Distance from Phoenix, Arizona to Tempe, Arizona

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The distance from Phoenix, Arizona to Tempe, Arizona is 15.6 miles by the driving route, 15.6 miles by the biking route, and 15.6 miles by the walking route. The straight line distance between Phoenix and Tempe is 15.6 miles (airplane route). The distances via different routes and the durations needed to travel from Phoenix to Tempe are summarized in Table 1. The estimated gasoline cost of driving from Phoenix to Tempe is summarized in Table 2.

Table 1. Travel Distance & Duration from Phoenix, AZ to Tempe, AZ

Travel RouteDistance (mi) Distance (km)Travel Time
driving Driving 15.6 mi 25.2 km
biking Bicycling 15.6 mi 25.2 km
walking Walking 15.6 mi 25.2 km
flying Airplane 15.6 mi 25.2 km 1.9 minutes
Note: Distances of driving, bicycling, and walking routes and travel durations are calculated using Google Maps services API. Airplane distance and travel time are calculated using straight line and flying speed of 500 miles per hour [reference].

Table 2. Gasoline Cost of Traveling from Phoenix to Tempe by Car

Fuel Economy Distance (driving) Fuel Cost
20 mpg15.6 miles$1.72
25 mpg15.6 miles$1.38
30 mpg15.6 miles$1.15
35 mpg15.6 miles$0.98
40 mpg15.6 miles$0.86
50 mpg15.6 miles$0.69
Note: Gasoline price used in the calculation is $2.20 per gallon.

Table 3. Distance from Phoenix, AZ to Nearby Cities

From Phoenix, AZ to Glendale, AZ 6.3 miles
From Phoenix, AZ to Paradise Valley, AZ 7.5 miles
From Phoenix, AZ to Sun City, AZ 11.5 miles
From Phoenix, AZ to El Mirage, AZ 13.7 miles
From Phoenix, AZ to Scottsdale, AZ 15.3 miles

Also see Distance from Phoenix to other countries; Distance from Phoenix to other world cities; Distance from Phoenix to nearby airports.