Three Amtrak routes travel through Arizona, the scenic Southwest Chief, Sunset Limited and Texas Eagle. Unless your starting station is on one of these routes, you’ll have to ride more than one Amtrak train in order to reach the state. Common transfer points are Chicago, Los Angeles and New Orleans.

Things to Know

  • The largest cities with stations are Flagstaff, Tuscon and Phoenix (Maricopa stop)
  • Amtrak provides bus service to downtown Phoenix and the airport from the Maricopa and Flagstaff Amtrak stations
  • Flagstaff Station is in very walkable area and is the closest stop to the Grand Canyon
  • Southwest Chief travels through most of Arizona at night

Arizona Amtrak Stations

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