Whether you have a layover, overnight sleepover or you are just quickly passing through, our Ontario Airport Guide is a great place to start planning your visit. Here, you’ll find information on services and facilities available inside the airport – including details about airport lounges, WiFi, mobile charging points, lockers, 24-hour food options, nearby hotels, and everything in between.
the seats have armrests, but the airline employees are generally very nice, and the security will ignore you totally. – Lydia
To help you plan your layover or overnight sleepover, we are here to give you the low-down on what travellers have reported back to us during their time at Ontario Airport.
What to Expect
- Ontario Airport is made up of Terminal 2, Terminal 4 and an International Arrivals Terminal. The terminals are connected by an Inter-Terminal Shuttle. See Airport Transportation below.
- Food options are reportedly of poor quality and the concessions close early (6:00PM), so if you have an evening flight you may not have any food.
- Free WiFI is available. See WiFi below.
Where to Sleep
- Security announcements are frequent and annoying! Noise cancelling headphones or ear-plugs may come in handy.
- As of February 2017, we have no current reviews from travellers who slept in this airport. Write a review to help future travellers!
- There are no hotels connected to the airport or on airport grounds. See Airport Hotels below for nearby suggestions.
In this guide we may refer to locations as “landside” and “airside”. Landside is the public area of the terminal located in the non-secure zone, before security. Airside is the secure area of the terminal that you must reach by going through security.
Pay-per-use, Single Visit Passes & Lounge Memberships
There are no pay-per-use lounges at the airport.
USO Lounge – The USO offers a lounge that is free of charge to active members of the US military and their families. Amenities include: TV lounge, snacks, computers, library, and a child care area. Location: West Wing. Hours: 6:00AM – 10:00PM. [ more info ]
If sleeping in Ontario Airport does not appeal to you, there are hotels near the airport:
- Azure Hotel & Suites Ontario Airport – (5 minutes from the airport) Free airport shuttle is available. » Check Rates
- Red Roof Inn Ontario Airport – (7 minutes from the airport) Free airport shuttle is available. » Check Rates
To see more options there is a list of hotels near Ontario Airport on Tripadvisor that can be sorted by price, distance, traveller rating and popularity.
Airport WiFi / Internet
Free WiFi is available at Ontario airport for four hours. Connect to “ONT-WiFi” network.
More Services, Facilities & Things To Do On A Layover At The Airport
ATMs / Cash Machines – Need cash? ATMs are available. Fees may apply, so be sure to check your bank’s fee schedule and your daily withdrawal limit if you are travelling internationally. You may also want to notify your bank of your travel plans. Locations: On the upper and lower levels of Terminal 2 and Terminal 4. Another ATM is located in the car rental facility.
Baby Care Facilities – There are two nursing rooms located airside, one in Terminal 2, across from Gate 207, and the other in Terminal 4, across from Gate 407.
Baggage Carts – Need a hand with your luggage? Baggage carts are available available throughout the airport. Fees: unknown.
Currency Exchange – Not available.
Duty Free & Shopping – There are no duty free shops in the Ontario Airport. Several shops are available in terminals 2 and 4.
Food & Drinks – Most food concessions throughout the airport operate with varying schedules. At the time of this update, there are no 24-hour dining options. Food options include:
» Terminal 2 – El Paseo Cafe & Bar • Schlotzsky’s Deli.
» Terminal 4 – Carl’s Jr • Coffee Bean & Tea Leaf • El Paseo Cafe & Bar • Route 66 • Schlotzsky’s Deli.
Information Desk – Available in Terminal 2 and Terminal 4. Hours: Unknown.
Luggage Storage & Lockers – Not available.
Rest Zones – Not available.
Showers – Not available.
Traveler’s Aid – This is a non-profit organization that assists stranded and distressed passengers. Volunteers assist passengers with general airport and destination queries to assisting with situations such as transportation assistance, lost or stolen money, wiring money, emergency housing, etc. Locations: Terminal 2, between baggage claim and escalator • Terminal 4, between baggage claim and escalator. Hours: 9:00AM – 9:00PM.
The airport is open 24 hours.
Keep in mind that TSA, airline check-in and baggage drop hours vary according the flight schedule. Check these hours with your airline. If you are in the public area of the terminal (landside) you will not be able to get through to the secure area of the terminal (airside) until the morning.
As of February 2018, Ontario airport is served by the following airlines: American Airlines • Delta • United Airlines • Alaska Airlines • Frontier Airlines • Southwest Airlines • Aeromexico • Volaris.
Airport Transportation: Getting To/From The Airport
Several area hotels provide airport transportation service as a courtesy to their guests. Here are a few hotels offering airport shuttle service: Best Western Plus InnSuites Ontario Airport E Hotel & Suites • Best Western Plus Ontario Airport • Comfort Suites Ontario Airport • DoubleTree by Hilton Hotel Ontario Airport • Embassy Suites by Hilton Ontario-Airport • Fairfield Inn Ontario • Holiday Inn Ontario Airport • Ontario Airport Hotel and Conference Center • Ontario Airport Inn • Quality Inn Ontario Airport Convention Center • Red Roof Inn Ontario Airport • Residence Inn Ontario Airport • Sheraton Ontario Airport Hotel.
ONT Courtesy Shuttles run between the airport terminals, Parking Lot 5 and the ConRAC facility. Shuttles run as frequently as every 5 minutes during peak times, and every 20 minutes or more between the hours of 12:00AM – 3:00AM. Shuttles to ConRAC run 24/7 while Parking Lot 5 shuttles run daily from 3:00AM – 1:00AM (last shuttle at 12:00AM on Sundays).
The airport is well connected to the city and regional public transportation network, offering connections with bus and train services. To plan your route, visit the Ontario Airport website.
OmniTrans Bus Route 61 (Fontana – Ontario Mills – Pomona) links Ontario Airport to Ontario, Pomona, Montclair and Fontana. For route maps, schedules and fare information, visit the OmniTrans website.
SuperShuttle offers door-to-door shared ride service between the airport and the Los Angeles metropolitan area. Shuttles pick up curbside outside of the baggage claim area. Reservations are highly recommended, but not required.
Taxis are available curbside outside of the baggage claim area. All taxis are metered, and reservations are not required. Onsite assistance is available daily from 7:00AM – 12:00AM.
This guide is for informational purposes only to assist with your planning. All information, including rates and hours, are subject to change at any time without notice. The information in this airport guide is based on information collected and/or received from the airports, lounges, hotels, transportation providers and their web sites. We are not representatives of any of the above mentioned service providers. To report errors or to add/update any items mentioned in the guide, write a review or send an email to [email protected] and we will update this guide.