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 11 days in order to fully appreciate everything Fontana has to offer.

When to visit Fontana

Fontana in January
Estimated hotel price
1 night at 3-star hotel
Fontana in January
Estimated hotel price
1 night at 3-star hotel

How to Get to Fontana


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 JetBlue, Etihad Airways and Frontier. The shortest domestic flight to Fontana departs from Oakland and takes around 1h 15m.


Amtrak is the only carrier operating train routes to Fontana. The train journey from Fontana to Burbank takes 0h 28m 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.


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 Fox and Kyte, among others, in Los Angeles.


Several bus lines operate bus routes to Fontana, including Greyhound, Tufesa and Amtrak. From Bakersfield, the bus ride to Fontana takes 125 miles and will cost you around $31. From San Diego, the ticket costs about $12 for a journey of 125 miles.

Airlines serving Fontana

United Airlines
Good (2,858 reviews)
American Airlines
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Air France
Good (404 reviews)
Excellent (3,063 reviews)
Turkish Airlines
Good (1,339 reviews)
British Airways
Good (1,442 reviews)
Good (458 reviews)
Qatar Airways
Good (1,225 reviews)
Excellent (975 reviews)
Good (927 reviews)
Air Canada
Good (1,462 reviews)
Austrian Airlines
Good (284 reviews)
Etihad Airways
Good (317 reviews)
Singapore Airlines
Excellent (337 reviews)
Good (549 reviews)
Brussels Airlines
Good (102 reviews)
Good (703 reviews)
Alaska Airlines
Excellent (2,651 reviews)
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Where to stay in Fontana

Where to stay in popular areas of Fontana

Most booked hotels in Fontana

Hilton Garden Inn Fontana
Excellent (8.6, 366 reviews)
Comfort Inn Fontana
Excellent (8.2, 300 reviews)
Azure Hotel & Suites, Trademark Collection by Wyndham
Good (7.9, 1525 reviews)
Holiday Inn Ontario Airport
Good (7.9, 1105 reviews)
DoubleTree by Hilton Ontario Airport
Good (7.9, 699 reviews)
Country Inn & Suites by Radisson Ontario Mills, CA
Good (7.8, 2159 reviews)
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Renting a car in Fontana

Renting a car in Fontana costs $56 per day, on average, or $615 if you want to rent if for 11 days.

You’re likely to save money by renting your car at the airport: locations in the city are, on average, 12% more expensive than at Los Angeles.

Expect to pay $3.79 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 $45.42 and $60.57.