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

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

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Bus, ferry  •  5h 51m

  1. Take the bus from Hampshire & Foothill Dr. to Flower & 7th Commuter Express 422 / ...
  2. Take the ferry from Long Beach to Avalon

$41 - $46

2 alternative options

Line 70 bus, train, tram, ferry  •  6h 42m

  1. Take the line 70 bus from Thousand Oaks Library / Teen Center to Moorpark Station EB 70 / ...
  2. Take the train from Moorpark station to L. A. Union Station station
  3. Take the tram from 7th Street / Metro Center Station - Metro Blue & Expo Lines to Downtown Long Beach Station
  4. Take the ferry from Long Beach to Avalon

$51 - $59

Bus, ferry via Norwalk Station  •  7h 12m

  1. Take the bus from Hampshire & Foothill Dr. to Flower & Olympic Commuter Express 422 / ...
  2. Take the ferry from Long Beach to Avalon

$42 - $49

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Thousand Oaks to Santa Catalina Island is to bus and ferry which costs $40 - $46 and takes 5h 51m.

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The quickest way to get from Thousand Oaks to Santa Catalina Island is to bus and ferry which costs $40 - $46 and takes 5h 51m.

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The distance between Thousand Oaks and Santa Catalina Island is 60 miles.

The best way to get from Thousand Oaks to Santa Catalina Island without a car is to bus and ferry which takes 5h 51m and costs $40 - $46.

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It takes approximately 5h 51m to get from Thousand Oaks to Santa Catalina Island, including transfers.

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There are 11+ hotels available in Santa Catalina Island. Prices start at $100 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Thousand Oaks to Santa Catalina Island.
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  • Distance: 59.8 miles
  • Duration: 5h 51m

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

There is no direct connection from Thousand Oaks to Avalon. However, you can take the bus to Flower & 7th, 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 Thousand Oaks to Avalon via Moorpark Station EB, Moorpark 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 6h 42m.

Train operators
Metrolink Trains
Phone
(800) 371-LINK (5465)
Website
metrolinktrains.com
Train from Moorpark station to L. A. Union Station station
Ave. Duration
1h 13m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$9 - $12
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
58m
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$2
Schedules at
metro.net
Bus operators
Ladot
Website
ladottransit.com
Bus from Hampshire & Foothill Dr. to Flower & 7th
Ave. Duration
1h 46m
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$1 - $4
Schedules at
ladotbus.com
Bus from Hampshire & Foothill Dr. to Flower & Olympic
Ave. Duration
1h 48m
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$1 - $4
Schedules at
ladotbus.com
Ventura County Transportation Commission
Phone
(800) 438-1112
Website
goventura.org
Bus from Thousand Oaks Library / Teen Center to Moorpark Station EB
Ave. Duration
15m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$1 - $3
Schedules at
Ventura County Transportation Commission
Ferry operators
Catalina Express
Catalina Tours
Website
catalinatours.net
Ferry from Long Beach to Avalon
Ave. Duration
1h
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$40
Schedules at
catalinatours.net

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