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Frequently Asked Questions
What’s the best way to get from Palm Springs to L.A.?
Where is the train station in Palm Springs located?
Is there a direct train from Palm Springs to LAX?
Is it safe to travel by train from Palm Springs to Los Angeles 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 Palm Springs to Los Angeles?
What is the price of a train ticket from Palm Springs to Los Angeles?
In the last month, $22.06 was the average price of a train ticket from Palm Springs, CA to Los Angeles, CA. This is about as inexpensive as train tickets ever get. You can expect to find tickets at that price or lower if you book your trip at least 10 days in advance. Otherwise, expect to pay around $0.88 more than that for a same-day booking.
How long is the train journey from Palm Springs to Los Angeles?
The distance between Palm Springs and Los Angeles is approximately 99 miles, or 159 kilometers. The average train journey between these two cities takes 4 hours and 51 minutes, although the absolute fastest you could get there is 3 hours and 16 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 Palm Springs to Los Angeles are the most crowded on Tuesday. 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 Monday 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 Palm Springs at 2:00am while the last train of the day leaves at 2:00pm. 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 Palm Springs to Los Angeles?
There are 3 scheduled trains on most days. 2 of these are direct connections to Los Angeles. 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 Los Angeles to Palm Springs. If you're not not set on traveling by train, you could always take the bus from Palm Springs to Los Angeles for $18.00.
Which train should you take from Palm Springs to Los Angeles?
Where is the train station in Palm Springs?
Palm Springs has 3 stations where passengers can board the train to Los Angeles:
- SunLine Transit Stop - 3400 E Tahquitz Canyon Way
- SunLine Transit Stop - 190 N Indian Canyon Dr
- Palm Springs Station Rd
Where is the train station in Los Angeles?
There are more train stations and stops in Los Angeles than most cities. Most trains from Palm Springs will stop at one (or more) of the 3 following stations in Los Angeles:
- Union Station
- 10040 Old Depot Plaza Rd
- Amtrak Metrolink Station - 7724 Van Nuys Blvd
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