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

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Recommended option

Fly  •  5 h 11 min

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

$85 - $266

6 alternative options

Bus  •  33 h 27 min

  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  •  37 h 4 min

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

$125 - $317

Train, bus  •  42 h 10 min

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

$219 - $620

Train, bus via El Monte, Ca  •  43 h 7 min

  1. Take the train from Seattle King Street Station Amtrak to Los Angeles Union Station Amtrak Coast Starlight
  2. Take the bus from El Monte, Ca to Phoenix, Az 1454 / ...

$213 - $612

Train, bus via Tucson  •  2 days 1 h

  1. Take the train from Seattle King Street Station Amtrak to Los Angeles Union Station Amtrak
  2. Take the train from Los Angeles Union Station Amtrak to Tucson Amtrak
  3. Take the bus from Tucson to Greyhound Station, Phoenix

$292 - $784

Drive  •  25 h 2 min

  1. Drive from Seattle to Phoenix 1515.6 miles

$140 - $220

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Seattle to Phoenix is to fly which costs $85 - $270 and takes 5 h 11 min.

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The quickest way to get from Seattle to Phoenix is to fly which costs $85 - $270 and takes 5 h 11 min.

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

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It takes approximately 5 h 11 min to get from Seattle to Phoenix, including transfers.

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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 33 h 27 min.

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

Southwest Airlines, Delta and three other airlines fly from Seattle to Phoenix hourly. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Seattle to Phoenix via Los Angeles, Ca in around 33 h 27 min.

Airlines
Southwest Airlines
Website
southwest.com
Flights from Seattle to Phoenix
Ave. Duration
2 h 55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $650
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from Seattle to Phoenix
Ave. Duration
2 h 58 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$95 - $700
Alaska Airlines, Inc.
Website
alaskaair.com
Flights from Seattle to Phoenix
Ave. Duration
2 h 56 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $650
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Seattle to Phoenix
Ave. Duration
2 h 57 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $750
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 Seattle King Street Station Amtrak to Los Angeles Union Station Amtrak
Ave. Duration
35 h 15 min
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 Amtrak to Tucson Amtrak
Ave. Duration
9 h 28 min
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
$75 - $210
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$75 - $120
Flexi Coach Seat
$130 - $200
Business Coach Seat
$140 - $210
Room
$320 - $450
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
27 h 5 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$100 - $270
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$100 - $180
Flexible
$210 - $270
Bus from Los Angeles, Ca to Phoenix, Az
Ave. Duration
5 h 40 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$40 - $100
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$40 - $65
Flexible
$75 - $100
Bus from Seattle, Wa to Fresno, Ca
Ave. Duration
23 h 40 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$90 - $230
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$90 - $150
Flexible
$170 - $230
Bus from El Monte, Ca to Phoenix, Az
Ave. Duration
5 h 55 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$35 - $95
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$35 - $65
Flexible
$70 - $95
Tufesa
Phone
016444102444
Website
tufesa.com.mx
Bus from Fresno, CA to Phoenix, AZ
Ave. Duration
12 h
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$30 - $85
Schedules at
tufesa.com.mx
Book at
gotobus.com
Plus
$30 - $50
Platinum
$50 - $65
Ejecutivo
$55 - $85
Greyhound Mexico
Phone
01-800 890 6821
Website
greyhound.com.mx
Bus from Tucson to Greyhound Station, Phoenix
Ave. Duration
2 h 5 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$40 - $60
Schedules at
greyhound.com.mx

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