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Denver to Phoenix bus - cost & duration
|Shortest Duration||20h 5m|
|Trips per day||2|
Frequently Asked Questions
Is it safe to travel by bus from Denver to Phoenix right now?
We stand behind CDC guidelines that caution passengers against non-essential travel during the coronavirus outbreak. That said, we recognize not everyone is in a position to completely abstain. Whether it’s for work, to take care of family or to get back home, some circumstances inevitably require travel. If you’re one of those individuals who still needs to book a trip, you can continue to do so on Wanderu.
Know that most bus companies are still running at this time, though some have limited service. Visit our COVID-19 travel guide for resources and daily updates on the coronavirus and COVID travel restrictions.
In order to keep vehicles as clean and sanitized as possible, bus companies are taking extra precautions for coronavirus. For details on what various companies are doing to ensure their fleet remains safe for travel, click here.
How much is a bus ticket from Denver to Phoenix?
Based on daily average prices in last 30 days, $126.67 was the low point for bus fares from Denver to Phoenix. Buses from Phoenix to Denver are similarly priced. Any tickets cheaper than $126.67 could be considered a great deal.
The best way to find cheap deals on bus tickets is by booking as early as possible, since most bus companies increase the price as the travel date approaches. You should book at least 2 days in advance. By doing so, you could save $13.00 on your ticket compared to booking at the last minute.
How long is the bus ride?
The bus usually takes around 23 hours and 23 minutes to cover the 586 miles (942 kilometers) from Denver, CO to Phoenix, AZ. However, the fastest bus only takes 20 hours and 5 minutes. The trip is definitely on the longer side, so plan to get comfortable on the bus. It's a good idea to bring water and snacks.
What is the busiest day of the week to travel by bus?
Thursday is usually the day of the week when buses are busiest. If you are planning to travel on a Thursday, you should make sure to book tickets well in advance as they may sell out.
On the other hand, Wednesday is typically the least busy day for bus travel on this route. If you're looking for some extra space on the bus, traveling mid-week is your best bet.
When do the earliest and latest buses leave Denver?
The first bus leaves at 11:00am and the last bus leaves at 11:00am. To see the times for all buses from Denver to Phoenix, enter your specific travel dates in the search bar.
How many buses are there each day?
There are usually only 2 buses per day from Denver to Phoenix. However, neither bus offers direct service, so you will have to get off your original vehicle to transfer buses during the trip.
Need more travel options? Consider taking the train from Denver to Phoenix; ticket prices start at $169.00.
What bus companies travel from Denver to Phoenix?
There is one bus company that operates from Denver to Phoenix. Greyhound is the one bus line that services this route. Although it's the sole option, there are a couple of different travel times to choose from each day.
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Where does the bus leave from in Denver?
Most buses depart from the main station in Denver, Colorado:
- Union Station
Where does the bus arrive in Phoenix?
Buses arrive in Phoenix at 3 stations, depending on which bus line you are traveling with. These are the main bus stations in Phoenix, Arizona:
- 44th St Transit Ctr
- Bus Terminal - 2115 E Buckeye Rd
- Glendale Bus Station
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