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

Select an option below to see step-by-step directions and to compare ticket prices and travel times in Rome2rio's travel planner.

Recommended option

Train, Amtrak Thruway  •  7 h 8 min

  1. Take the train from San Diego Santa Fe Depot to Fullerton Transportation Center Pacific Surfliner
  2. Take the Amtrak Thruway from Fullerton, CA to Palm Springs, CA 4968 / ...

Cheapest option

Bus  •  11 h 30 min

  1. Take the bus from Tijuana to Temecula
  2. Take the bus from Sixth + Front to Gilmore FS Devonshire Hemet Mall 79
  3. Take the bus from 2nd at Commerce to Town Center & Hahn 220

$49 - $67

2 alternative options

Bus, Amtrak Thruway  •  8 h 7 min

  1. Take the bus from Tijuana to San Ysidro
  2. Take the bus from San Ysidro, Ca to Anaheim, Ca
  3. Take the Amtrak Thruway from Fullerton, CA to Palm Springs, CA

Drive  •  2 h 33 min

  1. Drive from Tijuana to Palm Springs 141.6 miles

$13 - $20

Questions & Answers

No, there is no direct bus from Tijuana to Palm Springs. However, there are services departing from Tijuana and arriving at Indian Cyn at Alejo via Sixth + Front, Gilmore FS Devonshire Hemet Mall, 2nd at Commerce and Town Center at Hahn. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 11 h 30 min.

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The distance between Tijuana and Palm Springs is 154 km. The road distance is 226.6 km.

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The best way to get from Tijuana to Palm Springs without a car is to bus and Amtrak Thruway which takes 8 h 7 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 7 h 8 min to get from Tijuana to Palm Springs, including transfers.

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Tijuana to Palm Springs bus services, operated by Greyhound Mexico, depart from Tijuana station.

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Tijuana to Palm Springs bus services, operated by Sunline Transit, arrive at Town Center & Hahn station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Tijuana to Palm Springs is 227 km. It takes approximately 2 h 33 min to drive from Tijuana to Palm Springs.

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

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Map of how to get from Tijuana to Palm Springs.
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  • Distance: 96 miles
  • Duration: 7 h 8 min

What companies run services between Tijuana, Mexico and Palm Springs, CA, USA?

You can take a bus from Tijuana to Palm Springs via San Ysidro, San Ysidro, Ca, Anaheim, Ca, Anaheim Amtrak, Fullerton Transportation Center, and Fullerton, CA in around 8 h 7 min.

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 San Diego Santa Fe Depot to Fullerton Transportation Center
Ave. Duration
2 h 22 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$30 - $65
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$30 - $45
Flexi Coach Seat
$50 - $80
Business Coach Seat
$45 - $65
Room
$160 - $220
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.

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
Greyhound Mexico
Phone
01-800 890 6821
Website
greyhound.com.mx
Bus from Tijuana to San Ysidro
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$9 - $50
Schedules at
greyhound.com.mx
Bus from Tijuana to Temecula
Ave. Duration
4 h
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$40 - $55
Schedules at
greyhound.com.mx
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 San Ysidro, Ca to Anaheim, Ca
Ave. Duration
2 h 55 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$17 - $40
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$17 - $26
Flexible
$30 - $40
Riverside Transit Agency
Phone
(951) 565-5002
Website
riversidetransit.com
Bus from Sixth + Front to Gilmore FS Devonshire Hemet Mall
Ave. Duration
1 h 35 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$1 - $3
Schedules at
riversidetransit.com
Sunline Transit
Phone
+1 760-343-3451
Website
sunline.org
Bus from 2nd at Commerce to Town Center & Hahn
Ave. Duration
1 h 6 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$3
Schedules at
sunline.org

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