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1. Posted by tishwalker (First Time Poster 1 posts) 7y

We are doing Disneyland. We have a 2 day pass and overnight accommodation right next to Disneyland.

What would be the best way to get there?

I have seen some of the shuttle buses that run at certain times for about $20. Is this correct?

We are staying in West Hollywood so would need to travel from there to Anaheim.

Thanks

2. Posted by Calcruzer (Moderator 1989 posts) 7y

Yes, a shuttle service would make the most sense.

It is possible to take the Blue Line down to Long Beach and then get a bus or cab from there, but in my opinion this would cost much more (and take longer than the shuttle service).

Enjoy

3. Posted by Ham Radio (Respected Member 284 posts) 7y

Calcruzer gave good advice. A direct shuttle is an excellent choice because the Blue Line light rail goes through a bad neighborhood. And it's a long day making connections.

Here is a shuttle service I have used in the past with good luck (I have no business interest in this firm)
http://www.primetimeshuttle.com/SoCal.htm

As an alternative, take the trains at Los Angeles Union Station on Alameda.
Either Amtrak Pacific Surfliner (runs all day) south to Anaheim or Metrolink commuter trains (runs mornings and afternoons). Upon arrival at Anaheim station a connection to your nearby hotel is quite easy. Most hotels will pick you up.

The Amtrak trains have snacks and restrooms. The Metrolink trains are seats only.

Enjoy your visit to California.

4. Posted by lakers6902 (Budding Member 70 posts) 7y

i dont know how the dmv is with letting australians drive here in california, but... what about just renting a car?
im sure your thinking, "gosh thats so expensive mike." well let me tell you...
you can easily rent a car for as little as $10usd a day. check Thrifty car rental. I rented from them when i did a road trip to san francisco during summer. I paid 10usd a day and had unlimited mileage as well.

by the way i put about 1k miles on that ride, haha. never drove so much in my life :P

5. Posted by hey_monkee (Respected Member 430 posts) 7y

theres a Disney bus that leaves from the airport, it'll drop you at your Anaheim accommodation

6. Posted by JoyC (Full Member 99 posts) 7y

I would agree with the above post that you should consider renting a car. Either that or go with the shuttle.

7. Posted by james (Travel Guru 4136 posts) 7y

Go with the shuttle. Driving from West Hollywood means taking 6 lane freeways that can be a bit intimidating, particularly if you are used to driving on the other side of the world.

8. Posted by rhysv (Inactive 22 posts) 7y

There are Anahiem shuttle busses, contact http://www.supershuttle.com/default.aspx?content=LosAngeles they are probably your best bet. Certainly better than driving