There are 5 ways to get from Pasadena to Palm Springs by bus, car, tram 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  •  4 h 51 min

  1. Take the Amtrak Thruway from Fullerton, CA to Palm Springs, CA 4968 / ...

Cheapest option

Bus EPLA Limo Express, line 111 bus  •  5 h 27 min

  1. Take the bus from El Monte, CA to Indio
  2. Take the line 111 bus from Hwy 111 at Las Palmas to Indian Cyn at Alejo 111

$32 - $46

3 alternative options

Bus, line 111 bus via San Bernardino Transit Center  •  8 h 20 min

  1. Take the bus from Colorado Blvd and Garfield Ave E to Montclair Transit Center 187
  2. Take the bus from Montclair Trans Center to San Bernardino Transit Center 290
  3. Take the bus from San Bernardino Transit Center to Walmart 120
  4. Take the bus from 2nd at Commerce to Town Center & Hahn 220
  5. Take the line 111 bus from Town Center at Hahn to Indian Cyn at Alejo 111

Drive  •  1 h 48 min

  1. Drive from Pasadena to Palm Springs 103.9 miles

$10 - $15

Tram, fly  •  4 h 15 min

  1. Take the tram from Memorial Park Station to Union Station - Metro Gold Line
  2. Fly from Los Angeles (LAX) to Indio/Palm Springs (PSP) LAX - PSP

$161 - $423

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Pasadena to Palm Springs is to drive which costs $10 - $15 and takes 1 h 48 min.

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The quickest way to get from Pasadena to Palm Springs is to drive which costs $10 - $15 and takes 1 h 48 min.

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The distance between Pasadena and Palm Springs is 95 miles. The road distance is 103.9 miles.

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It takes approximately 4 h 51 min to get from Pasadena to Palm Springs, including transfers.

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No, there is no direct bus from Pasadena to Palm Springs. However, there are services departing from Walnut / Garfield and arriving at Indian Cyn at Alejo via El Monte Station, El Monte, CA and Hwy 111 at Las Palmas. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 5 h 27 min.

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

Amtrak operates a bus from Pasadena to Palm Springs twice daily, and the journey takes 1 h 55 min.

Airlines
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Los Angeles to Indio/Palm Springs
Ave. Duration
50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $700
Train operators
Metro Los Angeles
Bus operators
EPLA Limo Express
Website
eplalimo.com
Bus from El Monte, CA to Indio
Ave. Duration
1 h 45 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$26 - $35
Schedules at
eplalimo.com
Sunline Transit
Website
sunline.org
Bus from Hwy 111 at Las Palmas to Indian Cyn at Alejo
Ave. Duration
1 h 21 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$3
Schedules at
sunline.org
Bus from 2nd at Commerce to Town Center & Hahn
Ave. Duration
1 h 7 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$3
Schedules at
sunline.org
Bus from Town Center at Hahn to Indian Cyn at Alejo
Ave. Duration
42 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$3
Schedules at
sunline.org
Foothill Transit
Phone
+1 800-743-3463
Website
foothilltransit.org
Bus from Colorado Blvd and Garfield Ave E to Montclair Transit Center
Ave. Duration
2 h 5 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$1 - $5
Schedules at
foothilltransit.org
OmniTrans
Phone
1-800-9-OMNIBUS
Website
omnitrans.org
Bus from Montclair Trans Center to San Bernardino Transit Center
Ave. Duration
53 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$2
Schedules at
omnitrans.org
Beaumont Pass Transit
Website
passtransit.com
Bus from San Bernardino Transit Center to Walmart
Ave. Duration
55 min
Frequency
Hourly
Schedules at
passtransit.com

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