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There are 8 ways to get from Riverside to Phoenix by train, plane, bus or car

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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Train to Ontario/San Bernardino, fly, train  •  4 h 21 min

  1. Take the train from Riverside-Downtown station to Downtown Pomona station
  2. Fly from Ontario/San Bernardino (ONT) to Phoenix (PHX) ONT - PHX
  3. Take the train from 44th St/Washington to Washington/Central Ave

$96 - $213

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Bus Greyhound USA  •  7 h 40 min

  1. Take the bus from San Bernardino, Ca to Phoenix, Az 1364 / ...

$36 - $88

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Train to Santa Ana, fly  •  5 h 13 min

  1. Take the train from Riverside-Downtown station to Tustin station
  2. Fly from Santa Ana (SNA) to Phoenix (PHX) SNA - PHX

$98 - $237

Train to Los Angeles, fly  •  5 h 55 min

  1. Take the train from Riverside-Downtown station to L. A. Union Station station
  2. Fly from Los Angeles (LAX) to Phoenix (PHX) LAX - PHX

$97 - $255

Train to Burbank, fly  •  6 h 10 min

  1. Take the train from Riverside-Downtown station to L. A. Union Station station
  2. Fly from Burbank (BUR) to Phoenix (PHX) BUR - PHX

$102 - $272

Train to Long Beach, fly  •  6 h 23 min

  1. Take the train from Riverside-Downtown station to Norwalk/ Santa Fe Springs station
  2. Fly from Long Beach (LGB) to Phoenix (PHX) LGB - PHX

$111 - $260

Bus EPLA Limo Express  •  8 h 5 min

  1. Take the bus from San Bernardino, CA to Phoenix, AZ

$38 - $61

Drive  •  5 h 4 min

  1. Drive from Riverside to Phoenix 323.6 miles

$30 - $50

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The cheapest way to get from Riverside to Phoenix is to drive which costs $30 - $50 and takes 5 h 4 min.

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The quickest way to get from Riverside to Phoenix is to train and fly which costs $95 - $220 and takes 4 h 21 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Riverside to Phoenix. However, there are services departing from Riverside Metro Link Sb Lat and arriving at Phoenix, Az via San Bernardino Transit Center and San Bernardino, Ca. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 7 h 40 min.

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The distance between Riverside and Phoenix is 310 miles. The road distance is 323.6 miles.

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The best way to get from Riverside to Phoenix without a car is to bus which takes 7 h 40 min and costs $35 - $90.

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It takes approximately 4 h 21 min to get from Riverside to Phoenix, including transfers.

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Riverside to Phoenix bus services, operated by Greyhound USA, depart from San Bernardino, Ca station.

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The quickest flight from Ontario/San Bernardino Airport to Phoenix Airport is the direct flight which takes 1 h 10 min.

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

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Phoenix is 1 h ahead of Riverside. It is currently 8:21 AM in Riverside and 9:21 AM in Phoenix.

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  • Distance: 309.7 miles
  • Duration: 4 h 21 min

What companies run services between Riverside, CA, USA and Phoenix, AZ, USA?

Greyhound USA operates a bus from Riverside to Phoenix every 2 hours. Tickets cost $35 - $85 and the journey takes 6 h 10 min.

Airlines
Southwest Airlines
Website
southwest.com
Flights from Ontario/San Bernardino to Phoenix
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $550
Flights from Ontario/San Bernardino to Phoenix via Las Vegas
Ave. Duration
3 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $550
Flights from Santa Ana to Phoenix
Ave. Duration
1 h 13 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $490
Flights from Santa Ana to Phoenix via Las Vegas
Ave. Duration
3 h 10 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$180 - $490
Flights from Los Angeles to Phoenix
Ave. Duration
1 h 23 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $480
Flights from Burbank to Phoenix
Ave. Duration
1 h 24 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $500
Flights from Burbank to Phoenix via Las Vegas
Ave. Duration
3 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $500
Flights from Long Beach to Phoenix via Las Vegas
Ave. Duration
3 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $550
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Ontario/San Bernardino to Phoenix
Ave. Duration
1 h 16 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$85 - $400
Flights from Santa Ana to Phoenix
Ave. Duration
1 h 22 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $400
Flights from Los Angeles to Phoenix
Ave. Duration
1 h 24 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $400
Flights from Burbank to Phoenix
Ave. Duration
1 h 35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $430
Flights from Long Beach to Phoenix
Ave. Duration
1 h 21 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $440
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from Los Angeles to Phoenix
Ave. Duration
1 h 31 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$95 - $440
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Los Angeles to Phoenix
Ave. Duration
1 h 27 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $440
Train operators
Metrolink Trains
Phone
(800) 371-LINK (5465)
Website
metrolinktrains.com
Train from Riverside-Downtown station to Downtown Pomona station
Ave. Duration
33 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$6 - $9
Schedules at
metrolinktrains.com
Train from Riverside-Downtown station to Tustin station
Ave. Duration
1 h 6 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$8 - $12
Schedules at
metrolinktrains.com
Train from Riverside-Downtown station to L. A. Union Station station
Ave. Duration
1 h 25 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$10 - $14
Schedules at
metrolinktrains.com
Train from Riverside-Downtown station to Norwalk/ Santa Fe Springs station
Ave. Duration
1 h 6 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$8 - $12
Schedules at
metrolinktrains.com
Valley Metro Phoenix
Phone
(602) 253-5000
Email
csr@valleymetro.org
Website
valleymetro.org
Train from 44th St/Washington to Washington/Central Ave
Ave. Duration
15 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$2
Schedules at
valleymetro.org
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 San Bernardino, Ca to Phoenix, Az
Ave. Duration
6 h 10 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$35 - $85
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$35 - $55
Flexible
$65 - $85
EPLA Limo Express
Website
eplalimo.com
Bus from San Bernardino, CA to Phoenix, AZ
Ave. Duration
6 h
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$35 - $55
Schedules at
eplalimo.com

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Yes, the driving distance between Riverside to Phoenix is 324 miles. It takes approximately 5 h 4 min to drive from Riverside to Phoenix.

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American Airlines and Southwest Airlines offer flights from Ontario/San Bernardino Airport to Phoenix Airport.

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There are 876+ hotels available in Phoenix. Prices start at $59 USD per night.

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