There are 5 ways to get from Palm Springs to Los Angeles Airport (LAX) by plane, 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  •  2 h 35 min

  1. Fly from Indio/Palm Springs (PSP) to Los Angeles (LAX) PSP - LAX

$153 - $413

Cheapest option

Amtrak Thruway, train, bus  •  4 h 44 min

  1. Take the Amtrak Thruway from Palm Springs, CA to Fullerton, CA
  2. Take the train from Fullerton station to L. A. Union Station station
  3. Take the bus from Patsaouras Transit Plaza to Tom Bradley Int’l Terminal

$15 - $20

3 alternative options

Bus EPLA Limo Express  •  5 h 46 min

  1. Take the bus from N Palm Cyn at Chino to Hwy 111 at Las Palmas 111
  2. Take the bus from Indio to Los Angeles, CA

$39 - $57

Bus Amtrak  •  7 h 22 min

  1. Take the bus from Palm Desert Amtrak to Fullerton Transportation Center Amtrak Thruway Connecting Service
  2. Take the bus from Springhill Suites to Los Angeles Airport Hotels

Drive  •  2 h 14 min

  1. Drive from Palm Springs to Los Angeles Airport (LAX) 122.5 miles

$12 - $18

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Palm Springs to Los Angeles Airport (LAX) is to drive which costs $12 - $18 and takes 2 h 14 min.

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The quickest way to get from Palm Springs to Los Angeles Airport (LAX) is to drive which costs $12 - $18 and takes 2 h 14 min.

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The distance between Palm Springs and Los Angeles Airport (LAX) is 108 miles. The road distance is 122.5 miles.

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It takes approximately 2 h 35 min to get from Palm Springs to Los Angeles Airport (LAX), including transfers.

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No, there is no direct bus from Palm Springs to Los Angeles Airport (LAX). However, there are services departing from N Palm Cyn at Chino and arriving at Tom Bradley Int’l Terminal via Indio, Main & 6th and Patsaouras Transit Plaza. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 5 h 46 min.

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What companies run services between Palm Springs, CA, USA and Los Angeles Airport (LAX), USA?

United Airlines flies from Palm Springs to Los Angeles Airport (LAX) once daily. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Palm Springs to Los Angeles Airport (LAX) via Hwy 111 at Las Palmas, Indio, Los Angeles, CA, Main & 6th, and Patsaouras Transit Plaza in around 5 h 46 min.

Airlines
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Indio/Palm Springs to Los Angeles
Ave. Duration
1 h 17 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $700
Train operators
Bus operators
Amtrak
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
Bus from Palm Desert Amtrak to Fullerton Transportation Center
Ave. Duration
2 h 50 min
Frequency
Once daily
Website
amtrak.com
LAX FlyAway
Website
lawa.org
Bus from Patsaouras Transit Plaza to Tom Bradley Int’l Terminal
Ave. Duration
37 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$8 - $11
Schedules at
lawa.org
Sunline Transit
Website
sunline.org
Bus from N Palm Cyn at Chino to Hwy 111 at Las Palmas
Ave. Duration
1 h 24 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$3
Schedules at
sunline.org
EPLA Limo Express
Website
eplalimo.com
Bus from Indio to Los Angeles, CA
Ave. Duration
2 h 20 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$27 - $40
Schedules at
eplalimo.com
Disneyland Resort Express
Phone
(714) 978-8855
Email
anaheim.reservations@coachusa.com
Website
dre.coachusa.com
Bus from Springhill Suites to Los Angeles Airport
Ave. Duration
1 h 37 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$26 - $40
Schedules at
dre.coachusa.com

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