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Public Transit to the Center
Palm Springs International Airport
Ontario Airport (ONT)
3400 E Tahquitz Canyon Way, Palm Springs, CA 92262
This is the closest airport to the Vipassana Center; approximately 1 hour away.
The second best option is Ontario Airport, because it is right on the I-10 Freeway and many students will pass it who may be offering a ride on the rideshare board. DO NOT fly into LAX or other airports which are MUCH further away!
Amtrak and Greyhound
There is an Amtrak and Greyhound stop at the Palm Springs Train Station
Continue from the train station to Twentynine Palms using the public transportation instructions below.
Getting a ride with a student is much faster than traveling by the local bus system.
Click here for a link to the Rideshare Board.
You will have to depart early in order to arrive at the meditation center by the 3-5 pm registration period on the day your course starts. Only three buses to Twentynine Palms run each day, and not on Sundays.
1) Travel to Palm Springs Bus Terminal or Palm Springs Train Station or Palm Springs International Airport. (Check your local transit agencies online for routes and schedules.)
2) Take MBTA Bus Line 12/15 to Yucca Valley. http://www.mbtabus.com/
3) Take MBTA Bus Line 1 to Twentynine Palms. http://www.mbtabus.com/
4) Ask the driver to stop at Mantonya Avenue, which is right at the very tall radio tower
on Twentynine Palms Highway. Mantonya is between the Copper Mountain College and Indian Cove stops. There is a 6' sign that says SCVC at the corner of the property.
Southern California Vipassana Center address:
68561 Twentynine Palms Highway
Twentynine Palms, CA 92277