It’s among the finest and most popular amusement parks in the country, with a great collection of world-class roller coasters and other rides. Ohio’s Kings Island is so famous, noted children’s book author R.L. Stine even wrote about one of its legendary coasters, The Beast-twice! Using a great outdoor water park that is roofed with admission and an onsite Great Wolf Lodge indoor normal water park and hotel, there are multiple reasons to travel to. Daily tickets start just $45 when purchased online. There are discounts available, including an after 4 p.m. admission and season passes to consider.
How Much Are Tickets to Kings Island?
Single-day regular (over 48 inches tall, ages 3 to 61): $45 (weekdays) and $54.99 (weekends)
Single-day Jr. or Sr. (under 48 inches tall or 62 and older): $45
Two-day passes (for ages 3 and older): $80
To receive the prices above, tickets have to be purchased online earlier at the official Internet site of Kings Island. Tickets purchased at the gate are $20 to $35 more.
Kings Island is a pay-one-price park. Tickets include admission to the amusement park and Soak City Water Park (when it is open) and all rides and attractions. The park’s fall event, Halloween Haunt, is roofed with admission. Its holiday event, Winterfest, requires separate admission.
Below are the latest Kings Island Ticket Prices 2022
Fall Daytime and Haunt Admission
Save $40 off front gate pricing! Online Price
|Regular (Over 48″ tall, ages 3-61 years)||$39.99|
|Junior / Senior (Under 48″ tall or ages 62 and older)||$39.99|
Save $50 off front gate pricing! Online Price
|Season Pass Bring-A-Friend||$29.99|
Save $46 as a member of the military!
After 4 p.m.
As explained above, make certain to acquire tickets in advance online to save lots of on tickets. However, one exception to the rule is the park’s after 4 p.m. discount ticket, which is offered by the gate. Make sure you contact the park to make certain the ticket will be accessible on the day you plan to visit. Also, check how late the park will be open to ensure you will need enough time to enjoy the park.
If you plan on visiting Kings Island at least twice annually, consider investing in a season pass. In 2021, the cost for a Gold Pass is $130. Moreover to unlimited admission, it offers free parking, discounts on food and merchandise, early ride time, early usage of Soak City, and other benefits. It also contains Bring-A-Friend discounts, which allow cross holders to acquire up to four additional tickets for $39.99 each. A Platinum Pass, which costs $225 in 2021, tosses in unlimited admission to all or any parks in the Cedar Fair chain, including Cedar Point in Sandusky, Ohio.
Other Kings Island Discounts
Members of the military can buy discounted tickets at $43.
Groups of 15 or more can purchase discounted tickets online for $41 each.
The grocery store chain, Kroger, offers Kings Island tickets. The stores may have discounts available.
aRes Travel offers tickets, including weekday-priced tickets best for admission on weekends.
The park has offered a Coaster Combo ticket that combined passes to both Kings Island and Cedar Point for a low price. It bundled park passes, parking, Fast Lane passes, dining, and other features into an All-Inclusive ticket. Talk with Kings Island to see whether these or other promotions are available.
Plan Your Visit
When to Go
Kings Island is open seasonally, generally from May to December. It really is typically start daily from mid-June through mid-August and on weekends and select weekdays at other times of the entire year. Saturdays are traditionally the busiest days. Crowds are usually lower early and late in the growing season. Consider visiting on rainy or overcast days (or days when bad weather is forecast) for lighter crowds. On awesome and humid days in the heart of summer time, water park can be quite crowded, leaving the lines for the coasters and other rides in the amusement park shorter-especially in the center of the day.
On days when wait times are likely to be long for the rides, consider purchasing Fast Lane, the line-skipping pass at Kings Island. It will come in two flavors. Fast Lane permits you to bypass the regular lines on 20 attractions, including the coasters Banshee, Diamondback, along with the Racer. The higher-priced Fast Lane Plus includes additional rides such as Orion, Mystic Timbers, along with the Beast. Charges for the go awayes vary with regards to the day and the anticipated crowd levels.
You can purchase food a la carte at the park’s eateries. Or you could consider purchasing an ALL DAY LONG Dining pass. For $31.99, it provides an entree and a side dish at most restaurants. Pass holders can order food once every 90 minutes each day. The park offers a souvenir bottle for $13.99 which includes free refills every a quarter-hour.
It costs $20 to park in the standard lot and $27 to park in the “Preferred” whole lot nearer to the gate. In case you purchase parking online ahead of time along with admission tickets, you can save $3 on car parking.
If you plan on spending a good portion of your entire day at Soak City, you may consider renting a cabana. They accommodate up to six guests you need to include two lounge chairs and a lockable storage box; Premium cabanas toss in souvenir towels, a mini-refrigerator stocked with water, and a TV.
In 2021, Kings Island opened Camp Cedar, a 53-acre luxury lodging and RV resort. It features both RV sites and fully appointed cottages that accommodate up to eight guests. The resort offers packages which include admission to the amusement park and early ride time on select rides.
The Great Wolf Lodge at Kings Island is open year-round. When Kings Island is start, it offers a powerful way to stay right next to the park. The nicely appointed hotel offers various suites and rooms, a huge indoor water park, and other attractions. Water park passes are incorporated with room rates. Water park makes day passes open to everyone as well.