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There are 7 ways to get from Phoenix to Memphis by plane, night bus, bus, train or car

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Fly to Memphis  •  6 h 30 min

  1. Fly from Phoenix (PHX) to Memphis (MEM) PHX - MEM

$154 - $1,404

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Bus, night bus  •  31 h 44 min

  1. Take the bus from Phoenix, Az to Oklahoma City, Ok 1342 / ...
  2. Take the night bus from Oklahoma City, Ok to Memphis, Tn 1340

$141 - $358

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Fly to Little Rock, night bus  •  9 h 12 min

  1. Fly from Phoenix (PHX) to Little Rock (LIT) PHX - LIT
  2. Take the night bus from Little Rock, Ar to Memphis, Tn

$227 - $953

Bus  •  32 h 50 min

  1. Take the bus from Phoenix, Az to Dallas, Tx 1408 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Dallas, Tx to Memphis, Tn 1508 / ...

$146 - $370

Bus via Airways Transit Center  •  33 h 5 min

  1. Take the bus from Phoenix, Az to Dallas, Tx 1408 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Dallas/Fort Worth Dart East to Memphis, TN

$146 - $315

Bus, train  •  43 h 21 min

  1. Take the bus from Phoenix to Tucson
  2. Take the train from Tucson Amtrak Station to Dallas Union Station
  3. Take the bus from Dallas, Tx to Memphis, Tn

$249 - $650

Drive  •  22 h 45 min

  1. Drive from Phoenix to Memphis 1479.5 miles

$140 - $210

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The cheapest way to get from Phoenix to Memphis is to drive which costs $140 - $210 and takes 22 h 45 min.

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The quickest way to get from Phoenix to Memphis is to fly which costs $150 - $1,400 and takes 6 h 30 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Phoenix to Memphis. However, there are services departing from Phoenix, Az and arriving at Memphis, Tn via Oklahoma City, Ok. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 31 h 44 min.

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The distance between Phoenix and Memphis is 1267 miles. The road distance is 1479.5 miles.

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The best way to get from Phoenix to Memphis without a car is to bus and night bus which takes 31 h 44 min and costs $140 - $360.

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It takes approximately 6 h 30 min to get from Phoenix to Memphis, including transfers.

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Phoenix to Memphis bus services, operated by Greyhound USA, depart from Phoenix, Az station.

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The best way to get from Phoenix to Memphis is to fly which takes 6 h 30 min and costs $150 - $1,400. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs $140 - $370 and takes 32 h 50 min.

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The quickest flight from Phoenix Airport to Memphis Airport is the direct flight which takes 2 h 56 min.

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Phoenix to Memphis bus services, operated by Greyhound USA, arrive at Memphis, Tn station.

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Map of how to get from Phoenix to Memphis.
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  • Distance: 1267.4 miles
  • Duration: 6 h 30 min

What companies run services between Phoenix, AZ, USA and Memphis, TN, USA?

American Airlines, Southwest Airlines and United Airlines fly from Phoenix to Memphis hourly. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Phoenix to Memphis via Dallas, Tx in around 32 h 50 min.

Airlines
Southwest Airlines
Website
southwest.com
Flights from Phoenix to Memphis via Dallas
Ave. Duration
4 h 30 min
When
Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
$200 - $750
Flights from Phoenix to Memphis via Houston Hobby Apt
Ave. Duration
4 h 51 min
When
Wednesday, Thursday and Friday
Estimated price
$210 - $800
Flights from Phoenix to Memphis via Denver
Ave. Duration
4 h 50 min
When
Wednesday
Estimated price
$210 - $800
Flights from Phoenix to Little Rock
Ave. Duration
2 h 38 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$220 - $900
Flights from Phoenix to Little Rock via Dallas
Ave. Duration
4 h 21 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$230 - $900
Flights from Phoenix to Little Rock via St. Louis
Ave. Duration
4 h 42 min
When
Wednesday and Saturday
Estimated price
$260 - $1,000
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Phoenix to Memphis
Ave. Duration
2 h 59 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $750
Flights from Phoenix to Memphis via Dallas/Ft.Worth
Ave. Duration
4 h 45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $750
Flights from Phoenix to Little Rock via Dallas/Ft.Worth
Ave. Duration
4 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $900
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Phoenix to Little Rock via Houston
Ave. Duration
4 h 46 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$220 - $1,000
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 Tucson Amtrak Station to Dallas Union Station
Ave. Duration
29 h 5 min
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$160 - $470
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$160 - $240
Flexi Coach Seat
$280 - $410
Business Coach Seat
$330 - $470
Room
$600 - $850
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
Night bus from Little Rock, Ar to Memphis, Tn
Ave. Duration
2 h 35 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$19 - $45
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$19 - $29
Flexible
$35 - $45
Bus from Phoenix, Az to Oklahoma City, Ok
Ave. Duration
21 h 59 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$95 - $240
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$95 - $160
Flexible
$180 - $240
Night bus from Oklahoma City, Ok to Memphis, Tn
Ave. Duration
8 h 45 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$45 - $120
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$45 - $80
Flexible
$90 - $120
Bus from Phoenix, Az to Dallas, Tx
Ave. Duration
22 h 25 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$100 - $250
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$100 - $170
Flexible
$190 - $250
Bus from Dallas, Tx to Memphis, Tn
Ave. Duration
9 h 25 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$45 - $120
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$45 - $80
Flexible
$90 - $120
Greyhound Mexico
Phone
01-800 890 6821
Website
greyhound.com.mx
Bus from Phoenix to Tucson
Ave. Duration
2 h 30 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$40 - $60
Schedules at
greyhound.com.mx

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Memphis is 1 h ahead of Phoenix. It is currently 9:36 AM in Phoenix and 10:36 AM in Memphis.

Yes, the driving distance between Phoenix to Memphis is 1479 miles. It takes approximately 22 h 45 min to drive from Phoenix to Memphis.

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American Airlines and Southwest Airlines offer flights from Phoenix Airport to Memphis Airport.

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Book your Phoenix to Memphis bus tickets online with Greyhound and Greyhound.

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