There are 5 ways to get from Irvine to Bishop by train, bus, car or plane

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Train, bus via Lone Pine  •  7h 45m

  1. Take the train from Tustin station to L. A. Union Station station
  2. Take the bus from Los Angeles to Lone Pine
  3. Take the bus from Lone Pine - McDonald's, 601 S. Main Street to Bishop - Vons/Kmart, 1200 N. Main Street

$57 - $93

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Train, bus  •  9h 28m

  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

$46 - $77

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Drive  •  5h 8m

  1. Drive from Irvine to Bishop 293.1 miles

$28 - $45

Train to Los Angeles, fly, bus  •  6h 16m

  1. Take the train from Tustin station to L. A. Union Station station
  2. Fly from Los Angeles (LAX) to Mammoth Lakes (MMH) LAX - MMH
  3. Take the bus from Stop 25-Vons Parking Lot to Bishop - Vons/Kmart, 1200 N. Main Street

$140 - $422

Fly from Santa Ana, bus  •  8h 6m

  1. Fly from Santa Ana (SNA) to Mammoth Lakes (MMH) SNA - MMH
  2. Take the bus from Stop 25-Vons Parking Lot to Bishop - Vons/Kmart, 1200 N. Main Street

$233 - $918

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The cheapest way to get from Irvine to Bishop is to drive which costs $28 - $45 and takes 5h 8m.

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The quickest way to get from Irvine to Bishop is to drive which costs $28 - $45 and takes 5h 8m.

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The distance between Irvine and Bishop is 259 miles. The road distance is 293.1 miles.

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The best way to get from Irvine to Bishop without a car is to train and bus via Lone Pine which takes 7h 45m and costs $55 - $95.

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It takes approximately 7h 45m to get from Irvine to Bishop, including transfers.

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The quickest flight from Los Angeles Airport to Mammoth Lakes Airport is the direct flight which takes 1h 16m.

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Yes, the driving distance between Irvine to Bishop is 293 miles. It takes approximately 5h 8m to drive from Irvine to Bishop.

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United Airlines offers flights from Los Angeles Airport to Mammoth Lakes Airport.

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There are 23+ hotels available in Bishop. Prices start at $100 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Irvine to Santa Ana Airport is to taxi which takes 8 min and costs $23 - $28.

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Map of how to get from Irvine to Bishop.
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  • Distance: 258.9 miles
  • Duration: 7h 45m

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

There is no direct connection from Irvine to Bishop. However, you can take the train to L. A. Union Station station, take the walk to Los Angeles, take the bus to Lone Pine, take the walk to Lone Pine - McDonald's, 601 S. Main Street, then take the bus to Bishop - Vons/Kmart, 1200 N. Main Street. Alternatively, you can take a vehicle from Irvine to Bishop via L. A. Union Station station, Lancaster station, and Lancaster - Metrolink Station, 44812 Sierra Highway in around 9h 28m.

Airlines
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Los Angeles to Mammoth Lakes
Ave. Duration
1h 16m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $650
Flights from Santa Ana to Mammoth Lakes via San Francisco, Los Angeles
Ave. Duration
7h 33m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $950
Flights from Santa Ana to Mammoth Lakes via Las Vegas, Los Angeles
Ave. Duration
5h 56m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$210 - $1,000
Flights from Santa Ana to Mammoth Lakes via San Jose, Los Angeles
Ave. Duration
6h 51m
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$230 - $950
Flights from Santa Ana to Mammoth Lakes via Oakland, Los Angeles
Ave. Duration
8h 6m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$240 - $950
Flights from Santa Ana to Mammoth Lakes via Phoenix, Los Angeles
Ave. Duration
8h 6m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$240 - $950
Flights from Santa Ana to Mammoth Lakes via Salt Lake City, Los Angeles
Ave. Duration
8h 36m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$230 - $1,100
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 4m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$8 - $11
Website
Metrolink Trains
Train from L. A. Union Station station to Lancaster station
Ave. Duration
2h 14m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$8 - $11
Website
Metrolink Trains
Bus operators
SP Scenic Lines
Phone
917-398-0398
Email
help@ilikebus.com
Website
overlandscenic.com
Bus from Los Angeles to Lone Pine
Ave. Duration
3h 15m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$40 - $65
Schedules at
overlandscenic.com
Book at
ilikebus.com
Eastern Sierra Transit Authority
Phone
+1 760-872-1901
Email
info@estransit.com
Website
estransit.com
Bus from Lone Pine - McDonald's, 601 S. Main Street to Bishop - Vons/Kmart, 1200 N. Main Street
Ave. Duration
1h 10m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$9 - $17
Website
Eastern Sierra Transit Authority
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 Stop 25-Vons Parking Lot to Bishop - Vons/Kmart, 1200 N. Main Street
Ave. Duration
50 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$6 - $12
Website
Eastern Sierra Transit Authority

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