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Does anyone know how long the average wait time in line is for Harry Potter ride at Universal in Orlando?

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Depends on the time of year you're going, day of week...and time of day. Sorry :)

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It really depends on the time of year and the exact date you plan to go

We were crazy enough to be there on Opening Day last June, the wait was 8 hours, insane. Thank goodness it isn't like that now but it has been reported that this past week ( A Holiday Week ) wait times were 2 hours but they were giving out return time Passes for people to come back. Now with that being said, we were there in October, on a weeday and just about walked right into the Castle, very nice

The Wizzarding World of Harry Potter is a small area Inside Islands of Adventure, it is not a whole Park by itself so you need to get to Universal Parks as early as you can and then walk quite a ways to the area

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When we went in July the average wait was 60-120 minutes. As said by other posts it does depend on when you go. One time we walked straight on to the ride but another the wait time was 3 hours so we decided to go on the single rider line. You miss most of the castle but you get on the ride quickly and sometimes can get seated with your family.

Hope this helps :)


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If you stay on-site at one of the Universal hotels, you get access to the Wizarding World of Harry Potter one hour before the park opens to the general public. During this time, the waits are really short!

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