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There are 7 ways to get from Fresno to Desert Hot Springs by bus, train, car or plane

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Bus Amtrak  •  8h 5m

  1. Take the bus from Fresno Santa Fe Passenger Depot to Los Angeles Union Station Amtrak Thruway Connecting Service
  2. Take the bus from LA Downtown to Palm Springs FlixBus

$31 - $43

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Train, bus  •  8h 31m

  1. Take the train from Fresno Santa Fe Passenger Depot to Bakersfield Amtrak Station San Joaquins
  2. Take the bus from Bakersfield Amtrak Station to Palm Springs Amtrak Bus Stop Amtrak Thruway Connecting Service

Bus Greyhound USA  •  8h 42m

  1. Take the bus from Fresno, Ca to Los Angeles, Ca 1429 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Los Angeles, Ca to Thousand Palms 9608 / ...

$95 - $173

Train, bus via Los Angeles Union Station  •  9h 16m

  1. Take the train from Fresno Santa Fe Passenger Depot to Bakersfield Amtrak Station
  2. Take the bus from Bakersfield Amtrak Station to Los Angeles Union Station
  3. Take the train from Los Angeles Union Station to Palm Springs Amtrak

Drive  •  5h 27m

  1. Drive from Fresno to Desert Hot Springs 327.1 miles

$30 - $50

Fly to Indio/Palm Springs  •  5h 37m

  1. Fly from Fresno (FAT) to Indio/Palm Springs (PSP) FAT - PSP

$241 - $1,156

Fly to Los Angeles, bus  •  6h 48m

  1. Fly from Fresno (FAT) to Los Angeles (LAX) FAT - LAX
  2. Take the bus from LA Downtown to Palm Springs

$211 - $744

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The cheapest way to get from Fresno to Desert Hot Springs is to drive which costs $30 - $50 and takes 5h 27m.

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The quickest way to get from Fresno to Desert Hot Springs is to drive which costs $30 - $50 and takes 5h 27m.

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The distance between Fresno and Desert Hot Springs is 268 miles. The road distance is 327.1 miles.

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The best way to get from Fresno to Desert Hot Springs without a car is to bus which takes 8h 5m and costs $30 - $45.

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It takes approximately 8h 5m to get from Fresno to Desert Hot Springs, including transfers.

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The best way to get from Fresno to Desert Hot Springs is to bus which takes 8h 5m and costs $30 - $45. Alternatively, you can fly, which costs $240 - $1,200 and takes 5h 37m.

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There is no direct flight from Fresno Airport to Indio/Palm Springs Airport. The quickest flight takes 3h 40m and has one stopover.

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Yes, the driving distance between Fresno to Desert Hot Springs is 327 miles. It takes approximately 5h 27m to drive from Fresno to Desert Hot Springs.

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Delta, Alaska Airlines, Inc., American Airlines and United Airlines offer flights from Fresno Airport to Indio/Palm Springs Airport.

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There are 393+ hotels available in Desert Hot Springs. Prices start at $110 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Fresno to Desert Hot Springs.
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  • Distance: 267.9 miles
  • Duration: 8h 5m

What companies run services between Fresno, CA, USA and Desert Hot Springs, CA, USA?

You can take a bus from Fresno to Desert Hot Springs via Los Angeles Union Station, LA Downtown, and Palm Springs in around 8h 5m. Alternatively, United Airlines, American Airlines and two other airlines fly from Fresno to Desert Hot Springs hourly.

Airlines
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Fresno to Indio/Palm Springs via Phoenix
Ave. Duration
5h 7m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$230 - $1,100
Flights from Fresno to Indio/Palm Springs via Dallas/Ft.Worth
Ave. Duration
7h 53m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$380 - $1,400
Flights from Fresno to Los Angeles
Ave. Duration
1h 12m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $900
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Fresno to Indio/Palm Springs via San Francisco
Ave. Duration
5h 4m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$220 - $1,100
Flights from Fresno to Indio/Palm Springs via Los Angeles
Ave. Duration
6h 44m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$200 - $1,100
Flights from Fresno to Indio/Palm Springs via Denver
Ave. Duration
7h 9m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$310 - $1,400
Flights from Fresno to Indio/Palm Springs via Los Angeles, San Francisco
Ave. Duration
6h 32m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$260 - $1,200
Flights from Fresno to Los Angeles
Ave. Duration
1h 26m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $950
Alaska Airlines, Inc.
Website
alaskaair.com
Flights from Fresno to Indio/Palm Springs via Portland
Ave. Duration
5h 25m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$270 - $1,200
Flights from Fresno to Indio/Palm Springs via Portland, Seattle
Ave. Duration
7h 45m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$300 - $1,300
Flights from Fresno to Los Angeles
Ave. Duration
1h 12m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $900
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from Fresno to Indio/Palm Springs via Salt Lake City
Ave. Duration
6h 52m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$230 - $1,200
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
+1 215-856-7924
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Fresno Santa Fe Passenger Depot to Bakersfield Amtrak Station
Ave. Duration
2h 9m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$30 - $70
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$30 - $50
Flexi Coach Seat
$55 - $80
Business Coach Seat
$45 - $70
Room
$160 - $230
Train from Los Angeles Union Station to Palm Springs Amtrak
Ave. Duration
2h 36m
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
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
+1 215-856-7924
Website
amtrak.com
Bus from Fresno Santa Fe Passenger Depot to Los Angeles Union Station
Ave. Duration
4h 45m
Frequency
Once daily
Website
amtrak.com
Bus from Bakersfield Amtrak Station to Palm Springs Amtrak Bus Stop
Ave. Duration
5h 5m
Frequency
Twice daily
Website
amtrak.com
Bus from Bakersfield Amtrak Station to Los Angeles Union Station
Ave. Duration
2h 20m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Website
amtrak.com
Flixbus USA
Phone
(855) 626-8585
Website
flixbus.com
Bus from LA Downtown to Palm Springs
Ave. Duration
2h 5m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$5 - $13
Schedules at
flixbus.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.

Rome2rio's guide to Greyhound USA
Contact Details
Phone
+1 214-849-8100/1-800-231-2222
Email
ifsr@greyhound.com
Website
greyhound.com
Bus from Fresno, Ca to Los Angeles, Ca
Ave. Duration
4h 20m
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$26 - $65
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$26 - $45
Flexible
$45 - $65
Bus from Los Angeles, Ca to Thousand Palms
Ave. Duration
3h 5m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$18 - $45
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$18 - $27
Flexible
$30 - $45
ACN Autobuses
Phone
(01)66429904887
Email
clientes@acnautobuses.com
Website
acnautobuses.com
Bus from Fresno to Los Angeles
Ave. Duration
5h 1m
Frequency
Twice daily
Schedules at
acnautobuses.com

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