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Train to Los Angeles, fly  •  4h 31m

  1. Take the train from Tustin station to L. A. Union Station station
  2. Fly from Los Angeles (LAX) to Bishop (BIH) LAX - BIH

$126 - $484

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Train, bus  •  9h 32m

  1. Take the train from Tustin station to L. A. Union Station station
  2. Take the train from L. A. Union Station station to Lancaster station
  3. Take the bus from Lancaster - Metrolink Station, 44812 Sierra Highway to Bishop - Vons/Kmart, 1200 N. Main Street

$47 - $80

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Fly from Santa Ana  •  7h 16m

  1. Fly from Santa Ana (SNA) to Bishop (BIH) SNA - BIH

$112 - $387

Bus  •  12h 53m

  1. Take the bus from Anaheim Regional Transportation Intermodal Center to Barstow Station
  2. Take the bus from Barstow Amtrak Bus Stop to Mojave Amtrak Bus Stop
  3. Take the bus from Mojave - Carl's Jr., 44812 Sierra Highway to Bishop - Vons/Kmart, 1200 N. Main Street

Drive  •  5h 7m

  1. Drive from Irvine to Bishop 292.8 miles

$28 - $45

Irvine to Bishop by train and bus

The journey time between Irvine and Bishop is around 9h 51m and covers a distance of around 324 miles. The fastest journey normally takes 9h 51m. Operated by Metrolink Trains and Eastern Sierra Transit Authority, the Irvine to Bishop service departs from Tustin station and arrives in Bishop - Vons/Kmart, 1200 N. Main Street. Typically five services run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

Route overview

Average journey time:
9h 51m
Fastest journey time:
9h 51m
Journey distance:
324 miles
Services per week:
5
Cheapest price:
$47
Carbon emissions:
51 kg CO2

First and last service

First service departs at:
08:19
Last service departs at:
08:19

The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

Irvine to Bishop train and bus schedules

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The cheapest way to get from Irvine to Bishop is to drive which costs $28 - $45 and takes 5h 7m.

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The quickest way to get from Irvine to Bishop is to train and fly which costs $120 - $490 and takes 4h 31m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Irvine to Bishop. However, there are services departing from Main-Harvard and arriving at Bishop - Vons/Kmart, 1200 N. Main Street via Anaheim Regional Transportation Intermodal Center, Barstow Amtrak Bus Stop and Mojave - Carl's Jr., 44812 Sierra Highway. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 12h 53m.

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The distance between Irvine and Bishop is 259 miles. The road distance is 292.8 miles.

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The best way to get from Irvine to Bishop without a car is to train and bus which takes 9h 32m and costs $45 - $80.

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It takes approximately 4h 31m to get from Irvine to Bishop, including transfers.

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Irvine to Bishop bus services, operated by FlixBus-us, depart from Anaheim Regional Transportation Intermodal Center station.

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The best way to get from Irvine to Bishop is to fly which takes 7h 16m and costs $110 - $390. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs and takes 12h 53m.

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The quickest flight from Los Angeles Airport to Bishop Airport is the direct flight which takes 1h 18m.

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Irvine to Bishop bus services, operated by Eastern Sierra Transit Authority, arrive at Bishop - Vons/Kmart, 1200 N. Main Street station.

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Map of how to get from Irvine to Bishop.
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  • Distance: 258.8 miles
  • Duration: 4h 31m

What companies run services between Irvine, CA, USA and Bishop, CA, USA?

United Airlines, Southwest Airlines and two other airlines fly from Irvine to Bishop every 4 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Irvine to Bishop via Artic - Dock 2, Anaheim Regional Transportation Intermodal Center, Barstow Station, Barstow Amtrak Bus Stop, and Mojave - Carl's Jr., 44812 Sierra Highway in around 12h 53m.

Airlines
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Los Angeles to Bishop
Ave. Duration
1h 18m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $450
Flights from Santa Ana to Bishop via San Francisco, Los Angeles
Ave. Duration
8h 13m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$130 - $550
Flights from Santa Ana to Bishop via Denver
Ave. Duration
5h 55m
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$130 - $450
Flights from Santa Ana to Bishop via Las Vegas, Los Angeles
Ave. Duration
6h 23m
When
Monday, Thursday and Friday
Estimated price
$120 - $500
Flights from Santa Ana to Bishop via Phoenix, Los Angeles
Ave. Duration
6h 48m
When
Monday, Thursday and Friday
Estimated price
$100 - $380
Flights from Santa Ana to Bishop via San Jose, Los Angeles
Ave. Duration
7h 13m
When
Monday, Thursday and Friday
Estimated price
$100 - $370
Flights from Santa Ana to Bishop via Sacramento, Los Angeles
Ave. Duration
8h 18m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$100 - $380
Flights from Santa Ana to Bishop via Salt Lake City, Los Angeles
Ave. Duration
8h 18m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$85 - $450
Train operators
Metrolink Trains
Phone
(800) 371-LINK (5465)
Website
metrolinktrains.com
Train from Tustin station to L. A. Union Station station
Ave. Duration
1h 11m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$7 - $11
Website
Metrolink Trains
Train from L. A. Union Station station to Lancaster station
Ave. Duration
2h 11m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$9 - $14
Website
Metrolink Trains
Bus operators
Eastern Sierra Transit Authority
Phone
+1 760-872-1901
Email
info@estransit.com
Website
estransit.com
Bus from Lancaster - Metrolink Station, 44812 Sierra Highway to Bishop - Vons/Kmart, 1200 N. Main Street
Ave. Duration
4h 10m
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
$30 - $55
Website
Eastern Sierra Transit Authority
Bus from Mojave - Carl's Jr., 44812 Sierra Highway to Bishop - Vons/Kmart, 1200 N. Main Street
Ave. Duration
3h 40m
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
$27 - $45
Website
Eastern Sierra Transit Authority
FlixBus-us
Website
flixbus.com
Bus from Anaheim Regional Transportation Intermodal Center to Barstow Station
Ave. Duration
3h 55m
Frequency
Twice daily
Schedules at
flixbus.com
Greyhound USA

Greyhound is a leading bus company based in Dallas, Texas, serving over 3800 destinations across North America, Mexico and Canada. Greyhound carries around 18 million passengers a year who travel 5.4 billion miles (8.6 billion km) a year on their fleet of around 1700 vehicles. For travel flexibility, you can board or get off a Greyhound bus at official Greyhound stations, partner stations and curbside stops. There are around 230 Greyhound stations across the US where you can both catch your bus and buy tickets, that are also available on the official website and via the mobile app.

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Contact Details
Phone
+1 214-849-8100/1-800-231-2222
Email
ifsr@greyhound.com
Website
greyhound.com
Bus from Anaheim to Barstow
Ave. Duration
3h 20m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$21 - $30
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$21 - $30
Flexible
$40 - $60
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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Contact Details
Phone
+1 215-856-7924
Website
amtrak.com
Bus from Barstow Amtrak Bus Stop to Mojave Amtrak Bus Stop
Ave. Duration
1h 25m
Frequency
Once daily
Schedules at
amtrak.com

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Yes, the driving distance between Irvine to Bishop is 293 miles. It takes approximately 5h 7m to drive from Irvine to Bishop.

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United Airlines offers flights from Los Angeles Airport to Bishop Airport.

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The best way to get from Irvine to Santa Ana Airport is to line 400 bus which takes 9 min and costs $2 - $4.

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