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Airport Transportation

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» Airport Transportation

This page provides details on transportation from a local airport to Chapman housing on or near our Orange Campus. You can use the information to also help you plan on arriving at an apartment or other housing in the area.

There are several airports within driving distance of Chapman's Orange Campus: 

  • Los Angeles International Airport (LAX): 40 miles/64 kilometers to Orange Campus
  • John Wayne/Orange County Airport (SNA): 11 miles/17 kilometers to Orange Campus
  • Long Beach Airport (LGB): 21 miles/33 kilometers to Orange Campus
  • Ontario International Airport (ONT): 35 miles/56 kilometers to Orange Campus
  • Bob Hope/Burbank Airport (BUR): 48 miles/77 kilometers to Orange Campus
  • San Diego International Airport (SAN): 92 miles/148 kilometers to Orange Campus

Selecting which airport you choose may depend on a few factors:

  • Flying into John Wayne/Orange County Airport (SNA) in Santa Ana is the most convenient. It is about 20 minutes from our Orange or Rinker campuses.
  • When flying internationally you will likely need to fly into Los Angeles International Airport (LAX) as it is the closest at approximately 45-60 minutes to our Orange Campus and 75 minutes from our Rinker Campus.

Campus Housing Addresses

Depending on where you will live at Chapman, you can use the following address:

  • Residence Halls/Dormitories: 625 N. Grand St. Orange, CA 92866
  • Chapman Grand Apartment: 915 E. Katella Ave. Anaheim, CA 92805
  • The K: 300 N Cypress St, Orange, CA 92866

Panther Village: 3101 W. Chapman Ave. Orange, CA 92868

Airport Transportation Options

As you plan your arrival in Southern California you can use the following information to arrange airport transportation. If you are arranging transportation beforehand, please take into account your time at customs and baggage claim when selecting a pickup time.

In addition to the information  below, you can also review LAX's transportation options here.

Rideshare Options

Airport Shuttle Options

You can also arrange an airport shuttle prior to your arrival via the websites below.

Taxi Options

Taxis are the most direct route to your destination but may cost more than other options. You can book a taxi from a kiosk inside the terminal or step out onto the sidewalk of the terminal. Look for the overhead signs for taxis.

General Tips for Airport Safety

  1. Never leave baggage unattended. Do not entrust bags to a stranger, even if they seem trustworthy and honest.
  2. Be attentive and watchful of signs, directions and maps at the airport. Listen carefully to announcements.
  3. Beware of solicitors who may offer to provide a ride. 
  4. In case of a problem, alert the information desk in the lobby or airport security personnel. 
For more information on travel safety, we encourage you to review the LAX Travel Safely Guide.


International Student Services provides general guidance. Any advice provided to you by the ISS should not be construed as legal advice.

Additionally, due to the fluid nature of governmental interpretation, government agencies such as USCIS/ICE/CBP may change their interpretation of immigration laws/regulations and eligibility requirements for benefits at any time. We will do our best to provide the most current guidance.

Each case is fact-specific and it is advised that you contact an experienced immigration attorney if you have questions regarding your situation.