The distance between Phoenix and Palm Springs is approximately 258.68 miles, or 416.19 kilometers. The average travel time for a train between these two cities is around 19 hours and 4 minutes, although the absolute fastest you could get there is 7 hours and 2 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.
Typically there are 9 schedules to compare for your trip to Palm Springs. One train carrier operates regular service on the Phoenix to Palm Springs route. Amtrak offers the most scheduled departures between Phoenix to Palm Springs, usually offering 9 trips per day. On this route there are no direct schedules. This means that along your journey from Phoenix to Palm Springs, you will need to disembark from the first train and board a connecting train. Depending on the carrier's policy, you may be responsible for transferring your own checked luggage, but you will definitely need to bring your hand luggage.
Are you not set on traveling by train? Take a look at Bus tickets from Phoenix to Palm Springs, which start at $26.00.
Amtrak train tickets from Phoenix to Palm Springs start from $72.00, and on average cost $115.54. Daily there are 9 Amtrak schedules to Palm Springs. Amtrak in Phoenix leaves from 2717 W Bell Rd and one other station. And in Palm Springs trains arrive at SunLine Transit Stop - 3400 E Tahquitz Canyon Way and 2 other train stations.
From Phoenix to Palm Springs train travel on Amtrak takes 19 hours and 4 minutes. If you are looking to get to Palm Springs faster, Amtrak offers more express schedule options with a travel time of 7 hours and 2 minutes.
If you're considering a weeked trip, Amtrak offers 12 schedules for you to choose from. You can expect to pay $111.84 for a one-way train ticket to Palm Springs.