Getting to Catalina Island is fast and easy. It takes only one hour via a high-speed ferry or 15 minutes via helicopter to get you to paradise. Two companies offer boat transportation from the Southern California cities of Long Beach, San Pedro, Dana Point, and Newport Beach to both Avalon and Two Harbors (San Pedro ferry only).
Please be aware that face coverings are required while on board vessels, and that ferries are operating at a reduced capacity for social distancing.
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 in the Sky. Many visitors sail over to the Island and rent a mooring in either Two Harbors or Avalon.
Daily departures from San Pedro, Long Beach, and Dana Point to Avalon and Two Harbors. 800.481.3470
At this time, only service between Long Beach and Avalon is running.
Daily boat departures to Catalina Island from Newport Beach on the largest passenger catamaran on the West Coast. 800.830.7744
Catalina Flyer will resume service on February 26, 2021.
With helicopter service from Long Beach, San Pedro, and Orange County, IEX Helicopters can get you to and from Catalina Island fast! 800.228.2566
Catalina Island Company offers a variety of exciting packages to make your vacation complete! From resort credits that can be used for tours or dining, to helicopter and hotel packages, we have it all. View our packages & special offers. Book online for best rates.