Choosing a Disneyland Resort Theme Park Ticket

Disneyland Resort offers numerous ticket options to visit their two parks—Disneyland Park and Disney California Adventure. To help you select a ticket that’s best for you, we have divided this guide into three sections: ticket options, pricing, and verdict. These sections provide detailed information about each ticket and recommendations based on what you wish to experience. It should be noted that this guide only provides information on standard tickets. Vacation packages, annual passes, Disney MaxPass, and other options are not discussed.

Ticket Options

Disneyland Resort offers single park tickets, which grant access to only one park per day, and park-to-park tickets referred to as Park Hopper tickets, which grant access to both parks in a single day. The resort offers tickets ranging from 1-day admission to 5-day admission. When purchasing tickets, be on the lookout for any special offers. An annual pass may also be a good selection for your trip depending on how long you’re visiting.

Pricing

The rates displayed on this page are according to online prices published by the Disneyland Resort. Guests younger than age 3 do not need a ticket. Rates are displayed in U.S. dollars. Tax, processing fees, and parking are not included in these rates. You can learn more about these ticket options and purchase tickets at disneyland.com.

Rates last updated on June 21, 2019.

  • Disneyland Park or Disney California Adventure 1-day ticket: Ranges from $104 to $149 for ages 10+ and $98 to $141 for age 3-9
  • Disneyland Park or Disney California Adventure 2-day ticket: $225 for ages 10+ and $210 for ages 3-9
  • Disneyland Park or Disney California Adventure 3-day ticket: $300 for ages 10+ and $280 for ages 3-9
  • Disneyland Park or Disney California Adventure 4-day ticket: $325 for ages 10+ and $305 for ages 3-9
  • Disneyland Park or Disney California Adventure 5-day ticket: $340 for ages 10+ and $320 for ages 3-9
  • Disneyland Park and Disney California Adventure 1-day ticket: Ranges from $154 to $199 for ages 10+ and $148 to $191 for age 3-9
  • Disneyland Park and Disney California Adventure 2-day ticket: $280 for ages 10+ and $265 for ages 3-9
  • Disneyland Park and Disney California Adventure 3-day ticket: $355 for ages 10+ and $335 for ages 3-9
  • Disneyland Park and Disney California Adventure 4-day ticket: $380 for ages 10+ and $360 for ages 3-9
  • Disneyland Park and Disney California Adventure 5-day ticket: $395 for ages 10+ and $375 for ages 3-9

Verdict

Disneyland Resort’s two parks feature a vast variety of themed rides, attractions, and shows that immerse you into both original storylines and popular productions. Disneyland Park is the resort’s staple park. It is the only theme park designed and completed under Walt Disney’s direct supervision, and it still houses attractions that opened with the park in 1955. At Disneyland Park, you can visit numerous themed “lands” as well as Star Wars: Galaxy’s Edge. The park features attractions that many age groups will enjoy. Disney California Adventure is comprised of themed areas that place guests into Disney films and recognizable California environments. At this park, thrill seekers will find a larger variety of rides; however, younger audiences can look forward to a handful of rides as well.

The best ticket option for you depends on what you wish to experience. Do you want to experience everything Disneyland Resort has to offer or are you only looking for a short getaway? If you’re only visiting for a single day, consider what the parks have to offer when selecting a ticket. If you’re a thrill seeker, you’ll love Disney California Adventure. If you’re a Disney buff or prefer attractions that are not as intense, Disneyland Park is a better fit. We believe most audiences will enjoy the experiences in both parks, however, and urge you to visit both if your budget allows for it.

You should then consider how many days you should purchase. For some visitors, a single day at each park may be enough time to experience what they’re interested in. If the park is busy, this may reduce the number of attractions you can experience. If this is a concern to you or you prefer taking your time, visit your favorite park(s) at least twice. You’ll probably want to revisit your top attractions and take in the sights anyway.

Another factor to consider is whether to purchase a single park or Park Hopper ticket. In most cases, we advise against a Park Hopper ticket because of its additional cost. It is also not necessary because we recommend visiting only one park per day to maximize your time. A Park Hopper ticket is only suggested if you’re planning a short trip and want to briefly see what each park has to offer.

When you have decided which ticket option is right for you, be sure to book a hotel prior to purchasing a ticket (if you haven’t already). This will help you determine whether the ticket you’re interested in will fit your budget. If you’re looking to stay at a Disneyland Resort on-site hotel, you can read our guide discussing which hotel is best for you. Click/tap here to read our on-site hotel guide. Disneyland Resort tickets can be purchased at disneyland.com or from a trusted agency.

Last updated on June 21, 2019.

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