directions LAX to Palm Springs

Jan 3rd, 2012, 03:52 PM
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directions LAX to Palm Springs

I am flying into LAX tomorrow morning and will rent a car and drive to Palm Springs. What will be the quickest route based on traffic pattern/volume if I leave LAX about noon and what will be the quickest route coming back on a Sunday afternoon. Map quest is telling me to go 105 to 605N to 60 but it appears I could just as easily do 105 to 605S to 91. Thanks for the help!
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Jan 3rd, 2012, 05:15 PM
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Either route is fine, when you hit the 105 just turn on 1070 a.m radio for a while, traffic every 10 minutes and you might hear of a jam-up to avoid on either the 60 or the 91. The 91 is probably more apt to have a hold-up.
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Jan 3rd, 2012, 07:21 PM
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If you have a smart phone or a pad or a laptop and can get online, go to this site for traffic conditions. Should be good at noon, but accidents can happen. And 1070 (KNX) is a good idea.
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Jan 3rd, 2012, 07:25 PM
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Noon time you shouldn't have traffic jam on fwys, unless accident.
105 East, 605N, 60 East best route
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Jan 3rd, 2012, 09:46 PM
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Amen to the above responses, and 105 is just immediately south of Century (the street to LAX) - off the 405. Amen Dos for listening to AM 1070 - which will let you know what's happening on the freeways. If you can get it - the LA Freeway map from the Auto Clubs is excellent.
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