Rumors suggested it would be August, but Disney has officially announced that the new Skyliner gondola transportation system will officially begin operations on September 29, 2019.

That said, many times in the past Disney has a “soft opening” period where new attractions are open the public in advance on an official grand opening date, but may not be operational at all times.

Disney has announced the Skyliner will open on September 29!

Disney has announced the Skyliner will open on September 29!

At full build out, the Disney Skyliner transportation system will connect two theme parks (Hollywood Studios and Epcot) and four Disney Resort hotels (Art of Animation, Pop Century Resort, Caribbean Beach Resort, and the new Disney’s Riviera Resort which is scheduled to open in December 2019).

Many of the goldola cabins will be adorned with Disney artwork, features character favorites such as:

  • Mickey Mouse
  • Minnie Mouse
  • Pluto
  • Chip & Dale
  • “Coco”
  • Goofy, Pete, Horace Horsecollar and Clarabelle Cow
  • “Finding Dory”
  • Haunted Mansion
  • “Monsters, Inc.”
  • Pirates of the Caribbean
  • “Ratatouille”

Will you ride the Skyliner when it opens on September 29?