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Drive Time from Encinitas to Disneyland - weekday morning

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Drive Time from Encinitas to Disneyland - weekday morning

We are staying in Encinitas in September and plan to drive to Disneyland for the day only (probably a Monday or Tuesday). Assuming we want to get to the park by the time it opens (10 am), so will likely be driving somewhat during rush hour, how long should the drive take? Thanks!

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1. Re: Drive Time from Encinitas to Disneyland - weekday morning

Perhaps 1hr and 15min or so.

IF you leave at 8:30AM you'll probably be OK

Noone can really predict accidents on the freeway tying up traffic even more than usual

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2. Re: Drive Time from Encinitas to Disneyland - weekday morning

The drive to Disneyland from here without traffic delays takes just a little over an hour. Leaving here on a weekday morning you will be going the opposite direction to San Diego rush hour traffic, so that won't be an issue until you reach Orange County. You could also hit delays at the border control check station at San Onofre (if its open). It seems like 1 1/2 hours should be enough time, but maybe someone from OC will help out about traffic up there around 9 - 10 AM.

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3. Re: Drive Time from Encinitas to Disneyland - weekday morning

To continue from the OC: As soon as you reach DAna Point then the carpool lane begins on the 5 all the way to Disneyland.

The traffic will slow aa the 5 gets close to the 55, but the closer to 9AM then the traffic is lighter.

The carpool continues to move.

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4. Re: Drive Time from Encinitas to Disneyland - weekday morning

If you have any other questions regarding Encinitas, please feel free to ask.

:)

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5. Re: Drive Time from Encinitas to Disneyland - weekday morning

Thanks for the estimates on driving time - that helps. enorah, thanks also for the offer of more Encinitas help. You may not remember, but I posted a request for info on kid-friendly food on chowhound and you gave me lots of good suggestions - thanks!

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