There are 4 ways to get from Irvine to La Jolla by 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

Train, line 30 bus  •  3 h 44 min

  1. Take the train from Irvine Transportation Center Amtrak to San Diego Old Town Transportation Center Amtrak Pacific Surfliner
  2. Take the line 30 bus from Old Town Transit Center to Silverado St & Herschel Av 30

$34 - $69

Cheapest option

Train, bus  •  4 h 45 min

  1. Take the train from Tustin station to Oceanside station Orange County Line / ...
  2. Take the bus from Oceanside Transit Center to Gilman Dr & Myers Dr 101

$15 - $24

2 alternative options

Bus, line 30 bus  •  4 h 4 min

  1. Take the bus from Santa Ana, Ca to San Diego, Ca 9489 / ...
  2. Take the line 30 bus from 1st Av & Ash St to Silverado St & Herschel Av 30

$19 - $45

Drive  •  1 h 19 min

  1. Drive from Irvine to La Jolla 75.1 miles

$7 - $11

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Irvine to La Jolla is to drive which costs $7 - $11 and takes 1 h 19 min.

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The quickest way to get from Irvine to La Jolla is to drive which costs $7 - $11 and takes 1 h 19 min.

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The distance between Irvine and La Jolla is 65 miles. The road distance is 75.1 miles.

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It takes approximately 3 h 44 min to get from Irvine to La Jolla, including transfers.

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No, there is no direct bus from Irvine to La Jolla. However, there are services departing from University-Ent 3773 Mariposa Villa and arriving at Silverado St & Herschel Av via Santa Ana, Ca and 1st Av & Ash St. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 4 h 4 min.

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What companies run services between Irvine, CA, USA and La Jolla, CA, USA?

You can take a bus from Irvine to La Jolla via The Depot At Santa Ana Dock 3, Santa Ana, Ca, San Diego, Ca, and 1st Av & Ash St in around 4 h 4 min.

Train operators
Amtrak
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Contact Details
Phone
+1 1-800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Irvine Transportation Center Amtrak to San Diego Old Town Transportation Center Amtrak
Ave. Duration
1 h 42 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$27 - $60
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$27 - $40
Flexi Coach Seat
$45 - $70
Business Coach Seat
$40 - $60
Room
$150 - $210
Bus operators
San Diego Metro Transit
Phone
+1 619-233-3004
Website
sdmts.com
Bus from Old Town Transit Center to Silverado St & Herschel Av
Ave. Duration
42 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$2 - $3
Schedules at
sdmts.com
Bus from 1st Av & Ash St to Silverado St & Herschel Av
Ave. Duration
54 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$2 - $3
Schedules at
sdmts.com
Greyhound USA
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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 San Diego, Ca
Ave. Duration
2 h
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$15 - $35
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$15 - $22
Flexible
$26 - $35
North County Transit
Website
gonctd.com
Bus from Oceanside Transit Center to Gilman Dr & Myers Dr
Ave. Duration
1 h 39 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$2
Schedules at
gonctd.com

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