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Los Angeles - Indio Bus Schedule

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Journey Information

There are 12 intercity buses per day from Los Angeles to Indio. Traveling by bus from Los Angeles to Indio usually takes around 3 hours and 12 minutes, but the fastest Tufesa Internacional bus can make the trip in 2 hours and 30 minutes.

Distance119 mi (191 km)
Shortest duration2h 30m
Cheapest price$25.77
Trips per day12
Most frequent serviceTufesa Plus
Bus lines3

How much is a bus ticket from Los Angeles to Indio?

The average price for a bus ticket to Indio is $40.32, Traveling by bus on this route is one of the most affordable ways to hit the road from Los Angeles. Wanderu ensures that you find great deals on bus tickets everytime, we search all of the best bus options to present you the lowest prices available from our partner carriers.

Average prices by travel date


Over the next four weeks, the average ticket price of a bus from Los Angeles to Indio is expected to range from C$40 to C$43. If you are looking to travel to Indio within the next week, you can find bus tickets starting from C$40. The cheapest bus tickets in the next month are C$40 and can be found on June 27, 2022.

Monthly average prices

Traveling from Los Angeles to Indio by bus will cost you about the same throughout the year. In general, bus ticket prices for that route are fairly consistent, so expect to pay around C$36 whenever you decide to travel.

Prices as travel date approaches


Most bus companies charge higher ticket prices the closer you book to the date of travel, so it’s a good idea to buy your bus tickets as early as possible. The best way to find cheap bus tickets is to book at least 27 days in advance. By doing so, you can expect to save C$0.57 on your bus ticket compared to booking at the last minute.

What bus companies travel from Los Angeles to Indio?

There are 3 bus lines from Los Angeles to Indio available for you to search and book on Wanderu. With 9 daily trips, Tufesa Plus usually has the most buses running on any given day. Here are some time and price comparisons for all the available options:

BusDaily TripsAvg. TimeAvg. Price
FlixBus US33h 30m$35.42
Tufesa Internacional22h 38m$39.95
Tufesa Plus93h 9m$42.10
  • FlixBus US

    FlixBus US

    FlixBus US is the American branch of German bus company FlixBus, known for providing sustainable, affordable, and modern bus travel. The company offers cheap bus tickets to popular urban destinations throughout the United States. FlixBus US buses include many amenities, including comfortable seats, free WiFi, power outlets at every seat, and an online portal for free entertainment. On average, FlixBus US operates 3 trips per day from Los Angeles to Indio, and the average ticket for this route costs only .

  • Tufesa Internacional

    Tufesa Internacional

    Tufesa Internacional is the international brand of one of the largest ground transportation providers in Mexico, Tufesa. The carrier offers daily bus trips to and from several cities in the Southwestern United States, including cross-border trips between the U.S. and Mexico. On average, Tufesa Internacional runs 2 from Los Angeles to Indio, with prices starting from $39. The carrier’s fleet features modern coaches equipped with state-of-the-art technology and amenities, such as onboard restrooms, reclining seats, free WiFi, power outlets at every seat, and a digital entertainment system.

  • Tufesa Plus

    Tufesa Plus

    Book Tufesa Plus from Los Angeles to Indio from $39. There are 9 Tufesa Plus schedules from Los Angeles to Indio and you can expect on average to pay for a Tufesa Plus ticket to Indio. In Los Angeles, Tufesa Plus departs to Indio from 611 Maple Ave and 3 other stations. In Indio, Tufesa Plus arrives at 43501 Monroe St and no other station.

    An average trip on Tufesa Plus from Los Angeles to Indio takes 3 hours and 9 minutes , while the fastest available Tufesa Plus trip will get you to Indio in 2 hours and 30 minutes .

    On weekends, Tufesa Plus offers 9 trips per day and you could expect to pay for a weekend getaway trip to Indio.

Frequently Asked Questions

Is it safe to travel by bus from Los Angeles to Indio during the COVID-19 pandemic?

Our bus partners have implemented several different policies to keep you safe during the COVID-19 pandemic. From limiting vehicle capacity to enhancing cleaning protocols and upgrading air filters, bus carriers are committed to maintaining a safe environment. For details on what each company is doing to ensure their fleet remains safe for travel, click here.

In addition, federal law requires all bus passengers to wear a face covering for the entire duration of the trip. Please make sure you are wearing a face mask or you may not be allowed to board the bus.

Please visit our COVID-19 Travel Guide for more information on all carrier policies and the latest travel advisories issued by every U.S. state, Canadian province, and European country.

How long is the bus ride from Los Angeles to Indio?

The bus takes an average of 3 hours and 12 minutes to cover the 191 kilometers from Los Angeles to Indio. However, the fastest bus only takes 2 hours and 30 minutes. It's the perfect amount of time to take a nap, get some work done, or watch a movie. Keep in mind that your actual bus may arrive earlier or later than scheduled, depending on whether there is more or less traffic than usual.

What is the busiest day of the week to travel by bus?

"Travelers prefer riding the bus on Saturday to enjoy the weekend in Indio. If you are planning to travel on a Saturday, you should make sure to book tickets well in advance as they may sell out.

On the other hand, Friday is typically the least busy day for bus travel on this route. If you’re looking for a little extra space, a Friday ticket is the way to go."

When do the earliest and latest buses leave Los Angeles?

The first bus leaves at 5:00am and the last bus leaves at 8:00pm. To see the times for all buses from Los Angeles to Indio, enter your specific travel dates in the search bar.

How many bus departures serve Indio each day?

There are 12 scheduled buses that travel from Los Angeles to Indio every day, so you have a decent number of options to choose from. Furthermore, all of these are direct buses which you can take the entire route from Los Angeles to Indio without transferring.

Need more travel options? Consider taking the train from Los Angeles to Indio; ticket prices start at $34.81.

City Information

Los Angeles

Los Angeles is the undisputed world capital of the entertainment business. Because of that, the City of Angels is where you will find some of the most iconic landmarks of the film and music industries, including the world-famous Walk of Fame and Dolby Theatre (home of the Academy Awards) on Hollywood Boulevard, the easily recognizable Capitol Records building at Hollywood & Vine, and the LA Live complex in Downtown Los Angeles.

The best part of LA is that it has something to offer for people of all interests: outdoor enthusiasts can hike up to the Hollywood sign, fashion aficionados can go shopping in Beverly Hills, art lovers can check out the prominent Los Angeles County Museum of Art (LACMA) in the Miracle Mile district, and those looking for a fun night out can go bar-hopping in West Hollywood. Are you a Pokémon GO addict? Well then this is the place for you because LA is the best city to catch the rarest Pokémon in the U.S.. And if you want to want to experience the famed golden coast of Southern California for yourself, head west to Santa Monica and Venice for a refreshing dip in the Pacific Ocean.

With one of the biggest airports on the West Coast and several bus and train stops across the county, Los Angeles makes it easy to travel elsewhere in California, visit the neighboring Nevada, Arizona and Mexico, or take a flight to pretty much any other part of the world.

Station Information

Where does the bus leave from in Los Angeles?

Main departure station: 4555 E 3rd St & S McDonnell Ave E

Buses to Indio leave from 8 stations in Los Angeles.

All bus stations in Los Angeles:

  • 4555 E 3rd St & S McDonnell Ave E

  • 611 Maple Ave

  • E Olympic Blvd & S Augusta Ave Bus Stop

  • Downtown - Vignes Lot

  • 10413 Laurel Canyon Blvd Pacoima

  • San Fernando Bus Station

  • 1658 N Orange Drive

  • North Hollywood Bus Station

Where does the bus arrive in Indio?

Main arrival station: 43501 Monroe St

These are the two stations where buses may stop when they arrive in Indio.

Bus stations in Indio:

  • 43501 Monroe St

  • Hwy 111 at Flower SunLine Transfer Ctr

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