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Irvine-Los Angeles Train Schedule

Train
$18.55
7:48 AM
Irvine Transp Ctr - 15215 Barranca Pkwy
8:51 AM
Union Station
USPSL
4.4stars
0 transfers
Train
$18.65
7:48 AM
Irvine Transp Ctr - 15215 Barranca Pkwy
9:22 AM
Glendale Transp Ctr - 400 W Cerritos Ave
USPSL
4.4stars
0 transfers
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Train
$22.50
7:48 AM
Irvine Transp Ctr - 15215 Barranca Pkwy
9:41 AM
Amtrak Metrolink Station - 7724 Van Nuys Blvd
USPSL
4.4stars
0 transfers
Train
$24.95
7:48 AM
Irvine Transp Ctr - 15215 Barranca Pkwy
9:54 AM
10040 Old Depot Plaza Rd
USPSL
4.4stars
0 transfers
Train
$16.90
7:59 AM
Reg Transp Ctr - 1000 E Santa Ana Blvd
8:51 AM
Union Station
USPSL
4.4stars
0 transfers
Train
$18.05
7:59 AM
Reg Transp Ctr - 1000 E Santa Ana Blvd
9:22 AM
Glendale Transp Ctr - 400 W Cerritos Ave
USPSL
4.4stars
0 transfers
Train
$19.60
7:59 AM
Reg Transp Ctr - 1000 E Santa Ana Blvd
9:41 AM
Amtrak Metrolink Station - 7724 Van Nuys Blvd
USPSL
4.4stars
0 transfers
Train
$22.20
7:59 AM
Reg Transp Ctr - 1000 E Santa Ana Blvd
9:54 AM
10040 Old Depot Plaza Rd
USPSL
4.4stars
0 transfers
Train
$18.55
10:16 AM
Irvine Transp Ctr - 15215 Barranca Pkwy
11:25 AM
Union Station
AMT
4.4stars
0 transfers
Train
$16.90
10:27 AM
Reg Transp Ctr - 1000 E Santa Ana Blvd
11:25 AM
Union Station
AMT
4.4stars
0 transfers
Train
$18.55
1:48 PM
Irvine Transp Ctr - 15215 Barranca Pkwy
2:51 PM
Union Station
USPSL
4.4stars
0 transfers
Train
$18.65
1:48 PM
Irvine Transp Ctr - 15215 Barranca Pkwy
3:17 PM
Glendale Transp Ctr - 400 W Cerritos Ave
USPSL
4.4stars
0 transfers
Train
$22.50
1:48 PM
Irvine Transp Ctr - 15215 Barranca Pkwy
3:36 PM
Amtrak Metrolink Station - 7724 Van Nuys Blvd
USPSL
4.4stars
0 transfers
Train
$24.95
1:48 PM
Irvine Transp Ctr - 15215 Barranca Pkwy
3:49 PM
10040 Old Depot Plaza Rd
USPSL
4.4stars
0 transfers
Train
$16.90
1:59 PM
Reg Transp Ctr - 1000 E Santa Ana Blvd
2:51 PM
Union Station
USPSL
4.4stars
0 transfers
Train
$18.05
1:59 PM
Reg Transp Ctr - 1000 E Santa Ana Blvd
3:17 PM
Glendale Transp Ctr - 400 W Cerritos Ave
USPSL
4.4stars
0 transfers
Train
$19.60
1:59 PM
Reg Transp Ctr - 1000 E Santa Ana Blvd
3:36 PM
Amtrak Metrolink Station - 7724 Van Nuys Blvd
USPSL
4.4stars
0 transfers
Train
$22.20
1:59 PM
Reg Transp Ctr - 1000 E Santa Ana Blvd
3:49 PM
10040 Old Depot Plaza Rd
USPSL
4.4stars
0 transfers
Train
$18.55
3:23 PM
Irvine Transp Ctr - 15215 Barranca Pkwy
4:36 PM
Union Station
USPSL
4.4stars
0 transfers
Train
$16.90
3:34 PM
Reg Transp Ctr - 1000 E Santa Ana Blvd
4:36 PM
Union Station
USPSL
4.4stars
0 transfers
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Trip Summary

How much are train tickets from Irvine to Los Angeles?

Lowest price$18.55
Fastest train1h 3m
Trains per day7
Train lines2

Frequently Asked Questions

Is it safe to travel by train from Irvine to Los Angeles during the COVID-19 pandemic?

Our train partners have implemented several different policies to keep you safe during the COVID-19 pandemic. From limiting vehicle capacity to enhancing cleaning protocols and upgrading air filters, train carriers are committed to maintaining a safe environment. For details on what each company is doing to ensure their fleet remains safe for travel, click here.

In addition, federal law requires all train passengers to wear a face covering for the entire duration of the trip. Please make sure you are wearing a face mask or you may not be allowed to board the train.

Please visit our COVID-19 Travel Guide for more information on all carrier policies and the latest travel advisories issued by every U.S. state, Canadian province, and European country.

Can you take a train all the way from Irvine to Los Angeles?

Yes, there are trains that can take you the entire way from Irvine to Los Angeles. However, there are also some trips on this route that require you to board another vehicle, such as a bus or a shuttle, during your journey. This is worth paying attention to as you book your trip, since a direct train may be preferable for its speed and convenience.

What is the price of a train ticket from Irvine to Los Angeles?

In the last month, $21.04 was the average price of a train ticket from Irvine, CA to Los Angeles, CA. This is about as inexpensive as train tickets ever get. You can expect to find tickets at that price or lower if you book your trip at least 22 days in advance. Otherwise, expect to pay around $0.09 more than that for a same-day booking.

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

The distance between Irvine and Los Angeles is approximately 36 miles, or 58 kilometers. The average train journey between these two cities takes 1 hour 34 minutes, although the absolute fastest you could get there is 1 hour 3 minutes. As a relatively short ride, taking the train is an easy way to travel between these two cities.

When are trains the most crowded?

Trains from Irvine to Los Angeles are the most crowded on Sunday. Tickets also tend to be more expensive then. If you are looking for a great deal on your train tickets or just want extra room to stretch out, consider traveling on Monday instead, as it tends to be the least crowded day of the week.

When are the first and last trains of the day?

The earliest train departs Irvine at 7:00am while the last train of the day leaves at 8:00pm. To see all scheduled departure times, use the search function on this page to get the full schedule for your specific travel dates.

Is there a direct train from Irvine to Los Angeles?

There are 7 scheduled trains on most days. 12 of these are direct connections to Los Angeles. While direct trains may still make stops along the way, you will not need to switch trains at any point. If you're looking to get to your destination faster, a direct train is the convenient and time-efficient choice.

You can also take a train for your return trip from Los Angeles to Irvine. If you're not not set on traveling by train, you could always take the bus from Irvine to Los Angeles for $23.55.

Which train should you take from Irvine to Los Angeles?

2 train services operate from Irvine, California to Los Angeles, California. Amtrak Pacific Surfliner usually has more trains scheduled, with 4 trips per day. That said, it's still worth comparing the prices and trip durations:

TrainDaily TripsAvg. TimeAvg. Price
Amtrak31h 36m$21.13
Amtrak Pacific Surfliner41h 34m$21.61

Amtrak train tickets from Irvine to Los Angeles start from $19, and on average cost $21. Daily there are 3 Amtrak schedules to Los Angeles. Amtrak in Irvine leaves from Irvine Transp Ctr - 15215 Barranca Pkwy, And in Los Angeles trains arrive at Union Station and 3 other train stations. From Irvine to Los Angeles train travel on Amtrak takes 1 hours and 36 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 4 schedules for you to choose from. You can expect to pay $22 for a one-way train ticket to Los Angeles.

Amtrak Pacific Surfliner train tickets from Irvine to Los Angeles start from $19, and on average cost $22. Daily there are 4 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 10 schedules for you to choose from. You can expect to pay $22 for a one-way train ticket to Los Angeles.

Price trends for trains from Irvine to Los Angeles

Average prices by travel date

$30$20$10AprApr

Monthly average prices

$25$20$15$10$5MJJASONDJFMA

Prices as travel date approaches

$25$20$15$10$53020100

Train Trip Reviews from Wanderu Customers

Overall score for trains from Irvine, CA to Los Angeles, CA

(Based on 3 ratings and reviews)

5.0

5.0

Mee Ree

February 2, 2020 - Business

Amtrak Pacific Surfliner

Pros: Timely schedule. Cons: Information guide. Pros: Timely schedule. Cons: Information guide.

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