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There are 2 ways to get from Santa Ana to Palm Springs by bus or car

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Amtrak Thruway  •  3 h 14 min

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

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Drive  •  1 h 38 min

  1. Drive from Santa Ana to Palm Springs 93.5 miles

$9 - $14

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The cheapest way to get from Santa Ana to Palm Springs is to drive which costs $9 - $14 and takes 1 h 38 min.

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The quickest way to get from Santa Ana to Palm Springs is to drive which costs $9 - $14 and takes 1 h 38 min.

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The distance between Santa Ana and Palm Springs is 77 miles. The road distance is 93.5 miles.

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The best way to get from Santa Ana to Palm Springs without a car is to Amtrak Thruway which takes 3 h 14 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 3 h 14 min to get from Santa Ana to Palm Springs, including transfers.

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Yes, the driving distance between Santa Ana to Palm Springs is 93 miles. It takes approximately 1 h 38 min to drive from Santa Ana to Palm Springs.

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There are 584+ hotels available in Palm Springs. Prices start at $82 USD per night.

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  • Distance: 76.6 miles
  • Duration: 3 h 14 min

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

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

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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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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

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