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. We recommend you stay at least 3 days in order to fully appreciate everything Oxnard has to offer.

Where to Eat in Oxnard

If you’re looking for affordable options, Fresco II on the Marina (1651 S. Victoria Ave.) and Moqueca Brazilian Cuisine (3550 S. Harbor Blvd Ste. 201) are great picks.

Most popular restaurants in Oxnard

Wonderful (88 reviews)
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When to visit Oxnard

Oxnard in November
Estimated hotel price
1 night at 3-star hotel
Oxnard in November
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 Bob Hope Airport (BUR), which is located 47 miles from Oxnard. Los Angeles Airport is the most popular, with regular flights from American Airlines, Air France, Aeromexico and other airlines departing from the United States. The shortest domestic flight to Oxnard departs from Las Vegas and takes around 1h 09m.


Amtrak is the only carrier operating train routes to Oxnard. The train journey from Oxnard to Burbank takes 0h 28m and costs around $12 for a one-way ticket. When coming by train from Fullerton, expect to pay about $15 for a 0h 36m trip. The train station in Oxnard is called Oxnard, and is located 0.1 miles from the city center.


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


Several bus lines operate bus routes to Oxnard, including Tufesa, FlixBus and Amtrak. From Bakersfield, the bus ride to Oxnard takes 125 miles and will cost you around $33. From San Diego, the ticket costs about $21 for a journey of 135 miles.

Airlines serving Oxnard

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British Airways
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Turkish Airlines
Good (2,051 reviews)
Air France
Good (814 reviews)
United Airlines
Good (4,218 reviews)
Qatar Airways
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Austrian Airlines
Good (394 reviews)
Air Canada
Good (3,945 reviews)
Brussels Airlines
Good (193 reviews)
Singapore Airlines
Excellent (721 reviews)
Scandinavian Airlines
Good (749 reviews)
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Etihad Airways
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Where to stay in Oxnard

Average rates range from around $304 per night for a double room in a 3-star hotel to $232 and up for a 5-star experience. If you’re on a budget, well-reviewed accommodations include Hampton Inn Channel Islands Harbor and Best Western Oxnard Inn.

Where to stay in popular areas of Oxnard

Most booked hotels in Oxnard

Casa Via Mar Inn Ascend Hotel Collection
Excellent (8.4, 673 reviews)
Holiday Inn Express Port Hueneme
Excellent (8.4, 457 reviews)
Hilton Garden Inn Oxnard/Camarillo
Excellent (8.4, 434 reviews)
Homewood Suites by Hilton Oxnard/Camarillo
Excellent (8.4, 179 reviews)
Hampton Inn Channel Islands Harbor
Excellent (8.3, 361 reviews)
Courtyard by Marriott Oxnard Ventura
Excellent (8.1, 436 reviews)

Renting a car in Oxnard

Renting a car in Oxnard costs $58 per day, on average, or $173 if you want to rent if for 3 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 $4.13 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 $49.51 and $66.02. Standard (Honda Accord or similar) is the most popular car type to rent in Oxnard, while also 5% cheaper than other types, on average.