Phoenix to BEN Travel Information

Cheapest Way Bus — $33
Fastest Way Train — 2h 54min
Eco-Friendly Way Bus — 23 lb CO2
Available Modes 3 modes — train, bus and by car
Distance 145 miles
Travel Companies Amtrak
$43 · 2h 54min · 32 lb of CO2
+1 more option
$36 · 4h 27min · 25 lb of CO2
Phoenix to Benson
+4 more options
$20 · 2h 45min · 32 lb of CO2
Phoenix to BEN

Drive from Phoenix to BEN

It's 146 miles between Phoenix to BEN. On a typical day, it might take between 2h 45min and 2h 53min from Phoenix to BEN under normal conditions. If traffic is heavy, it could take around 3h 1min and costs will only go up due to traffic and congestion to drive to BEN by car. In these situations, we would highly recommend public transit if available.

We estimate driving cost by using a 20 mpg fuel economy, fuel costing $2.70 per US gallon, the one-way cost of the drive, excluding tolls, may be about $19.

What is the best way to travel from Phoenix to BEN?

The are 6 different ways across 3 unique modes of transportation to help you travel from Phoenix to BEN. The fastest way out of Mesa towards Benson is by bus, as it is the quickest to the BEN area. This doesn't necessarily take into consideration traffic or weather - so these may impact some of your decision making. It's common to find tickets for as low as $33. Amtrak operates from Phoenix to BEN, so you book your trip with them! Book as soon as you can, as there may be limited availability.

When to book trip from Phoenix to BEN?

On your trip from Phoenix to BEN, it is best to book as soon as possible. It won't necessarily help reduce your price by a large amount, but will ensure that you have a spot on the bus or train.

Is the train or the bus better from Phoenix to BEN AZ?

It's possible to take either the train or the bus from Phoenix to BEN. There are quite a few things to consider for each. On a positive note, be glad you have the choice! Further, whenever you avoid driving - you don't have to worry about parking, focusing on the road. Additionally - you can focus on reading, work, or just relax.

While buses have recently gotten bad coverage because of cleanliness of bus stations or winter time accidents, they are can be very convenient for travel. The best part about traveling by bus to BEN is that it can be very cheap. That's because they usually have basic accomodations - WiFi and a restroom. Some of the Phoenix/BEN buses' coverage has been overstated. The real thing to consider when taking a bus from Phoenix is to consider the time of travel and the density of the cities that you're traveling to. If you are traveling by bus between Phoenix AZ and BEN during high traffic times, you can expect to have your trip altered significantly due to traffic. Further, if you are traveling during winter, the bus schedule might be thrown off due to inclimate winter weather. Be sure to plan accordingly!

The plus side of taking the train from Phoenix to BEN? The accomodations, scenery, and lack of BEN traffic can usually be on point. Moreover, you can usually expect your average concessions - such as food and drinks. Most trains have WiFi these days as well. The worst part about trains are the price. While the train to BEN is often cheaper than flying, they are generally more expensive than buses. Train prices are usually set and do not vary as much as bus prices or flights or so the likelihood of finding discounts is pretty rare.

What's the cheapest way from Phoenix to BEN?

The absolute cheapest way to travel from Phoenix to BEN is by bus. The bus costs $33 roughly and will take 4 hours 7 minutes.

How much does Amtrak cost from Phoenix to BEN?

Amtrak costs about $43 between Phoenix and BEN. In total, the train will take roughly 2 hours 54 minutes and there are no connections that you will have to make. We recommend catching the train at MRC Maricopa Amtrak, which is 28 miles from Phoenix. Further, once you arrive at BEN Benson Amtrak or you will still have 0 miles to BEN.

How long does it take from Phoenix to BEN by car?

The total distance between Phoenix and BEN is 146 miles and will take you about 2 hours 45 minutes. By car with an average gas consumption rate of 20 mpg or gas costs alone will run you $20.

Travel companies on this route

Amtrak Amtrak from Phoenix to BEN
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International Visitors215-856-7952
Group Travel Requests1-800-872-1477

Getting to BEN