There are 6 ways to get from Palm Springs to Berkeley by plane, subway, bus, train or car

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

Fly, BART  •  3 h 55 min

  1. Fly from Indio/Palm Springs (PSP) to San Francisco (SFO) PSP - SFO
  2. Take the BART from San Francisco International Airport to MacArthur

$121 - $417

Cheapest option

Amtrak Thruway, bus  •  12 h 49 min

  1. Take the Amtrak Thruway from Palm Springs, CA to Bakersfield, CA 5402
  2. Take the bus from Bakersfield, Ca to Oakland, Ca 6834 / ...

$34 - $87

4 alternative options

Amtrak Thruway, train via Bakersfield Amtrak  •  12 h 5 min

  1. Take the Amtrak Thruway from Palm Springs, CA to Bakersfield, CA 5402
  2. Take the train from Bakersfield Amtrak to Richmond Transit Station Amtrak San Joaquins

$56 - $140

Bus  •  14 h 8 min

  1. Take the bus from Indio to Los Angeles, CA
  2. Take the bus from Los Angeles to Oakland, CA via Oakland

$63 - $100

Amtrak Thruway, train  •  16 h 42 min

  1. Take the Amtrak Thruway from Palm Springs, CA to Fullerton, CA 4985
  2. Take the train from Los Angeles Union Station Amtrak to Emeryville Amtrak Coast Starlight

$91 - $237

Drive  •  8 h 1 min

  1. Drive from Palm Springs to Berkeley 481.2 miles

$45 - $70

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

You can take a bus from Palm Springs to Berkeley via Bakersfield, CA, Bakersfield Amtrak, Greyhound/18th St., Bakersfield, Ca, Oakland, Ca, and 19th St. Oakland in around 12 h 49 min.

Airlines
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Indio/Palm Springs to San Francisco
Ave. Duration
1 h 41 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $700
Alaska Airlines, Inc.
Website
alaskaair.com
Flights from Indio/Palm Springs to San Francisco
Ave. Duration
1 h 29 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $750
Train operators
BART
Website
bart.gov
Subway from San Francisco International Airport to MacArthur
Ave. Duration
49 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$7 - $11
Schedules at
bart.gov
Amtrak
Phone
+1 1-800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Bakersfield Amtrak to Richmond Transit Station Amtrak
Ave. Duration
5 h 36 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$50 - $140
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$50 - $80
Flexi Coach Seat
$95 - $140
Business Coach Seat
$95 - $140
Room
$240 - $340
Train from Los Angeles Union Station Amtrak to Emeryville Amtrak
Ave. Duration
11 h 44 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$70 - $200
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$70 - $110
Flexi Coach Seat
$120 - $190
Business Coach Seat
$140 - $200
Room
$310 - $430
Bus operators
Amtrak
Phone
+1 1-800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Bus from Palm Springs, CA to Bakersfield, CA
Ave. Duration
5 h 10 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Website
amtrak.com
Bus from Palm Springs, CA to Fullerton, CA
Ave. Duration
2 h 15 min
Frequency
Once daily
Website
amtrak.com
Greyhound USA
Phone
+1 214-849-8100
Email
ifsr@greyhound.com
Website
greyhound.com
Bus from Bakersfield, Ca to Oakland, Ca
Ave. Duration
6 h 30 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$30 - $80
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$30 - $55
Flexible
$60 - $80
EPLA Limo Express
Website
eplalimo.com
Bus from Indio to Los Angeles, CA
Ave. Duration
2 h 20 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$27 - $40
Schedules at
eplalimo.com

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Questions & Answers

The distance between Palm Springs and Berkeley is 684 km. The road distance is 770 km.

The cheapest way to get from Palm Springs to Berkeley is to drive which costs $45 - $70 and takes 8 h 1 min.

The quickest way to get from Palm Springs to Berkeley is to fly and BART which takes 3 h 55 min and costs $120 - $420.

It takes approximately 3 h 55 min to get from Palm Springs to Berkeley, including transfers.