Walt Disney Studios Park

On March 16, 2002, the silver screen came alive at Disneyland Paris with the grand opening of Walt Disney Studios Park.

This thrilling park transports you behind the scenes of your favorite Disney and Pixar films, offering exciting rides, dazzling shows, and unforgettable character encounters.

Whether you are soaring down to Remy’s size in Gusteau’s kitchen, this park promises a day filled with laughter, adventure, and memories that will last a lifetime.

It presently serves as one of Disneyland Paris’ two theme parks and features several breathtaking, interactive attractions.

The Park opens every day at 9.30 am. You may view the closing time, which shifts each month.

Note: Check out the Walt Disney Studios Park Map to avoid problems with navigation.


Opening Hours : Typically 10 AM to 7 PM, but check for seasonal variations.

Best Attraction: Ratatouille: The Adventure, The Twilight Zone Tower of Terror 

Best Entertainment: Mickey and the Magician stage show, Meet-and-greets

Best Dining: Bistrot Chez Rémy for French cuisine

Best Shopping: Emporium for Disney merchandise

Location: Marne-la-Vallée, France. Get Directions.

Which Tickets Include Acess?

Whether this Park is included in your Disneyland Paris Parks tickets depends on whether you choose the option while booking the ticket.

Here are some tickets that have the option for both parks or have included access to both:

TicketsParks IncludedAdult ticket (18+ years) price
1-day ticketChoice for bothFrom €64
1-day flexible ticketChoice for both€105
Multi-day entry ticketIncludes bothFrom €160
Seine River Cruise & Disneyland ParisChoice for bothFrom €71
Disneyland Paris & Paris ZooChoice for bothFrom €78
Disneyland Paris Tickets and Shuttle TransportChoice for both€139
1-Day Ticket with Transport from ParisChoice for bothFrom €137

Front Lot

The Front Lot is the park’s primary entry.

With familiar facades and buildings designed to replicate a typical Hollywood backlot, the Hollywood film studio theme takes shape, exhibiting the beauty of the production.

You can browse numerous boutiques and businesses in a large structure modelled after a soundstage, which also houses Studio 1.

The front lot provides dining options like eateries and food vendors, providing a convenient access point to the park’s other regions. 

It is a lively and engaging space that welcomes visitors into the magical world of Disney.

Best place to eat: Bistrot Chez Rémy

Service: Table 

Cuisine: French cuisine inspired by the movie “Ratatouille”

Price: €25 to €50 ($29 to $57)

Rides and Entertainment: Character Meet & Greet

Production Courtyard

Production Courtyard is all about celebrating the world of cinema, from the early days of filmmaking to modern blockbusters.

It will immerse you in the world of filmmaking and the action that takes place behind the scenes.

This Courtyard features well-known locations like the Hollywood Tower Hotel, a spoof of The Twilight Zone’s Tower of Terror.

Best place to eat: Hollywood Burger

Service: Table 

Cuisine: American

Price: €17 to €25 (US$19 to US$29)

Rides and Entertainment: Studio D, The Twilight Zone Tower of Terror

Toon Studio

Toon Studio is a colorful and imaginative area where popular Disney and Pixar cartoon characters serve as the theme.

Toon Studio is home to the Art of Disney Animation, which provides a hands-on demonstration of the animation process.

Depending on the day, you might also meet some of Mickey’s closest companions, like Donald Duck, Goofy, Daisy Duck, or Pluto. These playful characters are sure to bring smiles and laughter.

The setting provides food alternatives, including the quick-service restaurant Toon Studio Catering Co., with colorful facades, whimsical accents, and a fun spirit abounding.

It brings the enchantment of the movies to life delightfully and entertainingly, making it ideal for families and fans of Disney animation.

Best place to eat: Toon Studio Catering Co.

Service: Counter

Cuisine: American

Price: €10 to €15 (US$12 to US$18)

Rides and Entertainment: Flying Carpets Over Agrabah, Animation Celebration, Meet & Greet

Toy Story Playland

Imagine shrinking down to the size of a toy and stepping into the world of Andy’s backyard! 

Toy Story Playland is a vibrant and immersive land that brings the beloved Toy Story film franchise to life.

As you enter the land, prepare to be amazed by the larger-than-life toy props, vibrant colors, and familiar characters that greet you. 

This place isn’t just about rides. You can also meet your favorite Toy Story characters, like Woody, Buzz Lightyear, Jessie, and Bullseye!  

Don’t forget to explore the Toy Story Playland Boutique, where you can find Toy Story-themed souvenirs and cuddly toys to take home a piece of the magic.

Best place to eat: Woody’s Lunch Box

Service: Counter 

Cuisine: American

Price: €10 to €15 (US$12 to US$18) 

Best place to eat: Woody’s Lunch Box

Service: Counter

Cuisine: French cuisine inspired by the movie “Ratatouille”

Price: €10 to €15 (US$12 to US$18) 

Rides and Entertainment: RC Racer, Slinky Dog ZigZag, Toy Soldiers Parachute Drop

Worlds of Pixar

The setting stands out with brilliant colours, enormous props, and nods to previous Pixar productions.

Worlds of Pixar celebrates the iconic characters and fantastical settings of Pixar Animation Studios, transporting you right into your favorite films.

You can meet and take photos with well-known Pixar characters, including Buzz Lightyear and Woody from Toy Story.

 Don’t forget to explore the Pixar Promenade, a bustling district with restaurants and stores.

During the Animation Celebration, which includes hands-on displays and performances, the magic of animation is highlighted.

Best place to eat: Pixar Place Restaurant

Service: Counter

Cuisine: American

Price: €10 to €15 (US$12 to US$18) 

Best place to eat: Pixar Place Restaurant

Service: Counter

Cuisine: American

Price: €10 to €15 (US$12 to US$18)

Rides and Entertainment: Cars Road Trip, Ratatouille: The Adventure, Crush’s Coaster, Cars Quatre Roues Rallye

Pro tip: Book the Disneyland Paris multi-day entry ticket, which gives access to both parks and is valid for 2 to 4 days, depending on your choice of package.


Backlot is an exciting section dedicated to the thrilling world of movies and special effects. 

Here, you can immerse yourself in the action-packed realm of filmmaking and experience attractions that transport you into the heart of the entertainment industry. 

From thrilling rides to behind-the-scenes insights, this section will surely delight movie enthusiasts and those seeking an action-packed adventure.

Best place to eat: Backlot Express

Service: Counter

Cuisine: Classic American

Price: €10 to €15 (US$12 to US$18) 

Best place to eat: Backlot Express

Service: Counter

Cuisine: Classic American

Price: €10 to €15 (US$12 to US$18) 

Rides and Entertainment: Rock ‘n’ Roller Coaster starring Aerosmith, Moteurs… Action!

Wait Times & Height Restrictions: Your Guide to Rides

The table below shows the park’s rides, wait times, and height restrictions to help you plan your action-packed day:

RidesWait TimesHeight Restrictions
Studio DTemporarily closedN/A
The Twilight Zone Tower of Terror60+ minutes102 cm (40 in)
Flying Carpets Over Agrabah30 to 60 minutes102 cm (40 in)
Animation Celebration
RC Racer15 to 30 minutes102 cm (40 in)
Slinky Dog ZigZag30 to 60 minutes102 cm (40 in)
Toy Soldiers Parachute Drop15 to 30 minutes102 cm (40 in)
Car’s Road Trip30 to 60 minutes102 cm (40 in)
Ratatouille: The Adventure60+ minutes102 cm (40 in)
Crush’s Coaster60+ minutes107 cm (43 in)
Cars Quatre Roues Rallye15 to 30 minutes81 cm (32 in) with an adult, or 102 cm (40 in) alone

Rock ‘n’ Roller Coaster starring Aerosmith
60+ minutes132 cm (52 in)
Moteurs… Action!15 to 30 minutesAny height


Do the Walt Disney Studios Park rides have a height requirement?

Yes, some Walt Disney Studios Park rides have height restrictions for safety reasons. You can find the specific requirements for each ride on the park’s website or posted at the ride’s entrance.

Can I bring my food inside the park?

The park does not typically permit outside food or drink except for infant nutrition and specific dietary needs. However, the park offers a variety of food alternatives, from quick-service to table-service restaurants.

Does a single-rider queue exist at Walt Disney Studios Park?

Yes, the park offers single-rider queues for some of its attractions. This allows guests who are willing to ride by themselves to fill in empty seats on rides, potentially experiencing shorter wait times than the standby queue.

Are there facilities at Walt Disney Studios Park for visitors with disabilities?

Yes, there are several accommodations for visitors with impairments at the park, including

• Wheelchair rentals
• Accessible entrances
• Designated viewing areas

For full details, visit the park website or contact Guest Relations.

Is there parking at Walt Disney Studios Park?

Yes, you can find parking at Walt Disney Studios Park, but at a fixed fee. Motorbikes start at €25 per day, and cars start at €30 per day. 

Do strollers have a rental option at Walt Disney Studios Park?

Yes, for the convenience of families with young children, you can hire strollers at several sites throughout the park. The official Disneyland Paris website details stroller rentals, including prices and locations.

Are there lockers available at Walt Disney Studios Park to store personal items?

Yes, you can rent lockers at a fixed fee to safely store your items while you’re there.

What is the Avengers’ Campus at Walt Disney Studios Park?

Avengers’ Campus is an exciting themed area that brings the Marvel Cinematic Universe to life. You can experience the power of heroism firsthand with exhilarating Marvel-themed rides like WEB Slingers: A Spider-Man Adventure, where you can sling webs alongside Spidey himself!

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