How to Get On Rise of the Resistance 2022

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How to Get On Rise of the Resistance 2022

This article is your complete guide on how to get on Rise of the Resistance 2022! In this article, we are going to show you exactly how to ride Rise of the Resistance at Hollywood Studios with very little wait times! This topic has quickly become one of the most frequently asked questions we receive, and it’s an important one as Rise of the Resistance is not included with the regular Disney Genie+.

That’s why we wanted to break down:

  • How to go on Rise of the Resistance in 2022
  • What time Rise of the Resistance releases premium Genie+ passes
  • How to figure out which way is the best for your group to get on Rise of the Resistance
  • And more!

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We will cover this again later in our post, so for the complete guide on how to get on Rise of the Resistance read on!

SPECIAL NOTE: If you’re looking for the absolute best time to visit Star Wars Rise of the Resistance be sure to check out our Disney crowd calendar! 

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How To Ride Star Wars Rise Of the Resistance 2022

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We are going to start with the most common question and that is exactly how to get on Star Wars Rise of the Resistance? And there are two ways to get on Star Wars Rise of the Resistance right now which are stand in the regular standby que or upgrade to the Disney Genie+ premium selection. If you’re trying to figure out the best way to get on Rise of the Resistance we will always lean towards the Disney Genie+ lighting lane option as it is a premium product which will allow you to wait in a shorter line. Of course as you’ll see there can still be a game plan for trying to pick the best time to ride Rise of the Resistance if you do decide to wait in the regular que.

And one of the reasons why so many people are trying to plan the best way to ride this attractions is the hype around Star Wars Rise of the Resistance was insane from the minute Imagineers announced Star Wars Galaxy’s Edge. Disney knew their newest attraction was going to be one of the hottest rides in all of Walt Disney World and planned accordingly to manage the crowds and avoid long wait times. In response there are a few ways that Disney has been managing the crowds and a few options when trying to figure out how to ride Rise of the Resistance at Disney World. 

How to ride Rise of the Resistance in 2022?

  • Use the regular stand by que later in the day
  • Rope drop or take advantage of early morning hours
  • Upgrade and pay for the Disney Genie+ premium selection

Related Article: How to Rope Drop at Hollywood Studios 

Can You Wait In Line For Rise of the Resistance?

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Next we are going to look at another very popular question that follows how to get on Star Wars Rise of the Resistance, and that is does Rise of the Resistance have a standby line? And yes, Star Wars Rise of the Resistance does have a standby line which guests can take advantage of for free. The main reason why this question comes up so much is Star Wars Rise of the Resistance used to manage attendance using  a virtual line which guests would have to join using the My Disney Experience App. And one of the biggest downfalls to this system was that it was not guaranteed if guests would be able to even join the virtual que making it extremely difficult when trying to figure out how to get on Rise of the Resistance.

However that system is no longer in place and there is a standby line for Rise of the Resistance. Of course now guests are trying to figure out when is the best time to join the standby line for the ride, and they might be asking should we rope drop Rise of the Resistance? , or possibly wait until later in the day? And we would say it really all depends if you plan to be one of the first guests in the park then we would always suggest to rope drop however as you’ll see below you also always have the option to upgrade to the Star Wars Rise of the Resistance lightning lane. 

Related Page: Complete Guide to the Disney Genie Plus 

How to Get Lightning Lane for Rise of the Resistance?

So now that we have gone over the free options when trying to figure out how to get on Rise of the Resistance let’s look at the next question which is, how to get lightening lane Rise of the Resistance? And the easiest way to get the lightning lane for Star Wars Rise of the Resistance is by staying at a Disney World hotel during your vacation. The main reason is Disney releases Rise of the Resistance Genie Plus selections to on-site resort guests at 7:00 AM, and then for regular park guests at park opening. Rise of the Resistance lightning lane selections can also sell out so you really want to be some of the firsts guests who can select their premium Genie+ selection for Rise of the Resistance.

How Do You Get the Rise of the Resistance Lightning Lane in 2022?

All you need to get a Rise of the Resistance Boarding lightning lane selection is your smartphone with the My Disney Experience app downloaded and your party’s Disney Hollywood Studios ticket reservation connected to your My Disney Experience account! Below are the steps to use the Rise of the Resistance Genie Plus:

  • Buy Your Disney World tickets
  • Link your tickets to my Disney Experience Account
  • Make Hollywood Studios reservations
  • Log onto the My Disney Experience app a few minutes before 7:00 AM the morning of your visit
  • Click on Star Wars Rise of the Resistance lightning lane
  • Select the avaliable time window you would like to come back to ride Star Wars Rise of the Resistance

What Time does Rise of the Resistance Lighting Lane Open? 

So to confirm, what time can you reserve Star Wars Rise of the Resistance Lightning Lane selections? And the First Rise of the Resistance lightning lane selections will open at 7:00 a.m. for 0nsite Disney World Resort guests.  The second selection window will open up at park opening for all off-site resort guests.

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How Much Does Rise of the Resistance Cost? 

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For the Disney Genie Plus option of how to get on Rise of the Resistance another popular question we receive is, how much is Rise of the Resistance Genie Plus? And as a general rule of thumb the cost to ride Rise of the Resistance using the Disney Genie is going to be $15.00 per person. It’s also important to note that the Disney Genie premium selections can fluctuate in price so it could also be lower than $15.00 per person during the slower times of year.

Another popular question we receive is, is there a Disney Star War Rise of the Resistance ticket if I only want to go on that specific ride? And unfortunately no there is no ticket to get on star Wars Rise of the Resistance. Guests who plan to visit this attraction must purchase a valid Walt Disney World ticket and make a Hollywood Studios park reservation.

How to Get on Rise of the Resistance Tips & Tricks

It’s important to note that most of the tips and tricks below are best used when using the Star Wars rise of the Resistance lightning lane.

  • Be sure to connect all members of your party to your My Disney Experience App
  • Close all other apps on your phone
  • Turn off WiFi and use data
  • Open the My Disney Experience app a few minutes before 7 a.m. or park opening
  • Decide if you plan to rope drop or not

Related Page: Average Cost of a Disney World Vacation 

Rise of the Resistance Ride Boarding Group FAQ

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Below are some of the most frequent Star Wars Rise of the Resistance Boarding group questions we receive:

Q: How to get Rise of the Resistance Tickets?

There are no tickets to just the Star Wars Rise of the Resistance attraction. You will need to purchase a Walt Disney World ticket which allows you access to Hollywood Studios. Be sure to keep an eye out as we will sometimes offer Discounted Walt Disney World Tickets specifically for guests who are looking to visit Star Wars Galaxy’s Edge.

Q: Are there Rise of the Resistance Extra Magic Hours?

Yes, guests can take advantage of the regular standby que  for Rise of the Resistance during extra Magic Hours at Hollywood Studios.

Q: Is Rise of the Resistance on Genie Plus?

Yes and No, and the main reason is because Star Wars Rise of the Resistance is not included with the regular Disney Genie Plus however it is part of the Disney Genie Plus Premium selections which can be purchase for around $15 per person.

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Our Disney Crowd Calendar is the best tool to help you get the most out of your time in the parks. We break down park crowds, park hours of operation, ticket prices, and average temperature. We also break down the best time to visit Disney World based on specific times of the year and special events.

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