Getting Around

Getting Around Phoenix

As one of the largest cities in the United States, Phoenix offers a wide range of transportation options for its visitors and residents.


METRO Light Rail:

Just steps from the front door of GCU, the Valley METRO Light Rail serves the central Phoenix and Tempe corridors. Tickets for a single ride or a multi-day pass can be purchased online or at any train station

Valley Metro BUS:
The Valley Metro BUS system is one of the largest in North America with over 55 million riders each year. A fleet of over 1,200 buses connect people to locations throughout the greater Phoenix area as well as the surrounding cities including Tempe, Scottsdale and Mesa. Single ride and multi-day passes can be purchased at various locations or online.

Freeway System:
Arizona has an extensive freeway system that makes it feel like everything is at your fingertips. I-17 connects Phoenix with northern communities including Prescott, Sedona and Flagstaff. The 1-10 is a major east - west route that connects Phoenix to Tucson in about an hour, or to the Greater Los Angeles Area in about 5 hours. The Loop 101 and 202 connect drivers to surrounding areas including Tempe, Mesa, Glendale, Arrowhead, Cave Creek, and Scottsdale.

Car Rentals:
Click the "GCU EVENTS" hyperlink to book GCU rates where provided or call for negotiated rates.

Budget Rental Car - "GCU EVENTS"
800-527-0700
GCU Discount Code: Via phone - Z568600

Avis Rental Car - "GCU EVENTS"
800-230-4898
GCU Discount Code: Via phone - B067800

Hertz Rental Car - "GCU EVENTS"
800-654-2240
GCU Discount Code: Via phone - CV# 022Q4786

Enterprise - "GCU EVENTS"
800-261-7331
GCU Discount Code: Via phone - NA50041

Local Car Service Ground Transportation -
Gold Rush LLC
602-400-1112
Call and ask for the "GCU EVENTS" rates