There are 5 ways to get from Ann Arbor to Phoenix by plane, bus, train or car

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Fly from Detroit  •  6 h 43 min

  1. Fly from Detroit (DTW) to Phoenix (PHX) DTW - PHX

$110 - $372

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Bus to Grand Rapids, fly  •  10 h 40 min

  1. Take the bus from Ann Arbor, Mi to Grand Rapids, Mi
  2. Fly from Grand Rapids (GRR) to Phoenix (PHX) GRR - PHX

$232 - $948

Train, bus  •  39 h 55 min

  1. Take the train from Ann Arbor Amtrak 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

$276 - $814

Bus  •  43 h 38 min

  1. Take the bus from Ann Arbor, Mi to Chicago, Il 5515 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Chicago, Il to Phoenix, Az 1351 / ...

$199 - $498

Drive  •  31 h 28 min

  1. Drive from Ann Arbor to Phoenix 2024.4 miles

$190 - $290

Questions & Answers

No, there is no direct bus from Ann Arbor to Phoenix. However, there are services departing from Ann Arbor, Mi and arriving at Phoenix, Az via Chicago, Il. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 43 h 38 min.

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The distance between Ann Arbor and Phoenix is 1662 miles. The road distance is 2024.4 miles.

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The best way to get from Ann Arbor to Phoenix without a car is to train and bus which takes 39 h 55 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 6 h 43 min to get from Ann Arbor to Phoenix, including transfers.

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Ann Arbor to Phoenix bus services, operated by Greyhound USA, depart from Ann Arbor, Mi station.

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The best way to get from Ann Arbor to Phoenix is to fly which takes 6 h 43 min and costs . Alternatively, you can bus, which costs and takes 43 h 38 min.

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The quickest flight from Detroit Airport to Phoenix Airport is the direct flight which takes 4 h 17 min.

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

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Phoenix is 2 h behind Ann Arbor. It is currently 12:31 AM in Ann Arbor and 9:31 PM in Phoenix.

Yes, the driving distance between Ann Arbor to Phoenix is 2024 miles. It takes approximately 31 h 28 min to drive from Ann Arbor to Phoenix.

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  • Distance: 1661.6 miles
  • Duration: 6 h 43 min

What companies run services between Ann Arbor, MI, USA and Phoenix, AZ, USA?

American Airlines, Delta and three other airlines fly from Ann Arbor to Phoenix hourly. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Ann Arbor to Phoenix via Chicago, Il in around 43 h 38 min.

Airlines
Southwest Airlines
Website
southwest.com
Flights from Detroit to Phoenix
Ave. Duration
4 h 21 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$290 - $950
Flights from Detroit to Phoenix via Chicago Midway
Ave. Duration
6 h 10 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$290 - $950
Flights from Detroit to Phoenix via St. Louis
Ave. Duration
6 h 15 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$290 - $950
Flights from Grand Rapids to Phoenix via Chicago Midway
Ave. Duration
5 h 46 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$340 - $1,300
Flights from Grand Rapids to Phoenix via Denver
Ave. Duration
5 h 40 min
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$340 - $1,300
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Detroit to Phoenix
Ave. Duration
4 h 24 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$220 - $750
Flights from Detroit to Phoenix via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
6 h 8 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$220 - $750
Flights from Grand Rapids to Phoenix
Ave. Duration
4 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$300 - $1,200
Flights from Grand Rapids to Phoenix via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
5 h 59 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$300 - $1,200
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from Detroit to Phoenix
Ave. Duration
4 h 24 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $800
Flights from Grand Rapids to Phoenix via Minneapolis
Ave. Duration
5 h 58 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$290 - $1,300
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Detroit to Phoenix via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
6 h 11 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $950
Flights from Grand Rapids to Phoenix via Denver
Ave. Duration
5 h 49 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$310 - $1,300
Flights from Grand Rapids to Phoenix via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
5 h 48 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$300 - $1,300
Spirit Airlines
Website
spirit.com
Flights from Detroit to Phoenix via Dallas/Ft.Worth
Ave. Duration
6 h 11 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$260 - $900
Frontier Airlines
Website
flyfrontier.com
Flights from Grand Rapids to Phoenix
Ave. Duration
4 h 5 min
When
Monday and Friday
Estimated price
$210 - $900
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 Ann Arbor Amtrak to Chicago Union Station
Ave. Duration
4 h 12 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$45 - $120
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$45 - $70
Flexi Coach Seat
$80 - $120
Business Coach Seat
$80 - $120
Room
$210 - $300
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
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 Ann Arbor, Mi to Grand Rapids, Mi
Ave. Duration
3 h 15 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$20 - $50
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$20 - $30
Flexible
$35 - $50
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
Bus from Ann Arbor, Mi to Chicago, Il
Ave. Duration
4 h 25 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$28 - $70
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$28 - $45
Flexible
$50 - $70
Bus from Chicago, Il to Phoenix, Az
Ave. Duration
38 h 55 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$170 - $430
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$170 - $280
Flexible
$330 - $430

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Spirit Airlines, American Airlines, United Airlines and two other airlines offer flights from Detroit Airport to Phoenix Airport.

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Book your Ann Arbor to Phoenix bus tickets online with Greyhound and Greyhound.

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The best way to get from Ann Arbor to Detroit Airport is to bus which takes 35 min and costs .

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