There are 4 ways to get from Santa Monica to Indio by bus, tram, night bus, car or plane

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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Line 720 bus, bus  •  4 h 32 min

  1. Take the line 720 bus from 5th / Santa Monica to 7th / Decatur 720
  2. Take the bus from Los Angeles, Ca to Indio, Ca 1360 / ...

$21 - $48

3 alternative options

Tram, night bus  •  4 h 15 min

  1. Take the tram from Downtown Santa Monica Station to 7th Street / Metro Center Station - Metro Blue & Expo Lines Metro Expo Line
  2. Take the night bus from Los Angeles, Ca to Indio, Ca 9601

$21 - $50

Drive  •  2 h 20 min

  1. Drive from Santa Monica to Indio 142.4 miles

$13 - $21

Fly, line 111 bus  •  5 h 5 min

  1. Fly from Los Angeles (LAX) to Indio/Palm Springs (PSP) LAX - PSP
  2. Take the line 111 bus from B St at Buddy Rogers to Hwy 111 at Oasis

$165 - $428

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Santa Monica to Indio is to drive which costs $13 - $21 and takes 2 h 20 min.

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The quickest way to get from Santa Monica to Indio is to drive which costs $13 - $21 and takes 2 h 20 min.

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The distance between Santa Monica and Indio is 133 miles. The road distance is 142.4 miles.

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It takes approximately 4 h 32 min to get from Santa Monica to Indio, including transfers.

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No, there is no direct bus from Santa Monica to Indio. However, there are services departing from 5th / Santa Monica and arriving at Indio, Ca via Los Angeles, Ca. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 4 h 32 min.

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What companies run services between Santa Monica, CA, USA and Indio, CA, USA?

You can take a bus from Santa Monica to Indio via 7th / Decatur and Los Angeles, Ca in around 4 h 32 min.

Airlines
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Los Angeles to Indio/Palm Springs
Ave. Duration
50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $700
Train operators
Metro Los Angeles
Website
metro.net
Tram from Downtown Santa Monica Station to 7th Street / Metro Center Station - Metro Blue & Expo Lines
Ave. Duration
46 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$2
Schedules at
metro.net
Bus operators
Metro Los Angeles
Website
metro.net
Bus from 5th / Santa Monica to 7th / Decatur
Ave. Duration
1 h 21 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$1 - $3
Schedules at
metro.net
Greyhound USA
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Contact Details
Phone
+1 214-849-8100/1-800-231-2222
Email
ifsr@greyhound.com
Website
greyhound.com
Bus from Los Angeles, Ca to Indio, Ca
Ave. Duration
3 h 5 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$19 - $45
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$19 - $29
Flexible
$30 - $45
Sunline Transit
Website
sunline.org
Bus from B St at Buddy Rogers to Hwy 111 at Oasis
Ave. Duration
1 h 4 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$3
Schedules at
sunline.org

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