Getting to Tempe is Easy for Arizona Group Travel

Author: Michael Martin

Posted on: August 7, 2015
Last updated on: February 13th, 2019 at 4:31 pm


Tempe, Arizona is located just four miles from Phoenix Sky Harbor International Airport. It’s easy for meeting attendees to get to Tempe and this classic college town is full of activity year round. With all the meeting spaces, local eateries, full service and limited service hotels, and things to do, Tempe is an excellent choice for Arizona group travel. And Tempe’s location makes it easy for meeting planners who want to boost attendance at their next event, while minimizing transportation planning hassles, headaches and costs.

Is airlift important when planning your next meeting?

Phoenix has a lower domestic itinerary fare than the U.S. average, and flights from Phoenix Sky Harbor International Airport travel to 80 domestic locations and 20 international locations. PHX has nonstop flights from many major cities like Denver, San Francisco, Los Angeles, Miami, El Paso, Cleveland, Portland and many more. Check out the full list of all 80 nonstop flights. This makes it quite convenient and inexpensive to get to Tempe, even for an international group.

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Getting from the airport to Tempe is more convenient than ever!

At the airport, the PHX Sky Train runs 24 hours a day and connects people to or from Terminals 3 and 4 and the 44th Street and Washington light rail stop. Valley Metro Rail transports visitors between the airport, Tempe and Downtown Phoenix. Many of Tempe’s hotels offer complimentary airport transportation as well. It’s also very easy to rent a car at the Rental Car Center at the airport.

Throughout their stay, visitors can use a green alternative for transportation and take Valley Metro Rail, Tempe public buses and utilize Grid Bike share.

Looking for a convenient location for your next regional meeting?

If you are coming from the West or Southwest, driving is a great option to get to Tempe. Tempe has an excellent freeway system that is easy to utilize. Loop 101 and Loop 202 can get you around the valley in no time, while staying free of any toll charges.

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For more information about planning a meeting in Tempe, please contact the Tempe Tourism Group Sales team at 800-283-6734 or visit

Metro Light Rail in Tempe

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