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There are 8 ways to get from Tucson to Indio by train, bus, car, plane or shuttle

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Train  •  6h 53m

  1. Take the train from Tucson Amtrak Station to Palm Springs Amtrak Sunset Limited / ...

$149 - $279

Cheapest option

Bus Greyhound USA  •  8h 41m

  1. Take the bus from University of Arizona to Tempe FlixBus
  2. Take the bus from Phoenix, Az to Indio, Ca 1333 / ...

$36 - $85

6 alternative options

Bus Tufesa  •  8h 8m

  1. Take the bus from Tucson, AZ to Indio, CA

$53 - $80

Bus Greyhound Mexico  •  8h 40m

  1. Take the bus from Tucson to Indio Matamoros-Tijuana Airport

$55 - $85

Drive  •  5h 40m

  1. Drive from Tucson to Indio 364.2 miles

$35 - $55

Fly Tucson to Indio/Palm Springs  •  6h 58m

  1. Fly from Tucson (TUS) to Indio/Palm Springs (PSP) TUS - PSP

$169 - $634

Shuttle to Phoenix, fly to Indio/Palm Springs, line 111 bus  •  6h 17m

  1. Take a shuttle bus from Tucson to Phoenix Sky Harbor Airport, AZ
  2. Fly from Phoenix (PHX) to Indio/Palm Springs (PSP) PHX - PSP
  3. Take the line 111 bus from B St at Buddy Rogers to Indio

$164 - $987

Shuttle to Phoenix, fly to Ontario/San Bernardino, bus  •  7h 52m

  1. Take a shuttle bus from Tucson to Phoenix Sky Harbor Airport, AZ
  2. Fly from Phoenix (PHX) to Ontario/San Bernardino (ONT) PHX - ONT
  3. Take the bus from Fontana to Indio, CA

$145 - $280

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The cheapest way to get from Tucson to Indio is to drive which costs $35 - $55 and takes 5h 40m.

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The quickest way to get from Tucson to Indio is to drive which costs $35 - $55 and takes 5h 40m.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Tucson and arriving at Indio. Services depart once daily, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 8h 40m.

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The distance between Tucson and Indio is 326 miles. The road distance is 364.2 miles.

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The best way to get from Tucson to Indio without a car is to train which takes 6h 53m and costs $140 - $280.

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It takes approximately 6h 53m to get from Tucson to Indio, including transfers.

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Tucson to Indio bus services, operated by Tufesa, depart from Tucson, AZ station.

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The best way to get from Tucson to Indio is to train which takes 6h 53m and costs $140 - $280. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs $50 - $85 and takes 8h 8m, you could also fly, which costs $160 - $650 and takes 6h 58m.

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There is no direct flight from Tucson Airport to Indio/Palm Springs Airport. The quickest flight takes 3h 7m and has one stopover.

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Tucson to Indio bus services, operated by Tufesa, arrive at Indio, CA station.

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Map of how to get from Tucson to Indio.
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  • Distance: 325.5 miles
  • Duration: 6h 53m

What companies run services between Tucson, AZ, USA and Indio, CA, USA?

Amtrak operates a train from Tucson to Indio 6 times a week. Tickets cost $60 - $170 and the journey takes 6h 27m. Alternatively, Tufesa operates a bus from Tucson to Indio once daily. Tickets cost $50 - $75 and the journey takes 6h 30m.

Airlines
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Tucson to Indio/Palm Springs via Phoenix
Ave. Duration
3h 36m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $750
Flights from Tucson to Indio/Palm Springs via Dallas/Ft.Worth
Ave. Duration
6h 14m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$240 - $950
Flights from Phoenix to Indio/Palm Springs
Ave. Duration
1h 14m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $490
Flights from Phoenix to Ontario/San Bernardino
Ave. Duration
1h 18m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$85 - $400
Southwest Airlines
Website
southwest.com
Flights from Phoenix to Ontario/San Bernardino
Ave. Duration
1h 14m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $550
Flights from Phoenix to Ontario/San Bernardino via Las Vegas
Ave. Duration
3h 7m
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$110 - $550
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Tucson to Indio/Palm Springs via Denver
Ave. Duration
6h 2m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $950
Flights from Tucson to Indio/Palm Springs via Houston
Ave. Duration
7h 3m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$260 - $1,100
Flights from Tucson to Indio/Palm Springs via San Francisco
Ave. Duration
6h 55m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $900
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from Tucson to Indio/Palm Springs via Salt Lake City
Ave. Duration
5h 37m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $850
Alaska Airlines, Inc.
Website
alaskaair.com
Flights from Tucson to Indio/Palm Springs via Seattle
Ave. Duration
6h 55m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$250 - $1,100
Frontier Airlines
Website
flyfrontier.com
Flights from Tucson to Indio/Palm Springs via Denver
Ave. Duration
6h 32m
When
Monday and Friday
Estimated price
$140 - $600
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
+1 215-856-7924
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Tucson Amtrak Station to Palm Springs Amtrak
Ave. Duration
6h 27m
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
$60 - $170
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$60 - $95
Flexi Coach Seat
$110 - $160
Business Coach Seat
$120 - $170
Room
$280 - $390
Bus operators
Tufesa
Phone
7022546899
Email
serviciosvegas@hotmail.com
Website
tufesabus.com
Bus from Tucson, AZ to Indio, CA
Ave. Duration
6h 30m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$50 - $75
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GotoBus
Bus from Fontana to Indio, CA
Ave. Duration
1h 45m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$16 - $23
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GotoBus
Greyhound Mexico
Phone
01-800 890 6821
Website
greyhound.com.mx
Bus from Tucson to Indio
Ave. Duration
8h 40m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$55 - $85
Schedules at
greyhound.com.mx
Flixbus USA
Phone
(855) 626-8585
Website
flixbus.com
Bus from University of Arizona to Tempe
Ave. Duration
1h 50m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$6 - $13
Schedules at
flixbus.com
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 Phoenix, Az to Indio, Ca
Ave. Duration
5h 15m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$28 - $70
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$28 - $45
Flexible
$50 - $70
Arizona Shuttle
Sunline Transit
Phone
+1 760-343-3451
Website
sunline.org
Bus from B St at Buddy Rogers to Indio
Ave. Duration
58m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$3
Schedules at
sunline.org

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More Questions & Answers

Indio is 1h behind Tucson. It is currently 4:46 PM in Tucson and 3:46 PM in Indio.

Yes, the driving distance between Tucson to Indio is 364 miles. It takes approximately 5h 40m to drive from Tucson to Indio.

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Frontier Airlines, Delta, Alaska Airlines, Inc. and two other airlines offer flights from Tucson Airport to Indio/Palm Springs Airport.

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There are 422+ hotels available in Indio. Prices start at $93 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Tucson to Tucson Airport is to line 11 bus which takes 36m and costs $2.

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