Anaheim and Orange County, Easily Accessible and Fun to Get Around
Arriving by Air:
Anaheim and Orange County is serviced by John Wayne/Orange County Airport, used primarily for domestic travel and located just 15 miles away, and Los Angeles International Airport (LAX), located 40 miles away. Many major and commuter airlines fly into the both airports. For terminal and airline information call John Wayne/Orange County Airport at (949) 252-5200, and Los Angeles International Airport (LAX) at (310) 646-5252.
Public Transportation from the John Wayne/Orange County Airport (JWA)
A very popular option is the AirportBus, which operates inexpensive service from JWA to Anaheim and all of our Anaheim Getaway hotels every hour from 9.30AM to 6.30PM and from Anaheim and the hotels to JWA from 6:00AM to 6.00PM. Travel time is 20 minutes (approx). To confirm the time of the next bus, call 714-938-8937 and ask for dispatch.
§ Boarding the Bus at JWA: After having collected your luggage, please proceed to the AirportBus; ticket booth located across the street at the John Wayne Airport Ground Transportation Center. Buses are distinctly marked with DISNEYLAND & CALIFORNIA ADVENTURE themes or the AirportBus name.
§ Leaving the Anaheim Resort Area to JWA: AirportBus picks up from every Anaheim hotel within 30 minutes of the scheduled Anaheim departure. From your hotel, you will be taken to the Anaheim Bus Terminal for ticketing and departure. Please check with your hotel for exact pickup location and time.
Ticket Price: Adults One Way Fare: $11.00. Children (3-11) One Way Fare: $8.00. Adults Round Trip Fare: $18.00. Children (3-11) Round Trip Fare: $13.00. Children under 3 are Free. Prices subject to change without notice.
Orange County Transportation Authority (OCTA)
Another public transit available from the John Wayne/Orange County Airport (JWA) is operated by Orange County Transportation Authority (OCTA). OCTA Routes 76 and 212 travel to Anaheim, for more information call OCTA at (714) 636-7433.
Rail service from JWA:
Train stations are located in Santa Ana and Irvine, approximately 10 miles from John Wayne Airport. For more information: Amtrak: (800) 872-7245 or Metrolink: (800) 371-5465.
Public Transportation from the Los Angeles International Airport (LAX)
AirportBus operates inexpensive service from LAX to Anaheim and all of our Anaheim Getaway hotels every hour from 6.00AM to 12:00AM and from Anaheim and the hotels to LAX from 5:00AM to 7.00PM. Travel time is 45 minutes (approx). To confirm the time of the next bus, call 1-800-938-8933, and ask for dispatch.
§ Boarding the AirportBus at LAX. The buses pick-up from every terminal at LAX. Please stand outside the baggage claim area under the overhead green bus sign on the center island. Buses are distinctly marked with DISNEYLAND & CALIFORNIA ADVENTURE themes or the AirportBus name. To confirm the time of the next bus, use the courtesy phone located in the baggage claim area or call 1-800-938-8933, and ask for dispatch.
§ Leaving the Anaheim Resort Area to LAX. Due to Airport Security-plan to arrive at LAX 3 hours before the time of your departure. Beginning at 4:30am continuing hourly until 6:30pm, we pick you up from the front of your hotel, making it easy to return to LAX. For the majority of the Anaheim hotels, No Reservations are required. From your hotel, you will be taken to the Anaheim Bus Terminal for ticketing and departure. Check with your hotel for exact pick-up time.
Ticket Prices: Adults One Way Fare: $16.00. Children (3-10) One Way Fare: $9.00. Adults Round Trip Fare: $25.00 Children (3-11) Round Trip Fare: $16.00. Children under 3 are always Free. Prices subject to change without notice.
Taxicab Services from John Wayne/Orange County Airport (JWA)
John Wayne Airport Yellow Cab Service Located in the Ground Transportation Center on the lower level. For more information call (800) 535-2211 or (714) 535-0156.
Fares (subject to change without notice):
Taxi Cab: Seats up to five people. Meter rate - $2.30 plus $2.25 per mile.
Taxi Van: Seats up to seven people. Meter rate - $2.30 plus $2.25 per mile.
Arriving by Car:
Anaheim Resort Area can be a big place if you are unfamiliar with where you want to go. Use the convenient are map as a general guide to sites and area attractions.
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Public Transportation in Anaheim/Orange County
800/USA-RAIL (371-5465). Orange County stations located at Fullerton, Anaheim Stadium, Santa Ana, Irvine, San Juan Capistrano and San Clemente Pier.
714/999-1256 or 800/231-2222
800/371-LINK (5465). There are 10 commuter rail stations serving Orange County located in: San Clemente, San Juan Capistrano, Irvine, Santa Ana, Orange, Anaheim Stadium, Anaheim Canyon, Tustin, Fullerton and Laguna Niguel/Mission Viejo. OCTA offers free destination connecting bus service (StationLink) from seven of the Metrolink stations. The extremely successful Orange County Line travels between Oceanside and Los Angeles and makes 19 daily trips.
Orange County Transportation Authority (OCTA)
714/636-RIDE (7433). The Orange County Transportation Authority is the county's primary transportation agency in charge of the freeways, streets and transit and helping keep the county's 2.8 million people moving.
Metropolitan Transit Authority (MTA)
213/626-4455 or 800/COMMUTE (266-6883)
Caltrans Transportation Hotline