Marina del Rey travel guide

Marina del Rey Tourism | Marina del Rey Guide

You're Going to Love Marina del Rey

With a population of 8,866, Marina del Rey is a must-see destination in California, United States. It is among the most popular tourist destinations in the country. Marina del Rey deserves at least 2 full days for you to see its main sights.

Where to Eat in Marina del Rey

If you’re looking for affordable options, Irori Sushi (4371 Glencoe Avenue) and 26 Beach Restaurant (3100 Washington Blvd) are great picks.

When to visit Marina del Rey

Marina del Rey in November
Estimated package price
$653
2 travelers
Flight to Marina del Rey
3 nights at hotel
Marina del Rey in November
Estimated package price
$653
2 travelers
Flight to Marina del Rey
3 nights at hotel

How to Get to Marina del Rey

Plane

When flying to Marina del Rey, you’ll arrive at Los Angeles Airport (LAX), which is located 4 miles from the city center. Airlines that fly from the United States to Marina del Rey include American Airlines, Air France and Aeromexico. The shortest domestic flight to Marina del Rey departs from Las Vegas and takes around 1h 02m.

Train

Amtrak is the only carrier operating train routes to Marina del Rey. The train journey from Marina del Rey 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 Marina del Rey is to pick up a car rental from Los Angeles, which is about 9 miles from Marina del Rey. You’ll find branches of Kyte and Sixt, among others, in Los Angeles.

Bus

Several bus lines operate bus routes to Marina del Rey, including Bus, FlixBus and Greyhound. From Santa Barbara, the bus ride to Marina del Rey takes 120 miles and will cost you around $66. From Bakersfield, the ticket costs about $36 for a journey of 125 miles.

Plane

When flying to Marina del Rey, you’ll arrive at Los Angeles Airport (LAX), which is located 4 miles from the city center. Airlines that fly from the United States to Marina del Rey include American Airlines, Air France and Aeromexico. The shortest domestic flight to Marina del Rey departs from Las Vegas and takes around 1h 02m.

Train

Amtrak is the only carrier operating train routes to Marina del Rey. The train journey from Marina del Rey 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 Marina del Rey is to pick up a car rental from Los Angeles, which is about 9 miles from Marina del Rey. You’ll find branches of Kyte and Sixt, among others, in Los Angeles.

Bus

Several bus lines operate bus routes to Marina del Rey, including Bus, FlixBus and Greyhound. From Santa Barbara, the bus ride to Marina del Rey takes 120 miles and will cost you around $66. From Bakersfield, the ticket costs about $36 for a journey of 125 miles.

Airlines serving Marina del Rey

Lufthansa
Good (4,697 reviews)
KLM
Good (844 reviews)
SWISS
Good (955 reviews)
British Airways
Good (4,577 reviews)
Delta
Good (4,606 reviews)
Turkish Airlines
Good (2,276 reviews)
Austrian Airlines
Good (490 reviews)
Air France
Good (980 reviews)
Iberia
Good (1,600 reviews)
Emirates
Excellent (2,114 reviews)
United Airlines
Good (4,960 reviews)
Qatar Airways
Good (2,441 reviews)
Air Canada
Good (5,934 reviews)
Brussels Airlines
Good (225 reviews)
Finnair
Good (863 reviews)
LOT
Good (681 reviews)
Singapore Airlines
Excellent (922 reviews)
TAP AIR PORTUGAL
Good (1,171 reviews)
Scandinavian Airlines
Good (823 reviews)
Alaska Airlines
Excellent (5,721 reviews)
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Where to stay in Marina del Rey

Average rates range from around $316 per night for a double room in a 3-star hotel to $327 and up for a 5-star experience.

Where to stay in popular areas of Marina del Rey

Most booked hotels in Marina del Rey

Huntley Santa Monica Beach
4 stars
Excellent (8.7, 4054 reviews)
$350+
Marina Del Rey Hotel
4 stars
Excellent (8.1, 1835 reviews)
$286+
Jamaica Bay Inn
3 stars
Excellent (8.1, 405 reviews)
$285+
Marina del Rey Marriott
3 stars
Excellent (8.1, 394 reviews)
$318+
Hilton Santa Monica Hotel & Suites
4 stars
Good (7.9, 1800 reviews)
$316+
Fairmont Miramar - Hotel & Bungalows
5 stars
Good (7.9, 426 reviews)
$483+

Renting a car in Marina del Rey

Renting a car in Marina del Rey costs $55 per day, on average, or $111 if you want to rent if for 2 days.

You’re likely to save money by renting your car at the airport: locations in the city are, on average, 18% more expensive than at Los Angeles.

Expect to pay $3.90 per gallon in Marina del Rey (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. The most frequently booked car type in Marina del Rey is Supplier choice (Class Special Car or similar). If you’re looking to save money, though, keep in mind that Economy rental cars (Kia Forte or similar) are, on average, 80% cheaper than other rental car types in the city.

Renting a car in Marina del Rey costs $55 per day, on average, or $111 if you want to rent if for 2 days.

You’re likely to save money by renting your car at the airport: locations in the city are, on average, 18% more expensive than at Los Angeles.

Expect to pay $3.90 per gallon in Marina del Rey (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. The most frequently booked car type in Marina del Rey is Supplier choice (Class Special Car or similar). If you’re looking to save money, though, keep in mind that Economy rental cars (Kia Forte or similar) are, on average, 80% cheaper than other rental car types in the city.

Car rental agencies in Marina del Rey

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