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There are 4 ways to get from Irvine to Montclair by train, bus, taxi or car

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Train  •  3h 7m

  1. Take the train from Tustin station to L. A. Union Station station Orange County Line
  2. Take the train from L. A. Union Station station to Montclair station San Bernardino Line

3 alternative options

Line 53 bus, bus  •  3h 59m

  1. Take the line 53 bus from Main-Harvard to Artic - Dock 2 53
  2. Take the bus from Anaheim Regional Transportation Intermodal Center to Montclair 2030

Taxi  •  44 min

  1. Take a taxi from Irvine to Montclair 38 miles

Drive  •  44 min

  1. Drive from Irvine to Montclair 38 miles

Irvine to Montclair by train

The train journey time between Irvine and Montclair is around 2h 47m and covers a distance of around 73 miles. This includes an average layover time of around 37 min. The fastest train normally takes 2h 13m. Operated by Metrolink Trains, the Irvine to Montclair train service departs from Tustin station and arrives in Montclair station. Typically 38 trains run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

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Average train journey times

Time on train:
2h 10m
Layover time:
37 min
Total time:
2h 47m

Train route information

Fastest train time:
2h 13m
Train distance:
73 miles
Trains per week:
38
Cheapest price:
$0
Carbon emissions:
6 kg CO2

First and last trains

First train departs at:
04:21
Last train departs at:
18:35

The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

Irvine to Montclair train schedules

Irvine → Montclair
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The national COVID-19 helpline number in Montclair is 800-232-4636.

Wearing a face mask on public transport in Montclair is recommended.

The social distance requirement in Montclair is 2 metres.

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The cheapest way to get from Irvine to Montclair is to drive which costs $3 - $6 and takes 44 min.

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The fastest way to get from Irvine to Montclair is to taxi which takes 44 min and costs $110 - $140.

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No, there is no direct bus from Irvine to Montclair. However, there are services departing from Main-Harvard and arriving at Montclair via Anaheim Regional Transportation Intermodal Center. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 3h 59m.

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No, there is no direct train from Irvine station to Montclair station. However, there are services departing from Tustin station and arriving at Montclair station via L. A. Union Station station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 3h 7m.

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The distance between Irvine and Montclair is 29 miles. The road distance is 38 miles.

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The best way to get from Irvine to Montclair without a car is to train which takes 3h 7m and costs $0 - $17.

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It takes approximately 3h 7m to get from Irvine to Montclair, including transfers.

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Irvine to Montclair bus services, operated by OCTA, depart from Main-Harvard station.

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Irvine to Montclair train services, operated by Metrolink Trains, depart from Tustin station.

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The best way to get from Irvine to Montclair is to train which takes 3h 7m and costs $0 - $17. Alternatively, you can line 53 bus and bus, which costs and takes 3h 59m.

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Map of how to get from Irvine to Montclair.
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  • Distance: 29.4 miles
  • Duration: 3h 7m

What companies run services between Irvine, CA, USA and Montclair, San Bernardino County, CA, USA?

You can take a train from Irvine to Montclair via L. A. Union Station station in around 3h 7m. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Irvine to Montclair via Artic - Dock 2 and Anaheim Regional Transportation Intermodal Center in around 3h 59m.

Train operators
Metrolink Trains
Phone
(800) 371-LINK (5465)
Website
metrolinktrains.com
Train from Tustin station to L. A. Union Station station
Ave. Duration
1h 11m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$0 - $11
Website
Metrolink Trains
children 5 and under with a paid adult
$0
Senior / Disabled / Medicare
$4 - $5
Student / Youth 6-18
$5 - $8
Train from L. A. Union Station station to Montclair station
Ave. Duration
1h 1m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$0 - $6
Website
Metrolink Trains
children 5 and under with a paid adult
$0
Senior / Disabled / Medicare
$2 - $4
Student / Youth 6-18
$2 - $4
Bus operators
OCTA
Phone
+1 714-560-6282
Website
octa.net
Bus from Main-Harvard to Artic - Dock 2
Ave. Duration
54 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$2
Schedules at
octa.net
FlixBus-us
Website
flixbus.com
Bus from Anaheim Regional Transportation Intermodal Center to Montclair
Ave. Duration
2h 5m
Frequency
Once daily
Schedules at
flixbus.com
Other operators
Taxi from Irvine to Montclair
Ave. Duration
44 min
Estimated price
$110 - $140
Yellow Cab
Phone
+1-714-999-9999
Website
yellowcab.com
OCY Taxi
Phone
+1-949-444-2552
Website
ocridetoairports.com
Yellow Cab Anaheim
Phone
+1 714-905-5453
Splendid Yellow Cab
Phone
+1 714-206-3086
Website
aqtransportation.com
OCTAP
Website
octap.net
Affordable Yellow Cab
Phone
+1 714-235-3035

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Irvine to Montclair bus services, operated by FlixBus-us, arrive at Montclair station.

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Irvine to Montclair train services, operated by Metrolink Trains, arrive at Montclair station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Irvine to Montclair is 38 miles. It takes approximately 44 min to drive from Irvine to Montclair.

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