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

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, fly to Los Angeles, ferry  •  9 h 44 min

  1. Take the bus from Mesilla Valley Transit Terminal to Downtown El Paso
  2. Fly from El Paso (ELP) to Los Angeles (LAX) ELP - LAX
  3. Take the ferry from Long Beach to Avalon

$152 - $458

Cheapest option

Bus EPLA Limo Express, ferry  •  17 h 52 min

  1. Take the bus from Las Cruces, NM to Los Angeles
  2. Take the ferry from Long Beach to Avalon

$91 - $133

6 alternative options

Bus, fly to Long Beach, ferry  •  11 h 1 min

  1. Take the bus from Mesilla Valley Transit Terminal to Downtown El Paso
  2. Fly from El Paso (ELP) to Long Beach (LGB) ELP - LGB
  3. Take the ferry from Long Beach to Avalon

$194 - $797

Bus, fly to Santa Ana, ferry  •  10 h 56 min

  1. Take the bus from Mesilla Valley Transit Terminal to Downtown El Paso
  2. Fly from El Paso (ELP) to Santa Ana (SNA) ELP - SNA
  3. Take the ferry from Newport Beach, CA to Avalon

$204 - $851

Bus, fly to Ontario/San Bernardino, ferry  •  12 h 39 min

  1. Take the bus from Mesilla Valley Transit Terminal to Downtown El Paso
  2. Fly from El Paso (ELP) to Ontario/San Bernardino (ONT) ELP - ONT
  3. Take the bus from Pomona Transit Center to Flower St and Pico Blvd
  4. Take the ferry from Long Beach to Avalon

$367 - $414

Bus, fly to San Diego, train, ferry  •  11 h 23 min

  1. Take the bus from Mesilla Valley Transit Terminal to Downtown El Paso
  2. Fly from El Paso (ELP) to San Diego (SAN) ELP - SAN
  3. Take the train from San Diego Santa Fe Depot to San Juan Capistrano Amtrak Station
  4. Take the ferry from Dana Point to Avalon

$193 - $491

Bus, train, ferry  •  22 h 4 min

  1. Take the bus from Las Cruces, NM to Deming, NM
  2. Take the train from Deming Amtrak to Los Angeles Union Station
  3. Take the ferry from Long Beach to Avalon

$163 - $363

Bus Greyhound Mexico, ferry  •  25 h 3 min

  1. Take the bus from Mesilla Valley Transit Terminal to Downtown El Paso
  2. Take the bus from El Paso to Long Beach
  3. Take the ferry from Long Beach to Avalon

$124 - $177

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Las Cruces to Santa Catalina Island is to bus and ferry which costs $90 - $140 and takes 17 h 52 min.

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The quickest way to get from Las Cruces to Santa Catalina Island is to bus and fly and ferry which costs $150 - $460 and takes 9 h 44 min.

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The distance between Las Cruces and Santa Catalina Island is 683 miles.

The best way to get from Las Cruces to Santa Catalina Island without a car is to bus and ferry which takes 17 h 52 min and costs $90 - $140.

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It takes approximately 9 h 44 min to get from Las Cruces to Santa Catalina Island, including transfers.

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The quickest flight from El Paso Airport to Los Angeles Airport is the direct flight which takes 2 h 15 min.

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Santa Catalina Island is 1 h behind Las Cruces. It is currently 8:46 AM in Las Cruces and 7:46 AM in Santa Catalina Island.

American Airlines and Southwest Airlines offer flights from El Paso Airport to Los Angeles Airport.

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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 Las Cruces to Santa Catalina Island.
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  • Distance: 683.3 miles
  • Duration: 9 h 44 min

What companies run services between Las Cruces, NM, USA and Santa Catalina Island, CA, USA?

There is no direct connection from Las Cruces to Avalon. However, you can take the bus to Downtown Transit Ctr Bay N, take the line 33 bus to El Paso Int'Airport, take the walk to El Paso airport, fly to Los Angeles, take the walk to Tom Bradley Int’l Terminal, take the bus to Downtown Long Beach Station, take the walk to Long Beach Blvd & 3Rd St Sw, take the line 46 bus to First & Shelter B N, take the walk to Long Beach, then take the ferry to Avalon. Alternatively, you can take the bus to Downtown Transit Ctr Bay N, take the line 33 bus to El Paso Int'Airport, take the walk to El Paso airport, fly to Long Beach, take the walk to Airport & Terminal W, take the line 111 bus to First & Shelter C N, take the walk to Long Beach, then take the ferry to Avalon.

Airlines
Southwest Airlines
Website
southwest.com
Flights from El Paso to Los Angeles
Ave. Duration
2 h 16 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$220 - $700
Flights from El Paso to Los Angeles via Phoenix
Ave. Duration
3 h 47 min
When
Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$220 - $700
Flights from El Paso to Los Angeles via Las Vegas
Ave. Duration
4 h 1 min
When
Wednesday and Sunday
Estimated price
$220 - $700
Flights from El Paso to Long Beach via Las Vegas
Ave. Duration
4 h 53 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $700
Flights from El Paso to Long Beach via Denver
Ave. Duration
6 h 7 min
When
Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$220 - $850
Flights from El Paso to Long Beach via Phoenix, Las Vegas
Ave. Duration
5 h 46 min
When
Wednesday, Thursday and Friday
Estimated price
$170 - $700
Flights from El Paso to Santa Ana via Phoenix
Ave. Duration
3 h 57 min
When
Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$170 - $750
Flights from El Paso to Santa Ana via Las Vegas
Ave. Duration
4 h 9 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $750
Flights from El Paso to Santa Ana via Denver
Ave. Duration
5 h 5 min
When
Wednesday, Thursday and Friday
Estimated price
$230 - $900
Flights from El Paso to Ontario/San Bernardino via Phoenix
Ave. Duration
3 h 32 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $700
Flights from El Paso to Ontario/San Bernardino via Las Vegas
Ave. Duration
4 h 3 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $750
Flights from El Paso to San Diego
Ave. Duration
1 h 55 min
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$160 - $800
Flights from El Paso to San Diego via Phoenix
Ave. Duration
3 h 27 min
When
Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$160 - $800
Flights from El Paso to San Diego via Las Vegas
Ave. Duration
3 h 43 min
When
Wednesday and Saturday
Estimated price
$160 - $800
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from El Paso to Los Angeles
Ave. Duration
2 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $650
Flights from El Paso to Los Angeles via Phoenix
Ave. Duration
4 h 14 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$150 - $650
Flights from El Paso to Long Beach via Phoenix
Ave. Duration
4 h 4 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $750
Flights from El Paso to Santa Ana via Phoenix
Ave. Duration
4 h 4 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $800
Flights from El Paso to Ontario/San Bernardino via Phoenix
Ave. Duration
4 h 7 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$320 - $750
Flights from El Paso to San Diego via Phoenix
Ave. Duration
3 h 35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$230 - $950
Alaska Airlines, Inc.
Website
alaskaair.com
Flights from El Paso to Los Angeles
Ave. Duration
2 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $650
Flights from El Paso to Long Beach via Phoenix
Ave. Duration
4 h 4 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $750
Flights from El Paso to Santa Ana via Phoenix
Ave. Duration
4 h 4 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $800
Flights from El Paso to San Diego
Ave. Duration
1 h 50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$1,200 - $6,000
Flights from El Paso to San Diego via Phoenix
Ave. Duration
3 h 35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$230 - $950
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from El Paso to Long Beach via Salt Lake City
Ave. Duration
5 h 9 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$170 - $800
Train 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
Train from San Diego Santa Fe Depot to San Juan Capistrano Amtrak Station
Ave. Duration
1 h 36 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$26 - $55
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$26 - $40
Flexi Coach Seat
$45 - $70
Business Coach Seat
$35 - $55
Room
$140 - $210
Train from Deming Amtrak to Los Angeles Union Station
Ave. Duration
15 h 17 min
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
$100 - $290
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$100 - $150
Flexi Coach Seat
$180 - $260
Business Coach Seat
$200 - $290
Room
$410 - $600
Bus operators
New Mexico Transport
Website
dot.state.nm.us
Bus from Mesilla Valley Transit Terminal to Downtown El Paso
Ave. Duration
1 h 9 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$3
Schedules at
dot.state.nm.us
Foothill Transit
Phone
+1 800-743-3463
Website
foothilltransit.org
Bus from Pomona Transit Center to Flower St and Pico Blvd
Ave. Duration
1 h 17 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$1 - $5
Schedules at
foothilltransit.org
EPLA Limo Express
Website
eplalimo.com
Bus from Las Cruces, NM to Los Angeles
Ave. Duration
13 h 30 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$50 - $90
Schedules at
eplalimo.com
Bus from Las Cruces, NM to Deming, NM
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$22 - $30
Schedules at
eplalimo.com
Greyhound Mexico
Phone
01-800 890 6821
Website
greyhound.com.mx
Bus from El Paso to Long Beach
Ave. Duration
19 h 20 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$80 - $130
Schedules at
greyhound.com.mx
Ferry operators
Catalina Express
Website
catalinaexpress.com
Ferry from Long Beach to Avalon
Ave. Duration
1 h 45 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$38
Schedules at
catalinaexpress.com
Ferry from Dana Point to Avalon
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$39
Schedules at
catalinaexpress.com
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
Ferry from Dana Point to Avalon
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$41
Schedules at
catalinatours.net

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