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

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Fly  •  4h 52m

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

$164 - $804

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Bus via Denver, CO  •  31h 44m

  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

$180 - $310

Night bus, train, bus  •  31h 51m

  1. Take the night bus from Omaha, NE to Kansas City, MO 706
  2. Take the train from Kansas City Union Station to Flagstaff Amtrak Station
  3. Take the bus from Flagstaff to Phoenix Airport

$214 - $549

Bus Greyhound USA  •  32h 50m

  1. Take the bus from Omaha, NE to Kansas City, MO 501
  2. Take the bus from Kansas City, Mo to Oklahoma City, Ok 801
  3. Take the bus from Oklahoma City, Ok to Phoenix, Az

$178 - $399

Bus, train, Amtrak Thruway  •  33h 41m

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

Drive  •  21h 58m

  1. Drive from Omaha to Phoenix 1458.7 miles

$140 - $210

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

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The quickest way to get from Omaha to Phoenix is to fly which costs $160 - $850 and takes 4h 52m.

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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 Denver and El Paso. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 31h 44m.

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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 31h 44m and costs $180 - $310.

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It takes approximately 4h 52m to get from Omaha to Phoenix, including transfers.

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Omaha to Phoenix bus services, operated by Burlington Trailways, depart from Omaha, NE station.

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The best way to get from Omaha to Phoenix is to fly which takes 4h 52m and costs $160 - $850. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs $180 - $310 and takes 31h 44m.

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The quickest flight from Omaha Airport to Phoenix Airport is the direct flight which takes 2h 50m.

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Omaha to Phoenix bus services, operated by EPLA Limo Express, arrive at Phoenix, AZ station.

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Map of how to get from Omaha to Phoenix.
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  • Distance: 1040.9 miles
  • Duration: 4h 52m

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

Southwest Airlines, American Airlines and two other airlines fly from Omaha to Phoenix hourly. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Omaha to Phoenix via Denver, CO, Denver, and El Paso in around 31h 44m.

Airlines
Southwest Airlines
Website
southwest.com
Flights from Omaha to Phoenix
Ave. Duration
2h 59m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $1,800
Flights from Omaha to Phoenix via Denver
Ave. Duration
4h 40m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$200 - $1,800
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Omaha to Phoenix
Ave. Duration
3h 5m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $1,700
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Omaha to Phoenix via Denver
Ave. Duration
4h 47m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $1,800
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
Express Arrow
Phone
877-779-2999
Website
expressarrow.com
Bus from Omaha, NE to Denver, CO
Ave. Duration
10h 55m
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
12h
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$60 - $85
Schedules at
eplalimo.com
Bus from El Paso to Phoenix, AZ
Ave. Duration
7h 30m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$45 - $65
Schedules at
eplalimo.com
Jefferson Lines
Phone
800-451-5333
Email
info@jeffersonlines.com
Website
jeffersonlines.com
Night bus from Omaha, NE to Kansas City, MO
Ave. Duration
2h 59m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$35 - $55
Book at
jeffersonlines.com
Bus from Kansas City, MO to Oklahoma City, OK
Ave. Duration
7h 30m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$65 - $95
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 Kansas City, Mo to Oklahoma City, Ok
Ave. Duration
6h 20m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$40 - $100
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$40 - $65
Flexible
$75 - $100
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
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 Flagstaff, AZ to Phoenix, AZ - Sky Harbor Airport
Ave. Duration
3h 10m
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Website
amtrak.com

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Phoenix is 1h behind Omaha. It is currently 3:12 AM in Omaha and 2:12 AM in Phoenix.

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

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American Airlines, United Airlines and Southwest Airlines offer flights from Omaha Airport to Phoenix Airport.

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There are 898+ hotels available in Phoenix. Prices start at $74 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Omaha to Omaha Airport is to bus which takes 11m and costs $2.

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