Cheap Merced to Palm Springs train tickets

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How to find cheap train tickets from Merced to Palm Springs ?

The most surefire way to find the lowest-priced train tickets from Merced 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 Merced to Palm Springs was $58.75. If your travel date is still a number of days out, by booking your trip 0 days before you plan to travel, you could save an average of $0.00 compared to a typical last-minute fare. 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 journey from Merced to Palm Springs ? How far is Merced to Palm Springs ?

The distance between Merced to Palm Springs is 326.49 miles or 525.31 km. A train trip from Merced to Palm Springs typically takes 10 hours, If you are looking to get to Palm Springs faster, the fastest advertised duration is offered by Amtrak. The fastest train trip covers the distance in 8 hours and 18 minutes to get from Merced to Palm Springs.

Going from Merced to Palm Springs by train takes over 10 hours to reach your destination. For a lengthy train journey we recommend you pack a great book, or download a few movies to have them available offline just in case you are outside of a service coverage area. Don't forget to bring some water and a battery pack to keep all of your electronics charged.

On Saturday trains from Merced 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 Friday instead, as that tends to be the least traveled day of the week.

Amtrak has the most connections between Merced to Palm Springs

Typically there are 5 schedules to compare for your trip to Palm Springs. One train carrier operates regular service on the Merced to Palm Springs route. Amtrak offers the most scheduled departures between Merced to Palm Springs, usually offering 5 trips per day. On this route there are no direct schedules. This means that along your journey from Merced 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.

One train carrier connects Merced to Palm Springs

Amtrak

Amtrak train tickets from Merced to Palm Springs start from $55.00, and on average cost $59.47. Daily there are 5 Amtrak schedules to Palm Springs. Amtrak in Merced leaves from 324 W 24th St, And in Palm Springs trains arrive at SunLine Transit Stop - 190 N Indian Canyon Dr and 2 other train stations.

From Merced to Palm Springs train travel on Amtrak takes 9 hours and 49 minutes. If you are looking to get to Palm Springs faster, Amtrak offers more express schedule options with a travel time of 8 hours and 0 minutes.

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There is one train station from which trains depart Merced on their way to Palm Springs. The busiest departure station in Merced serving this route is 324 W 24th St.
  • 324 W 24th St
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., The busiest departure station in Merced serving this route is SunLine Transit Stop - 190 N Indian Canyon Dr, SunLine Transit Stop - 3400 E Tahquitz Canyon Way, Palm Springs Station Rd.
  • SunLine Transit Stop - 190 N Indian Canyon Dr
  • SunLine Transit Stop - 3400 E Tahquitz Canyon Way
  • Palm Springs Station Rd