Palm Springs, CA offers a wide variety of public transportation options for residents and visitors alike. The SunLine Transit Agency provides bus service to many major destinations such as downtown Palm Springs, the airport, and other locations throughout the greater Coachella Valley. For those who prefer to travel by rail, the Amtrak Sunset Limited runs through Palm Springs twice daily with stops at both the North and South Stations in town. Taxicabs are also available via many local companies that offer efficient and affordable rides to anywhere within the city limits. Finally, there are multiple rental car agencies located conveniently near all three stations as well as right in the city center. With these options available, anyone can easily get around town without having to worry about parking or traffic congestion.
The typical American commute has been getting longer each year since 2010. The average one-way commute in Palm Springs takes 20.7 minutes. That's shorter than the US average of 26.4 minutes.
How people in Palm Springs get to work:
- 71.6% drive their own car alone
- 8.0% carpool with others
- 13.7% work from home
- 1.9% take mass transit