8 Tips For Planning The Disneyland Paris Vacation

Disneyland Paris is located at Marne-la-Vallée in France.

This French town is located 32 km east in the outskirts of the city of Paris.

The park consist of many resort hotels, a shopping complex, entertainment venues, restaurants, just to mention but a few.

Certainly, a visit to Disneyland is on the bucket list of many families.

Disneyland Paris

Here are the 8 essential tips for your first Disneyland Paris vacation:

1 ✦ Pay Attention To Discounts And Deals For Disneyland Paris

Deals and offers are a powerful marketing tools used by many successful businesses.

Without a doubt, the park also uses this strategy for the fans who have a burning desire to jump to the bandwagon and enjoy the experience before they miss out.

This reduction in price or deals will make you feel like you are getting the most value for your money.

The Disney Rail

2 ✦ Check The Refurbishment Schedule

Indeed, nobody wants to get to the park and then discover that the ride they are most excited about, is undergoing renovations.

The visitors to the park are actually informed of the scheduled refurbishment.

Practical Information

The ride refurbishment list can be found on the official website.

Disneyland Paris

3 ✦ Pay Attention To Special Events

It is important to pay attention to special events for example the Halloween Party.

The events are great for the whole family. Therefore on a plus side, they will spice up your Disneyland Paris vacation.

If you are not interested, then you’ll have to plan your vacation accordingly.

Disneyland Paris

4 ✦ Disneyland Paris Dining Reservations

There are a wide range of restaurants to choose from in the park.

In general, Disneyland Paris has an easy and efficient restaurant reservations service covering all the restaurants and buffet.

The reservations can be made up to 60 days in advance.

Walt Disney Studios Park

5 ✦ Download The Disney App

This app has all the useful information about the park.

This includes from checking waiting time, to reserving FastPass, and to making dinner reservations, just to mention but a few.

The app is an incredible tool and source of information.

I would recommend if you are planning to visit Disneyland park, that you download the App and learn how to use it.

In Disney

6 ✦ There Is A Train Station Nearby

Unless you’re traveling all around France, a car rental is not a necessity.

The park is located next to the train station Marne-la-Vallée/Chessy. This is conveniently served by Thalys/TGV/Eurostar trains.

If you use the train, and you are staying in one of the Disney’s hotels, they offer services to bring the bags to the hotel. Thus, you can directly start enjoying the park.

Having fun in the theme park

7 ✦ The Disneyland Paris Park is Convenient

The distance between the two parks; Disneyland Paris and Walt Disney Studio Park, are just a few hundred metres apart, making park hopping incredibly easy.

Adjacent to the two parks is the shopping, entertainment and restaurant district where no park ticket is required for you to access.

Last but not least the Disney owned hotels are also all within walking distance to the parks.

You can also hop on a bus which is free if you are staying in one of the Disney owned hotels. This make the logistics of a Disneyland vacation simple for the families.


8 ✦ Transfer From Paris to Disneyland Paris

While visiting Paris, you can add a trip to Disneyland.

The distance between Paris and Disneyland is around 45 km.

It is possible to get to the park from Paris by train, express bus, group transfer or by taxi.

The buses from Disneyland to Paris depart from Paris Orly and Charles de Gaulle Airports.

walt disney studios park
Walt Disney Studios Park

Some Tips

  • Families can easily reduce their waiting times on a Disneyland vacation, though the FASTPASS
  • Keep in mind that there is no public transport at night

A Travel Quote

“Every man can transform the world from one of monotony and drabness to one of excitement and adventure.” -Irving Wallace


Walt Disney Studios Park Paris
Walt Disney Studios Park Paris
Adventureland, Disneyland Paris
Fantasyland Disneyland Paris
Fantasyland Disneyland Paris

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