There are 6 ways to get from Vancouver to Palm Springs by plane, 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.

Recommended option

Fly from Vancouver  •  5 h 46 min

  1. YVR - PSP

$122 - $327

5 alternative options

Fly from Bellingham  •  6 h 56 min

  1. BLI - PSP

$127 - $353

Fly from Seattle  •  8 h 44 min

  1. SEA - PSP

$145 - $612

Bus, Amtrak Thruway  •  38 h

  1. 1429
  2. 5402

Train, Amtrak Thruway  •  45 h 3 min

Drive  •  23 h 34 min

  1. 1388.8 miles

$180 - $270

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

Air Canada, WestJet and four other airlines fly from Vancouver to Palm Springs hourly. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Vancouver to Palm Springs via Bakersfield, Ca, Greyhound/18th St., Bakersfield Amtrak, and Bakersfield, CA in around 38 h.

Airlines
Alaska Airlines, Inc.
Website
alaskaair.com
Flights from Vancouver to Indio/Palm Springs via Portland
Ave. Duration
5 h 8 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $750
Flights from Vancouver to Indio/Palm Springs via Seattle
Ave. Duration
6 h 17 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $750
Flights from Bellingham to Indio/Palm Springs via Portland
Ave. Duration
4 h 13 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $650
Flights from Bellingham to Indio/Palm Springs via Seattle
Ave. Duration
5 h 54 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $650
Flights from Seattle to Indio/Palm Springs
Ave. Duration
2 h 35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $850
Flights from Seattle to Indio/Palm Springs via Portland
Ave. Duration
4 h 18 min
When
Tuesday, Wednesday and Saturday
Estimated price
$190 - $850
Flights from Seattle to Indio/Palm Springs via San Francisco
Ave. Duration
4 h 55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $850
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Vancouver to Indio/Palm Springs via San Francisco
Ave. Duration
5 h 44 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $800
Flights from Vancouver to Indio/Palm Springs via Los Angeles
Ave. Duration
6 h 31 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $800
Flights from Seattle to Indio/Palm Springs via San Francisco
Ave. Duration
4 h 52 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $950
Air Canada
Website
aircanada.com
Flights from Vancouver to Indio/Palm Springs
Ave. Duration
2 h 50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$270 - $700
Flights from Vancouver to Indio/Palm Springs via San Francisco
Ave. Duration
5 h 44 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $800
Flights from Vancouver to Indio/Palm Springs via Calgary
Ave. Duration
5 h 45 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$270 - $700
Flights from Vancouver to Indio/Palm Springs via Los Angeles
Ave. Duration
6 h 31 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $800
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from Vancouver to Indio/Palm Springs via Seattle
Ave. Duration
6 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$340 - $1,700
Flights from Seattle to Indio/Palm Springs
Ave. Duration
2 h 54 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$270 - $850
Flights from Seattle to Indio/Palm Springs via Salt Lake City
Ave. Duration
5 h 17 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$270 - $850
WestJet
Website
westjet.com
Flights from Vancouver to Indio/Palm Springs
Ave. Duration
2 h 54 min
When
Monday, Tuesday and Friday
Estimated price
$170 - $1,000
Flights from Vancouver to Indio/Palm Springs via Calgary
Ave. Duration
5 h 59 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $1,000
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Vancouver to Indio/Palm Springs via Phoenix
Ave. Duration
6 h 17 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $650
Allegiant Air
Website
allegiantair.com
Flights from Bellingham to Indio/Palm Springs
Ave. Duration
2 h 43 min
When
Thursday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$170 - $750
Train operators
Amtrak
Phone
+1 1-800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Vancouver Pacific Central Station Amtrak to Seattle King Street Station Amtrak
Ave. Duration
4 h 25 min
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 Amtrak to Los Angeles Union Station Amtrak
Ave. Duration
35 h 15 min
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
Greyhound USA
Phone
+1 214-849-8100/1-800-231-2222
Email
ifsr@greyhound.com
Website
greyhound.com
Bus from Vancouver, Bc to Bakersfield, Ca
Ave. Duration
31 h 10 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$110 - $290
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$110 - $190
Flexible
$220 - $290
Amtrak
Phone
+1 1-800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Bus from Bakersfield, CA to Palm Springs, CA
Ave. Duration
5 h 10 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Website
amtrak.com
Bus from Fullerton, CA to Palm Springs, CA
Ave. Duration
1 h 55 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Website
amtrak.com

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Questions & Answers

The distance between Vancouver and Palm Springs is 1798 km. The road distance is 2222 km.

The cheapest way to get from Vancouver to Palm Springs is to fly which costs $150 - $430 and takes 5 h 46 min.

The quickest way to get from Vancouver to Palm Springs is to fly which takes 5 h 46 min and costs $150 - $430.

No, there is no direct bus from Vancouver to Palm Springs. However, there are services departing from Vancouver, Bc and arriving at Palm Springs, CA via Greyhound/18th St. and Bakersfield, CA. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 38 h.

It takes approximately 5 h 46 min to get from Vancouver to Palm Springs, including transfers.