There are 5 ways to get from Raleigh to Phoenix by plane, train, bus or car

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Fly from Raleigh/Durham  •  6 h 53 min

  1. Fly from Raleigh/Durham (RDU) to Phoenix (PHX) RDU - PHX

$204 - $555

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Train to Charlotte, fly  •  10 h 13 min

  1. Take the train from Raleigh Amtrak to Charlotte Amtrak
  2. Fly from Charlotte (CLT) to Phoenix (PHX) CLT - PHX

$242 - $795

Bus  •  2 days 0 h

  1. Take the bus from Raleigh, Nc to Atlanta, Ga
  2. Take the bus from Atlanta, Ga to Dallas, Tx
  3. Take the bus from Dallas, Tx to Phoenix, Az

$221 - $561

Train, bus  •  2 days 14 h

  1. Take the train from Raleigh Amtrak to Greensboro Galyon Transportation Center
  2. Take the train from Greensboro Galyon Transportation Center to New Orleans Union Passenger Terminal
  3. Take the train from New Orleans Union Passenger Terminal to Benson Amtrak
  4. Take the bus from Benson to Phoenix, Az

$340 - $1,002

Drive  •  35 h 29 min

  1. Drive from Raleigh to Phoenix 2232.5 miles

$210 - $320

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The cheapest way to get from Raleigh to Phoenix is to drive which costs $210 - $320 and takes 35 h 29 min.

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The quickest way to get from Raleigh to Phoenix is to fly which costs $200 - $600 and takes 6 h 53 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Raleigh station to Phoenix. However, there are services departing from GoRaleigh Station and arriving at Phoenix, Az via Raleigh, Nc, Atlanta, Ga and Dallas, Tx. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 2 days 0 h.

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The distance between Raleigh and Phoenix is 1910 miles. The road distance is 2232.5 miles.

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The best way to get from Raleigh to Phoenix without a car is to bus which takes 2 days 0 h and costs $220 - $600.

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It takes approximately 6 h 53 min to get from Raleigh to Phoenix, including transfers.

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Raleigh to Phoenix bus services, operated by Greyhound USA, depart from Raleigh, Nc station.

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The best way to get from Raleigh to Phoenix is to fly which takes 6 h 53 min and costs $200 - $600. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs $220 - $600 and takes 2 days 0 h.

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The quickest flight from Raleigh/Durham Airport to Phoenix Airport is the direct flight which takes 4 h 30 min.

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

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Map of how to get from Raleigh to Phoenix.
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  • Distance: 1910 miles
  • Duration: 6 h 53 min

What companies run services between Raleigh, NC, USA and Phoenix, AZ, USA?

Southwest Airlines, United Airlines and two other airlines fly from Raleigh to Phoenix hourly. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Raleigh to Phoenix via Capital Blvd at Crabtree Blvd, Raleigh, Nc, Atlanta, Ga, and Dallas, Tx in around 2 days 0 h.

Airlines
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Raleigh/Durham to Phoenix via Dallas/Ft.Worth
Ave. Duration
6 h 38 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $1,100
Flights from Raleigh/Durham to Phoenix via Charlotte
Ave. Duration
6 h 41 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $1,100
Flights from Charlotte to Phoenix
Ave. Duration
4 h 22 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$390 - $1,600
Flights from Charlotte to Phoenix via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
6 h 6 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$390 - $1,600
Flights from Charlotte to Phoenix via Dallas/Ft.Worth
Ave. Duration
6 h 11 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$390 - $1,600
Flights from Charlotte to Phoenix via Kansas City
Ave. Duration
6 h 20 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$390 - $1,600
Southwest Airlines
Website
southwest.com
Flights from Raleigh/Durham to Phoenix
Ave. Duration
4 h 33 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$280 - $1,300
Flights from Raleigh/Durham to Phoenix via St. Louis
Ave. Duration
6 h 15 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$280 - $1,300
Flights from Raleigh/Durham to Phoenix via Houston Hobby Apt
Ave. Duration
6 h 22 min
When
Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$280 - $1,300
Flights from Raleigh/Durham to Phoenix via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
6 h 20 min
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$280 - $1,300
Flights from Raleigh/Durham to Phoenix via Denver
Ave. Duration
6 h 35 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$280 - $1,300
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Raleigh/Durham to Phoenix via Houston
Ave. Duration
6 h 26 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$240 - $1,200
Flights from Charlotte to Phoenix via Houston
Ave. Duration
6 h 16 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$340 - $1,500
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from Raleigh/Durham to Phoenix via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
6 h 42 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$220 - $1,100
Flights from Charlotte to Phoenix via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
6 h 2 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$230 - $1,700
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 Raleigh Amtrak to Charlotte Amtrak
Ave. Duration
3 h 10 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$35 - $90
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$35 - $60
Flexi Coach Seat
$65 - $100
Business Coach Seat
$65 - $90
Room
$190 - $260
Train from Raleigh Amtrak to Greensboro Galyon Transportation Center
Ave. Duration
1 h 31 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$27 - $60
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$27 - $45
Flexi Coach Seat
$45 - $70
Business Coach Seat
$40 - $60
Room
$150 - $210
Train from Greensboro Galyon Transportation Center to New Orleans Union Passenger Terminal
Ave. Duration
20 h 10 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$110 - $340
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$110 - $180
Flexi Coach Seat
$210 - $300
Business Coach Seat
$240 - $340
Room
$470 - $650
Train from New Orleans Union Passenger Terminal to Benson Amtrak
Ave. Duration
34 h 18 min
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$180 - $550
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$180 - $270
Flexi Coach Seat
$320 - $470
Business Coach Seat
$390 - $550
Room
$700 - $1,000
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 Raleigh, Nc to Atlanta, Ga
Ave. Duration
8 h 45 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$40 - $110
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$40 - $70
Flexible
$80 - $110
Bus from Atlanta, Ga to Dallas, Tx
Ave. Duration
17 h 20 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$80 - $200
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$80 - $130
Flexible
$150 - $200
Bus from Dallas, Tx to Phoenix, Az
Ave. Duration
20 h 5 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$100 - $250
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$100 - $170
Flexible
$190 - $250
Bus from Benson to Phoenix, Az
Ave. Duration
3 h 45 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$22 - $55
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$22 - $35
Flexible
$40 - $55

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Phoenix is 2 h behind Raleigh. It is currently 6:47 AM in Raleigh and 3:47 AM in Phoenix.

Yes, the driving distance between Raleigh to Phoenix is 2232 miles. It takes approximately 35 h 29 min to drive from Raleigh to Phoenix.

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Delta, American Airlines, United Airlines and Southwest Airlines offer flights from Raleigh/Durham Airport to Phoenix Airport.

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There are 789+ hotels available in Phoenix. Prices start at $56 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Raleigh to Raleigh/Durham Airport is to line 100 bus which takes 26 min and costs $2 - $3.

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