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

Select an option below to see step-by-step directions and to compare ticket prices and travel times in Rome2rio's travel planner.

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Tram, fly to Los Angeles  •  3h 56m

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

$87 - $242

Cheapest option

Bus Flixbus USA  •  7h 30m

  1. Take the bus from Tempe to LA Downtown FlixBus

$14 - $25

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Fly to Ontario/San Bernardino, bus  •  4h 57m

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

$90 - $209

Tram, fly to Burbank  •  4h 45m

  1. Take the tram 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  •  5h 17m

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

$101 - $246

Tram, fly to Santa Ana, train  •  6h 14m

  1. Take the tram 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 Regional Trans. Intermodal Ctr to Los Angeles Union Station

$111 - $266

Bus Greyhound USA  •  9h 23m

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

$42 - $102

Amtrak Thruway, train  •  10h 18m

  1. Take the Amtrak Thruway from Tempe, AZ to Maricopa Amtrak 8601
  2. Take the train from Maricopa Amtrak Station to Los Angeles Union Station Sunset Limited / ...

$65 - $180

Night bus  •  8h 4m

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

$15 - $27

Drive  •  6h 6m

  1. Drive from Tempe to Los Angeles 384.4 miles

$35 - $55

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The cheapest way to get from Tempe to Los Angeles is to bus which costs $14 - $25 and takes 7h 30m.

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The quickest way to get from Tempe to Los Angeles is to tram and fly which costs $85 - $250 and takes 3h 56m.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Tempe and arriving at LA Downtown. Services depart twice daily, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 7h 30m.

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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 7h 30m and costs $14 - $25.

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It takes approximately 3h 56m 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 1h 23m.

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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 1h behind Tempe. It is currently 10:02 AM in Tempe and 9:02 AM in Los Angeles.

Map of how to get from Tempe to Los Angeles.
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  • Distance: 368.7 miles
  • Duration: 3h 56m

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

Flixbus USA operates a bus from Tempe to Los Angeles twice daily. Tickets cost $14 - $25 and the journey takes 7h 30m.

Airlines
Southwest Airlines
Website
southwest.com
Flights from Phoenix to Los Angeles
Ave. Duration
1h 33m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $480
Flights from Phoenix to Ontario/San Bernardino
Ave. Duration
1h 14m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $550
Flights from Phoenix to Ontario/San Bernardino via Las Vegas
Ave. Duration
3h 7m
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$110 - $550
Flights from Phoenix to Burbank
Ave. Duration
1h 30m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $500
Flights from Phoenix to Burbank via Las Vegas
Ave. Duration
3h 10m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $500
Flights from Phoenix to Long Beach via Las Vegas
Ave. Duration
3h 18m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $550
Flights from Phoenix to Santa Ana
Ave. Duration
1h 20m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $490
Flights from Phoenix to Santa Ana via Las Vegas
Ave. Duration
3h 12m
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
1h 33m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $400
Flights from Phoenix to Ontario/San Bernardino
Ave. Duration
1h 18m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$85 - $400
Flights from Phoenix to Burbank
Ave. Duration
1h 35m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $430
Flights from Phoenix to Long Beach
Ave. Duration
1h 22m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $440
Flights from Phoenix to Santa Ana
Ave. Duration
1h 21m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $400
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from Phoenix to Los Angeles
Ave. Duration
1h 31m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$95 - $440
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Phoenix to Los Angeles
Ave. Duration
1h 41m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $440
Train operators
Valley Metro Phoenix
Phone
(602) 253-5000
Email
csr@valleymetro.org
Website
valleymetro.org
Tram from McClintock/Apache Blvd to 44th St/Washington
Ave. Duration
19m
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$2
Schedules at
valleymetro.org
Metro Los Angeles
Website
metro.net
Tram from Pacific Coast Hwy Station to 7th Street / Metro Center Station - Metro Blue & Expo Lines
Ave. Duration
48m
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$2
Schedules at
metro.net
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
+1 215-856-7924
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Anaheim Regional Trans. Intermodal Ctr to Los Angeles Union Station
Ave. Duration
49m
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
Train from Maricopa Amtrak Station to Los Angeles Union Station
Ave. Duration
8h 33m
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
Foothill Transit
Phone
+1 800-743-3463
Website
foothilltransit.org
Bus from Pomona Transit Center to 1st St and Broadway W
Ave. Duration
1h 3m
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
7h 30m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$14 - $25
Schedules at
flixbus.com
Night bus from Phoenix Airport to LA Downtown
Ave. Duration
6h 45m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$13 - $25
Schedules at
flixbus.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.

Rome2rio's guide to Greyhound USA
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
8h
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$40 - $100
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$40 - $65
Flexible
$75 - $100
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 Tempe, AZ to Maricopa Amtrak
Ave. Duration
45m
Frequency
3 times a week
Website
amtrak.com

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

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

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