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There are 8 ways to get from Las Vegas to Palm Desert by bus, car or plane

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Bus Greyhound USA  •  6h 9m

  1. Take the bus from Las Vegas, Nv to San Bernardino, Ca 6013 / ...
  2. Take the bus from San Bernardino, Ca to Thousand Palms 9608 / ...

$65 - $124

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Bus EPLA Limo Express  •  8h 26m

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

$53 - $78

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Bus Lux Bus America  •  8h 57m

  1. Take the bus from California Hotel and Casino to Anaheim - GardenWalk Travel Center
  2. Take the bus from Fullerton, CA to Palm Desert, CA 4984 / ...

Drive  •  4h 49m

  1. Drive from Las Vegas to Palm Desert 296.5 miles

$29 - $45

Fly to Ontario/San Bernardino, line 14 bus, bus  •  6h 24m

  1. Fly from Las Vegas (LAS) to Ontario/San Bernardino (ONT) LAS - ONT
  2. Take the line 14 bus from Fontana Metrolink to E @ Court Sb Ns
  3. Take the bus from San Bernardino, Ca to Thousand Palms

$158 - $560

Fly to Long Beach, bus  •  8h 32m

  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 Los Angeles, bus  •  8h 17m

  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  •  8h 36m

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

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The cheapest way to get from Las Vegas to Palm Desert is to drive which costs $29 - $45 and takes 4h 49m.

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The quickest way to get from Las Vegas to Palm Desert is to drive which costs $29 - $45 and takes 4h 49m.

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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 Palm Desert Amtrak Bus Stop via San Bernardino, CA and Indio Amtrak Bus Stop. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 8h 26m.

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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 6h 9m and costs $65 - $130.

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It takes approximately 6h 9m 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 55m.

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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 4h 49m to drive from Las Vegas to Palm Desert.

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  • Distance: 184.5 miles
  • Duration: 6h 9m

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, Ca and Thousand Palms in around 6h 9m.

Airlines
Southwest Airlines
Website
southwest.com
Flights from Las Vegas to Ontario/San Bernardino
Ave. Duration
1h 1m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $700
Flights from Las Vegas to Long Beach
Ave. Duration
1h 10m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$75 - $370
Flights from Las Vegas to Los Angeles
Ave. Duration
1h 16m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$75 - $380
Flights from Las Vegas to Santa Ana
Ave. Duration
1h 5m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $600
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from Las Vegas to Los Angeles
Ave. Duration
1h 14m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$55 - $420
Flights from Las Vegas to Santa Ana
Ave. Duration
1h 12m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$70 - $500
JetBlue Airways
Website
jetblue.com
Flights from Las Vegas to Long Beach
Ave. Duration
1h 4m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$55 - $380
Flights from Las Vegas to Santa Ana
Ave. Duration
1h 10m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$30 - $250
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Las Vegas to Los Angeles
Ave. Duration
1h 19m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$55 - $400
JetSuiteX
Website
x.jetsuite.com
Flights from Las Vegas to Santa Ana
Ave. Duration
1h 10m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$30 - $250
Alaska Airlines, Inc.
Website
alaskaair.com
Flights from Las Vegas to Los Angeles
Ave. Duration
1h 19m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$55 - $410
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Las Vegas to Los Angeles
Ave. Duration
1h 31m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$55 - $410
Spirit Airlines
Website
spirit.com
Flights from Las Vegas to Los Angeles
Ave. Duration
1h 12m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$50 - $310
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
3h 50m
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$27 - $65
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$27 - $45
Flexible
$50 - $65
Bus from San Bernardino, Ca to Thousand Palms
Ave. Duration
1h 10m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$12 - $28
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$12 - $19
Flexible
$22 - $28
EPLA Limo Express
Website
eplalimo.com
Bus from Las Vegas, NV to San Bernardino
Ave. Duration
4h
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$29 - $45
Schedules at
eplalimo.com
Bus from San Bernardino, CA to Indio
Ave. Duration
2h
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$23 - $35
Schedules at
eplalimo.com
Lux Bus America
Phone
+1 877-610-7870
Email
help@luxbusamerica.com
Website
luxbusamerica.com
Bus from California Hotel and Casino to Anaheim - GardenWalk Travel Center
Ave. Duration
4h 55m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$73
Schedules at
luxbusamerica.com
Book at
reservations.luxbusamerica.com
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
+1 215-856-7924
Website
amtrak.com
Bus from Fullerton, CA to Palm Desert, CA
Ave. Duration
2h 30m
Frequency
Once daily
Website
amtrak.com
OmniTrans
Phone
1-800-9-OMNIBUS
Website
omnitrans.org
Bus from Fontana Metrolink to E @ Court Sb Ns
Ave. Duration
40m
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$2
Schedules at
omnitrans.org

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

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There are 812+ hotels available in Palm Desert. Prices start at $118 USD per night.

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

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