Whether you are traveling by car, airplane or train, you'll find Palm Desert easily accessible. Once you're here, you'll discover that Palm Desert is located in the heart of the Coachella Valley making it convenient for you to shop, dine, and play.
Palm Desert is just a two-hour drive from Los Angeles and San Diego. Interstate 10 goes through the Coachella Valley and continues on its way from Los Angeles to Phoenix. State Highways 74 and 86 terminate in Palm Desert.
The Palm Springs International Airport is a 25-minute scenic drive from Palm Desert. The newly remodeled airport hosts a number of scheduled carriers including Alaska, American, and America West. Ontario International Airport, an hour and 15 minute drive from Palm Desert, boasts an extensive schedule of flights as does Los Angeles International Airport. For access by private plane, Bermuda Dunes Aviation Airport and Desert Resort Regional Airport in Thermal are available. Please visit the airport Web sites for information about airport carriers and shuttle services to Palm Desert.
Getting Around In Palm Desert:
For your convenience, a wide variety of motor coaches, taxis, shuttles, and limousine services are available. Please contact the Visitor Center at www.palm-desert.org or call 800-873-2428 for a complete listing of transportation companies.
Amtrak has stations in nearby Palm Springs and Indio.