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There are 5 ways to get from Phoenix to Palomar Mountain by bus, car or plane

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Bus, drive

  1. Take the bus from Phoenix, AZ to Indio, CA
  2. Drive from Indio, CA to Palomar Mountain

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Bus, drive via Phoenix, AZ

  1. Take the bus from Phoenix, AZ to Indio, CA
  2. Drive from Indio, CA to Palomar Mountain

Drive

  1. Drive from Phoenix to Palomar Mountain

Fly to Indio/Palm Springs, drive

  1. Fly from Phoenix (PHX) to Indio/Palm Springs (PSP)
  2. Drive from Indio/Palm Springs to Palomar Mountain

Fly to San Diego, bus, line 388 bus

  1. Fly from Phoenix (PHX) to San Diego (SAN)
  2. Take the bus from Santa Fe Depot Transit Center to Escondido Transit Center
  3. Take the line 388 bus from Escondido Transit Center to Valley Center Rd & Hwy 76

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The cost-effective way to get from Phoenix to Palomar Mountain is to drive, which costs $35 - $55 and takes 6h 7m.

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The quickest way to get from Phoenix to Palomar Mountain is to fly and drive which costs $75 - $200 and takes 4h 37m.

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The distance between Phoenix and Palomar Mountain is 279 miles. The road distance is 365.9 miles.

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It takes approximately 6h 16m to get from Phoenix to Palomar Mountain, including transfers.

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The quickest flight from Phoenix Airport to Indio/Palm Springs Airport is the direct flight which takes 1h 10m.

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Palomar Mountain is 1h behind Phoenix. It is currently 12:54 PM in Phoenix and 11:54 AM in Palomar Mountain.

Yes, the driving distance between Phoenix to Palomar Mountain is 366 miles. It takes approximately 6h 7m to drive from Phoenix to Palomar Mountain.

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Southwest Airlines and American Airlines offer flights from Phoenix Airport to Indio/Palm Springs Airport.

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There are eight+ hotels available in Palomar Mountain. Prices start at $100 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Phoenix to Palomar Mountain.
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  • Distance: 278.9 miles
  • Duration: 6h 16m

What companies run services between Phoenix, AZ, USA and Palomar Mountain, CA, USA?

There is no direct connection from Phoenix to Palomar Mountain. However, you can take the bus to Indio, CA then take the drive to Palomar Mountain. Alternatively, you can take the bus to Indio, CA then take the drive to Palomar Mountain.

Airlines
Southwest Airlines
Website
southwest.com
Flights from Phoenix to Indio/Palm Springs
Ave. Duration
1h 12m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$85 - $320
Flights from Phoenix to San Diego
Ave. Duration
1h 13m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$65 - $190
Flights from Phoenix to San Diego via Las Vegas
Ave. Duration
3h 10m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$65 - $190
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Phoenix to Indio/Palm Springs
Ave. Duration
1h 11m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$65 - $250
Flights from Phoenix to San Diego
Ave. Duration
1h 13m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $480
Frontier Airlines
Website
flyfrontier.com
Flights from Phoenix to San Diego
Ave. Duration
1h 23m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$45 - $260
Bus operators
Tufesa
Phone
+1 833 766 3553
Email
centelusa@hotmail.com
Website
tufesainternacional.com
Bus from Phoenix, AZ to Indio, CA
Ave. Duration
4h
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$35 - $50
Schedules at
tufesainternacional.com
EPLA Limo Express
Website
eplalimo.com
Bus from Phoenix, AZ to Indio, CA
Ave. Duration
4h 30m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$35 - $50
Schedules at
eplalimo.com
One Way
$35 - $50
San Diego Metro Transit
Phone
+1 619-233-3004
Website
sdmts.com
Bus from Santa Fe Depot Transit Center to Escondido Transit Center
Ave. Duration
1h 18m
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$1 - $5
Schedules at
sdmts.com
One Way - Senior / Disabled / Medicare
$1 - $3
One Way - Adult/Youth
$2 - $5
North County Transit
Website
gonctd.com
Bus from Escondido Transit Center to Valley Center Rd & Hwy 76
Ave. Duration
1h
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$1 - $5
Schedules at
gonctd.com

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