There are 7 ways to get from Los Angeles Airport (LAX) to University of California, Irvine by train, bus, taxi, car, rideshare, shuttle or towncar

Select an option below to see step-by-step directions and to compare ticket prices and travel times in Rome2rio's travel planner.

Recommended option

Train, line 59 bus  •  3 h 24 min

  1. Take the train from LAX via FlyAway to L. A. Union Station station
  2. Take the train from Los Angeles Union Station Amtrak to Santa Ana Regional Transportation Center Amtrak
  3. Take the line 59 bus from The Depot At Santa Ana Dock 3 to Campus-University Center 59

$30 - $60

Cheapest option

Shuttle  •  59 min

  1. Take a shuttle bus from Los Angeles Airport to University of California, Irvine

$16 - $75

5 alternative options

Bus, line 59 bus  •  3 h 48 min

  1. Take the bus from Tom Bradley Int’l Terminal to Downtown Long Beach Station
  2. Take the bus from Long Beach, Ca to Santa Ana, Ca
  3. Take the line 59 bus from The Depot At Santa Ana Dock 3 to Campus-University Center 59

$22 - $39

Taxi  •  59 min

  1. Take a taxi from Los Angeles Airport (LAX) to University of California, Irvine 44.1 miles

$180 - $230

Drive  •  59 min

  1. Drive from Los Angeles Airport (LAX) to University of California, Irvine 44.1 miles

$4 - $7

Tesloop  •  1 h 11 min

  1. Take the Tesloop from LAX Express to Coffee Bean & Tea Leaf, Newport Beach 43.3 miles

$59

Towncar  •  59 min

  1. Take a town car from Los Angeles Airport to University of California, Irvine 44.1 miles

$160 - $230

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Los Angeles Airport (LAX) to University of California, Irvine is to drive which costs $4 - $7 and takes 59 min.

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The quickest way to get from Los Angeles Airport (LAX) to University of California, Irvine is to taxi which costs $180 - $230 and takes 59 min.

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The distance between Los Angeles Airport (LAX) and University of California, Irvine is 39 miles. The road distance is 44.1 miles.

Get driving directions

It takes approximately 3 h 24 min to get from Los Angeles Airport (LAX) to University of California, Irvine, including transfers.

More details

No, there is no direct bus from Los Angeles Airport (LAX) to University of California, Irvine. However, there are services departing from Tom Bradley Int’l Terminal and arriving at Campus-University Center via Long Beach Blvd & 3Rd Se, Long Beach, Ca and The Depot At Santa Ana Dock 3. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 3 h 48 min.

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What companies run services between Los Angeles Airport (LAX), USA and University of California, Irvine, CA, USA?

You can take a bus from Los Angeles Airport (LAX) to University of California, Irvine via Downtown Long Beach Station, Long Beach Blvd & 3Rd Se, L.B. Blvd. & 15Th Ne, Long Beach, Ca, Santa Ana, Ca, The Depot At Santa Ana Dock 3, and Campus-University Center in around 3 h 48 min.

Train operators
Amtrak
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Contact Details
Phone
+1 1-800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Los Angeles Union Station Amtrak to Santa Ana Regional Transportation Center Amtrak
Ave. Duration
46 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$22 - $45
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$22 - $35
Flexi Coach Seat
$40 - $60
Business Coach Seat
$29 - $45
Room
$130 - $190
Bus operators
OCTA
Phone
+1 714-560-6282
Website
octa.net
Bus from The Depot At Santa Ana Dock 3 to Campus-University Center
Ave. Duration
41 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$2 - $7
Schedules at
octa.net
LAX FlyAway
Website
lawa.org
Bus from Tom Bradley Int’l Terminal to Downtown Long Beach Station
Ave. Duration
59 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$8 - $11
Schedules at
lawa.org
Greyhound USA
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Contact Details
Phone
+1 214-849-8100/1-800-231-2222
Email
ifsr@greyhound.com
Website
greyhound.com
Bus from Long Beach, Ca to Santa Ana, Ca
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$9 - $20
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$9 - $13
Flexible
$16 - $20
Greyhound Mexico
Phone
01-800 890 6821
Website
greyhound.com.mx
Bus from Long Beach to Santa Ana
Ave. Duration
1 h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$35 - $50
Schedules at
greyhound.com.mx
Other operators
Tesloop
Phone
+1 (818) 330-6446
Email
support@tesloop.com
Website
tesloop.com
Rideshare from LAX Express to Coffee Bean & Tea Leaf, Newport Beach
Ave. Duration
45 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$59
Schedules at
tesloop.com
Book at
tesloop.com
Taxi from Los Angeles Airport (LAX) to University of California, Irvine
Ave. Duration
59 min
Estimated price
$180 - $230
Santa Monica Taxi
Phone
+1 310.444.4444
Website
facebook.com
Santa Monica Yellow Cab
Phone
+1 877.733.3305
Website
layellowcab.com
https://www.smgov.net/
Website
smgov.net
Metro Cab Santa Monica
Phone
+1 310-444-7777
Website
metrocabsm.com
United Taxi Beverly Hills
Phone
+1 800-308-0700
Website
beverlyhills.unitedtaxi.com
http://ladot.lacity.org/
Website
ladot.lacity.org
Independent Cab Co
Phone
+1 800-521-8294
Website
taxi4u.com
Beverly Hills Cab Co
Phone
+1 800-273-6611
Website
beverlyhillscabco.com
Taxi Service Yellow Cab
Phone
+1 323-980-6060
Website
taxislacounty.com
Independent Cab Co.
Phone
+1 800-521-8294
Website
lataxi.com
United Independent Taxi
Phone
+1 800-822-8294
Website
unitedtaxi.com
United Taxi
Phone
+1 800-822-8294
Website
unitedtaxi.com
LA City Cab
Phone
+1 888-713-5240
Website
lacitycab.com
http://ladot.lacity.org/
Website
ineedtaxi.com
Independent Cab Co.
Phone
+1 800-521-8294
Website
lataxi.com
Jayride
Ave. Duration
59 min
Frequency
On demand
Shuttle from Los Angeles Airport to University of California, Irvine
Estimated price
$16 - $75
Towncar from Los Angeles Airport to University of California, Irvine
Estimated price
$160 - $230

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