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Catalina Express takes you to Catalina Island in just an hour with year-round service and up to 30 daily departures. Boats depart from the super convenient Catalina Air and Sea Terminal in San Pedro, right off the Vincent Thomas Bridge and convenient to I110. There are also departures from Long Beach and Dana Point.

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Catalina is just 22 miles off the coast of Southern California. Catalina Express' fleet of high-speed ferries make for a quick, easy and fun getaway.

To make your reservation book online at or call 800-481-3470

You can also upgrade to the Commodore or Captain’s Lounge, an extra bit of luxury.

Catalina is a great place to visit
From adventure to luxury, Catalina Island has it all. Visit the picturesque town of Avalon or the rustic village of Two Harbors. Avalon is filled with activities on land and sea. Two Harbors is a spectacular remote location with campgrounds and beautiful beaches. Catalina Island is a wonderful getaway for a day, a night, or a week.

The Catalina Sea and Air Terminal in San Pedro is located at the remodeled waterfront promenade in which is freeway accessible from Los Angeles and Orange Counties. The Catalina Bistro at the Sea and Air Terminal serves beer, wine, appetizers, breakfast, and lunch in the lovely harbor side setting and it has become a favorite of locals for dining even when they’re not traveling to Catalina Island. The Express Grill has fast service of soups, sandwiches, burgers, and more. Brochure racks and Catalina Island tour information are available. ATMs are available at all locations. All major credit cards are welcome. Travelers can book sightseeing tours at courtesy desks in the terminal.

Parking is free for the first hour, $2 per hour after first hour, and $17 for the day
Cash, credit cards, or traveler’s checks only are accepted. Prices are subject to change and prorated rates may be available. Check with parking vendor for details. Parking operated by PCI Contact the parking company at 310-547-4357 for details

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Catalina Express
Berth 95, LA Waterfront