There are 10 ways to get from Tempe to Los Angeles by train, plane, bus, tram, night bus or car

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Train, fly to Los Angeles  •  3 h 58 min

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

$93 - $250

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Bus Flixbus USA  •  7 h 25 min

  1. Take the bus from Tempe to LA Downtown FlixBus

$13 - $25

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Fly to Ontario/San Bernardino, bus  •  4 h 53 min

  1. Fly from Phoenix (PHX) to Ontario/San Bernardino (ONT) PHX - ONT
  2. Take the bus from Pomona Transit Center to Arcadia St and Alameda St

$90 - $209

Train, fly to Burbank  •  4 h 40 min

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

$92 - $259

Fly to Long Beach, tram  •  5 h 18 min

  1. Fly from Phoenix (PHX) to Long Beach (LGB) PHX - LGB
  2. Take the tram from Del Amo Station to 7th Street / Metro Center Station - Metro Blue & Expo Lines

$103 - $248

Train, fly to Santa Ana  •  6 h 5 min

  1. Take the train from McClintock/Apache Blvd to 44th St/Washington
  2. Fly from Phoenix (PHX) to Santa Ana (SNA) PHX - SNA
  3. Take the train from Anaheim Amtrak to Los Angeles Union Station Amtrak

$111 - $266

Bus EPLA Limo Express  •  8 h 35 min

  1. Take the bus from Phoenix, AZ to Los Angeles

$44 - $66

Bus Greyhound USA  •  8 h 38 min

  1. Take the bus from Phoenix, Az to Los Angeles, Ca 1351 / ...

$42 - $102

Night bus  •  7 h 49 min

  1. Take the night bus from Phoenix Airport to LA Downtown FlixBus

$15 - $26

Drive  •  6 h 6 min

  1. Drive from Tempe to Los Angeles 384.4 miles

$35 - $55

Questions & Answers

Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Tempe and arriving at LA Downtown. Services depart once daily, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 7 h 25 min.

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The distance between Tempe and Los Angeles is 369 miles. The road distance is 384.4 miles.

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The best way to get from Tempe to Los Angeles without a car is to bus which takes 7 h 25 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 3 h 58 min to get from Tempe to Los Angeles, including transfers.

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

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The quickest flight from Phoenix Airport to Los Angeles Airport is the direct flight which takes 1 h 25 min.

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Tempe to Los Angeles bus services, operated by Flixbus USA, arrive at LA Downtown station.

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Los Angeles is 1 h behind Tempe. It is currently 10:02 AM in Tempe and 10:02 AM in Los Angeles.

Yes, the driving distance between Tempe to Los Angeles is 384 miles. It takes approximately 6 h 6 min to drive from Tempe to Los Angeles.

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United Airlines, Delta, American Airlines and Southwest Airlines offer flights from Phoenix Airport to Los Angeles Airport.

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Map of how to get from Tempe to Los Angeles.
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  • Distance: 368.7 miles
  • Duration: 3 h 58 min

What companies run services between Tempe, AZ, USA and Los Angeles, CA, USA?

Flixbus USA operates a bus from Tempe to Los Angeles once daily. Tickets cost $13 - $25 and the journey takes 7 h 25 min.

Airlines
Southwest Airlines
Website
southwest.com
Flights from Phoenix to Los Angeles
Ave. Duration
1 h 28 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $480
Flights from Phoenix to Ontario/San Bernardino
Ave. Duration
1 h 8 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $550
Flights from Phoenix to Ontario/San Bernardino via Las Vegas
Ave. Duration
2 h 57 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$110 - $550
Flights from Phoenix to Burbank
Ave. Duration
1 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $500
Flights from Phoenix to Burbank via Las Vegas
Ave. Duration
3 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $500
Flights from Phoenix to Long Beach via Las Vegas
Ave. Duration
3 h 18 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$210 - $550
Flights from Phoenix to Santa Ana
Ave. Duration
1 h 14 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $490
Flights from Phoenix to Santa Ana via Las Vegas
Ave. Duration
3 h 7 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$180 - $490
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Phoenix to Los Angeles
Ave. Duration
1 h 40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $400
Flights from Phoenix to Ontario/San Bernardino
Ave. Duration
1 h 16 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$85 - $400
Flights from Phoenix to Burbank
Ave. Duration
1 h 29 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $430
Flights from Phoenix to Long Beach
Ave. Duration
1 h 18 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $440
Flights from Phoenix to Santa Ana
Ave. Duration
1 h 17 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $400
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from Phoenix to Los Angeles
Ave. Duration
1 h 29 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$95 - $440
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Phoenix to Los Angeles
Ave. Duration
1 h 36 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $440
Train operators
Valley Metro Phoenix
Phone
(602) 253-5000
Email
csr@valleymetro.org
Website
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
Metro Los Angeles
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 Anaheim Amtrak to Los Angeles Union Station Amtrak
Ave. Duration
45 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$22 - $40
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$22 - $35
Flexi Coach Seat
$35 - $55
Business Coach Seat
$28 - $40
Room
$130 - $180
Bus operators
Foothill Transit
Phone
+1 800-743-3463
Website
foothilltransit.org
Bus from Pomona Transit Center to Arcadia St and Alameda St
Ave. Duration
58 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$1 - $5
Schedules at
foothilltransit.org
Flixbus USA
Phone
(855) 626-8585
Website
flixbus.com
Bus from Tempe to LA Downtown
Ave. Duration
7 h 25 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$13 - $25
Schedules at
flixbus.com
Night bus from Phoenix Airport to LA Downtown
Ave. Duration
6 h 30 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$13 - $24
Schedules at
flixbus.com
EPLA Limo Express
Website
eplalimo.com
Bus from Phoenix, AZ to Los Angeles
Ave. Duration
6 h 45 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$40 - $60
Schedules at
eplalimo.com
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 Los Angeles, Ca
Ave. Duration
8 h
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$40 - $100
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$40 - $65
Flexible
$75 - $100

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