Newport Beach, CA Airport Information
John Wayne Airport (SNA)
Located just 5 miles outside of Newport Beach, John Wayne Airport is the only commercial-service airport in Orange County. Lauded as the best airport in the U.S. in Money magazine's annual Best in Travel ratings and ranked the fourth best domestic airport in the U.S. by Travel and Leisure in 2017, SNA served over 10 million satisfied passengers last year. Known as the gateway to Orange County, the airport offers nonstop service to over 20 destinations in the United States, including Atlanta, Chicago, Las Vegas, Houston, and Minneapolis.
The airport has several fast-food and full-service eateries, as well as a number of gift shops, newsstands, and rotating art exhibits. Parking is available in a valet lot, terminal lot, and Parking Lot C, which offers shuttle service to the terminal. Parking costs $2 per hour. Terminal parking is a maximum $20 per day, and Parking Lot C charges up to $17 per day.
Airline carriers serving John Wayne Airport
- Alaska Airlines
- American Airlines
- Frontier Airlines
- Southwest Airlines
Newport Beach, CA Train Information
Santa Ana Amtrak Station
Newport Beach's closest Amtrak station is located just 10 miles away in Santa Ana, California. The Santa Ana station serves the Pacific Surfliner route, which runs along the Southern California coast and offers 12 daily round trips between San Diego and Los Angeles, as well as between Santa Barbara and San Diego. The Santa Ana Amtrak station is open daily from 5 a.m. to midnight.
Newport Beach, CA Public Transportation
Popular onsite rental companies include Alamo, Avis, Budget, Enterprise, Hertz, and National. Rental counters can be found on the arrivals level between Terminals A and B at John Wayne Airport. At Los Angeles International, travelers can use courtesy shuttles offered by 10 of the airport's 40 rental car agencies for direct access to agency pickup.
Travelers can use taxi service from each of the Newport Beach area airports to points of interest. Taxi fare to Newport Beach from John Wayne Airport is about $30; from Long Beach Airport, about $70; and from Los Angeles International Airport, about $140. Taxis can also be found at hotel taxi stands and hailed on the streets throughout Newport Beach.