There are 4 ways to get from Los Angeles to Palm Springs by bus, car or plane
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Take the bus from Los Angeles Downtown to Palm Springs Downtown
Fly from Los Angeles (LAX) to Indio/Palm Springs (PSP)
Take the bus from Fullerton, CA to Palm Springs, CA
Drive from Los Angeles to Palm Springs
Los Angeles to Palm Springs by bus
The bus journey time between Los Angeles and Palm Springs is around 2h 10m and covers a distance of around 109 miles. The fastest bus normally takes 2h. Operated by FlixBus-us, the Los Angeles to Palm Springs bus service departs from Los Angeles Downtown and arrives in Palm Springs Downtown. Typically 11 buses run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.
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Los Angeles to Palm Springs bus schedules
Buses departing Sunday, September 26, 2021
Buses departing Monday, September 27, 2021
Buses departing Wednesday, September 29, 2021
Buses departing Thursday, September 30, 2021
Buses departing Friday, October 1, 2021
Buses departing Saturday, October 2, 2021
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Domestic travel is not restricted, but some conditions may apply
- Face masks are recommended
- There is a social distancing requirement of 2 metres
- Domestic border crossings may be subject to approval, testing and quarantine
The national COVID-19 helpline number in Palm Springs is 800-232-4636.
Wearing a face mask on public transport in Palm Springs is recommended.
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Last updated: 22 Sep 2021
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Questions & Answers
The cheapest way to get from Los Angeles to Palm Springs is to drive which costs $10 - $16 and takes 1h 48m.
The quickest way to get from Los Angeles to Palm Springs is to drive which costs $10 - $16 and takes 1h 48m.
Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Los Angeles Downtown and arriving at Palm Springs Downtown. Services depart twice daily, and operate Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday. The journey takes approximately 2h 15m.
It is 99 miles from Los Angeles to Palm Springs. It is approximately 107.3 miles to drive.
The best way to get from Los Angeles to Palm Springs without a car is to bus which takes 2h 15m and costs .
The bus from Los Angeles Downtown to Palm Springs Downtown takes 2h 15m including transfers and departs twice daily.
Los Angeles to Palm Springs bus services, operated by FlixBus-us, depart from Los Angeles Downtown station.
The best way to get from Los Angeles to Palm Springs is to bus which takes 2h 15m and costs . Alternatively, you can fly, which costs $100 - $380 and takes 3h 9m.
The quickest flight from Los Angeles Airport to Indio/Palm Springs Airport is the direct flight which takes 45 min.
Los Angeles to Palm Springs bus services, operated by FlixBus-us, arrive at Palm Springs Downtown station.
What companies run services between Los Angeles, CA, USA and Palm Springs, CA, USA?
FlixBus-us operates a bus from Los Angeles Downtown to Palm Springs Downtown twice daily, and the journey takes 2h 15m. Alternatively, United Airlines flies from Los Angeles to Palm Springs once daily.
Flights from Los Angeles to Indio/Palm Springs
- Ave. Duration
- 45 min
- Every day
- Estimated price
- $220 - $650
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.
Bus from Fullerton, CA to Palm Springs, CA
- Ave. Duration
- 1h 55m
- Twice daily
- Schedules at
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More Questions & Answers
Yes, the driving distance between Los Angeles to Palm Springs is 107 miles. It takes approximately 1h 48m to drive from Los Angeles to Palm Springs.
United Airlines offers flights from Los Angeles Airport to Indio/Palm Springs Airport.
There are 364+ hotels available in Palm Springs. Prices start at $100 USD per night.
The best way to get from Los Angeles to Los Angeles Airport is to bus which takes 39 min and costs $8 - $10.