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There are 3 ways to get from Irvine to Palomar Mountain by train, tram, taxi, bus or car

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Train, tram, taxi

  1. Take the train from Tustin station to Oceanside station
  2. Take the tram from Oceanside Transit Center to Escondido Transit Center
  3. Take a taxi from Escondido Transit Center to Palomar Mountain

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Train, tram, line 388 bus

  1. Take the train from Tustin station to Oceanside station
  2. Take the tram from Oceanside Transit Center to Escondido Transit Center
  3. Take the line 388 bus from Escondido Transit Center to Valley Center Rd & Hwy 76

Drive

  1. Drive from Irvine to Palomar Mountain
Irvine → Palomar Mountain
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The cheapest way to get from Irvine to Palomar Mountain is to drive which costs $9 - $13 and takes 1h 50m.

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The quickest way to get from Irvine to Palomar Mountain is to drive which costs $9 - $13 and takes 1h 50m.

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The distance between Irvine and Palomar Mountain is 60 miles. The road distance is 92 miles.

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The best way to get from Irvine to Palomar Mountain without a car is to train and tram and taxi which takes 3h 7m and costs $120 - $180.

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

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Yes, the driving distance between Irvine to Palomar Mountain is 92 miles. It takes approximately 1h 50m to drive from Irvine to Palomar Mountain.

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There are eight+ hotels available in Palomar Mountain. Prices start at $100 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Irvine to Palomar Mountain.
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  • Distance: 59.8 miles
  • Duration: 3h 7m

What companies run services between Irvine, CA, USA and Palomar Mountain, CA, USA?

There is no direct connection from Irvine to Palomar Mountain. However, you can take the train to Oceanside station, take the walk to Oceanside Transit Center, take the tram to Escondido Transit Center, then take the taxi to Palomar Mountain. Alternatively, you can take a vehicle from Irvine to Palomar Mountain via Oceanside station, Oceanside Transit Center, Escondido Transit Center, Escondido Transit Center, and Valley Center Rd & Hwy 76 in around 4h 39m.

Train operators
Metrolink Trains
Phone
(800) 371-LINK (5465)
Website
metrolinktrains.com
Train from Tustin station to Oceanside station
Ave. Duration
1h 2m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$0 - $12
Website
Metrolink Trains
children 5 and under with a paid adult
$0
Senior / Disabled / Medicare
$4 - $6
Student / Youth 6-18
$6 - $9
North County Transit
Website
gonctd.com
Tram from Oceanside Transit Center to Escondido Transit Center
Ave. Duration
53 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$2 - $6
Schedules at
gonctd.com
Bus operators
North County Transit
Website
gonctd.com
Bus from Escondido Transit Center to Valley Center Rd & Hwy 76
Ave. Duration
1h
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$1 - $5
Schedules at
gonctd.com
Other operators
Taxi from Escondido Transit Center to Palomar Mountain
Ave. Duration
49 min
Estimated price
$120 - $160
Yellow Cab of North County
Phone
+1 760-444-4444
Website
driveu.com
Craig's Cabs
Phone
+1 760-722-2227
Website
craigscabs.com
Coastal Cab
Phone
+1 760-722-7472
Website
coastal-cab.com

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