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There are 6 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 9 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, line 18 bus, line 111 bus  •  8 h 19 min

  1. Take the bus from Reseda / Parthenia to Universal / Studio City Station
  2. Take the line 18 bus from 6th / Vermont to 6th / Wall 18
  3. Take the bus from Los Angeles to Indio
  4. Take the line 111 bus from Hwy 111 at Las Palmas to Indian Cyn at Alejo 111

$32 - $48

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Bus, Amtrak Thruway  •  6 h 8 min

  1. Take the bus from Devonshire & Reseda to Flower & Olympic
  2. Take the bus from Flower / Olympic to Fullerton Park and Ride 460 / ...
  3. Take the Amtrak Thruway from Fullerton, CA to Palm Springs, CA

Bus, Amtrak Thruway via Universal / Studio City Station  •  6 h 9 min

  1. Take the bus from Reseda / Parthenia to Universal / Studio City Station 150/240
  2. Take the Amtrak Thruway from Fullerton, CA to Palm Springs, CA 4968 / ...

Drive  •  2 h 18 min

  1. Drive from Northridge to Palm Springs 131.1 miles

$12 - $19

Train, fly  •  4 h 35 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

$160 - $422

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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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No, there is no direct bus from Northridge to Palm Springs. However, there are services departing from Devonshire & Reseda and arriving at Palm Springs, CA via Flower / Olympic, Fullerton Park And Ride Dock 5 and Fullerton, CA. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 6 h 8 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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The best way to get from Northridge to Palm Springs without a car is to train and Amtrak Thruway which takes 5 h 9 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 5 h 9 min to get from Northridge to Palm Springs, including transfers.

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Northridge to Palm Springs bus services, operated by Ladot, depart from Devonshire & Reseda station.

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The quickest flight from Los Angeles Airport to Indio/Palm Springs Airport is the direct flight which takes 50 min.

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Northridge to Palm Springs bus services, operated by Amtrak, arrive at Palm Springs, CA station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Northridge to Palm Springs is 131 miles. It takes approximately 2 h 18 min to drive from Northridge to Palm Springs.

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  • Distance: 118 miles
  • Duration: 5 h 9 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 Flower & Olympic, Flower / Olympic, Fullerton Park and Ride, Fullerton Park And Ride Dock 5, Fullerton Trans Ctr Dock 4, and Fullerton, CA in around 6 h 8 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
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
+1 215-856-7924
Website
amtrak.com
Bus from Fullerton, CA to Palm Springs, CA
Ave. Duration
1 h 55 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Website
amtrak.com
Ladot
Website
ladottransit.com
Bus from Devonshire & Reseda to Flower & Olympic
Ave. Duration
1 h 1 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$1 - $4
Schedules at
ladotbus.com
Metro Los Angeles
Website
metro.net
Bus from Flower / Olympic to Fullerton Park and Ride
Ave. Duration
1 h 38 min
Frequency
Every 5 minutes
Estimated price
$1 - $3
Schedules at
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
Bus from 6th / Vermont to 6th / Wall
Ave. Duration
26 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$1 - $3
Schedules at
metro.net
OCTA
Phone
+1 714-560-6282
Website
octa.net
Bus from Flower-Olympic to Fullerton Park And Ride Dock 8
Ave. Duration
59 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$2 - $7
Schedules at
octa.net
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
Sunline Transit
Phone
+1 760-343-3451
Website
sunline.org
Bus from Hwy 111 at Las Palmas to Indian Cyn at Alejo
Ave. Duration
1 h 21 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$3
Schedules at
sunline.org

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

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