Fontana travel guide

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You're Going to Love Fontana

With a population of 196,069, Fontana is a must-see destination in California, United States. We recommend you stay at least 4 days in order to fully appreciate everything Fontana has to offer.

Where to Eat in Fontana

If you’re looking for affordable options, Pancho Villa's Mexican Grill Restaurant & Entertainment (10210 Juniper Ave) and El Baja - Fontana (18080 Arrow Blvd) are great picks.

When to visit Fontana

Fontana in March
Estimated hotel price
$104
1 night at 3-star hotel
Fontana in March
Estimated hotel price
$104
1 night at 3-star hotel

How to Get to Fontana

Plane

When flying to Fontana, you’ll arrive at Ontario Airport (ONT), which is located 10 miles from the city center. Airlines that fly from the United States to Fontana include Air Canada, Copa Airlines and Emirates. The shortest domestic flight to Fontana departs from Las Vegas and takes around 1h 10m.

Train

Amtrak is the only carrier operating train routes to Fontana. The train journey from Fontana to Burbank takes 0h 29m and costs around $11 for a one-way ticket. When coming by train from Fullerton, expect to pay about $14 for a 0h 39m trip.

Car

Another option to get to Fontana is to pick up a car rental from Los Angeles, which is about 50 miles from Fontana. You’ll find branches of Kyte and Ace, among others, in Los Angeles.

Bus

Several bus lines operate bus routes to Fontana, including Bus, FlixBus and Greyhound. From Santa Barbara, the bus ride to Fontana takes 120 miles and will cost you around $64. From Palm Springs, the ticket costs about $31 for a journey of 124 miles.

Plane

When flying to Fontana, you’ll arrive at Ontario Airport (ONT), which is located 10 miles from the city center. Airlines that fly from the United States to Fontana include Air Canada, Copa Airlines and Emirates. The shortest domestic flight to Fontana departs from Las Vegas and takes around 1h 10m.

Train

Amtrak is the only carrier operating train routes to Fontana. The train journey from Fontana to Burbank takes 0h 29m and costs around $11 for a one-way ticket. When coming by train from Fullerton, expect to pay about $14 for a 0h 39m trip.

Car

Another option to get to Fontana is to pick up a car rental from Los Angeles, which is about 50 miles from Fontana. You’ll find branches of Kyte and Ace, among others, in Los Angeles.

Bus

Several bus lines operate bus routes to Fontana, including Bus, FlixBus and Greyhound. From Santa Barbara, the bus ride to Fontana takes 120 miles and will cost you around $64. From Palm Springs, the ticket costs about $31 for a journey of 124 miles.

Airlines serving Fontana

Lufthansa
Good (4,692 reviews)
KLM
Good (848 reviews)
SWISS
Good (943 reviews)
British Airways
Good (4,554 reviews)
Delta
Good (4,615 reviews)
Turkish Airlines
Good (2,298 reviews)
Air France
Good (980 reviews)
Austrian Airlines
Good (488 reviews)
Iberia
Good (1,595 reviews)
United Airlines
Good (4,960 reviews)
Emirates
Excellent (2,122 reviews)
Qatar Airways
Good (2,455 reviews)
Air Canada
Good (5,888 reviews)
Brussels Airlines
Good (229 reviews)
Finnair
Good (869 reviews)
Singapore Airlines
Excellent (925 reviews)
TAP AIR PORTUGAL
Good (1,181 reviews)
LOT
Good (685 reviews)
Scandinavian Airlines
Good (820 reviews)
Alaska Airlines
Excellent (5,683 reviews)
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Where to stay in popular areas of Fontana

Most booked hotels in Fontana

Hilton Garden Inn Fontana
3 stars
Excellent (8.5, 272 reviews)
$161+
Comfort Inn Fontana
2 stars
Excellent (8.4, 335 reviews)
$133+
Ontario Airport Hotel & Conference Center
3 stars
Excellent (8.3, 1127 reviews)
$111+
La Quinta Inn & Suites by Wyndham Ontario Airport
3 stars
Excellent (8.2, 1706 reviews)
$126+
Holiday Inn Ontario Airport
3 stars
Excellent (8.1, 1129 reviews)
$121+
Ontario Airport Inn
2 stars
Excellent (8.1, 1022 reviews)
$98+

Renting a car in Fontana

Renting a car in Fontana costs $63 per day, on average, or $253 if you want to rent if for 4 days.

You’re likely to save money by renting your car at the airport: locations in the city are, on average, 28% more expensive than at Los Angeles.

Expect to pay $3.90 per gallon in Fontana (average price from the past 30 days). Depending on the size of your rental car, filling up the tank will cost between $46.79 and $62.38. Standard (Jeep Grand Cherokee or similar) is the most popular car type to rent in Fontana, while also 83% cheaper than other types, on average.

Renting a car in Fontana costs $63 per day, on average, or $253 if you want to rent if for 4 days.

You’re likely to save money by renting your car at the airport: locations in the city are, on average, 28% more expensive than at Los Angeles.

Expect to pay $3.90 per gallon in Fontana (average price from the past 30 days). Depending on the size of your rental car, filling up the tank will cost between $46.79 and $62.38. Standard (Jeep Grand Cherokee or similar) is the most popular car type to rent in Fontana, while also 83% cheaper than other types, on average.