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There are 2 daily trains from Burbank to Palm Springs. Traveling by train from Burbank to Palm Springs usually takes around 5 hours and 45 minutes, but the fastest Amtrak train can make the trip in 3 hours and 56 minutes.
|Distance||104 mi (167 km)|
|Fastest train||3h 56m|
|Most frequent service||Amtrak|
What is the price of a train ticket from Burbank to Palm Springs?
In the last month, C$27.69 was the average price of a train ticket from Burbank, CA to Palm Springs, CA. This is about as inexpensive as train tickets ever get. You can expect to find tickets at that price or lower if you book your trip at least 10 days in advance. Otherwise, expect to pay around C$3.15 more than that for a same-day booking.
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Since the average price of train trips from Burbank to Palm Springs remains pretty consistent throughout the year, there’s no need to book your tickets too far in advance. However, we still recommend you purchase your train tickets at least 48 hours ahead of departure time to avoid surprise last-minute surges and the risk of the train selling out.
Which train should you take from Burbank to Palm Springs?
Amtrak is the one and only train line which connects Burbank, California to Palm Springs, California. The schedule is relatively limited as the train only runs twice a day.
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Amtrak is the largest passenger railroad service in America, offering daily intercity trains to hundreds of destinations across the contiguous United States, as well as several cities in Canada. Every Amtrak train comes equipped with comfortable seats with extra legroom, as well as several four-seat areas with tables in the middle. In addition, each car has a freshly cleaned restroom, free WiFi and power outlets at every seat. There are also snack bars where you can purchase drinks or food during your journey. On average, there are 2 Amtrak trains from Burbank to Palm Springs every day, as well as 2 trips on the weekends, with prices starting from $28.
Frequently Asked Questions
Is it safe to travel by train from Burbank to Palm Springs during the COVID-19 pandemic?
Our train 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, train 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 train 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 train.
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.
Can you take a train all the way from Burbank to Palm Springs?
How long is the train journey from Burbank to Palm Springs?
The distance between Burbank and Palm Springs is approximately 104 miles, or 167 kilometers. The average train journey between these two cities takes 5 hours and 45 minutes, although the absolute fastest you could get there is 3 hours and 56 minutes.
Looking for ways to pass the time? Most trains are equipped with Wi-Fi, which means you can stream music, browse social media or get some work done during your ride. That said, in case your train has a spotty signal, or is among the few without Wi-Fi, we also recommend downloading TV shows and movies to your mobile device in advance of your trip. That way the ride will fly by whatever the Wi-Fi situation.
When are trains the most crowded?
Trains from Burbank to Palm Springs are the most crowded on Saturday. Tickets also tend to be more expensive then. If you are looking for a great deal on your train tickets or just want extra room to stretch out, consider traveling on Tuesday instead, as it tends to be the least crowded day of the week.
When are the first and last trains of the day?
The earliest train departs Burbank at 9:00am while the last train of the day leaves at 11:00am. To see all scheduled departure times, use the search function on this page to get the full schedule for your specific travel dates.
Is there a direct train from Burbank to Palm Springs?
Trains leave the station in Burbank twice a day, so there are a couple of options depending on your preferred travel time. However, there are no direct trains. This means that you will need to disembark from your original train and board a connecting train at some point during your journey. You will need to remember to bring your carry-on luggage with you when you change trains. Depending on the carrier's policy, you may also be responsible for transferring your own checked baggage.
You can also take a train for your return trip from Palm Springs to Burbank.
Where is the train station in Burbank?
There is one train station in Burbank.
Where is the train station in Palm Springs?
Palm Springs receives travelers from Burbank at its two active train stations.
Train stations in Palm Springs:
SunLine Transit Stop - 190 N Indian Canyon Dr
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