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There are 7 ways to get from Los Angeles Airport (LAX) to Phoenix by plane, bus, train or car

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Fly to Phoenix  •  2h 6m

  1. Fly from Los Angeles (LAX) to Phoenix (PHX) LAX - PHX

$90 - $242

Cheapest option

Bus Flixbus USA  •  8h 53m

  1. Take the bus from LA Downtown to Phoenix Airport FlixBus

$24 - $38

5 alternative options

Fly to Prescott, bus  •  4h 30m

  1. Fly from Los Angeles (LAX) to Prescott (PRC) LAX - PRC
  2. Take the bus from Ihop, Prescott Valley, AZ to Greyhound Station, Phoenix

Bus Greyhound USA  •  7h 42m

  1. Take the bus from Los Angeles, Ca to Phoenix, Az 1408 / ...

$43 - $106

Train, bus  •  10h 30m

  1. Take the train from L. A. Union Station station to San Bernardino-Downtown station San Bernardino Line
  2. Take the bus from San Bernardino, Ca to Phoenix, Az 1364 / ...

$47 - $100

Train, Amtrak Thruway  •  11h 37m

  1. Take the train from Los Angeles Union Station to Maricopa Amtrak Station Sunset Limited / ...
  2. Take the Amtrak Thruway from Maricopa Amtrak to Tempe, AZ 8902

Drive  •  6h 21m

  1. Drive from Los Angeles Airport (LAX) to Phoenix 389.4 miles

$35 - $55

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The cheapest way to get from Los Angeles Airport (LAX) to Phoenix is to bus which costs $23 - $40 and takes 8h 53m.

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The quickest way to get from Los Angeles Airport (LAX) to Phoenix is to fly which costs $85 - $250 and takes 2h 6m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Los Angeles Airport (LAX) to Phoenix. However, there are services departing from Sepulveda / Century and arriving at Phoenix, Az via 7th / Main and Los Angeles, Ca. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 7h 42m.

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The distance between Los Angeles Airport (LAX) and Phoenix is 368 miles. The road distance is 389.4 miles.

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The best way to get from Los Angeles Airport (LAX) to Phoenix without a car is to bus which takes 7h 42m and costs $40 - $110.

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It takes approximately 2h 6m to get from Los Angeles Airport (LAX) to Phoenix, including transfers.

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Los Angeles Airport (LAX) to Phoenix bus services, operated by Greyhound USA, depart from Los Angeles, Ca station.

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The best way to get from Los Angeles Airport (LAX) to Phoenix is to fly which takes 2h 6m and costs $85 - $250. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs $40 - $110 and takes 7h 42m.

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The quickest flight from Los Angeles Airport to Phoenix Airport is the direct flight which takes 1h 15m.

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Los Angeles Airport (LAX) to Phoenix bus services, operated by Greyhound USA, arrive at Phoenix, Az station.

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Map of how to get from Los Angeles Airport (LAX) to Phoenix.
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  • Distance: 367.8 miles
  • Duration: 2h 6m

What companies run services between Los Angeles Airport (LAX), USA and Phoenix, AZ, USA?

Southwest Airlines, American Airlines and two other airlines fly from Los Angeles Airport (LAX) to Phoenix hourly. Alternatively, Greyhound USA operates a bus from Los Angeles Airport (LAX) to Phoenix hourly. Tickets cost $40 - $100 and the journey takes 5h 40m.

Airlines
Southwest Airlines
Website
southwest.com
Flights from Los Angeles to Phoenix
Ave. Duration
1h 24m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $480
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Los Angeles to Phoenix
Ave. Duration
1h 25m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $400
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Los Angeles to Phoenix
Ave. Duration
1h 30m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $440
Flights from Los Angeles to Prescott
Ave. Duration
1h 31m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$240 - $1,200
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from Los Angeles to Phoenix
Ave. Duration
1h 38m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$95 - $440
Train operators
Metrolink Trains
Phone
(800) 371-LINK (5465)
Website
metrolinktrains.com
Train from L. A. Union Station station to San Bernardino-Downtown station
Ave. Duration
1h 47m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$10 - $14
Schedules at
metrolinktrains.com
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 Los Angeles Union Station to Maricopa Amtrak Station
Ave. Duration
7h 30m
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
$65 - $180
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$65 - $100
Flexi Coach Seat
$110 - $170
Business Coach Seat
$120 - $180
Room
$290 - $400
Bus operators
Prescott Transit Authority
Phone
928-776-7433
Email
info@prescotttranist.com
Website
prescotttransit.com
Bus from Ihop, Prescott Valley, AZ to Greyhound Station, Phoenix
Ave. Duration
1h 45m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Schedules at
prescotttransit.com
Book at
prescotttransit.com
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 Los Angeles, Ca to Phoenix, Az
Ave. Duration
5h 40m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$40 - $100
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$40 - $65
Flexible
$75 - $100
Bus from San Bernardino, Ca to Phoenix, Az
Ave. Duration
6h 10m
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$35 - $85
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$35 - $55
Flexible
$65 - $85
Flixbus USA
Phone
(855) 626-8585
Website
flixbus.com
Bus from LA Downtown to Phoenix Airport
Ave. Duration
6h 35m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$13 - $24
Schedules at
flixbus.com
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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Phoenix is 1h ahead of Los Angeles Airport (LAX). It is currently 5:01 PM in Los Angeles Airport (LAX) and 6:01 PM in Phoenix.

Yes, the driving distance between Los Angeles Airport (LAX) to Phoenix is 389 miles. It takes approximately 6h 21m to drive from Los Angeles Airport (LAX) to Phoenix.

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United Airlines, American Airlines, Delta and Southwest Airlines offer flights from Los Angeles Airport to Phoenix Airport.

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There are 861+ hotels available in Phoenix. Prices start at $67 USD per night.

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