There are 11 ways to get from Las Vegas to Palm Desert by bus, train, car 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.

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Bus EPLA Limo Express  •  7 h 47 min

  1. Take the bus from Las Vegas, NV to San Bernardino
  2. Take the bus from San Bernardino, CA to Indio

$56 - $81

Cheapest option

Bus Megabus  •  9 h 19 min

  1. Take the bus from Las Vegas, CA to Riverside, CA
  2. Take the bus from RTA Metrolink Station at Vine to Town Center & Hahn 220

$31 - $44

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Bus Greyhound USA  •  8 h 33 min

  1. Take the bus from Las Vegas, Nv to San Bernardino, Ca 6005 / ...
  2. Take the bus from 2nd at Commerce to Town Center & Hahn 220

$33 - $72

Bus Greyhound USA #2  •  8 h 59 min

  1. Take the bus from Las Vegas, Nv to San Bernardino, Ca 6005 / ...
  2. Take the bus from San Bernardino, CA to Indio

$57 - $106

Bus, train  •  10 h 16 min

  1. Take the bus from Las Vegas, Nv to Barstow, Ca
  2. Take the bus from Barstow, Ca to Victorville, Ca
  3. Take the train from Victorville Victor Valley Transit Center to San Bernardino Amtrak
  4. Take the bus from 2nd at Commerce to Town Center & Hahn 220

$62 - $127

Drive  •  4 h 49 min

  1. Drive from Las Vegas to Palm Desert 296.5 miles

$29 - $45

Fly to Ontario/San Bernardino, bus, line 80 bus, line 111 bus  •  7 h 45 min

  1. Fly from Las Vegas (LAS) to Ontario/San Bernardino (ONT) LAS - ONT
  2. Take the bus from Fontana to Indio, CA
  3. Take the line 80 bus from Monroe at Oleander to Hwy 111 at Flower
  4. Take the line 111 bus from Hwy111 at GolfCntr to Hwy 111 at San Luis Rey

$140 - $527

Fly to Los Angeles, bus  •  8 h 16 min

  1. Fly from Las Vegas (LAS) to Los Angeles (LAX) LAS - LAX
  2. Take the bus from Fullerton, CA to Palm Desert, CA

Fly to Santa Ana, bus  •  8 h 31 min

  1. Fly from Las Vegas (LAS) to Santa Ana (SNA) LAS - SNA
  2. Take the bus from Fullerton, CA to Palm Desert, CA

Fly to Long Beach, bus  •  8 h 54 min

  1. Fly from Las Vegas (LAS) to Long Beach (LGB) LAS - LGB
  2. Take the bus from Fullerton, CA to Palm Desert, CA

Fly to Burbank, bus  •  8 h 57 min

  1. Fly from Las Vegas (LAS) to Burbank (BUR) LAS - BUR
  2. Take the bus from Fullerton, CA to Palm Desert, CA

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No, there is no direct bus from Las Vegas to Palm Desert. However, there are services departing from Las Vegas, NV and arriving at Hwy 111 at San Luis Rey via San Bernardino, CA and Hwy 111 at Las Palmas. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 7 h 47 min.

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The distance between Las Vegas and Palm Desert is 184 miles. The road distance is 296.5 miles.

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The best way to get from Las Vegas to Palm Desert without a car is to bus which takes 7 h 47 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 7 h 47 min to get from Las Vegas to Palm Desert, including transfers.

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Las Vegas to Palm Desert bus services, operated by EPLA Limo Express, depart from Las Vegas, NV station.

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The quickest flight from Las Vegas Airport to Ontario/San Bernardino Airport is the direct flight which takes 55 min.

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Las Vegas to Palm Desert bus services, operated by EPLA Limo Express, arrive at Indio station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Las Vegas to Palm Desert is 296 miles. It takes approximately 4 h 49 min to drive from Las Vegas to Palm Desert.

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

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

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Map of how to get from Las Vegas to Palm Desert.
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  • Distance: 184.5 miles
  • Duration: 7 h 47 min

What companies run services between Las Vegas, NV, USA and Palm Desert, CA, USA?

You can take a bus from Las Vegas to Palm Desert via San Bernardino, San Bernardino, CA, Indio, and Hwy 111 at Las Palmas in around 7 h 47 min.

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 12 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$75 - $380
Flights from Las Vegas to Santa Ana
Ave. Duration
1 h 2 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $600
Flights from Las Vegas to Long Beach
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$75 - $370
Flights from Las Vegas to Burbank
Ave. Duration
1 h 3 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $700
JetBlue Airways
Website
jetblue.com
Flights from Las Vegas to Santa Ana
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$30 - $250
Flights from Las Vegas to Long Beach
Ave. Duration
1 h 6 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$55 - $380
Flights from Las Vegas to Burbank
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$29 - $240
JetSuiteX
Website
x.jetsuite.com
Flights from Las Vegas to Santa Ana
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$30 - $250
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 14 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$55 - $420
Flights from Las Vegas to Santa Ana
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$70 - $500
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Las Vegas to Los Angeles
Ave. Duration
1 h 23 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$55 - $400
Alaska Airlines, Inc.
Website
alaskaair.com
Flights from Las Vegas to Los Angeles
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$55 - $410
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Las Vegas to Los Angeles
Ave. Duration
1 h 21 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 Victorville Victor Valley Transit Center to San Bernardino Amtrak
Ave. Duration
1 h 13 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$23 - $45
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$23 - $35
Flexi Coach Seat
$40 - $60
Business Coach Seat
$30 - $45
Room
$130 - $190
Bus operators
EPLA Limo Express
Website
eplalimo.com
Bus from Las Vegas, NV to San Bernardino
Ave. Duration
4 h
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$29 - $45
Schedules at
eplalimo.com
Bus from San Bernardino, CA to Indio
Ave. Duration
2 h
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$23 - $35
Schedules at
eplalimo.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.

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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
4 h 45 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$27 - $65
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$27 - $45
Flexible
$50 - $65
Bus from Las Vegas, Nv to Barstow, Ca
Ave. Duration
2 h 40 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$21 - $50
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$21 - $35
Flexible
$35 - $50
Bus from Barstow, Ca to Victorville, Ca
Ave. Duration
35 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$10 - $22
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$10 - $14
Flexible
$17 - $22
Sunline Transit
Phone
+1 760-343-3451
Website
sunline.org
Bus from 2nd at Commerce to Town Center & Hahn
Ave. Duration
1 h 6 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$3
Schedules at
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
Bus from Monroe at Oleander to Hwy 111 at Flower
Ave. Duration
18 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$3
Schedules at
sunline.org
Bus from Hwy111 at GolfCntr to Hwy 111 at San Luis Rey
Ave. Duration
39 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$3
Schedules at
sunline.org
Tufesa
Phone
7022546899
Email
serviciosvegas@hotmail.com
Website
tufesabus.com
Bus from Fontana to Indio, CA
Ave. Duration
1 h 45 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$16 - $23
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GotoBus
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 1-800-872-7245
Website
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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The best way to get from Las Vegas to Las Vegas Airport is to bus which takes 21 min and costs .

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