Soloing at Disney Parks: The Best Single Rider Rides

Soloing at Disney Parks: The Best Single Rider Rides

Heading to a Disney park alone can seem intimidating and frightening, but I am here to tell you that it can be just the opposite! In a previous blog post, I give my top tops for visiting the parks solo. But today, I am going to go over the best attractions to hit as a single rider.

Single Rider Lines

Disney parks can be very single rider friendly, you just have to know which rides will have a single rider line available... Typically these lines host a shorter wait and move quickly, but that is not always the case. As a single rider, you will be paired randomly with someone on the ride. If you utilize the single rider line as a party bigger than 1, you will be split up. But let’s get to the good stuff… which rides are the best for single riders!

I’m going to break things up into 2 categories. First will be attractions that actually have a single rider line. The second will be rides that I find easy to go on as a single rider and enjoy when I am visiting the parks alone.

Walt Disney World

Magic Kingdom:

At the Magic Kingdom, there are no Single Rider Lines to be found. But that doesn't mean there aren’t plenty of attractions that are great options for solo park goers! Here are just a few ideas for you that will have little to no wait time and you won’t get randomly paired up with anyone for the duration of the ride.

  • Country Bear Jamboree

  • The Hall of Presidents

  • Liberty Square Riverboat

  • Mad Tea Party

  • Mickey’s PhilharMagic

  • Monsters, Inc. Laugh Floor

  • Tomorrowland Transit Authority PeopleMover

  • The Railroad

  • Walt Disney’s Carousel of Progress

  • Walt Disney’s Enchanted Tiki Room


Animal Kingdom

Expedition Everest is the only single rider line in the Animal Kingdom. This is an awesome ride, so be sure to jump in line and enjoy it! A few other rides that are worth checking out as a solo park goer include:

  • Flight of Passage (this wait time will never be short, but is a can’t miss ride for anyone!)

  • Kilimanjaro Safaris

  • Maharajah Jungle Trek

  • And any fun animal encounters around the park.



Test Track will be your single rider line choice here. But Epcot is the most solo park goer friendly in my opinion! Here are a few attractions to check out.

  • Disney & Pixar Short Film Festival

  • Mission: SPACE (Only if you are okay being in a confined space with a few strangers)

  • Soarin’ Around the World (a staple ride for any park goer)

  • Spaceship Earth

  • Living with the Land

  • Wander through the entire World Showcase and take it in!


Hollywood studios

Rock ‘n’ Roller Coaster is your last single rider option at Walt Disney World. A few others attractions to check out if you’re solo include:

  • Star Tours: The Adventures Continue

  • Star Wars Launch Bay (if you are a Star Wars fan)

  • And a few odds and ends shows you can find around the park.


Let’s head over the the other coast and check out what they have!


Disneyland park

There are a few more single rider options over here at Disneyland. There are four options, each listed below.

  • Matterhorn Bobsleds

  • Splash Mountain

  • Indiana Jones Adventure

  • Space Mountain

A few other attractions to check out that I love as a solo park goer include:

  • Disneyland Monorail

  • Great Moments with Mr. Lincoln

  • Mad Tea Party

  • Mark Twain Riverboat

  • Sleeping Beauty Castle Walkthrough

  • Walt Disney’s Enchanted Tiki Room


California Adventure

At DCA, you have four more options for single rider lines. Here they are!

  • Grizzly River Run

  • Incredicoaster

  • Goofy’s Sky School

  • Radiator Springs Racers

Once you have exhausted all single rider lines, be sure to check out the following:

  • Animation Academy

  • Luigi’s Rollickin’ Roadsters

  • Pixar Pal-A-Round

  • Silly Symphony Swings

  • Sorcerer’s Workshop


Now this list is just our suggestions and the ones we find easiest to visit while traveling solo. But don’t let that keep you from jumping in line for your favorite ride. I’ve found it quite fun to chat to people in line and get to know them. Whether you visit the parks solo or with a group of 20 people, enjoy every moment of your trip!

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