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There are 5 ways to get from Los Angeles to Desert Hot Springs by bus, train, night bus, car or plane

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Bus  •  1 h 54 min

  1. Take the bus from LA Downtown to Palm Springs FlixBus

$31 - $43

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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

Night bus  •  1 h 54 min

  1. Take the night bus from LA Downtown to Palm Springs FlixBus

$31 - $43

Drive  •  1 h 51 min

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

$10 - $16

Fly  •  3 h 15 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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The best way to get from Los Angeles to Desert Hot Springs without a car is to bus which takes 1 h 54 min and costs $30 - $45.

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It takes approximately 1 h 54 min to get from Los Angeles to Desert Hot Springs, including transfers.

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The best way to get from Los Angeles to Desert Hot Springs is to bus which takes 1 h 54 min and costs $30 - $45. Alternatively, you can train, which costs $55 - $110 and takes 2 h 47 min, you could also fly, which costs $150 - $430 and takes 3 h 15 min.

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The quickest flight from Los Angeles Airport to Indio/Palm Springs Airport is the direct flight which takes 50 min.

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Yes, the driving distance between Los Angeles to Desert Hot Springs is 109 miles. It takes approximately 1 h 51 min to drive from Los Angeles to Desert Hot Springs.

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

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There are 365+ hotels available in Desert Hot Springs. Prices start at $76 USD per night.

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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: 1 h 54 min

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

Flixbus USA operates a bus from Los Angeles to Desert Hot Springs 3 times a day. Tickets cost $5 - $13 and the journey takes 1 h 45 min. Alternatively, 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.

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

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
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
Bus operators
Flixbus USA
Phone
(855) 626-8585
Website
flixbus.com
Bus from LA Downtown to Palm Springs
Ave. Duration
1 h 45 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$5 - $13
Schedules at
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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 $6 - $8.

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