Theme Park Wait Times API

Queue Times offers an interface providing access to both live and historical waiting time data for over 80 amusement parks. Theme park operators supported include Merlin, Disney, Universal, Six Flags, Cedar Fair and SeaWorld. With a database spanning back to 2014, Queue Times is one of the largest datasets of waiting times in the world.

Real Time API

The Real Time API offers live waiting times and current ride statuses. These data are updated every 5 minutes.

Access to the Real Time API is free, though you are required to display the message Powered by Queue-Times.com that links to https://queue-times.com/en-US somewhere prominent in your app or service. If you can afford to, please also sponsor the project on Patreon.

List parks

Retrieve a list of parks with available queue times, grouped by park group.

https://queue-times.com/en-US/parks.json

Example response:

[
  {
    "id":11,
    "name":"Cedar Fair Entertainment Company",
    "parks":[
      {
        "id":57,
        "name":"California's Great America",
        "country":"United States",
        "continent":"North America",
        "latitude":"37.397799",
        "longitude":"-121.974717",
        "timezone":"America/Los_Angeles"
      },
      ...
    ]
  },
  ...
]

List park queue times

Retrieve the queue times for a specific park. The example URL given below is for Thorpe Park, other parks can be fetched by changing the ID within the URL. Timestamps are UTC.

https://queue-times.com/en-US/parks/2/queue_times.json

Example response:

{
  "lands":[
    {
      "id":761,
      "name":"Coasters",
      "rides":[
        {
          "id":96,
          "name":"Colossus",
          "is_open":false,
          "wait_time":0,
          "last_updated":"2021-07-28T09:49:45.000Z"
        },
        ...
      ]
    },
    ...
  ],
  "rides":[]
}

Historical API

The Historical API provides access to over 800 million recorded data points. The number of years of historical data available varies depending on the park, data for some parks goes back over 5 years.

Wait times and ride statuses are provided at 5 minute intervals during regular park operating hours.

This API also offers access to various aggregations, including average wait times by ride.

Pricing and further details are available on request.