There are 4 ways to get from Riverside to Joshua Tree National Park by bus

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Recommended option

Bus Tufesa, travel  •  2 h 42 min

  1. Take the bus from Fontana to Indio, CA
  2. Travel from Indio, CA to Joshua Tree National Park

3 alternative options

Bus, line 111 bus, travel  •  3 h 53 min

  1. Take the bus from RTA Metrolink Station at Vine to Town Center & Hahn 220
  2. Take the line 111 bus from Town Center & Hahn to Hwy 111 at Flower 111 / ...
  3. Travel from Hwy 111 at Flower to Joshua Tree National Park

Bus EPLA Limo Express, travel  •  4 h 32 min

  1. Take the bus from Riverside Metro Link Sb Lat to San Bernardino Transit Center 215 / ...
  2. Take the bus from San Bernardino, CA to Indio
  3. Travel from Indio to Joshua Tree National Park

Line 15 bus, bus, line 111 bus, travel  •  5 h 18 min

  1. Take the line 15 bus from Magnolia NS Sunnyside to Vine St Layover 1 / ...
  2. Take the bus from RTA Metrolink Station at Vine to Town Center & Hahn 220
  3. Take the line 111 bus from Town Center & Hahn to Indio Blvd at Tamarisk 111
  4. Travel from Indio Blvd at Tamarisk to Joshua Tree National Park

Questions & Answers

The distance between Riverside and Joshua Tree National Park is 86 miles.

The best way to get from Riverside to Joshua Tree National Park without a car is to bus and travel which takes 2 h 42 min and costs .

More details

It takes approximately 2 h 42 min to get from Riverside to Joshua Tree National Park, including transfers.

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Map of how to get from Riverside to Joshua Tree National Park.
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  • Distance: 86.4 miles
  • Duration: 2 h 42 min

What companies run services between Riverside, CA, USA and Joshua Tree National Park, CA, USA?

There is no direct connection from Riverside to Joshua Tree National Park. However, you can take the taxi to Fontana, take the bus to Indio, CA, then take the travel to Joshua Tree National Park. Alternatively, you can take the bus to Town Center & Hahn, take the line 111 bus to Hwy 111 at Flower, then take the travel to Joshua Tree National Park.

Bus operators
Tufesa
Phone
7022546899
Email
serviciosvegas@hotmail.com
Website
tufesabus.com
Bus from Fontana to Indio, CA
Ave. Duration
1 h 45 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$8 - $19
Book at
GotoBus
Plus
$8 - $13
Platinum
$13 - $17
Ejecutivo
$13 - $19
Sunline Transit
Phone
+1 760-343-3451
Website
sunline.org
Bus from RTA Metrolink Station at Vine to Town Center & Hahn
Ave. Duration
2 h 16 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$3
Schedules at
sunline.org
Bus from Town Center & Hahn to Hwy 111 at Flower
Ave. Duration
45 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$3
Schedules at
sunline.org
Bus from Town Center & Hahn to Indio Blvd at Tamarisk
Ave. Duration
47 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$3
Schedules at
sunline.org
OmniTrans
Phone
1-800-9-OMNIBUS
Website
omnitrans.org
Bus from Riverside Metro Link Sb Lat to San Bernardino Transit Center
Ave. Duration
25 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$2
Schedules at
omnitrans.org
Riverside Transit Agency
Phone
(951) 565-5002
Website
riversidetransit.com
Bus from Vine St Layover to San Bernardino Transit Center
Ave. Duration
22 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$1 - $3
Schedules at
riversidetransit.com
Bus from Magnolia NS Sunnyside to Vine St Layover
Ave. Duration
20 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$1 - $3
Schedules at
riversidetransit.com
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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