There are 5 ways to get from Los Angeles to Palm Springs by bus, car or plane
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Amtrak Thruway • 3 h 24 min
Bus, line 111 bus • 5 h 14 min
$30 - $38
3 alternative options
Bus, Amtrak Thruway • 3 h 30 min
Drive • 1 h 50 min
$10 - $16
Fly • 3 h 1 min
$156 - $406
Questions & Answers
The cheapest way to get from Los Angeles to Palm Springs is to drive which costs $10 - $16 and takes 1 h 50 min.
The quickest way to get from Los Angeles to Palm Springs is to drive which costs $10 - $16 and takes 1 h 50 min.
No, there is no direct bus from Los Angeles station to Palm Springs. However, there are services departing from Los Angeles Union Station and arriving at Palm Springs, CA via Fullerton, CA. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 3 h 30 min.
The distance between Los Angeles and Palm Springs is 99 miles. The road distance is 106.5 miles.
The best way to get from Los Angeles to Palm Springs without a car is to Amtrak Thruway which takes 3 h 24 min and costs .
It takes approximately 3 h 24 min to get from Los Angeles to Palm Springs, including transfers.
Los Angeles to Palm Springs bus services, operated by Amtrak, arrive at Los Angeles Union Station.
The best way to get from Los Angeles to Palm Springs is to Amtrak Thruway which takes 3 h 24 min and costs . Alternatively, you can fly, which costs $150 - $410 and takes 3 h 1 min.
The quickest flight from Los Angeles Airport to Indio/Palm Springs Airport is the direct flight which takes 52 min.
Los Angeles to Palm Springs bus services, operated by Amtrak, arrive at Palm Springs, CA station.
What companies run services between Los Angeles, CA, USA and Palm Springs, CA, USA?
Amtrak operates a bus from Los Angeles to Palm Springs twice daily, and the journey takes 1 h 55 min. Alternatively, United Airlines flies from Los Angeles to Palm Springs once daily.
Flights from Los Angeles to Indio/Palm Springs
- Ave. Duration
- 52 min
- Every day
- Estimated price
- $180 - $700
Amtrak is a rail service that connects the US and three Canadian provinces. Covering 21,000 route miles (34,000km) Amtrak operates more than 300 trains daily. These medium and long distance intercity services operate at speeds of up to 240km/h, to more than 500 destinations. Founded in 1971, it is based in Washington, D.C. and offers four classes of travel: First Class, Sleeper, Business and Coach. Ticket fares are divided into five subclasses: Saver, Value, Flexible, Business and Premium. Amtrak trains are known for their wide seats, plug-in power, big windows and storage capabilities.
Bus from Fullerton, CA to Palm Springs, CA
- Ave. Duration
- 1 h 55 min
- Twice daily
Bus from Los Angeles Union Station to Fullerton Amtrak Station
- Ave. Duration
- 35 min
- Once daily
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More Questions & Answers
Yes, the driving distance between Los Angeles to Palm Springs is 107 miles. It takes approximately 1 h 50 min to drive from Los Angeles to Palm Springs.
United Airlines offers flights from Los Angeles Airport to Indio/Palm Springs Airport.
There are 579+ hotels available in Palm Springs. Prices start at $84 USD per night.
The best way to get from Los Angeles to Los Angeles Airport is to train which takes 30 min and costs .