As long as you can connect with US Interstate 10 (I-10), you can easily drive to the Greater Palm Springs area. The region is a surprisingly quick getaway from many large metropolitan areas in the Southwest.
Driving Times from Major Cities:
Los Angeles – 2 hours
San Diego – 2 hours 15 minutes
Newport Beach – 1 hour 45 minutes
Anaheim – 1 hour 45 minutes
San Bernardino – 1 hour
Riverside – 1 hour
Phoenix/Scottsdale, Arizona – 4 hours
Las Vegas, Nevada – 4 hours
With 10 top airlines providing nonstop service from 18 cities, the Palm Springs International Airport connects to more than 500 destinations around the world. And our airlift is growing.
By traveling through the Palm Springs International Airport, you can leave behind the long lines and wait times and instead enjoy the airport’s open-air design. Stroll along outdoor walkways and relax in the landscaped courtyards, while enjoying the airport’s gardens, water features and original artwork.
The airport’s tranquil environment is just one of the reasons why Palm Springs International Airport was named one of the Top 10 Most Stress-Free Airports in America by SmarterTraveler.com.
Additionally, there are four other major airports in Southern that offer convenient access to Greater Palm Springs:
ONT: Ontario International Airport (1 hour 15 minute drive)
SNA: John Wayne Airport – Orange County (1 hour 30 minute drive)
LAX: Los Angeles International Airport (2 hour drive)
SAN: San Diego International Airport [2 hour 15 minute drive]
"I look forward to arriving at the Palm Springs airport. There is something special about the moment that I step out of the gate area and out into the clean desert air. The view is spectacular and I can feel the stress just dropping off of me. Within 5 minutes, I've got my luggage and am on my way. It doesn't get much easier!"
Darlene W. Somers, CMP
Senior Meetings Manager
Association Management Center