Anaheim travel guide

Anaheim Tourism | Anaheim Guide

You're Going to Love Anaheim

With a population of 336.265, Anaheim is a must-see destination in California, United States. It is one of the most popular cities to visit in the country. We recommend you stay at least 4 days in order to fully appreciate everything Anaheim has to offer.

Where to Eat in Anaheim

If you’re looking for affordable options, Reunion Kitchen + Drink - Anaheim Hills (5775 E. Santa Ana Canyon) and Jazz Kitchen Coastal Grill & Patio (1590 South Disneyland Dr.) are great picks. For delicious green meals, Ballast Point - Downtown Disney (1580 S Disneyland Dr) and FireLake Grill House and Cocktail Bar (1601 S Anaheim Blvd) are recommended spots to get vegetarian or vegan food in Anaheim.

When to visit Anaheim

Anaheim in May
Estimated hotel price
$309
1 night at 3-star hotel
Anaheim in May
Estimated hotel price
$309
1 night at 3-star hotel

Looking for warm weather? Then head to Anaheim in August, when the average temperature is 25 °C, and the highest can go up to 32 °C. The coldest month, on the other hand, is January, when it can get as cold as 9 °C, with an average temperature of 15 °C. You’re likely to see more rain in February, when precipitation is around 79 mm. In contrast, July is usually the driest month of the year in Anaheim, with an average rainfall of 0 mm.

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How to Get to Anaheim

Plane

When flying to Anaheim, you’ll arrive at John Wayne Airport, OC (SNA), which is located 16 km from the city centre. The shortest flight to Anaheim from Australia departs from Melbourne and takes around 21h 16m.

Train

Amtrak is the only carrier operating train routes to Anaheim. The train station in Anaheim is called Anaheim, and is located 3 km from the city centre.

Car

Another option to get to Anaheim is to pick up a car hire from Los Angeles, which is about 45 km from Anaheim. You’ll find branches of Thrifty and Dollar, among others, in Los Angeles.

Bus

Several bus lines operate bus routes to Anaheim, including Bus, FlixBus and Greyhound. The most popular bus station is Anaheim Artic Bay 11 - 2626 E Katella Ave, located 4 km from the city centre of Anaheim. Anaheim is also a commonly used station, and is 1.2 km from the city centre.

Plane

When flying to Anaheim, you’ll arrive at John Wayne Airport, OC (SNA), which is located 16 km from the city centre. The shortest flight to Anaheim from Australia departs from Melbourne and takes around 21h 16m.

Train

Amtrak is the only carrier operating train routes to Anaheim. The train station in Anaheim is called Anaheim, and is located 3 km from the city centre.

Car

Another option to get to Anaheim is to pick up a car hire from Los Angeles, which is about 45 km from Anaheim. You’ll find branches of Thrifty and Dollar, among others, in Los Angeles.

Bus

Several bus lines operate bus routes to Anaheim, including Bus, FlixBus and Greyhound. The most popular bus station is Anaheim Artic Bay 11 - 2626 E Katella Ave, located 4 km from the city centre of Anaheim. Anaheim is also a commonly used station, and is 1.2 km from the city centre.

Airlines serving Anaheim

Lufthansa
Good (4,690 reviews)
KLM
Good (848 reviews)
SWISS
Good (945 reviews)
British Airways
Good (4,560 reviews)
Delta
Good (4,612 reviews)
Turkish Airlines
Good (2,293 reviews)
Air France
Good (981 reviews)
Austrian Airlines
Good (487 reviews)
Iberia
Good (1,596 reviews)
United Airlines
Good (4,950 reviews)
Emirates
Excellent (2,122 reviews)
Qatar Airways
Good (2,454 reviews)
Air Canada
Good (5,894 reviews)
Brussels Airlines
Good (229 reviews)
Finnair
Good (868 reviews)
Singapore Airlines
Excellent (924 reviews)
TAP AIR PORTUGAL
Good (1,180 reviews)
LOT
Good (685 reviews)
Scandinavian Airlines
Good (820 reviews)
Alaska Airlines
Excellent (5,687 reviews)
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Where to stay in Anaheim

Average rates range from around $332 per night for a double room in a 3-star hotel to $1,184 and up for a 5-star experience. If you’re on a budget, well-reviewed accommodations include Best Western Plus Anaheim Inn and Holiday Inn Express & Suites Anaheim Resort Area.

Where to stay in popular areas of Anaheim

Most booked hotels in Anaheim

Hyatt Regency Orange County
4 stars
Excellent (8.7, Excellent reviews)
$264+
Howard Johnson by Wyndham Anaheim Hotel & Water Playground
3 stars
Excellent (8.6, Excellent reviews)
$306+
Great Wolf Lodge Southern California
3 stars
Excellent (8.5, Excellent reviews)
$417+
Disney's Grand Californian Hotel And Spa
4 stars
Excellent (9, Excellent reviews)
$1,283+
Knott's Berry Farm Hotel
3 stars
Excellent (8.2, Excellent reviews)
$208+
Hotel Lulu, BW Premier Collection
3 stars
Excellent (8.1, Excellent reviews)
$232+

Hiring a car in Anaheim

Hiring a car in Anaheim costs $102 per day, on average, or $408 if you want to hire it for 4 days. Avis, Enterprise Rent-A-Car and Budget are the agencies with the best reviews in the city. The most popular location to hire a car in Anaheim is the Hertz branch at 221 West Katella Ave, which is 1 km from the city centre.

You’re likely to save money by hiring your car at the airport: locations in the city are, on average, 44% more expensive than at Santa Ana J. Wayne/Orange Cnty.

Expect to pay $1.56 per litre in Anaheim (average price from the past 30 days). Depending on the size of your car hire, filling up the tank will cost between $18.67 and $24.89. The most frequently booked car type in Anaheim is Compact (Nissan Rogue or similar). If you’re looking to save money, though, keep in mind that Premium car hire (Dodge Charger or similar) is, on average, 79% cheaper than other car hire types in the city.

Hiring a car in Anaheim costs $102 per day, on average, or $408 if you want to hire it for 4 days. Avis, Enterprise Rent-A-Car and Budget are the agencies with the best reviews in the city. The most popular location to hire a car in Anaheim is the Hertz branch at 221 West Katella Ave, which is 1 km from the city centre.

You’re likely to save money by hiring your car at the airport: locations in the city are, on average, 44% more expensive than at Santa Ana J. Wayne/Orange Cnty.

Expect to pay $1.56 per litre in Anaheim (average price from the past 30 days). Depending on the size of your car hire, filling up the tank will cost between $18.67 and $24.89. The most frequently booked car type in Anaheim is Compact (Nissan Rogue or similar). If you’re looking to save money, though, keep in mind that Premium car hire (Dodge Charger or similar) is, on average, 79% cheaper than other car hire types in the city.