Orange County Metropolitan Transportation Authority, commonly referred to as OCTA. is the primary regional public transportation agency in Orange County.
OCTA keeps Orange County moving with a fleet of buses, Metrolink commuter-rail service, the 91 Express Lanes toll facility and are responsible for regulating taxi operations.
|Taking a Taxi from John Wayne Airport|
From Orange County Airport
|Renting a Car in Orange County|
You do not need to rent a car in order to travel from Anaheim hotels to Disneyland® and California Adventure. Many hotels offer free shuttle service to the parks and there is also a very inexpensive shuttle service called Anaheim Resort Transit (ART) that can provide you and your family with easy and convenient connections between hotels, Disneyland®, Disney's California Adventure, Downtown Disney®, the Anaheim Convention Center, shopping, dining and evening entertainment.
If you arrive at John Wayne Airport Orange County and need to rent a car, Alamo, Avis, Budget, Hertz, Enterprise, National, and Thrifty all have rental counters inside the arrivals terminal at John Wayne Airport.
If you arrive at Los Angeles International Airport (LAX) and need to rent a car, click here for a list of car rental companies.
|Riding the Airport Shuttle Van in Orange County|
You can easily get a shuttle from John Wayne Airport Orange County. A number of door-to-door shuttles operate out of John Wayne Airport. These shuttles operate every few minutes and are located on the Arrival (Lower) Level in the Ground Transportation Center. A Transportation Coordinator will place you with the first available shuttle, unless you specify a particular shuttle company.
SuperShuttle Van Rides from LAX to Anaheim Area Hotels
|Taking the Metrolink in Southern California|
Metrolink is Southern California's rail system. Metrolink covers the following counties - Orange(Disneyland, Knott's Berry Farm), Los Angeles(Universal Studios, Hollywood), Riverside, San Bernardino and Ventura(6 flags Magic Mountain).
Orange County's Metrolink commuter rail service serves 11 stations in Orange County. Click here for a printable map
Metrolink fares are calculated with a distance based formula using the shortest driving distance between stations, with an 80 -mile maximum charge. To find out exactly what the fare will be for your trip, check out any of the following:
Free Transfers: Just show your valid Metrolink ticket or pass to the driver or conductor of almost any local bus, shuttle, light rail or subway that connects to your train's arrival station, and you'll ride free for the rest of your trip.
|Riding the OCTA Bus|
|Riding the Disneyland Resort Express Bus|
Also Servicing most hotels in Anaheim, Buena Park, Garden Grove and Orange, the Disneyland ® Resort Express makes it easy to travel between Orange County's John Wayne Airport (SNA), or Los Angeles International Airport (LAX) and the Disneyland® Resort and the Anaheim area hotels. Click here for more information.
|Riding the LAX FlyAway Bus|
LAX FlyAway Bus
Travelers from Orange County can now board their next flight to Los Angeles International Airport (LAX) at Irvine Station. LAX FlyAway bus offers nonstop bus service to and from LAX.
Orange County Area Trip Planner
Use the Trip Planner below to find the best bus routes and other alternative means of getting to your destination.
|Driving in California|
1) You must have valid driver's license and liability insurance to legally drive within the state of California.
2) Child seats are a requirement for children weighing under 60 pounds or for children under the age of 6 years old.
3) Driving while intoxicated is illegal and anyone caught driving with a blood alcohol level of .08% or greater will be immediately arrested.
4) Seat belts are mandatory when your vehicle is in motion.
5) Car pool lanes are for vehicles with two or more passengers. (Infants count, pets do not!) To enter or exit the carpool lane properly and legally you must wait until the broken white line appears. If you cross the double yellow line to get in or out of a carpool lane you will be given a ticket and a stiff fine of $271.00.
6) Starting July 1, 2008 it will be against the law to drive on California roads while talking on your cellphone. All drivers must use a hands-free device.
|Knott's Area Hotels||Super Shuttle|
|Disneyland®||Theme Park Tips|
|Special Deals||Disneyland Resort Express|
|LAX FlyAway Bus||OC County Area Transit|
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