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There are 7 ways to get from Toronto to Palm Springs by plane, bus, train or car

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Fly to Indio/Palm Springs

  1. Fly from Toronto (YYZ) to Indio/Palm Springs (PSP)

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Fly to Los Angeles, bus

  1. Fly from Toronto (YYZ) to Los Angeles (LAX)
  2. Take the bus from Los Angeles Downtown to Palm Springs Downtown

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Train, bus via Detroit

  1. Take the train from Toronto Union Station to Windsor
  2. Take the train from Detroit to Chicago Union Station
  3. Take the train from Chicago Union Station to Fullerton Amtrak Station
  4. Take the bus from Fullerton, CA to Palm Springs, CA

Bus, train

  1. Take the bus from Toronto, ON to Windsor, ON
  2. Take the bus from Detroit to Chicago
  3. Take the train from Chicago Union Station to Los Angeles
  4. Take the bus from Los Angeles Downtown to Palm Springs Downtown

Train, bus

  1. Take the train from Toronto Union Station to Buffalo
  2. Take the train from Buffalo Depew Station to Chicago Union Station
  3. Take the train from Chicago Union Station to Fullerton Amtrak Station
  4. Take the bus from Fullerton, CA to Palm Springs, CA

Bus

  1. Take the bus from Toronto, ON to Windsor, ON
  2. Take the bus from Detroit to Dallas
  3. Take the bus from Dallas to El Monte
  4. Take the bus from Los Angeles Downtown to Palm Springs Downtown

Drive

  1. Drive from Toronto to Palm Springs
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  • Unvaccinated travellers are recommended to quarantine for a minimum of 7 days; take a COVID-19 test 3 days after arriving. If test is positive arrivals need to self-isolate until fully recovered
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Domestic travel is not restricted, but some conditions may apply

  • Face masks are recommended
  • There is a social distancing requirement of 2 metres
  • Domestic border crossings may be subject to approval, testing and quarantine
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The national COVID-19 helpline number in Palm Springs is 800-232-4636.

Wearing a face mask on public transport in Palm Springs is recommended.

The social distance requirement in Palm Springs is 2 metres.

Make yourself known to an official member of staff and/or call the national coronavirus helpline number on 800-232-4636.

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The cheapest way to get from Toronto to Palm Springs is to fly and bus which costs $210 - $500 and takes 12h 1m.

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The quickest way to get from Toronto to Palm Springs is to fly which costs $290 - $800 and takes 8h 37m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Toronto to Palm Springs. However, there are services departing from Toronto, ON and arriving at Palm Springs Downtown via Windsor Transit Terminal, Detroit, Dallas, El Monte Station - Upper Level and Los Angeles Downtown. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 2 days 22h.

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The distance between Toronto and Palm Springs is 2107 miles. The road distance is 2542.3 miles.

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The best way to get from Toronto to Palm Springs without a car is to bus and train which takes 2 days 11h and costs $330 - $490.

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It takes approximately 8h 37m to get from Toronto to Palm Springs, including transfers.

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Toronto to Palm Springs bus services, operated by Rider Express, depart from Toronto, ON station.

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The best way to get from Toronto to Palm Springs is to fly which takes 8h 37m and costs $290 - $800. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs $390 - $600 and takes 2 days 22h.

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The quickest flight from Toronto Airport to Indio/Palm Springs Airport is the direct flight which takes 5h 27m.

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Toronto to Palm Springs bus services, operated by Flixbus USA, arrive at Palm Springs Downtown station.

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Map of how to get from Toronto to Palm Springs.
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  • Distance: 2106.6 miles
  • Duration: 8h 37m

What companies run services between Toronto, ON, Canada and Palm Springs, CA, USA?

Air Canada, Flair Airlines and five other airlines fly from Toronto to Palm Springs hourly. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Toronto to Palm Springs via Windsor, ON, Windsor Transit Terminal, Jefferson at Griswold, Detroit, Dallas, El Monte Station - Upper Level, Union Station Patsaouras Bus Plaza, and Los Angeles Downtown in around 2 days 22h.

Airlines
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Toronto to Indio/Palm Springs via Denver
Ave. Duration
7h 26m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$290 - $950
Flights from Toronto to Indio/Palm Springs via Houston
Ave. Duration
8h 40m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$320 - $1,000
Flights from Toronto to Indio/Palm Springs via San Francisco
Ave. Duration
9h 10m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$330 - $1,000
Flights from Toronto to Los Angeles
Ave. Duration
5h 30m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $400
Flights from Toronto to Los Angeles via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
7h 41m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$250 - $2,300
Flights from Toronto to Los Angeles via Denver
Ave. Duration
7h 56m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$250 - $2,300
Flights from Toronto to Los Angeles via Washington Dulles
Ave. Duration
8h 24m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$250 - $2,300
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from Toronto to Indio/Palm Springs via Salt Lake City
Ave. Duration
8h 4m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$230 - $600
Flights from Toronto to Indio/Palm Springs via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
8h 50m
When
Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$250 - $650
Flights from Toronto to Indio/Palm Springs via Vancouver
Ave. Duration
9h 22m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$390 - $1,200
Flights from Toronto to Indio/Palm Springs via Calgary
Ave. Duration
10h 4m
When
Monday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$370 - $1,100
Flights from Toronto to Los Angeles
Ave. Duration
5h 50m
When
Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$200 - $700
Flights from Toronto to Los Angeles via Detroit
Ave. Duration
7h 41m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $350
Flights from Toronto to Los Angeles via Salt Lake City
Ave. Duration
8h 4m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$140 - $360
Flights from Toronto to Los Angeles via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
8h 25m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $430
WestJet
Website
westjet.com
Flights from Toronto to Indio/Palm Springs via Calgary
Ave. Duration
9h 36m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$370 - $1,100
Flights from Toronto to Indio/Palm Springs via Vancouver
Ave. Duration
9h 22m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$390 - $1,200
Flights from Toronto to Los Angeles
Ave. Duration
5h 50m
When
Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$200 - $700
Flights from Toronto to Los Angeles via Salt Lake City
Ave. Duration
8h 4m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$140 - $360
Flights from Toronto to Los Angeles via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
8h 25m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $430
Air Canada
Website
aircanada.com
Flights from Toronto to Indio/Palm Springs
Ave. Duration
5h 27m
When
Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$320 - $1,000
Flights from Toronto to Los Angeles
Ave. Duration
5h 30m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $400
Flights from Toronto to Los Angeles via Montreal
Ave. Duration
8h 31m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $400
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Toronto to Indio/Palm Springs via Dallas/Ft.Worth
Ave. Duration
8h 17m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$250 - $1,000
Flights from Toronto to Los Angeles via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
8h 33m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$240 - $800
Flights from Toronto to Los Angeles via Dallas/Ft.Worth
Ave. Duration
8h 37m
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
$240 - $800
Flair Airlines
Website
flyflair.com
Flights from Toronto to Indio/Palm Springs
Ave. Duration
5h 30m
When
Tuesday and Saturday
Estimated price
$150 - $550
Train operators
VIA Rail
Phone
+1 1 888 842-7245
Website
viarail.ca
Train from Toronto Union Station to Windsor
Ave. Duration
4h 18m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$65 - $140
Website
VIA Rail
Escape
$40 - $55
Business
$90 - $110
Economy
$65 - $75
EconomyPlus
$100 - $140
Train from Toronto Union Station to Buffalo
Ave. Duration
4h 39m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$45 - $85
Website
VIA Rail
Escape
$25 - $40
Business
$70 - $80
Economy
$46 - $49
EconomyPlus
$60 - $85
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
+1 800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Detroit to Chicago Union Station
Ave. Duration
5h 6m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$40 - $60
Schedules at
amtrak.com
Book at
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$40 - $60
Premium
$210 - $300
Flexi Coach Seat
$75 - $110
Business Seat
$75 - $110
Train from Chicago Union Station to Fullerton Amtrak Station
Ave. Duration
42h 4m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$190 - $280
Schedules at
amtrak.com
Book at
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$190 - $280
Premium
$500 - $750
Flexi Coach Seat
$420 - $650
Business Seat
$450 - $650
Train from Chicago Union Station to Los Angeles
Ave. Duration
43h 10m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$200 - $280
Schedules at
amtrak.com
Book at
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$200 - $280
Premium
$500 - $750
Flexi Coach Seat
$420 - $650
Business Seat
$460 - $650
Train from Buffalo Depew Station to Chicago Union Station
Ave. Duration
10h 30m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$60 - $90
Schedules at
amtrak.com
Book at
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$60 - $90
Premium
$250 - $350
Flexi Coach Seat
$120 - $180
Business Seat
$120 - $180
Bus operators
Flixbus USA
Phone
(855) 626-8585
Website
flixbus.com
Bus from Los Angeles Downtown to Palm Springs Downtown
Ave. Duration
2h 10m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$7 - $10
Schedules at
flixbus.com
Bus from Detroit to Chicago
Ave. Duration
5h 10m
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
$15 - $21
Schedules at
flixbus.com
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
+1 800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Bus from Fullerton, CA to Palm Springs, CA
Ave. Duration
1h 55m
Frequency
Twice daily
Schedules at
amtrak.com
Book at
amtrak.com
Rider Express
Phone
1-833-583-3636
Email
contact@riderexpress.ca
Website
riderexpress.ca
Bus from Toronto, ON to Windsor, ON
Ave. Duration
5h
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
$35 - $70
Schedules at
riderexpress.ca
Book at
riderexpress.betterez.com
Adult
$35 - $55
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.

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Contact Details
Phone
+1 214-849-8100/1-800-231-2222
Email
ifsr@greyhound.com
Website
greyhound.com
Bus from Detroit to Dallas
Ave. Duration
27h 5m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$120 - $170
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$120 - $170
Flexible
$170 - $250
Bus from Dallas to El Monte
Ave. Duration
31h 30m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$140 - $200
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$140 - $200
Flexible
$200 - $290

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Palm Springs is 3h behind Toronto. It is currently 6:04 AM in Toronto and 3:04 AM in Palm Springs.

Yes, the driving distance between Toronto to Palm Springs is 2542 miles. It takes approximately 39h 54m to drive from Toronto to Palm Springs.

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Air Canada, Flair Airlines, American Airlines and three other airlines offer flights from Toronto Airport to Indio/Palm Springs Airport.

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There are 284+ hotels available in Palm Springs. Prices start at $100 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Toronto to Toronto Airport is to train which takes 25 min and costs $2 - $13.

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