Early Ride Time information

If you are an Alton Hotel guest or Merlin Annual Passholder you are entitled to Early Ride Time. Selected rides and attractions will be open from 9:30 am, these will be confirmed on arrival at the Resort. 

When is Early Ride Time available?

  • 1 Day Ticket Package:
    If you select a 1-day Theme Park package, Early Ride Time will be available for the date you choose to enter the Theme Park.
  • 2 Day Ticket Package:
    If you select a 2-day Theme Park package, Early Ride Time will be available on your second day.

Important Information:

  • Early Ride Time is not available during Scarefest, Fireworks and other Special Events.
  • The Early Ride Time line-up is subject to availability and can change throughout the season.
  • Early Ride Time is only available for guests who have booked tickets alongside accommodation packages or are Merlin Annual Passholders.
  • Early Ride Time is not available for guests staying at local nearby hotels.