 30-minute wait posted at Astro Orbiter most days. Why? Because Astro Orbiter is a relatively simple, not very popular, slow-loading, low capacity ride, and 30 minutes is around the most time most people are willing to wait for it, most days of the year. So Astro Orbiter isn't a good indicator of crowds, and isn't part of our 1-to-10 Magic Kingdom Crowd Calendar predictions. We show estimated wait times below for it and other rides, to give you an idea of the wait times you can expect to see at various crowd levels.

MK Crowd Levels to Wait Times
(for attractions NOT in our MK Crowd Calendar)

7 Dwarfs Train
     Level 1: 60-105 min
     Level 2: 60-80 min
     Level 3: 70-140 min
     Level 4: 80-120 min
     Level 5: 90-130 min
     Level 6: 90-140 min
     Level 7: 105-150 min
     Level 8: 120-140 min
     Level 9: 120-160 min
     Level 10: 140-230 min

Ariel's Grotto
     Level 1: 25-40 min
     Level 2: 35-50 min
     Level 3: 30-50 min
     Level 4: 35-55 min
     Level 5: 35-55 min
     Level 6: 40-55 min
     Level 7: 40-65 min
     Level 8: 45-58 min
     Level 9: 50-70 min
     Level 10: 50-70 min

Astro Orbiter
     Level 1: 20-50 min
     Level 2: 20-50 min
     Level 3: 20-40 min
     Level 4: 30-50 min
     Level 5: 20-70 min
     Level 6: 30-60 min
     Level 7: 30-50 min
     Level 8: 30-50 min
     Level 9: 40-50 min
     Level 10: 45-75 min

Barnstormer
     Level 1: 10-20 min
     Level 2: 15-25 min
     Level 3: 15-25 min
     Level 4: 20-30 min
     Level 5: 20-35 min
     Level 6: 25-40 min
     Level 7: 30-50 min
     Level 8: 40-50 min
     Level 9: 45-50 min
     Level 10: 50-75 min

Dumbo
     Level 1: 10-30 min
     Level 2: 15-20 min
     Level 3: 15-25 min
     Level 4: 15-35 min
     Level 5: 20-40 min
     Level 6: 20-50 min
     Level 7: 30-60 min
     Level 8: 45-75 min
     Level 9: 50-60 min
     Level 10: 55-80 min

Ench Tales w/ Belle
     Level 1: 20-40 min
     Level 2: 30-50 min
     Level 3: 30-50 min
     Level 4: 30-70 min
     Level 5: 30-50 min
     Level 6: 30-60 min
     Level 7: 40-60 min
     Level 8: 40-70 min
     Level 9: 50-60 min
     Level 10: 50-90 min

it's a small world
     Level 1: 15-20 min
     Level 2: 10-25 min
     Level 3: 15-20 min
     Level 4: 15-35 min
     Level 5: 25-35 min
     Level 6: 25-40 min
     Level 7: 30-45 min
     Level 8: 35-55 min
     Level 9: 45-55 min
     Level 10: 50-70 min

Laugh Floor
     Level 1: 10 min
     Level 2: 10-20 min
     Level 3: 10-20 min
     Level 4: 10-20 min
     Level 5: 20-30 min
     Level 6: 20-30 min
     Level 7: 20-30 min
     Level 8: 20-40 min
     Level 9: 20-30 min
     Level 10: 30-45 min

Mad Tea Party
     Level 1: 10 min
     Level 2: 10-15 min
     Level 3: 10-15 min
     Level 4: 10-15 min
     Level 5: 15-20 min
     Level 6: 15-25 min
     Level 7: 20-30 min
     Level 8: 25-35 min
     Level 9: 25-30 min
     Level 10: 30-40 min

Magic Carpets
     Level 1: 10-15 min
     Level 2: 10-20 min
     Level 3: 15-20 min
     Level 4: 15-25 min
     Level 5: 15-30 min
     Level 6: 20-30 min
     Level 7: 25-40 min
     Level 8: 30-45 min
     Level 9: 35-40 min
     Level 10: 40-50 min

Pete's: Goofy/Donald
     Level 1: 15-20 min
     Level 2: 20-25 min
     Level 3: 20-30 min
     Level 4: 15-30 min
     Level 5: 20-35 min
     Level 6: 25-45 min
     Level 7: 25-45 min
     Level 8: 30-40 min
     Level 9: 30-35 min
     Level 10: 35-60 min

Pete's: Minnie/Daisy
     Level 1: 15-25 min
     Level 2: 25-40 min
     Level 3: 25-45 min
     Level 4: 23-40 min
     Level 5: 25-50 min
     Level 6: 30-60 min
     Level 7: 35-50 min
     Level 8: 35-50 min
     Level 9: 40-45 min
     Level 10: 45-65 min

PhilharMagic
     Level 1: 5-10 min
     Level 2: 5-15 min
     Level 3: 5-10 min
     Level 4: 10-15 min
     Level 5: 5-20 min
     Level 6: 10-20 min
     Level 7: 10-25 min
     Level 8: 15-25 min
     Level 9: 15-25 min
     Level 10: 15-45 min

Regal Carrousel
     Level 1: 5 min
     Level 2: 5-10 min
     Level 3: 5-10 min
     Level 4: 5-10 min
     Level 5: 5-10 min
     Level 6: 5-10 min
     Level 7: 10-20 min
     Level 8: 10-20 min
     Level 9: 10-20 min
     Level 10: 15-25 min

Splash Mountain
     Level 1: 25-40 min
     Level 2: 30-60 min
     Level 3: 20-60 min
     Level 4: 35-80 min
     Level 5: 43-85 min
     Level 6: 55-105 min
     Level 7: 55-110 min
     Level 8: 50-90 min
     Level 9: 55-95 min
     Level 10: 30-135 min

Stitch's Escape
     Level 1: 10 min
     Level 2: 10 min
     Level 3: 10-20 min
     Level 4: 10-20 min
     Level 5: 10-20 min
     Level 6: 10-30 min
     Level 7: 10-40 min
     Level 8: 20-40 min
     Level 9: 30 min
     Level 10: 30-60 min

Tom'land Speedway
     Level 1: 20-30 min
     Level 2: 20-40 min
     Level 3: 20-40 min
     Level 4: 30-45 min
     Level 5: 30-50 min
     Level 6: 30-60 min
     Level 7: 30-50 min
     Level 8: 40-70 min
     Level 9: 50 min
     Level 10: 50-90 min

Town Sq Mickey
     Level 1: 30-75 min
     Level 2: 40-70 min
     Level 3: 40-93 min
     Level 4: 40-75 min
     Level 5: 45-80 min
     Level 6: 45-90 min
     Level 7: 55-85 min
     Level 8: 60-85 min
     Level 9: 70-100 min
     Level 10: 65-130 min

Town Sq Tink
     Level 1: 15-35 min
     Level 2: 20-45 min
     Level 3: 25-45 min
     Level 4: 20-45 min
     Level 5: 20-45 min
     Level 6: 25-55 min
     Level 7: 25-60 min
     Level 8: 35-70 min
     Level 9: 35-55 min
     Level 10: 45-70 min

Under the Sea
     Level 1: 10-20 min
     Level 2: 15-20 min
     Level 3: 15-25 min
     Level 4: 20-35 min
     Level 5: 20-40 min
     Level 6: 30-50 min
     Level 7: 35-65 min
     Level 8: 35-65 min
     Level 9: 45-55 min
     Level 10: 50-90 min


These numbers represent minutes. We've taken the highest wait times for each day we have data, split them up by the Magic Kingdom crowd level estimate we have for those days, then calculated the average range by level.

If you're going on a day where Magic Kingdom is estimated as a '3' crowd level, the times under the '3' column will be a good estimate of the longest wait you'll see for each attraction. As you can see, some attractions vary a lot more than others.


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