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There are 6 ways to get from Pomona to Palm Springs by train, bus or car

Select an option below to see step-by-step directions and to compare ticket prices and travel times in Rome2rio's travel planner.

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Train, bus  •  4 h 49 min

  1. Take the train from Downtown Pomona station to Riverside-Downtown station Riverside Line
  2. Take the bus from RTA Metrolink Station at Vine to Town Center at Hahn 220

$13 - $15

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Line 286 bus, Amtrak Thruway  •  4 h 55 min

  1. Take the line 286 bus from Mission Blvd and Park to State College and Lambert S 286
  2. Take the Amtrak Thruway from Fullerton, CA to Palm Springs, CA 4968 / ...

Train, Amtrak Thruway  •  5 h 19 min

  1. Take the train from Downtown Pomona station to L. A. Union Station station Riverside Line
  2. Take the Amtrak Thruway from Fullerton, CA to Palm Springs, CA 4968 / ...

Bus, Amtrak Thruway  •  5 h 21 min

  1. Take the bus from Pomona Transit Center to Arcadia St and Alameda St Silver Streak
  2. Take the Amtrak Thruway from Fullerton, CA to Palm Springs, CA 4968 / ...

Line 61 bus, bus, line 111 bus  •  7 h 4 min

  1. Take the line 61 bus from Pomona Trans Center to Fontana Metrolink 61
  2. Take the bus from San Bernardino, CA to Indio
  3. Take the line 111 bus from Hwy 111 at Las Palmas to Indian Cyn at Alejo 111

$28 - $40

Drive  •  1 h 21 min

  1. Drive from Pomona to Palm Springs 78.1 miles

$7 - $11

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The cheapest way to get from Pomona to Palm Springs is to drive which costs $7 - $11 and takes 1 h 21 min.

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The quickest way to get from Pomona to Palm Springs is to drive which costs $7 - $11 and takes 1 h 21 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Pomona to Palm Springs. However, there are services departing from Mission Blvd and Park and arriving at Palm Springs, CA via State College-Lambert and Fullerton, CA. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 4 h 55 min.

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The distance between Pomona and Palm Springs is 71 miles. The road distance is 78.1 miles.

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The best way to get from Pomona to Palm Springs without a car is to train and bus which takes 4 h 49 min and costs $12 - $15.

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It takes approximately 4 h 49 min to get from Pomona to Palm Springs, including transfers.

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Pomona to Palm Springs bus services, operated by Foothill Transit, depart from Mission Blvd and Park station.

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Pomona to Palm Springs bus services, operated by Amtrak, arrive at Palm Springs, CA station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Pomona to Palm Springs is 78 miles. It takes approximately 1 h 21 min to drive from Pomona to Palm Springs.

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There are 584+ hotels available in Palm Springs. Prices start at $83 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Pomona to Palm Springs.
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  • Distance: 71.3 miles
  • Duration: 4 h 49 min

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

You can take a bus from Pomona to Palm Springs via State College-Lambert, Fullerton Trans Ctr Dock 5, and Fullerton, CA in around 4 h 55 min.

Train operators
Metrolink Trains
Phone
(800) 371-LINK (5465)
Website
metrolinktrains.com
Train from Downtown Pomona station to Riverside-Downtown station
Ave. Duration
43 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$6 - $9
Schedules at
metrolinktrains.com
Train from Downtown Pomona station to L. A. Union Station station
Ave. Duration
52 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$7 - $10
Schedules at
metrolinktrains.com
Bus operators
Sunline Transit
Phone
+1 760-343-3451
Website
sunline.org
Bus from RTA Metrolink Station at Vine to Town Center at Hahn
Ave. Duration
2 h 16 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$3
Schedules at
sunline.org
Bus from Hwy 111 at Las Palmas to Indian Cyn at Alejo
Ave. Duration
1 h 21 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$3
Schedules at
sunline.org
Foothill Transit
Phone
+1 800-743-3463
Website
foothilltransit.org
Bus from Mission Blvd and Park to State College and Lambert S
Ave. Duration
42 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$1 - $5
Schedules at
foothilltransit.org
Bus from Pomona Transit Center to Arcadia St and Alameda St
Ave. Duration
58 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$1 - $5
Schedules at
foothilltransit.org
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
+1 215-856-7924
Website
amtrak.com
Bus from Fullerton, CA to Palm Springs, CA
Ave. Duration
1 h 55 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Website
amtrak.com
OmniTrans
Phone
1-800-9-OMNIBUS
Website
omnitrans.org
Bus from Pomona Trans Center to Fontana Metrolink
Ave. Duration
1 h 25 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$2
Schedules at
omnitrans.org
EPLA Limo Express
Website
eplalimo.com
Bus from San Bernardino, CA to Indio
Ave. Duration
2 h
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$23 - $35
Schedules at
eplalimo.com

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