There are 3 ways to get from Los Angeles to Desert Hot Springs by train, car or plane

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

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Train  •  2 h 47 min

  1. Take the train from Los Angeles Union Station Amtrak to Palm Springs Amtrak Sunset Limited / ...

$59 - $101

2 alternative options

Drive  •  1 h 51 min

  1. Drive from Los Angeles to Desert Hot Springs 108.7 miles

$10 - $16

Fly  •  3 h 20 min

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

$159 - $421

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The cheapest way to get from Los Angeles to Desert Hot Springs is to drive which costs $10 - $16 and takes 1 h 51 min.

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The quickest way to get from Los Angeles to Desert Hot Springs is to drive which costs $10 - $16 and takes 1 h 51 min.

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The distance between Los Angeles and Desert Hot Springs is 100 miles. The road distance is 108.7 miles.

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It takes approximately 2 h 47 min to get from Los Angeles to Desert Hot Springs, including transfers.

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The nearest airport to Desert Hot Springs is Indio/Palm Springs (PSP) Airport which is 9.6 miles away. Other nearby airports include Ontario/San Bernardino (ONT) (63.4 miles), Santa Ana (SNA) (80.7 miles), San Diego (SAN) (94.5 miles) and Los Angeles (LAX) (109.8 miles).

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Map of how to get from Los Angeles to Desert Hot Springs.
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  • Distance: 100.4 miles
  • Duration: 2 h 47 min

What companies run services between Los Angeles, CA, USA and Desert Hot Springs, CA, USA?

Amtrak operates a train from Los Angeles to Desert Hot Springs 6 times a week. Tickets cost $30 - $70 and the journey takes 2 h 36 min. Alternatively, United Airlines flies from Los Angeles to Desert Hot Springs 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
Amtrak
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Phone
+1 1-800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Los Angeles Union Station Amtrak to Palm Springs Amtrak
Ave. Duration
2 h 36 min
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
$30 - $70
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$30 - $45
Flexi Coach Seat
$50 - $80
Business Coach Seat
$45 - $70
Room
$160 - $230

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