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There are 3 ways to get from Palm Springs to Gila Bend by bus, car or plane

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Bus

  1. Take the bus from Palm Springs Downtown to Phoenix Sky Harbor Airport/44th Street Station
  2. Take the bus from Desert Sky TC to Gila Bend Family Resource Center

Drive

  1. Drive from Palm Springs to Gila Bend

Fly, bus

  1. Fly from Indio/Palm Springs (PSP) to Phoenix (PHX)
  2. Take the bus from Desert Sky TC to Gila Bend Family Resource Center

Palm Springs to Gila Bend by bus and tram

The journey time between Palm Springs and Gila Bend is around 14h 4m and covers a distance of around 360 miles. This includes an average layover time of around 5h 48m. The fastest journey normally takes 9h 55m. Operated by Flixbus USA and Valley Metro, the Palm Springs to Gila Bend service departs from Palm Springs Downtown and arrives in Gila Bend Family Resource Center. Typically four services run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

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Average journey times

Time on transportation:
8h 16m
Layover time:
5h 48m
Total time:
14h 4m

Route information

Fastest journey time:
9h 55m
Journey distance:
360 miles
Services per week:
4
Cheapest price:
$19
Carbon emissions:
70 kg CO2

First and last service

First service departs at:
11:35
Last service departs at:
16:05

The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

Palm Springs to Gila Bend bus and tram schedules

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Palm Springs to Gila Bend is to bus which costs $18 - $27 and takes 9h 48m.

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The quickest way to get from Palm Springs to Gila Bend is to drive which costs $26 - $40 and takes 4h 20m.

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The distance between Palm Springs and Gila Bend is 230 miles. The road distance is 271.6 miles.

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The best way to get from Palm Springs to Gila Bend without a car is to bus which takes 9h 48m and costs $18 - $27.

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It takes approximately 9h 48m to get from Palm Springs to Gila Bend, including transfers.

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The quickest flight from Indio/Palm Springs Airport to Phoenix Airport is the direct flight which takes 55 min.

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Yes, the driving distance between Palm Springs to Gila Bend is 272 miles. It takes approximately 4h 20m to drive from Palm Springs to Gila Bend.

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American Airlines and Southwest Airlines offer flights from Indio/Palm Springs Airport to Phoenix Airport.

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There are three+ hotels available in Gila Bend. Prices start at $100 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Palm Springs to Indio/Palm Springs Airport is to line 2 bus which takes 15 min and costs $1 - $4.

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Map of how to get from Palm Springs to Gila Bend.
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  • Distance: 230.4 miles
  • Duration: 9h 48m

What companies run services between Palm Springs, CA, USA and Gila Bend, AZ, USA?

You can take a bus from Palm Springs to Gila Bend via Phoenix Sky Harbor Airport/44th Street Station, 44th St/Washington, Thomas/Central Ave, Thomas Rd & Central Av, and Desert Sky TC in around 9h 48m.

Airlines
Southwest Airlines
Website
southwest.com
Flights from Indio/Palm Springs to Phoenix
Ave. Duration
58 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $290
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Indio/Palm Springs to Phoenix
Ave. Duration
1h 7m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $340
Bus operators
Flixbus USA
Phone
(855) 626-8585
Website
flixbus.com
Bus from Palm Springs Downtown to Phoenix Sky Harbor Airport/44th Street Station
Ave. Duration
4h 45m
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
$14 - $20
Schedules at
flixbus.com
Valley Metro
Phone
(602) 253-5000
Email
csr@valleymetro.org
Website
valleymetro.org
Bus from Desert Sky TC to Gila Bend Family Resource Center
Ave. Duration
2h 30m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$0 - $1
Website
Valley Metro

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