There are 2 ways to get from Fullerton to Palm Desert by bus or car

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Bus  •  2 h 30 min

  1. Take the bus from Fullerton, CA to Palm Desert, CA 4984 / ...

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Drive  •  1 h 48 min

  1. Drive from Fullerton to Palm Desert 106.8 miles

$10 - $16

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Fullerton, CA and arriving at Palm Desert, CA. Services depart once daily, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 2 h 30 min.

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The distance between Fullerton and Palm Desert is 90 miles. The road distance is 106.8 miles.

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The best way to get from Fullerton to Palm Desert without a car is to bus which takes 2 h 30 min and costs .

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The bus from Fullerton, CA to Palm Desert, CA takes 2 h 30 min including transfers and departs once daily.

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Fullerton to Palm Desert bus services, operated by Amtrak, depart from Fullerton, CA station.

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Fullerton to Palm Desert bus services, operated by Amtrak, arrive at Palm Desert, CA station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Fullerton to Palm Desert is 107 miles. It takes approximately 1 h 48 min to drive from Fullerton to Palm Desert.

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There are 616+ hotels available in Palm Desert. Prices start at $72 USD per night.

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  • Distance: 90 miles
  • Duration: 2 h 30 min

What companies run services between Fullerton, CA, USA and Palm Desert, CA, USA?

Amtrak operates a bus from Fullerton to Palm Desert once daily, and the journey takes 2 h 30 min.

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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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+1 1-800-872-7245
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amtrak.com
Bus from Fullerton, CA to Palm Desert, CA
Ave. Duration
2 h 30 min
Frequency
Once daily
Website
amtrak.com

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