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There are 4 ways to get from Phoenix to Palm Springs by bus, car, train or plane

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Bus, line 111 bus  •  5 h 36 min

  1. Take the bus from Phoenix, AZ to Indio
  2. Take the line 111 bus from Hwy 111 at Las Palmas to Indian Cyn at Alejo 111

$37 - $48

3 alternative options

Bus  •  6 h 30 min

  1. Take the bus from Phoenix, AZ to Indio, CA
  2. Take the bus from Hwy111 at GolfCntr to Indian Cyn at Alejo 111

$43 - $58

Drive  •  4 h 15 min

  1. Drive from Phoenix to Palm Springs 269.9 miles

$26 - $40

Train, fly  •  3 h 28 min

  1. Take the train from Jefferson/1st Ave to 44th St/Washington
  2. Fly from Phoenix (PHX) to Indio/Palm Springs (PSP) PHX - PSP

$100 - $905

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The cheapest way to get from Phoenix to Palm Springs is to drive which costs $26 - $40 and takes 4 h 15 min.

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The quickest way to get from Phoenix to Palm Springs is to train and fly which costs $100 - $950 and takes 3 h 28 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Phoenix to Palm Springs. However, there are services departing from Phoenix, AZ and arriving at Indian Cyn at Alejo via Hwy 111 at Las Palmas. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 5 h 36 min.

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The distance between Phoenix and Palm Springs is 260 miles. The road distance is 269.9 miles.

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The best way to get from Phoenix to Palm Springs without a car is to bus and line 111 bus which takes 5 h 36 min and costs $35 - $50.

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It takes approximately 5 h 36 min to get from Phoenix to Palm Springs, including transfers.

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Phoenix to Palm Springs bus services, operated by EPLA Limo Express, depart from Phoenix, AZ station.

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The quickest flight from Phoenix Airport to Indio/Palm Springs Airport is the direct flight which takes 1 h 7 min.

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Phoenix to Palm Springs bus services, operated by Sunline Transit, arrive at Indian Cyn at Alejo station.

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Palm Springs is 1 h behind Phoenix. It is currently 4:25 AM in Phoenix and 3:25 AM in Palm Springs.

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  • Distance: 260 miles
  • Duration: 5 h 36 min

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

You can take a bus from Phoenix to Palm Springs via Indio and Hwy 111 at Las Palmas in around 5 h 36 min.

Airlines
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Phoenix to Indio/Palm Springs
Ave. Duration
1 h 12 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $490
Train operators
Valley Metro Phoenix
Phone
(602) 253-5000
Email
csr@valleymetro.org
Website
valleymetro.org
Train from Jefferson/1st Ave to 44th St/Washington
Ave. Duration
15 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$2
Schedules at
valleymetro.org
Bus operators
EPLA Limo Express
Website
eplalimo.com
Bus from Phoenix, AZ to Indio
Ave. Duration
4 h
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$30 - $45
Schedules at
eplalimo.com
Sunline Transit
Phone
+1 760-343-3451
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 Hwy111 at GolfCntr to Indian Cyn at Alejo
Ave. Duration
1 h 28 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$3
Schedules at
sunline.org
Tufesa
Phone
7022546899
Email
serviciosvegas@hotmail.com
Website
tufesabus.com
Bus from Phoenix, AZ to Indio, CA
Ave. Duration
4 h
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$35 - $55
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Yes, the driving distance between Phoenix to Palm Springs is 270 miles. It takes approximately 4 h 15 min to drive from Phoenix to Palm Springs.

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American Airlines offers flights from Phoenix Airport to Indio/Palm Springs Airport.

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There are 569+ hotels available in Palm Springs. Prices start at $80 USD per night.

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