There are 7 ways to get from Irvine to Fresno by bus, car, train or plane

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Bus Greyhound USA  •  5 h 56 min

  1. Take the bus from Santa Ana, Ca to Los Angeles, Ca 9480 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Los Angeles, Ca to Fresno, Ca 6834 / ...

$40 - $93

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Bus Tufesa  •  8 h 58 min

  1. Take the bus from Disneyland Employee's Entrance to 6th / Los Angeles 460
  2. Take the bus from Downtown Los Angeles to Fresno, CA

$43 - $65

Drive  •  4 h 24 min

  1. Drive from Irvine to Fresno 263.6 miles

$25 - $40

Train to Los Angeles, fly to Fresno  •  5 h 24 min

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

$196 - $721

Train to San Diego, fly to Fresno  •  6 h 35 min

  1. Take the train from Irvine Transportation Center to San Diego Santa Fe Depot
  2. Fly from San Diego (SAN) to Fresno (FAT) SAN - FAT

$119 - $382

Fly Santa Ana to San Jose, bus  •  7 h 5 min

  1. Fly from Santa Ana (SNA) to San Jose (SJC) SNA - SJC
  2. Take the bus from San Jose, Ca to Fresno, Ca

$87 - $326

Train to Los Angeles, fly to Merced, bus  •  7 h 21 min

  1. Take the train from Tustin station to L. A. Union Station station
  2. Fly from Los Angeles (LAX) to Merced (MCE) LAX - MCE
  3. Take the bus from Merced, Ca to Fresno, Ca

$92 - $189

Questions & Answers

No, there is no direct bus from Irvine to Fresno. However, there are services departing from Main-Culver and arriving at Fresno, CA via Artic, Disneyland Employee's Entrance and Downtown Los Angeles. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 8 h 58 min.

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The distance between Irvine and Fresno is 241 miles. The road distance is 263.6 miles.

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The best way to get from Irvine to Fresno without a car is to bus which takes 5 h 56 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 5 h 56 min to get from Irvine to Fresno, including transfers.

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Irvine to Fresno bus services, operated by Metro Los Angeles, depart from Disneyland Employee's Entrance station.

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The quickest flight from Los Angeles Airport to Fresno Airport is the direct flight which takes 1 h 3 min.

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Irvine to Fresno bus services, operated by Tufesa, arrive at Fresno, CA station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Irvine to Fresno is 264 miles. It takes approximately 4 h 24 min to drive from Irvine to Fresno.

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United Airlines and American Airlines offer flights from Los Angeles Airport to Fresno Airport.

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There are 73+ hotels available in Fresno. Prices start at $58 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Irvine to Fresno.
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  • Distance: 240.9 miles
  • Duration: 5 h 56 min

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

You can take a bus from Irvine to Fresno via Santa Ana station, Santa Ana, Ca, and Los Angeles, Ca in around 5 h 56 min.

Airlines
Southwest Airlines
Website
southwest.com
Flights from Santa Ana to San Jose
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $550
Alaska Airlines, Inc.
Website
alaskaair.com
Flights from Los Angeles to Fresno
Ave. Duration
1 h 7 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $900
Flights from San Diego to Fresno
Ave. Duration
1 h 12 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $600
Flights from San Diego to Fresno via Los Angeles
Ave. Duration
3 h 1 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $850
Flights from Santa Ana to San Jose
Ave. Duration
1 h 18 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $450
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Los Angeles to Fresno
Ave. Duration
1 h 7 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $900
Flights from San Diego to Fresno via Los Angeles
Ave. Duration
3 h 1 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $850
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Los Angeles to Fresno
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $950
Flights from San Diego to Fresno via Los Angeles
Ave. Duration
3 h 7 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $650
Boutique Air
Website
boutiqueair.com
Flights from Los Angeles to Merced
Ave. Duration
1 h 34 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$70 - $170
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 1-800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Irvine Transportation Center 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
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 Santa Ana, Ca to Los Angeles, Ca
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
$10 - $22
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$10 - $14
Flexible
$17 - $22
Bus from Los Angeles, Ca to Fresno, Ca
Ave. Duration
4 h 20 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$26 - $65
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$26 - $45
Flexible
$45 - $65
Bus from San Jose, Ca to Fresno, Ca
Ave. Duration
3 h 25 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$20 - $50
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$20 - $35
Flexible
$35 - $50
Bus from Merced, Ca to Fresno, Ca
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$12 - $27
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$12 - $18
Flexible
$21 - $27
Greyhound Mexico
Phone
01-800 890 6821
Website
greyhound.com.mx
Bus from Santa Ana to Los Angeles
Ave. Duration
40 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$35 - $50
Schedules at
greyhound.com.mx
Metro Los Angeles
Website
metro.net
Bus from Disneyland Employee's Entrance to 6th / Los Angeles
Ave. Duration
2 h 4 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$1 - $3
Schedules at
metro.net
Tufesa
Phone
7022546899
Email
serviciosvegas@hotmail.com
Website
tufesabus.com
Bus from Downtown Los Angeles to Fresno, CA
Ave. Duration
4 h 20 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$35 - $50
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