Disneyland Paris, located just outside of Paris, is the most visited theme park in Europe and one of the top 10 things to do in Paris.
The world-famous attraction consists of two theme parks, Disneyland® Park and Walt Disney Studios®, which both offer countless rides, shows, events and parades.
With hotels, recreational facilities and places to shop and dine, it caters to all the needs of the 15 million visitors who visit the holiday resort each year.
In this guide, you'll learn everything you need to know before you visit Disneyland Paris, including available tickets and package deals, how to get there, highlights in the park, and insider tips.
Available Ticket Options
Disneyland® Paris: Dated E-Ticket
PRICE € 89.90
Tickets for Disneyland® Paris: Multi-day Dated E-ticket
Tickets, Entrance and Opening Hours
Different 1-Day Tickets, Multi-Day-Tickets, Skip the line Tickets, Disneyland Tickets with Transfer and annual passes are available. You can choose a ticket that covers one or both Disney Parks. The tickets include all Disneyland rides, shows and attractions, so you don’t have to pay for anything else in the parks except for food and souvenirs.
At the entrance to each Disney Park there is a ticket counter where you can also buy tickets. They normally open one hour before the park opens, and there is usually a long queue. Disneyland Paris is open every day of the year, holidays included. The opening hours vary according to season. Generally, Disneyland Park stays open longer than the Walt Disney Studios Park, which is usually open from 10:00 to 19:00. Disney Village is open from 7:30 to late at night.
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Download the official Disneyland Paris app. The app is free and gives important information about wait times, park hours, parade times and much more. It helps you to locate shops, restaurants and even Disney Characters.
How to go to Disneyland?
Disneyland Paris is situated 32 km from Paris. You can reach it by train, car or the Magical Shuttle airport bus, which will take you to Disneyland in about 1 hour from Paris Charles de Gaulle or Orly airports.
If you want to go directly to Disneyland from CDG airport by public transport, you can take the TGV at Terminal 2. After about 10 minutes you already reach the station "Marne-la-Vallée Chessy". From there it is just a two minute walk to the Disney Parks.
If you are already in Paris, the easiest way to go to Disneyland Paris is by public transportation. Take the RER A to the "Marne-la-Vallée Chessy" station. The journey lasts about 35 minutes from "Nation" Station.
Transfer to Disneyland
Another option to get to Disneyland is the transfer service. If you buy Disneyland tickets with transfer from Paris, a shuttle bus will pick you up from central Paris and will bring you directly to the heart of Disneyland. Return transport is included. Transfer tickets are also available in our shop.
Seperate Public Transport Ticket : Please note that a ticket for public transport is not included in Disneyland tickets. If you wish to travel to Disneyland by public transport, you will need a separate public transport ticket. Check our article on Public Transport in Paris for details.
What can I do at Disneyland in Paris?
Disneyland Park enchants its visitors with 50 attractions spread over 5 different themed lands. At the heart of Disneyland Park lies the Sleeping Beauty Castle, around which captivating parades, events and shows take place. Entertainment is provided by numerous carousels, roller coasters and other rides that delight both young and the young-hearted. For even more Disney magic, visitors can meet some of their favorite Disney characters. Several boutiques, stores and restaurants complete the Disney experience.
WALT DISNEY STUDIOS PARK
At Walt Disney Studios Park, the movie world of Disney and Pixar awaits visitors. Four action-packed zones offer animation-themed excitement with rides, attractions, shows and special seasons. Shops, diner style family restaurants and selfie spots with various characters are also available to visitors.
Shows at Disneyland
Spectacular shows and parades with Mickey Mouse and other Disney Characters take place all year around and immerse visitors in the magic of Disney. Seasonal shows like Christmas and Halloween are especially popular. There is also a fireworks display that takes place at the Sleeping Beauty Castle every evening before the park closes. To have an up-to-date overview of the times and locations of all shows, we recommend consulting the free Disneyland App.
Food, Restaurants and Cafes at Disneyland :
Disneyland Paris features over 65 restaurants, snack bars and cafes. There is something for every taste and budget, but keep in mind that the prices will be over what you would find in town. Whether a small snack to go, a delicious meal at lunchtime or a luxurious dinner – a wide range of dining options is on offer. International chains such as Starbucks and McDonalds as well as themed restaurants and Tex-Mex-Buffets are available.
Some of the restaurants are very popular so you should make a reservation well in advance. The easiest way to make a reservation is through the free Disneyland Paris App mentioned above.
Holidays at Disneyland Paris
Disneyland Paris is one of the most popular holiday destinations. As a holiday resort it stands out not only for its two theme parks, but also for its hotels and Disneyland Village, which offers day and night entertainment with shows, concerts, shopping, restaurants and a cinema. In addition, there are shops and restaurants, as well as sports and leisure activities, making the resort a popular and carefree getaway.
It is possible to book a Disney holiday package. It includes accommodation, entrance tickets to Disneyland Paris and extras like meal plans, car hire, tickets for special events or travel to and from Disneyland Paris.
Hotels at Disneyland
In the immediate vicinity of the Disney Parks are the “Disney Hotels” and the hotel “Villages Nature Paris by Center Parcs”. They range from budget rooms to luxury suits. Most of the hotels offer amenities like a shuttle bus, a restaurant, free breakfast and recreational facilities. Guests of those hotels get Extra Magic Time, which means that they can enter the Disney Parks before official opening time.
Booking : Disney Hotels can be booked online on the official website of Disneyland Paris or via the Disneyland call centre (+33 1 60 30 60 53). Bookings should be done at least 1 month in advance, 2 months during pick season.
Disneyland Resort Package Deals
Learn more about the Disneyland Resort Package Deals.
Shopping at Disneyland
Disneyland Paris is packed with stores, boutiques and sales stands that offer a wide range of items. While a large part of the offer consists of gift items and souvenirs, there is also a wide variety of clothing, jewelry, decorative items, toys, stuffed animals and delicious treats.
One of the best places to shop is Main Street in Disneyland Park, which is lined with a number of boutiques. Disney Village is also a popular place to go shopping. The largest selection of sweets can be found at the Boardwalk Candy Palace, which is a sweet tooth's paradise.
One of the amenities offered by the resort is a free shopping service. Instead of carrying all purchases around, guests can simply leave them at the respective store and pick them up after 18:00 at Disney Village or at the shop in their Disney Hotel.
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Tax Free : If your primary residence is in a non-EU country and you spent more than 175€ in one transaction, you may be eligible for a refund of the VAT on the price of goods you purchased in Disneyland Paris. Before making the purchase, please ask if the store participates in the tax-free shopping scheme. If yes, get your VAT refund document and show it at the airport.
How to get with the Car to Disneyland ?
The ride by car takes about 40 minutes from central Paris. If you want to go by car to Disneyland Paris, you will need to follow "Metz/Nancy" on the A4 motorway and take the exit 14 for “Parcs Disney”. Alternatively, you can use the A104 (la Francielienne). Both motorways will lead you straight to the resort. Along the way you will see plenty of signs that will lead you to Disneyland Paris.
Please note that some French motorways operate a paying toll system.
Parking at Disneyland
There is a guest parking outside of the Disney Parks. Please note that a flat rate per day applies and that the parking lot fills up very quickly. Up to date information about the car parking fees at Disneyland Paris can be found here. Guests that are staying in one of the Disney Hotels or at an associated hotel near the Disney Parks (except Adagio City Apart'hotel Val d'Europe), can park for free in the hotel car park.
Rent a Car : The car rental agency Hertz is the official partner of Disneyland Paris and offers a variety of rental cars as well as extra services.
Find a Parking Spot : Learn about the Parkings in Paris and how to navigate through the city of Paris with a car.
FAQ (Frequently Asked Questions)
Ideally, you spent three full days in Disneyland Paris. You can discover the Disneyland Park with its five themed lands for two days, and one day at the Walt Disney Studios Park.
There are different ticket options to choose from. A 1-Day Dated Entrance Ticket to Disneyland Paris starts from 54€. There are also Multi-Day-Passes and Skip the line tickets. You can choose to visit one Disney Park or both. Up-to-date information about the ticket prices and options can be found here.
Tickets for Disneyland Paris can be purchased on site at the ticket counter. However, there are usually long waiting lines. That’s why we recommend buying the entrance ticket to Disneyland Paris online. Online tickets such as Skip the line Tickets, Multi-Day-Tickets and Tickets with Transfer are available in our ticket shop.
Disneyland Paris is a great holiday destination all year round. If you want to avoid the high season and long waiting times at rides, we recommend that you plan your trip mid-week between mid-January and mid-March or between mid-April and mid-May. Within these periods, however, fewer shows and events may take place.
On weekends, during the summer months, and for special seasonal events, Disneyland Paris usually has extended hours and more scheduled shows, which is why the resort attracts more guests then.
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