How far is Flagstaff from Phoenix? 144.5 miles if you're going from downtown Phoenix, AZ to downtown Flagstaff, AZ. However, the actually number of miles can vary significantly depending on where you are in Phoenix or Flagstaff. Phoenix has about a 32 mile radius including surround cities and Flagstaff has about a 5 mile radius. So the correct answer is actually 144.5 miles plus or minus 37 miles. This is why it can be very important to enter the actual pickup and drop off addresses.
Travel time from Phoenix to Flagstaff can also vary from 2 hours and 15 minutes plus or minus 40 minutes to an extra 30 minutes for rush hour. It is also possible for there to be an accident on the 17 freeway, which could result in an extra hour delay. Doesn't happen very often, but it can happen. For long trips it's a good idea to add extra time, so you don't miss your flight. We pick you up when you ask us to, so the pickup time is up to you.
The Greyhound and other companies that offer shared rides normally take about 4 hours to get to Flagstaff. It only takes us about 2 hours and 15 minutes to get there with us. Most of our rides are non-stop, and we offer door to door service. We can stop if you need to use the restroom or get something to drink. The cost to take a shuttle is about half the price of a taxi and very similar to Uber or Lyft pricing and fares. Uber and Lyft won't go that far.
Flagstaff has an Amtrak station. The Amtrak only goes east and west, not north and south. You can go to California or Vegas from the Flagstaff Amtrak station. If you want to go to the Grand Canyon by train, you have to get a ride to Williams, AZ. We can also take you all the way to the Grand Canyon, Williams or Flagstaff. Arizona Shuttle also goes to all three cities, but it takes a lot longer and they leave you at a bus stop.
With us you don't have to worry about paying for or arranging other transportation and we take you all the way to where you want to go. It's also a lot more convenient, faster and safer to go from Phoenix to Flagstaff.