How to Get to CaliFur (Travel Guide)

Getting back and forth from a convention can be a bit confusing. It can take knowing which way you need to go, and dealing with trains, planes and automobiles. We have listed some of the best ways to get to the convention. Please keep in mind that it is always possible to pick up a taxi, Uber cab and Lyft ride as well!

 

Airport Directions

If you are an international attendee, please check which airlines ONT and LAX cover. LAX is going to be your best bet as is covers the most international flights. We’ve listed below how attendees arriving to LAX will be able to get to the hotel.

 

Ontario/LA Airport (ONT)

The nearest Airport to us is Ontario/LA Airport (ONT). There is a free shuttle pick up from ONT to the Sheraton Fairplex for attendees staying at the hotel. Please call the hotel for service. 

Airlines that service ONT:

AeroMexico

Alaska

American

Delta

Southwest

United/United Express

Volaris

 

LAX Airport to Fairplex

Please see the LAX airline list. It’s over three pages of airlines that LAX services. LAX can assist attendees from all parts of the world.

 http://www.lawa.org/LAXAirlines.aspx

Public Transportation (A cheap way to get to Califur from LAX):
(about 3 hours – cost $17.00 + UBER or 30 minute walk)

  1. Locate a GREEN “Flyaway, Busses & Long Distance Vans” pickup location.
  2. Take LAX FlyAway bus to Los Angeles Union Station
  3. Walk about 2 minutes to the Los Angeles Union Station Metrolink Station
  4. Take Metrolink train 5 stops to Pomona (North) Metrolink Station
  5. You can walk about 30 minutes to the hotel or you can UBER a ride to the hotel

SHERATON FAIRPLEX HOTEL & CONFERENCE CENTER
601 West McKinley Avenue, Pomona, CA 91768

Metrolink Trains – 1 800 371-LINK
LAX FlyAway(r) – 1 866-IFLYLAX

Driving: (about 60 to 90 minutes)

  1. Get on Interstate 105 heading East from World Way and South Sepulveda Boulevard.
  2. Take Interstate 105 East to Interstate 605 heading North.
  3. Take Interstate 605 North to California 60 (Pomona Freeway) heading East.
  4. California 60 East merges with California 57 North.
  5. Make sure to keep to the right to take California 57 heading North.
  6. Take California 57 North to Interstate 10 heading East.
  7. Take exit 45A toward White Avenue.
  8. Turn left onto Burdick Drive.
  9. Turn left onto North White Avenue.
  10. Turn left onto West McKinley Avenue.
  11. The hotel will be on your right (Fairplex Gate 3).

John Wayne (Orange County) Airport to Fairplex:

Driving: (40 to 60 minutes)

  1. Use the John Wayne Airport Roadway entrance to California 55 North.
  2. Take California 55 North to Interstate 5 heading North.
  3. Take Interstate 5 North to California 57 North.
  4. Merge with California 60 East and keep to the right to stay on California 57 North.
  5. Take California 57 North to Interstate 10 heading East.
  6. Take exit 45A toward White Avenue.
  7. Turn left onto Burdick Drive.
  8. Turn left onto North White Avenue.
  9. Turn left onto West McKinley Avenue.
  10. The hotel will be on your right (Fairplex Gate 3).

Other Transportation:

  1. UBER a ride to the hotel
  2. Super Shuttle – about $57

 

San Diego International Airport to Fairplex:

  1. Take UBER from San Diego International to San Diego Amtrak Station.
  2. Take an Amtrak Surfliner North to Los Angeles Union Station
  3. Take Metrolink train 5 stops to Pomona (North) Metrolink Station
  4. You can walk about 30 minutes to the hotel or you can UBER a ride to the hotel

SHERATON FAIRPLEX HOTEL & CONFERENCE CENTER
601 West McKinley Avenue, Pomona, CA 91768

Amtrak – 1 800 USA RAIL
Metrolink – 1 800 371 LINK

 

Driving Directions

Califur is now centrally located in Southern California. This means that it is easily accessible by furries from instate, but also furries coming in from Nevada, Arizona, Utah, and Mexico as we are located on major freeway crossings. This was one of the reasons we selected this location, is for it’s ease of access.

Los Angeles and Northern Regions:

  1. Take Interstate 5 South towards Los Angeles to Interstate 10.
  2. Take Interstate 10 East towards San Bernardino.
  3. Take exit 45A toward White Avenue.
  4. Turn left onto Burdick Drive.
  5. Turn left onto North White Avenue.
  6. Turn left onto West McKinley Avenue.
  7. The hotel will be on your right (Fairplex Gate 3).

 

Southern Regions:

Coastal Route:

  1. Take Interstate 5 North towards Los Angeles to California 57.
  2. Take California 57 North to Interstate 10 heading East.
  3. Take exit 45A toward White Avenue.
  4. Turn left onto Burdick Drive.
  5. Turn left onto North White Avenue.
  6. Turn left onto West McKinley Avenue.
  7. The hotel will be on your right (Fairplex Gate 3).

Inland Route:

  1. Take Interstate 15 North towards Corona to Interstate 10 West.
  2. Take exit 45 for Orange Grove Avenue towards Garey Avenue.
  3. Turn Left onto North Orange Grove Avenue and keep to the right.
  4. Turn Right onto East McKinley Avenue.
  5. The hotel will be on your right (Fairplex Gate 3).

 

Eastern Regions:

Northern Route:

  1. Take Interstate 40 towards Barstow to Interstate 15 South.
  2. Take exit 45 for Orange Grove Avenue towards Garey Avenue.
  3. Turn Left onto North Orange Grove Avenue and keep to the right.
  4. Turn Right onto East McKinley Avenue.
  5. The hotel will be on your right (Fairplex Gate 3).

Southern Route:

  1. Take Interstate 10 West towards Los Angeles.
  2. Take exit 45 for Orange Grove Avenue towards Garey Avenue.
  3. Turn Left onto North Orange Grove Avenue and keep to the right.
  4. Turn Right onto East McKinley Avenue.
  5. The hotel will be on your right (Fairplex Gate 3).