There are 7 ways to get from Chicago to Phoenix by plane, train, bus or car

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What companies run services between Chicago, IL, USA and Phoenix, AZ, USA?

Southwest Airlines and Delta fly from Chicago to Phoenix hourly. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Chicago to Phoenix via St. Louis, MO in around 38 h 30 min.

Airlines
Southwest Airlines
Website
southwest.com
Flights from Chicago Midway to Phoenix
Avg. Duration
3 h 52 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $1,200
Flights from Chicago Midway to Phoenix via Denver
Avg. Duration
5 h 32 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $1,200
Flights from Chicago Midway to Phoenix via Kansas City
Avg. Duration
5 h 25 min
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$170 - $1,200
Flights from Milwaukee to Phoenix
Avg. Duration
3 h 56 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $900
Flights from Milwaukee to Phoenix via Denver
Avg. Duration
5 h 38 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$180 - $900
Flights from Milwaukee to Phoenix via Kansas City
Avg. Duration
5 h 45 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$180 - $900
Flights from Milwaukee to Phoenix via St. Louis
Avg. Duration
5 h 50 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$180 - $900
Flights from Chicago Midway to Tucson
Avg. Duration
3 h 50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$290 - $900
Flights from Chicago Midway to Tucson via Denver
Avg. Duration
6 h 3 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$290 - $900
Flights from Chicago Midway to Tucson via Las Vegas
Avg. Duration
6 h 40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$290 - $900
Flights from Chicago Midway to Tucson via San Diego
Avg. Duration
7 h 20 min
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$290 - $900
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to Phoenix
Avg. Duration
3 h 55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $800
Flights from Milwaukee to Phoenix
Avg. Duration
4 h 13 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $900
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to Phoenix
Avg. Duration
3 h 57 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $850
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to Phoenix via Denver
Avg. Duration
5 h 35 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$150 - $850
Frontier Airlines
Website
flyfrontier.com
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to Phoenix
Avg. Duration
4 h 4 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
$120 - $750
Flights from Milwaukee to Phoenix
Avg. Duration
4 h 13 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
$210 - $900
Flights from Milwaukee to Phoenix via Denver
Avg. Duration
5 h 45 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
$210 - $900
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from Milwaukee to Phoenix via Minneapolis
Avg. Duration
5 h 49 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$220 - $850
Spirit Airlines
Website
spirit.com
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to Phoenix
Avg. Duration
3 h 57 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $650
Train operators
Amtrak
Phone
+1 1-800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Chicago Union Station Amtrak to Milwaukee Intermodal Station Amtrak
Avg. Duration
1 h 29 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$28 - $60
Website
amtrak.com
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Coach Seat
$28 - $45
Flexi Coach Seat
$50 - $75
Business Coach Seat
$40 - $60
Room
$150 - $210
Train from Chicago Union Station Amtrak to Flagstaff Amtrak
Avg. Duration
31 h 51 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$210 - $650
Website
amtrak.com
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Coach Seat
$210 - $310
Flexi Coach Seat
$370 - $550
Business Coach Seat
$450 - $650
Room
$800 - $1,100
Bus operators
Greyhound USA
Phone
+1 214-849-8100
Email
ifsr@greyhound.com
Website
greyhound.com
Bus from Tucson to Phoenix, ΑΖ
Avg. Duration
1 h 55 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$14 - $40
Website
greyhound.com
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Economy
$17 - $25
Flexible
$30 - $40
Bus from Chicago, IL to St. Louis, MO
Avg. Duration
5 h 45 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$25 - $85
Website
greyhound.com
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Economy
$35 - $55
Flexible
$65 - $85
Bus from St. Louis, MO to Phoenix, AZ
Avg. Duration
31 h 45 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$100 - $360
Website
greyhound.com
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Economy
$140 - $230
Flexible
$270 - $360
Arizona Shuttle

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Questions & Answers

How far is it from Chicago to Phoenix?

The distance between Chicago and Phoenix is 2336 km. The road distance is 2897 km.

What is the cheapest way to get from Chicago to Phoenix?

The cheapest way to get from Chicago to Phoenix is to bus which costs $170 and takes 38 h 30 min.

What is the fastest way to get from Chicago to Phoenix?

The quickest way to get from Chicago to Phoenix is to fly which takes 6 h 2 min and costs $240.

Is there a direct bus between Chicago and Phoenix?

No, there is no direct bus from Chicago to Phoenix. However, there are services departing from Chicago, IL and arriving at Phoenix, AZ via St. Louis, MO. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 38 h 30 min.

How long does it take to get from Chicago to Phoenix?

It takes approximately 6 h 2 min to get from Chicago to Phoenix, including transfers.