The flight time from Phoenix to St. Louis is 2 hours, 45 minutes. See Data as Tables

Average Timeline

Leaves PHX Phoenix, AZ on time.
12 minutes taxiing out
2 hours, 27 minutes in the air
4 minutes taxiing in
Arrives STL St. Louis, MO 5 minutes early.

Flight Reliability By Airline ?

Southwest
87%
American
87%
Cancelled
Delayed*
Normal

Flight Summary

The flight time from Phoenix to St. Louis is 2 hours, 45 minutes. The time spent in the air is 2 hours, 27 minutes.

The flight distance from Phoenix to St. Louis is 1262 Miles.

Reverse Journey

St. Louis to Phoenix
3 hours, 17 minutes

Flight Time By Airline ?

Southwest
2h 41m
American
2h 52m
Taxiing Out
Air Time
Taxiing In

Flight Time by Time of Day ?

12AM06AM12PM06PM1h2h
Taxiing Out
Air Time
Taxiing In

Flights By Time of Day ?
(Average)

12AM06AM12PM06PM0.00.20.40.60.81.0

Flights Per Week

36

Distance

1262 Miles

Flights By Month ?

JFMAMJJASOND050100150

Flights By Day of Week ?
(Average)

MonTueWedThuFriSatSun0246

Flights By Airline ?
(Per Week)

Southwest
22
American
13

Frequently Asked Questions

How far is Phoenix from St. Louis by plane?

The distance from Phoenix to St. Louis by plane is 1262 Miles. This is the air distance on the most direct route taken by the vast majority of flights.

How long is the flight from Phoenix to St. Louis?

The flight time from Phoenix to St. Louis is 2 hours, 45 minutes. The time spent in the air is 2 hours, 27 minutes. These numbers are averages. In reality, it varies by airline with Southwest being the fastest taking 2 hours, 41 minutes, and American the slowest taking 2 hours, 52 minutes.

What airlines fly from Phoenix to St. Louis?

Southwest and American are the airlines with direct flights from Phoenix to St. Louis.

Does Southwest fly from Phoenix to St. Louis?

Yes! Southwest does fly from Phoenix (PHX) to St. Louis (STL). On average, they have 22 flights per week on this route. This may vary seasonally, please check the chart above for more details.

Tables and Explanations

Data Source

Our information is computed from the latest available data from the US Department of Transportation.

Average Timeline Timeline Chart

The average timeline contains the median time a flight spends in 3 stages. The first of these three stages is taxiing out which includes the time from the flight leaving the gate to taking off. The second stage is in the air, which includes the time spent from the flight leaving the ground to touching back down at the end of it's journey. The last stage is taxiing in, which is from when the flight touches down to the flight arriving at it's gate.

The average timeline also estimates on average of when the flight will leave and arrive relative to it's stated departure time.

Leaves Phoenix on time
Taxi Out Time 12 minutes
In the Air 147 minutes
Taxiing In 4 minutes
Arrives St. Louis 5 minutes early

Flight Reliability Reliability Chart

The reliability of an airline measures how often the airline's flights on this route are cancelled or delayed more than 20 minutes. For example, from Phoenix to St. Louis, Southwest is 87% reliable, which means that Southwest flights are on time 87% of the time, and cancelled or delayed the remaining time.

Airline Normal Flights Arrival Delayed* Flight Cancelled
Southwest 87% 11% 2%
American 87% 12% 1%

Flight Time By Airline Flight Time By Airline Chart

Each airline takes a different amount of time to fly between Phoenix and St. Louis, this is due to different operational factors on the ground, as well as scheduling of planes. Each airline's flight time is split into three stages which are described above in the "Average Timeline" section. There are also miscellaneous operational issues which are included in the below total but are not accounted for in one of the three stages.

Airline Taxiing Out
(minutes)
In the Air
(minutes)
Taxiing In
(minutes)
Total
(minutes)
Southwest 10 147 4 161
American 16 149 6 172

Flights By Time of Day Flight Time By Day Chart

This one is pretty self explanatory, it represents the number of flights that leave the gate in a given hour of the day. The tricky thing here is that this is normally not a whole number since it is an average over 52 weeks. Partial numbers may indicate that a flight may be seasonal or may take off at different times due to different operational factors.

Time Count
5am 0.08
7pm 0.5
5pm 0.15
6pm 0.24
10am 0.08
11am 0.14
3pm 0.98
4pm 0.4
6am 0.33
12pm 0.04
8pm 0.18
1pm 0.11
0am 0
8am 0.44
7am 0.41
9am 0.69
2pm 0.29

Flights By Month Flights By Month Chart

The quantity of flights from Phoenix to St. Louis that take off in a given month of the year. This number changes because some flights are seasonal, and almost all flights have uneven demand througout the year.

Month Count
January 157
February 140
March 180
April 156
May 135
June 149
July 158
August 159
September 147
October 156
November 167
December 175

Flights By Day Of Week Flights By Day of Week Chart

The quantity of flights from Phoenix to St. Louis that take off on a given day of the week. Some routes only have enough demand to sustain a few trips a week, while others have many flights a day. This number is also an average across the year, and hence may not be a whole number.

Day Count
Monday 5.17
Tuesday 5.19
Wednesday 5.06
Thursday 5.08
Friday 5.12
Saturday 4.9
Sunday 5.62

Flight per Airline (per Week) Flights By Airline Chart

How many times an airline flies this route in a week. Different factors play into how often a carrier chooses to fly a given route including it's need to connect disparate routes, and demand.

Airline Flights per Week
Southwest 0
American 0

Flight Time By Time of Day Flight Time by Time of Day Chart

The total flight time varies by each hour of the day due to factors such as airport traffic. More flights leaving an airport may cause higher taxi in or taxi out times. See the description of the average timeline above for a deeper discussion of each of these times.

Time Taxi Out
(minutes)
In the Air
(minutes)
Taxi In
(minutes)
Total
(minutes)
5am 11 147 4 161
7pm 9 146 4 159
5pm 8 147 4 159
6pm 8 148 4 161
10am 15 141 4 165
11am 11 146 5 161
3pm 12 150 6 169
4pm 14 145 5 165
6am 11 143 3 158
12pm 10 148 3 163
8pm 9 148 3 161
1pm 7 148 3 160
0am 20 147 5 172
8am 16 146 4 169
7am 11 150 4 165
9am 19 147 5 173
2pm 8 150 5 166
* Delayed more than 20 minutes.
All data above is a median or mean as appropriate.