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There are 3 ways to get from Camarillo to Santa Catalina Island by train, tram, ferry or bus

Select an option below to see step-by-step directions and to compare ticket prices and travel times in Rome2rio's travel planner.

Recommended option

Train, tram, ferry  •  5 h 39 min

  1. Take the train from Camarillo station to L. A. Union Station station
  2. Take the tram from 7th Street / Metro Center Station - Metro Blue & Expo Lines to Downtown Long Beach Station
  3. Take the ferry from Long Beach to Avalon

$51 - $57

Cheapest option

Bus, ferry  •  7 h 8 min

  1. Take the bus from Thousand Oaks Transit Center to Figueroa & Pico Commuter Express 423 / ...
  2. Take the ferry from Long Beach to Avalon

$42 - $49

1 alternative option

Amtrak Thruway, ferry  •  6 h 54 min

  1. Take the Amtrak Thruway from Camarillo, CA to Los Angeles, CA 4591
  2. Take the ferry from Long Beach to Avalon

$56 - $63

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Camarillo to Santa Catalina Island is to bus and ferry which costs $40 - $50 and takes 7 h 8 min.

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The quickest way to get from Camarillo to Santa Catalina Island is to train and tram and ferry which costs $50 - $60 and takes 5 h 39 min.

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The distance between Camarillo and Santa Catalina Island is 68 miles.

The best way to get from Camarillo to Santa Catalina Island without a car is to train and tram and ferry which takes 5 h 39 min and costs $50 - $60.

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It takes approximately 5 h 39 min to get from Camarillo to Santa Catalina Island, including transfers.

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There are 13+ hotels available in Santa Catalina Island. Prices start at $118 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Camarillo to Santa Catalina Island.
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  • Distance: 68.1 miles
  • Duration: 5 h 39 min

What companies run services between Camarillo, CA, USA and Santa Catalina Island, CA, USA?

There is no direct connection from Camarillo to Avalon. However, you can take the train to L. A. Union Station station, take the walk to Union Station - Metro Red & Purple Lines, take the subway to 7th Street / Metro Center Station - Metro Red & Purple Lines, take the walk to 7th Street / Metro Center Station - Metro Blue & Expo Lines, take the tram to Downtown Long Beach Station, take the walk to Long Beach, then take the ferry to Avalon. Alternatively, you can take a vehicle from Camarillo to Avalon via Los Angeles, CA, Patsaouras Transit Plaza, Tom Bradley Int’l Terminal, Downtown Long Beach Station, Long Beach Blvd & 3Rd St Sw, First & Shelter B N, and Long Beach in around 6 h 54 min.

Train operators
Metrolink Trains
Phone
(800) 371-LINK (5465)
Website
metrolinktrains.com
Train from Camarillo station to L. A. Union Station station
Ave. Duration
1 h 26 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$10 - $14
Schedules at
metrolinktrains.com
Metro Los Angeles
Website
metro.net
Tram from 7th Street / Metro Center Station - Metro Blue & Expo Lines to Downtown Long Beach Station
Ave. Duration
58 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$2
Schedules at
metro.net
Bus operators
Amtrak

Amtrak is a rail service that connects the US and three Canadian provinces. Covering 21,000 route miles (34,000km) Amtrak operates more than 300 trains daily. These medium and long distance intercity services operate at speeds of up to 240km/h, to more than 500 destinations. Founded in 1971, it is based in Washington, D.C. and offers four classes of travel: First Class, Sleeper, Business and Coach. Ticket fares are divided into five subclasses: Saver, Value, Flexible, Business and Premium. Amtrak trains are known for their wide seats, plug-in power, big windows and storage capabilities.

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Contact Details
Phone
+1 215-856-7924
Website
amtrak.com
Bus from Camarillo, CA to Los Angeles, CA
Ave. Duration
1 h 48 min
Frequency
Once daily
Website
amtrak.com
Ladot
Website
ladottransit.com
Bus from Thousand Oaks Transit Center to Figueroa & Pico
Ave. Duration
1 h 34 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$2 - $4
Schedules at
ladotbus.com
Ferry operators
Catalina Express
Catalina Tours
Website
catalinatours.net
Ferry from Long Beach to Avalon
Ave. Duration
1 h
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$40
Schedules at
catalinatours.net

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