We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.

Burbank Airport to Mission Viejo - Coastal Drive

Los Angeles...
Level Contributor
217 posts
Save Topic
Burbank Airport to Mission Viejo - Coastal Drive

I would like to take coastal/scenic route from Burbank Airport to Mission Viejo....what's the best way to? I might opt to take partial freeway and then coastal drive to save a little time. I am picking up friends from airport (first time visitors) and want to show them the pacific ocean immediately. Any suggestions on a good breakfast along the way would be great as well. Thank you!!

West Hollywood...
Destination Expert
for Los Angeles
Level Contributor
30,700 posts
64 reviews
Save Reply
1. Re: Burbank Airport to Mission Viejo - Coastal Drive

As you know, Burbank is not near the ocean, so you'll have to drive some freeway before you can show the ocean to them. Although, there are stretches of Ocean in Los Angeles, it is impractical to drive along the coast from Los Angeles down to Mission Viejo.

Instead, drive south from the airport on the 5 Freeway to Huntington Beach and then drive the coastal route south toward Mission Viejo

Here is a map of the route from Burbank (Bob Hope) Airport to Huntington Beach.


To reach Mission Viejo, drive south from Huntington along the coast into Laguna Beach and then turn inland on El Toro Road to Laguna HIlls. Go south from Laguna Hills to MIssion Viejo. (Look at the above map for help or click on ADD A STOP on the map page (just below the top center of the page) and put in your friends' destination. Mapquest will provide a map and step-by-step directions from Huntington Beach to their end point.

Santa Clarita...
Level Contributor
1,309 posts
4 reviews
Save Reply
2. Re: Burbank Airport to Mission Viejo - Coastal Drive

Another suggestion of a scenic route would be to take the 134 freeway, which becomes the 101 fwy, to Westlake Village. Then take Las Virgines/Malibu Cyn Road to the coast. The road is a bit winding, and very scenic to Malibu. From there you can follow Hwy 1 to Santa Monica or further south to pick up a route that will take you to the 405.

3. Re: Burbank Airport to Mission Viejo - Coastal Drive

-:- Message from TripAdvisor staff -:-

This topic has been closed to new posts due to inactivity. We hope you'll join the conversation by posting to an open topic or starting a new one.

To review the TripAdvisor Forums Posting Guidelines, please follow this link: http://www.tripadvisor.com/pages/forums_posting_guidelines.html

We remove posts that do not follow our posting guidelines, and we reserve the right to remove any post for any reason.

Removed on: 07 September 2009, 01:17