Mickey & Minnie’s Runaway Railway is the first ever Mickey Mouse-themed ride-through attraction at Disneyland or any Disney theme park. Hard to believe, right? After all, Walt Disney’s beloved high-pitched mouse practically built the entire company which is now the biggest name in global media. Let’s take a look at the new Mickey & Minnie’s Runaway Railway as well as the ride’s opening date and how much it costs. 

What is Mickey & Minnie’s Runaway Railway

Mickey & Minnie’s Runaway Railway is an attraction and theme park ride at Disney’s Hollywood Studios in Florida and Disneyland in California. It is an endless ride that takes guests through a zany and wild adventure with Mickey Mouse and his friends.

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  • Based on the recent award-winning Mickey Mouse cartoon shorts, the ride features iconic characters such as Mickey Mouse, Minnie Mouse, Donald Duck, Goofy and Pluto.
  • The ride begins with participants watching a brand-new Mickey Mouse cartoon titled Perfect Picnic. Mickey & Minnie’s Runaway Railway starts with guests entering the cartoon studio where they board the train for a wild adventure.

  • During the ride, guests experience a variety of environments and scenarios, such as racing through a cityscape, exploring a secret hideout, and dodging obstacles.

Opening date and ticket cost

The ride is located in two exclusive Disney theme parks: Walt Disney World Resort in Bay Lake, Florida, and Disneyland in Anaheim, California. 

  • It was first announced as part of the D23 Expo in 2017. The attraction was first opened at the Hollywood Studios in Florida’s Disney World in March 2020. At Disneyland, Mickey & Minnie’s Runaway Railway opened to the public on January 27, 2023
  • The ride costs $8 in Florida’s Disney World whereas the new one in Disneyland costs $20 on Individual Lightning Lane purchase method. Before you book the ride, make sure you have the Disneyland app downloaded and ready on your phone.

  • Mickey & Minnie’s Runaway Railway features more hidden Mickeys than any other ride. Compared to the one at Disney World, the new one in Disneyland features a bonus room, a superior queue, and a more organic setting in the El Capitoon area.

Ride experience

Mickey & Minnie’s Runaway Railway is a highly immersive and interactive ride that transports guests into the world of Mickey Mouse Cartoons. The ride starts with a visit to the cartoon studio where the train departs on a wild adventure.

  • The state-of-the-art audio-animatronics and special effects, including 3D projection mapping, bring the cartoon characters to life and create a sense of physical interaction with the ride’s environments.

  • Throughout the ride, guests’ experience is filled with unexpected twists and turns as well as classic Disney humor. The ride ends with a return to the cartoon studio, leaving guests with a memorable and entertaining experience.
Mickey Minnie Runaway Railway ride opening Disneyland
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Overall, the ride is a feast for the senses, with vivid colors, captivating music, and cutting-edge technology. All these elements combine to create an unforgettable and entertaining experience for guests.

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SOURCES: Disneyland, Insider