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

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Amtrak Thruway, train, subway  •  5 h 43 min

  1. Take the Amtrak Thruway from Palm Springs, CA to Fullerton, CA
  2. Take the train from Fullerton station to L. A. Union Station station
  3. Take the subway from Union Station - Metro Red & Purple Lines to Universal / Studio City Station

$9 - $11

4 alternative options

Bus  •  6 h 58 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, CA

$31 - $46

Line 111 bus, bus, train, subway  •  8 h 4 min

  1. Take the line 111 bus from N Palm Cyn at Chino to Town Center & Hahn 111
  2. Take the bus from Palm Desert Amtrak to Fullerton Transportation Center
  3. Take the train from Fullerton station to L. A. Union Station station
  4. Take the subway from Union Station - Metro Red & Purple Lines to Universal / Studio City Station

Drive  •  2 h 6 min

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

$11 - $17

Fly, subway  •  5 h 5 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

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Palm Springs to Universal Studios, Hollywood is to Amtrak Thruway and train and subway which costs $8 - $11 and takes 5 h 43 min.

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The quickest way to get from Palm Springs to Universal Studios, Hollywood is to drive which costs $11 - $17 and takes 2 h 6 min.

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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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It takes approximately 5 h 43 min to get from Palm Springs to Universal Studios, Hollywood, including transfers.

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No, there is no direct bus from Palm Springs to Universal Studios, Hollywood. However, there are services departing from N Palm Cyn at Chino and arriving at Lankershim / Campo De Cahuenga via Indio, Hill / 5th and Olive / San Fernando. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 6 h 58 min.

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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 Hwy 111 at Las Palmas, Indio, Los Angeles, CA, Hill / 5th, Olive / San Fernando, and Lankershim / Campo De Cahuenga in around 6 h 58 min.

Airlines
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Indio/Palm Springs to Los Angeles
Ave. Duration
1 h 17 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $700
Train operators
Bus operators
Amtrak
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
Bus from Palm Desert Amtrak to Fullerton Transportation Center
Ave. Duration
2 h 50 min
Frequency
Once daily
Website
amtrak.com
Sunline Transit
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
Bus from N Palm Cyn at Chino to Town Center & Hahn
Ave. Duration
46 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$3
Schedules at
sunline.org
EPLA Limo Express
Website
eplalimo.com
Bus from Indio to Los Angeles, CA
Ave. Duration
2 h 20 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$27 - $40
Schedules at
eplalimo.com

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