There are 4 ways to get from Palm Springs to Palmdale by 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.

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Bus via Riverside Metro Link Sb Lat  •  5 h 35 min

  1. Take the bus from Palm Springs Amtrak to Riverside Amtrak
  2. Take the bus from San Bernardino, Ca to Los Angeles, Ca
  3. Take the bus from Los Angeles, Ca to Palmdale, Ca

$26 - $60

Cheapest option

Bus, train  •  6 h 39 min

  1. Take the bus from Palm Springs Amtrak to Riverside Amtrak
  2. Take the train from Riverside-Downtown station to L. A. Union Station station
  3. Take the train from L. A. Union Station station to Palmdale station

$17 - $23

2 alternative options

Bus EPLA Limo Express  •  7 h 29 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
  3. Take the bus from Los Angeles, Ca to Palmdale, Ca

$43 - $75

Drive  •  2 h 12 min

  1. Drive from Palm Springs to Palmdale 118.1 miles

$11 - $17

Questions & Answers

No, there is no direct bus from Palm Springs to Palmdale. However, there are services departing from Palm Springs Amtrak and arriving at Palmdale, Ca via Riverside Metro Link Sb Lat, San Bernardino Transit Center, San Bernardino, Ca and Los Angeles, Ca. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 5 h 35 min.

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The distance between Palm Springs and Palmdale is 104 miles. The road distance is 118.1 miles.

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The best way to get from Palm Springs to Palmdale without a car is to bus which takes 5 h 35 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 5 h 35 min to get from Palm Springs to Palmdale, including transfers.

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Palm Springs to Palmdale bus services, operated by Amtrak, depart from Palm Springs Amtrak station.

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Palm Springs to Palmdale bus services, operated by Greyhound USA, arrive at Palmdale, Ca station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Palm Springs to Palmdale is 118 miles. It takes approximately 2 h 12 min to drive from Palm Springs to Palmdale.

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There are 53+ hotels available in Palmdale. Prices start at $63 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Palm Springs to Palmdale.
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  • Distance: 104.2 miles
  • Duration: 5 h 35 min

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

You can take a bus from Palm Springs to Palmdale via Riverside Amtrak, Riverside Metro Link Sb Lat, San Bernardino Transit Center, E St @ 4th St Nb Fs, San Bernardino, Ca, and Los Angeles, Ca in around 5 h 35 min.

Train operators
Metrolink Trains
Phone
(800) 371-LINK (5465)
Website
metrolinktrains.com
Train from Riverside-Downtown station to L. A. Union Station station
Ave. Duration
1 h 25 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$10 - $14
Schedules at
metrolinktrains.com
Train from L. A. Union Station station to Palmdale station
Ave. Duration
2 h 4 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$7 - $10
Schedules at
metrolinktrains.com
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 Amtrak to Riverside Amtrak
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Website
amtrak.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.

Rome2rio's guide to Greyhound USA
Contact Details
Phone
+1 214-849-8100/1-800-231-2222
Email
ifsr@greyhound.com
Website
greyhound.com
Bus from San Bernardino, Ca to Los Angeles, Ca
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
$12 - $28
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$12 - $18
Flexible
$21 - $28
Bus from Los Angeles, Ca to Palmdale, Ca
Ave. Duration
1 h 40 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$13 - $29
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$13 - $19
Flexible
$22 - $29
Sunline Transit
Phone
+1 760-343-3451
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
Ave. Duration
2 h 30 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$26 - $40
Schedules at
eplalimo.com

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