Select from 3 ways to get there

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Recommended option

Train  •  3 h 44 min

  1. Take the train from Irvine Transportation Center Amtrak to Sorrento Valley Amtrak Pacific Surfliner

$33 - $66

Cheapest option

Train, bus  •  5 h 20 min

  1. Take the train from Tustin station to Oceanside station Orange County Line / ...
  2. Take the bus from Oceanside Transit Center to UTC Transit Center 101

$15 - $25

3 alternative options

Train, line 101 bus  •  4 h 42 min

  1. Take the train from Irvine Transportation Center Amtrak to Solana Beach Amtrak Pacific Surfliner
  2. Take the line 101 bus from Highway 101 & Plaza St to UTC Transit Center 101

$31 - $62

Line 59 bus, bus, line 150 bus, line 921 bus  •  4 h 45 min

  1. Take the line 59 bus from University-Ent 3773 Mariposa Villa to The Depot At Santa Ana Dock 3 59
  2. Take the bus from Santa Ana, Ca to San Diego, Ca
  3. Take the line 150 bus from 1st Av & Ash St to UTC Transit Center 150 / ...
  4. Take the line 921 bus from UTC Transit Center to Barnes Canyon Rd & Lusk Bl 921

$21 - $48

Drive  •  1 h 14 min

  1. Drive from Irvine to Sorrento Valley 71.7 miles

$7 - $11

What companies run services between Irvine, CA, USA and Sorrento Valley, CA, USA?

Amtrak operates a train from Irvine to Sorrento Valley 3 times a day. Tickets cost $25 - $55 and the journey takes 1 h 28 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Irvine to Sorrento Valley via The Depot At Santa Ana Dock 3, Santa Ana, Ca, San Diego, Ca, 1st Av & Ash St, and UTC Transit Center in around 4 h 45 min.

Train operators
Amtrak
Phone
+1 1-800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Irvine Transportation Center Amtrak to Sorrento Valley Amtrak
Ave. Duration
1 h 28 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$25 - $55
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$25 - $40
Flexi Coach Seat
$45 - $65
Business Coach Seat
$35 - $55
Room
$140 - $200
Train from Irvine Transportation Center Amtrak to Solana Beach Amtrak
Ave. Duration
1 h 13 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$25 - $50
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$25 - $40
Flexi Coach Seat
$40 - $65
Business Coach Seat
$35 - $50
Room
$140 - $200
Bus operators
North County Transit
Website
gonctd.com
Bus from Highway 101 & Plaza St to UTC Transit Center
Ave. Duration
53 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$2
Schedules at
gonctd.com
Bus from Oceanside Transit Center to UTC Transit Center
Ave. Duration
1 h 56 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$2
Schedules at
gonctd.com
OCTA
Phone
+1 714-560-6282
Website
octa.net
Bus from University-Ent 3773 Mariposa Villa to The Depot At Santa Ana Dock 3
Ave. Duration
42 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$2 - $7
Schedules at
octa.net
Greyhound USA
Phone
+1 214-849-8100
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
San Diego Metro Transit
Phone
+1 619-233-3004
Website
sdmts.com
Bus from 1st Av & Ash St to UTC Transit Center
Ave. Duration
44 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$2 - $3
Schedules at
sdmts.com
Bus from UTC Transit Center to Barnes Canyon Rd & Lusk Bl
Ave. Duration
15 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$2 - $3
Schedules at
sdmts.com

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Questions & Answers

The distance between Irvine and Sorrento Valley is 104 km. The road distance is 115 km.

The cheapest way to get from Irvine to Sorrento Valley is to drive which costs $7 - $11 and takes 1 h 14 min.

The quickest way to get from Irvine to Sorrento Valley is to drive which takes 1 h 14 min and costs $7 - $11.

No, there is no direct bus from Irvine to Sorrento Valley. However, there are services departing from University-Ent 3773 Mariposa Villa and arriving at Barnes Canyon Rd & Lusk Bl via Santa Ana, Ca, 1st Av & Ash St and UTC Transit Center. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 4 h 45 min.

It takes approximately 3 h 44 min to get from Irvine to Sorrento Valley, including transfers.