There are 5 ways to get from Long Beach to Palm Springs by bus, tram, car or plane

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Bus, Amtrak Thruway  •  4 h 13 min

  1. Take the bus from Long Beach, Ca to Anaheim, Ca 9473 / ...
  2. Take the Amtrak Thruway from Fullerton, CA to Palm Springs, CA 4968 / ...

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Fly  •  3 h 25 min

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

$162 - $423

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Line 50 bus, Amtrak Thruway  •  5 h 13 min

  1. Take the line 50 bus from 7Th-Channel to Katella-Harbor 50
  2. Take the Amtrak Thruway from Fullerton, CA to Palm Springs, CA 4968 / ...

Tram, Amtrak Thruway  •  5 h 38 min

  1. Take the tram from Downtown Long Beach Station to 7th Street / Metro Center Station - Metro Blue & Expo Lines Metro Blue Line
  2. Take the Amtrak Thruway from Fullerton, CA to Palm Springs, CA 4968 / ...

Drive  •  1 h 56 min

  1. Drive from Long Beach to Palm Springs 110.7 miles

$10 - $16

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No, there is no direct bus from Long Beach to Palm Springs. However, there are services departing from First & Shelter H S and arriving at Palm Springs, CA via 7Th-Channel, Harbor-Katella and Fullerton, CA. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 5 h 13 min.

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The distance between Long Beach and Palm Springs is 95 miles. The road distance is 110.7 miles.

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The best way to get from Long Beach to Palm Springs without a car is to bus and Amtrak Thruway which takes 4 h 13 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 4 h 13 min to get from Long Beach to Palm Springs, including transfers.

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Long Beach to Palm Springs bus services, operated by OCTA, depart from 7Th-Channel station.

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The best way to get from Long Beach to Palm Springs is to bus and Amtrak Thruway which takes 4 h 13 min and costs . Alternatively, you can fly, which costs and takes 3 h 25 min.

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The quickest flight from Los Angeles Airport to Indio/Palm Springs Airport is the direct flight which takes 55 min.

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Long Beach to Palm Springs bus services, operated by Amtrak, arrive at Palm Springs, CA station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Long Beach to Palm Springs is 111 miles. It takes approximately 1 h 56 min to drive from Long Beach to Palm Springs.

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

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  • Distance: 95 miles
  • Duration: 4 h 13 min

What companies run services between Long Beach, CA, USA and Palm Springs, CA, USA?

You can take a bus from Long Beach to Palm Springs via Anaheim, Ca, Anaheim Amtrak, Fullerton Transportation Center, and Fullerton, CA in around 4 h 13 min. Alternatively, United Airlines flies from Long Beach to Palm Springs once daily.

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
Metro Los Angeles
Website
metro.net
Tram from Downtown Long Beach Station to 7th Street / Metro Center Station - Metro Blue & Expo Lines
Ave. Duration
58 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$2
Schedules at
metro.net
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 Long Beach, Ca to Anaheim, Ca
Ave. Duration
40 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$9 - $19
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$9 - $13
Flexible
$15 - $19
Greyhound Mexico
Phone
01-800 890 6821
Website
greyhound.com.mx
Bus from Long Beach to Anaheim
Ave. Duration
40 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$35 - $50
Schedules at
greyhound.com.mx
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
Bus from Fullerton, CA to Palm Springs, CA
Ave. Duration
1 h 55 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Website
amtrak.com
OCTA
Phone
+1 714-560-6282
Website
octa.net
Bus from 7Th-Channel to Katella-Harbor
Ave. Duration
56 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$2 - $7
Schedules at
octa.net

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There are 494+ hotels available in Palm Springs. Prices start at $79 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Long Beach to Los Angeles Airport is to bus which takes 52 min and costs .

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