Star Wars: Rise of the Resistance

The day is finally here, Star Wars: Rise of the Resistance is now open in Star Wars: Galaxy’s Edge, the most ambitious, most epic attraction ever to come to a theme park. 

In this post, we’re going to share with you everything you need to know about this ground-breaking new ride!

Location: Star Wars: Galaxy’s     Edge (Disneyland and     Disney’s Hollywood Studios) – Status: Opened December 5,     2019 (Disney World);     January 17, 2019     (Disneyland)


Ride Type: Simulator,    Trackless – Thrill Level: Medium – Virtual Queue: No, not after     September 23, 2021 – Lightning Lane: Yes, as an     individual attraction purchase

FastPass: No, FastPass is     Retired – Ride Length: 15-20     Minutes – Height Requirement: 40     inches – Capacity: 1,500 – 1,700     per hour

UPDATED: Latest Riding Options Since September 2021, guests no longer need to use the virtual queue to ride Rise of the Resistance as they did for the first 2 years of the ride’s existence.

That means no more waking up early to book a boarding group on your phone, you can get in line like for most of the other attractions.

Right now, there are 2 ways to ride Star Wars: Rise of the Resistance at Disney World:

1. Standby Queue  2. Individual Lightning Lane

Standby Queue – This is the traditional way that most theme park attractions work. You get in line and you wait there until it’s your turn to ride.

Individual Lightning Lane – This is a paid replacement for FastPass and lets each guest purchase a one-time pass that lets them skip the standby queue and get on the ride without much waiting.

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