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Navigating Orange County has never been easier. Below are details on area airports, major freeways listings, public transit offerings and toll roads so you can get where you need to go.
John Wayne Airport, Orange County (SNA)
When you want to fly to Orange County, you can't get any more convenient than John Wayne Airport, Orange County (SNA).
The term "freeway" dates back to about 1930. Freeways have helped make Orange County what it is today and remain the premier routes to all of the OC's acclaimed destinations. I-5 is the gateway to fantasy Disneyland Resort/California Adventure, the Anaheim Convention Center, and the Irvine Spectrum Center. the 91 freeway Medieval Times and Knott's Berry Farm.
Connect to Pacific Coast Highway then follow the coast south to hit all the major OC beaches.
The Toll Roads (State Routes 73, 133, 241, and 261)
The Toll Roads are the largest toll road network in California, totaling 51 miles and accounting for more than 20 percent of Orange County highways. Developed and operated by the Transportation Corridor Agencies (TCA), the network is comprised of the 73, 133, 241 and 261 Toll Roads.
For maps, rates and more information visit www.thetollroads.com.
The Toll Roads Rates and Payment
Drivers can pay tolls with cash or through a FasTrak® account.
Cash customers should be prepared by having exact change and driving in the right-hand lanes so that it’s easier to pull over and pay at the toll plazas. Tolls range from $1.00 to $6.25 and are determined by several factors including time of day and the number of axles on your vehicle. Keep in mind that you may have to pay more than one toll depending on the length of your journey.
FasTrak is an electronic toll-collection system that allows drivers to drive through designated "FasTrak" only lanes without stopping to pay and is used on every toll road, bridge and lane throughout California. With FasTrak, the toll is automatically deducted from a prepaid account. FasTrak users also pay reduced tolls compared to cash customers.
For more information about FasTrak and how to sign up, visit www.thetollroads.com.
The 91 Express Lanes
The 91 Express Lanes is a 10-mile toll road built in the median of State Route 91 between the Orange and Riverside County line and State Route 55 (Costa Mesa Freeway).
Since 1995, the 91 Express Lanes, operated by OCTA, have carried more than 64 million vehicles, saving customers more than 32 million hours of commuting time. If you are traveling between Riverside and Orange counties you can take the 91 Express Lanes for a smooth, clear ride.
91 Express Lanes Rates and Payment
You can only pay your toll with FasTrak on the 91 Express Lanes. Tolls cannot be paid manually. If you drive through the 91 Express Lanes without a FasTrak transponder, you will receive a violation notice. Each violation transaction is assessed a $47.50 processing fee in addition to the toll amount due.
Tolls on the 91 Express Lanes are value priced to ensure a congestion-free trip. Tolls range from $1.25 to $4.25 traveling westbound, and up to $9.50 traveling eastbound. Be sure to check the toll on message signs before entering the 91 Express Lanes. Toll schedules are subject to change without notice. Tolls vary to optimize traffic flows. Tolls are for one-way travel during the times and days shown.