Julian travel guide

Julian Tourism | Julian Guide

You're Going to Love Julian

With a population of 1,502, Julian is a must-see destination in California, United States. Consider staying at least one whole day in Julian to see all of its attractions.

When to visit Julian

Julian in April
Estimated hotel price
$86
1 night at 3-star hotel
Julian in April
Estimated hotel price
$86
1 night at 3-star hotel

Looking for warm weather? Then head to Julian in July, when the average temperature is 71.6 °F, and the highest can go up to 89.6 °F. The coldest month, on the other hand, is January, when it can get as cold as 33.8 °F, with an average temperature of 44.6 °F. You’re likely to see more rain in January, when precipitation is around 4.7″. In contrast, June is usually the driest month of the year in Julian, with an average rainfall of 0.2″.

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How to Get to Julian

Plane

Although Julian doesn’t have its own airport, you can fly to San Diego Airport (SAN), which is located 42 miles from Julian. San Diego Airport is the most popular, with regular flights from American Airlines, Air Canada, Alaska Airlines and other airlines departing from the United States. The shortest domestic flight to Julian departs from Las Vegas and takes around 1h 08m.

Train

Amtrak is the only carrier operating train routes to Julian. The train journey from Julian to Anaheim takes 1h 59m and costs around $30 for a one-way ticket. When coming by train from Anaheim, expect to pay about $30 for a 1h 59m trip.

Car

Another option to get to Julian is to pick up a car rental from Los Angeles, which is about 119 miles from Julian. You’ll find branches of Kyte and Ace, among others, in Los Angeles.

Bus

Several bus lines operate bus routes to Julian, including FlixBus, Greyhound and Bus. From Los Angeles, the bus ride to Julian takes 155 miles and will cost you around $21. From Paradise, the ticket costs about $70 for a journey of 255 miles.

Plane

Although Julian doesn’t have its own airport, you can fly to San Diego Airport (SAN), which is located 42 miles from Julian. San Diego Airport is the most popular, with regular flights from American Airlines, Air Canada, Alaska Airlines and other airlines departing from the United States. The shortest domestic flight to Julian departs from Las Vegas and takes around 1h 08m.

Train

Amtrak is the only carrier operating train routes to Julian. The train journey from Julian to Anaheim takes 1h 59m and costs around $30 for a one-way ticket. When coming by train from Anaheim, expect to pay about $30 for a 1h 59m trip.

Car

Another option to get to Julian is to pick up a car rental from Los Angeles, which is about 119 miles from Julian. You’ll find branches of Kyte and Ace, among others, in Los Angeles.

Bus

Several bus lines operate bus routes to Julian, including FlixBus, Greyhound and Bus. From Los Angeles, the bus ride to Julian takes 155 miles and will cost you around $21. From Paradise, the ticket costs about $70 for a journey of 255 miles.

Airlines serving Julian

Lufthansa
Good (4,705 reviews)
KLM
Good (832 reviews)
SWISS
Good (961 reviews)
British Airways
Good (4,680 reviews)
Delta
Good (4,550 reviews)
Turkish Airlines
Good (2,230 reviews)
Austrian Airlines
Good (482 reviews)
Iberia
Good (1,612 reviews)
Air France
Good (984 reviews)
Emirates
Excellent (2,112 reviews)
United Airlines
Good (4,980 reviews)
Qatar Airways
Good (2,404 reviews)
Air Canada
Good (6,073 reviews)
Brussels Airlines
Good (228 reviews)
Finnair
Good (840 reviews)
LOT
Good (686 reviews)
Singapore Airlines
Excellent (932 reviews)
TAP AIR PORTUGAL
Good (1,179 reviews)
Alaska Airlines
Excellent (5,821 reviews)
Etihad Airways
Good (839 reviews)
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Where to stay in popular areas of Julian

Most booked hotels in Julian

Julian Gold Rush Hotel
2 stars
Excellent (9, 694 reviews)
$157+
Quiet Mind Mountain Lodge & Retreat
0 stars
Excellent (8.9, 644 reviews)
$108+
Tucker Peak Lodge
0 stars
Excellent (8.5, 283 reviews)
$152+
Julian Lodge
0 stars
Excellent (8.4, 681 reviews)
$145+
Apple Tree Inn
2 stars
Good (7.9, 291 reviews)
$146+
Stagecoach Trails Rv Resort
2 stars
Poor (0, 0 reviews)
$30+

Renting a car in Julian

Expect to pay $3.75 per gallon in Julian (average price from the past 30 days). Depending on the size of your rental car, filling up the tank will cost between $44.97 and $59.96.

Expect to pay $3.75 per gallon in Julian (average price from the past 30 days). Depending on the size of your rental car, filling up the tank will cost between $44.97 and $59.96.