There are 8 ways to get from Sunnyvale to Irvine by plane, train, bus or car

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Fly San Jose to Santa Ana  •  3 h 50 min

  1. Fly from San Jose (SJC) to Santa Ana (SNA) SJC - SNA

$68 - $251

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Bus Megabus  •  9 h 23 min

  1. Take the bus from San Jose, CA to Anaheim, CA

$39 - $62

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Caltrain to San Francisco, fly to Santa Ana  •  4 h 55 min

  1. Take the Caltrain from Sunnyvale Caltrain to Millbrae Caltrain
  2. Fly from San Francisco (SFO) to Santa Ana (SNA) SFO - SNA

$103 - $299

Train to Oakland, fly to Santa Ana  •  5 h 32 min

  1. Take the train from Santa Clara Amtrak to Oakland Coliseum Station Amtrak
  2. Fly from Oakland (OAK) to Santa Ana (SNA) OAK - SNA

$130 - $661

Fly San Jose to Burbank, train  •  6 h 6 min

  1. Fly from San Jose (SJC) to Burbank (BUR) SJC - BUR
  2. Take the train from L. A. Union Station station to Tustin station

$74 - $325

Bus Greyhound USA  •  10 h 24 min

  1. Take the bus from San Jose, Ca to Los Angeles, Ca 6853 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Los Angeles, Ca to Anaheim, Ca 9489 / ...

$48 - $120

Train  •  14 h 15 min

  1. Take the train from San Jose Diridon Station to Los Angeles Union Station Amtrak Coast Starlight
  2. Take the train from L. A. Union Station station to Tustin station Orange County Line

$77 - $196

Drive  •  6 h 36 min

  1. Drive from Sunnyvale to Irvine 395.1 miles

$35 - $60

Questions & Answers

No, there is no direct bus from Sunnyvale to Irvine. However, there are services departing from El Camino & Mathilda and arriving at Main-Paseo Westpark via San Jose, Ca, Los Angeles, Ca and Artic - Dock 1. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 10 h 24 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Sunnyvale to Irvine station. However, there are services departing from Sunnyvale Caltrain and arriving at Tustin station via San Jose Diridon Station and L. A. Union Station station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 14 h 15 min.

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The distance between Sunnyvale and Irvine is 350 miles. The road distance is 395.1 miles.

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The best way to get from Sunnyvale to Irvine without a car is to bus which takes 9 h 23 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 3 h 50 min to get from Sunnyvale to Irvine, including transfers.

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

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Sunnyvale to Irvine train services, operated by Amtrak, arrive at San Jose Diridon Station.

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The best way to get from Sunnyvale to Irvine is to fly which takes 3 h 50 min and costs . Alternatively, you can bus, which costs and takes 9 h 23 min, you could also train, which costs and takes 14 h 15 min.

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The quickest flight from San Jose Airport to Santa Ana Airport is the direct flight which takes 1 h 15 min.

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Sunnyvale to Irvine bus services, operated by Greyhound USA, arrive at Anaheim, Ca station.

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Map of how to get from Sunnyvale to Irvine.
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  • Distance: 350.5 miles
  • Duration: 3 h 50 min

What companies run services between Sunnyvale, CA, USA and Irvine, CA, USA?

Southwest Airlines, Alaska Airlines, Inc. and Delta fly from Sunnyvale to Irvine hourly. Alternatively, Megabus operates a bus from Sunnyvale to Irvine every 4 hours. Tickets cost $30 - $50 and the journey takes 6 h 50 min.

Airlines
Southwest Airlines
Website
southwest.com
Flights from San Jose to Santa Ana
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $550
Flights from San Francisco to Santa Ana
Ave. Duration
1 h 27 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $550
Flights from San Francisco to Santa Ana via Las Vegas
Ave. Duration
3 h 47 min
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$200 - $550
Flights from Oakland to Santa Ana
Ave. Duration
1 h 22 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $800
Flights from Oakland to Santa Ana via Las Vegas
Ave. Duration
3 h 32 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$150 - $800
Flights from San Jose to Burbank
Ave. Duration
1 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $550
Alaska Airlines, Inc.
Website
alaskaair.com
Flights from San Jose to Santa Ana
Ave. Duration
1 h 23 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $450
Flights from San Francisco to Santa Ana
Ave. Duration
1 h 37 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$250 - $1,100
Flights from San Jose to Burbank
Ave. Duration
1 h 14 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$95 - $850
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from San Francisco to Santa Ana
Ave. Duration
1 h 32 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $480
JetSuiteX
Website
x.jetsuite.com
Flights from San Jose to Burbank
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
When
Friday
Estimated price
$40 - $310
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 1-800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Santa Clara Amtrak to Oakland Coliseum Station Amtrak
Ave. Duration
48 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$22 - $45
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$22 - $35
Flexi Coach Seat
$40 - $60
Business Coach Seat
$30 - $45
Room
$130 - $190
Train from San Jose Diridon Station to Los Angeles Union Station Amtrak
Ave. Duration
10 h 53 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$65 - $180
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$65 - $100
Flexi Coach Seat
$110 - $170
Business Coach Seat
$120 - $180
Room
$290 - $400
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
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 Jose, Ca to Los Angeles, Ca
Ave. Duration
7 h 15 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$35 - $90
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$35 - $60
Flexible
$70 - $90
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

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Sunnyvale to Irvine train services, operated by Metrolink Trains, arrive at Tustin station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Sunnyvale to Irvine is 395 miles. It takes approximately 6 h 36 min to drive from Sunnyvale to Irvine.

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Alaska Airlines, Inc. and Southwest Airlines offer flights from San Jose Airport to Santa Ana Airport.

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