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

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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Line 217 bus, subway, train, Amtrak Thruway  •  5 h 12 min

  1. Take the line 217 bus from Fairfax / Santa Monica to Hollywood / Highland 217 / ...
  2. Take the subway from Hollywood / Highland Station to Union Station - Metro Red & Purple Lines
  3. Take the train from L. A. Union Station station to Fullerton station
  4. Take the Amtrak Thruway from Fullerton, CA to Palm Springs, CA

Cheapest option

Bus, line 111 bus  •  7 h 27 min

  1. Take the bus from Los Angeles to Indio
  2. Take the line 111 bus from Hwy 111 at Las Palmas to Indian Cyn at Alejo 111

$31 - $46

3 alternative options

Line 704 bus, Amtrak Thruway  •  5 h 21 min

  1. Take the line 704 bus from Santa Monica / Fairfax to Patsaouras Transit Plaza 704
  2. Take the Amtrak Thruway from Fullerton, CA to Palm Springs, CA 4968 / ...

Drive  •  2 h 1 min

  1. Drive from West Hollywood to Palm Springs 114.3 miles

$11 - $17

Line 217 bus, subway, fly  •  4 h 41 min

  1. Take the line 217 bus from Fairfax / Santa Monica to Hollywood / Highland
  2. Take the subway from Hollywood / Highland Station to Union Station - Metro Red & Purple Lines
  3. Fly from Los Angeles (LAX) to Indio/Palm Springs (PSP) LAX - PSP

$163 - $426

Questions & Answers

No, there is no direct bus from West Hollywood to Palm Springs. However, there are services departing from Santa Monica / Fairfax and arriving at Palm Springs, CA via Los Angeles Union Station Amtrak and Fullerton, CA. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 5 h 21 min.

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The distance between West Hollywood and Palm Springs is 106 miles. The road distance is 114.3 miles.

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The best way to get from West Hollywood to Palm Springs without a car is to line 217 bus and subway and train and Amtrak Thruway which takes 5 h 12 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 5 h 12 min to get from West Hollywood to Palm Springs, including transfers.

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West Hollywood to Palm Springs bus services, operated by Metro Los Angeles, depart from Santa Monica / Fairfax station.

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The quickest flight from Los Angeles Airport to Indio/Palm Springs Airport is the direct flight which takes 55 min.

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West Hollywood to Palm Springs bus services, operated by Amtrak, arrive at Palm Springs, CA station.

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Yes, the driving distance between West Hollywood to Palm Springs is 114 miles. It takes approximately 2 h 1 min to drive from West Hollywood to Palm Springs.

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United Airlines offers flights from Los Angeles Airport to Indio/Palm Springs Airport.

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There are 494+ hotels available in Palm Springs. Prices start at $79 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from West Hollywood to Palm Springs.
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  • Distance: 106.2 miles
  • Duration: 5 h 12 min

What companies run services between West Hollywood, CA, USA and Palm Springs, CA, USA?

You can take a bus from West Hollywood to Palm Springs via Patsaouras Transit Plaza, Los Angeles Union Station Amtrak, Fullerton Transportation Center, and Fullerton, CA in around 5 h 21 min.

Airlines
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Los Angeles to Indio/Palm Springs
Ave. Duration
55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $700
Train operators
Metrolink Trains
Phone
(800) 371-LINK (5465)
Website
metrolinktrains.com
Train from L. A. Union Station station to Fullerton station
Ave. Duration
34 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$6 - $9
Schedules at
metrolinktrains.com
Bus operators
Metro Los Angeles
Website
metro.net
Bus from Fairfax / Santa Monica to Hollywood / Highland
Ave. Duration
15 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$1 - $3
Schedules at
metro.net
Bus from Santa Monica / Fairfax to Patsaouras Transit Plaza
Ave. Duration
47 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$1 - $3
Schedules at
metro.net
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
Bus from Fullerton, CA to Palm Springs, CA
Ave. Duration
1 h 55 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Website
amtrak.com
EPLA Limo Express
Website
eplalimo.com
Bus from Los Angeles to Indio
Ave. Duration
3 h 45 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$26 - $40
Schedules at
eplalimo.com
Sunline Transit
Phone
+1 760-343-3451
Website
sunline.org
Bus from Hwy 111 at Las Palmas to Indian Cyn at Alejo
Ave. Duration
1 h 21 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$3
Schedules at
sunline.org

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