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Ride OC Bus to the OC Fair

One of Orange County’s favorite events, the OC Fair, returns to Costa Mesa from July 14 through August 13. The best way to get there is by OC Bus on one of four routes – 47, 55, 71 & 178. Each provides safe, efficient, and air-conditioned service to the OC Fairgrounds.

OC Bus is the easy way to avoid traffic and parking hassles and focus on having fun. Ride for just $2 each way or 75 cents for seniors 60 and over and people with disabilities. Purchase your bus pass on board or make life easier and use the OC Bus App. You’ll find everything you need to ride OC Bus to the OC Fair in one convenient app. Buy and redeem passes, get schedules, plan your trip, and more. Download from the Apple and Google Play stores.

Although the OC Fair Express is not available this year, four regular OC Bus routes provide bus service to the OC Fair:

  • Route 47 – Fullerton to Newport Beach, via Anaheim Boulevard/Fairview Street
  • Route 55 – Santa Ana to Newport Beach, via Standard Avenue, Bristol Street, Fairview Street, and 17th Street
  • Route 71 – Yorba Linda to Newport Beach, via Tustin Avenue, Red Hill Avenue, and Newport Boulevard.
  • Route 178 – Huntington Beach to Irvine, via Adams Avenue, Birch Street, and Campus Drive.