More than one million passengers set sail to Catalina Island each year on board Catalina Express. Catalina Express offers year round service and up to 30 departures daily from ports in Long Beach, San Pedro and Dana Point.




Ticket Type One Way Round Trip
    adult (12-54 yrs)   $ 35.25 $ 70.50
    senior (55+ yrs)   $ 32.00 $ 64.00
    child (2-11 yrs)*    $ 27.50* $ 55.00 *
    infant (under 2 yrs) $ 2.50 5.00
    bikes/surfboards $ 3.00 6.00
*Children under 7 years must be accompanied by an adult.
Round trip fares include $5.00 island wharfage fare per person. Fares are subject to a fuel and/or security surcharge.

Commodore Lounge Upgrade

$15.00 per person each way.

Available on Starship Express, Jet Cat Express and Catalina Jet.

Ask Call Center Agent for upgrade availability.

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Captain’s Lounge Upgrade

$ 60.00 each way from San Pedro and Long Beach, accommodates up to 6 passengers.

$ 80.00 each way from Dana Point, accommodates up to 8 passengers.

Available on Avalon and Super Express and the Catalina and Islander Express.

Ask Call Center Agent for upgrade availability.

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Additional Information

All schedules, fares and taxes are subject to change in accordance with the California Public Utilities Commission, including a fuel surcharge. Round trip fares include $5.00 Island wharfage fee. Holiday and holiday weekend schedules may vary, call for information.


Advance reservations are highly recommended as our departure times often sell out. Tickets may be purchased the day of departure, based on availability.

Purchasing Tickets

  • Passengers with advance reservations will be given a reservation number. Please present this number to the agent at the ticket window.
  • Passengers can pay for their tickets in the forms of cash, Traveler’s Checks, Visa, MasterCard or American Express with a valid photo ID that matches the name on the credit card.
  • Passengers without advance reservations may purchase tickets on the day of departure, subject to availability.
  • Tickets which are changed after they are issued will be charged a change fee of $5.00 per ticket, one way. There is no charge for making changes to a reservation prior to the ticket being issued.
  • Baggage Restrictions
  • Cancellation Policy and Terms and Conditions