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There are 5 ways to get from Sorrento Valley to Pasadena by bus, train, car, plane or tram

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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Line 101 bus, train  •  5h 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 Los Angeles Union Station Pacific Surfliner

$36 - $72

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Bus, train  •  6h 9m

  1. Take the bus from UTC Transit Center to Oceanside Transit Center 101
  2. Take the train from Oceanside station to L. A. Union Station station Orange County Line

$19 - $24

3 alternative options

Line 235 bus, bus, line 18 bus, line 260 bus  •  6h 49m

  1. Take the line 235 bus from Miramar College Transit Station to Broadway & Union St 235 / ...
  2. Take the bus from San Diego, Ca to Los Angeles, Ca
  3. Take the line 18 bus from 7th / Decatur to Whittier / Atlantic 18 / ...
  4. Take the line 260 bus from Atlantic / Whittier to Fair Oaks / Colorado 260 / ...

$24 - $56

Drive  •  2h 2m

  1. Drive from Sorrento Valley to Pasadena 113.9 miles

$11 - $17

Line 237 bus, line 150 bus, fly, tram  •  4h 44m

  1. Take the line 237 bus from Mira Mesa Bl & Lusk Bl to Gilman & Myers
  2. Take the line 150 bus from Gilman Dr & Myers Dr to 1st Av & Broadway
  3. Fly from San Diego (SAN) to Los Angeles (LAX) SAN - LAX
  4. Take the tram from Union Station - Metro Gold Line to Memorial Park Station

$108 - $350

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The cheapest way to get from Sorrento Valley to Pasadena is to drive which costs $11 - $17 and takes 2h 2m.

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The quickest way to get from Sorrento Valley to Pasadena is to drive which costs $11 - $17 and takes 2h 2m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Sorrento Valley to Pasadena. However, there are services departing from Mira Mesa Bl & Pacific Heights Bl and arriving at Fair Oaks / Colorado via Miramar College Transit Station, San Diego, Ca, 7th / Decatur and Atlantic / Whittier. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 6h 49m.

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The distance between Sorrento Valley and Pasadena is 103 miles. The road distance is 113.9 miles.

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The best way to get from Sorrento Valley to Pasadena without a car is to line 101 bus and train which takes 5h 13m and costs $35 - $75.

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It takes approximately 5h 13m to get from Sorrento Valley to Pasadena, including transfers.

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Sorrento Valley to Pasadena bus services, operated by San Diego Metro Transit, arrive at Miramar College Transit Station.

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The quickest flight from San Diego Airport to Los Angeles Airport is the direct flight which takes 55m.

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Sorrento Valley to Pasadena bus services, operated by Metro Los Angeles, arrive at Fair Oaks / Colorado station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Sorrento Valley to Pasadena is 114 miles. It takes approximately 2h 2m to drive from Sorrento Valley to Pasadena.

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  • Distance: 102.7 miles
  • Duration: 5h 13m

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

You can take a bus from Sorrento Valley to Pasadena via Miramar College Transit Station, Broadway & Union St, San Diego, Ca, Los Angeles, Ca, 7th / Decatur, Whittier / Atlantic, and Atlantic / Whittier in around 6h 49m.

Airlines
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from San Diego to Los Angeles
Ave. Duration
1h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $600
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from San Diego to Los Angeles
Ave. Duration
1h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $600
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from San Diego to Los Angeles
Ave. Duration
1h 9m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $650
Train operators
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 Los Angeles Union Station
Ave. Duration
2h 15m
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$30 - $65
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$30 - $45
Flexi Coach Seat
$50 - $80
Business Coach Seat
$45 - $65
Room
$160 - $220
Metrolink Trains
Phone
(800) 371-LINK (5465)
Website
metrolinktrains.com
Train from Oceanside station to L. A. Union Station station
Ave. Duration
2h 4m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$13 - $18
Schedules at
metrolinktrains.com
Metro Los Angeles
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
Bus from UTC Transit Center to Oceanside Transit Center
Ave. Duration
1h 55m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$2
Schedules at
gonctd.com
San Diego Metro Transit
Phone
+1 619-233-3004
Website
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
Bus from Mira Mesa Bl & Lusk Bl to Gilman & Myers
Ave. Duration
20m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$2 - $3
Schedules at
sdmts.com
Bus from Gilman Dr & Myers Dr to 1st Av & Broadway
Ave. Duration
34m
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.

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 San Diego, Ca to Los Angeles, Ca
Ave. Duration
3h 20m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$18 - $45
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$18 - $27
Flexible
$30 - $45
Metro Los Angeles
Website
metro.net
Bus from 7th / Decatur to Whittier / Atlantic
Ave. Duration
27m
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$1 - $3
Schedules at
metro.net
Bus from Atlantic / Whittier to Fair Oaks / Colorado
Ave. Duration
54m
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$1 - $3
Schedules at
metro.net

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

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