Cheap San Diego to Palm Springs  train tickets

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How much are San Diego to Palm Springs train tickets?

Lowest Price$36.00
Fastest4h 28m
Daily Schedules13
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train Trip Reviews from Wanderu Customers

Overall score for San Diego to Palm Springs
4.0
Based on 2 reviews
Amtrak
4.0
Based on 2 reviews
Based on 2 reviewsRatings (Out of 5)
Comfort
2.5
Staff
4.0
Value
4.5
Condition
4.5
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Richard
4.0
June 11, 2019Solo travel
Pros
On time, comfortable seats, courteous and knowledgeable staff.
Cons
Stairs steep.
Tips
Comfortable and economic way to travel inter city.

How to find cheap train tickets from San Diego to Palm Springs ?

The most surefire way to find the lowest-priced train tickets from San Diego 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 San Diego to Palm Springs was $42.28. 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 San Diego to Palm Springs ? How far is San Diego to Palm Springs ?

The distance between San Diego to Palm Springs is 84.87 miles or 136.56 km. A train trip from San Diego to Palm Springs typically takes 7 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 4 hours and 28 minutes to get from San Diego to Palm Springs.

Going from San Diego to Palm Springs by train takes over 7 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 San Diego 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 Tuesday instead, as that tends to be the least traveled day of the week.

Amtrak has the most connections between San Diego to Palm Springs

Typically there are 13 schedules to compare for your trip to Palm Springs. One train carrier operates regular service on the San Diego to Palm Springs route. Amtrak offers the most scheduled departures between San Diego to Palm Springs, usually offering 13 trips per day. On this route there are no direct schedules. This means that along your journey from San Diego 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 San Diego to Palm Springs, which start at $20.00.

One train carrier connects San Diego to Palm Springs

Amtrak

Amtrak train tickets from San Diego to Palm Springs start from $36.00, and on average cost $43.65. Daily there are 13 Amtrak schedules to Palm Springs. Amtrak in San Diego leaves from 1050 Kettner Blvd and one other station. And in Palm Springs trains arrive at Palm Springs Station Rd and 2 other train stations.

From San Diego to Palm Springs train travel on Amtrak takes 7 hours and 0 minutes. If you are looking to get to Palm Springs faster, Amtrak offers more express schedule options with a travel time of 4 hours and 28 minutes.

If you're considering a weeked trip, Amtrak offers 13 schedules for you to choose from. You can expect to pay $43.33 for a one-way train ticket to Palm Springs.

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Avg. Time
7h 0m
Avg. Price
$43.65

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.. The busiest departure station in San Diego serving this route is 4005 Taylor St, 1050 Kettner Blvd.
  • 4005 Taylor St
  • 1050 Kettner 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., The busiest departure station in San Diego serving this route is Palm Springs Station Rd, 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