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from San Diego to Irvine, CA

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Travel Information between San Diego and Irvine, CA

distanceDistance76 miles (122 km)
modeAvailable travel modesBus or train
priceTicket price range$22 - $29
cheapestCheapest modeBus • $22 (€18) • 2 h
fastestFastest modeTrain • $29 (€24) • 1 h 35 min
carriersPopular travel companiesGreyhound or Amtrak

Travel 76 miles (122 km) by bus or train from San Diego to Irvine, CA. If speed is a priority, then a train is the best option with an average duration of 1 h 35 min; whereas, if saving money is more important, then a bus is the best option with prices starting as low as $22 (€18). The most popular travel companies which serve this route are Greyhound or Amtrak among others. Travelers can even take a direct train from San Diego to Irvine, CA.

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Travel from San Diego to Irvine, CA
Travel to Irvine, CA easily. Whether you want fast, cheap or something entirely different, our travel experts have collected everything you need to know so you can find the best option from San Diego to Irvine, CA.
FAQs
How do I go from San Diego to Irvine, CA?

There are 2 ways to travel from San Diego to Irvine, CA including taking a bus or train.

What is the cheapest way to travel from San Diego to Irvine, CA?

The cheapest way to travel between San Diego and Irvine, CA is by taking a bus with an average price of $22 (€18).

This is compared to other travel options to Irvine, CA:

Taking a bus is about $7 (€6) less than taking a train, which costs on average $29 (€24) for this trip.

What is the quickest way to get from San Diego to Irvine, CA?

The fastest way from San Diego to Irvine, CA is by train with an average journey time of 1 h 35 min.

There are alternative travel options to Irvine, CA that can usually take longer:

In comparison, traveling by bus can take you on average 2 h.

What is the distance from San Diego to Irvine, CA?

The distance is approximately 76 miles (122 km) from San Diego to Irvine, CA.

How many services a day are there from San Diego to Irvine, CA?

The average frequency per day from San Diego to Irvine, CA is:

  • 7 trains per day.

However, we recommend checking specific travel dates for your route from San Diego to Irvine, CA as scheduled services by bus or train can vary by season or day of the week.

What are the departure and arrival points in San Diego and in Irvine, CA?

These are the most popular departure and arrival points when traveling from San Diego to Irvine, CA:

    Which travel companies can take me from San Diego to Irvine, CA?

    If finding a good deal is your main consideration for your trip from San Diego to Irvine, CA, then we'll help you find the best value travel companies for you:

    • Greyhound can take you to Irvine, CA by bus. If searching for a good deal on buses, you can find tickets for Greyhound from San Diego to Irvine, CA for $22 (€18).
    • Travel with Amtrak to go to Irvine, CA by train. For a good deal on tickets, you can find Amtrak San Diego to Irvine, CA tickets on Omio for $29 (€24).
    Is there a direct service between San Diego and Irvine, CA?

    Yes, there are direct routes from San Diego to Irvine, CA with the following travel companies:

    • You can find 7 direct trains per day to Irvine, CA with Amtrak.

    Direct services to Irvine, CA tend to save you time and add more convenience as you won't need to transfer at another stop in between, so it's worth paying attention to before booking tickets for your trip.

    What other popular destinations should I add to my itinerary for my trip from San Diego to Irvine, CA?
    Looking to extend your trip from San Diego to Irvine, CA? Many Omio customers who go from San Diego to Irvine, CA usually extend their vacation to explore other popular destinations like Los Angeles, Istanbul or North Las Vegas, NV. If you're looking to explore Los Angeles, Istanbul or North Las Vegas, NV from Irvine, CA, let Omio find you the best connections available at an affordable price.
    When should I buy a ticket from San Diego to Irvine, CA online to score the best deals?

    Before traveling from San Diego to Irvine, CA, it’s good to know what ticket you can buy and how much it will cost in the next 7 days:

    • A bus ticket for this journey costs on average $22 (€18) one way.
    • A train ticket is costing on average $29 (€24) one way for this journey.

    But we recommend booking San Diego to Irvine, CA tickets online a few months before your planned travel date to score the best deals and save money on your trip.

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