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Dana Point-Avalon

From: 44,00

Duration 1h 30 mins.
Sailings Up to 3 times per day
2p+Car+Return in our estimation $ 90
Distance 24 Miles, 40 km
Destination(s) 🇺🇸 USA
Operated by Catalina Express

The ferry from Dana Point and Avalon is a very convenient route to reach Catalina Island from San Diego or the South. It takes about one hour and thirty minutes to make this crossing. The Dana Point – Avalon ferry crossing sails approximately up to 3 times per day.

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Dana Point
The Harbor of Dana Point from which you can travel to Catalina Island.

The ferry connection from Dana Point to Avalon

The distance between Avalon Harbor and Dana Point Harbor is approximately 24 miles (40 km). The Catalina Express, which operates on this route to Catalina Island, offers up to three departures per day. The crossing duration is approximately 1 hour and 30 minutes.

To book this route, you can use the provided booking engine below. For navigational purposes: The address for Dana Point Harbor is 34512 Embarcadero Pl, Dana Point, CA 92629, USA, while Avalon Harbor's address is 1 Upper Terrace Rd, Avalon, CA 90704, USA. If you want to park at Dana Point, check out this map.

This ferry service to Catalina Island is known for its punctuality. However, please note that some passengers may experience seasickness, so it is advisable to be prepared if you are prone to motion sickness.

Pricing on the Dana Point-Avalon ferry

If you want to take the ferry from Dana Point or the other way around from Avalon to Dana Point the minimal price for a single trip for one person will be close to $ 44. Alternatives for this route are San Pedro-Avalon and Long Beach-Avalon.


Which ferry companies sail on this crossing?

The ferry between Dana Point and Avalon is currently operated by: Catalina Express.

How long does the Dana Point-Avalon crossing take?

The travel time of the Dana Point-Avalon ferry is around: 1h 30 minutes. Please arrive early at the harbor and calculate extra time for check-in and boarding if necessary. How long in advance you need to be present is usually communicated on your ticket or on the website of the ferry operator you sail with.

How often does the Dana Point-Avalon ferry sail?

You can usually take the ferry from Dana Point to Avalon (or the ferry from Avalon to Dana Point) Up to 3 times p/day. Depending on the season, the amount of people on the ferry and the weather forecast, the ferry company can deviate from the timetable/ferry schedule.

What is the distance between Dana Point and Avalon?

The distance between Dana Point and Avalon is approximately 25 miles or 40 km.

Dana Point-Avalon
Dana Point-Avalon

From: 44,00