The Disneyland Monorail was the first daily operating monorail system in the Western Hemisphere. It is celebrated its 60th anniversary June 14, 2019.
Enjoy incredible, one-of-a-kind views on this classic 2.5-mile, 13-minute round-trip journey.
Fly over Fantasyland and Tomorrowland, past the majestic Matterhorn Bobsleds. Glide over Grizzly Peak, Buena Vista Street and Hollywood Land in Disney California Adventure Park. Zoom through Disney’s Grand Californian Hotel & Spa and the Downtown Disney District.
Built at Disney Studios. Based on Alweg monorail systems and concepts.
Built by Walt Disney Imagineering/WED Enterprises
Built by Dynamic Structures
Catch a ride inside Disneyland Park at the Tomorrowland station right above Finding Nemo Submarine Voyage.
Guests with valid theme park admission can skip the Main Entrance by boarding the Monorail at the Downtown Disney District station—and travel straight to Tomorrowland! Trains run approximately every 10 minutes.
The Disneyland Monorail track was expanded in 1961 to transport guests to and from the hotel, making it the only monorail in the country to cross a public street.
Attraction type: straddle-beam Monorail
Designer: WED Enterprises
Height: 41 ft
Speed: 30 mph
Vehicle type: Monorail Trains
Riders per vehicle: 120
Duration: 11 minutes
Vehicle names: Monorail Red, Monorail Blue, Monorail Orange
Track gauge: Single straddle-beam
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Growing up in Los Angeles in the 70s/80s we visited Disneyland on a regular basis and often after school, before "Annual Passes".