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San Jose - Downtown San Jose, W San Carlos Street
Palm Springs - Downtown Palm Springs
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Palm Springs - Palm Springs North
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Bus San Jose to Palm Springs: Trip Overview

Bus San Jose to Palm Springs: Trip Overview

Average ticket price$58
Average bus trip duration10h 55m
Number of daily buses5
Earliest bus departure12:40 AM
Distance382 miles (615 km)
Latest bus departure11:05 PM

San Jose to Palm Springs Buses

Information on this bus route

Daily Departures5
Earliest and Latest Bus Departures12:40AM - 11:05PM
Minimum Price$56
Average Ticket Price$58
Minimum Trip Duration10h
Average Bus Trip Duration10h55m
Distance382 miles (615 km)
Bus Companies on This RouteFlixBus, Greyhound
Frequently Asked Questions

Frequently asked questions for your trip San Jose - Palm Springs

Taking the bus is the best way to travel to Palm Springs without flying. The bus trip is an affordable, safe and convenient way to travel between the two cities. You also have the option of using carpooling services.

Traveling from San Jose to Palm Springs takes about 10h 55m on average, but the quickest bus can get you there in about 10h. This is the time it takes to travel the 386 miles (622 km) that separate the two cities.

San Jose and Palm Springs are 386 miles (622 km) apart.

About 5 buses travel this route daily, provided by FlixBus and Greyhound. The number of buses from San Jose to Palm Springs can differ depending on the day of the week. Busbud can make your trip from San Jose to Palm Springs a breeze! Simply check the schedules and pick the bus that matches your style and budget. It's that easy!

The bus service operates from 12:40 AM for the initial departure and runs until 11:05 PM for the final departure.

If you're headed to Palm Springs from San Jose, chances are that your bus will depart from Diridon Station and arrive at Palm Springs Airport. These are the primary departure and arrival locations on this route, but you can also find other options that could better fit your plans.

If you want the cheapest way to travel this route, go for the bus. With prices starting at $43, you won't find a more affordable way to get there.

The bus ticket costs $58 on average. In the last 30 days, the prices ranged from $43 to $217, so it's good to do your research before booking.

Once in Palm Springs, you can start exploring the city and discover its surroundings. The top sights and things to do are Palm Springs Walk of Stars, The Living Desert Zoo and Gardens, Desert Willow Golf Resort, Biking and Palm Springs Art Museum.

About Bus Travel

Bus Travel Tips

If you're abroad, study some local language. Not only could it get you out of a pickle during your bus trip from San Jose to Palm Springs but it'll also be endearing to native speakers who will surely appreciate your effort.

Start sightseeing the minute your bus leaves the station. If you're on the night bus from San Jose to Palm Springs, get comfy and count the stars.

Buses have one of the smallest carbon footprints of motorized transport modes. A bus going from San Jose to Palm Springs will emit less CO2 than a car or an airplane.

Make a music playlist for your bus ride from San Jose to Palm Springs, and enjoy the scenery to tunes from your own personal soundtrack.

Did you know?

The word 'bus' is an abbreviation of 'omnibus" which means 'for all' in Latin as buses were meant to be transportation for everybody.

Did you know there are on average 4,400 intercity bus departures every day in the US only? This number has been growing for 9 years in a row, yay!

Did you know that 80% of the buses in North America are equipped with WiFi and power outlets ? And 60% of bus travelers have used their electronic device on board during 2014.

Will you be returning to San Jose by bus?

Bus from Palm Springs to San Jose

You can also go to Palm Springs by train

Train from San Jose to Palm Springs

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