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

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Fly to Indio/Palm Springs, line 1 bus  •  3h 22m

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

$64 - $158

Cheapest option

Bus via El Monte  •  6h 3m

  1. Take the bus from El Monte to Indio "Greyhound"

$31 - $46

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Fly to El Centro, bus  •  4h 55m

  1. Fly from Los Angeles (LAX) to El Centro (IPL) LAX - IPL
  2. Take the bus from El Centro to Indio

$84 - $124

Bus  •  5h 29m

  1. Take the bus from Los Angeles to Indio La

$40 - $62

Bus via Anaheim  •  6h 1m

  1. Take the bus from Fullerton, CA to Palm Desert, CA 4984 / ...

Train, bus  •  7h 7m

  1. Take the train from L. A. Union Station station to Fontana station San Bernardino Line
  2. Take the bus from San Bernardino, CA to Indio La

$49 - $74

Drive  •  2h 21m

  1. Drive from Los Angeles Airport (LAX) to Indian Wells 138.9 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 21m.

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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 21m.

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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 Cesar E Chavez / Vignes, Los Angeles and Hwy 111 at Las Palmas. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 5h 29m.

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The distance between Los Angeles Airport (LAX) and Indian Wells is 121 miles. The road distance is 138.9 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 5h 29m and costs $40 - $65.

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It takes approximately 3h 22m 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 45 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 139 miles. It takes approximately 2h 21m to drive from Los Angeles Airport (LAX) to Indian Wells.

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  • Distance: 120.5 miles
  • Duration: 3h 22m

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

EPLA Limo Express operates a bus from Los Angeles to Indio once daily. Tickets cost $30 - $45 and the journey takes 2h 55m.

Airlines
Southern Airways Express
Website
iflysouthern.com
Flights from Los Angeles to El Centro
Ave. Duration
1h 25m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$55 - $160
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Los Angeles to Indio/Palm Springs
Ave. Duration
45 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
$95 - $320
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from Los Angeles to Indio/Palm Springs
Ave. Duration
50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$11 - $330
Train operators
Metrolink Trains
Phone
(800) 371-LINK (5465)
Website
metrolinktrains.com
Train from L. A. Union Station station to Fontana station
Ave. Duration
1h 26m
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$8 - $13
Website
Metrolink Trains
Bus operators
Sunline Transit
Phone
+1 760-343-3451
Website
sunline.org
Bus from Palm Canyon at Stevens to Hwy 111 at El Dorado
Ave. Duration
1h 2m
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$1 - $4
Schedules at
sunline.org
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 El Centro to Indio
Ave. Duration
1h 30m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$16 - $23
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$16 - $23
Flexible
$30 - $50
Bus from El Monte to Indio
Ave. Duration
2h 45m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$19 - $27
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$19 - $27
Flexible
$35 - $55
EPLA Limo Express
Website
eplalimo.com
Bus from Los Angeles to Indio
Ave. Duration
2h 55m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$30 - $45
Schedules at
eplalimo.com
Bus from San Bernardino, CA to Indio
Ave. Duration
1h 10m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$30 - $45
Schedules at
eplalimo.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.

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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
Schedules at
amtrak.com

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United Airlines and Delta offer flights from Los Angeles Airport to Indio/Palm Springs Airport.

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