OC Fair Express 2018

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Ride direct to the gate, Saturdays and Sundays!

$2 each way. $4 OC Fair admission.

IT'S TIME FOR THE OC FAIR!

This year avoid traffic and parking headaches by taking the 2018 OC Fair Express directly to the gate. Buses depart from 9 convenient locations on Saturdays and Sundays from July 14 to August 12 and run from approximately 10 am – midnight.

If riding Metrolink, you can connect to the OC Fair Express at the Anaheim Canyon, Laguna Niguel/Mission Viejo, Santa Ana, Irvine or Anaheim-ARTIC Metrolink stations. Simply show your valid Metrolink ticket and ride the bus for free.

And, when you ride the OC Fair Express, you will receive a coupon for $4 OC Fair admission, that's an $10 savings!


TWO WAYS TO PAY

OC Fair Express costs $2 each way, or 75¢ for seniors 60+ and persons with disabilities. You can purchase on board, or with the OC Bus Mobile App.

  • Children 5 and under ride free with fare paying adult (limit 3 free children per paying adult).
  • Current OC Bus pass holders and valid Metrolink tickets from connecting trains are also valid on OC Fair Express.
  • Note: If paying cash on board, have exact change ready. The farebox does not make change or accept bills over $10.

Choose from 9 locations

(Click on location to download full schedule)

Location-by-location information

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Fullerton
Fullerton Park-and-Ride Dock 0
3000 W. Orangethorpe Ave.

First Trip to OC Fair    10:25 am
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Return Home     11:00 am
Last Trip to OC Fair    11:40 pm
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Return Home     12:20 am

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Anaheim Canyon
Metrolink Station Dock 2
1039 N. Pacificenter Dr.

First Trip to OC Fair    10:20 am
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Frist Trip Home     10:55 am
Last Trip to OC Fair    11:40 pm
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Return Home     12:15 am

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Anaheim (ARTIC)
Metrolink Station Dock 7
2626 East Katella Avenue, Anaheim

First Trip to OC Fair    10:15 am
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Return Home     10:45 am
Last Trip to OC Fair    11:50 pm
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Return Home     12:20 am

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Orange
The Village at Orange
Boards at corner of Meats and Canal, behind Sears
1500 E. Village Way

First Trip to OC Fair    10:30 am
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Frist Trip Home     11:00 am
Last Trip to OC Fair    12:00 am
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Return Home     12:25 am

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Santa Ana
Metrolink Staion
Inside Station at Dock 10
1000 E. Santa Ana Blvd.
Dock 10

First Trip to OC Fair    10:40 am
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Return Home     11:05 am
Last Trip to OC Fair    11:40 pm
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Return Home     12:15 am

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Huntington Beach
Goldenwest Transportation Center
Dock 8
7301 Center Ave.

First Trip to OC Fair    10:45 am
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Return Home     11:10 am
Last Trip to OC Fair    11:45 pm
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Return Home     12:15 am

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Irvine
Metrolink Station Dock 5
15215 Barranca Parkway

First Trip to OC Fair    10:45 am
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Return Home     11:20 am
Last Trip to OC Fair    11:55 pm
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Return Home     12:30 am

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Laguna Hills
Laguna Hills Transportation Center
24282 Calle de los Caballeros
Dock 11

First Trip to OC Fair    10:30 am
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Return Home     11:05 am
Last Trip to OC Fair    11:50 pm
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Return Home     12:25 am

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Laguna Niguel
Metrolink Station Dock 1
28200 Forbes Rd., Laguna Niguel

First Trip to OC Fair    10:30 am
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Return Home     11:10 am
Last Trip to OC Fair    11:50 pm
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Return Home     12:30 am

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Buy Before you board
Have your pass on your phone!
Make life even easier with our free OC Bus mobile app. You'll find everything you need to ride to the OC Fair in one convenient app. Buy and redeem passes, get schedules, plan your trip, and much more. Available for download on your smartphone.

Win an iPad mini 4

Take this short survey on OC Fair Express for a chance to win more cool stuff.

OC Fair Prize Package

Easy Riding Tips

  • Use OC Bus mobile app for easy payment. Have phone ready with app open when boarding.
  • If paying cash, have exact fare ready. Use dollar bills instead of coins. No bills over $10 accepted.
  • When traveling to the fair, purchase a round-trip pass for $4 or $1.50 for seniors/persons with disabilities, then simply swipe your pass on the way home.
  • Always board through the front door. All buses are accessible to persons with disabilities.
  • Arrive at your bus stop 10 minutes early.
  • No smoking, vaping, eating or drinking on the bus.

Prohibited Items at OC Fair

All OC Fair guests are subject to bag checks and walk through metal detectors.
The following items will not be allowed inside the fairgrounds:

  • No smoking or vaping allowed.
  • No skateboards, hoverboards, drones.
  • No selfie sticks or tripods.
  • No hard sided coolers, cans, glass bottles.
  • No indecent clothing/tattoos.
  • No illegal narcotics or outside alcohol.
  • No pets allowed.


The OC Fair Express is made possible in part by a grant provided by the Mobile Source Air Pollution Reduction Review Committee (MSRC), which provides subsidies for cleaner transportation alternatives.
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