Iconic Universal Attraction Reopens After Week-Long Dissapearance

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Hogwarts Express

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Fans of Harry Potter rejoice!

Wizarding World of Harry Potter
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At all of the Universal Studios Parks and Resorts, there is always being work done and progress made on new and exciting experiences. Currently, there are a ton of closed attractions at the Park right now, all undergoing some sort of transformation or refurbishment, except for Shrek 4-D which we will miss so much!

Minion Themed Construction Walls
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Currently, both Jurassic Park River Adventure and Revenge of the Mummy – The Ride is closed for refurbishment and another one of these fan-favorite attractions has been closed for quite a while, leaving many fans and Guests disappointed and wondering when it would return. Well now worry no more as the Hogwarts Express at Universal Studios Orlando is finally open again.

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As of today, the Hogwarts Express attraction is back up and running in the Wizarding World of Harry Potter at Universal Studios Orlando. The ride was closed last week for an unknown reason with many speculating the ride needed maintenance of some kind. Right now, the ride is shown as open on the Universal Studios Orlando app, boasting an insane wait time (that we hope is just a glitch!).

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More on the Hogwarts Express at Universal Studios Orlando:

Dream Vacation Wizarding World Hogwarts Express

Travel Park-to-Park

You’ll need a Park-to-Park ticket to ride the Hogwarts™ Express and visit both lands of The Wizarding World of Harry Potter™. The train travels between Hogsmeade™ in Universal’s Islands of Adventure and Diagon Alley™ in Universal Studios Florida.

The Dementors’ Debut

In Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban™, Harry first encounters the Dementors™ when they board the Hogwarts™ Express looking for Sirius Black™.

A Fortuitous First Journey

In Harry Potter and the Sorcerer’s Stone™, Harry Potter™ meets his two best friends, Ron Weasley™ and Hermione Granger™, on his first journey to Hogwarts™ on the Hogwarts™ Express
Christmas at The Wizarding World of Harry Potter
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Did you miss this iconic Harry Potter attraction? Let us know in the comments below!

If you want to visit Universal Orlando Resort, you can today! Click here to get your vacation started! You can go to Universal Studios Florida, Islands of Adventure, then eat some dinner and grab a drink at CityWalk. Want to take a splash? Volcano Bay is ready for you. With so many fun events like Mardi Gras, Halloween Horror Nights, and more, Universal will give you an action-packed adventure like you are in the movies! Or, how about a trip to Universal Studios Hollywood to experience the movies?

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