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

Recommended option

Bus, travel  •  3 h 2 min

  1. Take the bus from Los Angeles, CA to Indio
  2. Travel from Indio to Joshua Tree National Park

Cheapest option

Bus  •  3 h 26 min

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

$10 - $25

2 alternative options

Train, bus  •  4 h 44 min

  1. Take the train from L. A. Union Station station to San Bernardino-Downtown station San Bernardino Line
  2. Take the bus from San Bernardino to Indio

$35 - $50

Fly, travel  •  3 h 27 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

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Los Angeles to Joshua Tree National Park is to bus which costs $10 - $25 and takes 3 h 26 min.

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The quickest way to get from Los Angeles to Joshua Tree National Park is to bus which takes 3 h 26 min and costs $10 - $25.

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The distance between Los Angeles and Joshua Tree National Park is 217 km.

It takes approximately 3 h 2 min to get from Los Angeles to Joshua Tree National Park, including transfers.

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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 twice daily. Tickets cost $10 - $25 and the journey takes 2 h 45 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
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 San Bernardino to Indio
Ave. Duration
1 h
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$23 - $35
Schedules at
eplalimo.com
Tufesa
Phone
016444102444
Website
tufesa.com.mx
Bus from Los Angeles to Indio, CA
Ave. Duration
2 h 45 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$10 - $25
Schedules at
tufesa.com.mx
Book at
gotobus.com
Plus
$10 - $15
Platinum
$16 - $21
Ejecutivo
$16 - $23

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