There are 7 ways to get from Las Vegas to Joshua Tree by bus, car, plane or train

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Bus, drive  •  5 h 12 min

  1. Take the bus from Las Vegas, Nv to San Bernardino, Ca 6013 / ...
  2. Drive from San Bernardino, Ca to Joshua Tree

$34 - $75

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Bus, drive via Sandalwood Dr  •  7 h 26 min

  1. Take the bus from Las Vegas, Nv to San Bernardino, Ca
  2. Take the bus from E St & Court St to Sandalwood Dr 5
  3. Drive from Sandalwood Dr to Joshua Tree

$37 - $84

Bus, drive via Oak Ln & F St  •  8 h 10 min

  1. Take the bus from Las Vegas, Nv to San Bernardino, Ca
  2. Take the bus from E St & Court St to Sandalwood Dr 5
  3. Drive from Oak Ln & F St to Joshua Tree

$39 - $90

Drive  •  4 h 18 min

  1. Drive from Las Vegas to Joshua Tree 241.5 miles

$23 - $35

Fly to Ontario/San Bernardino, train  •  5 h 57 min

  1. Fly from Las Vegas (LAS) to Ontario/San Bernardino (ONT) LAS - ONT
  2. Take the train from Ontario Amtrak to Palm Springs Amtrak

$244 - $683

Fly to Los Angeles, bus  •  6 h 40 min

  1. Fly from Las Vegas (LAS) to Los Angeles (LAX) LAS - LAX
  2. Take the bus from LA Downtown to Palm Springs

$157 - $337

Fly to Burbank, bus  •  7 h 11 min

  1. Fly from Las Vegas (LAS) to Burbank (BUR) LAS - BUR
  2. Take the bus from LA Downtown to Palm Springs

$226 - $646

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The cheapest way to get from Las Vegas to Joshua Tree is to drive which costs $23 - $35 and takes 4 h 18 min.

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The quickest way to get from Las Vegas to Joshua Tree is to drive which costs $23 - $35 and takes 4 h 18 min.

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The distance between Las Vegas and Joshua Tree is 157 miles. The road distance is 241.5 miles.

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It takes approximately 5 h 12 min to get from Las Vegas to Joshua Tree, including transfers.

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The quickest flight from Las Vegas Airport to Ontario/San Bernardino Airport is the direct flight which takes 50 min.

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Yes, the driving distance between Las Vegas to Joshua Tree is 241 miles. It takes approximately 4 h 18 min to drive from Las Vegas to Joshua Tree.

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Southwest Airlines offers flights from Las Vegas Airport to Ontario/San Bernardino Airport.

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There are 42+ hotels available in Joshua Tree. Prices start at $59 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Las Vegas to Las Vegas Airport is to bus which takes 21 min and costs $6.

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Map of how to get from Las Vegas to Joshua Tree.
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  • Distance: 156.8 miles
  • Duration: 5 h 12 min

What companies run services between Las Vegas, NV, USA and Joshua Tree, CA, USA?

There is no direct connection from Las Vegas to Joshua Tree. However, you can take the bus to San Bernardino, Ca then take the drive to Joshua Tree. Alternatively, you can take the bus to San Bernardino, Ca, take the walk to E St & Court St, take the bus to Sandalwood Dr, then take the drive to Joshua Tree.

Airlines
Southwest Airlines
Website
southwest.com
Flights from Las Vegas to Ontario/San Bernardino
Ave. Duration
55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $700
Flights from Las Vegas to Los Angeles
Ave. Duration
1 h 13 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$75 - $380
Flights from Las Vegas to Burbank
Ave. Duration
1 h 4 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $700
JetSuiteX
Website
x.jetsuite.com
Flights from Las Vegas to Burbank
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$29 - $240
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from Las Vegas to Los Angeles
Ave. Duration
1 h 21 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$55 - $420
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Las Vegas to Los Angeles
Ave. Duration
1 h 22 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$55 - $400
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Las Vegas to Los Angeles
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$55 - $410
Alaska Airlines, Inc.
Website
alaskaair.com
Flights from Las Vegas to Los Angeles
Ave. Duration
1 h 23 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$55 - $410
Spirit Airlines
Website
spirit.com
Flights from Las Vegas to Los Angeles
Ave. Duration
1 h 14 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$50 - $310
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 1-800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Ontario Amtrak to Palm Springs Amtrak
Ave. Duration
1 h 42 min
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
$26 - $55
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$26 - $40
Flexi Coach Seat
$45 - $70
Business Coach Seat
$35 - $55
Room
$140 - $210
Bus operators
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.

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Contact Details
Phone
+1 214-849-8100/1-800-231-2222
Email
ifsr@greyhound.com
Website
greyhound.com
Bus from Las Vegas, Nv to San Bernardino, Ca
Ave. Duration
3 h 50 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$27 - $65
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$27 - $45
Flexible
$50 - $65
Mountain Transit
Phone
+1 909-878-5200
Website
mountaintransit.org
Bus from E St & Court St to Sandalwood Dr
Ave. Duration
1 h 23 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$4 - $10
Schedules at
mountaintransit.org
Flixbus USA
Phone
(855) 626-8585
Website
flixbus.com
Bus from LA Downtown to Palm Springs
Ave. Duration
1 h 45 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$5 - $13
Schedules at
flixbus.com

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