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Lowest Price$38.00
Fastest Train6h 27m
Trains Per Day6
Train Lines3
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Tucson-Palm Springs Train Schedule

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Frequently Asked Questions

Is it safe to travel by train from Tucson to Palm Springs right now?

We stand behind CDC guidelines that caution passengers against non-essential travel during the coronavirus outbreak. That said, we recognize not everyone is in a position to completely abstain. Whether it’s for work, to take care of family or to get back home, some circumstances inevitably require travel. If you’re one of those individuals who still needs to book a trip, you can continue to do so on Wanderu.

Know that most train companies are still running at this time, though some have limited service. To review the latest news and updates on which companies have reduced routes, visit our COVID-19 Travel Alert.

In order to keep their vehicles as clean and sanitized as possible, train companies are taking extra precautions for coronavirus. For details on what various companies are doing to ensure their fleet remains safe for travel, click here.

Can you take a train all the way from Tucson to Palm Springs?

Yes, there are trains that can take you the entire way from Tucson to Palm Springs. However, there are also some trips on this route that require you to board another vehicle, such as a bus or a shuttle, during your journey. This is worth paying attention to as you book your trip, since a direct train may be preferable for its speed and convenience.

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

The most surefire way to find the lowest-priced train tickets is to plan ahead and book your train travel early. In the past 30 days, $51.33 was the cheapest average price users have found for trains from Tucson to Palm Springs.

How long is the train journey from Tucson to Palm Springs?

The distance between Tucson and Palm Springs is approximately 344 miles, or 553 kilometers. The average train journey between these two cities takes 13 hours and 49 minutes, although the absolute fastest you could get there is 6 hours and 27 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 Tucson to Palm Springs are the most crowded on Friday. 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 Wednesday 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 Tucson at 7:00pm while the last train of the day leaves at 7:00pm. To see all scheduled departure times, use the search function on this page to get the full schedule for your specific travel dates.

How many trains per day run from Tucson to Palm Springs?

There are 6 scheduled trains on most days. 2 of these are direct connections to Palm Springs. While direct trains may still make stops along the way, you will not need to switch trains at any point. If you're looking to get to your destination faster, a direct train is the convenient and time-efficient choice.

You can also take a train for your return trip from Palm Springs to Tucson. If you're not not set on traveling by train, you could always take the bus from Tucson to Palm Springs for $53.00.

What train services are there from Tucson to Palm Springs?

There are 3 train lines with service from Tucson to Palm Springs. Amtrak is the most popular choice with travelers, offering scheduled service on 4 trains each day.
TrainDaily TripsAvg. TimeAvg. Price
Amtrak417h 30m$63.86
Amtrak Sunset Limited16h 28m$44.14
Amtrak Texas Eagle16h 28m$42.29

Where is the train station in Tucson?

There is one train station in Tucson:

  • 400 N Toole Ave

Where is the train station in Palm Springs?

There are more train stations and stops in Palm Springs than most cities. Most trains from Tucson will stop at one (or more) of the 3 following stations in Palm Springs:

  • Palm Springs Station Rd
  • SunLine Transit Stop - 190 N Indian Canyon Dr
  • SunLine Transit Stop - 3400 E Tahquitz Canyon Way

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