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There are 5 ways to get from Mesa to Flagstaff by tram, bus, car or plane

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Tram, bus  •  4h 43m

  1. Take the tram from Mesa Dr/Main St to 3rd St/Washington Ltrl
  2. Take the bus from Phoenix, Az to Flagstaff, Az 1342 / ...

$22 - $52

Cheapest option

Bus  •  5h

  1. Take the bus from Tempe to Flagstaff FlixBus

$9 - $18

3 alternative options

Tram, Amtrak Thruway  •  5h 42m

  1. Take the tram from Mesa Dr/Main St to 19th Ave/Dunlap Ltrl
  2. Take the Amtrak Thruway from Phoenix, AZ to Flagstaff, AZ

Drive  •  2h 32m

  1. Drive from Mesa to Flagstaff 161.1 miles

$15 - $23

Tram, fly  •  4h 7m

  1. Take the tram from Mesa Dr/Main St to 44th St/Washington
  2. Fly from Phoenix (PHX) to Flagstaff (FLG) PHX - FLG

$154 - $319

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The cheapest way to get from Mesa to Flagstaff is to bus which costs $9 - $19 and takes 5h.

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The quickest way to get from Mesa to Flagstaff is to drive which costs $15 - $23 and takes 2h 32m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Mesa to Flagstaff. However, there are services departing from University Dr & Mesa Dr and arriving at Flagstaff via Tempe. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 5h.

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The distance between Mesa and Flagstaff is 124 miles. The road distance is 161.1 miles.

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The best way to get from Mesa to Flagstaff without a car is to tram and bus which takes 4h 43m and costs $22 - $55.

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It takes approximately 4h 43m to get from Mesa to Flagstaff, including transfers.

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Mesa to Flagstaff bus services, operated by Flixbus USA, depart from Tempe station.

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The quickest flight from Phoenix Airport to Flagstaff Airport is the direct flight which takes 48m.

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Mesa to Flagstaff bus services, operated by Flixbus USA, arrive at Flagstaff station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Mesa to Flagstaff is 161 miles. It takes approximately 2h 32m to drive from Mesa to Flagstaff.

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  • Distance: 123.8 miles
  • Duration: 4h 43m

What companies run services between Mesa, AZ, USA and Flagstaff, AZ, USA?

Flixbus USA operates a bus from Mesa to Flagstaff 3 times a week. Tickets cost $7 - $15 and the journey takes 3h 25m.

Airlines
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Phoenix to Flagstaff
Ave. Duration
52m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $600
Train operators
Valley Metro Phoenix
Phone
(602) 253-5000
Email
csr@valleymetro.org
Website
valleymetro.org
Tram from Mesa Dr/Main St to 3rd St/Washington
Ave. Duration
49m
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$2
Schedules at
valleymetro.org
Tram from Mesa Dr/Main St to 19th Ave/Dunlap
Ave. Duration
1h 25m
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$2
Schedules at
valleymetro.org
Tram from Mesa Dr/Main St to 44th St/Washington
Ave. Duration
36m
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$2
Schedules at
valleymetro.org
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 Phoenix, Az to Flagstaff, Az
Ave. Duration
2h 54m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$20 - $50
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$20 - $30
Flexible
$35 - $50
Flixbus USA
Phone
(855) 626-8585
Website
flixbus.com
Bus from Tempe to Flagstaff
Ave. Duration
3h 25m
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$7 - $15
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.

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Contact Details
Phone
+1 215-856-7924
Website
amtrak.com
Bus from Phoenix, AZ to Flagstaff, AZ
Ave. Duration
2h 50m
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Website
amtrak.com

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American Airlines offers flights from Phoenix Airport to Flagstaff Airport.

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