Cheap train tickets from Irvine to Los Angeles

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How much are train tickets from Irvine to Los Angeles?

Lowest Price$18.55
Fastest1h 3m
Daily Schedules30
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How do you find cheap train tickets from Irvine to Los Angeles?

The most surefire way to find the lowest-priced train tickets from Irvine to Los Angeles is to plan ahead and book your train travel earlier. In the past 30 days, the cheapest average price users have found for trains from Irvine to Los Angeles was $22.11. Trying to save on a last-minute fare and have a bit of flexibility on what day to travel? Take a look at midweek schedules, as these tend to be less busy and are often cheaper than buying tickets to travel on Friday, or a weekend departure.

How long is the train ride from Irvine to Los Angeles?

The distance between Irvine and Los Angeles is approximately 36.23 miles, or 58.29 kilometers. The average travel time for a train between these two cities is around 2 hours and 54 minutes, although the absolute fastest you could get there is 1 hour and 3 minutes.

Looking for ways to pass the time? Most trains are equipped with Wi-Fi, which means you can stream music, browse social media or get some work done during your ride. That said, in case your train has a spotty signal, or is among the few without Wi-Fi, we also recommend downloading TV shows and movies to your mobile device in advance of your trip. That way the ride will fly by whatever the Wi-Fi situation.

What is the busiest day for trains from Irvine to Los Angeles?

On Saturday trains from Irvine to Los Angeles are the busiest. If you are looking for a great deal on your train tickets or to have extra room to stretch out, you might consider traveling on Monday instead, as that tends to be the least traveled day of the week.

Amtrak has the most connections between Irvine to Los Angeles

Typically there are 30 schedules to compare for your trip to Los Angeles. On the route to Los Angeles 2 train carriers currently offer tickets for sale. Amtrak offers the most scheduled departures between Irvine to Los Angeles, usually offering 16 trips per day. 18 train trips per day are direct connections to Los Angeles, if you're looking to get there faster, direct schedules will typically be more time efficient.

Here are the 2 train companies that operate from Irvine to Los Angeles

Amtrak

Amtrak train tickets from Irvine to Los Angeles start from $18.55, and on average cost $26.20. Daily there are 16 Amtrak schedules to Los Angeles. Amtrak in Irvine leaves from Irvine Transp Ctr - 15215 Barranca Pkwy, And in Los Angeles trains arrive at Catalina Express Terminal and 6 other train stations.

From Irvine to Los Angeles train travel on Amtrak takes 4 hours and 3 minutes. If you are looking to get to Los Angeles faster, Amtrak offers more express schedule options with a travel time of 1 hours and 3 minutes.

If you're considering a weeked trip, Amtrak offers 16 schedules for you to choose from. You can expect to pay $25.08 for a one-way train ticket to Los Angeles.

Restroom
WiFi
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Extra legroom
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Air conditioning
Avg. Time
4h 3m
Avg. Price
$26.20

Amtrak Pacific Surfliner

Amtrak Pacific Surfliner train tickets from Irvine to Los Angeles start from $18.55, and on average cost $20.69. Daily there are 13 Amtrak Pacific Surfliner schedules to Los Angeles. Amtrak Pacific Surfliner in Irvine leaves from Irvine Transp Ctr - 15215 Barranca Pkwy, And in Los Angeles trains arrive at Union Station and 2 other train stations.

From Irvine to Los Angeles train travel on Amtrak Pacific Surfliner takes 1 hours and 34 minutes. If you are looking to get to Los Angeles faster, Amtrak Pacific Surfliner offers more express schedule options with a travel time of 1 hours and 3 minutes.

If you're considering a weeked trip, Amtrak Pacific Surfliner offers 12 schedules for you to choose from. You can expect to pay $20.99 for a one-way train ticket to Los Angeles.

Restroom
WiFi
Snacks
Loyalty rewards
Extra legroom
Power outlet
Air conditioning
Avg. Time
1h 34m
Avg. Price
$20.69

Plan your next adventure

There is one train station from which trains depart Irvine on their way to Los Angeles. For this route, the busiest departing train stations in Irvine are:
  • Irvine Transp Ctr - 15215 Barranca Pkwy
There are 7 different stations where trains arrive to in Los Angeles. You can review and use the directions feature on Wanderu to see which station is closest to your final destination. These are the busiest arriving stations in Los Angeles:
  • Union Station
  • Amtrak Metrolink Station - 7724 Van Nuys Blvd
  • Catalina Express Terminal
  • 10040 Old Depot Plaza Rd
  • 592 Gayley Ave
  • 931 S Gaffey St
  • 6860 Park Terrace Dr