The nearest and most convenient airport closest to the hotel is the John Wayne Airport (SNA) which is about 10 – 15 minutes driving time from the hotel. (http://www.ocair.com/)
Fiarmont Newport Beach Hotel (conference hotel) offers complimentary roundtrip transportation to John Wayne Airport 24 hours a day for all overnight guests.
Airlines served by the John Wayne Airport include: Alaska, American, Continental, Delta Air, Frontier, Northwest, Southwest, United, US Airways, and Virgin America airlines.
There are a variety of ground transportation options are available at John Wayne Airport conveniently connecting the Airport to surrounding hotels, tourist attractions, businesses, and residencies. These options include rental cars, commercial and courtesy shuttles, taxis, the Disneyland ® Resort Express, Orange County Transportation Authority (OCTA) buses and the Irvine i shuttle.
Ground transportation pick-up locations are in the Ground Transportation Center (GTC) within easy walking distance from the Baggage Claim area. The GTC is located on the Arrival (Lower) Level in the center of the East Parking Structure and can be reached from the Thomas F. Riley Terminal by crossing the Airport roadway at the traffic light near the John Wayne Statue. Car rental pick-up and return is located on the Ground Level of the GTC.
The Orange County Transportation Authority (OCTA) and i shuttle bus stop is located on the Terminal side, south of the GTC.
Driving directions from John Wayne / Orange County Airport to the Fairmont Newport Beach Hotel can be located at the hotels website at http://www.fairmont.com/newportbeach/MapAndDirections.htm