The Sonoran Desert region of southern California is the home of one of the most popular destinations in this area – Palm Springs. The resort city was made famous in the 50s and 60s when many Hollywood celebrities chose it as a vacation destination. Palm Springs is known for its trendy hotels and luxury resorts, hot springs and spas, golf courses, as well as, the many indoor and outdoor activities.
Most famous locations to visit
The most popular places to visit in Palm Springs include the Coachella Valley, Indian Canyons and Tahquitz, then the famous museums Palm Springs Art Museum and Aqua Caliente Cultural Museum, and not to forget the many stylish hotels and golf resorts. Due to the dry weather and hot summers, the peak season for visiting Palm Springs is winter (November to May).
Public transportation and rental information
Palm Springs Downtown is generally a pedestrian-friendly area. Also, public transportation is available to some of the major tourist attractions. Sunline Transit Agency handles bus transportation across Coachella Valley with routes to Palm Springs Downtown and many nearby resort cities. Bus-to-train service is available via Amtrak, connecting Palm Springs to Arizona, Los Angeles and other locations.
Renting a car is another practical way to explore Palm Springs. You can book a Palm Springs car rental service online or at the Palm Springs International. Palm Springs taxi service is another convenient way to get around the city and Valley. Taxi stands are available near major hotels and attractions, or you can always hail one on the street.
Palm Springs airport transfer options
Palm Springs International Airport (PSP) is the primary airport serving Palm Springs area. The airport is among the US Top 10 "Most Stress-Free Airports". It serves 11 airlines with non-stop flights to multiple domestic and international locations. Palms Springs International is very close to the city, only 3 km or just 5 minutes drive from Palm Springs Downtown.
Palm Springs International has good connections with the city centre and the surrounding area by several public transportation options. Sunline Transit Agency and MBTA provide bus services from PSP to Palm Springs Downtown, as well as, to popular locations such as Yucca Valley, Desert Hot Springs, Cathedral City, and many more.
Bus-to-train service is available via Amtrak from PSP to Los Angeles and Fullerton. The bus stops at the Palm Springs International two times a day in each direction, and you can quickly locate the bus stop at the north end of the Terminal, facing the Rental Cars lot.
Car rental, airport taxis and private airport transfer service are other available options at the Palm Springs International. Car rental is available online or via on-airport rental car providers that have information desks in the Terminal. The taxi rank is outside the Arrivals area, or you can always order a taxi ahead.
Book a private transfer to your destination
To avoid the crowds when you land, book a private Palms Springs airport transfer with us. City Airport Taxis organise transfers from Palm Springs International (PSP) to Palm Springs city centre and other cities, as well as, to popular tourist destinations such as Cabazon, Coachella, Cypress, Highland and many more. Our airport taxi service is punctual, reliable and efficient.
The service is fully customizable so that you can choose a vehicle, as well as a pickup/drop-off time and location according to your preferences. Also, free cancellation and free waiting time are in the price. The latest prices for a private taxi from Palm Springs International (PSP) to Palm Springs city centre are on the link.
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