Car Rentals and Ground Transportation

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Getting To and Around in Palm Desert

From the Airport

No matter which airport you fly in to, it’s easy to rent a car, find a shuttle or hail a cab or limo – and you’ll be relaxing in Palm Desert in no time.

  • From Palm Springs International Airport (PSP): Rent a car from more than 10 major rental companies or take a shuttle, taxi, limo or Uber. You can also check with your hotel about airport transportation. Visit the PSP website.

  • From Ontario International Airport (ONT): Shuttles are available, but most Palm Desert visitors prefer to rent a car from one of Ontario’s many nationally known rental companies. From Ontario, Palm Desert is just over an hour away. Visit the ONT website.

  • From Los Angeles International Airport (LAX): Renting a car is the way to go from LAX. The two-hour drive from Los Angeles to Palm Desert is filled with scenic desert vistas and views of the nearby mountains. Visit the LAX website.

Check with your airport for details on types and availability of ground transportation to Palm Desert.

Via Bus and Rail

Palm Desert is served by ground transportation providers as well. Learn more about Morongo Basin Transit Authority, Sun Bus or Greyhound bus station locations or visit Amtrak for rail.

Getting around Palm Desert

Getting around Palm Desert is just as simple. You'll find car rental agencies and a variety of ground transportation services.

Car Rental Agencies

Shuttle Companies

Taxi Companies

Shared Car

  • Tesloop
    City-to-city transportation in a "piloted" Tesla between the greater Palm Desert area
    and Los Angeles and Orange counties.

Limousine / Private Car Companies


For information about transportation providers for our disabled and senior visitors, contact Palm Desert Visitor Services.