There are 6 ways to get from Los Angeles to Cathedral City by bus, train, car or plane

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Amtrak Thruway  •  4 h 16 min

  1. Take the Amtrak Thruway from Fullerton, CA to Palm Springs, CA 4968 / ...

Cheapest option

Train, bus  •  5 h 16 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

$16 - $19

4 alternative options

Bus, line 111 bus  •  4 h 51 min

  1. Take the bus from Downtown Los Angeles to Indio, CA
  2. Take the line 111 bus from Hwy111 at GolfCntr to B St at Buddy Rogers 111

$29 - $37

Bus  •  4 h 57 min

  1. Take the bus from Los Angeles to Indio

$30 - $38

Drive  •  1 h 57 min

  1. Drive from Los Angeles to Cathedral City 115.5 miles

$11 - $17

Fly  •  3 h 9 min

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

$159 - $421

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No, there is no direct bus from Los Angeles to Cathedral City. However, there are services departing from Downtown Los Angeles and arriving at B St at Buddy Rogers via Monroe at Oleander and Hwy111 at GolfCntr. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 4 h 51 min.

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The distance between Los Angeles and Cathedral City is 104 miles. The road distance is 115.5 miles.

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The best way to get from Los Angeles to Cathedral City without a car is to Amtrak Thruway which takes 4 h 16 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 4 h 16 min to get from Los Angeles to Cathedral City, including transfers.

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Los Angeles to Cathedral City bus services, operated by Tufesa, depart from Downtown Los Angeles station.

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The best way to get from Los Angeles to Cathedral City is to Amtrak Thruway which takes 4 h 16 min and costs . Alternatively, you can fly, which costs and takes 3 h 9 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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Los Angeles to Cathedral City bus services, operated by Sunline Transit, arrive at B St at Buddy Rogers station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Los Angeles to Cathedral City is 116 miles. It takes approximately 1 h 57 min to drive from Los Angeles to Cathedral City.

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

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Map of how to get from Los Angeles to Cathedral City.
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  • Distance: 104.3 miles
  • Duration: 4 h 16 min

What companies run services between Los Angeles, CA, USA and Cathedral City, CA, USA?

Amtrak operates a bus from Los Angeles to Cathedral City twice daily, and the journey takes 1 h 55 min. Alternatively, United Airlines flies from Los Angeles to Cathedral City 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
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
Bus operators
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
Tufesa
Phone
7022546899
Email
serviciosvegas@hotmail.com
Website
tufesabus.com
Bus from Downtown Los Angeles to Indio, CA
Ave. Duration
2 h 45 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$22 - $35
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Sunline Transit
Phone
+1 760-343-3451
Website
sunline.org
Bus from Hwy111 at GolfCntr to B St at Buddy Rogers
Ave. Duration
1 h 4 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 to Indio
Ave. Duration
3 h 45 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$26 - $40
Schedules at
eplalimo.com

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There are 700+ hotels available in Cathedral City. Prices start at $79 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Los Angeles to Los Angeles Airport is to train which takes 30 min and costs .

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