Taxi Transfers To and From Palm Springs International Airport
Palm Springs International Airport Taxis - Fares, Distances and Where to Find Them
Upon arrival at Palm Springs International Airport, make sure not to leave your personal belongings at the facility.
Taxis at Palm Springs International Airport
Upon exit from the Baggage Claim area, proceed to the Ground Transportation Center across the terminal toward the taxi stand area.
One-way fare between the airport and Downtown is about $15.00. If you need to travel outside the city area, please consult your driver for rates.
Most taxis will accept either cash payment or a major credit card, but it is helpful to ask in advance. It is customary to give the driver a tip (15-20% of the fare) for good service.
Hotel Shuttle Services at Palm Springs International Airport
Many hotels in Palm Springs have shuttle services though some might require prior reservations. Please confirm if this service is available at your accommodation.
Shuttle services pick up and drop passengers at the Ground Transportation Center. Fares may vary for this service. Please call the hotel front desk for further information.
Additionally, it is customary to give the driver a tip ($5.00 – $10.00 depending on the length of the ride, plus $1.00 per bag if the driver helps you with your luggage).
Ride Shares at Palm Springs International Airport
Drivers pick up and drop off passengers at the Ground Transportation Center of the airport.
Passengers can reserve rideshare by downloading the company’s app on their smartphone and coordinating directly with their driver. They can also request a ride a few days before their flight to avoid the inconvenience.
Ridesharing apps should let users verify the identity of drivers by checking out their faces, license plates, and colors.
It might help if you could ask the driver to identify himself and the name of the passenger he’s picking up. It could prevent people from impersonating drivers.
Finally, if you ever feel uncomfortable, you are not under any obligation to climb into someone’s vehicle.