Getting to Catalina Island
Getting to Catalina Island is fast and easy. It’s takes only one hour via high-speed ferry or 15 minutes via helicopter to get you to paradise. Two companies offer ferry service from the Southern California cities of Long Beach, San Pedro, Dana Point and Newport Beach to both Avalon and Two Harbors. Helicopter service is available from Long Beach and San Pedro to Avalon. Boat charters from the mainland to the Island are also available. Private planes can fly into Catalina’s Airport, Island in the Sky. Many visitors sail over to the Island and rent a mooring in either Two Harbors or Avalon.
With daily port departures from Long Beach, San Pedro and Dana Point to Avalon and Two Harbors, the Catalina Express has options for anyone wanting to go to Catalina Island. 800.481.3470
Daily boat departures to Catalina Island from Newport Beach on the largest passenger catamaran on the West Coast. 800.830.7744
With helicopter service from Long Beach, San Pedro and Orange County, Island Express Helicopters can get you to and from Catalina Island fast! Call providers or go online for current schedules as schedules change seasonally. 800.228.2566