There are 4 ways to get from Irvine to Ensenada by bus, train 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

Bus  •  6 h 50 min

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

$26 - $60

3 alternative options

Train, bus  •  7 h 10 min

  1. Take the train from Irvine Transportation Center Amtrak to San Diego Santa Fe Depot Amtrak Pacific Surfliner
  2. Take the bus from Tijuana to Ensenada

$45 - $84

Bus, Tijuana Airport to Ensenada  •  8 h 7 min

  1. Take the bus from Anaheim, Ca to San Ysidro, Ca 9489 / ...
  2. Take the Tijuana Airport to Ensenada from Tijuana International Airport to Ensenada Tijuana Airport to Ensenada

$39 - $115

Drive  •  3 h 4 min

  1. Drive from Irvine to Ensenada 169.3 miles

$16 - $24

What companies run services between Irvine, CA, USA and Ensenada, Mexico?

You can take a bus from Irvine to Ensenada via The Depot At Santa Ana Dock 3, Santa Ana, Ca, San Ysidro, Ca, and Tijuana in around 6 h 50 min.

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 52 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
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
Bus from Anaheim, Ca to San Ysidro, Ca
Ave. Duration
3 h
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$17 - $40
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$17 - $25
Flexible
$30 - $40
Aguacaliente
Phone
6646212955
Email
atencionaclientes@autobusesaguacaliente.com.mx
Website
autobusesaguacaliente.com.mx
Bus from Tijuana to Ensenada
Ave. Duration
2 h
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$10
Schedules at
autobusesaguacaliente.com.mx
ABC
Website
abc.com.mx
Bus from Tijuana to Ensenada
Ave. Duration
1 h 47 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$8 - $13
Schedules at
reservamos.mx
Book at
reservamos.mx
Bus from Tijuana International Airport to Ensenada
Ave. Duration
2 h
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$9 - $18
Schedules at
reservamos.mx
Book at
reservamos.mx

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Questions & Answers

How far is it from Irvine to Ensenada?

The distance between Irvine and Ensenada is 230 km. The road distance is 271 km.

What is the cheapest way to get from Irvine to Ensenada?

The cheapest way to get from Irvine to Ensenada is to drive which costs $16 - $24 and takes 3 h 4 min.

What is the fastest way to get from Irvine to Ensenada?

The quickest way to get from Irvine to Ensenada is to drive which takes 3 h 4 min and costs $16 - $24.

Is there a direct bus between Irvine and Ensenada?

No, there is no direct bus from Irvine to Ensenada. However, there are services departing from Campus-University Center and arriving at Ensenada via Santa Ana, Ca and Tijuana. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 6 h 50 min.

How long does it take to get from Irvine to Ensenada?

It takes approximately 6 h 50 min to get from Irvine to Ensenada, including transfers.