There are 3 ways to get from Santa Catalina Island to Laguna Beach by ferry or bus

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Recommended option

Ferry Catalina Tours  •  1 h 37 min

  1. Take the ferry from Avalon to Newport Beach, CA

$75 - $90

Cheapest option

Ferry, bus  •  4 h 52 min

  1. Take the ferry from Avalon to Long Beach
  2. Take the bus from 7Th-Channel to Coast-Ocean 1

$41 - $49

1 alternative option

Ferry Catalina Express  •  1 h 44 min

  1. Take the ferry from Avalon to Dana Point

$68 - $81

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Santa Catalina Island to Laguna Beach is to ferry and bus which costs $40 - $50 and takes 4 h 52 min.

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The quickest way to get from Santa Catalina Island to Laguna Beach is to ferry which costs $75 - $90 and takes 1 h 37 min.

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The distance between Santa Catalina Island and Laguna Beach is 38 miles.

The best way to get from Santa Catalina Island to Laguna Beach without a car is to ferry which takes 1 h 37 min and costs $75 - $90.

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It takes approximately 1 h 37 min to get from Santa Catalina Island to Laguna Beach, including transfers.

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There are 495+ hotels available in Laguna Beach. Prices start at $97 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Santa Catalina Island to Laguna Beach.
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  • Distance: 38.4 miles
  • Duration: 1 h 37 min

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

Catalina Tours operates a ferry from Avalon to Laguna Beach once daily. Tickets cost $35 and the journey takes 1 h 15 min.

Bus operators
OCTA
Phone
+1 714-560-6282
Website
octa.net
Bus from 7Th-Channel to Coast-Ocean
Ave. Duration
1 h 33 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$2 - $7
Schedules at
octa.net
Ferry operators
Catalina Tours
Website
catalinatours.net
Ferry from Avalon to Newport Beach, CA
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$35
Schedules at
catalinatours.net
Ferry from Avalon to Dana Point
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$41
Schedules at
catalinatours.net
Ferry from Avalon to Long Beach
Ave. Duration
1 h
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$40
Schedules at
catalinatours.net
Catalina Express
Website
catalinaexpress.com
Ferry from Avalon to Dana Point
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$39
Schedules at
catalinaexpress.com
Ferry from Avalon to Long Beach
Ave. Duration
1 h 45 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$38
Schedules at
catalinaexpress.com

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