There are 7 ways to get from Los Angeles Airport (LAX) to Indian Wells by plane, bus, train, tram or car

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Fly, line 111 bus  •  2 h 36 min

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

$159 - $410

Cheapest option

Train, bus  •  6 h 43 min

  1. Take the train from L. A. Union Station station to Riverside-Downtown station Riverside Line / ...
  2. Take the bus from RTA Metrolink Station at Vine to Town Center & Hahn 220

$22 - $28

5 alternative options

Bus Amtrak  •  6 h 9 min

  1. Take the bus from Fullerton, CA to La Quinta, CA 4984

Bus EPLA Limo Express  •  6 h 32 min

  1. Take the bus from Los Angeles to Indio

$39 - $56

Bus, tram, line 80 bus, line 111 bus  •  7 h 1 min

  1. Take the bus from Tom Bradley Int’l Terminal to Patsaouras Transit Plaza
  2. Take the tram from Union Station - Metro Gold Line to Maravilla Station
  3. Take the bus from East Los Angeles to Indio, CA
  4. Take the line 80 bus from Monroe at Oleander to Hwy 111 at Flower 80
  5. Take the line 111 bus from Hwy111 at GolfCntr to Hwy 111 at El Dorado 111

$27 - $43

Train, bus via Walmart  •  7 h 19 min

  1. Take the train from L. A. Union Station station to San Bernardino-Downtown station San Bernardino Line
  2. Take the bus from 2nd at Commerce to Town Center & Hahn 220

$23 - $31

Drive  •  2 h 32 min

  1. Drive from Los Angeles Airport (LAX) to Indian Wells 139.8 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 2 h 32 min.

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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 2 h 32 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Los Angeles Airport (LAX) to Indian Wells. However, there are services departing from Tom Bradley Int’l Terminal and arriving at Hwy 111 at El Dorado via Patsaouras Transit Plaza, Los Angeles and Hwy 111 at Las Palmas. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 6 h 32 min.

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The distance between Los Angeles Airport (LAX) and Indian Wells is 121 miles. The road distance is 139.8 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 6 h 9 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 2 h 36 min 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 EPLA Limo Express, depart from Los Angeles station.

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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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Los Angeles Airport (LAX) to Indian Wells bus services, operated by EPLA Limo Express, arrive at Indio station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Los Angeles Airport (LAX) to Indian Wells is 140 miles. It takes approximately 2 h 32 min 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 615+ hotels available in Indian Wells. Prices start at $75 USD per night.

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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: 2 h 36 min

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

Amtrak operates a bus from Los Angeles Airport (LAX) to Indian Wells once daily, and the journey takes 2 h 40 min.

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
Metrolink Trains
Phone
(800) 371-LINK (5465)
Website
metrolinktrains.com
Train from L. A. Union Station station to Riverside-Downtown station
Ave. Duration
1 h 27 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$10 - $14
Schedules at
metrolinktrains.com
Train from L. A. Union Station station to San Bernardino-Downtown station
Ave. Duration
1 h 47 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$10 - $14
Schedules at
metrolinktrains.com
Bus operators
Sunline Transit
Phone
+1 760-343-3451
Website
sunline.org
Bus from B St at Buddy Rogers to Hwy 111 at El Dorado
Ave. Duration
37 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
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 El Dorado
Ave. Duration
32 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$3
Schedules at
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
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 La Quinta, CA
Ave. Duration
2 h 40 min
Frequency
Once daily
Website
amtrak.com
EPLA Limo Express
Website
eplalimo.com
Bus from Los Angeles to Indio
Ave. Duration
3 h 45 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$26 - $40
Schedules at
eplalimo.com
LAX FlyAway
Website
lawa.org
Bus from Tom Bradley Int’l Terminal to Patsaouras Transit Plaza
Ave. Duration
44 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$8 - $11
Schedules at
lawa.org
Tufesa
Phone
7022546899
Email
serviciosvegas@hotmail.com
Website
tufesabus.com
Bus from East Los Angeles to Indio, CA
Ave. Duration
2 h 39 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$10 - $25
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Tufesa
Plus
$10 - $16
Platinum
$16 - $22
Ejecutivo
$17 - $24

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