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

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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Train, bus  •  3 h 5 min

  1. Take the train from Tustin station to North Main Corona station Inland Empire - OC
  2. Take the bus from Corona Transit Center to Promenade Mall Ring Rd. 206 / ...

$8 - $12

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Line 167 bus, bus  •  4 h 24 min

  1. Take the line 167 bus from Culver-Michelson to Canal-Meats 167
  2. Take the bus from Canal + Meats to Promenade Mall Ring Rd. 205

$3 - $10

3 alternative options

Train, bus via Oceanside station  •  3 h 6 min

  1. Take the train from Tustin station to Oceanside station Orange County Line / ...
  2. Take the bus from Oceanside Transit Center to Ynez + Motor Car Pkwy 202

$10 - $15

Bus  •  4 h 43 min

  1. Take the bus from Main-Harvard to Artic - Dock 1 53x / ...
  2. Take the bus from Anaheim, Ca to San Bernardino, Ca
  3. Take the bus from San Bernardino, Ca to Temecula, Ca

$24 - $57

Drive  •  1 h 7 min

  1. Drive from Irvine to Temecula 66.1 miles

$6 - $10

Questions & Answers

No, there is no direct bus from Irvine to Temecula. However, there are services departing from Culver-Michelson and arriving at Promenade Mall Ring Rd. via Canal + Meats. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 4 h 24 min.

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The distance between Irvine and Temecula is 41 miles. The road distance is 66.1 miles.

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The best way to get from Irvine to Temecula without a car is to train and bus which takes 3 h 5 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 3 h 5 min to get from Irvine to Temecula, including transfers.

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Irvine to Temecula bus services, operated by OCTA, depart from Culver-Michelson station.

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Irvine to Temecula bus services, operated by Riverside Transit Agency, arrive at Promenade Mall Ring Rd. station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Irvine to Temecula is 66 miles. It takes approximately 1 h 7 min to drive from Irvine to Temecula.

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There are 57+ hotels available in Temecula. Prices start at $80 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Irvine to Temecula.
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  • Distance: 40.9 miles
  • Duration: 3 h 5 min

What companies run services between Irvine, CA, USA and Temecula, CA, USA?

You can take a bus from Irvine to Temecula via Canal-Meats and Canal + Meats in around 4 h 24 min.

Train operators
Metrolink Trains
Phone
(800) 371-LINK (5465)
Website
metrolinktrains.com
Train from Tustin station to North Main Corona station
Ave. Duration
43 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$7 - $10
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
Riverside Transit Agency
Phone
(951) 565-5002
Website
riversidetransit.com
Bus from Corona Transit Center to Promenade Mall Ring Rd.
Ave. Duration
1 h 22 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$1 - $3
Schedules at
riversidetransit.com
Bus from Oceanside Transit Center to Ynez + Motor Car Pkwy
Ave. Duration
1 h
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$1 - $3
Schedules at
riversidetransit.com
Bus from Canal + Meats to Promenade Mall Ring Rd.
Ave. Duration
2 h 6 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$1 - $3
Schedules at
riversidetransit.com
OCTA
Phone
+1 714-560-6282
Website
octa.net
Bus from Culver-Michelson to Canal-Meats
Ave. Duration
1 h 18 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$2 - $7
Schedules at
octa.net
Bus from Main-Harvard to Artic - Dock 1
Ave. Duration
53 min
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.

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Contact Details
Phone
+1 214-849-8100/1-800-231-2222
Email
ifsr@greyhound.com
Website
greyhound.com
Bus from Anaheim, Ca to San Bernardino, Ca
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$11 - $25
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$11 - $16
Flexible
$19 - $25
Bus from San Bernardino, Ca to Temecula, Ca
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$11 - $25
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$11 - $17
Flexible
$20 - $25

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