Oxnard travel guide

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You're Going to Love Oxnard

With a population of 197.899, Oxnard is a must-see destination in California, United States. It is among the most popular tourist destinations in the country. We recommend you stay at least 4 days in order to fully appreciate everything Oxnard has to offer.

Where to Eat in Oxnard

If you’re looking for affordable options, BJ's Restaurant & Brewhouse - Oxnard (461 W Esplanade Dr) and Copper Blues Rock Pub and Kitchen - Oxnard (591 Collection Boulevard Unit 4020) are great picks.

Most popular restaurants in Oxnard

Excellent (148 reviews)
Contemporary American
Excellent (104 reviews)

When to visit Oxnard

Oxnard in March
Estimated hotel price
1 night at 3-star hotel
Oxnard in March
Estimated hotel price
1 night at 3-star hotel

Looking for warm weather? Then head to Oxnard in August, when the average temperature is 66.2 °F, and the highest can go up to 73.4 °F. The coldest month, on the other hand, is December, when it can get as cold as 42.8 °F, with an average temperature of 53.6 °F. You’re likely to see more rain in February, when precipitation is around 3.5″. In contrast, July is usually the driest month of the year in Oxnard, with an average rainfall of 0″.

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How to Get to Oxnard


Although Oxnard doesn’t have its own airport, you can fly to Santa Barbara (SBA), which is located 66 km from Oxnard. Los Angeles Airport is the most popular, with regular flights from American Airlines, Azul, Alaska Airlines and other airlines departing from the United States. The shortest domestic flight to Oxnard departs from Oakland and takes around 1h 15m.


Amtrak is the only carrier operating train routes to Oxnard. The train journey from Oxnard to Anaheim takes 0h 47m and costs around $16 for a one-way ticket. When coming by train from Fullerton, expect to pay about $19 for a 1h 28m trip. The train station in Oxnard is called Oxnard, and is located 0.2 km from the city center.


Another option to get to Oxnard is to pick up a car rental from Los Angeles, which is about 81 km from Oxnard. You’ll find branches of Kyte and Midway, among others, in Los Angeles.


Several bus lines operate bus routes to Oxnard, including FlixBus, Tufesa and Greyhound.

Airports near Oxnard

Airlines serving Oxnard

United Airlines
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Good (1,815 reviews)
American Airlines
Good (4,119 reviews)
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Air France
Good (361 reviews)
Turkish Airlines
Good (1,185 reviews)
British Airways
Good (1,173 reviews)
Excellent (2,845 reviews)
Qatar Airways
Good (1,031 reviews)
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Air Canada
Good (1,044 reviews)
Excellent (766 reviews)
Austrian Airlines
Good (249 reviews)
Good (455 reviews)
Etihad Airways
Good (243 reviews)
Singapore Airlines
Excellent (227 reviews)
Brussels Airlines
Good (86 reviews)
Scandinavian Airlines
Good (397 reviews)
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Where to stay in Oxnard

Average rates range from around $427 per night for a double room in a 3-star hotel to $397 and up for a 5-star experience.

Where to stay in popular areas of Oxnard

Most booked hotels in Oxnard

Mandalay Shores Resort
Excellent (9.2, 22 reviews)
Hilton Garden Inn Oxnard/Camarillo
Excellent (8.5, 408 reviews)
Homewood Suites By Hilton Oxnard/Camarillo
Excellent (8.5, 174 reviews)
Casa Via Mar Inn Ascend Hotel Collection
Excellent (8.1, 635 reviews)
Hampton Inn Channel Islands Harbor
Excellent (8.1, 386 reviews)
Residence Inn by Marriott Oxnard River Ridge
Excellent (8, 180 reviews)
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Renting a car in Oxnard

Renting a car in Oxnard costs $69 per day, on average, or $275 if you want to rent if for 4 days. Enterprise, Hertz and Budget are the agencies with the best reviews in the city. The most popular location to rent a car in Oxnard is the Dollar branch at 2889 West 5th Street, which is 5 km from the city center.

You’re likely to save money by renting your car at the airport: locations in the city are, on average, 24% more expensive than at Los Angeles.

Expect to pay $3.97 per gallon in Oxnard (average price from the past 30 days). Depending on the size of your rental car, filling up the tank will cost between $47.70 and $63.59.