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Orange County is served by John Wayne Airport (Orange, CA)

Arriving in Orange County

Orange County, located in Southern California, is accessible through John Wayne Airport. Car rental agencies such as Alamo Rent"A"Car, Budget Rent-A-Car and Enterprise Rent-A-Car are available at the airport. A number of buses serve the airport, including the Disneyland Resort Express, the Orange County Transportation Authority (OCTA) buses, and the i Shuttle. Tourists on Orange County flights who wish to use Amtrak, Metro (Los Angeles County) or Metrolink (Southern California) can find train stations in Irvine, Tustin and Santa Ana, all of which are around ten miles from the airport. A Greyhound stop can be found at Santa Ana train station. The John Wayne Airport Yellow Cab Service provides taxis.

Getting Around Orange County

The Orange County Transportation Authority (OCTA) operates lines all over Orange County. Visitors who have purchased flights to Orange County can travel between Disneyland and Knott's Berry Farm using the Los Angeles County MTA Route 460. Taxis from companies such as California Yellow Cab will be happy to take travellers to their chosen holiday destinations. Amtrak, Metro, Metrolink and Greyhound provide public transportation to those who have purchased cheap flights to Orange County. Orange County Road Bike Rentals near Laguna Beach provide rental bicycles to travellers who wish to keep fit.

Main Attractions in Orange County

Disneyland in Anaheim is undoubtedly the most visited tourist attraction in Orange County. Knott's Berry Farm in Buena Park is also popular with tourists. The Ocean Institute in Dana Point is worth a trip for anyone on holiday in the region. Here, tourists can learn about the ocean and the importance of preserving the beauty of nature. The Mission San Juan Capistrano is another of Orange County's leading attractions. It features a range of activities for kids hidden away amongst lush gardens, stunning koi ponds, historic buildings and intriguing museum rooms. Huntington Beach is popular with families seeking a fun day out.

Shopping, Dining and Nightlife in Orange County

The South Coast Plaza in Costa Mesa is among Orange County's top malls. The Lab and The Camp comprise two adjoined outdoor malls suited to young tourists who have picked up airfare to Orange County. The Asian Garden Mall provides visitors with a unique shopping experience. The mall houses a range of shops and restaurants. Mexican food can be found at Taco Mesa in Costa Mesa while Indian food can be found at Taste of India. Flavoursome French-Japanese fusion cuisine is served up at Cafe Hiro in Cypress. The Gypsy Den at the Lab in Costa Mesa provides vegetarian offerings. Ember Café and Music Club in Anahiem is the place to go for lively dancing.

Several popular airlines fly into John Wayne Airport, including

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On Arrival...
  • Orange County is 6 mi from John Wayne Airport (Orange, CA).
  • John Wayne Airport (Orange, CA)
    • Right now, 26 airlines operate out of John Wayne Airport.
    • John Wayne Airport offers nonstop flights to 28 cities.
    • Every week, at least 1,848 domestic flights and 56 international flights depart from John Wayne Airport.

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