Cheap train tickets from Phoenix to Palm Springs


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How much are train tickets from Phoenix to Palm Springs?

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How do you find cheap train tickets from Phoenix to Palm Springs?

The most surefire way to find the lowest-priced train tickets from Phoenix to Palm Springs is to plan ahead and book your train travel earlier. In the past 30 days, the cheapest average price users have found for trains from Phoenix to Palm Springs was $103.11. Trying to save on a last-minute fare and have a bit of flexibility on what day to travel? Take a look at midweek schedules, as these tend to be less busy and are often cheaper than buying tickets to travel on Friday, or a weekend departure.

How long is the train ride from Phoenix to Palm Springs?

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.

What is the busiest day for trains from Phoenix to Palm Springs?

On Monday trains from Phoenix to Palm Springs are the busiest. If you are looking for a great deal on your train tickets or to have extra room to stretch out, you might consider traveling on Sunday instead, as that tends to be the least traveled day of the week.

Amtrak has the most connections between Phoenix to Palm Springs

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.

One train company connects Phoenix to Palm Springs


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.

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Plan your next adventure

There are 2 different stations that serve train trips to Palm Springs that you can compare to see what best fits your travel plans.. For this route, the busiest departing train stations in Phoenix are:
  • 2717 W Bell Rd
  • City-to-City Transport Desk - 3400 E Sky Harbor Blvd
There are 3 different stations where trains arrive to in Palm Springs. You can review and use the directions feature on Wanderu to see which station is closest to your final destination. These are the busiest arriving stations in Palm Springs:
  • SunLine Transit Stop - 3400 E Tahquitz Canyon Way
  • SunLine Transit Stop - 190 N Indian Canyon Dr
  • Palm Springs Station Rd