There are 7 ways to get from Phoenix to White Sands National Monument by plane, bus, car or train

Select an option below to see step-by-step directions and to compare ticket prices and travel times in Rome2rio's travel planner.

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Fly to El Paso, bus  •  7 h 52 min

  1. Fly from Phoenix (PHX) to El Paso (ELP) PHX - ELP
  2. Take the bus from El Paso, Tx to Alamogordo, Nm

$174 - $866

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Fly to Silver City, drive  •  6 h 34 min

  1. Fly from Phoenix (PHX) to Silver City (SVC) PHX - SVC
  2. Drive from Silver City to White Sands National Monument

$99 - $187

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Fly to Roswell, drive  •  6 h 41 min

  1. Fly from Phoenix (PHX) to Roswell (ROW) PHX - ROW
  2. Drive from Roswell to White Sands National Monument

$135 - $672

Bus via Lordsburg, Nm  •  10 h 58 min

  1. Take the bus from Phoenix, Az to Lordsburg, Nm
  2. Take the bus from Lordsburg, Nm to Las Cruces, Nm
  3. Take the bus from Las Cruces, Nm to Alamogordo, Nm

$110 - $208

Bus, train  •  11 h 55 min

  1. Take the bus from Phoenix, Az to Benson
  2. Take the train from Benson Amtrak to Deming Amtrak
  3. Take the bus from Deming, Nm to Las Cruces, Nm
  4. Take the bus from Las Cruces, Nm to Alamogordo, Nm

$134 - $272

Bus Greyhound Mexico  •  11 h 56 min

  1. Take the bus from Phoenix to Las Cruces, Nm Tijuana Airport-Monterrey / ...
  2. Take the bus from Las Cruces, Nm to Alamogordo, Nm 7318

$121 - $179

Drive  •  7 h 50 min

  1. Drive from Phoenix to White Sands National Monument 469.8 miles

$45 - $70

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The cheapest way to get from Phoenix to White Sands National Monument is to drive which costs $45 - $70 and takes 7 h 50 min.

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The quickest way to get from Phoenix to White Sands National Monument is to fly and drive which costs $95 - $190 and takes 6 h 34 min.

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The distance between Phoenix and White Sands National Monument is 362 miles. The road distance is 469.8 miles.

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The best way to get from Phoenix to White Sands National Monument without a car is to bus which takes 10 h 58 min and costs $110 - $210.

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It takes approximately 7 h 52 min to get from Phoenix to White Sands National Monument, including transfers.

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The quickest flight from Phoenix Airport to El Paso Airport is the direct flight which takes 1 h 5 min.

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Yes, the driving distance between Phoenix to White Sands National Monument is 470 miles. It takes approximately 7 h 50 min to drive from Phoenix to White Sands National Monument.

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American Airlines and Southwest Airlines offer flights from Phoenix Airport to El Paso Airport.

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There are 14+ hotels available in White Sands National Monument. Prices start at $44 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Phoenix to White Sands National Monument.
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  • Distance: 361.7 miles
  • Duration: 7 h 52 min

What companies run services between Phoenix, AZ, USA and White Sands National Monument, NM, USA?

You can take a bus from Phoenix to White Sands National Monument via Lordsburg, Nm, Las Cruces, Nm, and Alamogordo, Nm in around 10 h 58 min.

Airlines
Southwest Airlines
Website
southwest.com
Flights from Phoenix to El Paso
Ave. Duration
1 h 6 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $2,100
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Phoenix to El Paso
Ave. Duration
1 h 14 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $450
Flights from Phoenix to Roswell
Ave. Duration
1 h 40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $650
Boutique Air
Website
boutiqueair.com
Flights from Phoenix to Silver City
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$80 - $160
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 Benson Amtrak to Deming Amtrak
Ave. Duration
2 h 55 min
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
$35 - $95
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$35 - $60
Flexi Coach Seat
$65 - $100
Business Coach Seat
$65 - $95
Room
$190 - $270
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
Bus from El Paso, Tx to Alamogordo, Nm
Ave. Duration
2 h 15 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$18 - $45
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$18 - $27
Flexible
$30 - $45
Bus from Phoenix, Az to Lordsburg, Nm
Ave. Duration
5 h 25 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$28 - $70
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$28 - $45
Flexible
$50 - $70
Bus from Lordsburg, Nm to Las Cruces, Nm
Ave. Duration
2 h 15 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$18 - $45
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$18 - $28
Flexible
$30 - $45
Bus from Las Cruces, Nm to Alamogordo, Nm
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$13 - $30
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$13 - $20
Flexible
$24 - $30
Bus from Phoenix, Az to Benson
Ave. Duration
3 h 30 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$22 - $55
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$22 - $35
Flexible
$40 - $55
Bus from Deming, Nm to Las Cruces, Nm
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$13 - $29
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$13 - $19
Flexible
$22 - $29
Greyhound Mexico
Phone
01-800 890 6821
Website
greyhound.com.mx
Bus from Deming to Las Cruces, Nm
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$40 - $55
Schedules at
greyhound.com.mx
Bus from Phoenix to Las Cruces, Nm
Ave. Duration
9 h
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$55 - $85
Schedules at
greyhound.com.mx

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