There are 8 ways to get from Washington to Phoenix by plane, train, 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.

Recommended option

Fly from Reagan Washington  •  6 h 57 min

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

$155 - $805

7 alternative options

Fly from Washington Dulles  •  7 h 38 min

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

$201 - $762

Train to Baltimore, fly  •  7 h 1 min

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

$228 - $802

Train, bus  •  2 days 5 h

  1. Take the train from Washington Union Station Amtrak to Chicago Union Station Amtrak
  2. Take the train from Chicago Union Station Amtrak 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

Train, bus via Benson  •  3 days 4 h

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

$391 - $1,160

Drive  •  37 h 8 min

  1. Drive from Washington to Phoenix 2330.4 miles

$220 - $330

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Washington to Phoenix is to fly which costs $150 - $850 and takes 6 h 57 min.

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The quickest way to get from Washington to Phoenix is to fly which costs $150 - $850 and takes 6 h 57 min.

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

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It takes approximately 6 h 57 min to get from Washington to Phoenix, including transfers.

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

American Airlines, Southwest Airlines and three 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 St. Louis
Ave. Duration
6 h 33 min
When
Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$280 - $1,000
Flights from Reagan Washington to Phoenix via Nashville
Ave. Duration
6 h 17 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$280 - $1,000
Flights from Reagan Washington to Phoenix via Chicago Midway
Ave. Duration
6 h 41 min
When
Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$280 - $1,000
Flights from Reagan Washington to Phoenix via Kansas City
Ave. Duration
6 h 40 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$280 - $1,000
Flights from Washington Dulles to Phoenix via Denver
Ave. Duration
6 h 45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$360 - $900
Flights from Baltimore to Phoenix
Ave. Duration
4 h 47 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$230 - $850
Flights from Baltimore to Phoenix via Dallas
Ave. Duration
6 h 20 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$230 - $850
Flights from Baltimore to Phoenix via Chicago Midway
Ave. Duration
6 h 31 min
When
Every day
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 Albuquerque
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 25 min
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$230 - $850
Flights from Baltimore to Phoenix via St. Louis
Ave. Duration
6 h 25 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$230 - $850
Flights from Baltimore to Phoenix via San Antonio
Ave. Duration
6 h 40 min
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$230 - $850
Flights from Baltimore to Phoenix via Houston Hobby Apt
Ave. Duration
6 h 40 min
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$230 - $850
Flights from Baltimore to Phoenix via Denver
Ave. Duration
6 h 40 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$230 - $850
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Reagan Washington to Phoenix
Ave. Duration
4 h 57 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $950
Flights from Reagan Washington to Phoenix via Dallas/Ft.Worth
Ave. Duration
6 h 46 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $950
Flights from Reagan Washington to Phoenix via Charlotte
Ave. Duration
6 h 50 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$200 - $950
Flights from Washington Dulles to Phoenix via Charlotte
Ave. Duration
6 h 52 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$220 - $950
Flights from Washington Dulles to Phoenix via Dallas/Ft.Worth
Ave. Duration
6 h 52 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$220 - $950
Flights from Baltimore to Phoenix
Ave. Duration
5 h 4 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $1,000
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from Reagan Washington to Phoenix via Detroit
Ave. Duration
6 h 40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $1,000
Flights from Reagan Washington to Phoenix via Minneapolis
Ave. Duration
6 h 45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $1,000
Flights from Washington Dulles to Phoenix via Minneapolis
Ave. Duration
6 h 54 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$220 - $950
Flights from Washington Dulles to Phoenix via Detroit
Ave. Duration
6 h 58 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$220 - $950
Flights from Baltimore to Phoenix via Detroit
Ave. Duration
6 h 35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $1,200
Flights from Baltimore to Phoenix via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
6 h 37 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$190 - $1,200
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Washington Dulles to Phoenix
Ave. Duration
4 h 47 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$230 - $1,000
Flights from Washington Dulles to Phoenix via Denver
Ave. Duration
6 h 40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$230 - $1,000
Flights from Washington Dulles to Phoenix via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
6 h 57 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$230 - $1,000
Flights from Baltimore to Phoenix via Denver
Ave. Duration
6 h 38 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$240 - $1,100
Frontier Airlines
Website
flyfrontier.com
Flights from Reagan Washington to Phoenix via Denver
Ave. Duration
6 h 45 min
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
$240 - $1,100
Train operators
Amtrak Acela Express
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Contact Details
Phone
+1 1-800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Washington Union Station Amtrak to BWI Marshall Airport Amtrak
Ave. Duration
20 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$55 - $150
Website
amtrak.com
Business Seat
$55 - $140
First Class Seat
$120 - $150
Amtrak
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Contact Details
Phone
+1 1-800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Washington Union Station Amtrak to Chicago Union Station Amtrak
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 Amtrak to Flagstaff Amtrak
Ave. Duration
31 h 32 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
Train from Chicago Union Station Amtrak to Benson Amtrak
Ave. Duration
2 days 5 h
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$260 - $800
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$260 - $400
Flexi Coach Seat
$470 - $700
Business Coach Seat
$550 - $800
Room
$1,000 - $1,400
Bus operators
Greyhound USA
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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
Hourly
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
Hourly
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
Every 2 hours
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
Hourly
Estimated price
$170 - $430
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$170 - $280
Flexible
$330 - $430
Bus from Benson to Phoenix, Az
Ave. Duration
3 h 45 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$22 - $55
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$22 - $35
Flexible
$40 - $55

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