There are 5 ways to get from Irvine to Sorrento Valley by train, bus or car

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Recommended option

Train  •  3 h 37 min

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

$32 - $64

Cheapest option

Train Amtrak, bus  •  4 h 53 min

  1. Take the train from Irvine Transportation Center to Oceanside Transportation Center Pacific Surfliner / ...
  2. Take the bus from Oceanside Transit Center to UTC Transit Center 101

$14 - $57

3 alternative options

Line 59 bus, bus, line 150 bus, line 921 bus  •  4 h 47 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

Train Metrolink Trains, 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 - $24

Drive  •  1 h 14 min

  1. Drive from Irvine to Sorrento Valley 71.7 miles

$7 - $11

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

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

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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 47 min.

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The distance between Irvine and Sorrento Valley is 65 miles. The road distance is 71.7 miles.

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The best way to get from Irvine to Sorrento Valley without a car is to train which takes 3 h 37 min and costs $30 - $65.

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It takes approximately 3 h 37 min to get from Irvine to Sorrento Valley, including transfers.

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Irvine to Sorrento Valley bus services, operated by OCTA, depart from University-Ent 3773 Mariposa Villa station.

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The best way to get from Irvine to Sorrento Valley is to train which takes 3 h 37 min and costs $30 - $65. Alternatively, you can line 59 bus and bus and line 150 bus and line 921 bus, which costs $21 - $50 and takes 4 h 47 min.

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Irvine to Sorrento Valley bus services, operated by San Diego Metro Transit, arrive at Barnes Canyon Rd & Lusk Bl station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Irvine to Sorrento Valley is 72 miles. It takes approximately 1 h 14 min to drive from Irvine to Sorrento Valley.

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  • Distance: 64.8 miles
  • Duration: 3 h 37 min

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 19 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 47 min.

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.

Rome2rio's guide to Amtrak
Contact Details
Phone
+1 1-800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Irvine Transportation Center to Sorrento Valley Amtrak
Ave. Duration
1 h 19 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 to Oceanside Transportation Center
Ave. Duration
52 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$23 - $45
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$23 - $35
Flexi Coach Seat
$40 - $60
Business Coach Seat
$30 - $45
Room
$130 - $190
Metrolink Trains
Phone
(800) 371-LINK (5465)
Website
metrolinktrains.com
Train from Irvine station to Oceanside station
Ave. Duration
58 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$8 - $11
Schedules at
metrolinktrains.com
Train from Tustin station to Oceanside station
Ave. Duration
1 h 6 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$9 - $12
Schedules at
metrolinktrains.com
Bus operators
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

Greyhound is a leading bus company based in Dallas, Texas, serving over 3800 destinations across North America, Mexico and Canada. Greyhound carries around 18 million passengers a year who travel 5.4 billion miles (8.6 billion km) a year on their fleet of around 1700 vehicles. For travel flexibility, you can board or get off a Greyhound bus at official Greyhound stations, partner stations and curbside stops. There are around 230 Greyhound stations across the US where you can both catch your bus and buy tickets, that are also available on the official website and via the mobile app.

Rome2rio's guide to Greyhound USA
Contact Details
Phone
+1 214-849-8100/1-800-231-2222
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
North County Transit
Website
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

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