There are 5 ways to get from Minneapolis to Phoenix by plane, night bus, train, bus or car

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Fly  •  5 h 29 min

  1. Fly from Minneapolis (MSP) to Phoenix (PHX) MSP - PHX

$84 - $305

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Night bus, train, Amtrak Thruway  •  36 h 58 min

  1. Take the night bus from Minneapolis, MN to Kansas City, MO 805
  2. Take the train from Kansas City Amtrak to Flagstaff Amtrak
  3. Take the Amtrak Thruway from Flagstaff, AZ to Phoenix, AZ - Sky Harbor Airport

Bus  •  38 h 22 min

  1. Take the bus from Minneapolis, MN to Oklahoma City, OK 801
  2. Take the bus from Oklahoma City, Ok to Phoenix, Az 1351 / ...

$237 - $433

Train, bus  •  45 h 16 min

  1. Take the train from St. Paul-Minneapolis Union Depot to Chicago Union Station
  2. Take the train from Chicago Union Station to Flagstaff Amtrak
  3. Take the bus from Flagstaff, Az to Phoenix, Az

$297 - $883

Drive  •  27 h 43 min

  1. Drive from Minneapolis to Phoenix 1804.2 miles

$170 - $260

Questions & Answers

No, there is no direct bus from Minneapolis to Phoenix. However, there are services departing from Minneapolis, MN and arriving at Phoenix, Az via Oklahoma City, Ok. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 38 h 22 min.

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The distance between Minneapolis and Phoenix is 1286 miles. The road distance is 1804.2 miles.

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The best way to get from Minneapolis to Phoenix without a car is to night bus and train and Amtrak Thruway which takes 36 h 58 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 5 h 29 min to get from Minneapolis to Phoenix, including transfers.

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Minneapolis to Phoenix bus services, operated by Jefferson Lines, depart from Minneapolis, MN station.

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The best way to get from Minneapolis to Phoenix is to fly which takes 5 h 29 min and costs . Alternatively, you can bus, which costs and takes 38 h 22 min.

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The quickest flight from Minneapolis Airport to Phoenix Airport is the direct flight which takes 3 h 20 min.

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Minneapolis to Phoenix bus services, operated by Greyhound USA, arrive at Phoenix, Az station.

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Phoenix is 1 h behind Minneapolis. It is currently 12:52 AM in Minneapolis and 10:52 PM in Phoenix.

Yes, the driving distance between Minneapolis to Phoenix is 1804 miles. It takes approximately 27 h 43 min to drive from Minneapolis to Phoenix.

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  • Distance: 1286.1 miles
  • Duration: 5 h 29 min

What companies run services between Minneapolis, MN, USA and Phoenix, AZ, USA?

Sun Country Airlines, Southwest Airlines and five other airlines fly from Minneapolis to Phoenix hourly. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Minneapolis to Phoenix via Oklahoma City, OK and Oklahoma City, Ok in around 38 h 22 min.

Airlines
Southwest Airlines
Website
southwest.com
Flights from Minneapolis to Phoenix
Ave. Duration
3 h 24 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $600
Flights from Minneapolis to Phoenix via Denver
Ave. Duration
4 h 45 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$140 - $600
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from Minneapolis to Phoenix
Ave. Duration
3 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $650
Sun Country Airlines
Website
suncountry.com
Flights from Minneapolis to Phoenix
Ave. Duration
3 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$90 - $600
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Minneapolis to Phoenix
Ave. Duration
3 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $800
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Minneapolis to Phoenix via Denver
Ave. Duration
5 h 6 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $800
Spirit Airlines
Website
spirit.com
Flights from Minneapolis to Phoenix
Ave. Duration
3 h 29 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $650
Frontier Airlines
Website
flyfrontier.com
Flights from Minneapolis to Phoenix via Denver
Ave. Duration
5 h 4 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$150 - $750
Train operators
Amtrak

Amtrak is a rail service that connects the US and three Canadian provinces. Covering 21,000 route miles (34,000km) Amtrak operates more than 300 trains daily. These medium and long distance intercity services operate at speeds of up to 240km/h, to more than 500 destinations. Founded in 1971, it is based in Washington, D.C. and offers four classes of travel: First Class, Sleeper, Business and Coach. Ticket fares are divided into five subclasses: Saver, Value, Flexible, Business and Premium. Amtrak trains are known for their wide seats, plug-in power, big windows and storage capabilities.

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Contact Details
Phone
+1 1-800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Kansas City Amtrak to Flagstaff Amtrak
Ave. Duration
23 h 50 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$160 - $470
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$160 - $240
Flexi Coach Seat
$280 - $410
Business Coach Seat
$340 - $470
Room
$600 - $900
Train from St. Paul-Minneapolis Union Depot to Chicago Union Station
Ave. Duration
7 h 55 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$65 - $180
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$65 - $100
Flexi Coach Seat
$110 - $170
Business Coach Seat
$120 - $180
Room
$280 - $400
Train from Chicago Union Station to Flagstaff Amtrak
Ave. Duration
31 h 42 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$210 - $650
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$210 - $310
Flexi Coach Seat
$370 - $550
Business Coach Seat
$450 - $650
Room
$800 - $1,100
Bus operators
Jefferson Lines
Phone
800-451-5333
Email
info@jeffersonlines.com
Website
jeffersonlines.com
Night bus from Minneapolis, MN to Kansas City, MO
Ave. Duration
7 h 24 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$75 - $110
Book at
jeffersonlines.com
Bus from Minneapolis, MN to Oklahoma City, OK
Ave. Duration
17 h 45 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$140 - $200
Book at
jeffersonlines.com
Amtrak

Amtrak is a rail service that connects the US and three Canadian provinces. Covering 21,000 route miles (34,000km) Amtrak operates more than 300 trains daily. These medium and long distance intercity services operate at speeds of up to 240km/h, to more than 500 destinations. Founded in 1971, it is based in Washington, D.C. and offers four classes of travel: First Class, Sleeper, Business and Coach. Ticket fares are divided into five subclasses: Saver, Value, Flexible, Business and Premium. Amtrak trains are known for their wide seats, plug-in power, big windows and storage capabilities.

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Contact Details
Phone
+1 1-800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Bus from Flagstaff, AZ to Phoenix, AZ - Sky Harbor Airport
Ave. Duration
3 h 10 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Website
amtrak.com
Greyhound USA

Greyhound is a leading bus company based in Dallas, Texas, serving over 3800 destinations across North America, Mexico and Canada. Greyhound carries around 18 million passengers a year who travel 5.4 billion miles (8.6 billion km) a year on their fleet of around 1700 vehicles. For travel flexibility, you can board or get off a Greyhound bus at official Greyhound stations, partner stations and curbside stops. There are around 230 Greyhound stations across the US where you can both catch your bus and buy tickets, that are also available on the official website and via the mobile app.

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Contact Details
Phone
+1 214-849-8100/1-800-231-2222
Email
ifsr@greyhound.com
Website
greyhound.com
Bus from Oklahoma City, Ok to Phoenix, Az
Ave. Duration
20 h 25 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$95 - $240
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$95 - $160
Flexible
$180 - $240
Bus from Flagstaff, Az to Phoenix, Az
Ave. Duration
2 h 35 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$20 - $50
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$20 - $30
Flexible
$35 - $50

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Spirit Airlines, Frontier Airlines, American Airlines and four other airlines offer flights from Minneapolis Airport to Phoenix Airport.

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There are 829+ hotels available in Phoenix. Prices start at $59 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Minneapolis to Minneapolis Airport is to tram which takes 18 min and costs .

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