There are 6 ways to get from Simi Valley to Palm Springs by train, bus, car or plane

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Train, Amtrak Thruway  •  6 h 49 min

  1. Take the train from Moorpark Amtrak to Fullerton Transportation Center Pacific Surfliner
  2. Take the Amtrak Thruway from Fullerton, CA to Palm Springs, CA 4968 / ...

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Bus  •  9 h 23 min

  1. Take the bus from Thousand Oaks Transit Center to Flower & 7th Commuter Express 423 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Los Angeles to Indio

$32 - $53

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Train, Amtrak Thruway via L. A. Union Station station  •  7 h 6 min

  1. Take the train from Moorpark station to L. A. Union Station station Ventura County Line
  2. Take the Amtrak Thruway from Fullerton, CA to Palm Springs, CA 4968 / ...

Amtrak Thruway  •  7 h 35 min

  1. Take the Amtrak Thruway from Moorpark, CA to Los Angeles, CA 4591
  2. Take the Amtrak Thruway from Fullerton, CA to Palm Springs, CA 4968 / ...

Drive  •  2 h 31 min

  1. Drive from Simi Valley to Palm Springs 146.1 miles

$14 - $21

Bus, train, fly  •  6 h 34 min

  1. Take the bus from Simi Town Center EB to Moorpark Station WB
  2. Take the train from Moorpark station to L. A. Union Station station
  3. Fly from Los Angeles (LAX) to Indio/Palm Springs (PSP) LAX - PSP

$169 - $436

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The cheapest way to get from Simi Valley to Palm Springs is to drive which costs $14 - $21 and takes 2 h 31 min.

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The quickest way to get from Simi Valley to Palm Springs is to drive which costs $14 - $21 and takes 2 h 31 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Simi Valley to Palm Springs. However, there are services departing from Simi Town Center EB and arriving at Palm Springs, CA via Moorpark, CA, Los Angeles Union Station Amtrak and Fullerton, CA. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 7 h 35 min.

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The distance between Simi Valley and Palm Springs is 132 miles. The road distance is 146.1 miles.

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The best way to get from Simi Valley to Palm Springs without a car is to train and Amtrak Thruway which takes 6 h 49 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 6 h 49 min to get from Simi Valley to Palm Springs, including transfers.

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Simi Valley to Palm Springs bus services, operated by Amtrak, depart from Moorpark, CA station.

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The quickest flight from Los Angeles Airport to Indio/Palm Springs Airport is the direct flight which takes 55 min.

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

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Yes, the driving distance between Simi Valley to Palm Springs is 146 miles. It takes approximately 2 h 31 min to drive from Simi Valley to Palm Springs.

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United Airlines offers flights from Los Angeles Airport to Indio/Palm Springs Airport.

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There are 496+ hotels available in Palm Springs. Prices start at $80 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Simi Valley to Palm Springs.
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  • Distance: 132.3 miles
  • Duration: 6 h 49 min

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

You can take a bus from Simi Valley to Palm Springs via Moorpark Station WB, Moorpark, CA, Los Angeles, CA, Los Angeles Union Station Amtrak, Fullerton Transportation Center, and Fullerton, CA in around 7 h 35 min.

Airlines
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Los Angeles to Indio/Palm Springs
Ave. Duration
55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $700
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 Moorpark Amtrak to Fullerton Transportation Center
Ave. Duration
2 h 30 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$26 - $55
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$26 - $40
Flexi Coach Seat
$45 - $70
Business Coach Seat
$35 - $55
Room
$140 - $210
Metrolink Trains
Phone
(800) 371-LINK (5465)
Website
metrolinktrains.com
Train from Moorpark station to L. A. Union Station station
Ave. Duration
1 h 13 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$9 - $12
Schedules at
metrolinktrains.com
Bus 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
Bus from Fullerton, CA to Palm Springs, CA
Ave. Duration
1 h 55 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Website
amtrak.com
Bus from Moorpark, CA to Los Angeles, CA
Ave. Duration
1 h 35 min
Frequency
Once daily
Website
amtrak.com
Ladot
Website
ladottransit.com
Bus from Thousand Oaks Transit Center to Flower & 7th
Ave. Duration
1 h 3 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$1 - $4
Schedules at
ladotbus.com
EPLA Limo Express
Website
eplalimo.com
Bus from Los Angeles to Indio
Ave. Duration
3 h 45 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$26 - $40
Schedules at
eplalimo.com
Ventura County Transportation Commission
Phone
(800) 438-1112
Website
goventura.org
Bus from Simi Town Center EB to Moorpark Station WB
Ave. Duration
24 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$1 - $3
Schedules at
Ventura County Transportation Commission

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