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There are 4 ways to get from Albuquerque to Scottsdale by plane, bus, train or car

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Fly, line 44 bus, line 50 bus  •  4 h 3 min

  1. Fly from Albuquerque (ABQ) to Phoenix (PHX) ABQ - PHX
  2. Take the line 44 bus from Sky Train Station to 44th St & Camelback Rd
  3. Take the line 50 bus from Camelback Rd & 44th St to Scottsdale Rd & Camelback Rd

$105 - $269

Cheapest option

Bus  •  9 h 10 min

  1. Take the bus from Albuquerque, Nm to Phoenix, Az 1333 / ...

$52 - $123

2 alternative options

Train, bus  •  9 h 55 min

  1. Take the train from Albuquerque Alvarado Transportation Center to Flagstaff Amtrak Southwest Chief
  2. Take the bus from Flagstaff to Phoenix Airport FlixBus

$69 - $174

Drive  •  7 h 5 min

  1. Drive from Albuquerque to Scottsdale 473.8 miles

$45 - $70

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The cheapest way to get from Albuquerque to Scottsdale is to drive which costs $45 - $70 and takes 7 h 5 min.

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The quickest way to get from Albuquerque to Scottsdale is to fly and line 44 bus and line 50 bus which costs $100 - $270 and takes 4 h 3 min.

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The distance between Albuquerque and Scottsdale is 321 miles. The road distance is 473.8 miles.

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The best way to get from Albuquerque to Scottsdale without a car is to bus which takes 9 h 10 min and costs $50 - $130.

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It takes approximately 4 h 3 min to get from Albuquerque to Scottsdale, including transfers.

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The quickest flight from Albuquerque Airport to Phoenix Airport is the direct flight which takes 1 h 15 min.

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Yes, the driving distance between Albuquerque to Scottsdale is 474 miles. It takes approximately 7 h 5 min to drive from Albuquerque to Scottsdale.

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Boutique Air, American Airlines and Southwest Airlines offer flights from Albuquerque Airport to Phoenix Airport.

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There are 973+ hotels available in Scottsdale. Prices start at $59 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Albuquerque to Albuquerque Airport is to line 50 bus which takes 12 min and costs $1.

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Map of how to get from Albuquerque to Scottsdale.
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  • Distance: 320.5 miles
  • Duration: 4 h 3 min

What companies run services between Albuquerque, NM, USA and Scottsdale, AZ, USA?

Greyhound USA operates a bus from Albuquerque to Scottsdale every 4 hours. Tickets cost $45 - $120 and the journey takes 7 h 45 min.

Airlines
Southwest Airlines
Website
southwest.com
Flights from Albuquerque to Phoenix
Ave. Duration
1 h 16 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $550
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Albuquerque to Phoenix
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $480
Boutique Air
Website
boutiqueair.com
Flights from Albuquerque to Phoenix via Silver City
Ave. Duration
2 h 55 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$130 - $470
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.

Rome2rio's guide to Amtrak
Contact Details
Phone
+1 215-856-7924
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Albuquerque Alvarado Transportation Center to Flagstaff Amtrak
Ave. Duration
5 h 13 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$55 - $160
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$55 - $85
Flexi Coach Seat
$100 - $150
Business Coach Seat
$100 - $160
Room
$260 - $360
Bus operators
Valley Metro Phoenix
Phone
(602) 253-5000
Email
csr@valleymetro.org
Website
valleymetro.org
Bus from Sky Train Station to 44th St & Camelback Rd
Ave. Duration
22 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$2 - $4
Schedules at
valleymetro.org
Bus from Camelback Rd & 44th St to Scottsdale Rd & Camelback Rd
Ave. Duration
11 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$2 - $4
Schedules at
valleymetro.org
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.

Rome2rio's guide to Greyhound USA
Contact Details
Phone
+1 214-849-8100/1-800-231-2222
Email
ifsr@greyhound.com
Website
greyhound.com
Bus from Albuquerque, Nm to Phoenix, Az
Ave. Duration
7 h 45 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$45 - $120
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$45 - $80
Flexible
$90 - $120
Flixbus USA
Phone
(855) 626-8585
Website
flixbus.com
Bus from Flagstaff to Phoenix Airport
Ave. Duration
2 h 35 min
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$7 - $15
Schedules at
flixbus.com

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