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Phoenix travel tips

1) Find some interesting literature at the Changing Hands Bookstore in Phoenix

Located at 300 W Camelback Road in Phoenix, the Changing Hands Bookstore has been an integral part of Phoenix's literary scene since 1974. Browse the stacks with great and valuable literature here. Locals usually praise the arts collection, like Frida Kahlo's albums.

2) Where can I drink wine in Phoenix?

Spend an amazing evening at the Postino Winecafé at 3939 E Campbell Avenue in Phoenix. Relax at the cozy patio and order some bruschetta (try the burrata with bacon, arugula and tomato). They have a wide range of great wines by the glass for $5 from 11:00 to 17:00.

3) Get into the Hole-in-the-Rock in Phoenix, a real natural wonder

Walking around Papago Park in Phoenix will lead you to the natural wonder, Hole-in-the-Rock. It is a low sandstone hill perforated with openings created by the flow of water over millions of years.The light at sunset and the views to downtown are worth climbing!

Travelers usually depart from San Diego International, San Diego, CA Bus Station, San Diego, CA - Old Town, San Diego, CA - Santa Fe, or San Diego, CA - La Jolla when they travel from San Diego to Phoenix. Book your trip to arrive at Phoenix Sky Harbor International, Phoenix–Mesa Gateway, Phoenix, AZ - Tufesa, Phoenix, AZ Greyhound Bus stop, or Phoenix Airport. The distance between San Diego and Phoenix is 489 km. The most popular airlines for this route are Allegiant Air, American Airlines, Frontier Airlines, Delta Air Lines, and United Airlines. San Diego and Phoenix have 320 direct flights per week.

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NameCarrier codeIATA CodePassport needed during bookingOnline check-in available
Allegiant AirAAYG4NoOpens 24 days before flight
Closes 1 hours before flight
American AirlinesAALAAYesNo
Frontier AirlinesFFTF9NoOpens 24 days before flight
Closes 1 hours before flight
Delta Air LinesDALDLYesOpens 24 days before flight
Closes 1 hours before flight
United AirlinesUALUAYesNo

Frequently asked questions

How long does it take to travel from San Diego to Phoenix?
A one-way nonstop (direct) flight between San Diego and Phoenix takes around 1.4 hours.
What is the flight distance between San Diego and Phoenix?
The flight distance between San Diego and Phoenix is 489 km.
What airlines offer nonstop (direct) flights between San Diego and Phoenix?
Several carriers operate flights between San Diego and Phoenix. Airlines offering nonstop (direct) flights include American Airlines, Frontier Airlines.
What are the most popular routes to and from San Diego?
Travelers frequently search for route combinations, such as San Diego and Las Vegas, Denver, Austin, Cincinnati, Philadelphia, New York, Atlanta, Washington, D.C., Raleigh, Chicago, Orlando, San Antonio, St. Louis, Charlotte, Minneapolis, Detroit, Cleveland, New Orleans, Dallas, San Francisco.
What are the most popular routes to and from Phoenix?
Travelers frequently search for route combinations, such as Phoenix and Chicago, Denver, Detroit, Washington, D.C., Atlanta, Las Vegas, Cleveland, Minneapolis, Los Angeles, Orlando, Houston, Portland, Milwaukee, Salt Lake City, Cincinnati, Philadelphia, Raleigh, New York, Seattle, Oakland.
Which airports are there in San Diego?
San Diego is mainly served by San Diego International. But there are other airports nearby, including McClellan–Palomar, Marine Corps Air Station Miramar.
What airports are near San Diego?
The main airport in San Diego is San Diego International. It is also served by Los Angeles International, Ontario International, Tijuana International, John Wayne, Hollywood Burbank, Mexicali International, Long Beach, Palm Springs International, Imperial County, Yuma International.
What airports are near Phoenix?
The main airport in Phoenix is Phoenix Sky Harbor International. It is also served by Tucson International, Flagstaff Pulliam, Show Low Regional, Ernest A. Love Field, Marana Regional Airport.
What buses and trains depart from San Diego?
A number of bus and train companies depart from San Diego, including Greyhound.
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