There are 4 ways to get from Fountain Valley to Joshua Tree National Park by bus or train

Select an option below to see step-by-step directions and to compare ticket prices and travel times in Rome2rio's travel planner.

Recommended option

Line 35 bus, bus  •  6 h 13 min

  1. Take the line 35 bus from Brookhurst-Slater to Fullerton Park And Ride Dock 10 35
  2. Take the bus from Fullerton, CA to Indio, CA 4984 / ...

Cheapest option

Bus  •  8 h 31 min

  1. Take the bus from Fullerton Park and Ride to 6th / Los Angeles 460
  2. Take the bus from Los Angeles to Indio

$29 - $50

2 alternative options

Line 70 bus, train, bus, travel  •  6 h 37 min

  1. Take the line 70 bus from Edinger-Las Flores to Tustin Metrolink Station-Dock 4 70
  2. Take the train from Tustin station to Fullerton station
  3. Take the bus from Fullerton, CA to Indio, CA
  4. Travel from Indio, CA to Joshua Tree National Park

Train, bus  •  7 h 44 min

  1. Take the train from Tustin station to San Bernardino Depot station Inland Empire - OC
  2. Take the bus from Fontana to Indio, CA

$30 - $46

Questions & Answers

The distance between Fountain Valley and Joshua Tree National Park is 119 miles.

The best way to get from Fountain Valley to Joshua Tree National Park without a car is to line 35 bus and bus which takes 6 h 13 min and costs .

More details

It takes approximately 6 h 13 min to get from Fountain Valley to Joshua Tree National Park, including transfers.

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Map of how to get from Fountain Valley to Joshua Tree National Park.
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  • Distance: 119.1 miles
  • Duration: 6 h 13 min

What companies run services between Fountain Valley, CA, USA and Joshua Tree National Park, CA, USA?

You can take a bus from Fountain Valley to Joshua Tree National Park via Fullerton Park And Ride Dock 10, Fullerton Park And Ride Dock 5, Fullerton Trans Ctr Dock 4, Fullerton, CA, and Indio, CA in around 6 h 13 min.

Train operators
Metrolink Trains
Phone
(800) 371-LINK (5465)
Website
metrolinktrains.com
Train from Tustin station to Fullerton station
Ave. Duration
29 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$5 - $8
Schedules at
metrolinktrains.com
Train from Tustin station to San Bernardino Depot station
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$9 - $13
Schedules at
metrolinktrains.com
Bus operators
OCTA
Phone
+1 714-560-6282
Website
octa.net
Bus from Brookhurst-Slater to Fullerton Park And Ride Dock 10
Ave. Duration
1 h 8 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$2 - $7
Schedules at
octa.net
Bus from Edinger-Las Flores to Tustin Metrolink Station-Dock 4
Ave. Duration
36 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$2 - $7
Schedules at
octa.net
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.

Rome2rio's guide to Amtrak
Contact Details
Phone
+1 1-800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Bus from Fullerton, CA to Indio, CA
Ave. Duration
2 h 50 min
Frequency
Once daily
Website
amtrak.com
Tufesa
Phone
7022546899
Email
serviciosvegas@hotmail.com
Website
tufesabus.com
Bus from Fontana to Indio, CA
Ave. Duration
1 h 45 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$16 - $23
Book at
GotoBus
Metro Los Angeles
Website
metro.net
Bus from Fullerton Park and Ride to 6th / Los Angeles
Ave. Duration
1 h 48 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$1 - $3
Schedules at
metro.net
EPLA Limo Express
Website
eplalimo.com
Bus from Los Angeles to Indio
Ave. Duration
3 h 45 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$26 - $40
Schedules at
eplalimo.com

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