There are 4 ways to get from Detroit to Phoenix by plane, train, bus or car

Select an option below to see step-by-step directions and to compare ticket prices and travel times in Rome2rio's travel planner.

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Fly  •  6 h 46 min

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

$104 - $364

3 alternative options

Train, bus  •  40 h 52 min

  1. Take the train from Detroit Amtrak to Chicago Union Station Amtrak
  2. Take the train from Chicago Union Station Amtrak to Flagstaff Amtrak
  3. Take the bus from Flagstaff, Az to Phoenix, Az

$281 - $828

Bus  •  44 h 55 min

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

$202 - $507

Drive  •  32 h 8 min

  1. Drive from Detroit to Phoenix 2065.6 miles

$200 - $300

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Detroit to Phoenix is to fly which costs $100 - $370 and takes 6 h 46 min.

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The quickest way to get from Detroit to Phoenix is to fly which costs $100 - $370 and takes 6 h 46 min.

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The distance between Detroit and Phoenix is 1697 miles. The road distance is 2065.6 miles.

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It takes approximately 6 h 46 min to get from Detroit to Phoenix, including transfers.

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No, there is no direct bus from Detroit to Phoenix. However, there are services departing from Detroit, Mi and arriving at Phoenix, Az via Chicago, Il. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 44 h 55 min.

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

Delta, Southwest Airlines and three other airlines fly from Detroit to Phoenix hourly. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Detroit to Phoenix via Chicago, Il in around 44 h 55 min.

Airlines
Southwest Airlines
Website
southwest.com
Flights from Detroit to Phoenix
Ave. Duration
4 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$290 - $950
Flights from Detroit to Phoenix via Denver
Ave. Duration
5 h 48 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$290 - $950
Flights from Detroit to Phoenix via Chicago Midway
Ave. Duration
5 h 50 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$290 - $950
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from Detroit to Phoenix
Ave. Duration
4 h 9 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $800
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Detroit to Phoenix
Ave. Duration
4 h 18 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$220 - $750
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Detroit to Phoenix via Denver
Ave. Duration
5 h 50 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$200 - $950
Flights from Detroit to Phoenix via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
6 h 3 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $950
Train operators
Amtrak
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Contact Details
Phone
+1 1-800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Detroit Amtrak to Chicago Union Station Amtrak
Ave. Duration
4 h 59 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$50 - $130
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$50 - $75
Flexi Coach Seat
$90 - $130
Business Coach Seat
$90 - $130
Room
$230 - $320
Train from Chicago Union Station Amtrak to Flagstaff Amtrak
Ave. Duration
31 h 32 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
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Contact Details
Phone
+1 214-849-8100/1-800-231-2222
Email
ifsr@greyhound.com
Website
greyhound.com
Bus from Flagstaff, Az to Phoenix, Az
Ave. Duration
2 h 35 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$20 - $50
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$20 - $30
Flexible
$35 - $50
Bus from Detroit, Mi to Chicago, Il
Ave. Duration
5 h 30 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$30 - $80
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$30 - $50
Flexible
$60 - $80
Bus from Chicago, Il to Phoenix, Az
Ave. Duration
38 h 55 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$170 - $430
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$170 - $280
Flexible
$330 - $430

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