There are 5 ways to get from Irvine to Joshua Tree National Park by train, bus or plane

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

Train, bus, travel  •  4 h 41 min

  1. Take the train from Tustin station to Riverside-Downtown station
  2. Take the bus from Riverside Metro Link Sb Lat to San Bernardino Transit Center 215 / ...
  3. Take the bus from San Bernardino to Indio
  4. Travel from Indio to Joshua Tree National Park

Cheapest option

Line 167 bus, bus  •  8 h 20 min

  1. Take the line 167 bus from Culver-Michelson to Canal-Meats 167
  2. Take the bus from Village of Orange Zone 5 to Vine St Layover 200
  3. Take the bus from RTA Metrolink Station at Vine to Town Center & Hahn 220

$9 - $16

3 alternative options

Bus via Sbx- E St @ Court Sb Fs  •  5 h 55 min

  1. Take the bus from Main-Harvard to Artic - Dock 1 53 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Anaheim, Ca to San Bernardino, Ca
  3. Take the bus from San Bernardino to Indio

$40 - $71

Bus Amtrak  •  6 h 6 min

  1. Take the bus from Main-Culver to Artic - Dock 1 53 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Fullerton, CA to Indio, CA 4984

Bus, fly, travel  •  5 h 2 min

  1. Take the bus from Disneyland Hotel to Los Angeles Airport, CA
  2. Fly from Los Angeles (LAX) to Indio/Palm Springs (PSP) LAX - PSP
  3. Travel from Indio/Palm Springs to Joshua Tree National Park

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

You can take a bus from Irvine to Joshua Tree National Park via Artic - Dock 1, Anaheim, Ca, San Bernardino, Ca, Sbx- E St @ Court Sb Fs, Sbx- E St @ Rialto Sb Fs, Sb Transit Center #6, Gst @ Oak Sb Ns, San Bernardino, and Indio in around 5 h 55 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
Bus operators
OmniTrans
Phone
1-800-9-OMNIBUS
Website
omnitrans.org
Bus from Riverside Metro Link Sb Lat to San Bernardino Transit Center
Ave. Duration
25 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$2
Schedules at
omnitrans.org
Riverside Transit Agency
Website
riversidetransit.com
Bus from Vine St Layover to San Bernardino Transit Center
Ave. Duration
23 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$1 - $3
Schedules at
riversidetransit.com
Bus from Village of Orange Zone 5 to Vine St Layover
Ave. Duration
1 h 8 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$1 - $3
Schedules at
riversidetransit.com
EPLA Limo Express
Website
eplalimo.com
Bus from San Bernardino to Indio
Ave. Duration
1 h
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$23 - $35
Schedules at
eplalimo.com
Orange County Transportation
Website
octa.net
Bus from Main-Harvard to Artic - Dock 1
Ave. Duration
53 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$2 - $7
Schedules at
octa.net
Bus from Main-Culver to Artic - Dock 1
Ave. Duration
57 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$2 - $7
Schedules at
octa.net
Bus from Culver-Michelson to Canal-Meats
Ave. Duration
1 h 18 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$2 - $7
Schedules at
octa.net
Greyhound USA
Phone
+1 214-849-8100
Email
ifsr@greyhound.com
Website
greyhound.com
Bus from Anaheim, Ca to San Bernardino, Ca
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$11 - $25
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$11 - $16
Flexible
$19 - $25
Sunline Transit
Website
sunline.org
Bus from RTA Metrolink Station at Vine to Town Center & Hahn
Ave. Duration
2 h 16 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$3
Schedules at
sunline.org
Gray Line AH
Phone
(714) 978-8855
Website
dre.coachusa.com
Bus from Disneyland Hotel to Los Angeles Airport, CA
Ave. Duration
1 h
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$25 - $35
Schedules at
dre.coachusa.com
Book at
dre.coachusa.com

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Questions & Answers

How far is it from Irvine to Joshua Tree National Park?

The distance between Irvine and Joshua Tree National Park is 179 km.

What is the cheapest way to get from Irvine to Joshua Tree National Park?

The cheapest way to get from Irvine to Joshua Tree National Park is to line 167 bus and bus which costs $9 - $16 and takes 8 h 20 min.

What is the fastest way to get from Irvine to Joshua Tree National Park?

The quickest way to get from Irvine to Joshua Tree National Park is to bus which takes 5 h 55 min and costs $40 - $75.

How long does it take to get from Irvine to Joshua Tree National Park?

It takes approximately 4 h 41 min to get from Irvine to Joshua Tree National Park, including transfers.