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There are 4 ways to get from Newport Beach to Joshua Tree National Park by train, bus 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

Train, travel  •  5h 57m

  1. Take the train from Santa Ana Amtrak Station to Los Angeles Union Station
  2. Take the train from Los Angeles Union Station to Palm Springs Amtrak
  3. Travel from Palm Springs Amtrak to Joshua Tree National Park

Cheapest option

Line 71 bus, bus  •  6h 45m

  1. Take the line 71 bus from Hospital-Hoag to Tustin-East Village Way 71
  2. Take the bus from Village of Orange Zone 5 to San Bernardino Transit Center 200
  3. Take the bus from San Bernardino, Ca to Indio, Ca

$18 - $31

2 alternative options

Line 47 bus, bus  •  6h 12m

  1. Take the line 47 bus from Hospital-Placentia to Fullerton Trans Ctr Dock 6 47 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Fullerton, CA to Indio, CA 4984 / ...

Line 1 bus, line 92 bus, fly, travel  •  6h 15m

  1. Take the line 1 bus from Coast-Ent Hoag Hospital to 7Th-Channel
  2. Take the line 92 bus from Beach Dr & W. Campus S to First & Shelter E S
  3. Fly from Los Angeles (LAX) to Indio/Palm Springs (PSP) LAX - PSP
  4. Travel from Indio/Palm Springs to Joshua Tree National Park

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Newport Beach to Joshua Tree National Park is to line 71 bus and bus which costs $18 - $35 and takes 6h 45m.

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The quickest way to get from Newport Beach to Joshua Tree National Park is to line 71 bus and bus which costs $18 - $35 and takes 6h 45m.

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The distance between Newport Beach and Joshua Tree National Park is 119 miles.

The best way to get from Newport Beach to Joshua Tree National Park without a car is to train and travel which takes 5h 57m and costs .

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It takes approximately 5h 57m to get from Newport Beach 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 57m.

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

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Map of how to get from Newport Beach to Joshua Tree National Park.
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  • Distance: 118.5 miles
  • Duration: 5h 57m

What companies run services between Newport Beach, CA, USA and Joshua Tree National Park, CA, USA?

You can take a bus from Newport Beach to Joshua Tree National Park via Fullerton Trans Ctr Dock 6, Fullerton, CA, and Indio, CA in around 6h 12m.

Airlines
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Los Angeles to Indio/Palm Springs
Ave. Duration
57m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $700
Train operators
Amtrak

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.

Rome2rio's guide to Amtrak
Contact Details
Phone
+1 215-856-7924
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Santa Ana Amtrak Station to Los Angeles Union Station
Ave. Duration
55m
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$22 - $45
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$22 - $35
Flexi Coach Seat
$40 - $60
Business Coach Seat
$29 - $45
Room
$130 - $190
Train from Los Angeles Union Station to Palm Springs Amtrak
Ave. Duration
2h 36m
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
$30 - $70
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$30 - $45
Flexi Coach Seat
$50 - $80
Business Coach Seat
$45 - $70
Room
$160 - $230
Bus operators
OCTA
Phone
+1 714-560-6282
Website
octa.net
Bus from Hospital-Placentia to Fullerton Trans Ctr Dock 6
Ave. Duration
1h 40m
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$2 - $7
Schedules at
octa.net
Bus from Hospital-Hoag to Tustin-East Village Way
Ave. Duration
1h 22m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$2 - $7
Schedules at
octa.net
Bus from Coast-Ent Hoag Hospital to 7Th-Channel
Ave. Duration
52m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$2 - $7
Schedules at
octa.net
Amtrak

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.

Rome2rio's guide to Amtrak
Contact Details
Phone
+1 215-856-7924
Website
amtrak.com
Bus from Fullerton, CA to Indio, CA
Ave. Duration
2h 50m
Frequency
Once daily
Website
amtrak.com
Riverside Transit Agency
Phone
(951) 565-5002
Website
riversidetransit.com
Bus from Village of Orange Zone 5 to San Bernardino Transit Center
Ave. Duration
1h 31m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$1 - $3
Schedules at
riversidetransit.com
Greyhound USA

Greyhound is a leading bus company based in Dallas, Texas, serving over 3800 destinations across North America, Mexico and Canada. Greyhound carries around 18 million passengers a year who travel 5.4 billion miles (8.6 billion km) a year on their fleet of around 1700 vehicles. For travel flexibility, you can board or get off a Greyhound bus at official Greyhound stations, partner stations and curbside stops. There are around 230 Greyhound stations across the US where you can both catch your bus and buy tickets, that are also available on the official website and via the mobile app.

Rome2rio's guide to Greyhound USA
Contact Details
Phone
+1 214-849-8100/1-800-231-2222
Email
ifsr@greyhound.com
Website
greyhound.com
Bus from San Bernardino, Ca to Indio, Ca
Ave. Duration
1h 20m
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$13 - $19
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$13 - $19
Flexible
$30 - $50
Long Beach Transit
Website
lbtransit.com
Bus from Beach Dr & W. Campus S to First & Shelter E S
Ave. Duration
36m
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$2
Schedules at
lbtransit.com

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