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There are 5 ways to get from Tempe to Sun City by tram, taxi, bus, car or towncar

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

Recommended option

Tram, taxi  •  1h 23m

  1. Take the tram from McClintock/Apache Blvd to Northern/19th Ave Rail
  2. Take a taxi from Northern/19th Ave to Sun City

$29 - $35

Cheapest option

Tram, line 122 bus, line 138 bus  •  2h 41m

  1. Take the tram from McClintock/Apache Blvd to 19th Ave/Dunlap
  2. Take the line 122 bus from 19th Av & Dunlap Av to 49th Av & Thunderbird Rd 122
  3. Take the line 138 bus from 49th Av & Thunderbird Rd to Thunderbird Bl & Forrester Dr 138

$4 - $6

3 alternative options

Taxi  •  36m

  1. Take a taxi from Tempe to Sun City 27.9 miles

$60 - $75

Drive  •  36m

  1. Drive from Tempe to Sun City 27.9 miles

$2 - $4

Uber  •  36m

  1. Take an Uber from Tempe to Sun City 27.9 miles

$32 - $36

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Tempe to Sun City is to drive which costs $2 - $4 and takes 36m.

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The quickest way to get from Tempe to Sun City is to taxi which costs $60 - $75 and takes 36m.

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The distance between Tempe and Sun City is 25 miles. The road distance is 27.9 miles.

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The best way to get from Tempe to Sun City without a car is to tram and taxi which takes 1h 23m and costs $29 - $35.

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It takes approximately 1h 23m to get from Tempe to Sun City, including transfers.

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Yes, the driving distance between Tempe to Sun City is 28 miles. It takes approximately 36m to drive from Tempe to Sun City.

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There are 358+ hotels available in Sun City. Prices start at $53 USD per night.

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  • Distance: 24.5 miles
  • Duration: 1h 23m

What companies run services between Tempe, AZ, USA and Sun City, AZ, USA?

There is no direct connection from Tempe to Sun City. However, you can take the tram to Northern/19th Ave then take the taxi to Sun City. Alternatively, you can take a vehicle from Tempe to Sun City via 19th Ave/Dunlap, 19th Av & Dunlap Av, and 49th Av & Thunderbird Rd in around 2h 41m.

Train operators
Valley Metro
Phone
(602) 253-5000
Email
csr@valleymetro.org
Website
valleymetro.org
Tram from McClintock/Apache Blvd to Northern/19th Ave
Ave. Duration
1h 6m
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$2
Website
Valley Metro
Tram from McClintock/Apache Blvd to 19th Ave/Dunlap
Ave. Duration
1h 9m
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$2
Website
Valley Metro
Bus operators
Valley Metro
Phone
(602) 253-5000
Email
csr@valleymetro.org
Website
valleymetro.org
Bus from 19th Av & Dunlap Av to 49th Av & Thunderbird Rd
Ave. Duration
24m
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$2 - $4
Website
Valley Metro
Bus from 49th Av & Thunderbird Rd to Thunderbird Bl & Forrester Dr
Ave. Duration
25m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$0
Website
Valley Metro
Other operators
Uber Phoenix
Website
uber.com
Towncar from Tempe to Sun City
Ave. Duration
36m
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
$32 - $36
Signup at
uber.com
Assist
$32 - $36
Español
$32 - $36
UberX
$32 - $36
WAV
$32 - $36
Comfort
$39 - $44
UberXL
$50 - $60
Select
$65 - $80
Black
$100 - $120
Black SUV
$130 - $160
Taxi from Northern/19th Ave to Sun City
Ave. Duration
17m
Estimated price
$27 - $33
Tru Cab
Phone
+1 480-300-5000
Sunrise Cab
Phone
+1 602-468-3618
Paul's Taxi
Phone
+1 602-222-2227
Website
paulstaxi.com

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