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There are 7 ways to get from Austin to Tempe by plane, car, bus or train

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Fly from Austin  •  4h 43m

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

$123 - $436

Cheapest option

Bus  •  16h 24m

  1. Take the bus from Austin, Tx to San Antonio, Tx 9403 / ...
  2. Take the bus from San Antonio to 44th St/Washington Tijuana Airport-Reynosa

$109 - $165

5 alternative options

Drive to Killeen, fly  •  6h 41m

  1. Drive from Austin to Killeen
  2. Fly from Killeen (GRK) to Phoenix (PHX) GRK - PHX

$258 - $1,111

Bus to San Antonio, fly  •  6h 42m

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

$149 - $515

Bus via McDowell/Central Ave  •  22h 33m

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

$117 - $163

Train, Amtrak Thruway  •  30h 7m

  1. Take the train from Austin Amtrak Station to Maricopa Amtrak Station Texas Eagle
  2. Take the Amtrak Thruway from Maricopa Amtrak to Tempe, AZ 8902

Drive  •  16h 16m

  1. Drive from Austin to Tempe 1007.9 miles

$95 - $150

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The cheapest way to get from Austin to Tempe is to drive which costs $95 - $150 and takes 16h 16m.

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The quickest way to get from Austin to Tempe is to fly which costs $120 - $440 and takes 4h 43m.

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The distance between Austin and Tempe is 864 miles. The road distance is 1007.9 miles.

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The best way to get from Austin to Tempe without a car is to bus which takes 16h 24m and costs $100 - $170.

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It takes approximately 4h 43m to get from Austin to Tempe, including transfers.

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The best way to get from Austin to Tempe is to fly which takes 4h 43m and costs $120 - $440. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs $100 - $170 and takes 16h 24m.

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The quickest flight from Austin Airport to Phoenix Airport is the direct flight which takes 2h 15m.

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Tempe is 2h behind Austin. It is currently 12:36 PM in Austin and 10:36 AM in Tempe.

Yes, the driving distance between Austin to Tempe is 1008 miles. It takes approximately 16h 16m to drive from Austin to Tempe.

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

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Map of how to get from Austin to Tempe.
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  • Distance: 863.7 miles
  • Duration: 4h 43m

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

Southwest Airlines, American Airlines and United Airlines fly from Austin to Tempe hourly. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Austin to Tempe via San Antonio, Tx, Navarro & Commerce, San Antonio, 44th St/Washington, and 44th St/Washington in around 16h 24m.

Airlines
Southwest Airlines
Website
southwest.com
Flights from Austin to Phoenix
Ave. Duration
2h 19m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $1,000
Flights from Austin to Phoenix via Albuquerque
Ave. Duration
3h 50m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$200 - $1,000
Flights from Austin to Phoenix via El Paso
Ave. Duration
4h 15m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$200 - $1,000
Flights from San Antonio to Phoenix
Ave. Duration
2h 16m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$380 - $1,300
Flights from San Antonio to Phoenix via Dallas
Ave. Duration
4h 31m
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$380 - $1,300
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Austin to Phoenix
Ave. Duration
2h 21m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $850
Flights from Killeen to Phoenix via Dallas/Ft.Worth
Ave. Duration
4h 53m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$250 - $1,100
Flights from Killeen to Phoenix via Dallas/Ft.Worth, Tucson
Ave. Duration
6h 23m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$250 - $1,100
Flights from Killeen to Phoenix via Dallas/Ft.Worth, El Paso
Ave. Duration
6h 59m
When
Tuesday
Estimated price
$250 - $1,100
Flights from San Antonio to Phoenix
Ave. Duration
2h 24m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $1,000
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Killeen to Phoenix via Houston
Ave. Duration
5h 30m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$270 - $1,200
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
+1 215-856-7924
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Austin Amtrak Station to Maricopa Amtrak Station
Ave. Duration
28h 22m
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$100 - $150
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$100 - $150
Premium
$340 - $470
Flexi Coach Seat
$210 - $320
Business Seat
$230 - $330
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
1h 30m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$14 - $21
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$14 - $21
Flexible
$30 - $50
Bus from San Antonio, Tx to Phoenix, Az
Ave. Duration
19h 5m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$100 - $140
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$100 - $140
Flexible
$140 - $210
Greyhound Mexico
Phone
01-800 890 6821
Website
greyhound.com.mx
Bus from San Antonio to 44th St/Washington
Ave. Duration
13h 16m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$90 - $140
Schedules at
greyhound.com.mx
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
Bus from Maricopa Amtrak to Tempe, AZ
Ave. Duration
45m
Frequency
3 times a week
Website
amtrak.com

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The best way to get from Austin to Austin Airport is to line 20 bus which takes 35m and costs $1 - $4.

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