There are 5 ways to get from Los Angeles to Indian Wells by bus, car or plane

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Recommended option

Bus  •  2 h 59 min

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

$30 - $39

4 alternative options

Bus via El Monte  •  3 h 40 min

  1. Take the bus from El Monte, CA to Indio

$49 - $64

Bus Amtrak  •  4 h 29 min

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

Drive  •  2 h 5 min

  1. Drive from Los Angeles to Indian Wells 124 miles

$12 - $18

Fly, line 111 bus  •  4 h 15 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 El Dorado

$165 - $426

What companies run services between Los Angeles, CA, USA and Indian Wells, CA, USA?

EPLA Limo Express operates a bus from Los Angeles to Indian Wells 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
55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $700
Bus operators
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
Bus from El Monte, CA to Indio
Ave. Duration
1 h 45 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$26 - $35
Schedules at
eplalimo.com
Sunline Transit
Website
sunline.org
Bus from B St at Buddy Rogers to Hwy 111 at El Dorado
Ave. Duration
37 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$3
Schedules at
sunline.org

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Questions & Answers

The distance between Los Angeles and Indian Wells is 180 km. The road distance is 198 km.

The cheapest way to get from Los Angeles to Indian Wells is to drive which costs $12 - $18 and takes 2 h 5 min.

The quickest way to get from Los Angeles to Indian Wells is to drive which takes 2 h 5 min and costs $12 - $18.

No, there is no direct bus from Los Angeles to Indian Wells. However, there are services departing from Los Angeles, CA and arriving at Hwy 111 at El Dorado via Hwy 111 at Las Palmas. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 2 h 59 min.

It takes approximately 2 h 59 min to get from Los Angeles to Indian Wells, including transfers.