Catalina Island Terminals
Ferries and helicopters depart from several different locations along the Southern California coast. Visitors will want to confirm their departure location, time and date before travel, and allow ample time to find parking. Directions to terminals are listed below
Long Beach Catalina Downtown Landing
Take the 710 Freeway south into Long Beach. Follow signs to downtown and exit Golden Shore. Turn right at stop sign, follow around to terminal on the right. Parking in parking structure on the left.
Long Beach Queen Mary
Take the 710 Freeway south into Long Beach. Follow all signs to the Queen Mary, which will lead you to the Catalina Express Port in the Queen Mary parking lot.
Take the 110 Freeway south into San Pedro. Take the Terminal Island, Exit 47 ramp. Stay in the right lane, exit Harbor Blvd. Follow signs to Catalina Terminal, Berth 95, entrance across Harbor Blvd. If you’re coming from Long Beach you can take Ocean Blvd. west, cross over the Vincent Thomas Bridge, and take the Harbor Blvd. exit.
From Los Angeles – Take I-5 Freeway South & exit at Pacific Coast Highway.
From San Diego – Take I-5 Freeway North & exit at Beach Cities, Highway #1 off the ramp. Take a left at the signal, (Dana Point Harbor Drive) then left at Golden Lantern, which dead ends at Dana Harbor parking lot.
Catalina Flyer Passenger Service Terminal at Newport Beach
Take the 405 Freeway to the 55 Freeway South. The 55 ends and becomes Newport Blvd, which ends and becomes Balboa Blvd. Travel 2 miles on Balboa Blvd. Turn left on Main St. for the terminal at the Balboa Pavilion or turn right on Palm Street for long-term parking.