Travel Times From Tempe to Phoenix and Other Arizona Cities

Tempe Town Lake and Mill Avenue Bridge
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Tempe is a city in the East Valley, home of the main campus of Arizona State University. METRO Light Rail serves Mill Avenue District and A.S.U. The following chart represents the distance from Tempe, Arizona to the indicated city, and the time it takes to drive there.

The purpose of this chart is to give an estimation, not an exact time or distance. 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 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.

Find other cities from the Driving Times and Distances Index.

Travel Times and Distances From Tempe, Arizona

From Tempe, Arizona to ... Distance
(miles)
Time
(minutes)
Avondale 26 31
Buckeye 45 52
Carefree 33 43
Cave Creek 35 45
Chandler 18 26
Fountain Hills 22 33
Gila Bend 79 83
Gilbert 15 26
Glendale 20 31
Goodyear 29 34
Litchfield Park 30 38
Mesa 7 14
New River 42 46
Paradise Valley 9 20
Peoria 25 37
Phoenix 6 12
Queen Creek 30 44
Scottsdale 6 14
Sun City 36 41
Sun Lakes 22 29
Surprise 38 48
Tempe NA NA
Tolleson 23 30
Wickenburg 70 80
Apache Junction 28 35
Casa Grande 48 51
Florence 57 61
Maricopa 30 39
Superior 56 59
Bullhead City 237 243
Camp Verde 100 100
Cottonwood 114 118
Douglas 228 233
Flagstaff 154 147
Grand Canyon 238 232
Kingman 200 201
Lake Havasu City 211 215
Lake Powell 287 272
Nogales 173 162
Payson 83 83
Prescott 110 115
Sedona 127 131
Show Low 172 179
Sierra Vista 186 180
Tucson 117 115
Yuma 192 182
Disneyland, CA 366 336
Las Vegas, NV 301 304
Los Angeles, CA 381 350
Rocky Point, Mex* 220 260
San Diego, CA 366 344

*Passport or Passport Card required.
All mileage and time estimates were obtained from various online mapping services. Your time/distance may vary.

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