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Trip Summary

How much are train tickets from Phoenix to Denver?

Lowest Price$168.00
Fastest Train21h 35m
Trains Per Day2
Train Lines1

Frequently Asked Questions

Is it safe to travel by train from Phoenix to Denver during the COVID-19 pandemic?

Our train partners have implemented several different policies to keep you safe during the COVID-19 pandemic. From limiting vehicle capacity to enhancing cleaning protocols and upgrading air filters, train carriers are committed to maintaining a safe environment. For details on what each company is doing to ensure their fleet remains safe for travel, click here.

In addition, federal law requires all train passengers to wear a face covering for the entire duration of the trip. Please make sure you are wearing a face mask or you may not be allowed to board the train.

Please visit our COVID-19 Travel Guide for more information on all carrier policies and the latest travel advisories issued by every U.S. state, Canadian province, and European country.

Can you take a train all the way from Phoenix to Denver?

While the train is the main method of transportation from Phoenix to Denver, it will only take you part of the way there. Please note that part of your trip will be on a different vehicle, most commonly a bus or express shuttle.

What is the price of a train ticket from Phoenix to Denver?

In the last month, $168.00 was the average price of a train ticket from Phoenix, AZ to Denver, CO. Tickets are generally somewhat expensive for this particular train route, which is to be expected given the long distance. You are more likely to find a ticket at this price or lower if you book online in advance of your travel date.

How long is the train journey from Phoenix to Denver?

The distance between Phoenix and Denver is approximately 586 miles, or 942 kilometers. The average train journey between these two cities takes 21 hours and 40 minutes, although the absolute fastest you could get there is 21 hours and 35 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.

When are trains the most crowded?

Trains from Phoenix to Denver are the most crowded on Friday. Tickets also tend to be more expensive then. If you are looking for a great deal on your train tickets or just want extra room to stretch out, consider traveling on Friday instead, as it tends to be the least crowded day of the week.

When are the first and last trains of the day?

The earliest train departs Phoenix at 12:00am while the last train of the day leaves at 12:00am. To see all scheduled departure times, use the search function on this page to get the full schedule for your specific travel dates.

Is there a direct train from Phoenix to Denver?

Trains leave the station in Phoenix twice a day, so there are a couple of options depending on your preferred travel time. However, there are no direct trains. This means that you will need to disembark from your original train and board a connecting train at some point during your journey. You will need to remember to bring your carry-on luggage with you when you change trains. Depending on the carrier's policy, you may also be responsible for transferring your own checked baggage.

You can also take a train for your return trip from Denver to Phoenix. If you're not not set on traveling by train, you could always take the bus from Phoenix to Denver for $88.00.

Which train should you take from Phoenix to Denver?

Amtrak is the one and only train line which connects Phoenix, Arizona to Denver, Colorado. The schedule is relatively limited as the train only runs twice a day.

TrainDaily TripsAvg. TimeAvg. Price
Amtrak221h 40m$168.00

Amtrak train tickets from Phoenix to Denver start from $168, and on average cost $168. Daily there are 2 Amtrak schedules to Denver. Amtrak in Phoenix leaves from Sky Harbor Apt, Terminal 4 Arrivals, Door 3, And in Denver trains arrive at Union Station and one other train station. From Phoenix to Denver train travel on Amtrak takes 21 hours and 40 minutes. If you are looking to get to Denver faster, Amtrak offers more express schedule options with a travel time of 21 hours and 35 minutes.

Where is the train station in Phoenix?

There is one train station in Phoenix:

  • Sky Harbor Apt, Terminal 4 Arrivals, Door 3

Where is the train station in Denver?

Denver receives travelers from Phoenix at its two active train stations:

  • Bus Terminal - 1055 19th St
  • Union Station

Price trends for trains from Phoenix to Denver

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