Phoenix hotels located close to light rail make it easy for visitors to get from the airport to the hotel in a matter of minutes. Because the city is laid out on a grid pattern, this is one of the easiest cities to get around in, and light rail makes it even easier.
When leaving the Sky Harbor International Airport at terminal 4, take the Sky Train to the main artery of light rail which is the 44th Street station. Although the Sky Train is free, tickets are required to ride the light rail and can be purchased at station vending machines. Single ride or multi-day tickets are available, starting at $2.00 per person.
Board the west-bound light rail to downtown Phoenix. There will be several stops between the airport and the downtown, but the trip will take approximately 15 to 20 minutes. In downtown, there are several light rail stations close to the hotels listed below. Check the map to ensure the closest station.