Just like the parks have evolved over the years, so has transportation options at Disney World. From Uber and Lyft to rental cars to Disney buses and monorails, there are a ton of great options to get from one place to another in the parks. The newest to the transportation scene, Minnie Vans are specially-themed rideshare SUVs from Lyft. Here’s what you need to know about this fun ride share option:
All Minnie Vans are owned and operated by Disney in conjunction with Lyft. The vehicles aren’t actually minivans, but Chevy Traverse SUVs, decorated in Minnie’s trademark black, red and white polka dots. Using the Lyft app, riders can request a ride from anywhere within the Walt Disney World Resort. Each driver is a trained Disney cast member, ready to get where you want to go with a smile.
The price of each ride varies depending on the distance between travel points. You’ll be able to see the exact amount on the app before you confirm your ride. Minnie Vans are available from 6:30 am to 12:30 am and during that time, a Minnie Van will usually be just minutes away.
Currently, each Minnie Van ride costs a $15 base fee, plus a per mile fee that varies depending on demand.
How It Works
In the Lyft app, choose your destination within the Walt Disney World Resort and then choose the Minnie Van option. Confirm your pick-up location and the app will show your Minnie Van number and a map to track where your driver. You can also pay for the ride and tip right on the app.
If you need an accessible vehicle, you can call the customer service line at 407.828.3500. These vehicles require a 45 to 60-minute lead time and can accommodate standard wheelchairs, motorized vehicles and electric conveyance vehicles.
Minnie Vans Airport Transfers
Lyft and Disney also offer Minnie Van shuttles to take guests to and from the Orlando International Airport to Disney World Resort hotels. Guests can book these trips up to six months in advance by calling 407.939.7529. When calling, have your flight information handy. You’ll want to request pickup at least two hours prior to your flight departure for domestic trips and three hours for international flights.
Minnie Van shuttles hold up to six guests, including three car seats, as well as six medium suitcases. Car seats are complementary and can be requested when you book the trip. Each one-way trip costs $150, not including tip for the driver. Airport shuttles run from 6 am to 11:59 pm.
Please note that Minnie Van shuttles do not offer service to:
- Walt Disney World Swan Hotel
- Walt Disney World Dolphin Hotel
- Four Seasons Orlando
- Disney Springs Resort Area Hotels
- Walt Disney World Gateway Hotels
- Walt Disney World Good Neighbor Hotels