There are 5 ways to get from Los Angeles Airport (LAX) to Indian Wells by plane, bus, train or car

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Fly, line 111 bus  •  3h 19m

  1. Fly from Los Angeles (LAX) to Indio/Palm Springs (PSP) LAX - PSP
  2. Take the line 111 bus from Palm Cyn at Stevens to Hwy 111 at El Dorado

$120 - $506

Cheapest option

Bus  •  4h 25m

  1. Take the bus from Downtown LA to Palm Desert FlixBus

$16 - $28

3 alternative options

Train, bus  •  5h 45m

  1. Take the train from L. A. Union Station station to Montclair station San Bernardino Line
  2. Take the bus from Montclair to Palm Desert FlixBus

$24 - $38

Bus via Avalon Station  •  6h 50m

  1. Take the bus from Los Angeles to Indio

$42 - $64

Drive  •  2h 20m

  1. Drive from Los Angeles Airport (LAX) to Indian Wells 139 miles

$13 - $20

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The cheapest way to get from Los Angeles Airport (LAX) to Indian Wells is to drive which costs $13 - $20 and takes 2h 20m.

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The quickest way to get from Los Angeles Airport (LAX) to Indian Wells is to drive which costs $13 - $20 and takes 2h 20m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Los Angeles Airport (LAX) to Indian Wells. However, there are services departing from Lax and arriving at Hwy 111 at El Dorado via Downtown LA and Hwy 111 & Deep Canyon. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 4h 25m.

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The distance between Los Angeles Airport (LAX) and Indian Wells is 121 miles. The road distance is 139 miles.

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The best way to get from Los Angeles Airport (LAX) to Indian Wells without a car is to bus which takes 4h 25m and costs $15 - $29.

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It takes approximately 3h 19m to get from Los Angeles Airport (LAX) to Indian Wells, including transfers.

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Los Angeles Airport (LAX) to Indian Wells bus services, operated by Flixbus USA, depart from Downtown LA station.

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The quickest flight from Los Angeles Airport to Indio/Palm Springs Airport is the direct flight which takes 58 min.

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Los Angeles Airport (LAX) to Indian Wells bus services, operated by Flixbus USA, arrive at Palm Desert station.

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Map of how to get from Los Angeles Airport (LAX) to Indian Wells.
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  • Distance: 120.5 miles
  • Duration: 3h 19m

What companies run services between Los Angeles Airport (LAX), USA and Indian Wells, Riverside County, CA, USA?

Flixbus USA operates a bus from Downtown LA to Palm Desert 6 times a week. Tickets cost $6 - $14 and the journey takes 2h 35m.

Airlines
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Los Angeles to Indio/Palm Springs
Ave. Duration
1h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$230 - $800
Train operators
Metrolink Trains
Phone
(800) 371-LINK (5465)
Website
metrolinktrains.com
Train from L. A. Union Station station to Montclair station
Ave. Duration
1h 6m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$7 - $10
Website
Metrolink Trains
Bus operators
Sunline Transit
Phone
+1 760-343-3451
Website
sunline.org
Bus from Palm Cyn at Stevens to Hwy 111 at El Dorado
Ave. Duration
1h 3m
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$1 - $4
Schedules at
sunline.org
Flixbus USA
Phone
(855) 626-8585
Website
flixbus.com
Bus from Downtown LA to Palm Desert
Ave. Duration
2h 35m
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
$6 - $14
Schedules at
flixbus.com
Bus from Montclair to Palm Desert
Ave. Duration
1h 50m
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
$5 - $12
Schedules at
flixbus.com
EPLA Limo Express
Website
eplalimo.com
Bus from Los Angeles to Indio
Ave. Duration
3h 45m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$30 - $45
Schedules at
eplalimo.com

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Yes, the driving distance between Los Angeles Airport (LAX) to Indian Wells is 139 miles. It takes approximately 2h 20m to drive from Los Angeles Airport (LAX) to Indian Wells.

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

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There are 941+ hotels available in Indian Wells. Prices start at $100 USD per night.

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