Everyone wants to spend as little time as possible waiting in line. That is why FastPass+ can add a lot of stress to your vacation. There is another option that you may want to consider that can help you to minimize your wait. Look for a Single Rider Line.
Because groups visit Disney in different sizes, there is the potential for empty seats on rides. The Single Rider Line will fill those empty spots, one at a time. Instead of getting into the Standby Line, look for the Single Rider entrance. Riders will be added one by one when there is an open spot. The lines usually move pretty quickly.
There are a couple of things to keep in mind with a Single Rider Line. First, you’ll skip much of the queue. If you have your heart set on creating a concept car on Test Track, skip the Single Rider Line. Also, if you’re with a group, you will be split up. Decide ahead of time where you’ll meet once you’re done, and if there are children in your party make sure that they are old enough emotionally to be able to handle riding alone.
At the moment there are only three rides at Walt Disney World with Single Rider Lines. They are Test Track at Epcot, Rock ‘n’ Roller Coaster Starring Aerosmith at Disney’s Hollywood Studios, and Expedition Everest – Legend of the Forbidden Mountain at Disney’s Animal Kingdom. Other rides do have the potential to add a Single Rider option, but there is no word on that happening anytime soon.
If you’re visiting Walt Disney World solo, keep your ears open on other rides. Often the Cast Members at rides such as Space Mountain, Soarin’, and Star Tours – The Adventures Continue will call down the line, looking for solo riders.