SNA is located in Santa Ana in California, and is 13 miles from Anaheim and just 35 miles from Los Angeles International Airport - LAX. John Wayne is a major international airport catering to the Orange County Anaheim region. For info on ground transport, please read more below.
Cheap car rentals are the best options for your travel plans across Anaheim and other Orange County areas. A large number of rental agencies have shuttle services to the airport from their off site location. Some agencies are also located within the airport complex, with counters on the arrival level between both the terminals. Carry contact numbers of your rental agency in your cell phone. You will be able to phone them after landing, and get detailed information on the shuttle services provided by them. Independent rental agecnies featured at CRX in Anaheim include:
Transportation: John Wayne airport has a wide variety of transportation options including cheap airport car rentals, shuttles, taxis, buses or the more expensive limousine services. Passengers opting for limousine services are advised to verify if they are licensed to offer these services at the airport. Orange County Transportation Authority (OCTA) operates bus services from the airport. You can find its pick up point outside Terminal B on the arrival level. Taxi services via cars and vans are available to the various destinations in the city. Cheap shuttle services can also be accessed near the arrival area. Alternately you can also opt for cheap car rentals for your journey from the airport to Anaheim city.
Pubs and Restaurants: The terminals offer a great number of pubs and restaurants, including a celebrity chef restaurant, Oasis Grill & Sky Lounge that permits take-outs, for you to eat on the move. You will also find the popular Starbucks Coffee, located in both the terminals. Other equally well known names include McDonald's, Creative Croissants and Brioche Dorée Café & Bakery among many others. The Gibson Guitar Lounge is a favorite place for music lovers with its rock n roll theme that feature guitar shaped tables
Shopping: If you are looking for the perfect gift for your loved ones, nothing beats the mouthwatering, assorted chocolates from Caterina's Candies, which also sells sugar free and gluten free organic treats. Hudson News and Hudson News Wall offer reading material, as well as snacks and other accessories that are most often sought by travelers. Life is good, Sunglass Hut and South Coast News featuring local products and fare, are also some places that you might find interesting.
Art display: The Riley Terminal at the airport hosts various exhibitions that feature interesting themes, making it a good place to spend time before you proceed with your journey. The Riley Terminal is also where you can catch a glimpse of the statue of the airport namesake, John Wayne.