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

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Train, tram, ferry

  1. Take the train from Baldwin Park station to L. A. Union Station station
  2. Take the tram from 7th Street / Metro Center Station - Metro A Line to Downtown Long Beach Station
  3. Take the ferry from Long Beach to Avalon

2 alternative options

Bus, tram, ferry

  1. Take the bus from West Covina Pkwy and Toluca Ave W to Flower St and Pico Blvd
  2. Take the tram from Pico Station to Downtown Long Beach Station
  3. Take the ferry from Long Beach to Avalon

Bus, line 2030 bus, ferry

  1. Take the bus from West Covina Pkwy and Toluca Ave W to Arcadia St and Alameda St
  2. Take the line 2030 bus from Los Angeles Downtown to Long Beach Downtown Transit Gallery
  3. Take the ferry from Long Beach to Avalon

West Covina to Santa Catalina Island by train, subway, tram, walk and ferry

The journey time between West Covina and Santa Catalina Island is around 3h 58m and covers a distance of around 73 miles. This includes an average layover time of around 1h 12m. Operated by Metrolink Trains, Metro Los Angeles and Catalina Express, the West Covina to Santa Catalina Island service departs from Baldwin Park station and arrives in Avalon. Typically 27 services run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

27 Weekly Services
3h 58m Average Duration
$79 Cheapest Price
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West Covina → Santa Catalina Island
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The national COVID-19 helpline number in Santa Catalina Island is 800-232-4636.

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The cheapest way to get from West Covina to Santa Catalina Island is to bus and tram and ferry which costs $79 - $85 and takes 4h 3m.

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The quickest way to get from West Covina to Santa Catalina Island is to train and tram and ferry which costs $75 - $90 and takes 3h 58m.

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The distance between West Covina and Santa Catalina Island is 55 miles.

The best way to get from West Covina to Santa Catalina Island without a car is to train and tram and ferry which takes 3h 58m and costs $75 - $90.

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It takes approximately 3h 58m to get from West Covina to Santa Catalina Island, including transfers.

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There are 62+ hotels available in Santa Catalina Island. Prices start at $100 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from West Covina to Santa Catalina Island.
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  • Distance: 55.1 miles
  • Duration: 3h 58m

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

There is no direct connection from West Covina to Santa Catalina Island. 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 A Line, 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 West Covina to Avalon via Flower St and Pico Blvd, Pico Station, Downtown Long Beach Station, and Long Beach in around 4h 3m.

Train operators
Metrolink Trains
Phone
(800) 371-LINK (5465)
Website
metrolinktrains.com
Train from Baldwin Park station to L. A. Union Station station
Ave. Duration
34 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$0 - $7
Website
Metrolink Trains
children 5 and under with a paid adult
$0
Senior / Disabled / Medicare
$2 - $3
Student / Youth 6-18
$3 - $6
Metro Los Angeles
Phone
+1-323-466-3876
Email
CustomerRelations@metro.net
Website
metro.net
Tram from 7th Street / Metro Center Station - Metro A Line to Downtown Long Beach Station
Ave. Duration
53 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$1 - $2
Website
Metro Los Angeles
Senior/Disabled
$1
Adult
$2
Tram from Pico Station to Downtown Long Beach Station
Ave. Duration
50 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$1 - $2
Website
Metro Los Angeles
Senior/Disabled
$1
Adult
$2
Bus operators
Foothill Transit
Phone
+1 800-743-3463
Website
foothilltransit.org
Bus from West Covina Pkwy and Toluca Ave W to Flower St and Pico Blvd
Ave. Duration
52 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$1 - $6
Website
Foothill Transit
Bus from West Covina Pkwy and Toluca Ave W to Arcadia St and Alameda St
Ave. Duration
33 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$1 - $6
Website
Foothill Transit
Flixbus USA
Phone
(855) 626-8585
Website
flixbus.com
Bus from Los Angeles Downtown to Long Beach Downtown Transit Gallery
Ave. Duration
40 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$5 - $45
Schedules at
flixbus.com
Adult Standard Purchase
$11 - $45
Adult Advance Purchase
$5 - $8
Ferry operators
Catalina Express

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