Sun City travel guide

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You're Going to Love Sun City

With a population of 19,579, Sun City is a must-see destination in California, United States.

When to visit Sun City

Looking for warm weather? Then head to Sun City in July, when the average temperature is 26 °C, and the highest can go up to 36 °C. The coldest month, on the other hand, is January, when it can get as cold as 2 °C, with an average temperature of 11 °C. You’re likely to see more rain in February, when precipitation is around 83 mm. In contrast, June is usually the driest month of the year in Sun City, with an average rainfall of 1 mm.

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How to Get to Sun City


Although Sun City doesn’t have its own airport, you can fly to Ontario Airport (ONT), which is located 53 km from Sun City. Los Angeles Airport is the most popular, with regular flights from Air Canada, Lufthansa, Air New Zealand and other airlines departing from New Zealand. The shortest flight to Sun City from New Zealand departs from Auckland and takes around 12h.


Amtrak is the only carrier operating train routes to Sun City. The train journey from Sun City to Burbank takes 0h 27m and costs around $20 for a one-way ticket. When coming by train from Fullerton, expect to pay about $25 for a 0h 39m trip. The train station in Sun City is called Sun City Menifee, and is located 0.7 km from the city centre.


Another option to get to Sun City is to pick up a car hire from Los Angeles, which is about 110 km from Sun City. You’ll find branches of Dollar and Thrifty, among others, in Los Angeles.


Several bus lines operate bus routes to Sun City, including Tufesa, FlixBus and Amtrak. From Ontario, the bus ride to Sun City takes 72 km and will cost you around $18. From West Hollywood, the ticket costs about $112 for a journey of 169 km.

Airlines serving Sun City

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Where to stay in popular areas of Sun City

Hiring a car in Sun City

Expect to pay $1.85 per litre in Sun City (average price from the past 30 days). Depending on the size of your car hire, filling up the tank will cost between $22.16 and $29.55.