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Los Angeles, CA to Irvine, CA by train

The journey from Los Angeles, CA to Irvine, CA by train is 35.84 mi and takes 1 hr 1 min. There are 3 connections per day, with the first departure at 7:10 AM and the last at 10:10 PM. It is possible to travel from Los Angeles, CA to Irvine, CA by train for as little as $23.90 or as much as $24.40. The best price for this journey is $23.90.

Lowest Price$23.90
Journey Duration1 hr 1 min
Connection per Day3
Lowest Price$23.90
Highest Price$24.40
First Departure7:10 AM
Last Departure10:10 PM
Distance35.84 mi
DepartureLos Angeles, CA
ArrivalIrvine, CA
CarriersAmtrak

Los Angeles, CA to Irvine, CA Train Times

Departure date
Wednesday, May 29, 2024

Train from Los Angeles, CA, to Irvine, CA

The train from Los Angeles, CA to Irvine, CA, lasts on average 1 hr 1 min. Around 3 trains depart a day between San Diego and Irvine, the average price is $24.15 and the lowest ticket pricing starts at around $23.90.

Amtrak, the largest passenger railroad service in the U.S., operates the train from LA to Irvine. All the trains run on the Pacific Surfliner Route. All the connections are direct, but due to unforeseen circumstances, your journey may be cut into segments so that part of the journey is substituted by a bus or a shuttle from the Amtrak Thruway bus service.

The Pacific Surfliner train line is the direct service between Louis Obispo and San Diego. Before reaching San Diego, the line serves Fullerton, Anaheim, Santa Ana, Irvine, San Juan Capistrano, San Clemente Pier, Oceanside, and Solana Beach. The average speed is 41.2 miles per hour (66 km/h), but it can reach speeds up to 90 miles per hour (145 km/h)

Be prepared for stunning South Californian scenery. The train will take you along the coast, and some of the country's best surfing spots, and the trains feature enough racks to bring your surfing board or bicycle along. All trains also feature free Wi-Fi, power outlets, and a Market Cafe with snacks, beverages, and fresh food. All cats and dogs up to 20 pounds are welcome on board.

In Los Angeles, you can board at Union Station, the largest station on the West Coast of the United States. The station is an iconic landmark in Los Angeles and is a central point for Amtrak, Metrolink, and the LA Metro. It is also home to several restaurants, shops, and businesses. Palm trees outside

You can also board on these Intercity stations:

  1. 10040 Old Depot Plaza Rd, Chatsworth
  2. Amtrak Metrolink Station - 7724 Van Nuys Blvd
  3. Metrolink Station
  4. 592 Gayley Ave

In Irvine, you will board at the Irvine transportation center. The station serves the Pacific Surfliner, the local commuter line Metrolink, and bus lines connecting Irvine with the rest of Orange County. In the stations, you will find vending machines, ticketing kiosks, and accessible bathrooms. The station also has day and overnight parking.

You can embark on your Irvine adventure at the San Joaquin Wildlife Sanctuary, Quail Hill, or Bommer Canyon. You may like Wild Rivers water park and Pretend City Children's Museum if you are with the family. And for shopping and dining, head to The District at Tustin Legacy or Irvine Spectrum Center. 

So if you plan to travel to Irvine from Los Angeles by train, let us help you plan it. We check thousands of rail, bus, and flight destinations to help you find the best price. Check out our handy price calendar below, where you can see the best prices across all modes of transport from Los Angeles to Irvine.

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Cheap train tickets from Los Angeles, CA to Irvine, CA
Looking for the best deal on a train ticket for your trip? Here are 4 ways to get cheap train tickets from Los Angeles, CA to Irvine, CA.

Book in advance and save

If you're looking for the best deal for your trip from Los Angeles, CA to Irvine, CA, booking train tickets in advance is a great way to save money, but keep in mind that advance tickets are usually not available until 3 months before your travel date.

Stay flexible with your travel time and explore off-peak journeys

Planning your trips around off-peak travel times not only means that you'll be able to avoid the crowds, but can also end up saving you money. Being flexible with your schedule and considering alternative routes or times will significantly impact the amount of money you spend on getting from Los Angeles, CA to Irvine, CA.

Always check special offers

Checking on the latest deals can help save a lot of money, making it worth taking the time to browse and compare prices. So make sure you get the best deal on your ticket and take advantage of special fares for children, youth and seniors as well as discounts for groups.

Unlock the potential of slower trains or connecting trains

If you're planning a trip with some flexible time, why not opt for the scenic route? Taking slower trains or connecting trains that make more stops may save you money on your ticket – definitely worth considering if it fits in your schedule.

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The cheapest Los Angeles, CA - Irvine, CA train tickets can be found for as low as $11.62 if you’re lucky, or $19.68 on average. The most expensive ticket can cost as much as $25.32.

Find the best day to travel to Irvine, CA by train

When travelling to Irvine, CA by train, if you want to avoid crowds you can check how frequently our customers are travelling in the next 30-days using the graph below. On average, the peak hours to travel are between 6:30am and 9am in the morning, or between 4pm and 7pm in the evening. Please keep this in mind when travelling to your point of departure as you may need some extra time to arrive, particularly in big cities!

Services on board Amtrak from Los Angeles, CA to Irvine, CA
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Los Angeles, CA to Irvine, CA CO2 Emissions by Train

Ecology
Train
4.04kg
Bus
4.33kg
Flight
11.54kg
Car
9.23kg
What are the CO2 emissions from Los Angeles, CA to Irvine, CA by train? The CO2 emissions from taking the train between Los Angeles, CA and Irvine, CA are 4.04kg.
How much CO2 do I save by taking the train between Los Angeles, CA and Irvine, CA? By taking the train between Los Angeles, CA and Irvine, CA you will save 7.5kg CO2 emissions compared to a flight, 0.29kg compared to a bus and 5.19kg compared to a car.

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Frequently Asked Questions

How much is a train ticket from Los Angeles, CA to Irvine, CA?
A train ticket from Los Angeles, CA to Irvine, CA is $24.15. However the price varies depending on how early you buy, and if it's peak time to travel. Occasionally you can find them for as cheap as $23.90.
What's the cheapest train ticket from Los Angeles, CA to Irvine, CA?
The cheapest ticket you can get from Los Angeles, CA to Irvine, CA is $23.90. We recommend booking as early as possible and off-peak hours to get the cheapest ticket possible. Off-peak times are usually from 09:30 to 16:00, and after 19:00.
What's the distance between Los Angeles, CA and Irvine, CA by train?
Los Angeles, CA to Irvine, CA is 35.84 mi.
How long does the train between Los Angeles, CA and Irvine, CA take?
Los Angeles, CA to Irvine, CA is on average 1 hr 1 min. However the fastest option will get you there in 1 hr 1 min.
How many train connections per day go from Los Angeles, CA to Irvine, CA?
Los Angeles, CA to Irvine, CA has 3 connection(s) per day on average.
What time does the first train from Los Angeles, CA to Irvine, CA leave?
The earliest train from Los Angeles, CA to Irvine, CA departs at 7:10 AM. However be sure to check with us the schedule on the day you want to leave as the time may differ.
What time does the last train from Los Angeles, CA to Irvine, CA depart?
The latest train from Los Angeles, CA to Irvine, CA departs at 10:10 PM. However be sure to check with us the schedule on the day you want to leave as the time may differ.
Should I book my ticket from Los Angeles, CA to Irvine, CA in advance?
If you can, we recommend booking your ticket as early as possible to ensure you get better savings. The cheapest train ticket we have found is $23.90 but this may be subject to change depending on the day of travel, hour you wish to depart and how far in advance you book.
How many direct connections depart from Los Angeles, CA to Irvine, CA?
There are on average 3 direct connection(s) from Los Angeles, CA to go to Irvine, CA.
What's the fastest journey time between Los Angeles, CA to Irvine, CA by train?
The fastest journey time by train between Los Angeles, CA and Irvine, CA is 1 hr 1 min.
Is there a direct train from Los Angeles, CA to Irvine, CA?
Yes, there is a direct train between Los Angeles, CA and Irvine, CA.
What are the CO2 emissions for Los Angeles, CA to Irvine, CA by train?
The train journey from Los Angeles, CA to Irvine, CA creates 4.04kg of CO2 emissions.

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