There are 5 ways to get from Northridge to Palm Springs by train, bus, car 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.

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Train, Amtrak Thruway  •  5 h 11 min

  1. Take the train from Northridge station to L. A. Union Station station Ventura County Line
  2. Take the Amtrak Thruway from Fullerton, CA to Palm Springs, CA 4968 / ...

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Bus  •  7 h 59 min

  1. Take the bus from Reseda / Parthenia to Universal / Studio City Station
  2. Take the bus from Los Angeles, CA to Riverside, CA
  3. Take the bus from RTA Metrolink Station at Vine to Town Center & Hahn 220

$15 - $26

3 alternative options

Bus, line 111 bus  •  7 h 4 min

  1. Take the bus from Los Angeles, CA - East to Indio
  2. Take the line 111 bus from Hwy 111 at Las Palmas to Indian Cyn at Alejo 111

$48 - $66

Drive  •  2 h 18 min

  1. Drive from Northridge to Palm Springs 131.1 miles

$12 - $19

Train, fly  •  4 h 40 min

  1. Take the train from Northridge station to L. A. Union Station station
  2. Fly from Los Angeles (LAX) to Indio/Palm Springs (PSP) LAX - PSP

$166 - $430

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The cheapest way to get from Northridge to Palm Springs is to drive which costs $12 - $19 and takes 2 h 18 min.

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The quickest way to get from Northridge to Palm Springs is to drive which costs $12 - $19 and takes 2 h 18 min.

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The distance between Northridge and Palm Springs is 118 miles. The road distance is 131.1 miles.

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It takes approximately 5 h 11 min to get from Northridge to Palm Springs, including transfers.

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No, there is no direct bus from Northridge to Palm Springs. However, there are services departing from Devonshire & Reseda and arriving at Indian Cyn at Alejo via Los Angeles, CA, Los Angeles, CA - East and Hwy 111 at Las Palmas. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 7 h 4 min.

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The best way to get from Northridge to Palm Springs without a car is to train and Amtrak Thruway which takes 5 h 11 min and costs .

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Northridge to Palm Springs bus services, operated by EPLA Limo Express, depart from Maple Lot station.

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Map of how to get from Northridge to Palm Springs.
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  • Distance: 118 miles
  • Duration: 5 h 11 min

What companies run services between Northridge, CA, USA and Palm Springs, CA, USA?

You can take a bus from Northridge to Palm Springs via Hill St. & 4th St., Los Angeles, CA, Los Angeles, CA - East, Indio, and Hwy 111 at Las Palmas in around 7 h 4 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 Northridge station to L. A. Union Station station
Ave. Duration
42 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$6 - $9
Schedules at
metrolinktrains.com
Bus 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.

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Contact Details
Phone
+1 1-800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Bus from Fullerton, CA to Palm Springs, CA
Ave. Duration
1 h 55 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Website
amtrak.com
EPLA Limo Express
Website
eplalimo.com
Bus from Los Angeles, CA - East to Indio
Ave. Duration
2 h 14 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$26 - $35
Schedules at
eplalimo.com
Sunline Transit
Website
sunline.org
Bus from Hwy 111 at Las Palmas to Indian Cyn at Alejo
Ave. Duration
1 h 21 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$3
Schedules at
sunline.org
Bus from RTA Metrolink Station at Vine to Town Center & Hahn
Ave. Duration
2 h 16 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$3
Schedules at
sunline.org
Metro Los Angeles
Website
metro.net
Bus from Reseda / Parthenia to Universal / Studio City Station
Ave. Duration
1 h 8 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$1 - $3
Schedules at
metro.net

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