There are 8 ways to get from Fresno to Santa Catalina Island by bus, ferry, train or plane

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

Bus Greyhound USA, ferry  •  8 h 24 min

  1. Take the bus from Fresno, Ca to Los Angeles, Ca 1429 / ...
  2. Take the ferry from Long Beach to Avalon

$75 - $124

Cheapest option

Bus Tufesa, ferry  •  11 h 39 min

  1. Take the bus from Fresno, CA to Huntington Park Tufesa
  2. Take the ferry from Long Beach to Avalon

$57 - $86

6 alternative options

Train, bus, ferry  •  11 h 9 min

  1. Take the train from Fresno Amtrak to Bakersfield Amtrak
  2. Take the bus from Bakersfield Amtrak to Santa Clarita-Newhall Amtrak
  3. Take the train from Newhall station to L. A. Union Station station
  4. Take the ferry from Long Beach to Avalon

Fly Fresno to Los Angeles, ferry  •  7 h 26 min

  1. Fly from Fresno (FAT) to Los Angeles (LAX) FAT - LAX
  2. Take the ferry from Long Beach to Avalon

$228 - $754

Fly Fresno to Long Beach, ferry  •  8 h 54 min

  1. Fly from Fresno (FAT) to Long Beach (LGB) FAT - LGB
  2. Take the ferry from Long Beach to Avalon

$150 - $423

Fly Fresno to Santa Ana, ferry  •  10 h 33 min

  1. Fly from Fresno (FAT) to Santa Ana (SNA) FAT - SNA
  2. Take the ferry from Newport Beach, CA to Avalon

$220 - $947

Fly Fresno to San Diego, bus, ferry  •  9 h 33 min

  1. Fly from Fresno (FAT) to San Diego (SAN) FAT - SAN
  2. Take the bus from San Diego, Ca to Long Beach, Ca
  3. Take the ferry from Long Beach to Avalon

$143 - $396

Bus to Merced, fly to Los Angeles, ferry  •  10 h 8 min

  1. Take the bus from Fresno, Ca to Merced, Ca
  2. Fly from Merced (MCE) to Los Angeles (LAX) MCE - LAX
  3. Take the ferry from Long Beach to Avalon

$125 - $222

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Fresno to Santa Catalina Island is to bus and ferry which costs $55 - $90 and takes 11 h 39 min.

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The quickest way to get from Fresno to Santa Catalina Island is to fly and ferry which costs $220 - $800 and takes 7 h 26 min.

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The distance between Fresno and Santa Catalina Island is 246 miles.

It takes approximately 8 h 24 min to get from Fresno to Santa Catalina Island, including transfers.

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

There is no direct connection from Fresno to Avalon. However, you can take the bus to Los Angeles, Ca, take the line 9455 bus to Long Beach, Ca, take the walk to L.B. Blvd. & 15Th Sw, take the line 51 bus to First & Shelter G S, take the walk to Long Beach, then take the ferry to Avalon. Alternatively, you can take a vehicle from Fresno to Avalon via Bakersfield Amtrak, Santa Clarita-Newhall Amtrak, Newhall station, L. A. Union Station station, Union Station - Metro Red & Purple Lines, 7th Street / Metro Center Station - Metro Red & Purple Lines, 7th Street / Metro Center Station - Metro Blue & Expo Lines, Downtown Long Beach Station, and Long Beach in around 11 h 9 min.

Airlines
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Fresno to Los Angeles
Ave. Duration
1 h 14 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $900
Flights from Fresno to Long Beach via Phoenix
Ave. Duration
5 h 28 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $850
Flights from Fresno to Santa Ana via Phoenix
Ave. Duration
5 h 21 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $900
Flights from Fresno to Santa Ana via Dallas/Ft.Worth
Ave. Duration
7 h 32 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$320 - $1,200
Flights from Fresno to San Diego via Los Angeles
Ave. Duration
3 h 9 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$160 - $850
Alaska Airlines, Inc.
Website
alaskaair.com
Flights from Fresno to Los Angeles
Ave. Duration
1 h 14 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $900
Flights from Fresno to Los Angeles via San Diego
Ave. Duration
3 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $1,100
Flights from Fresno to Santa Ana via Portland
Ave. Duration
6 h 40 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$220 - $1,000
Flights from Fresno to Santa Ana via Seattle
Ave. Duration
7 h 1 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$250 - $1,100
Flights from Fresno to San Diego
Ave. Duration
1 h 18 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $600
Flights from Fresno to San Diego via Los Angeles
Ave. Duration
3 h 9 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$160 - $850
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Fresno to Los Angeles
Ave. Duration
1 h 17 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $950
Flights from Fresno to Santa Ana via San Francisco
Ave. Duration
4 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $900
Flights from Fresno to Santa Ana via Denver
Ave. Duration
6 h 49 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$260 - $1,100
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from Fresno to Long Beach via Salt Lake City
Ave. Duration
5 h 49 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $900
Flights from Fresno to Santa Ana via Salt Lake City
Ave. Duration
5 h 50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $950
Boutique Air
Website
boutiqueair.com
Flights from Merced to Los Angeles
Ave. Duration
1 h 31 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$70 - $170
JetBlue Airways
Website
jetblue.com
Flights from Fresno to Long Beach via Las Vegas
Ave. Duration
3 h 7 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$110 - $380
Flights from Fresno to Long Beach via San Francisco
Ave. Duration
4 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $700
Train operators
Amtrak
Rome2rio's guide to Amtrak
Contact Details
Phone
+1 1-800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Fresno Amtrak to Bakersfield Amtrak
Ave. Duration
2 h 9 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$30 - $70
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$30 - $50
Flexi Coach Seat
$55 - $80
Business Coach Seat
$45 - $70
Room
$160 - $230
Bus operators
Greyhound USA
Rome2rio's guide to Greyhound USA
Contact Details
Phone
+1 214-849-8100/1-800-231-2222
Email
ifsr@greyhound.com
Website
greyhound.com
Bus from Fresno, Ca to Los Angeles, Ca
Ave. Duration
4 h 20 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$26 - $65
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$26 - $45
Flexible
$45 - $65
Bus from San Diego, Ca to Long Beach, Ca
Ave. Duration
2 h 15 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$16 - $40
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$16 - $25
Flexible
$29 - $40
Bus from Fresno, Ca to Merced, Ca
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$12 - $27
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$12 - $18
Flexible
$21 - $27
Tufesa
Phone
016444102444
Website
tufesa.com.mx
Bus from Fresno, CA to Huntington Park
Ave. Duration
5 h 35 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$16 - $40
Schedules at
tufesa.com.mx
Book at
gotobus.com
Plus
$16 - $23
Platinum
$24 - $35
Ejecutivo
$26 - $40
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
Ferry from Newport Beach, CA to Avalon
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$35
Schedules at
catalinatours.net

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