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“A” and “C” Ticket signsHere are a couple of opportunities to use up those leftover, low-value tickets.
The A-B-C’s of Disneyland Tickets

Today’s Disneyland guests go from attraction to attraction without a care. But most guests in the 1950s, 1960s, and 1970s needed a ticket for each ride. Tickets came in denominations of “A,” “B,” “C,” “D,” and “E”—with “E” tickets being the best.

Let’s suppose you visited Disneyland in the Summer of 1972. This page tells you what tickets were required for each attraction.



From the Disneyland Guide, Summer 1972:

A coupon or 10¢

  • Main Street Horse Cars (Main Street)
  • Horseless Carriage (Main Street)
  • Omnibus (Main Street)
  • Fire Engine (Main Street)
  • King Arthur Carousel (Fantasyland)
  • Sleeping Beauty Castle (Fantasyland)

B coupon or 25¢

C coupon or 40¢

D coupon or 70¢

  • Rocket Jets (Tomorrowland)
  • PeopleMover presented by Goodyear (Tomorrowland)
  • Flight to the Moon presented by McDonnell Douglas (Tomorrowland)
  • Storybookland Canal Boats (Fantasyland)
  • Skyway (Tomorrowland, Fantasyland)
  • Tom Sawyer Island Rafts (Frontierland)
  • Davy Crockett’s Explorer Canoes (Bear Country)
  • Santa Fe & Disneyland Railroad (Main Street, New Orleans Square and Tomorrowland)
  • Columbia Sailing Ship (Frontierland)
  • Mark Twain Steamboat (Frontierland)

E coupon or 85¢ (adults), 75¢ (children)

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Updated August 29.

Photograph of an “A” ticket sign: 1974 by Werner Weiss.
Photograph of a “C” ticket sign: 1975 by Dennis Caswell.