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There are 7 ways to get from Union Station to Salvation Mountain by train, car, bus, taxi or plane

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Train, drive  •  5 h 38 min

  1. Take the train from Los Angeles Union Station to Yuma Amtrak Sunset Limited / ...
  2. Drive from Yuma Amtrak to Salvation Mountain

$56 - $131

Cheapest option

Bus, drive  •  9 h 55 min

  1. Take the bus from East Los Angeles to Indio, CA
  2. Take the bus from Hwy 111 @ Flower SunLine Transfer Center to Chiriaco Summit 6
  3. Drive from Chiriaco Summit to Salvation Mountain

$46 - $63

5 alternative options

Bus, taxi  •  7 h 6 min

  1. Take the bus from El Monte, Ca to El Centro, Ca 9614 / ...
  2. Take a taxi from El Centro, Ca to Salvation Mountain

$122 - $190

Train, bus, taxi  •  7 h 32 min

  1. Take the train from Los Angeles Union Station to San Diego Old Town Transportation Center
  2. Take the bus from El Cajon to El Centro, Ca
  3. Take a taxi from El Centro, Ca to Salvation Mountain

$171 - $255

Drive  •  3 h 36 min

  1. Drive from Union Station to Salvation Mountain 187.6 miles

$18 - $27

Fly to El Centro, taxi  •  4 h 3 min

  1. Fly from Los Angeles (LAX) to El Centro (IPL) LAX - IPL
  2. Take a taxi from El Centro to Salvation Mountain

$119 - $213

Fly to Indio/Palm Springs, line 111 bus, taxi  •  6 h 56 min

  1. Fly from Los Angeles (LAX) to Indio/Palm Springs (PSP) LAX - PSP
  2. Take the line 111 bus from B St at Buddy Rogers to 5th at Vine
  3. Take a taxi from Home at 2nd to Salvation Mountain

$322 - $612

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The cheapest way to get from Union Station to Salvation Mountain is to drive which costs $18 - $27 and takes 3 h 36 min.

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The quickest way to get from Union Station to Salvation Mountain is to drive which costs $18 - $27 and takes 3 h 36 min.

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The distance between Union Station and Salvation Mountain is 169 miles. The road distance is 187.6 miles.

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The best way to get from Union Station to Salvation Mountain without a car is to bus and taxi which takes 7 h 6 min and costs $120 - $190.

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It takes approximately 5 h 38 min to get from Union Station to Salvation Mountain, including transfers.

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The quickest flight from Los Angeles Airport to El Centro Airport is the direct flight which takes 1 h 30 min.

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Yes, the driving distance between Union Station to Salvation Mountain is 188 miles. It takes approximately 3 h 36 min to drive from Union Station to Salvation Mountain.

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Mokulele offers flights from Los Angeles Airport to El Centro Airport.

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There are two+ hotels available in Salvation Mountain. Prices start at $100 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Union Station to Salvation Mountain.
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  • Distance: 169.3 miles
  • Duration: 5 h 38 min

What companies run services between Union Station, CA, USA and Salvation Mountain, CA, USA?

There is no direct connection from Union Station to Salvation Mountain. However, you can take the walk to Los Angeles Union Station, take the train to Yuma Amtrak, then take the drive to Salvation Mountain. Alternatively, you can take the bus to El Monte Station - Upper Level, take the walk to El Monte, Ca, take the bus to El Centro, Ca, then take the taxi to Salvation Mountain.

Airlines
Mokulele
Website
mokuleleairlines.com
Flights from Los Angeles to El Centro
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$45 - $180
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Los Angeles to Indio/Palm Springs
Ave. Duration
52 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
+1 215-856-7924
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Los Angeles Union Station to Yuma Amtrak
Ave. Duration
3 h 47 min
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
$45 - $120
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$45 - $70
Flexi Coach Seat
$80 - $120
Business Coach Seat
$85 - $120
Room
$220 - $310
Train from Los Angeles Union Station to San Diego Old Town Transportation Center
Ave. Duration
2 h 42 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$30 - $75
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$30 - $50
Flexi Coach Seat
$55 - $85
Business Coach Seat
$50 - $75
Room
$170 - $240
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.

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Contact Details
Phone
+1 214-849-8100/1-800-231-2222
Email
ifsr@greyhound.com
Website
greyhound.com
Bus from El Monte, Ca to El Centro, Ca
Ave. Duration
4 h 55 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$26 - $65
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$26 - $40
Flexible
$45 - $65
Bus from El Cajon to El Centro, Ca
Ave. Duration
2 h
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$16 - $40
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$16 - $24
Flexible
$28 - $40
Greyhound Mexico
Phone
01-800 890 6821
Website
greyhound.com.mx
Bus from El Cajon to El Centro, Ca
Ave. Duration
2 h
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$40 - $60
Schedules at
greyhound.com.mx
Tufesa
Phone
7022546899
Email
serviciosvegas@hotmail.com
Website
tufesabus.com
Bus from East Los Angeles to Indio, CA
Ave. Duration
3 h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$23 - $35
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GotoBus
Blythe Wellness Express
Phone
+61 760.922.1140
Website
blythewellnessexpress.org
Bus from Hwy 111 @ Flower SunLine Transfer Center to Chiriaco Summit
Ave. Duration
2 h
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$10
Schedules at
blythewellnessexpress.org
Sunline Transit
Phone
+1 760-343-3451
Website
sunline.org
Bus from B St at Buddy Rogers to 5th at Vine
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$3
Schedules at
sunline.org
Other operators
Taxi from El Centro, Ca to Salvation Mountain
Ave. Duration
55 min
Estimated price
$95 - $120

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