COVID-19 Travel Guide
Learn more ›

Compare train tickets from Los Angeles to Irvine

switcheroo

Schedule & Pricing Info

How much are train tickets from Los Angeles to Irvine?

Lowest Price$18.55
Fastest Train0h 58m
Trains Per Day12
Train Lines2
Lowest PricesWe work directly with hundreds of carriers to find the best available fares.
No Wanderu FeesWe never add any extra fees. We just make it easy to book your travels.
Best Travel OptionsWe help you find & compare the best buses, trains and flights in one place.

Price trends for trains from Los Angeles to Irvine

Average prices by travel date

$30$20$10AugAug

Monthly average prices

$25$20$15$10$5SONDJFMAMJJA

Prices as travel date approaches

$25$20$15$10$53020100

train Trip Reviews from Wanderu Customers

Overall score for trains from Los Angeles, CA to Irvine, CA
5.0
Based on 2 reviews

Based on 1 reviews
Ratings (Out of 5)

Based on 1 reviews
Ratings (Out of 5)

Frequently Asked Questions

Is it safe to travel by train from Los Angeles to Irvine right now?

We stand behind CDC guidelines that caution passengers against non-essential travel during the coronavirus outbreak. That said, we recognize not everyone is in a position to completely abstain. Whether it’s for work, to take care of family or to get back home, some circumstances inevitably require travel. If you’re one of those individuals who still needs to book a trip, you can continue to do so on Wanderu.

Know that most train companies are still running at this time, though some have limited service. Visit our COVID-19 travel guide for resources and daily updates on the coronavirus and COVID travel restrictions.

In order to keep vehicles as clean and sanitized as possible, train companies are taking extra precautions for coronavirus. For details on what various companies are doing to ensure their fleet remains safe for travel, click here.

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

Yes, there are trains that can take you the entire way from Los Angeles to Irvine. 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 Los Angeles to Irvine?

In the last month, $20.13 was the average price of a train ticket from Los Angeles, CA to Irvine, CA. This is about as inexpensive as train tickets ever get. You are more likely to find a ticket at this price or lower if you book online in advance of your travel date.

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

The distance between Los Angeles and Irvine is approximately 36 miles, or 58 kilometers. The average train journey between these two cities takes 1 hour 54 minutes, although the absolute fastest you could get there is 58 minutes. It's a short and pleasant ride; the train is a perfect way to get to Irvine.

When are trains the most crowded?

Trains from Los Angeles to Irvine are the most crowded on Saturday. 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 Tuesday 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 Los Angeles at 6:00am while the last train of the day leaves at 10:00pm. 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 Los Angeles to Irvine?

There are 12 scheduled trains on most days. 10 of these are direct connections to Irvine. 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 Irvine to Los Angeles.

Which train should you take from Los Angeles to Irvine?

2 train services operate from Los Angeles, California to Irvine, California. Amtrak Pacific Surfliner usually has more trains scheduled, with 10 trips per day. That said, it's still worth comparing the prices and trip durations:

TrainDaily TripsAvg. TimeAvg. Price
Amtrak24h 36m$21.60
Amtrak Pacific Surfliner101h 24m$20.23

Where is the train station in Los Angeles?

Los Angeles has 3 stations where passengers can board the train to Irvine:

  • Union Station
  • Amtrak Metrolink Station - 7724 Van Nuys Blvd
  • 10040 Old Depot Plaza Rd

Where is the train station in Irvine?

Irvine has one train station:

  • Irvine Transp Ctr - 15215 Barranca Pkwy

Book buses and trains on the go with the Wanderu app.

Download our app and snag the best travel deals across North America & Europe.Learn more

iPhone
Android
Available on iOS & Android