Travel Times From Glendale to Phoenix and Other Arizona Cities

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Sahuaro Ranch Park Historic Area in Glendale, AZ
••• Judy Hedding

How far is Glendale? Glendale is a city in the West Valley, in the northwest part of the Greater Phoenix area. The following chart represents the distance from Glendale, Arizona to the indicated city, and the time it takes to drive there. While there are ​public transportation buses that go to Surprise, the METRO Light Rail system does not extend to Glendale.

Glendale is on of the largest cities in Arizona.

You'll find a variety of recreational activities in Glendale. Is is also known for the large sports and entertainment district located there, which includes University of Phoenix Stadium (Arizona Cardinals, Fiesta Bowl), Gila River Arena (Arizona Coyotes hockey and concerts) as well as a baseball facility (Spring Training). The dining and entertainment district (Westgate Entertainment District) hosts free events throughout the year.

The purpose of this chart is to give an estimation, not an exact time or distance. Obviously, I had to pick one point in each location in order to map it. For Glendale, I chose the downtown municipal complex which is around 59th and Glendale Avenues. You may be starting or ending at some other point, so please keep that in mind. Likewise, as far as the times from one point to another are concerned, people drive differently, during different times of the day and week, and road conditions and restrictions happen.

Speed limits vary from 55 mph to 75 mph on highways here. 

The times are just estimates. You'll find that the online mapping services that I used to create these numbers often indicate that you'll get there in roughly 'a mile per minute'. I don't usually find that to be true. If I am driving a combination of highways and city streets, I usually leave an hour for every 50 miles, and longer if it is a major event where I expect traffic or parking problems.

The first set of cities, shown as white in the table, are in Maricopa County. The second set of cities, shown in light gray in the table, are in Pinal County and are considered part of the Greater Phoenix area. The third set of cities, shown in darker gray, are major destinations elsewhere in the State of Arizona. The last set of places, in the darkest gray, are common driving destinations outside Arizona.

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Travel Times and Distances From Glendale, Arizona

From Glendale, Arizona to ...Distance
(miles)
Time
(minutes)
Avondale1424
Buckeye3345
Carefree3250
Cave Creek3044
Chandler3648
Fountain Hills3955
Gila Bend6775
Gilbert3447
GlendaleNANA
Goodyear1624
Litchfield Park1327
Mesa2738
New River2836
Paradise Valley1435
Peoria511
Phoenix1527
Queen Creek4867
Scottsdale2037
Sun City1019
Sun Lakes3650
Surprise1323
Tempe2031
Tolleson1120
Wickenburg4559
Apache Junction4456
Casa Grande6367
Florence7384
Maricopa4554
Superior7481
Bullhead City212216
Camp Verde8787
Cottonwood101106
Douglas243248
Flagstaff141145
Grand Canyon225219
Kingman175174
Lake Havasu City200205
Lake Powell275259
Nogales188177
Payson99104
Prescott97102
Sedona113118
Show Low188200
Sierra Vista200195
Tucson131130
Yuma180172
Disneyland, CA355326
Las Vegas, NV277277
Los Angeles, CA371339
Rocky Point, Mex*210250
San Diego, CA355333


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All mileage and time estimates were obtained from various online mapping services. Your time/distance may vary.