There are 8 ways to get from Washington to Phoenix by plane, train, bus or car

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Fly from Reagan Washington  •  7 h 6 min

  1. Fly from Reagan Washington (DCA) to Phoenix (PHX) DCA - PHX

$155 - $805

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Fly from Washington Dulles  •  7 h 41 min

  1. Fly from Washington Dulles (IAD) to Phoenix (PHX) IAD - PHX

$201 - $762

Train to Baltimore, fly  •  7 h 16 min

  1. Take the train from Washington Union Station to BWI Airport Amtrak
  2. Fly from Baltimore (BWI) to Phoenix (PHX) BWI - PHX

$228 - $802

Train to Philadelphia, fly  •  9 h 12 min

  1. Take the train from Washington Union Station to Philadelphia 30th Street Station
  2. Fly from Philadelphia (PHL) to Phoenix (PHX) PHL - PHX

$293 - $745

Train, bus  •  2 days 5 h

  1. Take the train from Washington Union Station to Chicago Union Station
  2. Take the train from Chicago Union Station to Flagstaff Amtrak
  3. Take the bus from Flagstaff, Az to Phoenix, Az

$339 - $1,005

Bus  •  2 days 8 h

  1. Take the bus from Washington, Dc to Harrisburg, Pa
  2. Take the bus from Harrisburg, Pa to St Louis, Mo
  3. Take the bus from St Louis, Mo to Phoenix, Az

$237 - $609

Bus via Chicago, Il  •  2 days 10 h

  1. Take the bus from Washington, Dc to Chicago, Il 1607 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Chicago, Il to Phoenix, Az 1351 / ...

$245 - $615

Drive  •  37 h 8 min

  1. Drive from Washington to Phoenix 2330.4 miles

$220 - $330

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No, there is no direct bus from Washington to Phoenix. However, there are services departing from Washington, Dc and arriving at Phoenix, Az via Harrisburg, Pa and St Louis, Mo. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 2 days 8 h.

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The distance between Washington and Phoenix is 1989 miles. The road distance is 2330.4 miles.

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The best way to get from Washington to Phoenix without a car is to train and bus which takes 2 days 5 h and costs .

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It takes approximately 7 h 6 min to get from Washington to Phoenix, including transfers.

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Washington to Phoenix bus services, operated by Greyhound USA, depart from Washington, Dc station.

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The best way to get from Washington to Phoenix is to fly which takes 7 h 6 min and costs . Alternatively, you can bus, which costs and takes 2 days 8 h.

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The quickest flight from Reagan Washington Airport to Phoenix Airport is the direct flight which takes 5 h.

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Washington to Phoenix bus services, operated by Greyhound USA, arrive at Phoenix, Az station.

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Phoenix is 2 h behind Washington. It is currently 11:44 PM in Washington and 8:44 PM in Phoenix.

Yes, the driving distance between Washington to Phoenix is 2330 miles. It takes approximately 37 h 8 min to drive from Washington to Phoenix.

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  • Distance: 1989.2 miles
  • Duration: 7 h 6 min

What companies run services between Washington, DC, USA and Phoenix, AZ, USA?

American Airlines, Southwest Airlines and two other airlines fly from Washington to Phoenix hourly. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Washington to Phoenix via Harrisburg, Pa and St Louis, Mo in around 2 days 8 h.

Airlines
Southwest Airlines
Website
southwest.com
Flights from Reagan Washington to Phoenix via Chicago Midway
Ave. Duration
6 h 37 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$280 - $1,000
Flights from Reagan Washington to Phoenix via Dallas
Ave. Duration
6 h 35 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$280 - $1,000
Flights from Reagan Washington to Phoenix via Houston Hobby Apt
Ave. Duration
7 h
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$280 - $1,000
Flights from Washington Dulles to Phoenix via Denver
Ave. Duration
6 h 47 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$360 - $900
Flights from Washington Dulles to Phoenix via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
6 h 50 min
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$360 - $900
Flights from Baltimore to Phoenix
Ave. Duration
4 h 57 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$230 - $850
Flights from Baltimore to Phoenix via Oklahoma City
Ave. Duration
6 h 20 min
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$230 - $850
Flights from Baltimore to Phoenix via Nashville
Ave. Duration
6 h 25 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$230 - $850
Flights from Baltimore to Phoenix via Louisville
Ave. Duration
6 h 25 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$230 - $850
Flights from Baltimore to Phoenix via Columbus
Ave. Duration
6 h 25 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$230 - $850
Flights from Baltimore to Phoenix via Indianapolis
Ave. Duration
6 h 40 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$230 - $850
Flights from Baltimore to Phoenix via Buffalo
Ave. Duration
6 h 45 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$230 - $850
Flights from Baltimore to Phoenix via New Orleans
Ave. Duration
6 h 50 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$230 - $850
Flights from Baltimore to Phoenix via Cleveland
Ave. Duration
6 h 50 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$230 - $850
Flights from Baltimore to Phoenix via Chicago Midway
Ave. Duration
6 h 50 min
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$230 - $850
Flights from Baltimore to Phoenix via Pittsburgh
Ave. Duration
6 h 50 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$230 - $850
Flights from Philadelphia to Phoenix
Ave. Duration
5 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$300 - $1,100
Flights from Philadelphia to Phoenix via St. Louis
Ave. Duration
6 h 30 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$300 - $1,100
Flights from Philadelphia to Phoenix via Chicago Midway
Ave. Duration
6 h 55 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$300 - $1,100
Flights from Philadelphia to Phoenix via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
7 h 5 min
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$300 - $1,100
Flights from Philadelphia to Phoenix via Denver
Ave. Duration
7 h 5 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$300 - $1,100
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Reagan Washington to Phoenix
Ave. Duration
5 h 2 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $950
Flights from Reagan Washington to Phoenix via Dallas/Ft.Worth
Ave. Duration
6 h 49 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $950
Flights from Reagan Washington to Phoenix via Charlotte
Ave. Duration
6 h 56 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$200 - $950
Flights from Reagan Washington to Phoenix via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
7 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $950
Flights from Washington Dulles to Phoenix via Dallas/Ft.Worth
Ave. Duration
6 h 54 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$220 - $950
Flights from Baltimore to Phoenix
Ave. Duration
5 h 3 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $1,000
Flights from Baltimore to Phoenix via Dallas/Ft.Worth
Ave. Duration
6 h 50 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$170 - $1,000
Flights from Philadelphia to Phoenix
Ave. Duration
5 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $950
Flights from Philadelphia to Phoenix via Indianapolis
Ave. Duration
6 h 44 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $950
Flights from Philadelphia to Phoenix via Columbus
Ave. Duration
6 h 53 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $950
Flights from Philadelphia to Phoenix via Charlotte
Ave. Duration
7 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $950
Flights from Philadelphia to Phoenix via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
7 h 1 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $950
Flights from Philadelphia to Phoenix via Milwaukee
Ave. Duration
7 h 4 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $950
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Reagan Washington to Phoenix via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
6 h 50 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$230 - $1,000
Flights from Reagan Washington to Phoenix via Houston
Ave. Duration
7 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$230 - $1,000
Flights from Reagan Washington to Phoenix via Denver
Ave. Duration
7 h 2 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$230 - $1,000
Flights from Washington Dulles to Phoenix
Ave. Duration
4 h 50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$230 - $1,000
Flights from Washington Dulles to Phoenix via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
6 h 50 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday and Friday
Estimated price
$230 - $1,000
Flights from Washington Dulles to Phoenix via Denver
Ave. Duration
6 h 55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$230 - $1,000
Flights from Baltimore to Phoenix via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
6 h 43 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$240 - $1,100
Flights from Baltimore to Phoenix via Denver
Ave. Duration
6 h 49 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$240 - $1,100
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from Reagan Washington to Phoenix via Detroit
Ave. Duration
6 h 49 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$180 - $1,000
Flights from Reagan Washington to Phoenix via Minneapolis
Ave. Duration
7 h 3 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$180 - $1,000
Flights from Washington Dulles to Phoenix via Detroit
Ave. Duration
6 h 54 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$220 - $950
Flights from Baltimore to Phoenix via Detroit
Ave. Duration
6 h 47 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$190 - $1,200
Flights from Baltimore to Phoenix via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
6 h 47 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$190 - $1,200
Train operators
Amtrak Acela Express

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 Washington Union Station to BWI Airport Amtrak
Ave. Duration
21 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$55 - $150
Website
amtrak.com
Business Seat
$55 - $140
First Class Seat
$120 - $150
Train from Washington Union Station to Philadelphia 30th Street Station
Ave. Duration
1 h 34 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$90 - $250
Website
amtrak.com
Business Seat
$90 - $200
First Class Seat
$170 - $250
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 Washington Union Station to Chicago Union Station
Ave. Duration
17 h 40 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$100 - $310
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$100 - $160
Flexi Coach Seat
$190 - $280
Business Coach Seat
$220 - $310
Room
$440 - $600
Train from Chicago Union Station to Flagstaff Amtrak
Ave. Duration
31 h 42 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$210 - $650
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$210 - $310
Flexi Coach Seat
$370 - $550
Business Coach Seat
$450 - $650
Room
$800 - $1,100
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 Flagstaff, Az to Phoenix, Az
Ave. Duration
2 h 35 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$20 - $50
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$20 - $30
Flexible
$35 - $50
Bus from Washington, Dc to Harrisburg, Pa
Ave. Duration
3 h 10 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$17 - $40
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$17 - $26
Flexible
$30 - $40
Bus from Harrisburg, Pa to St Louis, Mo
Ave. Duration
19 h 10 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$80 - $200
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$80 - $130
Flexible
$150 - $200
Bus from St Louis, Mo to Phoenix, Az
Ave. Duration
33 h 5 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$140 - $370
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$140 - $240
Flexible
$280 - $370
Bus from Washington, Dc to Chicago, Il
Ave. Duration
18 h 50 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$75 - $190
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$75 - $120
Flexible
$140 - $190
Bus from Chicago, Il to Phoenix, Az
Ave. Duration
38 h 55 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$170 - $430
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$170 - $280
Flexible
$330 - $430

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Delta, United Airlines, Southwest Airlines and American Airlines offer flights from Reagan Washington Airport to Phoenix Airport.

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Book your Washington to Phoenix bus tickets online with Greyhound, Greyhound and Greyhound.

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There are 829+ hotels available in Phoenix. Prices start at $59 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Washington to Reagan Washington Airport is to subway which takes 15 min and costs .

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