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There are 4 ways to get from Minneapolis to Phoenix by plane, night bus, train, bus or car

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Fly  •  5h 29m

  1. Fly from Minneapolis (MSP) to Phoenix (PHX) MSP - PHX

$84 - $305

3 alternative options

Night bus, train, bus  •  36h 16m

  1. Take the night bus from Minneapolis, MN to Kansas City, MO 805
  2. Take the train from Kansas City Union Station to Flagstaff Amtrak Station
  3. Take the bus from Flagstaff to Phoenix Airport

$254 - $603

Bus  •  39h 10m

  1. Take the bus from Minneapolis, MN to Oklahoma City, OK 801
  2. Take the bus from Oklahoma City, Ok to Phoenix, Az 1351 / ...

$237 - $433

Drive  •  27h 43m

  1. Drive from Minneapolis to Phoenix 1804.2 miles

$170 - $260

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The cheapest way to get from Minneapolis to Phoenix is to fly which costs $80 - $310 and takes 5h 29m.

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The quickest way to get from Minneapolis to Phoenix is to fly which costs $80 - $310 and takes 5h 29m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Minneapolis to Phoenix. However, there are services departing from Minneapolis, MN and arriving at Phoenix, Az via Oklahoma City, Ok. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 39h 10m.

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The distance between Minneapolis and Phoenix is 1286 miles. The road distance is 1804.2 miles.

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The best way to get from Minneapolis to Phoenix without a car is to night bus and train and bus which takes 36h 16m and costs $250 - $650.

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It takes approximately 5h 29m to get from Minneapolis to Phoenix, including transfers.

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Minneapolis to Phoenix bus services, operated by Jefferson Lines, depart from Minneapolis, MN station.

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The best way to get from Minneapolis to Phoenix is to fly which takes 5h 29m and costs $80 - $310. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs $230 - $440 and takes 39h 10m.

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The quickest flight from Minneapolis Airport to Phoenix Airport is the direct flight which takes 3h 20m.

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Minneapolis to Phoenix bus services, operated by Greyhound USA, arrive at Phoenix, Az station.

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Map of how to get from Minneapolis to Phoenix.
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  • Distance: 1286.1 miles
  • Duration: 5h 29m

What companies run services between Minneapolis, MN, USA and Phoenix, AZ, USA?

Sun Country Airlines, American Airlines and five other airlines fly from Minneapolis to Phoenix hourly. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Minneapolis to Phoenix via Oklahoma City, OK and Oklahoma City, Ok in around 39h 10m.

Airlines
Southwest Airlines
Website
southwest.com
Flights from Minneapolis to Phoenix
Ave. Duration
3h 37m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $600
Flights from Minneapolis to Phoenix via Denver
Ave. Duration
5h 1m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$140 - $600
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from Minneapolis to Phoenix
Ave. Duration
3h 44m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $650
Sun Country Airlines
Website
suncountry.com
Flights from Minneapolis to Phoenix
Ave. Duration
3h 20m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$90 - $600
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Minneapolis to Phoenix
Ave. Duration
3h 37m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $800
Spirit Airlines
Website
spirit.com
Flights from Minneapolis to Phoenix
Ave. Duration
3h 32m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $650
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.

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Contact Details
Phone
+1 215-856-7924
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Kansas City Union Station to Flagstaff Amtrak Station
Ave. Duration
23h 50m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$160 - $470
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$160 - $240
Flexi Coach Seat
$280 - $410
Business Coach Seat
$340 - $470
Room
$600 - $900
Bus operators
Jefferson Lines
Phone
800-451-5333
Email
info@jeffersonlines.com
Website
jeffersonlines.com
Night bus from Minneapolis, MN to Kansas City, MO
Ave. Duration
7h 24m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$75 - $110
Book at
jeffersonlines.com
Bus from Minneapolis, MN to Oklahoma City, OK
Ave. Duration
17h 45m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$140 - $200
Book at
jeffersonlines.com
Flixbus USA
Phone
(855) 626-8585
Website
flixbus.com
Bus from Flagstaff to Phoenix Airport
Ave. Duration
2h 35m
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$7 - $15
Schedules at
flixbus.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.

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 Oklahoma City, Ok to Phoenix, Az
Ave. Duration
20h 25m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$95 - $240
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$95 - $160
Flexible
$180 - $240

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Phoenix is 1h behind Minneapolis. It is currently 7:29 PM in Minneapolis and 6:29 PM in Phoenix.

Yes, the driving distance between Minneapolis to Phoenix is 1804 miles. It takes approximately 27h 43m to drive from Minneapolis to Phoenix.

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Spirit Airlines, Sun Country Airlines, American Airlines and two other airlines offer flights from Minneapolis 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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The best way to get from Minneapolis to Minneapolis Airport is to tram which takes 18m and costs $2 - $3.

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