There are 4 ways to get from San Diego to Phoenix by plane, bus or car

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Fly  •  3 h 10 min

  1. Fly from San Diego (SAN) to Phoenix (PHX) SAN - PHX

$99 - $284

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Bus Greyhound USA  •  7 h 20 min

  1. Take the bus from San Diego, Ca to Phoenix, Az 6318

$35 - $95

2 alternative options

Bus Greyhound Mexico  •  8 h 2 min

  1. Take the bus from San Diego to Greyhound Station, Phoenix Tijuana Airport-Ciudad Juárez / ...

$58 - $85

Drive  •  5 h 48 min

  1. Drive from San Diego to Phoenix 356.6 miles

$35 - $55

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from San Diego, Ca and arriving at Phoenix, Az. Services depart hourly, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 7 h 20 min.

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The distance between San Diego and Phoenix is 301 miles. The road distance is 356.6 miles.

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The best way to get from San Diego to Phoenix without a car is to bus which takes 7 h 20 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 3 h 10 min to get from San Diego to Phoenix, including transfers.

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

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The best way to get from San Diego to Phoenix is to fly which takes 3 h 10 min and costs . Alternatively, you can bus, which costs and takes 7 h 20 min.

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

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

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Phoenix is 1 h ahead of San Diego. It is currently 11:06 AM in San Diego and 11:06 AM in Phoenix.

Yes, the driving distance between San Diego to Phoenix is 357 miles. It takes approximately 5 h 48 min to drive from San Diego to Phoenix.

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Map of how to get from San Diego to Phoenix.
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  • Distance: 300.6 miles
  • Duration: 3 h 10 min

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

Southwest Airlines and American Airlines fly from San Diego to Phoenix hourly. Alternatively, Greyhound USA operates a bus from San Diego to Phoenix hourly. Tickets cost $35 - $95 and the journey takes 7 h 20 min.

Airlines
Southwest Airlines
Website
southwest.com
Flights from San Diego to Phoenix
Ave. Duration
1 h 12 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $550
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from San Diego to Phoenix
Ave. Duration
1 h 22 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $600
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 Diego, Ca to Phoenix, Az
Ave. Duration
7 h 20 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$35 - $95
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$35 - $65
Flexible
$70 - $95
Greyhound Mexico
Phone
01-800 890 6821
Website
greyhound.com.mx
Bus from San Diego to Greyhound Station, Phoenix
Ave. Duration
7 h 35 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$55 - $85
Schedules at
greyhound.com.mx

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American Airlines and Southwest Airlines offer flights from San Diego Airport to Phoenix Airport.

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Book your San Diego to Phoenix bus tickets online with Greyhound.

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There are 829+ hotels available in Phoenix. Prices start at $59 USD per night.

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The best way to get from San Diego to San Diego Airport is to line 992 bus which takes 9 min and costs .

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