Tours & Transportation

Tempe is located less than 10 minutes from Phoenix Sky Harbor International Airport and boasts the best freeway access in Arizona. Visitors can easily rent a car, take the Valley Metro Rail or utilize the Tempe public bus system. Valley Metro Rail provides a convenient link between Tempe, Downtown Phoenix and Downtown Mesa and offers an extension that connects directly to Phoenix Sky Harbor International Airport.

Tempe’s central location makes touring attractions around the state of Arizona as easy as pie. Tour operators, who are Arizona experts, can use Tempe as a home base while taking visitors on interesting and fun excursions throughout the state. Many of the tour companies will pick up guests from their Tempe hotel and then embark on adventures to places like the Grand Canyon, Sedona and the Apache Trail, or you can take a leisurely city tour showing the highlights of the Phoenix area. View the tour companies below and check out this video from Across Arizona Tours.

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Valley Metro light rail and bus
Valley Metro

Valley Metro provides bus, rail, paratransit and carpooling services to Maricopa County residents.  The system enhances regional mobility, generates economic activity and provides customers with a connection to life, including to work, school, shopping and special events. Travel with Valley Metro on Facebook, Twitter and Instagram: @valleymetro.


101 N. First Ave.
Ste. 1300, Phoenix, AZ 85003
Phone: (602) 322-4455

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Metro Light Rail in Tempe
Valley Metro Rail

Valley Metro Rail is a 26-mile system that connects the cities of Phoenix, Tempe and Mesa. The in-street system has 35 stations, 11 park-and-ride facilities and 50 trains. Trains operate 20 hours a day Sun.-Thurs. and nearly 24 hours on weekends. Trains stop at stations every 12 minutes during weekday peak hours and every 15-20 minutes on weekends. Fares are $2 for a single ride or $4 for an all-day pass. Travel with Valley Metro on Facebook, Twitter and Instagram: @valleymetro.


101 N. First Ave.
Ste. 1300, Phoenix, AZ 85003
Phone: (602) 253-5000

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VIP Taxi

VIP taxi is a local family owned and operated. Transportation service serving Metropolitan Phoenix and Tucson since 2007. We offer flat rates to Phoenix Sky Harbor International Airport and never have surge pricing!


2710 E. Washington St
Phoenix, AZ 85034
Phone: (602) 300-3000

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