There are 6 ways to get from Austin to Phoenix by plane, bus, train or car

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Fly from Austin  •  4 h 43 min

  1. Fly from Austin (AUS) to Phoenix (PHX) AUS - PHX

$123 - $436

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Bus Greyhound USA  •  21 h 20 min

  1. Take the bus from Austin, Tx to San Antonio, Tx 9403 / ...
  2. Take the bus from San Antonio, Tx to Phoenix, Az 1419

$105 - $272

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Bus to San Antonio, fly  •  6 h 44 min

  1. Take the bus from Austin, Tx to San Antonio, Tx
  2. Fly from San Antonio (SAT) to Phoenix (PHX) SAT - PHX

$149 - $526

Bus Greyhound Mexico  •  25 h 39 min

  1. Take the bus from Austin to San Antonio Turimex Internacional
  2. Take the bus from San Antonio to Phoenix, AZ Matamoros-Tijuana Airport / ...

$109 - $180

Train, bus  •  29 h 15 min

  1. Take the train from Austin Amtrak to Benson Amtrak Texas Eagle
  2. Take the bus from Benson to Phoenix, Az 1437

$150 - $419

Drive  •  16 h 58 min

  1. Drive from Austin to Phoenix 1011.9 miles

$95 - $150

Questions & Answers

No, there is no direct bus from Austin to Phoenix. However, there are services departing from Austin, Tx and arriving at Phoenix, Az via San Antonio, Tx. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 21 h 20 min.

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The distance between Austin and Phoenix is 874 miles. The road distance is 1011.9 miles.

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The best way to get from Austin to Phoenix without a car is to bus which takes 21 h 20 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 4 h 43 min to get from Austin to Phoenix, including transfers.

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Austin to Phoenix bus services, operated by Greyhound USA, depart from Austin, Tx station.

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The best way to get from Austin to Phoenix is to fly which takes 4 h 43 min and costs . Alternatively, you can bus, which costs and takes 21 h 20 min.

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The quickest flight from Austin Airport to Phoenix Airport is the direct flight which takes 2 h 24 min.

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

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Phoenix is 1 h behind Austin. It is currently 2:34 PM in Austin and 12:34 PM in Phoenix.

Yes, the driving distance between Austin to Phoenix is 1012 miles. It takes approximately 16 h 58 min to drive from Austin to Phoenix.

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Map of how to get from Austin to Phoenix.
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  • Distance: 873.5 miles
  • Duration: 4 h 43 min

What companies run services between Austin, TX, USA and Phoenix, AZ, USA?

American Airlines, Southwest Airlines and United Airlines fly from Austin to Phoenix hourly. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Austin to Phoenix via San Antonio, Tx in around 21 h 20 min.

Airlines
Southwest Airlines
Website
southwest.com
Flights from Austin to Phoenix
Ave. Duration
2 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $1,000
Flights from Austin to Phoenix via Albuquerque
Ave. Duration
4 h 10 min
When
Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$200 - $1,000
Flights from San Antonio to Phoenix
Ave. Duration
2 h 23 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$380 - $1,300
Flights from San Antonio to Phoenix via El Paso
Ave. Duration
3 h 35 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$380 - $1,300
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Austin to Phoenix
Ave. Duration
2 h 29 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $850
Flights from San Antonio to Phoenix
Ave. Duration
2 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $1,000
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 Austin Amtrak to Benson Amtrak
Ave. Duration
24 h 48 min
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$120 - $370
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$120 - $190
Flexi Coach Seat
$220 - $320
Business Coach Seat
$260 - $370
Room
$500 - $700
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 Austin, Tx to San Antonio, Tx
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
$14 - $35
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$14 - $21
Flexible
$25 - $35
Bus from San Antonio, Tx to Phoenix, Az
Ave. Duration
19 h 5 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$90 - $240
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$90 - $160
Flexible
$180 - $240
Bus from Benson to Phoenix, Az
Ave. Duration
3 h 45 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$22 - $55
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$22 - $35
Flexible
$40 - $55
Grupo Senda
Phone
US: (81) 8151 5253, México: 1 800 733 7330
Website
ticket.gruposenda.com
Bus from Austin to San Antonio
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$14 - $21
Schedules at
ticket.gruposenda.com
Diamante
$14 - $21
Ejecutivo
$14 - $16
Greyhound Mexico
Phone
01-800 890 6821
Website
greyhound.com.mx
Bus from San Antonio to Phoenix, AZ
Ave. Duration
21 h 20 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$90 - $150
Schedules at
greyhound.com.mx

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American Airlines and Southwest Airlines offer flights from Austin Airport to Phoenix Airport.

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Book your Austin to Phoenix bus tickets online with Greyhound and Greyhound.

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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 Austin to Austin Airport is to line 20 bus which takes 28 min and costs .

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