Getting To Catalina

Catalina Island is a rocky island off the coast of Southern California. The island is 22 miles long and 8 miles across its widest point. The island is located about 22 miles south-southwest of Long Beach, California.

The City of Avalon is located in the southeastern part of the island and is primarily a resort community. Most of the waterfront is dominated by tourism-oriented businesses, including Diving Catalina.

Three companies offer passenger service to Catalina Island: Catalina Express, Catalina Flyer and Island Express.


Avalon Harbor; Catalina Island; Avalon; California
Catalina Express; Avalon; California

Catalina Express

(800) 805-9201

Departs: Long Beach, San Pedro and Dana Point

Catalina Flyer

(949) 673-5245

Departs: Newport Beach

Newport Flyer; Avalon; Catalina Island; California
Island Express; Catalina Island; Avalon; California

Island Express Helicopter

(310) 510-2525

Departs: Long Beach and San Pedro