There are 6 ways to get from Omaha to Phoenix by plane, bus, train or car

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Fly  •  4 h 48 min

  1. Fly from Omaha (OMA) to Phoenix (PHX) OMA - PHX

$164 - $804

5 alternative options

Bus Greyhound USA  •  32 h 2 min

  1. Take the bus from Omaha, NE to Kansas City, MO 501
  2. Take the bus from Kansas City, Mo to Oklahoma City, Ok
  3. Take the bus from Oklahoma City, Ok to Phoenix, Az

$178 - $399

Bus via Denver, CO  •  32 h 19 min

  1. Take the bus from Omaha, NE to Denver, CO
  2. Take the bus from Denver to El Paso, TX
  3. Take the bus from El Paso to Phoenix, AZ

$181 - $310

Bus, train, Amtrak Thruway  •  33 h 39 min

  1. Take the bus from Omaha, NE to Kansas City, MO 501
  2. Take the train from Kansas City Amtrak to Flagstaff Amtrak
  3. Take the Amtrak Thruway from Flagstaff, AZ to Phoenix, AZ - Sky Harbor Airport

Train, bus  •  39 h 54 min

  1. Take the train from Omaha Amtrak to Galesburg Amtrak
  2. Take the train from Galesburg Amtrak to Flagstaff Amtrak
  3. Take the bus from Flagstaff, Az to Phoenix, Az

$267 - $796

Drive  •  21 h 58 min

  1. Drive from Omaha to Phoenix 1458.7 miles

$140 - $210

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Omaha to Phoenix is to drive which costs $140 - $210 and takes 21 h 58 min.

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The quickest way to get from Omaha to Phoenix is to fly which costs $160 - $850 and takes 4 h 48 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Omaha to Phoenix. However, there are services departing from Omaha, NE and arriving at Phoenix, Az via Kansas City, Mo and Oklahoma City, Ok. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 32 h 2 min.

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The distance between Omaha and Phoenix is 1041 miles. The road distance is 1458.7 miles.

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The best way to get from Omaha to Phoenix without a car is to bus which takes 32 h 2 min and costs $170 - $400.

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It takes approximately 4 h 48 min to get from Omaha to Phoenix, including transfers.

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Omaha to Phoenix bus services, operated by Jefferson Lines, depart from Omaha, NE station.

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The best way to get from Omaha to Phoenix is to fly which takes 4 h 48 min and costs $160 - $850. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs $170 - $400 and takes 32 h 2 min.

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The quickest flight from Omaha Airport to Phoenix Airport is the direct flight which takes 2 h 45 min.

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

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Phoenix is 1 h behind Omaha. It is currently 10:16 PM in Omaha and 8:16 PM in Phoenix.

Yes, the driving distance between Omaha to Phoenix is 1459 miles. It takes approximately 21 h 58 min to drive from Omaha to Phoenix.

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  • Distance: 1040.9 miles
  • Duration: 4 h 48 min

What companies run services between Omaha, NE, USA and Phoenix, AZ, USA?

Southwest Airlines, American Airlines and three other airlines fly from Omaha to Phoenix hourly. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Omaha to Phoenix via Kansas City, MO, Kansas City, Mo, and Oklahoma City, Ok in around 32 h 2 min.

Airlines
Southwest Airlines
Website
southwest.com
Flights from Omaha to Phoenix
Ave. Duration
2 h 47 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $1,800
Flights from Omaha to Phoenix via Denver
Ave. Duration
4 h 35 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$200 - $1,800
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Omaha to Phoenix via Denver
Ave. Duration
4 h 44 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $1,800
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Omaha to Phoenix
Ave. Duration
2 h 49 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $1,700
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 1-800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Kansas City Amtrak to Flagstaff Amtrak
Ave. Duration
23 h 50 min
Frequency
Twice 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
Train from Omaha Amtrak to Galesburg Amtrak
Ave. Duration
6 h 27 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$55 - $150
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$55 - $85
Flexi Coach Seat
$100 - $150
Business Coach Seat
$100 - $150
Room
$250 - $350
Train from Galesburg Amtrak to Flagstaff Amtrak
Ave. Duration
29 h 6 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$190 - $600
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$190 - $290
Flexi Coach Seat
$340 - $490
Business Coach Seat
$410 - $600
Room
$700 - $1,100
Bus operators
Jefferson Lines
Phone
800-451-5333
Email
info@jeffersonlines.com
Website
jeffersonlines.com
Bus from Omaha, NE to Kansas City, MO
Ave. Duration
4 h 5 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$40 - $60
Book at
jeffersonlines.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 Kansas City, Mo to Oklahoma City, Ok
Ave. Duration
6 h 20 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$40 - $100
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$40 - $65
Flexible
$75 - $100
Bus from Oklahoma City, Ok to Phoenix, Az
Ave. Duration
20 h 25 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$95 - $240
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$95 - $160
Flexible
$180 - $240
Bus from Flagstaff, Az to Phoenix, Az
Ave. Duration
2 h 35 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$20 - $50
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$20 - $30
Flexible
$35 - $50
Express Arrow
Phone
877-779-2999
Website
expressarrow.com
Bus from Omaha, NE to Denver, CO
Ave. Duration
10 h 55 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$100 - $160
Schedules at
expressarrow.com
EPLA Limo Express
Website
eplalimo.com
Bus from Denver to El Paso, TX
Ave. Duration
12 h
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$60 - $85
Schedules at
eplalimo.com
Bus from El Paso to Phoenix, AZ
Ave. Duration
7 h 15 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$45 - $65
Schedules at
eplalimo.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 1-800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Bus from Flagstaff, AZ to Phoenix, AZ - Sky Harbor Airport
Ave. Duration
3 h 10 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Website
amtrak.com

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