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There are 11 ways to get from Los Angeles to Scottsdale by bus, train, car, plane or tram

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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Bus Greyhound USA  •  6h 57m

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

$44 - $102

Cheapest option

Bus Flixbus USA  •  7h 52m

  1. Take the bus from LA Downtown to Tempe FlixBus

$16 - $28

9 alternative options

Bus Tufesa  •  8h 8m

  1. Take the bus from Downtown Los Angeles to Phoenix

$55 - $77

Train, Amtrak Thruway  •  10h 17m

  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 10m

  1. Drive from Los Angeles to Scottsdale 386.1 miles

$35 - $55

Fly from Los Angeles, line 44 bus, line 50 bus  •  4h 21m

  1. Fly from Los Angeles (LAX) to Phoenix (PHX) LAX - PHX
  2. Take the line 44 bus from Sky Train Station to 44th St & Camelback Rd
  3. Take the line 50 bus from Camelback Rd & 44th St to Scottsdale Rd & Camelback Rd

$92 - $248

Fly from Burbank, line 44 bus, line 50 bus  •  4h 35m

  1. Fly from Burbank (BUR) to Phoenix (PHX) BUR - PHX
  2. Take the line 44 bus from Sky Train Station to 44th St & Camelback Rd
  3. Take the line 50 bus from Camelback Rd & 44th St to Scottsdale Rd & Camelback Rd

$94 - $265

Bus to Ontario/San Bernardino, fly  •  5h 32m

  1. Take the bus from Spring St and 1st St E to Pomona Transit Center
  2. Fly from Ontario/San Bernardino (ONT) to Phoenix (PHX) ONT - PHX

$92 - $215

Train to Santa Ana, fly, line 44 bus, line 50 bus  •  5h 58m

  1. Take the train from Los Angeles Union Station to Santa Ana Amtrak Station
  2. Fly from Santa Ana (SNA) to Phoenix (PHX) SNA - PHX
  3. Take the line 44 bus from Sky Train Station to 44th St & Camelback Rd
  4. Take the line 50 bus from Camelback Rd & 44th St to Scottsdale Rd & Camelback Rd

$114 - $273

Tram to Long Beach, fly, line 44 bus, line 50 bus  •  5h 53m

  1. Take the tram from 7th Street / Metro Center Station - Metro Blue & Expo Lines to Pacific Coast Hwy Station
  2. Fly from Long Beach (LGB) to Phoenix (PHX) LGB - PHX
  3. Take the line 44 bus from Sky Train Station to 44th St & Camelback Rd
  4. Take the line 50 bus from Camelback Rd & 44th St to Scottsdale Rd & Camelback Rd

$103 - $252

Train to San Diego, fly  •  7h 4m

  1. Take the train from Los Angeles Union Station to San Diego Santa Fe Depot
  2. Fly from San Diego (SAN) to Phoenix (PHX) SAN - PHX

$134 - $365

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Los Angeles to Scottsdale is to bus which costs $15 - $29 and takes 7h 52m.

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The quickest way to get from Los Angeles to Scottsdale is to fly and line 44 bus and line 50 bus which costs $90 - $250 and takes 4h 21m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Los Angeles to Scottsdale. However, there are services departing from LA Downtown and arriving at Scottsdale Rd & Highland Av via University/Rural TC. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 7h 52m.

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The distance between Los Angeles and Scottsdale is 368 miles. The road distance is 386.1 miles.

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The best way to get from Los Angeles to Scottsdale without a car is to bus which takes 6h 57m and costs $40 - $110.

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It takes approximately 6h 57m to get from Los Angeles to Scottsdale, including transfers.

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Los Angeles to Scottsdale bus services, operated by Flixbus USA, depart from LA Downtown station.

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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 to Scottsdale bus services, operated by Flixbus USA, arrive at Tempe station.

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Scottsdale is 1h ahead of Los Angeles. It is currently 12:59 PM in Los Angeles and 1:59 PM in Scottsdale.

Map of how to get from Los Angeles to Scottsdale.
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  • Distance: 368.4 miles
  • Duration: 6h 57m

What companies run services between Los Angeles, CA, USA and Scottsdale, AZ, USA?

Greyhound USA operates a bus from Los Angeles to Scottsdale 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
Flights from Burbank to Phoenix
Ave. Duration
1h 28m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $500
Flights from Burbank to Phoenix via Las Vegas
Ave. Duration
3h 20m
When
Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$160 - $500
Flights from Ontario/San Bernardino to Phoenix
Ave. Duration
1h 18m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $550
Flights from Ontario/San Bernardino to Phoenix via Las Vegas
Ave. Duration
3h 12m
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$110 - $550
Flights from Santa Ana to Phoenix
Ave. Duration
1h 17m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $490
Flights from Long Beach to Phoenix via Las Vegas
Ave. Duration
3h 16m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $550
Flights from San Diego to Phoenix
Ave. Duration
1h 17m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $550
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Los Angeles to Phoenix
Ave. Duration
1h 25m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $400
Flights from Burbank to Phoenix
Ave. Duration
1h 31m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $430
Flights from Ontario/San Bernardino to Phoenix
Ave. Duration
1h 16m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$85 - $400
Flights from Santa Ana to Phoenix
Ave. Duration
1h 29m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $400
Flights from Long Beach to Phoenix
Ave. Duration
1h 22m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $440
Flights from San Diego to Phoenix
Ave. Duration
1h 31m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $600
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from Los Angeles to Phoenix
Ave. Duration
1h 38m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$95 - $440
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Los Angeles to Phoenix
Ave. Duration
1h 30m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $440
Train operators
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
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
Train from Los Angeles Union Station to Santa Ana Amtrak Station
Ave. Duration
49m
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$22 - $45
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$22 - $35
Flexi Coach Seat
$40 - $60
Business Coach Seat
$29 - $45
Room
$130 - $190
Train from Los Angeles Union Station to San Diego Santa Fe Depot
Ave. Duration
2h 54m
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$30 - $75
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$30 - $50
Flexi Coach Seat
$55 - $85
Business Coach Seat
$50 - $75
Room
$170 - $240
Metro Los Angeles
Website
metro.net
Tram from 7th Street / Metro Center Station - Metro Blue & Expo Lines to Pacific Coast Hwy Station
Ave. Duration
45m
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$2
Schedules at
metro.net
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.

Rome2rio's guide to Greyhound USA
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
Flixbus USA
Phone
(855) 626-8585
Website
flixbus.com
Bus from LA Downtown to Tempe
Ave. Duration
7h
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$13 - $25
Schedules at
flixbus.com
Tufesa
Phone
7022546899
Email
serviciosvegas@hotmail.com
Website
tufesabus.com
Bus from Downtown Los Angeles to Phoenix
Ave. Duration
6h 45m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$50 - $75
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GotoBus
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
Valley Metro Phoenix
Phone
(602) 253-5000
Email
csr@valleymetro.org
Website
valleymetro.org
Bus from Sky Train Station to 44th St & Camelback Rd
Ave. Duration
22m
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$2 - $4
Schedules at
valleymetro.org
Bus from Camelback Rd & 44th St to Scottsdale Rd & Camelback Rd
Ave. Duration
11m
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$2 - $4
Schedules at
valleymetro.org
Foothill Transit
Phone
+1 800-743-3463
Website
foothilltransit.org
Bus from Spring St and 1st St E to Pomona Transit Center
Ave. Duration
1h 2m
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$1 - $5
Schedules at
foothilltransit.org

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More Questions & Answers

Yes, the driving distance between Los Angeles to Scottsdale is 386 miles. It takes approximately 6h 10m to drive from Los Angeles to Scottsdale.

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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 998+ hotels available in Scottsdale. Prices start at $68 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Los Angeles to Los Angeles Airport is to train which takes 30m and costs .

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