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There are 6 ways to get from Irvine to Salvation Mountain by bus, taxi, train, car or plane

Select an option below to see step-by-step directions and to compare ticket prices and travel times in Rome2rio's travel planner.

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Bus, taxi

  1. Take the bus from Anaheim Regional Transportation Intermodal Center to El Centro
  2. Take a taxi from El Centro to Salvation Mountain

Cheapest option

Train, bus, drive

  1. Take the train from Tustin station to San Bernardino - Downtown station
  2. Take the bus from San Bernardino Transit Center to Hwy 111 & Golf Center Pkwy
  3. Take the bus from Hwy 111 @ Flower SunLine Transfer Center to Chiriaco Summit
  4. Drive from Chiriaco Summit to Salvation Mountain

4 alternative options

Train, bus, taxi

  1. Take the train from Irvine to San Diego Old Town Transportation Center
  2. Take the bus from San Diego Old Town to El Centro
  3. Take a taxi from El Centro to Salvation Mountain

Train, bus, taxi via La Mesa

  1. Take the train from Irvine to San Diego Old Town Transportation Center
  2. Take the bus from San Diego State University to El Centro
  3. Take a taxi from El Centro to Salvation Mountain

Drive

  1. Drive from Irvine to Salvation Mountain

Train, fly, taxi

  1. Take the train from Tustin station to L. A. Union Station station
  2. Fly from Los Angeles (LAX) to El Centro (IPL)
  3. Take a taxi from El Centro to Salvation Mountain

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The cheapest way to get from Irvine to Salvation Mountain is to drive which costs $17 - $26 and takes 3h 29m.

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The quickest way to get from Irvine to Salvation Mountain is to drive which costs $17 - $26 and takes 3h 29m.

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The distance between Irvine and Salvation Mountain is 139 miles. The road distance is 177.1 miles.

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The best way to get from Irvine to Salvation Mountain without a car is to bus and taxi which takes 6h 56m and costs $150 - $190.

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It takes approximately 6h 56m to get from Irvine to Salvation Mountain, including transfers.

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The quickest flight from Los Angeles Airport to El Centro Airport is the direct flight which takes 1h 25m.

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Yes, the driving distance between Irvine to Salvation Mountain is 177 miles. It takes approximately 3h 29m to drive from Irvine to Salvation Mountain.

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Southern Airways Express offers flights from Los Angeles Airport to El Centro Airport.

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

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Map of how to get from Irvine to Salvation Mountain.
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  • Distance: 139.3 miles
  • Duration: 6h 56m

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

There is no direct connection from Irvine to Salvation Mountain. However, you can take the line 53 bus to Artic - Dock 2, take the walk to Anaheim Regional Transportation Intermodal Center, take the bus to El Centro, then take the taxi to Salvation Mountain. Alternatively, you can take the line 86 bus to Irvine Station-Dock 5, take the walk to Irvine, take the train to San Diego Old Town Transportation Center, take the walk to San Diego Old Town, take the bus to El Centro, then take the taxi to Salvation Mountain.

Airlines
Southern Airways Express
Website
iflysouthern.com
Flights from Los Angeles to El Centro
Ave. Duration
1h 25m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$55 - $140
Train operators
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
+1 800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Irvine to San Diego Old Town Transportation Center
Ave. Duration
1h 41m
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$26 - $40
Schedules at
amtrak.com
Book at
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$26 - $40
Premium
$180 - $260
Flexi Coach Seat
$40 - $60
Business Seat
$35 - $55
Metrolink Trains
Phone
(800) 371-LINK (5465)
Website
metrolinktrains.com
Train from Tustin station to San Bernardino - Downtown station
Ave. Duration
1h 32m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$0 - $13
Website
Metrolink Trains
children 5 and under with a paid adult
$0
Senior / Disabled / Medicare
$5 - $6
Student / Youth 6-18
$6 - $10
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
Bus operators
Flixbus USA
Phone
(855) 626-8585
Website
flixbus.com
Bus from Anaheim Regional Transportation Intermodal Center to El Centro
Ave. Duration
4h 5m
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
$12 - $17
Schedules at
flixbus.com
Bus from San Diego Old Town to El Centro
Ave. Duration
2h
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
$7 - $11
Schedules at
flixbus.com
Bus from San Diego State University to El Centro
Ave. Duration
1h 40m
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
$7 - $10
Schedules at
flixbus.com
Sunline Transit
Phone
+1 760-343-3451
Website
sunline.org
Bus from San Bernardino Transit Center to Hwy 111 & Golf Center Pkwy
Ave. Duration
2h 15m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$5 - $8
Schedules at
sunline.org
Blythe Wellness Express
Phone
+61 760.922.1140
Website
blythewellnessexpress.org
Bus from Hwy 111 @ Flower SunLine Transfer Center to Chiriaco Summit
Ave. Duration
2h
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$8 - $10
Schedules at
blythewellnessexpress.org
Other operators
Taxi from El Centro to Salvation Mountain
Ave. Duration
57 min
Estimated price
$140 - $170
Taxi Speed
Phone
+52 686 555 5800
Website
facebook.com
Taxi Seguro
Phone
+52 686 554 8834
Website
facebook.com
Taxi Elite
Phone
+52 686 234 0031
Website
facebook.com

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