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Los Angeles - Irvine Bus Schedule

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Journey Information

There are 2 intercity buses per day from Los Angeles to Irvine. Traveling by bus from Los Angeles to Irvine usually takes around one hour and 22 minutes, but the fastest FlixBus US bus can make the trip in 55 minutes.

Distance36 mi (58 km)
Shortest duration0h 55m
Cheapest price$10.49
Trips per day2
Most frequent serviceFlixBus US
Bus lines1

How much is a bus ticket from Los Angeles to Irvine?

Bus tickets for a trip from Los Angeles to Irvine cost $10.49 on average. This is an excellent value for the trip. If you book your trip ahead of time using Wanderu, you can easily find bus tickets at or below this price.

Monthly average prices

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Bus tickets from Los Angeles to Irvine are at their cheapest average price in December. This time of year usually offers the best deals on bus tickets for this route, with ticket prices around $11. On the other hand, traveling on this route during May might cost you a bit more than usual. Bus tickets for May trips cost $39, on average. But no need to stress — booking your bus ticket in advance can help you snag cheaper tickets.

Prices as travel date approaches

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To save money on bus tickets, buy them as early as possible. Bus carriers usually charge higher ticket prices the closer you book to the date of travel. Book your ticket at least 13 days in advance to save up to $1.32.

What bus companies travel from Los Angeles to Irvine?

There is one intercity bus company available to search and book on Wanderu that operates from Los Angeles to Irvine. FlixBus US is the one bus line that serves this route. Although it's the sole option, there are a couple of different scheduled times to choose from.

BusDaily TripsAvg. TimeAvg. Price
FlixBus US21h 23m$11.92
  • FlixBus US is the American branch of German bus company FlixBus, known for providing sustainable, affordable, and modern bus travel. The company offers cheap bus tickets to popular urban destinations throughout the United States. FlixBus US buses include many amenities, including comfortable seats, free WiFi, power outlets at every seat, and an online portal for free entertainment. On average, FlixBus US operates 2 trips per day from Los Angeles to Irvine, and the average ticket for this route costs only .

Frequently Asked Questions

The bus takes an average of one hour and 22 minutes to cover the 36 miles from Los Angeles to Irvine. However, the fastest bus only takes 55 minutes. You'll have just enough time for a small nap on this relatively short bus trip. Keep in mind that your actual bus may arrive earlier or later than scheduled, depending on whether there is more or less traffic than usual.

Saturday is usually the day when buses are busiest, as many travelers take the bus to enjoy the weekend in Irvine. If you are planning to travel on a Saturday, you should make sure to book tickets well in advance as they may sell out.

On the other hand, Sunday is typically the least busy day for bus travel on this route. If you are looking for less crowded buses to Irvine, book your ticket for the last day of the week.

The first bus leaves at 6:00am and the last bus leaves at 7:00am. To see the times for all buses from Los Angeles to Irvine, enter your specific travel dates in the search bar.

There are usually only 2 buses per day from Los Angeles to Irvine. Both of these are direct buses, meaning that you do not have to worry about transferring buses at any point during your trip.

Need more travel options? Consider taking the train from Los Angeles to Irvine; ticket prices start at $13.00.

City Information

Los Angeles

Los Angeles is the undisputed world capital of the entertainment business. Because of that, the City of Angels is where you will find some of the most iconic landmarks of the film and music industries, including the world-famous Walk of Fame and Dolby Theatre (home of the Academy Awards) on Hollywood Boulevard, the easily recognizable Capitol Records building at Hollywood & Vine, and the LA Live complex in Downtown Los Angeles.

The best part of LA is that it has something to offer for people of all interests: outdoor enthusiasts can hike up to the Hollywood sign, fashion aficionados can go shopping in Beverly Hills, art lovers can check out the prominent Los Angeles County Museum of Art (LACMA) in the Miracle Mile district, and those looking for a fun night out can go bar-hopping in West Hollywood. Are you a Pokémon GO addict? Well then this is the place for you because LA is the best city to catch the rarest Pokémon in the U.S.. And if you want to want to experience the famed golden coast of Southern California for yourself, head west to Santa Monica and Venice for a refreshing dip in the Pacific Ocean.

With one of the biggest airports on the West Coast and several bus and train stops across the county, Los Angeles makes it easy to travel elsewhere in California, visit the neighboring Nevada, Arizona and Mexico, or take a flight to pretty much any other part of the world.

Irvine

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Though Irvine is probably most famous for its corporations and university campuses, the city is well worth the trip for its variety of attractions and activities. Start with a date night at the Irvine Barclay Theatre, which boasts an intimate atmosphere and superb acoustics. You could also check out the UCI Arboretum, where you can learn more about the unique flora of the coastal California region. The Beall Center for Art + Technology features interesting exhibitions that fuse modern art with futuristic technologies.

When you've worked up an appetite, you can find a wide variety of dining options available in the city. For some of the best Japanese dishes in town, check out Fukuda, which serves udon and soba dishes. If you are craving a good chicken parm, North Italia has just what you need!

It's easy to get to Irvine from anywhere in Southern California via intercity buses or Amtrak trains. Flights operate through the nearby John Wayne Airport-Orange County Airport, just 4.3 miles away from downtown.

Station Information

Where does the bus leave from in Los Angeles?

Main departure station: Downtown - Vignes Lot

Los Angeles has two bus stations with service to Irvine.

All bus stations in Los Angeles:

  • Downtown - Vignes Lot

  • 592 Gayley Ave

Where does the bus arrive in Irvine?

Main arrival station: University of CA - Crawford Hall

All buses from Los Angeles arrive at one main station in Irvine.

All bus stations in Irvine:

  • University of CA - Crawford Hall

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