There are 5 ways to get from Tempe to Flagstaff by bus, train, night bus, car or plane

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Bus  •  3 h 41 min

  1. Take the bus from Phoenix, Az to Flagstaff, Az 6362 / ...

$22 - $52

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Night bus  •  3 h 30 min

  1. Take the night bus from Tempe to Flagstaff FlixBus

$7 - $16

3 alternative options

Train, Amtrak Thruway  •  5 h 24 min

  1. Take the train from McClintock/Apache Blvd to 19th Ave/Dunlap METRO Light Rail
  2. Take the Amtrak Thruway from Phoenix, AZ to Flagstaff, AZ 8561

Drive  •  2 h 26 min

  1. Drive from Tempe to Flagstaff 156.2 miles

$15 - $23

Train, fly  •  2 h 37 min

  1. Take the train from McClintock/Apache Blvd to 44th St/Washington
  2. Fly from Phoenix (PHX) to Flagstaff (FLG) PHX - FLG

$155 - $319

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Yes, there is an overnight bus departing from Tempe and arriving at Flagstaff. This bus operates Monday, Tuesday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday. The journey takes approximately 3 h 30 min.

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The distance between Tempe and Flagstaff is 125 miles. The road distance is 156.2 miles.

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The best way to get from Tempe to Flagstaff without a car is to bus which takes 3 h 41 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 3 h 41 min to get from Tempe to Flagstaff, including transfers.

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Tempe to Flagstaff bus services, operated by Flixbus USA, depart from Tempe station.

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The quickest flight from Phoenix Airport to Flagstaff Airport is the direct flight which takes 42 min.

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Tempe to Flagstaff bus services, operated by Flixbus USA, arrive at Flagstaff station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Tempe to Flagstaff is 156 miles. It takes approximately 2 h 26 min to drive from Tempe to Flagstaff.

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American Airlines offers flights from Phoenix Airport to Flagstaff Airport.

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  • Distance: 124.8 miles
  • Duration: 3 h 41 min

What companies run services between Tempe, AZ, USA and Flagstaff, AZ, USA?

Greyhound USA operates a bus from Tempe to Flagstaff every 20 minutes. Tickets cost $20 - $50 and the journey takes 3 h.

Airlines
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Phoenix to Flagstaff
Ave. Duration
49 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $600
Train operators
Valley Metro Phoenix
Phone
(602) 253-5000
Email
csr@valleymetro.org
Website
valleymetro.org
Train from McClintock/Apache Blvd to 19th Ave/Dunlap
Ave. Duration
1 h 8 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$2
Schedules at
valleymetro.org
Train from McClintock/Apache Blvd to 44th St/Washington
Ave. Duration
19 min
Frequency
Every 20 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 Phoenix, Az to Flagstaff, Az
Ave. Duration
3 h
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$20 - $50
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$20 - $30
Flexible
$35 - $50
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
Bus from Phoenix, AZ to Flagstaff, AZ
Ave. Duration
2 h 50 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Website
amtrak.com
Flixbus USA
Phone
(855) 626-8585
Website
flixbus.com
Night bus from Tempe to Flagstaff
Ave. Duration
3 h 30 min
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
$7 - $16
Schedules at
flixbus.com

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