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

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Train  •  3h 37m

  1. Take the train from Irvine Amtrak Station to San Diego Sorrento Valley Amtrak Pacific Surfliner

$32 - $64

Cheapest option

Train, bus  •  4h 39m

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

$14 - $57

3 alternative options

Train, line 101 bus  •  4h 21m

  1. Take the train from Irvine Amtrak Station to Solana Beach Amtrak Station 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 235 bus, line 237 bus  •  5h 13m

  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 235 bus from Broadway & 1st Av to Miramar College Transit Station 235
  4. Take the line 237 bus from Miramar College Transit Station to Mira Mesa Bl & Pacific Heights Bl 921 / ...

$21 - $48

Drive  •  1h 14m

  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 1h 14m.

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

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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 Mira Mesa Bl & Pacific Heights Bl via Santa Ana, Ca, Broadway & 1st Av and Miramar College Transit Station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 5h 13m.

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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 3h 37m and costs $30 - $65.

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It takes approximately 3h 37m 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 3h 37m and costs $30 - $65. Alternatively, you can line 59 bus and bus and line 235 bus and line 237 bus, which costs $21 - $50 and takes 5h 13m.

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Irvine to Sorrento Valley bus services, operated by San Diego Metro Transit, arrive at Mira Mesa Bl & Pacific Heights Bl station.

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

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

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

Amtrak operates a train from Irvine to Sorrento Valley once daily. Tickets cost $25 - $55 and the journey takes 1h 19m. 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, Broadway & 1st Av, and Miramar College Transit Station in around 5h 13m.

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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
+1 215-856-7924
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Irvine Amtrak Station to San Diego Sorrento Valley Amtrak
Ave. Duration
1h 19m
Frequency
Once daily
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 Amtrak Station to Solana Beach Amtrak Station
Ave. Duration
1h 4m
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
Train from Irvine Amtrak Station to Oceanside Amtrak Station
Ave. Duration
46m
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
58m
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$8 - $11
Schedules at
metrolinktrains.com
Bus operators
North County Transit
Website
gonctd.com
Bus from Highway 101 & Plaza St to UTC Transit Center
Ave. Duration
53m
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$2
Schedules at
gonctd.com
Bus from Oceanside Transit Center to UTC Transit Center
Ave. Duration
1h 54m
Frequency
Every 15 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
42m
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
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
2h
Frequency
Hourly
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 Broadway & 1st Av to Miramar College Transit Station
Ave. Duration
41m
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$2 - $3
Schedules at
sdmts.com
Bus from Miramar College Transit Station to Mira Mesa Bl & Pacific Heights Bl
Ave. Duration
18m
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$2 - $3
Schedules at
sdmts.com

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