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There are 5 ways to get from San Diego Airport (SAN) to Irvine station by train, night bus, car, towncar or shuttle

Select an option below to see step-by-step directions and to compare ticket prices and travel times in Rome2rio's travel planner.

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Train  •  2h 39m

  1. Take the train from San Diego Old Town Transportation Center to Irvine Amtrak Station Pacific Surfliner

$30 - $62

Cheapest option

Shuttle  •  1h 25m

  1. Take a shuttle bus from San Diego Airport to Irvine station

$16 - $75

3 alternative options

Night bus  •  3h 5m

  1. Take the night bus from San Diego Santa Fe Depot to Irvine Amtrak Station Amtrak Thruway Connecting Service

Drive  •  1h 25m

  1. Drive from San Diego Airport (SAN) to Irvine station 80.4 miles

$7 - $12

Towncar  •  1h 25m

  1. Take a town car from San Diego Airport to Irvine station 80.4 miles

$210 - $300

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from San Diego Airport (SAN) to Irvine station is to drive which costs $7 - $12 and takes 1h 25m.

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The quickest way to get from San Diego Airport (SAN) to Irvine station is to drive which costs $7 - $12 and takes 1h 25m.

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No, there is no direct bus from San Diego Airport (SAN) to Irvine station station. However, there are services departing from Lindbergh Field & Terminal 1 and arriving at Irvine Amtrak Station via San Diego Santa Fe Depot. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 3h 5m.

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The distance between San Diego Airport (SAN) and Irvine station is 71 miles. The road distance is 80.4 miles.

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The best way to get from San Diego Airport (SAN) to Irvine station without a car is to train which takes 2h 39m and costs $29 - $65.

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It takes approximately 2h 39m to get from San Diego Airport (SAN) to Irvine station, including transfers.

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San Diego Airport (SAN) to Irvine station bus services, operated by Amtrak, depart from San Diego Santa Fe Depot station.

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San Diego Airport (SAN) to Irvine station bus services, operated by Amtrak, arrive at Irvine Amtrak Station.

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Yes, the driving distance between San Diego Airport (SAN) to Irvine station is 80 miles. It takes approximately 1h 25m to drive from San Diego Airport (SAN) to Irvine station.

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There are 574+ hotels available in Irvine station. Prices start at $93 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from San Diego Airport (SAN) to Irvine station.
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  • Distance: 71.4 miles
  • Duration: 2h 39m

What companies run services between San Diego Airport (SAN), USA and Irvine station, CA, USA?

Amtrak operates a train from San Diego Airport (SAN) to Irvine station every 2 hours. Tickets cost $27 - $60 and the journey takes 1h 37m.

Train operators
Amtrak

Amtrak is a rail service that connects the US and three Canadian provinces. Covering 21,000 route miles (34,000km) Amtrak operates more than 300 trains daily. These medium and long distance intercity services operate at speeds of up to 240km/h, to more than 500 destinations. Founded in 1971, it is based in Washington, D.C. and offers four classes of travel: First Class, Sleeper, Business and Coach. Ticket fares are divided into five subclasses: Saver, Value, Flexible, Business and Premium. Amtrak trains are known for their wide seats, plug-in power, big windows and storage capabilities.

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Phone
+1 215-856-7924
Website
amtrak.com
Train from San Diego Old Town Transportation Center to Irvine Amtrak Station
Ave. Duration
1h 37m
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$27 - $60
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$27 - $40
Flexi Coach Seat
$45 - $70
Business Coach Seat
$40 - $60
Room
$150 - $210
Bus operators
Amtrak

Amtrak is a rail service that connects the US and three Canadian provinces. Covering 21,000 route miles (34,000km) Amtrak operates more than 300 trains daily. These medium and long distance intercity services operate at speeds of up to 240km/h, to more than 500 destinations. Founded in 1971, it is based in Washington, D.C. and offers four classes of travel: First Class, Sleeper, Business and Coach. Ticket fares are divided into five subclasses: Saver, Value, Flexible, Business and Premium. Amtrak trains are known for their wide seats, plug-in power, big windows and storage capabilities.

Rome2rio's guide to Amtrak
Contact Details
Phone
+1 215-856-7924
Website
amtrak.com
Night bus from San Diego Santa Fe Depot to Irvine Amtrak Station
Ave. Duration
1h 50m
Frequency
Once daily
Website
amtrak.com
Shuttles by Jayride
Shuttle from San Diego Airport to Irvine station
Ave. Duration
1h 25m
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
$16 - $75
Other operators
Private Transfers
Towncar from San Diego Airport to Irvine station
Ave. Duration
1h 25m
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
$210 - $300
Private
$210 - $300

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