There are 5 ways to get from Palm Springs to San Antonio by plane, bus, train or car

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Fly  •  6 h 55 min

  1. Fly from Indio/Palm Springs (PSP) to San Antonio (SAT) PSP - SAT

$175 - $755

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Bus Greyhound Mexico  •  27 h 44 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 to San Antonio Tijuana-Monterrey 2 / ...

$112 - $178

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Bus Greyhound USA  •  31 h 50 min

  1. Take the bus from Town Center & Hahn to RTA Metrolink Station at Vine 220
  2. Take the bus from San Bernardino, Ca to San Antonio, Tx 1416

$127 - $319

Amtrak Thruway, train  •  33 h 48 min

  1. Take the Amtrak Thruway from Palm Springs, CA to Fullerton, CA 4985 / ...
  2. Take the train from Los Angeles Union Station Amtrak to San Antonio Amtrak Sunset Limited / ...

$201 - $587

Drive  •  20 h 9 min

  1. Drive from Palm Springs to San Antonio 1256.3 miles

$120 - $180

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The cheapest way to get from Palm Springs to San Antonio is to bus which costs $110 - $180 and takes 27 h 44 min.

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The quickest way to get from Palm Springs to San Antonio is to fly which costs $170 - $800 and takes 6 h 55 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Palm Springs to San Antonio. However, there are services departing from Palm Springs - Desert Regional Medical Center and arriving at San Antonio via Mesa Verde - Roy Wilson Community Center, K-Mart Transfer Center and Blythe. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 27 h 44 min.

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The distance between Palm Springs and San Antonio is 1110 miles. The road distance is 1256.3 miles.

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The best way to get from Palm Springs to San Antonio without a car is to bus which takes 27 h 44 min and costs $110 - $180.

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It takes approximately 6 h 55 min to get from Palm Springs to San Antonio, including transfers.

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

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The best way to get from Palm Springs to San Antonio is to fly which takes 6 h 55 min and costs $170 - $800. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs $110 - $180 and takes 27 h 44 min.

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There is no direct flight from Indio/Palm Springs Airport to San Antonio Airport. The quickest flight takes 4 h 41 min and has one stopover.

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Palm Springs to San Antonio bus services, operated by Greyhound Mexico, arrive at San Antonio station.

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Map of how to get from Palm Springs to San Antonio.
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  • Distance: 1109.5 miles
  • Duration: 6 h 55 min

What companies run services between Palm Springs, CA, USA and San Antonio, TX, USA?

American Airlines, United Airlines and Delta fly from Palm Springs to San Antonio hourly. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Palm Springs to San Antonio via Mesa Verde - Roy Wilson Community Center, K-Mart Transfer Center, 14th Ave & Willow, and Blythe in around 27 h 44 min.

Airlines
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Indio/Palm Springs to San Antonio via Phoenix
Ave. Duration
5 h 21 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $750
Flights from Indio/Palm Springs to San Antonio via Dallas/Ft.Worth
Ave. Duration
5 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $800
Flights from Indio/Palm Springs to San Antonio via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
9 h 29 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$260 - $950
Flights from Indio/Palm Springs to San Antonio via Phoenix, Dallas/Ft.Worth
Ave. Duration
6 h 53 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $800
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Indio/Palm Springs to San Antonio via Houston
Ave. Duration
5 h 12 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$190 - $850
Flights from Indio/Palm Springs to San Antonio via Denver
Ave. Duration
6 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $850
Flights from Indio/Palm Springs to San Antonio via Los Angeles
Ave. Duration
5 h 36 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $850
Flights from Indio/Palm Springs to San Antonio via San Francisco
Ave. Duration
6 h 19 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$220 - $900
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from Indio/Palm Springs to San Antonio via Salt Lake City
Ave. Duration
9 h 24 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $850
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 1-800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Los Angeles Union Station Amtrak to San Antonio Amtrak
Ave. Duration
28 h 50 min
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
$180 - $550
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$180 - $270
Flexi Coach Seat
$320 - $460
Business Coach Seat
$380 - $550
Room
$700 - $1,000
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 Mexico
Phone
01-800 890 6821
Website
greyhound.com.mx
Bus from Blythe to San Antonio
Ave. Duration
23 h 35 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$100 - $160
Schedules at
greyhound.com.mx
Sunline Transit
Phone
+1 760-343-3451
Website
sunline.org
Bus from Town Center & Hahn to RTA Metrolink Station at Vine
Ave. Duration
2 h 15 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$3
Schedules at
sunline.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.

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 San Antonio, Tx
Ave. Duration
26 h 20 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$120 - $310
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$120 - $200
Flexible
$230 - $310
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, CA to Fullerton, CA
Ave. Duration
2 h 15 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Website
amtrak.com

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San Antonio is 2 h ahead of Palm Springs. It is currently 10:23 AM in Palm Springs and 12:23 PM in San Antonio.

Yes, the driving distance between Palm Springs to San Antonio is 1256 miles. It takes approximately 20 h 9 min to drive from Palm Springs to San Antonio.

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Delta, United Airlines and American Airlines offer flights from Indio/Palm Springs Airport to San Antonio Airport.

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There are 403+ hotels available in San Antonio. Prices start at $54 USD per night.

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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 $3.

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