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There are 8 ways to get from Palm Springs to Guanajuato by plane, bus, shuttle, train or car

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Fly Indio/Palm Springs to Leon/Guanajuato  •  10h 41m

  1. Fly from Indio/Palm Springs (PSP) to Leon/Guanajuato (BJX) PSP - BJX

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Bus  •  2 days 1h

  1. Take the bus from Palm Springs Downtown to Los Angeles Downtown
  2. Take the bus from Los Angeles to Puruándiro
  3. Take the bus from Puruándiro to Irapuato

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Bus to Los Angeles, fly to Leon/Guanajuato  •  9h 56m

  1. Take the bus from Palm Springs Downtown to Los Angeles Downtown
  2. Fly from Los Angeles (LAX) to Leon/Guanajuato (BJX) LAX - BJX

Bus, shuttle to Tijuana, fly to Leon/Guanajuato  •  11h 4m

  1. Take the bus from Palm Springs Amtrak Bus Stop to Fullerton Amtrak Station
  2. Take a shuttle bus from Anaheim, CA - 1440 S Anaheim Blvd to Cross Border Express, San Diego
  3. Fly from Tijuana (TIJ) to Leon/Guanajuato (BJX) TIJ - BJX

Bus, shuttle to Tijuana, fly to Aguascalientes, shuttle  •  12h 13m

  1. Take the bus from Palm Springs Amtrak Bus Stop to Fullerton Amtrak Station
  2. Take a shuttle bus from Anaheim, CA - 1440 S Anaheim Blvd to Cross Border Express, San Diego
  3. Fly from Tijuana (TIJ) to Aguascalientes (AGU) TIJ - AGU
  4. Take a shuttle bus from Aguascalientes to Guanajuato

Bus, train  •  31h 54m

  1. Take the bus from Palm Springs Downtown to Los Angeles Downtown
  2. Take the train from Los Angeles to Yuma Amtrak
  3. Take the bus from San Luis Río Colorado to La Piedad
  4. Take the bus from La Piedad to Irapuato

Bus via Tlaquepaque  •  41h 46m

  1. Take the bus from Indio to Guadalajara Huntington - Guadalajara / ...
  2. Take the bus from Guadalajara to Guanajuato Guadalajara

Drive  •  27h 24m

  1. Drive from Palm Springs to Guanajuato 2622 km

Indio/Palm Springs (PSP) to Leon/Guanajuato (BJX) flights

The flight time between Indio/Palm Springs (PSP) and Leon/Guanajuato (BJX) is around 9h 53m and covers a distance of around 2054 km. This includes an average layover time of around 4h 22m. Services are operated by American Airlines, Southwest Airlines, Volaris and others. Typically 39 flights run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

39 Weekly Planes
9h 53m Average Duration
$4119 Cheapest Price
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International entry into Mexico from United States

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Yes, entry into Mexico is currently allowed from United States.

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Domestic travel is not restricted, but some conditions may apply

  • Face masks are mandatory
  • There is a social distancing requirement of 1.5 metres
  • Observe COVID-19 safety rules

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The national COVID-19 helpline number in Guanajuato is 911.

Wearing a face mask on public transport in Guanajuato is mandatory.

The social distance requirement in Guanajuato is 1.5 metres.

Make yourself known to an official member of staff and/or call the national coronavirus helpline number on 911.

No, but conditions apply when returning to United States from Mexico.

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Last updated: 17 May 2022
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The cheapest way to get from Palm Springs to Guanajuato is to bus via Tlaquepaque which costs $130 - $230 and takes 41h 46m.

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The quickest way to get from Palm Springs to Guanajuato is to bus and fly which costs $160 - $420 and takes 9h 56m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Palm Springs to Guanajuato. However, there are services departing from Palm Springs Downtown and arriving at Guanajuato via Cesar E Chavez / Vignes, 6th / Broadway, Los Angeles, Puruándiro and Irapuato. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 2 days 1h.

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The distance between Palm Springs and Guanajuato is 2070 km. The road distance is 2622 km.

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The best way to get from Palm Springs to Guanajuato without a car is to bus and train which takes 31h 54m and costs $240 - $330.

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It takes approximately 10h 41m to get from Palm Springs to Guanajuato, including transfers.

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Palm Springs to Guanajuato bus services, operated by Flixbus USA, depart from Palm Springs Downtown station.

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The best way to get from Palm Springs to Guanajuato is to fly which takes 10h 41m and costs $200 - $700. Alternatively, you can bus via Tlaquepaque, which costs $130 - $230 and takes 41h 46m.

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There is no direct flight from Indio/Palm Springs Airport to Leon/Guanajuato Airport. The quickest flight takes 6h 47m and has one stopover.

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Palm Springs to Guanajuato bus services, operated by Flecha Amarilla, arrive at Irapuato station.

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Map of how to get from Palm Springs to Guanajuato.
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  • Distance: 2070.2 km
  • Duration: 10h 41m

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

American Airlines, Southwest Airlines and two other airlines fly from Palm Springs to Guanajuato every 4 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Palm Springs to Guanajuato via Hwy 111 at Monroe, Indio, and Guadalajara in around 41h 46m.

Airlines
Volaris
Website
volaris.com
Flights from Indio/Palm Springs to Leon/Guanajuato via Sacramento
Ave. Duration
7h 16m
When
Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
$4200 - $14000
Flights from Indio/Palm Springs to Leon/Guanajuato via San Jose
Ave. Duration
9h
When
Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
$4100 - $13000
Flights from Los Angeles to Leon/Guanajuato
Ave. Duration
3h 16m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$4400 - $13000
Flights from Tijuana to Leon/Guanajuato
Ave. Duration
2h 57m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$1100 - $4600
Flights from Tijuana to Aguascalientes
Ave. Duration
2h 49m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$2600 - $4200
Flights from Tijuana to Aguascalientes via Mexico City
Ave. Duration
6h 3m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$2600 - $4200
Aeroméxico
Website
aeromexico.com
Flights from Los Angeles to Leon/Guanajuato via Mexico City
Ave. Duration
6h 41m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$5500 - $16000
Flights from Tijuana to Leon/Guanajuato via Mexico City
Ave. Duration
6h 3m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$1600 - $7000
Flights from Tijuana to Aguascalientes via Mexico City
Ave. Duration
6h 12m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$2400 - $4900
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Indio/Palm Springs to Leon/Guanajuato via Dallas/Ft.Worth
Ave. Duration
9h 2m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$5000 - $19000
Flights from Indio/Palm Springs to Leon/Guanajuato via Phoenix, Dallas/Ft.Worth
Ave. Duration
12h 54m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$5000 - $19000
Flights from Los Angeles to Leon/Guanajuato via Dallas/Ft.Worth
Ave. Duration
6h 52m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$8000 - $19000
Viva Aerobus
Website
vivaaerobus.com
Flights from Los Angeles to Leon/Guanajuato via Monterrey
Ave. Duration
6h
When
Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
$4100 - $8500
Flights from Tijuana to Leon/Guanajuato
Ave. Duration
2h 55m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$750 - $4200
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Los Angeles to Leon/Guanajuato via Houston
Ave. Duration
6h 39m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$6500 - $17000
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
+1 800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Los Angeles to Yuma Amtrak
Ave. Duration
4h 47m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$800 - $1200
Website
Amtrak
Coach Seat
$800 - $1200
Premium
$4200 - $6000
Flexi Coach Seat
$1400 - $2100
Business Seat
$1400 - $2000
Bus operators
Flixbus USA
Phone
(855) 626-8585
Website
flixbus.com
Bus from Palm Springs Downtown to Los Angeles Downtown
Ave. Duration
2h 5m
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$210 - $1000
Schedules at
flixbus.com
Adult Standard Purchase
$320 - $1000
Adult Advance Purchase
$210 - $300
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
+1 800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Bus from Palm Springs Amtrak Bus Stop to Fullerton Amtrak Station
Ave. Duration
2h 15m
Frequency
Twice daily
Website
Amtrak
CBX Cross Border Express
Phone
+1 619 207 0472
Email
support@crossborderxpress.com
Website
crossborderxpress.com
Shuttle from Anaheim, CA - 1440 S Anaheim Blvd to Cross Border Express, San Diego
Ave. Duration
1h 45m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$110 - $500
Schedules at
crossborderxpress.com
San Ysidro
$120
San Diego
$219
Los Angeles
$497
Autobuses Elite
Phone
800 507 5500
Email
contacto@estrellablanca.com.mx
Website
facebook.com
Bus from San Luis Río Colorado to La Piedad
Ave. Duration
18h 45m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$2320
Schedules at
estrellablanca.com.mx
Bus from La Piedad to Irapuato
Ave. Duration
1h 30m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$145
Schedules at
estrellablanca.com.mx
Flecha Amarilla
Primera Plus
Phone
+52 477 710 0060
Website
wl.primeraplus.com.mx
Bus from La Piedad to Irapuato
Ave. Duration
1h 30m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$160 - $210
Book at
cotizador.conectagfa.com.mx
Bus from Guadalajara to Guanajuato
Ave. Duration
4h 10m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$420 - $550
Book at
cotizador.conectagfa.com.mx
Tufesa Mexico
Phone
+52 644 410 2444
Email
atencionaclientes@tufesa.com.mx
Website
tufesa.com.mx
Bus from Indio to Guadalajara
Ave. Duration
34h 20m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$2000 - $3400
Schedules at
tufesa.com.mx
ETN
Phone
+52 800 800 0386
Email
atn_clientes@etn.com.mx
Website
etn.com.mx
Bus from Guadalajara to Guanajuato
Ave. Duration
4h
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$390 - $850
Schedules at
etn.com.mx
Online discount
$390 - $550
Regular price at station
$450 - $600

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Guanajuato is 2h ahead of Palm Springs. It is currently 3:30 PM in Palm Springs and 5:30 PM in Guanajuato.

Yes, the driving distance between Palm Springs to Guanajuato is 2622 km. It takes approximately 27h 24m to drive from Palm Springs to Guanajuato.

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Southwest Airlines, Alaska Airlines, Inc., Volaris and American Airlines offer flights from Indio/Palm Springs Airport to Leon/Guanajuato Airport.

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There are 100+ hotels available in Guanajuato. Prices start at $2000 MXN 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 14 min and costs $1 - $4.

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