Cheap San Diego to Phoenix  train tickets

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How much are San Diego to Phoenix train tickets?

Lowest Price$111.10
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How to 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 $135.79. If your travel date is still a number of days out, by booking your trip 14 days before you plan to travel, you could save an average of $9.00 compared to a typical last-minute fare. 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 journey from San Diego to Phoenix ? How far is San Diego to Phoenix ?

The distance between San Diego to Phoenix is 298.96 miles or 481.00 km. A train trip from San Diego to Phoenix typically takes 18 hours, If you are looking to get to Phoenix faster, the fastest advertised duration is offered by Amtrak. The fastest train trip covers the distance in 14 hours and 40 minutes to get from San Diego to Phoenix.

Going from San Diego to Phoenix by train takes over 18 hours to reach your destination. For a lengthy train journey we recommend you pack a great book, or download a few movies to have them available offline just in case you are outside of a service coverage area. Don't forget to bring some water and a battery pack to keep all of your electronics charged.

On Saturday 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 Thursday instead, as that tends to be the least traveled day of the week.

Amtrak has the most connections between San Diego to Phoenix

Typically there are 11 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 11 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 Bus tickets from San Diego to Phoenix, which start at $36.00.

One train carrier connects San Diego to Phoenix

Amtrak

Amtrak train tickets from San Diego to Phoenix start from $111.10, and on average cost $141.56. Daily there are 11 Amtrak schedules to Phoenix. Amtrak in San Diego leaves from 1050 Kettner Blvd and one other station. And in Phoenix trains arrive at City-to-City Transport Desk - 3400 E Sky Harbor Blvd and one other train station.

From San Diego to Phoenix train travel on Amtrak takes 17 hours and 56 minutes. If you are looking to get to Phoenix faster, Amtrak offers more express schedule options with a travel time of 15 hours and 0 minutes.

If you're considering a weeked trip, Amtrak offers 11 schedules for you to choose from. You can expect to pay $140.36 for a one-way train ticket to Phoenix.

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Avg. Time
17h 56m
Avg. Price
$141.56

Plan your next adventure:

There are 2 different stations that serve train trips to Phoenix that you can compare to see what best fits your travel plans.. The busiest departure station in San Diego serving this route is 1050 Kettner Blvd, 4005 Taylor St.
  • 1050 Kettner Blvd
  • 4005 Taylor St
There are 2 different stations where trains arrive to in Phoenix. You can review and use the directions feature on Wanderu to see which station is closest to your final destination., The busiest departure station in San Diego serving this route is 9617 North Metro Pkwy W, City-to-City Transport Desk - 3400 E Sky Harbor Blvd.
  • 9617 North Metro Pkwy W
  • City-to-City Transport Desk - 3400 E Sky Harbor Blvd