There are 5 ways to get from Vancouver to Palm Springs by plane, bus, train or car

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Fly from Vancouver  •  5 h 46 min

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

$122 - $327

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Fly from Seattle  •  9 h

  1. Fly from Seattle (SEA) to Indio/Palm Springs (PSP) SEA - PSP

$145 - $612

Bus, Amtrak Thruway  •  38 h 4 min

  1. Take the bus from Vancouver, Bc to Los Angeles, Ca
  2. Take the bus from Los Angeles, Ca to Anaheim, Ca
  3. Take the Amtrak Thruway from Fullerton, CA to Palm Springs, CA

Train, Amtrak Thruway  •  45 h 3 min

  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 Amtrak
  3. Take the Amtrak Thruway from Fullerton, CA to Palm Springs, CA

Drive  •  23 h 34 min

  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 which costs $150 - $430 and takes 5 h 46 min.

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

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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 and Amtrak Thruway which takes 38 h 4 min and costs .

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

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The best way to get from Vancouver to Palm Springs is to fly which takes 5 h 46 min and costs $150 - $430. Alternatively, you can bus and Amtrak Thruway, which costs and takes 38 h 4 min.

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The quickest flight from Vancouver Airport to Indio/Palm Springs Airport is the direct flight which takes 2 h 50 min.

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

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

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There are 496+ hotels available in Palm Springs. Prices start at $80 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Vancouver to Palm Springs.
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  • Distance: 1123.8 miles
  • Duration: 5 h 46 min

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 Los Angeles, Ca, Anaheim, Ca, Anaheim Amtrak, Fullerton Transportation Center, and Fullerton, CA in around 38 h 4 min.

Airlines
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Vancouver to Indio/Palm Springs via Los Angeles
Ave. Duration
5 h 39 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $800
Flights from Vancouver to Indio/Palm Springs via San Francisco
Ave. Duration
6 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $800
Flights from Seattle to Indio/Palm Springs via San Francisco
Ave. Duration
4 h 44 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $950
Flights from Seattle to Indio/Palm Springs via Denver
Ave. Duration
5 h 51 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $950
Alaska Airlines, Inc.
Website
alaskaair.com
Flights from Vancouver to Indio/Palm Springs via Seattle
Ave. Duration
5 h 43 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $750
Flights from Vancouver to Indio/Palm Springs via Portland
Ave. Duration
4 h 55 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$170 - $750
Flights from Seattle to Indio/Palm Springs
Ave. Duration
2 h 50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $850
Flights from Seattle to Indio/Palm Springs via Portland
Ave. Duration
4 h 40 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$190 - $850
Flights from Seattle to Indio/Palm Springs via San Francisco
Ave. Duration
5 h 6 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $850
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from Vancouver to Indio/Palm Springs via Seattle
Ave. Duration
6 h 26 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$340 - $1,700
Flights from Seattle to Indio/Palm Springs
Ave. Duration
2 h 51 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$270 - $850
Flights from Seattle to Indio/Palm Springs via Salt Lake City
Ave. Duration
5 h 7 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$270 - $850
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 Calgary
Ave. Duration
5 h 40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$270 - $700
Flights from Vancouver to Indio/Palm Springs via San Francisco
Ave. Duration
6 h 16 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $800
WestJet
Website
westjet.com
Flights from Vancouver to Indio/Palm Springs
Ave. Duration
2 h 52 min
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$170 - $1,000
Flights from Vancouver to Indio/Palm Springs via Calgary
Ave. Duration
6 h 1 min
When
Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$170 - $1,000
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Vancouver to Indio/Palm Springs via Phoenix
Ave. Duration
6 h 18 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $650
Flights from Seattle to Indio/Palm Springs via Phoenix
Ave. Duration
6 h 13 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$270 - $950
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 1-800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Vancouver Pacific Central Station to Seattle King Street Station
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 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

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
33 h 35 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$120 - $310
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$120 - $200
Flexible
$230 - $310
Bus from Los Angeles, Ca to Anaheim, Ca
Ave. Duration
40 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$9 - $21
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$9 - $14
Flexible
$16 - $21
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.

Rome2rio's guide to Amtrak
Contact Details
Phone
+1 1-800-872-7245
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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