There are 6 ways to get from Los Angeles Airport (LAX) to La Quinta by plane, bus, train or car

Select an option below to see step-by-step directions and to compare ticket prices and travel times in Rome2rio's travel planner.

Recommended option

Fly, line 111 bus  •  3 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 Adams

$162 - $412

Cheapest option

Bus EPLA Limo Express  •  5 h 33 min

  1. Take the bus from Los Angeles, CA to Indio

$41 - $56

4 alternative options

Bus Amtrak  •  6 h 36 min

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

Bus Amtrak #2  •  6 h 57 min

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

Train, bus  •  7 h 58 min

  1. Take the train from Los Angeles Union Station Amtrak to Riverside Amtrak Southwest Chief
  2. Take the bus from RTA Metrolink Station at Vine to Town Center & Hahn 220

$43 - $69

Drive  •  2 h 38 min

  1. Drive from Los Angeles Airport (LAX) to La Quinta 144.6 miles

$14 - $21

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Los Angeles Airport (LAX) to La Quinta is to drive which costs $14 - $21 and takes 2 h 38 min.

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The quickest way to get from Los Angeles Airport (LAX) to La Quinta is to drive which costs $14 - $21 and takes 2 h 38 min.

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The distance between Los Angeles Airport (LAX) and La Quinta is 123 miles. The road distance is 144.6 miles.

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It takes approximately 3 h 36 min to get from Los Angeles Airport (LAX) to La Quinta, including transfers.

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No, there is no direct bus from Los Angeles Airport (LAX) to La Quinta. However, there are services departing from Tom Bradley Int’l Terminal and arriving at Eisenhower at Calle Chihuahua via Los Angeles Union Station Amtrak, Fullerton, CA and Adams St at Hwy 111. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 6 h 57 min.

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

EPLA Limo Express operates a bus from Los Angeles Airport (LAX) to La Quinta every 2 hours. Tickets cost $27 - $40 and the journey takes 2 h 19 min.

Airlines
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Los Angeles to Indio/Palm Springs
Ave. Duration
50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $700
Train operators
Amtrak
Rome2rio's guide to Amtrak
Contact Details
Phone
+1 1-800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Los Angeles Union Station Amtrak to Riverside Amtrak
Ave. Duration
1 h 16 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$25 - $50
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$25 - $40
Flexi Coach Seat
$45 - $65
Business Coach Seat
$35 - $50
Room
$140 - $200
Bus operators
Sunline Transit
Website
sunline.org
Bus from B St at Buddy Rogers to Hwy 111 at Adams
Ave. Duration
50 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
EPLA Limo Express
Website
eplalimo.com
Bus from Los Angeles, CA to Indio
Ave. Duration
2 h 19 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$27 - $40
Schedules at
eplalimo.com

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