Transportation information for Phoenix, Metro Southeast
Sky Harbor International Airport
Phoenix Sky Harbor International Airport
is served by 23 airlines which provide nonstop service from Phoenix to 89 cites
in the United States and 17 cities in Canada, Mexico and Europe. The airport is
3 miles (5km) southeast of downtown and connects with downtown by two Valley Metro
bus lines, shuttle services and taxis. All the major car rental agencies have
airport offices, plus many have offices in other parts of the valley or they will
deliver a car to your door.
Note: As with most
modern western cities, a car is essential.
The southwest is served by a fairly extensive network of Amtrak trains. The
Amtrak station is south of downtown
Greyhound Buse Terminal is 3 miles
(5km) southeast of downtown, near Sky Harbor International Airport.
RAPID Transit (Bus): RAPID has been in service for short time. It's
a commuter service to and from downtown Phoenix that operates Monday through Friday,
mornings and afternoons.
The downtown area shuttle has a limited service route, however if you are interested
in the downtown area, it is a great service. Make sure you check the day and night