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There are 10 ways to get from Boston Airport (BOS) to Joshua Tree by plane, train, bus, taxi or car

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Fly to Indio/Palm Springs  •  7h 20m

  1. Fly from Boston (BOS) to Indio/Palm Springs (PSP) BOS - PSP

Cheapest option

Fly to Santa Ana, train  •  16h 7m

  1. Fly from Boston (BOS) to Santa Ana (SNA) BOS - SNA
  2. Take the train from Tustin station to L. A. Union Station station
  3. Take the train from Los Angeles to Palm Springs Amtrak

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Fly to Ontario/San Bernardino, train  •  12h 33m

  1. Fly from Boston (BOS) to Ontario/San Bernardino (ONT) BOS - ONT
  2. Take the train from Pomona Amtrak to Palm Springs Amtrak

Fly to Los Angeles, train  •  11h 43m

  1. Fly from Boston (BOS) to Los Angeles (LAX) BOS - LAX
  2. Take the train from Los Angeles to Palm Springs Amtrak

Fly to San Diego, train  •  14h 37m

  1. Fly from Boston (BOS) to San Diego (SAN) BOS - SAN
  2. Take the train from San Diego Old Town Transportation Center to Los Angeles
  3. Take the train from Los Angeles to Palm Springs Amtrak

Train, bus, taxi  •  2 days 20h

  1. Take the train from Boston to Chicago Union Station
  2. Take the train from Chicago Union Station to San Bernardino
  3. Take the bus from San Bernardino Transit Center to Casino Morongo
  4. Take a taxi from Casino Morongo to Joshua Tree

Bus  •  3 days 6h

  1. Take the bus from South Station, Boston, MA to Port Authority Bus Terminal, New York, NY
  2. Take the bus from New York to El Monte
  3. Take the bus from El Monte to Palm Springs North

Bus, train  •  3 days 14h

  1. Take the bus from Boston South Buses to New York
  2. Take the bus from New York, NY - 3 Allen St to Chicago Nyc
  3. Take the train from Chicago Union Station to Palm Springs Amtrak

Train  •  3 days 15h

  1. Take the train from Boston to Chicago Union Station Lake Shore Limited
  2. Take the train from Chicago Union Station to Palm Springs Amtrak Texas Eagle

Drive  •  46h 35m

  1. Drive from Boston Airport (BOS) to Joshua Tree 2910.7 miles
Boston Airport (BOS) → Joshua Tree
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The cheapest way to get from Boston Airport (BOS) to Joshua Tree is to fly and train which costs $250 - $440 and takes 14h 37m.

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The fastest way to get from Boston Airport (BOS) to Joshua Tree is to fly. Taking this option will cost $330 - $600 and takes 7h 20m.

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The distance between Boston Airport (BOS) and Joshua Tree is 2507 miles. The road distance is 2910.7 miles.

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The best way to get from Boston Airport (BOS) to Joshua Tree without a car is to train and bus and taxi which takes 2 days 20h and costs $430 - $650.

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It takes approximately 7h 20m to get from Boston Airport (BOS) to Joshua Tree, including transfers.

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The best way to get from Boston Airport (BOS) to Joshua Tree is to fly which takes 7h 20m and costs $330 - $600. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs $410 - $600 and takes 3 days 6h, you could also train, which costs $430 - $650 and takes 3 days 15h.

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The quickest flight from Boston Airport to Indio/Palm Springs Airport is the direct flight which takes 6h 31m.

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Joshua Tree is 3h behind Boston Airport (BOS). It is currently 12:59 AM in Boston Airport (BOS) and 9:59 PM in Joshua Tree.

Yes, the driving distance between Boston Airport (BOS) to Joshua Tree is 2911 miles. It takes approximately 46h 35m to drive from Boston Airport (BOS) to Joshua Tree.

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JetBlue Airways, Air Canada, Delta and two other airlines offer flights from Boston Airport to Indio/Palm Springs Airport.

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Map of how to get from Boston Airport (BOS) to Joshua Tree.
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  • Distance: 2506.6 miles
  • Duration: 7h 20m

What companies run services between Boston Airport (BOS), USA and Joshua Tree, CA, USA?

JetBlue Airways, United Airlines and four other airlines fly from Boston Airport (BOS) to Joshua Tree hourly. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Boston Airport (BOS) to Joshua Tree via South Station, South Station, Boston, MA, Port Authority Bus Terminal, New York, NY, New York, El Monte, and Palm Springs North in around 3 days 6h.

Airlines
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Boston to Indio/Palm Springs via Phoenix
Ave. Duration
8h 37m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$220 - $700
Flights from Boston to Indio/Palm Springs via Dallas/Ft.Worth
Ave. Duration
8h 53m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$220 - $700
Flights from Boston to Ontario/San Bernardino via Phoenix
Ave. Duration
9h 9m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $550
Flights from Boston to Ontario/San Bernardino via Dallas/Ft.Worth
Ave. Duration
9h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $550
Flights from Boston to Ontario/San Bernardino via Charlotte
Ave. Duration
9h 34m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$150 - $550
Flights from Boston to Ontario/San Bernardino via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
10h 14m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $550
Flights from Boston to Los Angeles
Ave. Duration
6h 35m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $750
Flights from Boston to Los Angeles via Phoenix
Ave. Duration
8h 27m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $750
Flights from Boston to San Diego via Phoenix
Ave. Duration
8h 14m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $550
Flights from Boston to Santa Ana via Phoenix
Ave. Duration
8h 39m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $900
Flights from Boston to Santa Ana via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
8h 58m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $900
Flights from Boston to Santa Ana via New York JFK
Ave. Duration
8h 50m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $900
Flights from Boston to Santa Ana via Dallas/Ft.Worth
Ave. Duration
9h 8m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $900
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Boston to Indio/Palm Springs via Denver
Ave. Duration
8h 23m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$220 - $600
Flights from Boston to Indio/Palm Springs via Houston
Ave. Duration
9h 54m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$220 - $600
Flights from Boston to Ontario/San Bernardino via Denver
Ave. Duration
8h 20m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $600
Flights from Boston to Ontario/San Bernardino via San Francisco
Ave. Duration
10h 36m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $650
Flights from Boston to Ontario/San Bernardino via Houston
Ave. Duration
10h 21m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$160 - $600
Flights from Boston to Los Angeles
Ave. Duration
6h 33m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $800
Flights from Boston to Los Angeles via Washington Dulles
Ave. Duration
8h 17m
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$150 - $800
Flights from Boston to Los Angeles via Denver
Ave. Duration
8h 26m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $800
Flights from Boston to Los Angeles via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
8h 26m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $800
Flights from Boston to San Diego via Denver
Ave. Duration
8h 14m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $600
Flights from Boston to Santa Ana via Denver
Ave. Duration
8h 17m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $750
Flights from Boston to Santa Ana via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
8h 33m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $750
Flights from Boston to Santa Ana via Houston
Ave. Duration
9h 18m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $750
Flights from Boston to Santa Ana via San Francisco
Ave. Duration
9h 10m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$150 - $750
Flights from Boston to Santa Ana via Newark
Ave. Duration
9h 11m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$150 - $750
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from Boston to Indio/Palm Springs via Minneapolis
Ave. Duration
8h 21m
When
Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$240 - $650
Flights from Boston to Indio/Palm Springs via Salt Lake City
Ave. Duration
9h 4m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$240 - $650
Flights from Boston to Indio/Palm Springs via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
9h 25m
When
Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$250 - $700
Flights from Boston to Ontario/San Bernardino via Salt Lake City
Ave. Duration
9h
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$190 - $490
Flights from Boston to Ontario/San Bernardino via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
9h 19m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $550
Flights from Boston to Ontario/San Bernardino via Seattle
Ave. Duration
12h 35m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$220 - $650
Flights from Boston to Los Angeles
Ave. Duration
6h 39m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $390
Flights from Boston to Los Angeles via Denver
Ave. Duration
8h 18m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $400
Flights from Boston to Los Angeles via Minneapolis
Ave. Duration
8h 22m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$150 - $400
Flights from Boston to Los Angeles via New York JFK
Ave. Duration
8h 26m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $400
Flights from Boston to San Diego
Ave. Duration
6h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $460
Flights from Boston to San Diego via Los Angeles
Ave. Duration
8h 6m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$180 - $480
Flights from Boston to San Diego via Detroit
Ave. Duration
8h 21m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $460
Flights from Boston to Santa Ana via Detroit
Ave. Duration
8h 29m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$160 - $410
Flights from Boston to Santa Ana via Minneapolis
Ave. Duration
8h 47m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $420
Flights from Boston to Santa Ana via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
9h 1m
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$170 - $460
JetBlue Airways
Website
jetblue.com
Flights from Boston to Indio/Palm Springs
Ave. Duration
6h 31m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$250 - $500
Flights from Boston to Ontario/San Bernardino via New York JFK
Ave. Duration
9h 31m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$130 - $550
Flights from Boston to Los Angeles
Ave. Duration
6h 35m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $750
Flights from Boston to San Diego
Ave. Duration
6h 28m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $800
Flights from Boston to Santa Ana via New York JFK
Ave. Duration
8h 50m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $900
Southwest Airlines
Website
southwest.com
Flights from Boston to Ontario/San Bernardino via Denver
Ave. Duration
9h 52m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$170 - $550
Flights from Boston to Ontario/San Bernardino via Chicago Midway
Ave. Duration
11h 57m
When
Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$170 - $550
Flights from Boston to Los Angeles via Chicago Midway
Ave. Duration
8h 22m
When
Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$390 - $800
Flights from Boston to Los Angeles via Denver
Ave. Duration
8h 25m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$390 - $800
Flights from Boston to San Diego via St. Louis
Ave. Duration
8h 10m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$170 - $550
Flights from Boston to San Diego via Chicago Midway
Ave. Duration
8h 20m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$170 - $550
Flights from Boston to Santa Ana via St. Louis
Ave. Duration
8h 10m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$150 - $470
Flights from Boston to Santa Ana via Denver
Ave. Duration
8h 20m
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$150 - $470
Flights from Boston to Santa Ana via Chicago Midway
Ave. Duration
8h 50m
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$150 - $470
Alaska Airlines, Inc.
Website
alaskaair.com
Flights from Boston to San Diego
Ave. Duration
6h 46m
When
Monday, Thursday and Friday
Estimated price
$150 - $800
Flights from Boston to Santa Ana via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
9h 4m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $900
Air Canada
Website
aircanada.com
Flights from Boston to Indio/Palm Springs via Toronto
Ave. Duration
9h 37m
When
Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$330 - $1,100
Allegiant Air
Website
allegiantair.com
Flights from Boston to Los Angeles via Indianapolis
Ave. Duration
7h 30m
When
Monday and Friday
Estimated price
$120 - $550
Sun Country Airlines
Website
suncountry.com
Flights from Boston to Santa Ana via Minneapolis
Ave. Duration
8h 48m
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$180 - $470
Train operators
Amtrak

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.

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Contact Details
Phone
+1 800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Pomona Amtrak to Palm Springs Amtrak
Ave. Duration
1h 55m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$26 - $40
Schedules at
amtrak.com
Book at
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$26 - $40
Premium
$180 - $260
Flexi Coach Seat
$35 - $60
Business Seat
$35 - $55
Train from Los Angeles to Palm Springs Amtrak
Ave. Duration
2h 36m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$29 - $40
Schedules at
amtrak.com
Book at
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$29 - $40
Premium
$190 - $260
Flexi Coach Seat
$40 - $65
Business Seat
$40 - $60
Train from San Diego Old Town Transportation Center to Los Angeles
Ave. Duration
2h 47m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$30 - $45
Schedules at
amtrak.com
Book at
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$30 - $45
Premium
$190 - $270
Flexi Coach Seat
$45 - $70
Business Seat
$45 - $65
Train from Boston to Chicago Union Station
Ave. Duration
21h 53m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$100 - $150
Schedules at
amtrak.com
Book at
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$100 - $150
Premium
$330 - $460
Flexi Coach Seat
$200 - $300
Business Seat
$220 - $310
Train from Chicago Union Station to San Bernardino
Ave. Duration
40h 47m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$190 - $280
Schedules at
amtrak.com
Book at
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$190 - $280
Premium
$500 - $700
Flexi Coach Seat
$410 - $600
Business Seat
$440 - $650
Train from Chicago Union Station to Palm Springs Amtrak
Ave. Duration
2 days 14h
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$230 - $330
Schedules at
amtrak.com
Book at
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$230 - $330
Premium
$550 - $800
Flexi Coach Seat
$490 - $750
Business Seat
$500 - $750
Metrolink Trains
Phone
(800) 371-LINK (5465)
Website
metrolinktrains.com
Train from Tustin station to L. A. Union Station station
Ave. Duration
1h 8m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$0 - $11
Website
Metrolink Trains
children 5 and under with a paid adult
$0
Senior / Disabled / Medicare
$4 - $5
Student / Youth 6-18
$5 - $8
Bus operators
Beaumont Transit System
Phone
(951) 769-8530
Website
beaumontca.gov
Bus from San Bernardino Transit Center to Casino Morongo
Ave. Duration
1h
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$1 - $4
Schedules at
beaumontca.gov
Fixed Route
$2
Commuter Link 125
$4
Peter Pan Bus Lines
Phone
1-800-343-9999
Website
peterpanbus.com
Bus from South Station, Boston, MA to Port Authority Bus Terminal, New York, NY
Ave. Duration
4h 20m
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$35 - $55
Website
peterpanbus.com
Greyhound USA

Greyhound is a leading bus company based in Dallas, Texas, serving over 3800 destinations across North America, Mexico and Canada. Greyhound carries around 18 million passengers a year who travel 5.4 billion miles (8.6 billion km) a year on their fleet of around 1700 vehicles. For travel flexibility, you can board or get off a Greyhound bus at official Greyhound stations, partner stations and curbside stops. There are around 230 Greyhound stations across the US where you can both catch your bus and buy tickets, that are also available on the official website and via the mobile app.

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Contact Details
Phone
+1 214-849-8100/1-800-231-2222
Email
ifsr@greyhound.com
Website
greyhound.com
Bus from Boston to New York
Ave. Duration
4h 30m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$27 - $40
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$27 - $40
Flexible
$50 - $70
Bus from New York to El Monte
Ave. Duration
2 days 19h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$270 - $380
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$270 - $380
Flexible
$380 - $550
Bus from El Monte to Palm Springs North
Ave. Duration
2h 30m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$17 - $25
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$17 - $25
Flexible
$35 - $50
Lucky Star Bus
Phone
(888) 881-0887 / (617) 269-5468
Email
info@luckystarbus.com
Website
luckystarbus.com
Bus from Boston South Buses to New York
Ave. Duration
5h
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$35
Schedules at
luckystarbus.com
Wanda Coach
Phone
646-630-7186
Email
help@wandacoach.com
Website
wandacoach.com
Bus from New York, NY - 3 Allen St to Chicago
Ave. Duration
15h
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$50 - $100
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Other operators
Taxi from Casino Morongo to Joshua Tree
Ave. Duration
47 min
Estimated price
$140 - $170
Yellow Cab of Riverside
Phone
+1-877-321-8294
Website
yellowcabhemet.com
Lucky 777 Cab
Phone
+1 760-660-9115
Website
lucky777cab.com
Desert City Cab
Phone
+1 760-328-3000
Website
desertcitycab.com
American Cab
Phone
+1 760-300-0000

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