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What is traffic situation Sedona to Phoenix

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What is traffic situation Sedona to Phoenix

Wondering if traffic down to Phoenix is bad in the morning. Wondering if we should stay over in Phoenix last night or if pretty uncongested. Flights around 9:30. Departing on July 4.

Also considered last night stay in wickenburg so might be early drive from wickenburg to phoenix

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1. Re: What is traffic situation Sedona to Phoenix

Inbound traffic on July 4 th in PHX will not be bad. It's a holiday. Allow 2 hours to get from Sedona to the rental center, turn in the car and shuttle to the terminal.

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2. Re: What is traffic situation Sedona to Phoenix

I am guessing wickenburg to phoenix also not bad? According to mapquest hour and fifteen min or so

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3. Re: What is traffic situation Sedona to Phoenix

Wickenburg puts you closer to PHX by a little more than 30 minutes, although it takes a little over an hour to get there from Sedona. It's a bit of a detour. I'd actually expect a little more traffic out that way from the holiday Lake Pleasant boaters. Add 15-30 minutes to the recommended time just to be safe with traffic on 74 between Wickenburg and I-17.

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RedRox....would you expect July 4th traffic to be bad in and around uptown Sedona as most would stay for the holiday. I am theorizing us leaving on the actual holiday would not be so bad. We have 930 flight....would prob depart around 5 a.m. So prob not busy in Sedona but worry about 7 a.m. traffic approaching Phoenix. Still considering driving Phoenix night before but not decided yet

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5. Re: What is traffic situation Sedona to Phoenix

I wouldn't worry about morning traffic on July 4th in Sedona or PHX

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6. Re: What is traffic situation Sedona to Phoenix

Personally I'd stay in Phx with a flight that early but that's just me.

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We live in Phoenix half the year and have never found it to be a quick and easy drive from the west valley to the airport. It takes a bit less time now that we have retrieved and dropped off many house guests. There are confusing signs on I-10 as you exit to airport. Navigating the roads in the airport requires paying close attention to the signs. If it were me, I would spend last night (or more) in Scottsdale and use GPS or map quest to plan your route for AM flight. An inn near the airport would be easier still. If you can spare the time (and $), staying in a nice Scottsdale resort for a night or more would be very pleasant, in spite of high temperatures.

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