There are 4 ways to get from Seattle to Palm Springs by plane, bus, train or car

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Fly  •  4 h 58 min

  1. Fly from Seattle (SEA) to Indio/Palm Springs (PSP) SEA - PSP

$101 - $557

3 alternative options

Bus, Amtrak Thruway  •  31 h 27 min

  1. Take the bus from Seattle, Wa to Los Angeles, Ca
  2. Take the bus from Los Angeles, Ca to Anaheim, Ca
  3. Take the Amtrak Thruway from Fullerton, CA to Palm Springs, CA

Train, Amtrak Thruway  •  39 h 38 min

  1. Take the train from Seattle King Street Station to Los Angeles Union Station Amtrak Coast Starlight
  2. Take the Amtrak Thruway from Fullerton, CA to Palm Springs, CA 4968 / ...

Drive  •  20 h 58 min

  1. Drive from Seattle to Palm Springs 1248.5 miles

$120 - $180

Questions & Answers

The distance between Seattle and Palm Springs is 1004 miles. The road distance is 1248.5 miles.

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The best way to get from Seattle to Palm Springs without a car is to bus and Amtrak Thruway which takes 31 h 27 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 4 h 58 min to get from Seattle to Palm Springs, including transfers.

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The best way to get from Seattle to Palm Springs is to fly which takes 4 h 58 min and costs . Alternatively, you can bus and Amtrak Thruway, which costs and takes 31 h 27 min.

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The quickest flight from Seattle Airport to Indio/Palm Springs Airport is the direct flight which takes 2 h 46 min.

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Yes, the driving distance between Seattle to Palm Springs is 1248 miles. It takes approximately 20 h 58 min to drive from Seattle to Palm Springs.

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Delta, Alaska Airlines, Inc. and United Airlines offer flights from Seattle Airport to Indio/Palm Springs Airport.

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There are 494+ hotels available in Palm Springs. Prices start at $79 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Seattle to Seattle Airport is to tram which takes 34 min and costs .

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Map of how to get from Seattle to Palm Springs.
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  • Distance: 1004 miles
  • Duration: 4 h 58 min

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

Delta, Alaska Airlines, Inc. and three other airlines fly from Seattle to Palm Springs hourly. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Seattle to Palm Springs via Los Angeles, Ca, Anaheim, Ca, Anaheim Amtrak, Fullerton Transportation Center, and Fullerton, CA in around 31 h 27 min.

Airlines
Alaska Airlines, Inc.
Website
alaskaair.com
Flights from Seattle to Indio/Palm Springs
Ave. Duration
2 h 52 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $850
Flights from Seattle to Indio/Palm Springs via Portland
Ave. Duration
4 h 46 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $850
Flights from Seattle to Indio/Palm Springs via San Francisco
Ave. Duration
5 h 12 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $850
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Seattle to Indio/Palm Springs via San Francisco
Ave. Duration
5 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $950
Flights from Seattle to Indio/Palm Springs via Denver
Ave. Duration
5 h 51 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$160 - $950
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from Seattle to Indio/Palm Springs
Ave. Duration
2 h 46 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$270 - $850
Flights from Seattle to Indio/Palm Springs via Salt Lake City
Ave. Duration
5 h 14 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$270 - $850
Train operators
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 1-800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Seattle King Street Station to Los Angeles Union Station Amtrak
Ave. Duration
35 h 15 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$170 - $550
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$170 - $260
Flexi Coach Seat
$310 - $450
Business Coach Seat
$370 - $550
Room
$650 - $950
Bus operators
Greyhound USA

Greyhound is a leading bus company based in Dallas, Texas, serving over 3800 destinations across North America, Mexico and Canada. Greyhound carries around 18 million passengers a year who travel 5.4 billion miles (8.6 billion km) a year on their fleet of around 1700 vehicles. For travel flexibility, you can board or get off a Greyhound bus at official Greyhound stations, partner stations and curbside stops. There are around 230 Greyhound stations across the US where you can both catch your bus and buy tickets, that are also available on the official website and via the mobile app.

Rome2rio's guide to Greyhound USA
Contact Details
Phone
+1 214-849-8100/1-800-231-2222
Email
ifsr@greyhound.com
Website
greyhound.com
Bus from Seattle, Wa to Los Angeles, Ca
Ave. Duration
27 h 5 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$100 - $270
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$100 - $180
Flexible
$210 - $270
Bus from Los Angeles, Ca to Anaheim, Ca
Ave. Duration
40 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$9 - $21
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$9 - $14
Flexible
$16 - $21
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.

Rome2rio's guide to Amtrak
Contact Details
Phone
+1 1-800-872-7245
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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