Reservations : Catalina Express


Come Sail Aboard Catalina Express!

Make a reservation to sail aboard Catalina Express. Reservations are highly recommended as our departures often sell out, particularly in the summer and on holiday weekends.

Call Center Agents are available to book reservations daily from 6:00 am to 4:30 pm. 

Each port has its own schedule of departures. A reservation agent can give you this information or you can go to Schedules & Fares to see what is offered.
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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 with Cash, Traveler’s Checks, and all major credit cards with a valid government issued 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 purchased online are paid at the time of reservation.

Group Travel & Charters

Learn about our special rates for groups of 20 or more and about our boat charter services.
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Travel Professional

Make arrangements for client travel.
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Boat & Hotel Packages

Book a Boat & Hotel Package that includes round-trip boat transportation and hotel accommodations. Learn More

Daily Boat Trips To Catalina Island

Discover paradise on Catalina Island with daily ferry trips to and from the island. More than one million travelers choose Catalina Island as their getaway each year and Catalina Express' large fleet of boats make the trip in about an hour, operating every day, year round from three mainland ports - Long Beach, San Pedro and Dana Point.

Escape To Catalina Island

Leave the hustle and bustle of the "mainland" behind. Catalina Island is the perfect place to take a break from the demands of daily life. With so many activities to choose from, your visit to Catalina Island can be adventure-packed or filled with rest and relaxation. With its year round Mediterranean climate, it's the ideal place to enjoy ocean air and sunshine.