Travel from Irvine to Santa-Monica

Bus or train from Irvine to Santa Monica?

Metrolink Trains operates a train from Irvine to Santa Monica every 4 hours. Tickets cost $8 - $12 and the journey takes 1 h 11 min. Alternatively, Megabus operates a bus from Irvine to Santa Monica 3 times a day. Tickets cost $5 - $15 and the journey takes 38 min.

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How to get from Irvine to Santa Monica

ModeDurationPrice
From Tustin station train to Union Station - Metro Red & Purple Lines, subway to 7th Street / Metro Center Station - Metro Blue & Expo Lines, then tram to Downtown Santa Monica Station.2 h 28 min$12
From Main-Harvard bus to Anaheim, CA, bus to Los Angeles, walk to Los Angeles Sb & Temple, then bus to Santa Monica Wb & Lincoln Ns.4 h 2 min$17
From Main-Culver bus to Anaheim Amtrak, train to Alameda Sb & Los Angeles Ns, then bus to Santa Monica Wb & Lincoln Ns.4 h 12 min$36
From Main-Culver bus to Artic, line 15 bus to Disneyland, bus to Pico Station, then tram to Downtown Santa Monica Station.4 h 34 min$11
From Irvine drive to Santa Monica.57 min$6

How long does it take to get from Irvine to Santa Monica?

It takes approximately 2 h 28 min to get from Irvine to Santa Monica, including transfers.

Is there a direct bus between Irvine and Santa Monica?

No, there is no direct bus from Irvine to Santa Monica. However, there are services departing from Main-Harvard and arriving at Santa Monica Wb & Lincoln Ns via Anaheim, CA and Los Angeles Sb & Temple. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 4 h 2 min.

Operators from Irvine to Santa Monica

OperatorPhoneWebsite
Metrolink TrainsMetrolink Trains
Metro Los AngelesMetro Los Angeles
Orange County TransportationOrange County Transportation
Megabus877-462-6342Megabus
Big Blue BusBig Blue Bus
Amtrak+1 1-800-872-7245Amtrak
Anaheim Resort Transportation+1 714-563-5287Anaheim Resort Transportation