There are 5 ways to get from Palm Springs to Universal Studios, Hollywood by bus, train, car, plane or subway

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Bus via Riverside Amtrak  •  4 h 9 min

  1. Take the bus from Palm Springs Amtrak to Riverside Amtrak Amtrak Thruway Connecting Service
  2. Take the bus from Riverside, CA to Los Angeles, CA

$10 - $19

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Bus, train  •  4 h 29 min

  1. Take the bus from Palm Springs Amtrak to Riverside Amtrak Amtrak Thruway Connecting Service
  2. Take the train from Riverside-Downtown station to L. A. Union Station station Riverside Line / ...

$12 - $15

Bus EPLA Limo Express  •  5 h 57 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

$31 - $45

Drive  •  2 h 6 min

  1. Drive from Palm Springs to Universal Studios, Hollywood 117 miles

$11 - $17

Fly, subway  •  4 h 9 min

  1. Fly from Indio/Palm Springs (PSP) to Los Angeles (LAX) PSP - LAX
  2. Take the subway from Union Station - Metro Red & Purple Lines to Universal / Studio City Station

$161 - $423

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The distance between Palm Springs and Universal Studios, Hollywood is 106 miles. The road distance is 117 miles.

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The best way to get from Palm Springs to Universal Studios, Hollywood without a car is to bus which takes 4 h 9 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 4 h 9 min to get from Palm Springs to Universal Studios, Hollywood, including transfers.

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The quickest flight from Indio/Palm Springs Airport to Los Angeles Airport is the direct flight which takes 1 h 9 min.

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Yes, the driving distance between Palm Springs to Universal Studios, Hollywood is 117 miles. It takes approximately 2 h 6 min to drive from Palm Springs to Universal Studios, Hollywood.

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United Airlines offers flights from Indio/Palm Springs Airport to Los Angeles Airport.

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There are 2439+ hotels available in Universal Studios, Hollywood. Prices start at $116 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 .

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Map of how to get from Palm Springs to Universal Studios, Hollywood.
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  • Distance: 106.4 miles
  • Duration: 4 h 9 min

What companies run services between Palm Springs, CA, USA and Universal Studios, Hollywood, CA, USA?

You can take a bus from Palm Springs to Universal Studios, Hollywood via Riverside Amtrak, Riverside, CA, Los Angeles, CA, Union Station - Metro Red & Purple Lines, and Universal / Studio City Station in around 4 h 9 min.

Airlines
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Indio/Palm Springs to Los Angeles
Ave. Duration
1 h 9 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $700
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
Metro Los Angeles
Website
metro.net
Subway from Union Station - Metro Red & Purple Lines to Universal / Studio City Station
Ave. Duration
25 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$2
Schedules at
metro.net
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.

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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
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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