Indian Wells is proximally situated; both Los Angeles and San Diego are approximately 120 miles from Indian Wells, while Santa Barbara is located about 220 miles from the city. Phoenix is 250 miles from Indian Wells and Las Vegas is 300 miles away.
There are a number of airports serving Indian Wells. Palm Springs International Airport is just 30 minutes away, while Ontario Airport and John Wayne Airport are 90 minutes away. Meanwhile, Los Angeles International Airport, Burbank Airport and San Diego Airport are two hours from Indian Wells. Cardiff Limousine & Transportation, 760-568-1403, and My Chauffer Limo Service, 760-221-4001, provide service to and from all airports in the surrounding areas. Rental cars are also available at many different locations in the valley.
The area is also serviced by several major highways, such as Interstate 10, the major artery to Los Angeles; Highway 62, which connects from Interstate 10 north to the High Desert and Joshua Tree; Highway 111, the main east/west state expressway and retail corridor through the Coachella Valley, connecting with Interstate 10 on the north and Highway 86 on the south; and Highway 86, which connects to Interstate 10 and extends south though lower Coachella Valley and ends in Calexico at the Mexican border.
For those who wish to ride the rail, Riverside is the closest Amtrak station. The phone number for Amtrak is 800-872-7245.