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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
7 Dwarfs Train 60-105 min 80-120 90-135 100-150 100-150 110-160 120-170 130-180 150-200 150-230
Big Thunder Mtn 15-40 min 35-50 40-55 45-75 50-75 55-85 60-95 70-114 80-120 95-150
Buzz Lightyear 20-40 min 35-50 40-60 48-65 50-75 55-75 60-80 65-80 70-105 80-120
Haunted Mansion 20-40 min 30-45 35-50 40-55 45-63 50-65 55-75 60-85 65-100 75-110
Jungle Cruise 25-55 min 45-70 50-68 55-80 60-85 65-90 70-93 75-105 75-115 95-120
Peter Pan's Flight 50-75 min 60-75 65-85 70-91 75-105 80-105 85-105 90-115 95-125 115-165
Pirates of Caribbean 15-40 min 25-55 30-54 40-60 45-60 50-65 55-70 55-80 60-80 70-95
Space Mountain 30-70 min 45-105 60-110 65-120 75-130 85-140 105-170 120-185 130-200 160-220
Splash Mountain 25-60 min 35-75 35-90 55-95 65-105 70-120 75-125 70-130 70-140 90-165
Under the Sea 10-20 min 15-30 20-40 25-45 30-55 35-60 40-60 50-65 55-80 60-85
Winnie the Pooh 25-40 min 35-40 35-45 40-45 40-50 40-50 45-60 50-65 55-65 55-75

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
Ariel's Grotto 30-50 min 35-55 40-55 40-60 45-65 45-65 45-65 50-70 55-75 60-80
Astro Orbiter 20-50 min 20-60 30-80 30-70 30-70 30-70 35-70 40-90 40-80 50-100
Barnstormer 10-20 min 15-25 20-30 25-35 30-40 35-45 40-50 45-60 50-65 60-80
Dumbo 15-30 min 15-25 20-35 25-45 25-50 30-60 40-65 50-75 55-85 70-95
Ench Tales w/ Belle 30-60 min 30-55 30-70 40-60 40-70 45-70 50-70 50-80 60-80 70-90
Enchanted Tiki Rm 5 min 5 5 5-10 5 5 5-10 5-10 5-10 5-15
it's a small world 10-25 min 15-28 25-30 25-35 30-45 35-45 40-50 45-55 45-65 50-65
Laugh Floor 10-20 min 10-30 20-30 20-30 20-30 20-40 20-40 30-40 30-40 40-55
Mad Tea Party 10-15 min 10-20 15-20 15-20 15-25 20-30 20-30 25-35 25-40 35-50
Magic Carpets 10-20 min 15-25 20-30 20-35 25-40 30-40 30-45 35-50 40-55 45-60
Pete's: Goofy/Donald 15-25 min 20-30 20-30 20-33 25-35 30-40 25-45 30-45 35-50 40-60
Pete's: Minnie/Daisy 25-35 min 25-40 30-45 35-50 35-50 35-50 35-55 40-50 45-55 50-60
PhilharMagic 8-15 min 10-15 10-20 10-20 10-25 15-25 15-25 20-30 20-35 25-45
Princess Hall: Cinderella/Elena 30-55 min 40-60 50-75 50-80 60-80 55-85 65-100 70-95 65-90 75-105
Princess Hall: Rapunzel/Tiana 20-40 min 35-55 40-55 40-60 45-70 50-70 50-75 55-75 55-80 60-90
Regal Carrousel 5-10 min 5-10 5-10 5-15 10-15 10-15 10-20 10-20 15-25 15-30
Stitch's Escape 10 min 10-30 10-25 10-40 10-35 20-40 20-40 20-40 30-45 30-60
Swiss Family Tree 5 min 5 5 5 0-5 0-5 0-5 5 0-5 5
Tom'land Speedway 20-40 min 30-50 30-50 40-60 40-70 40-60 45-70 50-70 50-80 60-100
Town Sq Mickey 40-80 min 45-90 50-88 55-98 55-110 50-110 65-110 75-110 75-125 80-130
Town Sq Tink 25-50 min 25-60 30-60 30-65 30-65 40-70 45-70 45-68 50-75 50-70

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)

7 Dwarfs Train
     Level 1: 60-105 min
     Level 2: 80-120 min
     Level 3: 90-135 min
     Level 4: 100-150 min
     Level 5: 100-150 min
     Level 6: 110-160 min
     Level 7: 120-170 min
     Level 8: 130-180 min
     Level 9: 150-200 min
     Level 10: 150-230 min

Big Thunder Mtn
     Level 1: 15-40 min
     Level 2: 35-50 min
     Level 3: 40-55 min
     Level 4: 45-75 min
     Level 5: 50-75 min
     Level 6: 55-85 min
     Level 7: 60-95 min
     Level 8: 70-114 min
     Level 9: 80-120 min
     Level 10: 95-150 min

Buzz Lightyear
     Level 1: 20-40 min
     Level 2: 35-50 min
     Level 3: 40-60 min
     Level 4: 48-65 min
     Level 5: 50-75 min
     Level 6: 55-75 min
     Level 7: 60-80 min
     Level 8: 65-80 min
     Level 9: 70-105 min
     Level 10: 80-120 min

Haunted Mansion
     Level 1: 20-40 min
     Level 2: 30-45 min
     Level 3: 35-50 min
     Level 4: 40-55 min
     Level 5: 45-63 min
     Level 6: 50-65 min
     Level 7: 55-75 min
     Level 8: 60-85 min
     Level 9: 65-100 min
     Level 10: 75-110 min

Jungle Cruise
     Level 1: 25-55 min
     Level 2: 45-70 min
     Level 3: 50-68 min
     Level 4: 55-80 min
     Level 5: 60-85 min
     Level 6: 65-90 min
     Level 7: 70-93 min
     Level 8: 75-105 min
     Level 9: 75-115 min
     Level 10: 95-120 min

Peter Pan's Flight
     Level 1: 50-75 min
     Level 2: 60-75 min
     Level 3: 65-85 min
     Level 4: 70-91 min
     Level 5: 75-105 min
     Level 6: 80-105 min
     Level 7: 85-105 min
     Level 8: 90-115 min
     Level 9: 95-125 min
     Level 10: 115-165 min

Pirates of Caribbean
     Level 1: 15-40 min
     Level 2: 25-55 min
     Level 3: 30-54 min
     Level 4: 40-60 min
     Level 5: 45-60 min
     Level 6: 50-65 min
     Level 7: 55-70 min
     Level 8: 55-80 min
     Level 9: 60-80 min
     Level 10: 70-95 min

Space Mountain
     Level 1: 30-70 min
     Level 2: 45-105 min
     Level 3: 60-110 min
     Level 4: 65-120 min
     Level 5: 75-130 min
     Level 6: 85-140 min
     Level 7: 105-170 min
     Level 8: 120-185 min
     Level 9: 130-200 min
     Level 10: 160-220 min

Splash Mountain
     Level 1: 25-60 min
     Level 2: 35-75 min
     Level 3: 35-90 min
     Level 4: 55-95 min
     Level 5: 65-105 min
     Level 6: 70-120 min
     Level 7: 75-125 min
     Level 8: 70-130 min
     Level 9: 70-140 min
     Level 10: 90-165 min

Under the Sea
     Level 1: 10-20 min
     Level 2: 15-30 min
     Level 3: 20-40 min
     Level 4: 25-45 min
     Level 5: 30-55 min
     Level 6: 35-60 min
     Level 7: 40-60 min
     Level 8: 50-65 min
     Level 9: 55-80 min
     Level 10: 60-85 min

Winnie the Pooh
     Level 1: 25-40 min
     Level 2: 35-40 min
     Level 3: 35-45 min
     Level 4: 40-45 min
     Level 5: 40-50 min
     Level 6: 40-50 min
     Level 7: 45-60 min
     Level 8: 50-65 min
     Level 9: 55-65 min
     Level 10: 55-75 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)

Ariel's Grotto
     Level 1: 30-50 min
     Level 2: 35-55 min
     Level 3: 40-55 min
     Level 4: 40-60 min
     Level 5: 45-65 min
     Level 6: 45-65 min
     Level 7: 45-65 min
     Level 8: 50-70 min
     Level 9: 55-75 min
     Level 10: 60-80 min

Astro Orbiter
     Level 1: 20-50 min
     Level 2: 20-60 min
     Level 3: 30-80 min
     Level 4: 30-70 min
     Level 5: 30-70 min
     Level 6: 30-70 min
     Level 7: 35-70 min
     Level 8: 40-90 min
     Level 9: 40-80 min
     Level 10: 50-100 min

Barnstormer
     Level 1: 10-20 min
     Level 2: 15-25 min
     Level 3: 20-30 min
     Level 4: 25-35 min
     Level 5: 30-40 min
     Level 6: 35-45 min
     Level 7: 40-50 min
     Level 8: 45-60 min
     Level 9: 50-65 min
     Level 10: 60-80 min

Dumbo
     Level 1: 15-30 min
     Level 2: 15-25 min
     Level 3: 20-35 min
     Level 4: 25-45 min
     Level 5: 25-50 min
     Level 6: 30-60 min
     Level 7: 40-65 min
     Level 8: 50-75 min
     Level 9: 55-85 min
     Level 10: 70-95 min

Ench Tales w/ Belle
     Level 1: 30-60 min
     Level 2: 30-55 min
     Level 3: 30-70 min
     Level 4: 40-60 min
     Level 5: 40-70 min
     Level 6: 45-70 min
     Level 7: 50-70 min
     Level 8: 50-80 min
     Level 9: 60-80 min
     Level 10: 70-90 min

Enchanted Tiki Rm
     Level 1: 5 min
     Level 2: 5 min
     Level 3: 5 min
     Level 4: 5-10 min
     Level 5: 5 min
     Level 6: 5 min
     Level 7: 5-10 min
     Level 8: 5-10 min
     Level 9: 5-10 min
     Level 10: 5-15 min

it's a small world
     Level 1: 10-25 min
     Level 2: 15-28 min
     Level 3: 25-30 min
     Level 4: 25-35 min
     Level 5: 30-45 min
     Level 6: 35-45 min
     Level 7: 40-50 min
     Level 8: 45-55 min
     Level 9: 45-65 min
     Level 10: 50-65 min

Laugh Floor
     Level 1: 10-20 min
     Level 2: 10-30 min
     Level 3: 20-30 min
     Level 4: 20-30 min
     Level 5: 20-30 min
     Level 6: 20-40 min
     Level 7: 20-40 min
     Level 8: 30-40 min
     Level 9: 30-40 min
     Level 10: 40-55 min

Mad Tea Party
     Level 1: 10-15 min
     Level 2: 10-20 min
     Level 3: 15-20 min
     Level 4: 15-20 min
     Level 5: 15-25 min
     Level 6: 20-30 min
     Level 7: 20-30 min
     Level 8: 25-35 min
     Level 9: 25-40 min
     Level 10: 35-50 min

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

Pete's: Goofy/Donald
     Level 1: 15-25 min
     Level 2: 20-30 min
     Level 3: 20-30 min
     Level 4: 20-33 min
     Level 5: 25-35 min
     Level 6: 30-40 min
     Level 7: 25-45 min
     Level 8: 30-45 min
     Level 9: 35-50 min
     Level 10: 40-60 min

Pete's: Minnie/Daisy
     Level 1: 25-35 min
     Level 2: 25-40 min
     Level 3: 30-45 min
     Level 4: 35-50 min
     Level 5: 35-50 min
     Level 6: 35-50 min
     Level 7: 35-55 min
     Level 8: 40-50 min
     Level 9: 45-55 min
     Level 10: 50-60 min

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

Princess Hall: Cinderella/Elena
     Level 1: 30-55 min
     Level 2: 40-60 min
     Level 3: 50-75 min
     Level 4: 50-80 min
     Level 5: 60-80 min
     Level 6: 55-85 min
     Level 7: 65-100 min
     Level 8: 70-95 min
     Level 9: 65-90 min
     Level 10: 75-105 min

Princess Hall: Rapunzel/Tiana
     Level 1: 20-40 min
     Level 2: 35-55 min
     Level 3: 40-55 min
     Level 4: 40-60 min
     Level 5: 45-70 min
     Level 6: 50-70 min
     Level 7: 50-75 min
     Level 8: 55-75 min
     Level 9: 55-80 min
     Level 10: 60-90 min

Regal Carrousel
     Level 1: 5-10 min
     Level 2: 5-10 min
     Level 3: 5-10 min
     Level 4: 5-15 min
     Level 5: 10-15 min
     Level 6: 10-15 min
     Level 7: 10-20 min
     Level 8: 10-20 min
     Level 9: 15-25 min
     Level 10: 15-30 min

Stitch's Escape
     Level 1: 10 min
     Level 2: 10-30 min
     Level 3: 10-25 min
     Level 4: 10-40 min
     Level 5: 10-35 min
     Level 6: 20-40 min
     Level 7: 20-40 min
     Level 8: 20-40 min
     Level 9: 30-45 min
     Level 10: 30-60 min

Swiss Family Tree
     Level 1: 5 min
     Level 2: 5 min
     Level 3: 5 min
     Level 4: 5 min
     Level 5: 0-5 min
     Level 6: 0-5 min
     Level 7: 0-5 min
     Level 8: 5 min
     Level 9: 0-5 min
     Level 10: 5 min

Tom'land Speedway
     Level 1: 20-40 min
     Level 2: 30-50 min
     Level 3: 30-50 min
     Level 4: 40-60 min
     Level 5: 40-70 min
     Level 6: 40-60 min
     Level 7: 45-70 min
     Level 8: 50-70 min
     Level 9: 50-80 min
     Level 10: 60-100 min

Town Sq Mickey
     Level 1: 40-80 min
     Level 2: 45-90 min
     Level 3: 50-88 min
     Level 4: 55-98 min
     Level 5: 55-110 min
     Level 6: 50-110 min
     Level 7: 65-110 min
     Level 8: 75-110 min
     Level 9: 75-125 min
     Level 10: 80-130 min

Town Sq Tink
     Level 1: 25-50 min
     Level 2: 25-60 min
     Level 3: 30-60 min
     Level 4: 30-65 min
     Level 5: 30-65 min
     Level 6: 40-70 min
     Level 7: 45-70 min
     Level 8: 45-68 min
     Level 9: 50-75 min
     Level 10: 50-70 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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