There are 6 ways to get from Chatsworth to Joshua Tree by train, bus, car or plane

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Train, bus  •  4 h 24 min

  1. Take the train from Chatsworth station to L. A. Union Station station Ventura County Line
  2. Take the bus from LA Downtown to Palm Springs FlixBus

$112 - $142

Cheapest option

Line 901 bus, bus  •  5 h 4 min

  1. Take the line 901 bus from Chatsworth Station to North Hollywood Station 901
  2. Take the bus from LA Downtown to Palm Springs FlixBus

$107 - $136

4 alternative options

Bus  •  4 h 53 min

  1. Take the bus from Chatsworth station to Hill St. & College St. Commuter Express 419
  2. Take the bus from LA Downtown to Palm Springs FlixBus

$107 - $139

Train  •  5 h 7 min

  1. Take the train from Chatsworth station to L. A. Union Station station Ventura County Line
  2. Take the train from Los Angeles Union Station Amtrak to Palm Springs Amtrak Sunset Limited / ...

$137 - $209

Drive  •  2 h 45 min

  1. Drive from Chatsworth to Joshua Tree 156.4 miles

$15 - $23

Line 901 bus, fly  •  4 h 8 min

  1. Take the line 901 bus from Chatsworth Station to Woodley Station
  2. Fly from Los Angeles (LAX) to Indio/Palm Springs (PSP) LAX - PSP

$290 - $584

Questions & Answers

The distance between Chatsworth and Joshua Tree is 132 miles. The road distance is 156.4 miles.

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The best way to get from Chatsworth to Joshua Tree without a car is to train and bus which takes 4 h 24 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 4 h 24 min to get from Chatsworth to Joshua Tree, including transfers.

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The best way to get from Chatsworth to Joshua Tree is to bus which takes 4 h 53 min and costs . Alternatively, you can train, which costs and takes 5 h 7 min.

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The quickest flight from Los Angeles Airport to Indio/Palm Springs Airport is the direct flight which takes 55 min.

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Yes, the driving distance between Chatsworth to Joshua Tree is 156 miles. It takes approximately 2 h 45 min to drive from Chatsworth to Joshua Tree.

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United Airlines offers flights from Los Angeles Airport to Indio/Palm Springs Airport.

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There are 46+ hotels available in Joshua Tree. Prices start at $60 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Chatsworth to Joshua Tree.
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  • Distance: 131.7 miles
  • Duration: 4 h 24 min

What companies run services between Chatsworth, CA, USA and Joshua Tree, CA, USA?

You can take a bus from Chatsworth to Joshua Tree via Hill St. & College St., Alameda / College, Vignes / Cesar E Chavez, LA Downtown, and Palm Springs in around 4 h 53 min. Alternatively, you can take a train from Chatsworth to Joshua Tree via L. A. Union Station station, Los Angeles Union Station Amtrak, and Palm Springs Amtrak in around 5 h 7 min.

Airlines
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Los Angeles to Indio/Palm Springs
Ave. Duration
55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $700
Train operators
Metrolink Trains
Phone
(800) 371-LINK (5465)
Website
metrolinktrains.com
Train from Chatsworth station to L. A. Union Station station
Ave. Duration
47 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$7 - $10
Schedules at
metrolinktrains.com
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 1-800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Los Angeles Union Station Amtrak to Palm Springs Amtrak
Ave. Duration
2 h 36 min
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
$30 - $70
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$30 - $45
Flexi Coach Seat
$50 - $80
Business Coach Seat
$45 - $70
Room
$160 - $230
Bus operators
Flixbus USA
Phone
(855) 626-8585
Website
flixbus.com
Bus from LA Downtown to Palm Springs
Ave. Duration
2 h
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$5 - $13
Schedules at
flixbus.com
Ladot
Website
ladottransit.com
Bus from Chatsworth station to Hill St. & College St.
Ave. Duration
1 h 2 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$1 - $4
Schedules at
ladotbus.com
Metro Los Angeles
Website
metro.net
Bus from Chatsworth Station to North Hollywood Station
Ave. Duration
51 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$1 - $3
Schedules at
metro.net
Bus from Chatsworth Station to Woodley Station
Ave. Duration
31 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$1 - $3
Schedules at
metro.net

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