There are 5 ways to get from Sherman Oaks to Irvine by bus, subway, train 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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Bus, subway, train  •  2 h 52 min

  1. Take the bus from Ventura / Woodman to Universal / Studio City Station 750
  2. Take the subway from Universal / Studio City Station to Union Station - Metro Red & Purple Lines
  3. Take the train from L. A. Union Station station to Tustin station

$10 - $14

4 alternative options

Bus, subway, line 18 bus  •  3 h 30 min

  1. Take the bus from Ventura / Van Nuys to Universal / Studio City Station 750 / ...
  2. Take the subway from Universal / Studio City Station to Wilshire / Vermont Station
  3. Take the line 18 bus from 6th / Vermont to 7th / Decatur 18 / ...
  4. Take the bus from Los Angeles, Ca to Anaheim, Ca
  5. Take the bus from Artic - Dock 1 to Main-Paseo Westpark 53x / ...

$14 - $34

Train, bus  •  3 h 47 min

  1. Take the train from Los Angeles Union Station Amtrak to Anaheim Amtrak Pacific Surfliner
  2. Take the bus from Artic - Dock 1 to Main-Paseo Westpark 53x / ...

$26 - $50

Line 155 bus, bus  •  4 h 6 min

  1. Take the line 155 bus from Ventura / Van Nuys to Burbank Station 155
  2. Take the bus from Burbank Station to Anaheim, CA
  3. Take the bus from Artic - Dock 1 to Main-Harvard 53x / ...

$10 - $26

Drive  •  1 h

  1. Drive from Sherman Oaks to Irvine 58.9 miles

$5 - $9

Questions & Answers

No, there is no direct bus from Sherman Oaks to Irvine. However, there are services departing from Ventura / Van Nuys and arriving at Main-Harvard via Burbank Station and Artic - Dock 1. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 4 h 6 min.

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The distance between Sherman Oaks and Irvine is 49 miles. The road distance is 58.9 miles.

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The best way to get from Sherman Oaks to Irvine without a car is to bus and subway and train which takes 2 h 52 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 2 h 52 min to get from Sherman Oaks to Irvine, including transfers.

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Sherman Oaks to Irvine bus services, operated by Metro Los Angeles, depart from Ventura / Van Nuys station.

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Sherman Oaks to Irvine bus services, operated by OCTA, arrive at Main-Harvard station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Sherman Oaks to Irvine is 59 miles. It takes approximately 1 h to drive from Sherman Oaks to Irvine.

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There are 667+ hotels available in Irvine. Prices start at $80 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Sherman Oaks to Irvine.
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  • Distance: 49.2 miles
  • Duration: 2 h 52 min

What companies run services between Sherman Oaks, CA, USA and Irvine, CA, USA?

You can take a bus from Sherman Oaks to Irvine via Burbank Station, Anaheim, CA, and Artic - Dock 1 in around 4 h 6 min.

Train operators
Metro Los Angeles
Website
metro.net
Subway from Universal / Studio City Station to Union Station - Metro Red & Purple Lines
Ave. Duration
25 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$0
Schedules at
metro.net
Subway from Universal / Studio City Station to Wilshire / Vermont Station
Ave. Duration
16 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$0
Schedules at
metro.net
Metrolink Trains
Phone
(800) 371-LINK (5465)
Website
metrolinktrains.com
Train from L. A. Union Station station to Tustin station
Ave. Duration
1 h 1 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$8 - $11
Schedules at
metrolinktrains.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 Los Angeles Union Station Amtrak to Anaheim Amtrak
Ave. Duration
38 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$22 - $40
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$22 - $35
Flexi Coach Seat
$35 - $55
Business Coach Seat
$28 - $40
Room
$130 - $180
Bus operators
Metro Los Angeles
Website
metro.net
Bus from Ventura / Woodman to Universal / Studio City Station
Ave. Duration
19 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$1 - $3
Schedules at
metro.net
Bus from Ventura / Van Nuys to Universal / Studio City Station
Ave. Duration
23 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
$1 - $3
Schedules at
metro.net
Bus from 6th / Vermont to 7th / Decatur
Ave. Duration
35 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$1 - $3
Schedules at
metro.net
Bus from Ventura / Van Nuys to Burbank Station
Ave. Duration
1 h 4 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$1 - $3
Schedules at
metro.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 Los Angeles, Ca to Anaheim, Ca
Ave. Duration
40 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$9 - $21
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$9 - $14
Flexible
$16 - $21
OCTA
Phone
+1 714-560-6282
Website
octa.net
Bus from Artic - Dock 1 to Main-Paseo Westpark
Ave. Duration
55 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$2 - $7
Schedules at
octa.net
Bus from Artic - Dock 1 to Main-Harvard
Ave. Duration
53 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$2 - $7
Schedules at
octa.net

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