There are 5 ways to get from Los Angeles Airport (LAX) to Phoenix by plane, bus, train or car

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Fly  •  2 h 7 min

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

$90 - $242

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Bus Flixbus USA  •  9 h 7 min

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

$24 - $38

3 alternative options

Bus Greyhound USA  •  6 h 12 min

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

$139 - $217

Train, bus  •  8 h 19 min

  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 1416 / ...

$53 - $109

Drive  •  6 h 21 min

  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 9 h 7 min.

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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 2 h 7 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Los Angeles Airport (LAX) to Phoenix station. However, there are services departing from Tom Bradley Int’l Terminal and arriving at Central Station via LA Downtown and Washington St & 41st Pl. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 9 h 7 min.

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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 6 h 12 min and costs $130 - $220.

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It takes approximately 2 h 7 min 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 Flixbus USA, depart from LA Downtown station.

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The best way to get from Los Angeles Airport (LAX) to Phoenix is to fly which takes 2 h 7 min and costs $85 - $250. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs $130 - $220 and takes 6 h 12 min.

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

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Los Angeles Airport (LAX) to Phoenix bus services, operated by Flixbus USA, arrive at Phoenix Airport 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: 2 h 7 min

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 5 h 40 min.

Airlines
Southwest Airlines
Website
southwest.com
Flights from Los Angeles to Phoenix
Ave. Duration
1 h 22 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $480
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Los Angeles to Phoenix
Ave. Duration
1 h 27 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $400
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from Los Angeles to Phoenix
Ave. Duration
1 h 31 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$95 - $440
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Los Angeles to Phoenix
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $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
1 h 47 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$10 - $14
Schedules at
metrolinktrains.com
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 Los Angeles, Ca to Phoenix, Az
Ave. Duration
5 h 40 min
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
4 h 40 min
Frequency
Hourly
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
6 h 50 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$13 - $24
Schedules at
flixbus.com

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Phoenix is 1 h ahead of Los Angeles Airport (LAX). It is currently 3:56 PM in Los Angeles Airport (LAX) and 3:56 PM in Phoenix.

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

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

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There are 789+ hotels available in Phoenix. Prices start at $56 USD per night.

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