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There are 4 ways to get from Sorrento Valley to Irvine by train, bus or car

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Train  •  3h 51m

  1. Take the train from Sorrento Valley Station to Oceanside Transit Center Coaster
  2. Take the train from Oceanside station to Tustin station Orange County Line / ...

$13 - $16

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Line 101 bus, train  •  4h 13m

  1. Take the line 101 bus from UTC Transit Center to Highway 101 & Lomas Santa Fe 101
  2. Take the train from Solana Beach Amtrak Station to Irvine Amtrak Station Pacific Surfliner

$31 - $62

Line 237 bus, line 235 bus, bus, line 59 bus  •  5h 6m

  1. Take the line 237 bus from Mira Mesa Bl & Pacific Heights Bl to Miramar College Transit Station 921 / ...
  2. Take the line 235 bus from Miramar College Transit Station to Broadway & Union St 235 / ...
  3. Take the bus from San Diego, Ca to Santa Ana, Ca
  4. Take the line 59 bus from The Depot At Santa Ana Dock 3 to Campus-University Center 59

$21 - $48

Drive  •  1h 17m

  1. Drive from Sorrento Valley to Irvine 74.6 miles

$7 - $11

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The cheapest way to get from Sorrento Valley to Irvine is to drive which costs $7 - $11 and takes 1h 17m.

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The quickest way to get from Sorrento Valley to Irvine is to drive which costs $7 - $11 and takes 1h 17m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Sorrento Valley to Irvine. However, there are services departing from Mira Mesa Bl & Pacific Heights Bl and arriving at Campus-University Center via Miramar College Transit Station, San Diego, Ca and The Depot At Santa Ana Dock 3. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 5h 6m.

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The distance between Sorrento Valley and Irvine is 65 miles. The road distance is 74.6 miles.

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The best way to get from Sorrento Valley to Irvine without a car is to train which takes 3h 51m and costs $13 - $17.

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It takes approximately 3h 51m to get from Sorrento Valley to Irvine, including transfers.

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Sorrento Valley to Irvine bus services, operated by San Diego Metro Transit, depart from Mira Mesa Bl & Pacific Heights Bl station.

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The best way to get from Sorrento Valley to Irvine is to train which takes 3h 51m and costs $13 - $17. Alternatively, you can line 237 bus and line 235 bus and bus and line 59 bus, which costs $21 - $50 and takes 5h 6m.

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Sorrento Valley to Irvine bus services, operated by OCTA, arrive at Campus-University Center station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Sorrento Valley to Irvine is 75 miles. It takes approximately 1h 17m to drive from Sorrento Valley to Irvine.

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  • Distance: 64.8 miles
  • Duration: 3h 51m

What companies run services between Sorrento Valley, CA, USA and Irvine, CA, USA?

You can take a train from Sorrento Valley to Irvine via Sorrento Valley Coaster Station, Sorrento Valley Station, and Oceanside station in around 3h 51m. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Sorrento Valley to Irvine via Miramar College Transit Station, Broadway & Union St, San Diego, Ca, Santa Ana, Ca, and The Depot At Santa Ana Dock 3 in around 5h 6m.

Train operators
North County Transit
Website
gonctd.com
Train from Sorrento Valley Station to Oceanside Transit Center
Ave. Duration
35m
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$2
Schedules at
gonctd.com
Metrolink Trains
Phone
(800) 371-LINK (5465)
Website
metrolinktrains.com
Train from Oceanside station to Tustin station
Ave. Duration
53m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$9 - $12
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
+1 215-856-7924
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Solana Beach Amtrak Station to Irvine Amtrak Station
Ave. Duration
1h 4m
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$25 - $50
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$25 - $40
Flexi Coach Seat
$40 - $65
Business Coach Seat
$35 - $50
Room
$140 - $200
Bus operators
North County Transit
Website
gonctd.com
Bus from UTC Transit Center to Highway 101 & Lomas Santa Fe
Ave. Duration
48m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$2
Schedules at
gonctd.com
San Diego Metro Transit
Phone
+1 619-233-3004
Website
sdmts.com
Bus from Mira Mesa Bl & Pacific Heights Bl to Miramar College Transit Station
Ave. Duration
18m
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$2 - $3
Schedules at
sdmts.com
Bus from Miramar College Transit Station to Broadway & Union St
Ave. Duration
42m
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$2 - $3
Schedules at
sdmts.com
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 Diego, Ca to Santa Ana, Ca
Ave. Duration
2h
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$15 - $35
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$15 - $22
Flexible
$27 - $35
OCTA
Phone
+1 714-560-6282
Website
octa.net
Bus from The Depot At Santa Ana Dock 3 to Campus-University Center
Ave. Duration
43m
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$2 - $7
Schedules at
octa.net

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