Lake Forest Transportation

Fly via John Wayne/Orange County Airport (SNA) and take I-405 South, travel approximately 8 miles, take Lake Forest Dr. exit. Several major and regional airlines fly into John Wayne airport. Most of the major car rental companies also have locations at this airport. Alternatively, you could try Los Angeles International (LAX) is about an hour's drive away without traffic, or Long Beach Airport.

Amtrak stations near Lake Forest: Irvine (6 miles) - services: ticket office, fully wheelchair accessible, enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, public payphones, snack bar, free short-term parking, free long-term parking, call for taxi service, intercity bus service, public transit connection; Laguna Beach (10 miles) - Bus Station; San Juan Capistrano 10 miles - services: ticket office, fully wheelchair accessible, enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, public payphones, full-service food facilities, paid short-term parking, paid long-term parking, call for taxi service, intercity bus service, public transit connection.

Several freeways provide access to Lake Forest: from the south, Interstate 5, from the north, Intestates 5 and 405.

As in all suburbs, it is extremely difficult to get around without a car. Rental cars are available near John Wayne Airport.

Orange County Transit Authority lines cover all areas of Orange County. Fares - Regular: $1.25, Seniors (65 & over) and persons with disabilities: $0.50; Day pass - $3.00, Seniors (65 & over) and persons with disabilities: $1.00, 7-Day Pass - Regular: $15.00, Seniors (65 & over) and persons with disabilities: $5.00.