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A Guide to Disneyland Paris

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When most people think Disneyland, they usually think of the amusement parks in Florida or California. But theres also a Disneyland in France, right outside of Paris. There are actually two Disney parks at that location the Disneyland Park and the Walt Disney Studios Parks. The Euro Disneyland parks have a lot to offer and make this resort unique to its American counterparts. Disneyland Paris is a must for any family traveling to Paris!

The parks offer many vacation packages and deals on tickets and accommodations. They also offer transportation options from local airports and the city of Paris itself to the resort. No matter where you stay and what you do, youre bound to have a magical time.

What to Know

Hours

Disneyland Park:

Regular hours 10:00 to 23:00

Extra Magic Time 8:30 to 11:30

Walt Disney Studios Park:

Regular hours 10:00 to 20:00

Extra Magic Time 8:30 to 9:30

Tickets

There are multiple ticket deals to choose from. Children under 3 dont need tickets. Prices vary based on the date booked for the best savings, go during the off-season.

Multi-day:

-unlimited access to both parks

-less expensive per day the more days you book

1 day:

-comes standard with access to one park

-pay extra for access to both

-only valid for one day

1 day with a shuttle:

-comes standard with access to one park

-pay extra for access to both

-only valid for one day

-comes with shuttle service from Paris

Fast Pass

Fast passes dont give entrance to the parks. They must be bought in addition to the tickets. Theyll allow holders to skip to the front of select rides. Prices vary by dates.

Packages

Disneyland offers many package deals that include tickets to both parks, hotels, fast-passes, Extra Magic Time, and free parking. Package details and prices change throughout the year, so make sure to check the website for current offers before buying tickets.

Extra Magic Time

Extra magic time is the extra hours of park access that are exclusive for guests staying in Disney resorts. Hours are typically from 8:30 am to 9:30 am, but the hours and hotels they come with can vary based on the date and package.

Where to Stay

Guests at Disneyland can choose to find their own lodgings, but the park also offers many accommodations and partner hotels. It is often a better deal to book a package that includes rooms and park passes. Prices vary based on dates and trip packages. See the website for current deals and offers.

Disney Hotels

Hotel Santa Fe:

  • Good value
  • Extra Magic Time
  • Meet Disney characters
  • Distance to park: 20-minute walk, 8-minute FREE shuttle ride

Disneyland Hotel:

  • Extra Magic Time
  • Gym, pool, spa, room service, meet and eat with Disney characters
  • Distance to park: 5-minute walk

Sequoia Lodge:

  • Extra Magic Time
  • Pool, gym, meet Disney characters
  • Distance to park: 15-minute walk, 8-minute FREE shuttle ride

Hotel Cheyenne:

  • Extra Magic Time
  • Meet Disney characters
  • Good Value
  • Distance to park: 20-minute walk, 8-minute FREE shuttle ride

Newport Bay Club:

  • Recently renovated
  • Extra Magic Time
  • Pool, sauna, steam baths, fitness centre, meet Disney characters
  • Distance to park: 15-minute walk, 8-minute FREE shuttle ride

Disney Nature Resorts

Villages Nature Paris:

  • Waterpark, bowling alley, and spa
  • Condo/apartment style
  • Distance to park: 15-minute drive, 25-minute shuttle ride

Disneys Davy Crockett Ranch:

  • Bungalow rentals
  • Free parking
  • Waterpark and Tarzan high-ropes course
  • Dogs welcome
  • Distance to park: 15-minute drive, no shuttle available

What Else to Do in Paris

While youre in Paris, dont forget to check out the city itself! Theres something to see around every corner. Try a day trip to the famous Notre Dame cathedral, or perhaps check out the latest fashions during Paris Fashion Week! Check out our list of things to do in Paris for more suggestions!

How to Get There

Guests have lots of options when it comes to getting to Disneyland. For those coming from one of the Paris airports, there are car rentals and shuttles that will take you directly to your Disneyland hotel.

Those traveling from the city of Paris can take the Disneyland Pairs Express train or the RER A train. There are also many car hire services, and many Disneyland hotels have free parking.

There is also the Marne-la-Valle/Chessy train station one of the largest train stations in the area just two minutes away from the park.