Closest Disneyland Airport

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What’s the closest airport to Disneyland? Find drive times, directions, shuttles and all the details for your Disneyland vacation.Closest Disneyland airport

When you need to get to that Disneyland magic as quickly as possible, you’ll want to arrive at the closest airport in town. But before you get that Disney luggage rolling down the runway, consider these factors that might have you flying into neighboring airports. Here’s the low-down with not only the distance but drive time and more. 

John Wayne Airport to Disneyland

Orange County / John Wayne / Santa Ana Airport is right in Orange County and very close to Disneyland. Here’s all the quick info you need for this airport when flying to Disneyland. 

 

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  • Miles to Disneyland: 15 miles and a short drive over. 
  • Drive time to Disneyland: Average travel time is 20 minutes.
  • Ground Transportation: Rental cars,  taxi/Uber/Lyft, private cars. 
  • Car Seats: Kids under 8 years must use a car seat under current California car seat law  for every travel method listed above. Very few services offer car seats. My travel car seat recommendations here

Directions to Disneyland from SNA

Need to get to Disneyland as soon as possible? This is your closest location!

Long Beach Airport to Disneyland

LGB is small and gets you in and out quickly! I’ve covered Long Beach airport in detail here, but the basics are all right here to dig into.  

 

Long Beach airport

 

  • Miles to Disneyland: 22 miles 
  • Drive time to Disneyland: Minimum 20 minutes. Average travel time is 30 minutes.
  • Ground Transportation: Rental cars (right outside terminal),  taxi/Uber/Lyft (pick up at terminal curb), private cars (pick up at terminal curb). 
  • Car Seats: Kids under 8 years must use a car seat under current California car seat law  for every travel method listed above. Very few services offer car seats. My travel car seat recommendations here

Directions to Disneyland from LGB

LGB is best for simplicity and a quick drive to Disneyland. I love this airport! Still need tickets to Disneyland? Don’t wait until you’re at the gate. Buy now from my discount ticket partner. Discount Tickets

Los Angeles Airport to Disneyland

LAX is a massive airport and international travel hub. I’ve covered Los Angeles international airport in detail here, but below is a quick snap shot of information.  

 

LAX terminal

 

  • Miles to Disneyland: 33 miles but don’t let that fool you. Native Californians don’t measure in distance, we measure in time. 
  • Drive time to Disneyland: Minimum 40 minutes but can fluctuate dramatically. Average travel time is 60 minutes.
  • Ground Transportation: Rental cars (shuttle to off-site facilities),  taxi/Uber/Lyft (shuttle to off-site waiting lot), private cars (pick up at terminal curb). 
  • Car Seats: Kids under 8 years must use a car seat under current California car seat law  for every travel method listed above. Very few services offer car seats. My travel car seat recommendations here

 

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Directions to Disneyland from LAX

LAX is best for Disneyland goers who need the extended schedule offered by the most popular airlines. This is also the most common arrival point for international Disneyland travelers. 

Ontario Airport to Disneyland

ONT is a smaller regional airport in inland Riverside County. Here’s the basics for getting to Disneyland. 

 

LAX Southwest

 

  • Miles to Disneyland: 36 miles  to Disneyland.
  • Drive time to Disneyland: Average travel time is 70 minutes.
  • Ground Transportation: Rental cars,  taxi/Uber/Lyft, private cars. 
  • Car Seats: Kids under 8 years must use a car seat under current California car seat law  for every travel method listed above. Very few services offer car seats. My travel car seat recommendations here

Directions to Disneyland from ONT

BUR is best for Disneyland goers who might be visiting Universal Studios or just want a very basic drive to and from Disneyland. One freeway is all it takes, but it might be a little longer of a drive. 

Hollywood Burbank Airport to Disneyland

BUR is a smaller regional airport near Universal Studios Hollywood. I’ve covered Burbank airport in detail here, but below is the basic information you need.  

 

 

  • Miles to Disneyland: 40 miles with easy navigation to Disneyland on one freeway. 
  • Drive time to Disneyland: Minimum 60 minutes but can fluctuate dramatically. Average travel time is 70-90 minutes.
  • Ground Transportation: Rental cars (walk to on-site facilities),  taxi/Uber/Lyft (at the curb), private cars (pick up at terminal curb). 
  • Car Seats: Kids under 8 years must use a car seat under current California car seat law  for every travel method listed above. Very few services offer car seats. My travel car seat recommendations here

Directions to Disneyland from BUR

BUR is best for Disneyland goers who might be visiting Universal Studios or just want a very basic drive to and from Disneyland. One freeway is all it takes, but it might be a little longer of a drive. Shop Disney luggage here.

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There’s a lot of things besides distance that can help you decide. I suggest listening in on my conversation on the Disneyland with Kids podcast episode about the pros and cons of each Disneyland airport. 

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