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Journey Information

There are 16 intercity buses per day from Indio to Los Angeles. Traveling by bus from Indio to Los Angeles usually takes around 3 hours and 21 minutes, but the fastest Tufesa Internacional bus can make the trip in 2 hours and 45 minutes.

Distance119 mi (191 km)
Shortest duration2h 45m
Cheapest price$19.99
Trips per day16
Most frequent serviceTufesa Plus
Bus lines3

Bus Trip Reviews from Wanderu Customers

Overall score for buses from Indio to Los Angeles

(Based on 2 ratings and reviews)




January 29, 2022- Visiting family

Tufesa Plus

Pros: There was no bus stop, only at a random intersection there was one bus. I accidentally got on the wrong bus and the bus driver was very accommodating in where I needed to go. Cons: Having an update schedule alert, to know if your bus is running late or not.

Pros: There was no bus stop, only at a random intersection there was one bus. I accidentally got on the wrong bus and the bus driver was very accommodating in where I needed to go. Cons: Having an update schedule alert, to know if your bus is running late or not.

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

$31.53 is the average price of a bus ticket from Indio to Los Angeles. Taking a bus is an affordable way to make this trip. It’s easy to find a bus ticket at this price or lower when you use Wanderu to book your trip online in advance of your travel date.

Average prices by travel date


Over the next four weeks, the average ticket price of a bus from Indio to Los Angeles is expected to range from $31 to $34. If you are looking to travel to Los Angeles within the next week, you can find bus tickets starting from $31. The cheapest bus tickets in the next month are $31 and can be found on June 28, 2022.

Monthly average prices

Traveling from Indio to Los Angeles 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 $29 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 $0.36 on your bus ticket compared to booking at the last minute.

What bus companies travel from Indio to Los Angeles?

There are 3 bus lines from Indio to Los Angeles available for you to search and compare on Wanderu. With 10 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 US43h 13m$28.46
Tufesa Internacional43h 18m$34.33
Tufesa Plus103h 25m$32.55
  • 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 4 trips per day from Indio to Los Angeles, 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 4 from Indio to Los Angeles, with prices starting from $30. 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 Indio to Los Angeles from $30. There are 10 trips per day offered by Tufesa Plus from Indio to Los Angeles and you can expect on average to pay for a Tufesa Plus ticket to Los Angeles. In Indio, Tufesa Plus departs to Los Angeles from 43501 Monroe St . In Los Angeles, Tufesa Plus arrives at 4555 E 3rd St & S McDonnell Ave E and 3 other stations.

    An average trip on Tufesa Plus from Indio to Los Angeles takes 3 hours and 25 minutes , while the fastest available Tufesa Plus trip will get you to Los Angeles in 2 hours and 45 minutes .

    On weekends, Tufesa Plus offers 10 trips per day. A one way ticket costs for a weekend trip to Los Angeles.

Frequently Asked Questions

Is it safe to travel by bus from Indio to Los Angeles 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.

Although masks are no longer required on public transportation, we stand behind CDC guidelines that encourage passengers to wear a mask over their nose and mouth while on the bus or in stations.

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 Indio to Los Angeles?

The bus takes an average of 3 hours and 21 minutes to cover the 119 miles from Indio to Los Angeles. However, the fastest bus only takes 2 hours and 45 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?

Because many passengers travel from Indio to Los Angeles at the beginning of the work week, Monday is usually the busiest day for buses. If you are planning to travel on a Monday, you should make sure to book tickets well in advance as they may sell out.

On the other hand, Wednesday is typically the least busy day for bus travel on this route. If you're looking for some extra space on the bus, traveling mid-week is your best bet.

When do the earliest and latest buses leave Indio?

The first bus leaves at 1:00am and the last bus leaves at 8:00pm. To see the times for all buses from Indio to Los Angeles, enter your specific travel dates in the search bar.

How many bus departures serve Los Angeles each day?

There are 16 scheduled buses that travel from Indio to Los Angeles 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 Indio to Los Angeles without transferring.

Need more travel options? Consider taking the train from Indio to Los Angeles; ticket prices start at $21.00.

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 Indio?

Main departure station: 43501 Monroe St

Indio has two bus stations with service to Los Angeles.

All bus stations in Indio:

  • 43501 Monroe St

  • Hwy 111 at Flower SunLine Transfer Ctr

Where does the bus arrive in Los Angeles?

Main arrival station: 611 Maple Ave

Buses arrive in Los Angeles at 8 stations, depending on which bus line you are traveling with.

All bus stations in Los Angeles:

  • 611 Maple Ave

  • 4555 E 3rd St & S McDonnell Ave E

  • E Olympic Blvd & S Augusta Ave Bus Stop

  • Downtown - Vignes Lot

  • 10413 Laurel Canyon Blvd Pacoima

  • San Fernando Bus Station

  • North Hollywood Bus Station

  • 1658 N Orange Drive

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