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There are 5 ways to get from Irvine to Cabo San Lucas by plane, train, bus or car

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Fly from Santa Ana  •  5 h 43 min

  1. Fly from Santa Ana (SNA) to San Jose Cabo (SJD) SNA - SJD

$138 - $814

Cheapest option

Train, bus  •  32 h 41 min

  1. Take the train from Irvine Amtrak Station to San Diego Santa Fe Depot Pacific Surfliner
  2. Take the bus from Tijuana to Cabo San Lucas

$131 - $209

3 alternative options

Train to Los Angeles, fly  •  8 h 2 min

  1. Take the train from Tustin station to L. A. Union Station station
  2. Fly from Los Angeles (LAX) to San Jose Cabo (SJD) LAX - SJD

$134 - $1,021

Train to San Diego, fly  •  8 h 52 min

  1. Take the train from Irvine Amtrak Station to San Diego Santa Fe Depot
  2. Fly from San Diego (SAN) to San Jose Cabo (SJD) SAN - SJD

$158 - $470

Drive  •  25 h 40 min

  1. Drive from Irvine to Cabo San Lucas 1121.8 miles

$150 - $220

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The cheapest way to get from Irvine to Cabo San Lucas is to train and bus which costs $130 - $210 and takes 32 h 41 min.

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The quickest way to get from Irvine to Cabo San Lucas is to fly which costs $130 - $850 and takes 5 h 43 min.

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The distance between Irvine and Cabo San Lucas is 891 miles. The road distance is 1121.8 miles.

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The best way to get from Irvine to Cabo San Lucas without a car is to train and bus which takes 32 h 41 min and costs $130 - $210.

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It takes approximately 5 h 43 min to get from Irvine to Cabo San Lucas, including transfers.

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The quickest flight from Santa Ana Airport to San Jose Cabo Airport is the direct flight which takes 2 h 20 min.

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Cabo San Lucas is 1 h ahead of Irvine. It is currently 1:47 AM in Irvine and 2:47 AM in Cabo San Lucas.

Yes, the driving distance between Irvine to Cabo San Lucas is 1122 miles. It takes approximately 25 h 40 min to drive from Irvine to Cabo San Lucas.

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Southwest Airlines, Alaska Airlines, Inc. and American Airlines offer flights from Santa Ana Airport to San Jose Cabo Airport.

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There are 475+ hotels available in Cabo San Lucas. Prices start at $86 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Irvine to Cabo San Lucas.
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  • Distance: 891.1 miles
  • Duration: 5 h 43 min

What companies run services between Irvine, CA, USA and Cabo San Lucas, Mexico?

Southwest Airlines, Alaska Airlines, Inc. and American Airlines fly from Irvine to Cabo San Lucas 4 times a day.

Airlines
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Santa Ana to San Jose Cabo via Phoenix
Ave. Duration
4 h 48 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $1,600
Flights from Los Angeles to San Jose Cabo
Ave. Duration
2 h 36 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $3,200
Flights from Los Angeles to San Jose Cabo via Phoenix
Ave. Duration
4 h 31 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $3,200
Flights from San Diego to San Jose Cabo via Phoenix
Ave. Duration
4 h 24 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $800
Flights from San Diego to San Jose Cabo via Los Angeles
Ave. Duration
4 h 43 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $800
Southwest Airlines
Website
southwest.com
Flights from Santa Ana to San Jose Cabo
Ave. Duration
2 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $700
Flights from Los Angeles to San Jose Cabo
Ave. Duration
2 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $650
Flights from Los Angeles to San Jose Cabo via San Jose
Ave. Duration
5 h 20 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$200 - $800
Flights from Los Angeles to San Jose Cabo via Oakland
Ave. Duration
5 h 20 min
When
Wednesday
Estimated price
$200 - $800
Flights from Los Angeles to San Jose Cabo via Sacramento
Ave. Duration
5 h 35 min
When
Wednesday
Estimated price
$210 - $800
Flights from San Diego to San Jose Cabo
Ave. Duration
2 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $700
Alaska Airlines, Inc.
Website
alaskaair.com
Flights from Santa Ana to San Jose Cabo
Ave. Duration
2 h 22 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$250 - $3,100
Flights from Los Angeles to San Jose Cabo
Ave. Duration
2 h 35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $2,300
Flights from San Diego to San Jose Cabo
Ave. Duration
2 h 13 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $1,400
Flights from San Diego to San Jose Cabo via Los Angeles
Ave. Duration
5 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $1,400
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from Los Angeles to San Jose Cabo
Ave. Duration
2 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $2,000
Flights from San Diego to San Jose Cabo via Los Angeles
Ave. Duration
5 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$220 - $1,100
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Los Angeles to San Jose Cabo
Ave. Duration
2 h 27 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$250 - $3,400
Flights from San Diego to San Jose Cabo via Los Angeles
Ave. Duration
5 h 22 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$300 - $1,300
Interjet
Website
interjet.com
Flights from Los Angeles to San Jose Cabo
Ave. Duration
2 h 25 min
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$240 - $2,100
Train operators
Metrolink Trains
Phone
(800) 371-LINK (5465)
Website
metrolinktrains.com
Train from Tustin station to L. A. Union Station station
Ave. Duration
1 h 11 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$8 - $11
Schedules at
metrolinktrains.com
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
Train from Irvine Amtrak Station to San Diego Santa Fe Depot
Ave. Duration
1 h 54 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$28 - $60
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$28 - $45
Flexi Coach Seat
$45 - $70
Business Coach Seat
$40 - $60
Room
$150 - $210
Bus operators
ABC
Website
abc.com.mx
Bus from Tijuana to Cabo San Lucas
Ave. Duration
27 h 30 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$95 - $140
Schedules at
reservamos.mx
Book at
reservamos.mx

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The best way to get from Irvine to Santa Ana Airport is to line 401 bus which takes 7 min and costs $2 - $4.

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