There are 2 ways to get from Palm Springs to Joshua Tree National Park by bus

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Recommended option

Bus Blythe Wellness Express, travel  •  1 h 29 min

  1. Take the bus from Palm Springs - Desert Regional Medical Center to Chiriaco Summit 6
  2. Travel from Chiriaco Summit to Joshua Tree National Park

1 alternative option

Bus Sunline Transit, travel  •  2 h 12 min

  1. Take the bus from N Palm Cyn at Chino to Indio Blvd at Tamarisk 111
  2. Travel from Indio Blvd at Tamarisk to Joshua Tree National Park

Questions & Answers

The distance between Palm Springs and Joshua Tree National Park is 37 miles.

The best way to get from Palm Springs to Joshua Tree National Park without a car is to bus and travel which takes 1 h 29 min and costs .

More details

It takes approximately 1 h 29 min to get from Palm Springs to Joshua Tree National Park, including transfers.

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Map of how to get from Palm Springs to Joshua Tree National Park.
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  • Distance: 37.3 miles
  • Duration: 1 h 29 min

What companies run services between Palm Springs, CA, USA and Joshua Tree National Park, CA, USA?

There is no direct connection from Palm Springs to Joshua Tree National Park. However, you can take the bus to Chiriaco Summit then take the travel to Joshua Tree National Park. Alternatively, you can take the bus to Indio Blvd at Tamarisk then take the travel to Joshua Tree National Park.

Bus operators
Blythe Wellness Express
Phone
+61 760.922.1140
Website
blythewellnessexpress.org
Bus from Palm Springs - Desert Regional Medical Center to Chiriaco Summit
Ave. Duration
55 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$10
Schedules at
blythewellnessexpress.org
Sunline Transit
Phone
+1 760-343-3451
Website
sunline.org
Bus from N Palm Cyn at Chino to Indio Blvd at Tamarisk
Ave. Duration
1 h 33 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$3
Schedules at
sunline.org

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