Beautiful seaside Oxnard, California lies along the Pacific Coast of Southern California, 62 miles northwest of downtown Los Angeles and 35 miles south of Santa Barbara.

Map of Oxnard and directions



The Oxnard Airport (OXR)is centrally located just a mile and a half from the civic center to the east, and the beach to the west.  Most Oxnard hotels provide transportation to and from the Oxnard airport.

MVP Airways now offering service to and from Las Vegas, Nevada!  See www.flymvp.com or call (888) 236-7388 to book.

The following shuttles provide service to and from LAX:
Roadrunner Shuttle 800.247.7919
Amadeus Limousine & Shuttle 805.486.1873
Ventura County Airporter & Limousine 805.650.6600

Golden beaches, dolphins, crashing surf...these are just a few of the sights you'll see driving from Los Angeles to Oxnard along the coastal route. From downtown L.A. take the Santa Monica Freeway (10) west to Highway 1 (Pacific Coast Highway) and head north. You'll cruise by classic California beaches like Santa Monica, Malibu, and Zuma. Depending on traffic, this spectacular drive takes about 60 minutes and it's worth every second. Want to zip up to Oxnard on the freeway? You can drive from downtown L.A. to Oxnard in less than 90 minutes via the 101 Freeway. From LAX, take the 405 north then Highway 101 Freeway north to Oxnard.


Greyhound (Toll Free 800.231.2222) links the city with points throughout the United States.

Travel on Amtrak to Oxnard. The Pacific Surfliner traveling between San Diego, LA/OC and San Luis Obispo, stops 10 times daily at the Oxnard Transportation Center. The Coast Starlight provides daily service to Oxnard from Los Angeles, the Bay Area, Sacramento, Portland, and Seattle. The San Joaquin provides daily service between the Bay Area, Sacramento, Fresno and the Central Valley to Oxnard via connecting Thruway Bus service from Bakersfield. For fares, schedules and reservations visit Amtrak.com or call 1-800-USA-RAIL.

AmtrakCAR RENTAL:             
Affordable Rental 805.278.0225
U Save Auto Rental 805.377.0649
Budget Car & Truck Rental 805.382.1585
Enterprise Car Rental 800.325.8007
Hertz Rent-a-car 805.985.0911
Dollar Rent a Car 805.984.7870 (Oxnard Airport, 2889 5th Street)  


Hawg Heaven 805.653.1443 


You can easily walk around downtown Oxnard and public transportation is convenient and reliable. For more information on local transport, please visit http://www.goventura.org/. The City's "Hub" for Rail and Bus transportation is the Oxnard Transportation Center, 201 East 4th Street, Oxnard, California Map.

Gold Coast Transit
Operates regular bus routes throughout Ventura County. You can view timetables and maps on their Web site or pick up a schedule from libraries and local businesses.  Tel: 805.487.4222, 805.643.3158

VISTA - Ventura Intercity Service Transit Authority (Toll Free 800.438.1112) connects travelers between cities along Freeway 101.


Cyclists will find bike rentals at two locations. For bike maps visit http://www.goventura.org/.

Wheel Fun Rentals (Embassy Suites Mandalay Beach Resort- summer), 2101 Mandalay Beach Road, Oxnard, 805.650.7770 and at Marine Emporium Landing, 3600 S. Harbor Blvd. (year-round). 805-385-6233.  Surreys and more!

If you prefer door-to-door service, City of Oxnard Dial-a-Ride will whisk you to beaches, Channel Islands Harbor, Oxnard Airport, and the Oxnard Transportation Center. For reservations call 805.207.0699. Most area buses are equipped with wheelchair lifts.

Amadeus Taxi (805) 486-1873
Ad Taxi (805) 604-9074
Super Cab (805) 487-4600
Yellow Cab (805) 659-6900

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    • Oxnard's multicultural influences are evident in the abundance of international restaurants. Whether it's Italian, Thai, Mexican, Mediterranean, Brazilian or even kosher cuisine that you're craving, Oxnard delivers a wide range of dining choices.
  • About Oxnard
    About Oxnard

    • On the coast, an hour northwest of Los Angeles, Oxnard is the place for uncrowded beaches, waterfront fun, downtown attractions and the world's freshest strawberries.
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    Map of Oxnard

    • With LA to the south, and Santa Barbara to the north, Oxnard is ideally situated for exploring some of California's best attractions. Just 11 miles offshore is the spectacular Channel Islands National Park.
  • Getting Here
    Getting Here

    • By air, by car, by train or even boat, be sure to find your way to Oxnard and Channel Islands Harbor.
  • Calendar of Events
    Calendar of Events

    • Attend a festival, tour a museum, enjoy a symphony concert - Oxnard has plenty to see and do all year round.
  • Wine Tasting

    • Oxnard is home to 3 unique wineries and their tasting rooms along with a waterfront wine tasting room, and many wine related events.
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    Special Offers, Coupons, Packages

    • Amazing hotel packages, dining discounts, and special event discounts - be sure to check back often for other enticing offers from Oxnard hotels and attractions.
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