There are 4 ways to get from Los Angeles to Joshua Tree National Park by bus, train or plane

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Recommended option

Bus Tufesa  •  3 h 21 min

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

$11 - $25

3 alternative options

Bus EPLA Limo Express  •  4 h 28 min

  1. Take the bus from Los Angeles to Indio

$26 - $40

Train, bus  •  5 h 16 min

  1. Take the train from L. A. Union Station station to Fontana station San Bernardino Line
  2. Take the bus from Fontana to Indio, CA

$19 - $33

Fly, travel  •  3 h 32 min

  1. Fly from Los Angeles (LAX) to Indio/Palm Springs (PSP) LAX - PSP
  2. Travel from Indio/Palm Springs to Joshua Tree National Park

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The cheapest way to get from Los Angeles to Joshua Tree National Park is to bus which costs $11 - $25 and takes 3 h 21 min.

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The quickest way to get from Los Angeles to Joshua Tree National Park is to bus which costs $11 - $25 and takes 3 h 21 min.

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The distance between Los Angeles and Joshua Tree National Park is 136 miles.

The best way to get from Los Angeles to Joshua Tree National Park without a car is to bus which takes 3 h 21 min and costs $11 - $25.

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It takes approximately 3 h 21 min to get from Los Angeles to Joshua Tree National Park, including transfers.

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

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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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Map of how to get from Los Angeles to Joshua Tree National Park.
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  • Distance: 135.6 miles
  • Duration: 3 h 21 min

What companies run services between Los Angeles, CA, USA and Joshua Tree National Park, CA, USA?

Tufesa operates a bus from Los Angeles to Joshua Tree National Park 3 times a day. Tickets cost $11 - $25 and the journey takes 2 h 40 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
Train operators
Metrolink Trains
Phone
(800) 371-LINK (5465)
Website
metrolinktrains.com
Train from L. A. Union Station station to Fontana station
Ave. Duration
1 h 29 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$9 - $12
Schedules at
metrolinktrains.com
Bus operators
Tufesa
Phone
7022546899
Email
serviciosvegas@hotmail.com
Website
tufesabus.com
Bus from Downtown Los Angeles to Indio, CA
Ave. Duration
2 h 40 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$11 - $25
Book at
Tufesa
Plus
$11 - $16
Platinum
$17 - $22
Ejecutivo
$18 - $25
Bus from Fontana to Indio, CA
Ave. Duration
1 h 45 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$8 - $19
Book at
Tufesa
Plus
$8 - $13
Platinum
$13 - $18
Ejecutivo
$13 - $19
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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