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There are 5 ways to get from Glendale to Tempe by tram, bus, taxi, car or towncar

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Tram  •  1h 27m

  1. Take the tram from Glendale/19th Ave to McClintock/Apache Blvd Rail

$4 - $5

Cheapest option

Line 80 bus, line 81 bus  •  2h 10m

  1. Take the line 80 bus from Northern Av & 57th Av to Mustang TC 80
  2. Take the line 81 bus from Mustang TC to McClintock Dr & Apache Bl 81

$2 - $3

3 alternative options

Taxi  •  27m

  1. Take a taxi from Glendale to Tempe 21.8 miles

$45 - $60

Drive  •  27m

  1. Drive from Glendale to Tempe 21.8 miles

$2 - $4

Uber  •  27m

  1. Take an Uber from Glendale to Tempe 21.8 miles

$26 - $29

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Glendale to Tempe is to drive which costs $2 - $4 and takes 27m.

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The quickest way to get from Glendale to Tempe is to taxi which costs $45 - $60 and takes 27m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Glendale to Tempe. However, there are services departing from Northern Av & 57th Av and arriving at McClintock Dr & Apache Bl via Mustang TC. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 2h 10m.

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The distance between Glendale and Tempe is 18 miles. The road distance is 21.8 miles.

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The best way to get from Glendale to Tempe without a car is to tram which takes 1h 27m and costs $4 - $6.

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It takes approximately 1h 27m to get from Glendale to Tempe, including transfers.

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Glendale to Tempe bus services, operated by Valley Metro, depart from Northern Av & 57th Av station.

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Glendale to Tempe bus services, operated by Valley Metro, arrive at McClintock Dr & Apache Bl station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Glendale to Tempe is 22 miles. It takes approximately 27m to drive from Glendale to Tempe.

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There are 1183+ hotels available in Tempe. Prices start at $57 USD per night.

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  • Distance: 18.2 miles
  • Duration: 1h 27m

What companies run services between Glendale, AZ, USA and Tempe, AZ, USA?

You can take a bus from Glendale to Tempe via Mustang TC in around 2h 10m.

Train operators
Valley Metro
Phone
(602) 253-5000
Email
csr@valleymetro.org
Website
valleymetro.org
Tram from Glendale/19th Ave to McClintock/Apache Blvd
Ave. Duration
1h 2m
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$2
Website
Valley Metro
Bus operators
Valley Metro
Phone
(602) 253-5000
Email
csr@valleymetro.org
Website
valleymetro.org
Bus from Northern Av & 57th Av to Mustang TC
Ave. Duration
1h 3m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$2 - $4
Website
Valley Metro
Bus from Mustang TC to McClintock Dr & Apache Bl
Ave. Duration
47m
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$0
Website
Valley Metro
Other operators
Uber Phoenix
Website
uber.com
Towncar from Glendale to Tempe
Ave. Duration
27m
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
$26 - $29
Signup at
uber.com
Assist
$26 - $29
Español
$26 - $29
UberX
$26 - $29
WAV
$26 - $29
Comfort
$32 - $36
UberXL
$43 - $48
Select
$55 - $65
Black
$85 - $95
Black SUV
$110 - $130
Taxi from Glendale to Tempe
Ave. Duration
27m
Estimated price
$45 - $60
Tru Cab
Phone
+1 480-300-5000
Sunrise Cab
Phone
+1 602-468-3618
Paul's Taxi
Phone
+1 602-222-2227
Website
paulstaxi.com

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