Wednesday, March 19, 2014

Hong Kong 2013 Day 4: To Hong Kong Disneyland

Day 4: 2 November 2013 (Sat)

The last 2 days were the most anticipated days for this trip and the main reason we were in Hong Kong - Hong Kong Disneyland!

We had been thinking which is the best way of transport to go Disneyland from our hotel without a taxi. Looking at the MTR map, we could take the hotel free shuttle bus to drop off at Prince Edward MTR, then travel by MTR northwards to Lai King interchange, switch to Tung Chung Line to Sunny Bay station, and then finally transfer to Disneyland Resort Line. That sounds like a long and troublesome journey especially with the young kids and our luggages.

I figured out another easier way, that was to take the airport express shuttle bus (which we took when we arrived on the first day) to Kowloon Station, followed by Tung Chung Line to Sunny Bay station, and then finally to Disneyland Resort Line. The only worry was, we were not going to the airport and whether if we were allowed to board the shuttle bus without a return ticket. We decided to try out anyway. Luckily, nobody checked us. :)

Here is the Kowloon Station where we transferred to Tung Chung Line.

Boarding the train towards Sunny Bay station.

If you are going to Hong Kong Disneyland, I recommend you to at least take 1 train trip on the Disneyland Resort Line. It will be a wonderful experience. Because the trains are specially designed with Disney theme!

The blue seats are cushioned. Quite crowded on a weekend morning.

Mickey mouse handles.

Disney characters displays.

Mickey Mouse windows

Seriously, the train trip was so short that I didn't even have enough time to take photos and we already reached the station. Lol!

As this would be our last MTR trip, we returned all our Octopus cards here. While waiting, took photos of the entrance of Disneyland, which is just outside the station (although it was still a long walk to the ticketing counter inside).

Before entering Disneyland, we still needed to go to our hotel to deposit the luggage as it was still too early for check-in. This was where we took the free resort shuttle bus that travels between Hong Kong Disneyland Hotel, Disney's Hollywood Hotel and the Disneyland Resort.

Next: Hong Kong Disneyland Hotel