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There are 8 ways to get from Vancouver to Palm Springs by plane, shuttle, bus, train 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.

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Fly Vancouver to Indio/Palm Springs  •  6h 12m

  1. Fly from Vancouver (YVR) to Indio/Palm Springs (PSP) YVR - PSP

$113 - $334

Cheapest option

Fly Vancouver to Los Angeles, bus  •  9h 3m

  1. Fly from Vancouver (YVR) to Los Angeles (LAX) YVR - LAX
  2. Take the bus from LA Downtown to Palm Springs Downtown

$103 - $377

6 alternative options

Shuttle to Bellingham, fly to Indio/Palm Springs  •  7h 25m

  1. Take a shuttle bus from River Rock Casino Resort, Richmond to Bellingham Airport, WA
  2. Fly from Bellingham (BLI) to Indio/Palm Springs (PSP) BLI - PSP

$126 - $354

Shuttle to Seattle, fly to Indio/Palm Springs  •  9h 15m

  1. Take a shuttle bus from River Rock Casino Resort, Richmond to Seattle, WA - SeaTac Airport, Main Terminal
  2. Fly from Seattle (SEA) to Indio/Palm Springs (PSP) SEA - PSP

$143 - $614

Fly Vancouver to Ontario/San Bernardino, train  •  10h 42m

  1. Fly from Vancouver (YVR) to Ontario/San Bernardino (ONT) YVR - ONT
  2. Take the train from Pomona Amtrak to Palm Springs Amtrak

$201 - $684

Bus  •  37h 20m

  1. Take the bus from Vancouver, Bc to Los Angeles, Ca 1429
  2. Take the bus from LA Downtown to Palm Springs Downtown FlixBus

$131 - $326

Train, bus  •  43h 56m

  1. Take the train from Vancouver Pacific Central Station to Seattle King Street Station
  2. Take the train from Seattle King Street Station to Los Angeles Union Station
  3. Take the bus from LA Downtown to Palm Springs Downtown

$211 - $646

Drive  •  23h 34m

  1. Drive from Vancouver to Palm Springs 1388.8 miles

$180 - $270

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The cheapest way to get from Vancouver to Palm Springs is to fly and bus which costs $130 - $500 and takes 9h 3m.

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The quickest way to get from Vancouver to Palm Springs is to fly which costs $140 - $440 and takes 6h 12m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Vancouver to Palm Springs. However, there are services departing from Vancouver, Bc and arriving at Palm Springs Downtown via 7th / Decatur, Olive / 5th and LA Downtown. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 37h 20m.

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The distance between Vancouver and Palm Springs is 1798 km. The road distance is 2222.1 km.

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The best way to get from Vancouver to Palm Springs without a car is to bus which takes 37h 20m and costs $170 - $430.

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It takes approximately 6h 12m to get from Vancouver to Palm Springs, including transfers.

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Vancouver to Palm Springs bus services, operated by Greyhound USA, depart from Vancouver, Bc station.

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The best way to get from Vancouver to Palm Springs is to fly which takes 6h 12m and costs $140 - $440. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs $170 - $430 and takes 37h 20m.

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The quickest flight from Vancouver Airport to Indio/Palm Springs Airport is the direct flight which takes 2h 49m.

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Vancouver 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 Vancouver to Palm Springs.
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  • Distance: 1123.8 miles
  • Duration: 6h 12m

What companies run services between Vancouver, BC, Canada and Palm Springs, CA, USA?

Air Canada, WestJet and three other airlines fly from Vancouver to Palm Springs hourly. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Vancouver to Palm Springs via Los Angeles, Ca, 7th / Decatur, 5th / Grand, Olive / 5th, Cesar E Chavez / Vignes, and LA Downtown in around 37h 20m.

Airlines
Alaska Airlines, Inc.
Website
alaskaair.com
Flights from Vancouver to Indio/Palm Springs via Seattle
Ave. Duration
5h 32m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $750
Flights from Vancouver to Indio/Palm Springs via Portland
Ave. Duration
5h 25m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $750
Flights from Bellingham to Indio/Palm Springs via Seattle
Ave. Duration
5h 43m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $650
Flights from Seattle to Indio/Palm Springs
Ave. Duration
2h 39m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $850
Flights from Seattle to Indio/Palm Springs via Portland
Ave. Duration
4h 30m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $850
Flights from Seattle to Indio/Palm Springs via San Francisco
Ave. Duration
4h 56m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$190 - $850
Flights from Vancouver to Los Angeles
Ave. Duration
3h 13m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $950
Flights from Vancouver to Los Angeles via Seattle
Ave. Duration
4h 43m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $700
Flights from Vancouver to Ontario/San Bernardino via Seattle
Ave. Duration
6h 12m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $600
Flights from Vancouver to Ontario/San Bernardino via Portland
Ave. Duration
7h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $600
Flights from Vancouver to Ontario/San Bernardino via Seattle, Portland
Ave. Duration
8h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $600
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Vancouver to Indio/Palm Springs via Los Angeles
Ave. Duration
5h 32m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $800
Flights from Vancouver to Indio/Palm Springs via San Francisco
Ave. Duration
5h 58m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $800
Flights from Seattle to Indio/Palm Springs via San Francisco
Ave. Duration
5h 5m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $950
Flights from Vancouver to Los Angeles
Ave. Duration
3h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $650
Flights from Vancouver to Ontario/San Bernardino via San Francisco
Ave. Duration
5h 36m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $850
Air Canada
Website
aircanada.com
Flights from Vancouver to Indio/Palm Springs
Ave. Duration
2h 49m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$270 - $700
Flights from Vancouver to Indio/Palm Springs via San Francisco
Ave. Duration
5h 58m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $800
Flights from Vancouver to Indio/Palm Springs via Calgary
Ave. Duration
6h 25m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$270 - $700
Flights from Vancouver to Los Angeles
Ave. Duration
2h 55m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $600
Flights from Vancouver to Ontario/San Bernardino via San Francisco
Ave. Duration
5h 36m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $850
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from Vancouver to Indio/Palm Springs via Seattle
Ave. Duration
4h 43m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$340 - $1,700
Flights from Seattle to Indio/Palm Springs
Ave. Duration
2h 43m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$270 - $850
Flights from Vancouver to Los Angeles
Ave. Duration
2h 49m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $750
Flights from Vancouver to Los Angeles via Seattle
Ave. Duration
4h 42m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $950
Flights from Vancouver to Ontario/San Bernardino via Salt Lake City
Ave. Duration
5h 38m
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$160 - $1,100
Flights from Vancouver to Ontario/San Bernardino via Seattle, Salt Lake City
Ave. Duration
8h 51m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $1,100
WestJet
Website
westjet.com
Flights from Vancouver to Indio/Palm Springs
Ave. Duration
2h 53m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $1,000
Flights from Vancouver to Indio/Palm Springs via Calgary
Ave. Duration
5h 53m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $1,000
Flights from Vancouver to Los Angeles
Ave. Duration
2h 49m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $750
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Vancouver to Los Angeles
Ave. Duration
3h 13m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $950
Flights from Vancouver to Ontario/San Bernardino via Seattle
Ave. Duration
6h 12m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $600
Flights from Vancouver to Ontario/San Bernardino via Phoenix
Ave. Duration
8h 6m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$150 - $1,000
Allegiant Air
Website
allegiantair.com
Flights from Bellingham to Indio/Palm Springs
Ave. Duration
2h 45m
When
Thursday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$170 - $750
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 Pomona Amtrak to Palm Springs Amtrak
Ave. Duration
1h 55m
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
$27 - $55
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$27 - $40
Flexi Coach Seat
$45 - $70
Business Coach Seat
$35 - $55
Room
$150 - $210
Train from Vancouver Pacific Central Station to Seattle King Street Station
Ave. Duration
4h 25m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$35 - $85
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$35 - $55
Flexi Coach Seat
$60 - $95
Business Coach Seat
$60 - $85
Room
$180 - $250
Train from Seattle King Street Station to Los Angeles Union Station
Ave. Duration
35h 15m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$170 - $550
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$170 - $260
Flexi Coach Seat
$310 - $450
Business Coach Seat
$370 - $550
Room
$650 - $950
Bus operators
Quick Shuttle
Website
quickcoach.com
Shuttle from River Rock Casino Resort, Richmond to Bellingham Airport, WA
Ave. Duration
1h 25m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$23 - $30
Schedules at
quickcoach.com
Book at
gotobus.com
Shuttle from River Rock Casino Resort, Richmond to Seattle, WA - SeaTac Airport, Main Terminal
Ave. Duration
3h 25m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$45 - $60
Schedules at
quickcoach.com
Book at
gotobus.com
Flixbus USA
Phone
(855) 626-8585
Website
flixbus.com
Bus from LA Downtown to Palm Springs Downtown
Ave. Duration
2h 10m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$5 - $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.

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Contact Details
Phone
+1 214-849-8100/1-800-231-2222
Email
ifsr@greyhound.com
Website
greyhound.com
Bus from Vancouver, Bc to Los Angeles, Ca
Ave. Duration
33h 35m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$120 - $310
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$120 - $200
Flexible
$230 - $310

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Yes, the driving distance between Vancouver to Palm Springs is 2222 km. It takes approximately 23h 34m to drive from Vancouver to Palm Springs.

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Delta, Air Canada, Alaska Airlines, Inc. and two other airlines offer flights from Vancouver Airport to Indio/Palm Springs Airport.

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There are 594+ hotels available in Palm Springs. Prices start at $99 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Vancouver to Vancouver Airport is to subway which takes 18m and costs $3 - $5.

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