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

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Fly from Pittsburgh  •  7h 14m

  1. Fly from Pittsburgh (PIT) to Phoenix (PHX) PIT - PHX

$165 - $905

Cheapest option

Train to Cleveland, fly  •  10h 23m

  1. Take the train from Pittsburgh Amtrak Station to Cleveland Amtrak Station
  2. Fly from Cleveland (CLE) to Phoenix (PHX) CLE - PHX

$151 - $566

4 alternative options

Train, bus  •  46h 26m

  1. Take the train from Pittsburgh Amtrak Station to Chicago Union Station
  2. Take the train from Chicago Union Station to Flagstaff Amtrak Station
  3. Take the bus from Flagstaff to Phoenix Airport

$294 - $868

Bus  •  47h 30m

  1. Take the bus from Pittsburgh, Pa to St Louis, Mo 1683 / ...
  2. Take the bus from St Louis, Mo to Phoenix, Az 1353 / ...

$200 - $517

Train, Amtrak Thruway  •  2 days 22h

  1. Take the train from Pittsburgh Amtrak Station to Chicago Union Station
  2. Take the train from Chicago Union Station to Maricopa Amtrak Station
  3. Take the Amtrak Thruway from Maricopa Amtrak to Sky Harbor Airport

Drive  •  33h 20m

  1. Drive from Pittsburgh to Phoenix 2116.1 miles

$200 - $300

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The cheapest way to get from Pittsburgh to Phoenix is to drive which costs $200 - $300 and takes 33h 20m.

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The quickest way to get from Pittsburgh to Phoenix is to fly which costs $160 - $950 and takes 7h 14m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Pittsburgh to Phoenix. However, there are services departing from Pittsburgh, Pa and arriving at Phoenix, Az via St Louis, Mo. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 47h 30m.

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The distance between Pittsburgh and Phoenix is 1836 miles. The road distance is 2116.1 miles.

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The best way to get from Pittsburgh to Phoenix without a car is to train and bus which takes 46h 26m and costs $290 - $900.

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It takes approximately 7h 14m to get from Pittsburgh to Phoenix, including transfers.

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Pittsburgh to Phoenix bus services, operated by Greyhound USA, depart from Pittsburgh, Pa station.

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The best way to get from Pittsburgh to Phoenix is to fly which takes 7h 14m and costs $160 - $950. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs $200 - $550 and takes 47h 30m.

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The quickest flight from Pittsburgh Airport to Phoenix Airport is the direct flight which takes 4h 44m.

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

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Map of how to get from Pittsburgh to Phoenix.
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  • Distance: 1835.6 miles
  • Duration: 7h 14m

What companies run services between Pittsburgh, PA, USA and Phoenix, AZ, USA?

American Airlines, Southwest Airlines and three other airlines fly from Pittsburgh to Phoenix hourly. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Pittsburgh to Phoenix via St Louis, Mo in around 47h 30m.

Airlines
Southwest Airlines
Website
southwest.com
Flights from Pittsburgh to Phoenix
Ave. Duration
5h 3m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$470 - $2,300
Flights from Pittsburgh to Phoenix via St. Louis
Ave. Duration
6h 15m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$470 - $2,300
Flights from Pittsburgh to Phoenix via Chicago Midway
Ave. Duration
6h 35m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$470 - $2,300
Flights from Cleveland to Phoenix
Ave. Duration
4h 45m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$220 - $2,300
Flights from Cleveland to Phoenix via St. Louis
Ave. Duration
6h 15m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$220 - $2,300
Flights from Cleveland to Phoenix via Chicago Midway
Ave. Duration
6h 25m
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$220 - $2,300
Flights from Cleveland to Phoenix via Milwaukee
Ave. Duration
6h 27m
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$220 - $2,300
Flights from Cleveland to Phoenix via Nashville
Ave. Duration
6h 35m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$220 - $2,300
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Pittsburgh to Phoenix
Ave. Duration
4h 54m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$400 - $2,000
Flights from Pittsburgh to Phoenix via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
6h 48m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$400 - $2,000
Flights from Pittsburgh to Phoenix via Dallas/Ft.Worth
Ave. Duration
6h 59m
When
Tuesday and Wednesday
Estimated price
$400 - $2,000
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Pittsburgh to Phoenix via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
6h 50m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$420 - $2,100
Flights from Cleveland to Phoenix via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
6h 33m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$260 - $1,800
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from Pittsburgh to Phoenix via Minneapolis
Ave. Duration
6h 54m
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$420 - $1,900
Flights from Cleveland to Phoenix via Detroit
Ave. Duration
6h 37m
When
Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$270 - $2,100
Frontier Airlines
Website
flyfrontier.com
Flights from Cleveland to Phoenix
Ave. Duration
4h 49m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $900
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 Pittsburgh Amtrak Station to Cleveland Amtrak Station
Ave. Duration
2h 54m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$35 - $85
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$35 - $55
Flexi Coach Seat
$60 - $90
Business Coach Seat
$55 - $85
Room
$180 - $250
Train from Pittsburgh Amtrak Station to Chicago Union Station
Ave. Duration
9h 46m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$75 - $210
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$75 - $110
Flexi Coach Seat
$130 - $190
Business Coach Seat
$140 - $210
Room
$320 - $440
Train from Chicago Union Station to Flagstaff Amtrak Station
Ave. Duration
31h 42m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$210 - $650
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$210 - $310
Flexi Coach Seat
$370 - $550
Business Coach Seat
$450 - $650
Room
$800 - $1,100
Train from Chicago Union Station to Maricopa Amtrak Station
Ave. Duration
2 days 9h
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$280 - $850
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$280 - $420
Flexi Coach Seat
$500 - $750
Business Coach Seat
$600 - $850
Room
$1,000 - $1,500
Bus operators
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 Pittsburgh, Pa to St Louis, Mo
Ave. Duration
13h 25m
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$60 - $150
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$60 - $100
Flexible
$110 - $150
Bus from St Louis, Mo to Phoenix, Az
Ave. Duration
33h 5m
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$140 - $370
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$140 - $240
Flexible
$280 - $370
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 Maricopa Amtrak to Sky Harbor Airport
Ave. Duration
1h
Frequency
3 times a week
Website
amtrak.com

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Phoenix is 2h behind Pittsburgh. It is currently 1:54 PM in Pittsburgh and 11:54 AM in Phoenix.

Yes, the driving distance between Pittsburgh to Phoenix is 2116 miles. It takes approximately 33h 20m to drive from Pittsburgh to Phoenix.

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

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

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There are 861+ hotels available in Phoenix. Prices start at $67 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Pittsburgh to Pittsburgh Airport is to bus which takes 39m and costs $3.

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