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Cheap train tickets from San Diego to Phoenix


Schedule & Pricing Info

How much are train tickets from San Diego to Phoenix?

Lowest Price£92.95
Fastest Train14h 40m
Trains Per Day7
Train Lines1
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Frequently Asked Questions

How do you find cheap train tickets from San Diego to Phoenix?

The most surefire way to find the lowest-priced train tickets from San Diego to Phoenix is to plan ahead and book your train travel earlier. In the past 30 days, the cheapest average price users have found for trains from San Diego to Phoenix was £105.72. Trying to save on a last-minute fare and have a bit of flexibility on what day to travel? Take a look at midweek schedules, as these tend to be less busy and are often cheaper than buying tickets to travel on Friday, or a weekend departure.

How long is the train ride from San Diego to Phoenix?

The distance between San Diego and Phoenix is approximately 298.96 miles, or 481.00 kilometers. The average travel time for a train between these two cities is around 17 hours and 16 minutes, although the absolute fastest you could get there is 14 hours and 40 minutes.

Looking for ways to pass the time? Most trains are equipped with Wi-Fi, which means you can stream music, browse social media or get some work done during your ride. That said, in case your train has a spotty signal, or is among the few without Wi-Fi, we also recommend downloading TV shows and movies to your mobile device in advance of your trip. That way the ride will fly by whatever the Wi-Fi situation.

What is the busiest day for trains from San Diego to Phoenix?

On Thursday trains from San Diego to Phoenix are the busiest. If you are looking for a great deal on your train tickets or to have extra room to stretch out, you might consider traveling on Sunday instead, as that tends to be the least traveled day of the week.

What train companies travel from San Diego to Phoenix?

Typically there are 7 schedules to compare for your trip to Phoenix. One train carrier operates regular service on the San Diego to Phoenix route. Amtrak offers the most scheduled departures between San Diego to Phoenix, usually offering 7.273 trips per day. On this route there are no direct schedules. This means that along your journey from San Diego to Phoenix, you will need to disembark from the first train and board a connecting train. Depending on the carrier's policy, you may be responsible for transferring your own checked luggage, but you will definitely need to bring your hand luggage.

Are you not set on traveling by train? Take a look at Coach tickets from San Diego to Phoenix, which start at £19.38.

One train company connects San Diego to Phoenix


Amtrak train tickets from San Diego to Phoenix start from £92.95, and on average cost £112.96. Daily there are 7.272727 Amtrak schedules to Phoenix. Amtrak in San Diego leaves from 1050 Kettner Blvd and one other station. And in Phoenix trains arrive at 2717 W Bell Rd and one other train station.

From San Diego to Phoenix train travel on Amtrak takes 17 hours and 17 minutes. If you are looking to get to Phoenix faster, Amtrak offers more express schedule options with a travel time of 14 hours and 40 minutes.

If you're considering a weeked trip, Amtrak offers 7.2 schedules for you to choose from. You can expect to pay £114.41 for a one-way train ticket to Phoenix.

Avg. Time
17h 17m
Avg. Price

Plan your next adventure

There are 2 train stations in San Diego with trains to Phoenix. For this route, the busiest departing train stations are:
  • 1050 Kettner Blvd
  • 4005 Taylor St
There are 2 different stations where trains from San Diego arrive in Phoenix. You can review and use the directions feature on Wanderu to see which station is closest to your final destination. These are the busiest arriving train stations in Phoenix:
  • Sky Harbor Apt, Terminal 4 Arrivals, Door 3
  • 2717 W Bell Rd

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