There are 5 ways to get from Palm Springs to Phoenix by plane, train, bus 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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Fly, train  •  3 h 18 min

  1. Fly from Indio/Palm Springs (PSP) to Phoenix (PHX) PSP - PHX
  2. Take the train from 44th St/Washington to Washington/Central Ave

$100 - $905

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Bus Greyhound USA  •  5 h 38 min

  1. Take the bus from Palm Springs - Desert Regional Medical Center to Mesa Verde - Roy Wilson Community Center 6
  2. Take the bus from Blythe, Ca to Phoenix, Az 1364 / ...

$32 - $68

3 alternative options

Line 111 bus, bus  •  6 h 7 min

  1. Take the line 111 bus from N Palm Cyn at Amado to Hwy 111 at Las Palmas 111
  2. Take the bus from Indio to Phoenix, AZ

$33 - $48

Bus Tufesa  •  7 h 11 min

  1. Take the bus from N Palm Cyn at Chino to Hwy 111 at Flower 111
  2. Take the bus from Indio, CA to Phoenix, AZ

$41 - $61

Drive  •  4 h 15 min

  1. Drive from Palm Springs to Phoenix 269.8 miles

$26 - $40

Questions & Answers

No, there is no direct bus from Palm Springs to Phoenix. However, there are services departing from Palm Springs - Desert Regional Medical Center and arriving at Phoenix, Az via Mesa Verde - Roy Wilson Community Center, K-Mart Transfer Center and Blythe, Ca. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 5 h 38 min.

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The distance between Palm Springs and Phoenix is 260 miles. The road distance is 269.8 miles.

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The best way to get from Palm Springs to Phoenix without a car is to bus which takes 5 h 38 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 3 h 18 min to get from Palm Springs to Phoenix, including transfers.

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Palm Springs to Phoenix bus services, operated by Blythe Wellness Express, depart from Palm Springs - Desert Regional Medical Center station.

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The quickest flight from Indio/Palm Springs Airport to Phoenix Airport is the direct flight which takes 1 h 8 min.

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Palm Springs to Phoenix bus services, operated by Greyhound USA, arrive at Phoenix, Az station.

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Phoenix is 1 h ahead of Palm Springs. It is currently 8:52 PM in Palm Springs and 8:52 PM in Phoenix.

Yes, the driving distance between Palm Springs to Phoenix is 270 miles. It takes approximately 4 h 15 min to drive from Palm Springs to Phoenix.

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American Airlines offers flights from Indio/Palm Springs Airport to Phoenix Airport.

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  • Distance: 260 miles
  • Duration: 3 h 18 min

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

You can take a bus from Palm Springs to Phoenix via Mesa Verde - Roy Wilson Community Center, K-Mart Transfer Center, 14th Ave & Willow, and Blythe, Ca in around 5 h 38 min.

Airlines
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Indio/Palm Springs to Phoenix
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $490
Train operators
Valley Metro Phoenix
Phone
(602) 253-5000
Email
csr@valleymetro.org
Website
valleymetro.org
Train from 44th St/Washington to Washington/Central Ave
Ave. Duration
15 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$2
Schedules at
valleymetro.org
Bus operators
Blythe Wellness Express
Phone
+61 760.922.1140
Website
blythewellnessexpress.org
Bus from Palm Springs - Desert Regional Medical Center to Mesa Verde - Roy Wilson Community Center
Ave. Duration
1 h 45 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$10
Schedules at
blythewellnessexpress.org
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.

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Contact Details
Phone
+1 214-849-8100/1-800-231-2222
Email
ifsr@greyhound.com
Website
greyhound.com
Bus from Blythe, Ca to Phoenix, Az
Ave. Duration
2 h 20 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$20 - $50
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$20 - $35
Flexible
$35 - $50
Sunline Transit
Phone
+1 760-343-3451
Website
sunline.org
Bus from N Palm Cyn at Amado to Hwy 111 at Las Palmas
Ave. Duration
1 h 22 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$3
Schedules at
sunline.org
Bus from N Palm Cyn at Chino to Hwy 111 at Flower
Ave. Duration
1 h 31 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$3
Schedules at
sunline.org
EPLA Limo Express
Website
eplalimo.com
Bus from Indio to Phoenix, AZ
Ave. Duration
3 h 45 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$30 - $45
Schedules at
eplalimo.com
Tufesa
Phone
7022546899
Email
serviciosvegas@hotmail.com
Website
tufesabus.com
Bus from Indio, CA to Phoenix, AZ
Ave. Duration
3 h 45 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$35 - $55
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The best way to get from Palm Springs to Indio/Palm Springs Airport is to line 14 bus which takes 8 min and costs .

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