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There are 7 ways to get from Phoenix Airport (PHX) to Salvation Mountain by plane, bus, car, night bus, taxi or train

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Fly to Indio/Palm Springs, bus, drive  •  5h 39m

  1. Fly from Phoenix (PHX) to Indio/Palm Springs (PSP) PHX - PSP
  2. Take the bus from Palm Springs - Desert Regional Medical Center to Chiriaco Summit
  3. Drive from Chiriaco Summit to Salvation Mountain

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Amtrak Thruway, train, drive  •  7h 40m

  1. Take the Amtrak Thruway from Sky Harbor Airport to Maricopa Amtrak
  2. Take the train from Maricopa to Yuma Amtrak
  3. Drive from Yuma Amtrak to Salvation Mountain

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Fly to San Diego, night bus, taxi  •  5h 34m

  1. Fly from Phoenix (PHX) to San Diego (SAN) PHX - SAN
  2. Take the night bus from San Diego State University to El Centro
  3. Take a taxi from El Centro to Salvation Mountain

Fly to Yuma, bus, taxi  •  5h 36m

  1. Fly from Phoenix (PHX) to Yuma (YUM) PHX - YUM
  2. Take the bus from 3rd Street @ Gila Street to State Street @ 14th Street
  3. Take a taxi from State Street @ 14th Street to Salvation Mountain

Bus, taxi  •  8h 11m

  1. Take the bus from Phoenix Sky Harbor Airport, AZ to Yuma, AZ
  2. Take the bus from 3rd Street @ Gila Street to State Street @ 14th Street 10
  3. Take a taxi from State Street @ 14th Street to Salvation Mountain

Night bus, taxi  •  6h 28m

  1. Take the night bus from Phoenix Sky Harbor Airport/44th Street Station to El Centro N2057
  2. Take a taxi from El Centro to Salvation Mountain

Drive  •  4h 55m

  1. Drive from Phoenix Airport (PHX) to Salvation Mountain 284.1 miles
Phoenix Airport (PHX) → Salvation Mountain
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The cheapest way to get from Phoenix Airport (PHX) to Salvation Mountain is to drive which costs $27 - $40 and takes 4h 55m.

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The quickest way to get from Phoenix Airport (PHX) to Salvation Mountain is to drive which costs $27 - $40 and takes 4h 55m.

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It is 202 miles from Phoenix Airport (PHX) to Salvation Mountain. It is approximately 284.1 miles to drive.

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The best way to get from Phoenix Airport (PHX) to Salvation Mountain without a car is to bus and taxi which takes 8h 11m and costs $190 - $380.

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It takes approximately 5h 39m to get from Phoenix Airport (PHX) to Salvation Mountain, including transfers.

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The quickest flight from Phoenix Airport to Indio/Palm Springs Airport is the direct flight which takes 1h.

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Yes, the driving distance between Phoenix Airport (PHX) to Salvation Mountain is 284 miles. It takes approximately 4h 55m to drive from Phoenix Airport (PHX) to Salvation Mountain.

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American Airlines and Southwest Airlines offer flights from Phoenix Airport to Indio/Palm Springs Airport.

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There are one+ hotels available in Salvation Mountain. Prices start at $100 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Phoenix Airport (PHX) to Salvation Mountain.
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  • Distance: 202.1 miles
  • Duration: 5h 39m

What companies run services between Phoenix Airport (PHX), USA and Salvation Mountain, CA, USA?

There is no direct connection from Phoenix Airport (PHX) to Salvation Mountain. However, you can fly to Indio/Palm Springs, take the walk to Tahquitz Canyon at Civic, take the line 4 bus to Indian Canyon at Tachevah, take the walk to Palm Springs - Desert Regional Medical Center, take the bus to Chiriaco Summit, then take the drive to Salvation Mountain. Alternatively, you can fly to San Diego, take the walk to Terminal 1 Rental Car Shuttle, take the bus to Palm St, take the walk to Middletown Station, take the tram to SDSU Station, take the walk to San Diego State University, take the night bus to El Centro, then take the taxi to Salvation Mountain.

Airlines
Southwest Airlines
Website
southwest.com
Flights from Phoenix to Indio/Palm Springs
Ave. Duration
1h 5m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $340
Flights from Phoenix to San Diego
Ave. Duration
1h 10m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $320
Flights from Phoenix to San Diego via Las Vegas
Ave. Duration
3h 5m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$110 - $350
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Phoenix to Indio/Palm Springs
Ave. Duration
1h 11m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $340
Flights from Phoenix to San Diego
Ave. Duration
1h 17m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$75 - $440
Flights from Phoenix to Yuma
Ave. Duration
1h 3m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$220 - $430
Frontier Airlines
Website
flyfrontier.com
Flights from Phoenix to San Diego
Ave. Duration
1h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$45 - $220
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 Maricopa to Yuma Amtrak
Ave. Duration
2h 47m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$30 - $50
Schedules at
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$30 - $50
Premium
$200 - $280
Flexi Coach Seat
$55 - $80
Business Seat
$50 - $80
Bus operators
Blythe Wellness Express
Phone
+61 760.922.1140
Website
blythewellnessexpress.org
Bus from Palm Springs - Desert Regional Medical Center to Chiriaco Summit
Ave. Duration
55 min
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$10
Schedules at
blythewellnessexpress.org
FlixBus-us
Website
flixbus.com
Night bus from San Diego State University to El Centro
Ave. Duration
1h 40m
Frequency
4 times a week
Schedules at
flixbus.com
Night bus from Phoenix Sky Harbor Airport/44th Street Station to El Centro
Ave. Duration
4h 26m
Frequency
4 times a week
Schedules at
flixbus.com
Yuma County Intergovernmental Public Transportation Authority
Phone
+1 928-783-2235
Website
ycipta.org
Bus from 3rd Street @ Gila Street to State Street @ 14th Street
Ave. Duration
1h 25m
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
$2
Website
Yuma County Intergovernmental Public Transportation Authority
Amtrak Thruway

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 Sky Harbor Airport to Maricopa Amtrak
Ave. Duration
1h
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
$6 - $18
Schedules at
amtrak.com
Child 2-12
$6 - $10
Adult
$12 - $18
1st Class Shuttle
Website
1stclassshuttle.com
Bus from Phoenix Sky Harbor Airport, AZ to Yuma, AZ
Ave. Duration
3h 45m
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
$60 - $200
Schedules at
1stclassshuttle.com
Book at
shuttleyuma.hudsonltd.net
Other operators
Taxi from El Centro to Salvation Mountain
Ave. Duration
57 min
Estimated price
$140 - $170
Taxi Speed
Phone
+52 686 555 5800
Website
facebook.com
Taxi Seguro
Phone
+52 686 554 8834
Website
facebook.com
Taxi Elite
Phone
+52 686 234 0031
Website
facebook.com

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