There are 7 ways to get from Palm Springs to Branson by plane, taxi, car, bus or train

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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Fly to Springfield, taxi  •  7 h 26 min

  1. Fly from Indio/Palm Springs (PSP) to Springfield (SGF) PSP - SGF
  2. Take a taxi from Springfield to Branson

$323 - $1,073

Cheapest option

Fly to Branson  •  8 h 28 min

  1. Fly from Indio/Palm Springs (PSP) to Branson (BKG) PSP - BKG

$144 - $529

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Fly to Fayetteville, drive  •  8 h 46 min

  1. Fly from Indio/Palm Springs (PSP) to Fayetteville (XNA) PSP - XNA
  2. Drive from Fayetteville to Branson

$242 - $968

Fly to Joplin, drive  •  8 h 18 min

  1. Fly from Indio/Palm Springs (PSP) to Joplin (JLN) PSP - JLN
  2. Drive from Joplin to Branson

$254 - $1,020

Amtrak Thruway, train, bus  •  43 h 51 min

  1. Take the Amtrak Thruway from Palm Springs, CA to Fullerton, CA
  2. Take the train from Fullerton Transportation Center to Kansas City Amtrak
  3. Take the bus from Kansas City, MO to Branson / Hollister, MO 121

$284 - $741

Bus  •  43 h 57 min

  1. Take the bus from Indio to San Bernardino, CA
  2. Take the bus from San Bernardino, Ca to Kansas City, Mo
  3. Take the bus from Kansas City, MO to Branson / Hollister, MO 121

$222 - $487

Drive  •  24 h 23 min

  1. Drive from Palm Springs to Branson 1581.6 miles

$150 - $230

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The cheapest way to get from Palm Springs to Branson is to drive which costs $150 - $230 and takes 24 h 23 min.

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The quickest way to get from Palm Springs to Branson is to fly and taxi which costs $320 - $1,100 and takes 7 h 26 min.

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The distance between Palm Springs and Branson is 1335 miles. The road distance is 1581.6 miles.

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The best way to get from Palm Springs to Branson without a car is to Amtrak Thruway and train and bus which takes 43 h 51 min and costs $280 - $750.

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It takes approximately 7 h 26 min to get from Palm Springs to Branson, including transfers.

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The best way to get from Palm Springs to Branson is to fly which takes 8 h 28 min and costs $140 - $550. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs $220 - $490 and takes 43 h 57 min.

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There is no direct flight from Indio/Palm Springs Airport to Springfield Airport. The quickest flight takes 5 h 11 min and has one stopover.

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Branson is 2 h ahead of Palm Springs. It is currently 2:17 PM in Palm Springs and 4:17 PM in Branson.

Yes, the driving distance between Palm Springs to Branson is 1582 miles. It takes approximately 24 h 23 min to drive from Palm Springs to Branson.

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American Airlines and United Airlines offer flights from Indio/Palm Springs Airport to Springfield Airport.

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Map of how to get from Palm Springs to Branson.
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  • Distance: 1335.2 miles
  • Duration: 7 h 26 min

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

United Airlines, Frontier Airlines and three other airlines fly from Palm Springs to Branson 5 times a day. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Palm Springs to Branson via Hwy 111 at Las Palmas, Indio, San Bernardino, CA, G St @ Oak Nb Ns, San Bernardino Transit Center, E St @ 4th St Nb Fs, San Bernardino, Ca, Kansas City, Mo, Kansas City, MO, and Branson / Hollister, MO in around 43 h 57 min.

Airlines
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Indio/Palm Springs to Springfield via Denver
Ave. Duration
5 h 50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$230 - $1,000
Flights from Indio/Palm Springs to Springfield via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
7 h 3 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$270 - $1,200
Flights from Indio/Palm Springs to Springfield via Houston
Ave. Duration
7 h 34 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$250 - $1,100
Flights from Indio/Palm Springs to Springfield via Denver, Houston
Ave. Duration
9 h 8 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$270 - $1,200
Flights from Indio/Palm Springs to Springfield via Denver, Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
9 h 31 min
When
Wednesday, Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
$270 - $1,200
Flights from Indio/Palm Springs to Fayetteville via Denver
Ave. Duration
6 h 33 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$230 - $1,000
Flights from Indio/Palm Springs to Fayetteville via San Francisco
Ave. Duration
7 h 6 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$270 - $1,200
Flights from Indio/Palm Springs to Fayetteville via Houston
Ave. Duration
7 h 36 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$250 - $1,100
Flights from Indio/Palm Springs to Fayetteville via Denver, Houston
Ave. Duration
9 h 22 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$280 - $1,200
Flights from Indio/Palm Springs to Fayetteville via Los Angeles, Houston
Ave. Duration
9 h 17 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$270 - $1,100
Flights from Indio/Palm Springs to Fayetteville via Denver, Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
9 h 54 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$280 - $1,200
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Indio/Palm Springs to Springfield via Dallas/Ft.Worth
Ave. Duration
5 h 11 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$230 - $950
Flights from Indio/Palm Springs to Springfield via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
8 h 42 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$270 - $1,100
Flights from Indio/Palm Springs to Springfield via Phoenix, Dallas/Ft.Worth
Ave. Duration
8 h 28 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$230 - $950
Flights from Indio/Palm Springs to Springfield via Phoenix, Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
9 h 43 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$270 - $1,100
Flights from Indio/Palm Springs to Springfield via Dallas/Ft.Worth, Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
9 h 51 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$290 - $1,100
Flights from Indio/Palm Springs to Fayetteville via Dallas/Ft.Worth
Ave. Duration
5 h 6 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$230 - $950
Flights from Indio/Palm Springs to Fayetteville via Phoenix, Dallas/Ft.Worth
Ave. Duration
8 h 42 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$230 - $950
Flights from Indio/Palm Springs to Joplin via Dallas/Ft.Worth
Ave. Duration
4 h 58 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$240 - $1,000
Flights from Indio/Palm Springs to Joplin via Phoenix, Dallas/Ft.Worth
Ave. Duration
9 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$240 - $1,000
Frontier Airlines
Website
flyfrontier.com
Flights from Indio/Palm Springs to Branson via Denver
Ave. Duration
6 h 52 min
When
Monday, Wednesday and Saturday
Estimated price
$170 - $750
Flights from Indio/Palm Springs to Branson via Phoenix, Denver
Ave. Duration
7 h 7 min
When
Monday, Wednesday and Saturday
Estimated price
$120 - $500
Flights from Indio/Palm Springs to Branson via San Francisco, Denver
Ave. Duration
8 h 52 min
When
Monday, Wednesday and Saturday
Estimated price
$200 - $850
Flights from Indio/Palm Springs to Branson via Los Angeles, Denver
Ave. Duration
10 h 1 min
When
Monday and Wednesday
Estimated price
$180 - $800
Flights from Indio/Palm Springs to Branson via Dallas/Ft.Worth, Denver
Ave. Duration
10 h 25 min
When
Monday, Wednesday and Saturday
Estimated price
$220 - $800
Flights from Indio/Palm Springs to Branson via Salt Lake City, Denver
Ave. Duration
10 h 46 min
When
Monday and Wednesday
Estimated price
$120 - $550
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from Indio/Palm Springs to Fayetteville via Minneapolis
Ave. Duration
6 h 29 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$260 - $1,100
Silver Airways
Website
silverairways.com
Flights from Indio/Palm Springs to Branson via Denver, New Orleans
Ave. Duration
8 h 45 min
When
Monday and Friday
Estimated price
$210 - $850
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.

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Contact Details
Phone
+1 1-800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Fullerton Transportation Center to Kansas City Amtrak
Ave. Duration
34 h 18 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$220 - $700
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$220 - $330
Flexi Coach Seat
$390 - $600
Business Coach Seat
$470 - $700
Room
$850 - $1,200
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.

Rome2rio's guide to Amtrak
Contact Details
Phone
+1 1-800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Bus from Palm Springs, CA to Fullerton, CA
Ave. Duration
2 h 15 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Website
amtrak.com
Jefferson Lines
Phone
800-451-5333
Email
info@jeffersonlines.com
Website
jeffersonlines.com
Bus from Kansas City, MO to Branson / Hollister, MO
Ave. Duration
5 h 10 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$45 - $65
Book at
jeffersonlines.com
EPLA Limo Express
Website
eplalimo.com
Bus from Indio to San Bernardino, CA
Ave. Duration
1 h
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$23 - $35
Schedules at
eplalimo.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.

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Contact Details
Phone
+1 214-849-8100/1-800-231-2222
Email
ifsr@greyhound.com
Website
greyhound.com
Bus from San Bernardino, Ca to Kansas City, Mo
Ave. Duration
32 h 50 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$140 - $370
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$140 - $240
Flexible
$280 - $370
Other operators
Taxi from Springfield to Branson
Ave. Duration
56 min
Estimated price
$90 - $120

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There are 331+ hotels available in Branson. Prices start at $57 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Palm Springs to Indio/Palm Springs Airport is to line 14 bus which takes 8 min and costs $3.

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