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There are 7 ways to get from Seattle to Phoenix by plane, bus, train or car

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Fly from Seattle  •  5h 2m

  1. Fly from Seattle (SEA) to Phoenix (PHX) SEA - PHX

$85 - $265

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Fly from Everett  •  6h 29m

  1. Fly from Everett (PAE) to Phoenix (PHX) PAE - PHX

$117 - $491

Bus  •  33h 33m

  1. Take the bus from Seattle, Wa to Los Angeles, Ca 1431 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Los Angeles, Ca to Phoenix, Az 1408 / ...

$148 - $369

Bus via Nw Tulare - Q St  •  38h 3m

  1. Take the bus from Seattle, Wa to Fresno, Ca 1443 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Fresno, CA to Phoenix, AZ

$175 - $352

Train, bus  •  42h 17m

  1. Take the train from Seattle King Street Station to Los Angeles Union Station Coast Starlight
  2. Take the bus from Los Angeles, Ca to Phoenix, Az 1408 / ...

$219 - $620

Train, Amtrak Thruway  •  46h 17m

  1. Take the train from Seattle King Street Station to Los Angeles Union Station
  2. Take the train from Los Angeles Union Station to Maricopa Amtrak Station
  3. Take the Amtrak Thruway from Maricopa Amtrak to Sky Harbor Airport

Drive  •  25h 2m

  1. Drive from Seattle to Phoenix 1515.6 miles

$140 - $220

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The cheapest way to get from Seattle to Phoenix is to fly which costs $85 - $270 and takes 5h 2m.

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The quickest way to get from Seattle to Phoenix is to fly which costs $85 - $270 and takes 5h 2m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Seattle to Phoenix. However, there are services departing from Seattle, Wa and arriving at Phoenix, Az via Los Angeles, Ca. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 33h 33m.

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The distance between Seattle and Phoenix is 1121 miles. The road distance is 1515.6 miles.

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The best way to get from Seattle to Phoenix without a car is to bus which takes 33h 33m and costs $140 - $370.

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It takes approximately 5h 2m to get from Seattle to Phoenix, including transfers.

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Seattle to Phoenix bus services, operated by Greyhound USA, depart from Seattle, Wa station.

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The best way to get from Seattle to Phoenix is to fly which takes 5h 2m and costs $85 - $270. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs $140 - $370 and takes 33h 33m.

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The quickest flight from Seattle Airport to Phoenix Airport is the direct flight which takes 2h 40m.

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

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Map of how to get from Seattle to Phoenix.
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  • Distance: 1121 miles
  • Duration: 5h 2m

What companies run services between Seattle, WA, USA and Phoenix, AZ, USA?

Southwest Airlines, Alaska Airlines, Inc. and two other airlines fly from Seattle to Phoenix hourly. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Seattle to Phoenix via Los Angeles, Ca in around 33h 33m.

Airlines
Southwest Airlines
Website
southwest.com
Flights from Seattle to Phoenix
Ave. Duration
2h 51m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $650
Alaska Airlines, Inc.
Website
alaskaair.com
Flights from Seattle to Phoenix
Ave. Duration
2h 48m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $650
Flights from Everett to Phoenix
Ave. Duration
2h 55m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $480
Flights from Everett to Phoenix via Santa Ana
Ave. Duration
6h 26m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $550
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from Seattle to Phoenix
Ave. Duration
2h 50m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$95 - $700
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Seattle to Phoenix
Ave. Duration
2h 52m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $750
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Everett to Phoenix via Denver
Ave. Duration
6h 35m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$140 - $650
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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Phone
+1 215-856-7924
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Seattle King Street Station to Los Angeles Union Station
Ave. Duration
35h 15m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$170 - $550
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$170 - $260
Flexi Coach Seat
$310 - $450
Business Coach Seat
$370 - $550
Room
$650 - $950
Train from Los Angeles Union Station to Maricopa Amtrak Station
Ave. Duration
7h 30m
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
$65 - $180
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$65 - $100
Flexi Coach Seat
$110 - $170
Business Coach Seat
$120 - $180
Room
$290 - $400
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 Seattle, Wa to Los Angeles, Ca
Ave. Duration
27h 5m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$100 - $270
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$100 - $180
Flexible
$210 - $270
Bus from Los Angeles, Ca to Phoenix, Az
Ave. Duration
5h 40m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$40 - $100
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$40 - $65
Flexible
$75 - $100
Bus from Seattle, Wa to Fresno, Ca
Ave. Duration
23h 40m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$90 - $230
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$90 - $150
Flexible
$170 - $230
Tufesa
Phone
7022546899
Email
serviciosvegas@hotmail.com
Website
tufesabus.com
Bus from Fresno, CA to Phoenix, AZ
Ave. Duration
13h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$80 - $120
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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 1h ahead of Seattle. It is currently 7:03 PM in Seattle and 8:03 PM in Phoenix.

Yes, the driving distance between Seattle to Phoenix is 1516 miles. It takes approximately 25h 2m to drive from Seattle to Phoenix.

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American Airlines, Delta, Alaska Airlines, Inc. and Southwest Airlines offer flights from Seattle Airport to Phoenix Airport.

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Book your Seattle 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 Seattle to Seattle Airport is to tram which takes 31m and costs $2 - $4.

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