There are 6 ways to get from Palm Springs to Venice by bus, train, tram, car or plane

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

Amtrak Thruway, line 733 bus  •  5 h 33 min

  1. Take the Amtrak Thruway from Palm Springs, CA to Fullerton, CA 4985 / ...
  2. Take the line 733 bus from Cesar E Chavez / Alameda to Venice / Abbot Kinney 33 / ...

$22 - $40

Cheapest option

Amtrak Thruway, train, tram  •  6 h 25 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 tram from 7th Street / Metro Center Station - Metro Blue & Expo Lines to Downtown Santa Monica Station

$12 - $15

4 alternative options

Bus EPLA Limo Express, line 733 bus  •  6 h 21 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
  3. Take the line 733 bus from Spring / 7th to Venice / Abbot Kinney 33 / ...

$30 - $46

Bus Amtrak, line 733 bus  •  7 h 58 min

  1. Take the bus from Palm Desert Amtrak to Fullerton Transportation Center Amtrak Thruway Connecting Service
  2. Take the line 733 bus from Patsaouras Transit Plaza to Venice / Abbot Kinney 33 / ...

Drive  •  2 h 6 min

  1. Drive from Palm Springs to Venice 120.5 miles

$11 - $17

Fly  •  2 h 49 min

  1. Fly from Indio/Palm Springs (PSP) to Los Angeles (LAX) PSP - LAX

$188 - $458

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Palm Springs to Venice is to Amtrak Thruway and train and tram which costs $11 - $15 and takes 6 h 25 min.

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

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No, there is no direct bus from Palm Springs to Venice. However, there are services departing from N Palm Cyn at Chino and arriving at Venice / Abbot Kinney via Indio and Spring / 7th. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 6 h 21 min.

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The distance between Palm Springs and Venice is 111 miles. The road distance is 120.5 miles.

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The best way to get from Palm Springs to Venice without a car is to Amtrak Thruway and line 733 bus which takes 5 h 33 min and costs $22 - $45.

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It takes approximately 5 h 33 min to get from Palm Springs to Venice, including transfers.

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Palm Springs to Venice bus services, operated by Sunline Transit, depart from N Palm Cyn at Chino station.

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The best way to get from Palm Springs to Venice is to Amtrak Thruway and line 733 bus which takes 5 h 33 min and costs $22 - $45. Alternatively, you can fly, which costs $180 - $460 and takes 2 h 49 min.

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Map of how to get from Palm Springs to Venice.
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  • Distance: 111 miles
  • Duration: 5 h 33 min

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

You can take a bus from Palm Springs to Venice via Fullerton, CA, Fullerton Transportation Center, Los Angeles Union Station Amtrak, and Cesar E Chavez / Alameda in around 5 h 33 min. Alternatively, United Airlines flies from Palm Springs to Venice once daily.

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 Fullerton station to L. A. Union Station station
Ave. Duration
45 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$6 - $9
Schedules at
metrolinktrains.com
Metro Los Angeles
Website
metro.net
Tram from 7th Street / Metro Center Station - Metro Blue & Expo Lines to Downtown Santa Monica Station
Ave. Duration
47 min
Frequency
Hourly
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, 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
Metro Los Angeles
Website
metro.net
Bus from Cesar E Chavez / Alameda to Venice / Abbot Kinney
Ave. Duration
1 h 22 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$1 - $3
Schedules at
metro.net
Bus from Spring / 7th to Venice / Abbot Kinney
Ave. Duration
1 h 14 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$1 - $3
Schedules at
metro.net
Bus from Patsaouras Transit Plaza to Venice / Abbot Kinney
Ave. Duration
1 h 25 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$1 - $3
Schedules at
metro.net
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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