There are 6 ways to get from Palm Springs to Sedona 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 to Flagstaff  •  5 h 6 min

  1. Fly from Indio/Palm Springs (PSP) to Flagstaff (FLG) PSP - FLG

$288 - $1,283

Cheapest option

Bus  •  12 h 53 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 Flagstaff, Az 1364

$61 - $145

4 alternative options

Fly to Phoenix  •  5 h 56 min

  1. Fly from Indio/Palm Springs (PSP) to Phoenix (PHX) PSP - PHX

$138 - $963

Bus, Amtrak Thruway  •  12 h 24 min

  1. Take the bus from Indio to Phoenix, AZ
  2. Take the Amtrak Thruway from Phoenix, AZ - Sky Harbor Airport to Flagstaff, AZ 8561

Amtrak Thruway, train  •  14 h 47 min

  1. Take the Amtrak Thruway from Palm Springs, CA to Fullerton, CA 4985 / ...
  2. Take the train from Fullerton Transportation Center to Flagstaff Amtrak Southwest Chief

$80 - $216

Drive  •  6 h 3 min

  1. Drive from Palm Springs to Sedona 377.8 miles

$35 - $55

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The cheapest way to get from Palm Springs to Sedona is to drive which costs $35 - $55 and takes 6 h 3 min.

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The quickest way to get from Palm Springs to Sedona is to fly which costs $280 - $1,300 and takes 5 h 6 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Palm Springs to Sedona. However, there are services departing from Palm Springs - Desert Regional Medical Center and arriving at Coffee Pot & Sunset via Mesa Verde - Roy Wilson Community Center, K-Mart Transfer Center, Blythe, Ca, Flagstaff, AZ and Outlaw's BBQ. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 12 h 53 min.

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The distance between Palm Springs and Sedona is 282 miles. The road distance is 377.8 miles.

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The best way to get from Palm Springs to Sedona without a car is to bus and Amtrak Thruway which takes 12 h 24 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 5 h 6 min to get from Palm Springs to Sedona, including transfers.

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Palm Springs to Sedona 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 Sedona is to fly which takes 5 h 6 min and costs $280 - $1,300. Alternatively, you can bus and Amtrak Thruway, which costs and takes 12 h 24 min.

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  • Distance: 282 miles
  • Duration: 5 h 6 min

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

American Airlines flies from Palm Springs to Sedona 3 times a day. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Palm Springs to Sedona via Hwy 111 at Las Palmas, Indio, Phoenix, AZ, Phoenix, AZ - Sky Harbor Airport, Flagstaff, AZ, Sedona, AZ, and Outlaw's BBQ in around 12 h 24 min.

Airlines
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Indio/Palm Springs to Flagstaff via Phoenix
Ave. Duration
4 h 21 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$220 - $1,200
Flights from Indio/Palm Springs to Phoenix
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $490
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 Fullerton Transportation Center to Flagstaff Amtrak
Ave. Duration
9 h 34 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$75 - $220
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$75 - $120
Flexi Coach Seat
$140 - $200
Business Coach Seat
$150 - $220
Room
$330 - $460
Bus operators
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
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 Phoenix, AZ - Sky Harbor Airport to Flagstaff, AZ
Ave. Duration
3 h 10 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Website
amtrak.com
Bus from Palm Springs, CA to Fullerton, CA
Ave. Duration
2 h 15 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Website
amtrak.com
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 Flagstaff, Az
Ave. Duration
6 h 30 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$30 - $80
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$30 - $55
Flexible
$60 - $80

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