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There are 4 ways to get from Joshua Tree to Union Station by taxi, bus, train, car or plane

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Taxi, bus  •  2 h 33 min

  1. Take a taxi from Joshua Tree to Palm Springs
  2. Take the bus from Palm Springs to LA Downtown FlixBus

$107 - $133

3 alternative options

Train  •  4 h 17 min

  1. Take the train from Palm Springs Amtrak to Los Angeles Union Station Sunset Limited / ...

$135 - $194

Drive  •  2 h 13 min

  1. Drive from Joshua Tree to Union Station 126.9 miles

$12 - $18

Fly  •  2 h 57 min

  1. Fly from Indio/Palm Springs (PSP) to Los Angeles (LAX) PSP - LAX

$287 - $572

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The cheapest way to get from Joshua Tree to Union Station is to drive which costs $12 - $18 and takes 2 h 13 min.

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The quickest way to get from Joshua Tree to Union Station is to drive which costs $12 - $18 and takes 2 h 13 min.

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The distance between Joshua Tree and Union Station is 111 miles. The road distance is 126.9 miles.

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The best way to get from Joshua Tree to Union Station without a car is to taxi and bus which takes 2 h 33 min and costs $100 - $140.

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It takes approximately 2 h 33 min to get from Joshua Tree to Union Station, including transfers.

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The best way to get from Joshua Tree to Union Station is to train which takes 4 h 17 min and costs $130 - $200. Alternatively, you can fly, which costs $280 - $600 and takes 2 h 57 min.

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The quickest flight from Indio/Palm Springs Airport to Los Angeles Airport is the direct flight which takes 1 h 10 min.

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Yes, the driving distance between Joshua Tree to Union Station is 127 miles. It takes approximately 2 h 13 min to drive from Joshua Tree to Union Station.

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

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There are 2596+ hotels available in Union Station. Prices start at $102 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Joshua Tree to Union Station.
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  • Distance: 110.7 miles
  • Duration: 2 h 33 min

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

Amtrak operates a train from Joshua Tree to Union Station 6 times a week. Tickets cost $30 - $70 and the journey takes 3 h 33 min. Alternatively, United Airlines flies from Joshua Tree to Union Station once daily.

Airlines
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Indio/Palm Springs to Los Angeles
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $700
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 Palm Springs Amtrak to Los Angeles Union Station
Ave. Duration
3 h 33 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 Palm Springs to LA Downtown
Ave. Duration
1 h 45 min
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$5 - $13
Schedules at
flixbus.com
Other operators
Taxi from Joshua Tree to Palm Springs
Ave. Duration
37 min
Estimated price
$100 - $120
Cloud 29 Cab Co
Phone
+1 760-401-2460
Website
cloud29cab.com
Desert Sun Cab
Phone
+1 760-475-2310
Website
desertsuncab.net
American Cab Co
Phone
+1 760-368-1000
Website
callamericancab.com
Desert City Cab
Phone
+1 760-328-3000
Website
desertcitycab.com
Lucky 777 Cab
Phone
+1 760-660-9115
Website
lucky777cab.com
American Cab
Phone
+1 760-300-0000
Website
facebook.com

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The best way to get from Joshua Tree to Indio/Palm Springs Airport is to taxi which takes 52 min and costs $130 - $170.

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