Disneyland Vacation Planning

Disneyland Transportation

Southern California offers a variety of Airport options that are close to Disneyland and other Southern California attractions. For the budget minded, LAX (Los Angeles International Airport) typically offers the lowest fares however there is a lot to be said for the convenience of flying into Santa Ana (John Wayne Airport). Whichever you chose Disneyland it less than an hour away (unless you encounter a notorious LA traffic jam).


Airport Information
Commercial and International Airports

- Burbank "Bob Hope" Airport  (BUR)
The airport is the closest to Hollywood, the Valley and downtown L.A.

2627 N. Hollywood Way
Burbank, CA  91505
Near N. Hollywood and Thorton
(818) 840-8840
Web Site

Car rental counters are located in Terminal B.  
Shuttles and cabs are available curbside in front of the terminal.  

- John Wayne Airport (SNA)

18601 Airport Way
Costa Mesa, CA 92707
Near MacArthur and 405 FWY.
(949) 252-5200
Web site

Ground Transportation:

JWA Yellow Cab (714) 999-9999
Karmel Shuttle - $19 per person
Shuttles, Ride-Shares, Taxis, & Rental Cars follow signs to the "Ground Transportation" signs located between the two terminals.

- Long Beach Airport "Kilroy Airport" (LGB)

4100 E. Donald Douglas Drive
Long Beach, CA 90808
Located Near Lakewood Blvd. and Donald Douglas Dr.
(562) 570-2600
Web site:

Ground Transportation:

Taxi : Long Beach Yellow Cab (562)-435-6111
Bus:Long Beach Transit (562) 591-2301
MTA (Metropolitan Transportation Authority) (213) 626-7433
OCTA (Orange County Transit Authority) (714) 636-7433
Many hotels in Long Beach provide free transportation from LGB. Long Beach Transit provides free "Passport" bus service around the downtown area.  

- Los Angeles International Airport (LAX)

1 World Way
Los Angeles, CA 90045
Located Near Sepulveda Blvd. and Century Blvd.
(310) 646-5252
Web Site: http://www.lawa.org/lax/laxframe.html

Ground Transportation:

Ground transportation options at LAX, include rental cars, taxis, long-distance vans, door-to-door shuttle vans, direct-to-airport buses, public buses, the Metro Rail Green Line (light rail), and the Van Nuys FlyAway Bus.

    Rental cars: Car rental agency desks are located in the Baggage Claim area. Taxicabs: Located at curb outside Baggage Claim
    Airport Shuttles/Airport Bus:
    Exit Baggage Claim to curb street exit. Once outside locate the Red sign for Shared Ride Shuttles (Karmel Shuttle, LAXpress, Primetime, or the Green sign for Buses and Long Distance Vans, Airport Bus.

Karmel Shuttle - $32 per person

Board outbound scheduled buses, shared ride and long distance vans, taxis, and hotel and rental car courtesy vans on the Lower/Arrival Level islands outside baggage claim in front of each terminal under the sign designating the particular transportation desired: Buses & Long Distance Vans, Shared Ride Vans, LAX Shuttle & Airline Connections, Rental Car Shuttles, Taxis, and Hotel & Parking Lot Shuttles (for privately operated parking lots).

Free shuttle service to the Metro Rail Green Line Aviation Station is available by waiting under the LAX Shuttle & Airline Connections blue sign, and board the "G" Shuttle.

To reach a car parked in one of LAX's economy-rate perimeter parking lots (B and C), wait on the Lower/Arrival Level outside baggage claim under the blue sign LAX Shuttle and Airline Connection for either the "B" Shuttle or the "C" Shuttle. The shuttle buses run on a schedule every 12- to 15-minute. "C" Shuttle is used to get to the Los Angeles County Metropolitan Transportation Authority Bus Center, where you can board city buses serving the Los Angeles area. Information on city bus services is available by using the telephone on the Information Display Board in the baggage claim area in each terminal.

Taxis can be found curbside on the Lower level near baggage claim at the Arrival Level islands in front of each terminal under the yellow sign indicating Taxis. You will be presented a ticket stating typical fares to major destinations in the L.A. area. Only authorized taxis with an official seal issued by City of Los Angeles Department of Transportation on each vehicle are permitted in the airport.

Rental Cars
There are 40 rental car companies that operate out of LAX, with vehicle rental sites located off the airport. Rental car companies provide phone links inside the Lower/Arrival Level area near baggage claim to request a shuttle pick up to reach the rental car sites.

Listed below are rental car companies that are permitted to pick-up and drop-off directly from the airline terminals using courtesy shuttles.

Advantage, Alamo, Avis, Budget, Dollar, Enterprise, Hertz, Fox/Payless, National, Thrifty

The above companies meet arriving customers under the purple sign "Rental Car Shuttles" on the Lower/Arrival level islands outside baggage claim.

Customers of other rental car companies must contact their rental car companies of choice using the Ground Transportation boards telephone located in the baggage claim areas of each terminal to arrange for pick-up.

- Ontario International Airport (ONT)

2900 E Airport Drive
Ontario, CA 91761
Near Archibald Ave. and East Airport Dr.
(909) 937-2700
Web Site: http://www.lawa.org/ont/ontframe.html

Ground Transportation:
Taxi service is located at the curbs outside of baggage claim.
BELL CAB COMPANY (800) 340-8294 - YELLOW CAB COMPANY (800) 305-8294

- San Diego International Airport "Lindbergh Field" (SAN)

3665 N. Harbor Drive
San Diego, CA 92101
Near Harbor Dr. and Hawthorne St.
(619) 231-2100
website: http://www.san.org/

Ground Transportation:

Shuttle Company Phone Numbers

Airport Shuttle - 619-234-4403
Access Shuttle - 619-282-1515 / 800-690-9090
EZ Ride - 800-777-0585
Xpress Shuttle - 800-900-RIDE (7433)
The Flyer - 800-COMMUTE (266-6883)

Taxi Phone numbers
Airport Yellow Cab of San Diego 619-234-6161
American Cab  619-234-1111
Orange Cab 619-291-3333
San Diego Cab  619-226-8294 / 800-368-2947
USA Cab 619-231-1144Related Links: