Travel to Arizona

Flying to Arizona

Phoenix Sky Harbor International Airport serves as the sixth-largest hub for American Airlines with 299 daily departures to nearly 90 destinations in 4 countries. Major national carriers, including Delta, Alaska Airlines, American Eagle, Southwest and United, also operate out of Arizona. Flights to Arizona from the UK are offered by airlines including British Airways and US Airways.

Major airports are: Phoenix Sky Harbor International Airport and Tucson International Airport.

Flight times:

To Phoenix from Los Angeles is 1 hour 25 minutes, from Miami is 4 hours 10 minutes and from New York is 4 hours 30 minutes.

Departure tax:


Airport guides

Airport Code: PHX. Location: Phoenix Sky Harbor International Airport is located in the centre of Phoenix. Money: ATMs are located in each terminal. Bureau de change services are offered in Terminal 4. Read more

Airport Code: TUS. Location: Tucson International Airport is situated 16km (10 miles) south of downtown Tucson. Money: ATMs are located in the check-in area. Read more

Travel by rail

Amtrak (tel: +1 800 872 7245; trains run from downtown Tucson, on the 'Sunset Limited' and 'Texas Eagle' line between Los Angeles and New Orleans. There is no rail link between Tucson and Phoenix, although an Amtrak Thruway bus service connects the cities. There is a service from Flagstaff on the 'Southwest Chief' line between Los Angeles and Chicago. First-class sleeping cars can be reserved for an additional fee.

Rail passes:

USA Rail Pass: Available for 15 or 30 days unlimited travel within three different regions or across the entire USA for international visitors only.

Getting to Arizona by boat

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