There are 5 ways to get from Los Angeles to Salton Sea by bus, train or plane

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Recommended option

Bus, travel  •  4 h

  1. Take the bus from Downtown Los Angeles to Indio, CA
  2. Travel from Indio, CA to Salton Sea

Cheapest option

Bus  •  6 h 29 min

  1. Take the bus from Los Angeles to Indio

$33 - $41

3 alternative options

Train, bus, travel  •  5 h 50 min

  1. Take the train from L. A. Union Station station to Fontana station
  2. Take the bus from Fontana to Indio, CA
  3. Travel from Indio, CA to Salton Sea

Fly to El Centro, travel  •  4 h 7 min

  1. Fly from Los Angeles (LAX) to El Centro (IPL) LAX - IPL
  2. Travel from El Centro to Salton Sea

Fly to Indio/Palm Springs, travel  •  4 h 10 min

  1. Fly from Los Angeles (LAX) to Indio/Palm Springs (PSP) LAX - PSP
  2. Travel from Indio/Palm Springs to Salton Sea

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The distance between Los Angeles and Salton Sea is 151 miles.

The best way to get from Los Angeles to Salton Sea without a car is to bus and travel which takes 4 h and costs .

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It takes approximately 4 h to get from Los Angeles to Salton Sea, including transfers.

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The quickest flight from Los Angeles Airport to El Centro Airport is the direct flight which takes 1 h 30 min.

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Mokulele offers flights from Los Angeles Airport to El Centro 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 .

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Map of how to get from Los Angeles to Salton Sea.
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  • Distance: 150.7 miles
  • Duration: 4 h

What companies run services between Los Angeles, CA, USA and Salton Sea?

EPLA Limo Express operates a bus from Los Angeles to Salton Sea twice daily. Tickets cost $26 - $40 and the journey takes 3 h 45 min.

Airlines
Mokulele
Website
mokuleleairlines.com
Flights from Los Angeles to El Centro
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$45 - $180
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 45 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$22 - $35
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GotoBus
Bus from Fontana to Indio, CA
Ave. Duration
1 h 45 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$16 - $23
Book at
GotoBus
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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