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

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

Recommended option

Fly from Santa Ana  •  5 h 30 min

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

$138 - $813

Cheapest option

Bus  •  32 h 18 min

  1. Take the bus from Santa Ana, Ca to San Ysidro, Ca 9493 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Tijuana to Cabo San Lucas

$108 - $187

3 alternative options

Train to Los Angeles, fly  •  7 h 48 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

$140 - $1,028

Train to San Diego, fly  •  8 h 28 min

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

$158 - $469

Drive  •  25 h 40 min

  1. Drive from Irvine to Cabo San Lucas 1121.8 miles

$150 - $220

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Irvine to Cabo San Lucas is to bus which costs $100 - $190 and takes 32 h 18 min.

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The quickest way to get from Irvine to Cabo San Lucas is to fly which takes 5 h 30 min and costs $130 - $850.

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The distance between Irvine and Cabo San Lucas is 1426 km. The road distance is 1795 km.

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It takes approximately 5 h 30 min to get from Irvine to Cabo San Lucas, including transfers.

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No, there is no direct bus from Irvine to Cabo San Lucas. However, there are services departing from Campus-University Center and arriving at Cabo San Lucas via Santa Ana, Ca and Tijuana. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 32 h 18 min.

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

Alaska Airlines, Inc., Southwest Airlines and American Airlines fly from Irvine to Cabo San Lucas 4 times a day. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Irvine to Cabo San Lucas via The Depot At Santa Ana Dock 3, Santa Ana, Ca, San Ysidro, Ca, and Tijuana in around 32 h 18 min.

Airlines
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Santa Ana to San Jose Cabo via Phoenix
Ave. Duration
5 h 4 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $1,600
Flights from Los Angeles to San Jose Cabo
Ave. Duration
2 h 33 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $3,200
Flights from Los Angeles to San Jose Cabo via Phoenix
Ave. Duration
4 h 42 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $3,200
Flights from San Diego to San Jose Cabo via Phoenix
Ave. Duration
4 h 32 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $800
Flights from San Diego to San Jose Cabo via Los Angeles
Ave. Duration
4 h 39 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $800
Alaska Airlines, Inc.
Website
alaskaair.com
Flights from Santa Ana to San Jose Cabo
Ave. Duration
2 h 18 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$250 - $3,100
Flights from Los Angeles to San Jose Cabo
Ave. Duration
2 h 33 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $2,300
Flights from Los Angeles to San Jose Cabo via San Francisco
Ave. Duration
5 h 29 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $2,300
Flights from San Diego to San Jose Cabo
Ave. Duration
2 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $1,400
Flights from San Diego to San Jose Cabo via Los Angeles
Ave. Duration
4 h 38 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $1,400
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 5 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$200 - $800
Flights from Los Angeles to San Jose Cabo via Oakland
Ave. Duration
5 h 20 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$200 - $800
Flights from San Diego to San Jose Cabo
Ave. Duration
2 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $700
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Los Angeles to San Jose Cabo
Ave. Duration
2 h 23 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$250 - $3,400
Flights from Los Angeles to San Jose Cabo via San Francisco
Ave. Duration
5 h 35 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$250 - $3,400
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
Interjet
Website
interjet.com
Flights from Los Angeles to San Jose Cabo
Ave. Duration
2 h 30 min
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$240 - $2,100
Sun Country Airlines
Website
suncountry.com
Flights from San Diego to San Jose Cabo
Ave. Duration
2 h 10 min
When
Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$120 - $380
Train operators
Amtrak
Phone
+1 1-800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Irvine Transportation Center Amtrak to San Diego Santa Fe Depot Amtrak
Ave. Duration
1 h 53 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
Greyhound USA
Phone
+1 214-849-8100/1-800-231-2222
Email
ifsr@greyhound.com
Website
greyhound.com
Bus from Santa Ana, Ca to San Ysidro, Ca
Ave. Duration
2 h 35 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$16 - $40
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$16 - $25
Flexible
$29 - $40
Greyhound Mexico
Phone
01-800 890 6821
Website
greyhound.com.mx
Bus from Santa Ana to San Ysidro
Ave. Duration
2 h 21 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$35 - $55
Schedules at
greyhound.com.mx
ABC
Website
abc.com.mx
Bus from Tijuana to Cabo San Lucas
Ave. Duration
27 h 30 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$90 - $140
Schedules at
reservamos.mx
Book at
reservamos.mx

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