There are 5 ways to get from San Diego Airport (SAN) to Irvine station by train, bus, car, towncar or shuttle

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Recommended option

Train  •  2 h 41 min

  1. Take the train from San Diego Old Town Transportation Center Amtrak to Irvine Transportation Center Amtrak Pacific Surfliner

$30 - $62

Cheapest option

Shuttle  •  1 h 25 min

  1. Take a shuttle bus from San Diego Airport to Irvine station

$16 - $75

3 alternative options

Amtrak Thruway  •  2 h 50 min

  1. Take the Amtrak Thruway from San Diego, CA to Irvine, CA 5818

Drive  •  1 h 25 min

  1. Drive from San Diego Airport (SAN) to Irvine station 80.4 miles

$7 - $12

Towncar  •  1 h 25 min

  1. Take a town car from San Diego Airport to Irvine station 80.4 miles

$210 - $300

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from San Diego Airport (SAN) to Irvine station is to drive which costs $7 - $12 and takes 1 h 25 min.

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The quickest way to get from San Diego Airport (SAN) to Irvine station is to drive which costs $7 - $12 and takes 1 h 25 min.

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The distance between San Diego Airport (SAN) and Irvine station is 71 miles. The road distance is 80.4 miles.

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It takes approximately 2 h 41 min to get from San Diego Airport (SAN) to Irvine station, including transfers.

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No, there is no direct bus from San Diego Airport (SAN) to Irvine station. However, there are services departing from Lindbergh Field & Terminal 1 and arriving at Irvine, CA via San Diego, CA. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 2 h 50 min.

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What companies run services between San Diego Airport (SAN), USA and Irvine station, CA, USA?

Amtrak operates a train from San Diego Airport (SAN) to Irvine station every 2 hours. Tickets cost $27 - $60 and the journey takes 1 h 38 min. Alternatively, Amtrak operates a bus from San Diego Airport (SAN) to Irvine station once daily, and the journey takes 1 h 35 min.

Train operators
Amtrak
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Phone
+1 1-800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Train from San Diego Old Town Transportation Center Amtrak to Irvine Transportation Center Amtrak
Ave. Duration
1 h 38 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$27 - $60
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$27 - $40
Flexi Coach Seat
$45 - $70
Business Coach Seat
$40 - $60
Room
$150 - $210
Bus operators
Other operators
Jayride
Ave. Duration
1 h 25 min
Frequency
On demand
Towncar from San Diego Airport to Irvine station
Estimated price
$210 - $300
Shuttle from San Diego Airport to Irvine station
Estimated price
$16 - $75

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