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Irvine-Palm Springs Train Schedule

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Schedule & Pricing Info

How much are train tickets from Irvine to Palm Springs?

Lowest Price$19.00
Fastest Train2h 44m
Trains Per Day6
Train Lines1

Frequently Asked Questions

Is it safe to travel by train from Irvine 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. Visit our COVID-19 travel guide for resources and daily updates on the coronavirus and COVID travel restrictions.

In order to keep 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 Irvine to Palm Springs?

Yes, there are trains that can take you the entire way from Irvine 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.

What is the price of a train ticket from Irvine to Palm Springs?

In the last month, $22.92 was the average price of a train ticket from Irvine, CA to Palm Springs, CA. This is about as inexpensive as train tickets ever get. You are more likely to find a ticket at this price or lower if you book online in advance of your travel date.

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

The distance between Irvine and Palm Springs is approximately 72 miles, or 117 kilometers. The average train journey between these two cities takes 4 hours and 40 minutes, although the absolute fastest you could get there is 2 hours and 44 minutes. Although it takes a couple of hours each way, it's still possible to make a round trip in a single day. Since most trains are equipped with Wi-Fi, you should be able to browse the Internet or get some work done during your journey.

When are trains the most crowded?

Trains from Irvine to Palm Springs are the most crowded on Monday. 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 Irvine at 9:00am while the last train of the day leaves at 3:00pm. 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 Irvine to Palm Springs?

There are 6 scheduled trains on most days. Unfortunately, none of them are direct connections, so you will need to disembark from your original train and board a connecting train during your journey. Don't forget to bring your carry-on luggage when you switch trains. In some instances, 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 Irvine.

Which train should you take from Irvine to Palm Springs?

Amtrak is the one and only train line which connects Irvine, California to Palm Springs, California. However, there are 6 trains per day to choose from.

TrainDaily TripsAvg. TimeAvg. Price
Amtrak64h 41m$24.36

Where is the train station in Irvine?

There is one train station in Irvine:

  • Irvine Transp Ctr - 15215 Barranca Pkwy

Where is the train station in Palm Springs?

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

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

Price trends for trains from Irvine to Palm Springs

Average prices by travel date

$30$20$10JulAug

Monthly average prices

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Prices as travel date approaches

$50$40$30$20$103020100

train Trip Reviews from Wanderu Customers

Overall score for trains from Irvine, CA to Palm Springs, CA
5.0
Based on 1 reviews

Based on 1 reviews
Overview
Users that traveled with Amtrak report that they were happy with the WiFi on board 100 percent of the time.
Ratings (Out of 5)
Comfort
5.0
Staff
5.0
Value
5.0
Condition
5.0
Lester
5.0
February 24, 2020Visiting family
Pros
Just generally a smooth uneventful experience
Cons
Nothing comes to mind
Tips
Nope

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