Long Beach
Avalon
Ferries to Catalina Island
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Long Beach Avalon Ferry

Connecting the city of Long Beach on the coast of California with the city of Avalon on the island of Santa Catalina, this ferry route provides an essential link between the mainland and the island. From the city of Long Beach, known for its rich cultural monuments, such as its many art galleries, as well as its many displays regarding the ocean and its marine history, to the city of Avalon, the biggest and main city on the island of Santa Catalina, which is primarily a resort community, with access to many of the other aspects of the island, such as hiking trails, waterfront activities, and many other villages, as well as having the idyllic weather that California is known for. With up to 7 ferries running per day, provided by 1 ferry operator, there is no shortage of ferries to choose from, so book now with Direct Ferries, to find the best ferry at the best price for you.

Long Beach to Avalon sailing durations and frequency may vary from season to season, and from month to month, so we’d advise doing a live check to get the most up to date information.

For more information, please visit our Ferries from United States to Catalina Island page.
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Long Beach - Avalon Route summary
Departure Country United States
Destination Country United States
No. of Operators 1
Operators Catalina Express
Average Price $235*
Average Daily Sailings 5
Average Weekly Sailings 38
Average Sailing Duration 1h 0m
First Ferry 06:00
Last Ferry 19:05
Distance 14 nautical miles

* Prices subject to change, pricing is taken from last 30 days, last updated 2023-08-01.

Most popular questions

  • How long is the ferry from Long Beach to Avalon?

    The typical crossing time for ferries from Long Beach to Avalon is approximately 1h. However, please keep in mind that sailing duration might change depending on what season you choose to travel.
  • How much is the ferry from Long Beach to Avalon?

    The average price of a ferry from Long Beach to Avalon is approximately $207. However, please remember that the price of a ferry from Long Beach to Avalon can differ depending on the season. Price exclusive of booking fees.
  • Which ferry companies operate between Long Beach to Avalon?

    There is 1 ferry operator for Long Beach to Avalon and this is
    • Catalina Express
  • How can I book ferry tickets from Long Beach to Avalon?

    Ferries from Long Beach to Avalon are available for booking through our deal finder. Please also visit our offers page to stay updated with all the latest ferry offers on this route.
  • Can you travel as a foot passenger on the ferry from Long Beach to Avalon?

    Yes, you can currently travel as a foot passenger onboard the ferries from Long Beach to Avalon with
    • Catalina Express
  • Can you take your car on the ferry from Long Beach to Avalon?

    No, only foot passengers can travel on the ferry.
  • Can you bring pets on the ferry from Long Beach to Avalon?

    Unfortunately, pets are not permitted onboard this ferry service so please look for alternative routes which accommodate pets.
  • How far is Avalon from Long Beach?

    Long Beach to Avalon is approximately 14 nautical miles distance apart.

Long Beach to Avalon Ferry Schedule

The ferry schedule for this route has up to 7 ferries running daily, which means that there are up to 49 ferries running per week, provided by 1 ferry operator, so there is not one single ferry timetable available here. Indeed, ferry timetables for this route can be affected by many different factors, such as seasonal changes, changes to the ferry route, changes made by the ferry operator, and other such factors, but here at Direct Ferries, we will always give you the most up-to-date information regarding ferry sailings, so you can find the best ferry at the best time for you.


How long does the Ferry to Avalon from Long Beach take?

Ferry sail durations on this route can take anywhere between 1 hour, and 1 hour and 10 minutes, and this variation is caused for countless reasons. These can include changes to the ferry route, changes made by the ferry operator, and external factors such as weather conditions at the time of sail, so be sure to check before you book, what your expected sail time will be.


Long Beach to Avalon Ferry Prices

How much the ferry to Avalon from Long Beach will cost is defined by many separate aspects, such as what time of year you are travelling, which ferry route you are travelling on, which ferry operator you are travelling with, how you are travelling, and so on, so there are multiple ferry fares on offer here. Instead, we recommend checking out our useful fare finder tool, to find the best ferry at the best price for you, and be sure to sign up to our email newsletter, to be the first to hear about our latest deals and offers.


Can I take my Car on the Ferry to Avalon from Long Beach?

You are currently not able to take your car with you on this ferry route.


Long Beach to Avalon Ferry Timetables

Timetables between 4/8/2024 and 4/14/2024


Operator Departure Time Arrival Time Duration Sailing Days
Catalina Express 06:00 07:00 1 hour Everyday
Catalina Express 08:15 09:15 1 hour Mon, Sat, Sun
Catalina Express 09:50 10:50 1 hour Everyday
Catalina Express 12:15 13:15 1 hour Mon, Sat, Sun
Catalina Express 14:00 15:00 1 hour Everyday
Catalina Express 16:30 17:30 1 hour Mon, Sat, Sun
Catalina Express 17:50 18:50 1 hour Mon, Tue, Wed, Thu, Fri, Sun
Catalina Express 18:30 19:30 1 hour Sat
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