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Disneyland Paris facts and information
Disneyland Paris

Disneyland Paris celebrated its 25th anniversary in 2017. In 25 years, 320 million people visited the park. The most visited theme park in Europe attracts families, adults and kids looking for the magic of Disney. Lesser known, Disney Studio is the third most visited theme park in Europe. Combine a visit to the resort with a visit to the City of Lights. Paris for kids.

Disneyland vacations

Disneyland Paris is the second most visited sight in the city and the most visited theme park in Europe. It is a must for families with children and entertains all ages. An off season visit is higtly recommended as the park is often crowded.

Disneyland Paris is connected to downtown by metro. To best visit Disneyland and the city, stay in Paris. Book a convenient Disneyland coach tour from the City of Lights with park tickets included (125 euros). Tour information and booking.

Alternatively, if your trip focuses on Disneyland, you can stay at one of the many budget hotels and appartments near Disneyland Paris shown on the map below with prices.

Disneyland Paris
Visit Disneyland Paris

Disneyland ticket prices

Disneyland Paris one day 2 parks tickets has three prices depending on the day of the year: mini (from 40 euros), magic (from 63 euros), super magic from 72 euros.

It is convenient and not much more expensive to buy a Disneyland Paris return trip from Paris with coach transport and full day Disneyland Paris ticket. There is a convenient option with pick-up at your hotel in the city. Information.

Disneyland Paris information: the castle
Disneyland Paris information: the castle

Apartment close to Disneyland

Staying close to Disneyland in a quiet and affordable apartment is possible. Featuring a terrace, Smart apartment Val d'Europe 7/9 pers provides accommodation in Chessy with free WiFi and garden views. With city views, this accommodation offers a balcony. The property includes a living room with a flat-screen TV. The apartment also offers a well-equipped kitchen and 1 bathroom with a bath. Paris is 37 km from the apartment, while Marne-la-Vallée is 1.6 km away. Paris - Charles de Gaulle Airport is 40 km from the property.

4 Rue des Livrains
Chessy 77700 France
Smart apartment Val d'Europe near Disneyland
Smart apartment Val d'Europe near Disneyland

Apartments and hotels near Disneyland Paris

Paris to Disneyland by car

The distance from Disneyland Paris to Paris city center is 30 km. The resort is east of the city on the very busy A4 freeway to Champagne, Alsace and Germany.

Locate Disneyland Resort on the map.

From the United Kingdom, Netherlands, Belgium and Northern Europe, drive south on the A1. Turn onto the Francilienne (A104) a few kilometers past Charles de Gaulle Paris Airport (closest airport to Disneyland), then onto A4. Don't drive through the city. The peripherique freeway around the city is often very busy. From Paris, join A4 at Porte de Bercy and drive east. Parking in the Guest Parking outside the Disney Parks is quite easy. A flat rate per day applies.

Main street
Main street

Disneyland Paris metro

For metro transport from the city to Disneyland Paris, board RER A metro in any of the stations downtown (RER map) towards Marne La Vallee. The ride takes around 26 minutes. Do not board a RER A metro towards Boissy Saint Leger. Get off at Marne La Vallee - Chessy RER station (red line A4 label on RER map). The station is 100 meters from Disneyland Paris. Check RER A metro timetable online.

The one way metro ticket from the city to Disneyland Paris costs 7.60 euros. The return ticket costs 15.20 euros.

Disneyland metro line
Ride RER A metro line from Gare de Lyon to Disneyland in 36 minutes

Paris Airport to Disneyland

By metro, board RER B at Charles de Gaulle to Chatelet-Les Halles in the city, then RER A towards Marne La Vallee - Chessy. The metro ticket from Charles de Gaulle Airport to Disneyland Paris costs 17.30 euros (34.10 euros for return ticket). A convenient alternative is the direct Charles de Gaulle Airport to Disneyland Paris Shuttle.

Disneyland Paris has a train station called Marne La Vallee Chessy, right at the park entrance. You can board a TGV (super fast train) in London, Amsterdam, Brussels, Frankfurt and other European cities towards "Marne La Vallee Ches" train station. Buy train tickets to Disneyland.

Disneyland Paris information: Indiana Jones
Disneyland Paris information: Indiana Jones

Disneyland rides

Space Mountain and Indiana Jones are great roller coasters. Space Mountain will become HyperSpace Mountain in May 2017, a truly epic Star Wars Season of the force roller coaster ride. We like Small World and the Pirats of the Carribean. Also see Disney Castle. Locate the top attractions on Disneyland map. The second Disney park, at walking distance from Disneyland, Disney Studios are devoted to the cinema with great attractions such as Ratatouille and the Stunt Show. 5 200 000 visitors visited Disney Studio in 2017.

Disneyland Paris information: Disney Studios Paris
Disney Studios Paris

Disneyland Paris 25 years

Following the success of Walt Disney World, opened in 1971 near Orlando in Florida, plans to build a theme park in Europe were first drawn in 1972. One year after the opening of Tokyo Disneyland in 1983, a list of 1200 possible locations in Europe was established. In 1985, the number of possible locations had been reduced to two in France and two in Spain. In fierce competition with Barcelona in Spain, Marne la Vallee won the competition thanks to its proximity to Paris, central location in Europe and government support.

The first letter of agreement with the French government was signed in 1985 and the final contract in 1987. Construction began in 1988. On 12 April 1992, Euro Disney officially opened. Disneyland Paris welcomed its 200 millionth guest in 2008. Over 300 million guests have visited the resort in its 25 year history, including the opening of Space Mountain in 1995 and the inauguration of Walt Disney Studio in 2002. The 25th anniversary of the resort was on April 12th 2017. Many events and attractions helped celebrate this milestone for the most visited theme park in Europe and second most visited sight in Paris behind Notre Dame with 9 660 000 visitors in 2017.

Disneyland Paris'25th anniversary was in 2017
Disneyland Paris'25th anniversary is in 2017

Best time for Disneyland Paris

Disneyland is open everyday from 8am to 10pm. Paris Disney Studios are open everyday from 10am to 9pm. Avoid the long queues as much as possible. For that, prefer a weekday, an off season day. Visiting the park on a rainy day is certainly a good option. Come very early. Your stay will definitely be much more pleasant.

For more information, see Disneyland Paris web site.
Check also Disneyland interactive map (in french).

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Shopping Malls near Disneyland

Do your shopping at the huge Val d'Europe Shopping Mall and at the charming La Vallee Village Shopping Mall, both 10 minutes from Disneyland by car or metro. La Vallee Village has more than 110 boutiques of the world’s top fashion brands offering their previous season's collections at reduced prices, seven days a week. Visit La Vallee Village from downtown on a bus tour. Val d'Europe and La Vallee Village are recommended Shopping Malls.

Paris Shopping Malls

Map of Disneyland with top attractions and rides

Arcade Alpha and Beta Autopia Captain Hook’s ship Car parking Disney hotels Disneyland Paris entrance Indiana Jones It’s a small world Mad Hatter’s tea cups Main Street Nautilus mystery Peter’s Pan flight Pirates of the Carribean RER A metro station Sleeping Beauty Castle TGV train station Paris Tower of Terror Paris Stunt Show Paris Tram Tour Paris Crush Coaster