There are 5 ways to get from San Ysidro to Irvine by bus, tram, train, night bus, car, plane or rideshare

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Bus  •  3 h 54 min

  1. Take the bus from San Ysidro, Ca to Santa Ana, Ca 9486 / ...

$20 - $50

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Tram, train  •  4 h 14 min

  1. Take the tram from Beyer Blvd Station to America Plaza Station UC San Diego Blue Line
  2. Take the train from San Diego Santa Fe Depot to Irvine Transportation Center Pacific Surfliner

$34 - $68

Tram, night bus  •  4 h 30 min

  1. Take the tram from Beyer Blvd Station to America Plaza Station UC San Diego Blue Line
  2. Take the night bus from San Diego Santa Fe Depot to Irvine Transportation Center Amtrak Thruway Connecting Service

Drive  •  1 h 42 min

  1. Drive from San Ysidro to Irvine 100.1 miles

$9 - $15

Tram, fly, Tesloop  •  4 h 54 min

  1. Take the tram from Beyer Blvd Station to America Plaza Station
  2. Fly from San Diego (SAN) to Los Angeles (LAX) SAN - LAX
  3. Take the Tesloop from LAX Express to Coffee Bean & Tea Leaf, Newport Beach

$164 - $404

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The cheapest way to get from San Ysidro to Irvine is to drive which costs $9 - $15 and takes 1 h 42 min.

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The quickest way to get from San Ysidro to Irvine is to drive which costs $9 - $15 and takes 1 h 42 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from San Ysidro to Irvine. However, there are services departing from Calle Primera & Sycamore Rd and arriving at Campus-University Center via San Ysidro, Ca and The Depot At Santa Ana Dock 3. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 3 h 54 min.

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The distance between San Ysidro and Irvine is 90 miles. The road distance is 100.1 miles.

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The best way to get from San Ysidro to Irvine without a car is to bus which takes 3 h 54 min and costs $20 - $50.

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It takes approximately 3 h 54 min to get from San Ysidro to Irvine, including transfers.

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San Ysidro to Irvine bus services, operated by Greyhound USA, depart from San Ysidro, Ca station.

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The quickest flight from San Diego Airport to Los Angeles Airport is the direct flight which takes 53 min.

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San Ysidro to Irvine bus services, operated by Greyhound USA, arrive at Santa Ana, Ca station.

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Yes, the driving distance between San Ysidro to Irvine is 100 miles. It takes approximately 1 h 42 min to drive from San Ysidro to Irvine.

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  • Distance: 90 miles
  • Duration: 3 h 54 min

What companies run services between San Ysidro, CA, USA and Irvine, CA, USA?

Greyhound USA operates a bus from San Ysidro to Irvine hourly. Tickets cost $16 - $40 and the journey takes 2 h 20 min.

Airlines
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from San Diego to Los Angeles
Ave. Duration
58 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $600
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from San Diego to Los Angeles
Ave. Duration
59 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $650
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from San Diego to Los Angeles
Ave. Duration
1 h 4 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $600
Train operators
San Diego Metro Transit
Phone
+1 619-233-3004
Website
sdmts.com
Tram from Beyer Blvd Station to America Plaza Station
Ave. Duration
41 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$3
Schedules at
sdmts.com
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.

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Contact Details
Phone
+1 1-800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Train from San Diego Santa Fe Depot to Irvine Transportation Center
Ave. Duration
1 h 44 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$28 - $60
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$28 - $45
Flexi Coach Seat
$45 - $70
Business Coach Seat
$40 - $60
Room
$150 - $210
Bus operators
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 San Ysidro, Ca to Santa Ana, Ca
Ave. Duration
2 h 20 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$16 - $40
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$16 - $25
Flexible
$29 - $40
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.

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Contact Details
Phone
+1 1-800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Night bus from San Diego Santa Fe Depot to Irvine Transportation Center
Ave. Duration
1 h 50 min
Frequency
Once daily
Website
amtrak.com
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

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Delta, American Airlines and United Airlines offer flights from San Diego Airport to Los Angeles Airport.

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