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2013 CALIFORNIA SCIENCE
EDUCATION CONFERENCE

OCTOBER 25-27, 2013 • PALM SPRINGS

WAYS TO TRAVEL TO PALM SPRINGS

Palm Springs is accessible by car, plane and rail.

By Car (approximate driving distances):

San Francisco: 486 miles

Sacramento: 490 miles

Monterey: 425 miles

San Luis Obispo: 307 miles

Fresno: 324 miles

Bakersfield: 217 miles

San Diego: 140 miles

Oceanside: 112 miles

Los Angeles: 107 miles

Riverside: 57 miles

Anaheim: 91 miles

Ontario: 74 miles

Driving Directions

Carpooling:

Looking to carpool from home or the Ontario airport? Post a notice on the discussion board on CSTA's page on Facebook.

By Plane:

Palm Springs is serviced by the Palm Springs International Airport (PSP). The airport is approximately 2 miles from the Convention Center.

  • Click here for a complete listing of cities and airlines with service to Palm Springs.

  • Click here for information on transportation options to and from the Palm Springs airport. Be sure to check with your hotel to see if they offer shuttle services.

  • The Ontario Airport (ONT) is the next closest airport to Palm Springs (approx. 70 miles). For information on shuttle services from the Ontario Airport, please visit: http://www.palmspringsshuttle.com/

By Train:

Amtrak offers limited train service to Palm Springs. Amtrak to Palm Springs has two stops, one for the Sunset Limited up by I-10; the second ("Amtrak's Bakersfield to Indio (Jackson St. and Southern Pacific Tracks Daily service with stops in Palm Springs, N. Indian Canyon and Amado and Palm Desert Town Center, Monterey and San Gorgonio) 1-800-USA-RAIL (872-7245) actually is motor coach service to/from Amtrak's San Joaquin route in Bakersfield, and stops at Palm Springs International Airport. Recent revisions to the Sunset's schedule make one day trips to Los Angeles possible. The daily service to/from Bakersfield allows for trips to northern and Central California without having to drive through Los Angeles

1-800-USA-RAIL (872-7245) or Amtrak.com