Walt Disney World Monorail

This post is proof that I learn something new every trip to Walt Disney World. When we take the monorail we are usually heading to the Magic Kingdom. We have only taken the monorail from the Transportation and Ticket Center a few times. Of those times we have never made a return trip to the TTC via the monorail until February.

In the post I wrote about the monorail earlier, I noted how steep the ramps at the various stations can be. The Epcot stations ramps are actually better than the Magic Kingdoms, they aren’t quite as steep when you are heading out to the parks. The photo below shows the ramps that lead up to the boarding area. I was happy to learn I could avoid them.

Walt Disney World Monorail

In February we headed back to the Epcot station for the return trip to the TTC and noticed this gate. It is located at the base of the ramps that lead to the boarding platform. It’s easy to miss so just keep an eye out for it.

Walt Disney World Monorail

I was thrilled! Yes, it’s just an elevator but for us it meant a lot less work trying to get up to the monorail.

Walt Disney World Monorail

Once you get to the top floor you get out of the elevator at the wheelchair loading gate. We timed it perfectly and the monorail was just arriving. The Cast Members got the ramp out and we were able to board immediately.

Walt Disney World Monorail

If you have any questions about the monorail or any of Disney’s transportation just leave a comment below or send an email to disneyonwheels(at)gmail.com.


  1. Nancy on March 25, 2013 at 10:16 pm

    I will be using an ECV when I go to Disney. Can I expect to have the same opportunities that I see for a wheel chair?

  2. Caseylk on March 23, 2013 at 3:16 am

    I have to use a wheelchair or ECV at the parks and I was so happy when I found this! It is really helpful

  3. Capturing Magical Memories on March 21, 2013 at 10:36 pm

    Boy, my husband would have appreciated knowing that. He complained about pushing my butt up that ramp every time.

  4. adam on March 21, 2013 at 6:02 pm

    Any idea of doing a video on YouTube where you are touring around the Disney parks?

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