Apartments in Tempe Near Light Rail

Tempe residents enjoy access to two light rail stations, both near the city’s bustling ASU campus. Choosing an apartment near one of the two light rail stops gives you easy and quick access to towns in the region. To the northwest, you can reach popular Sky Harbor Airport and 20 other points in Phoenix. To the southeast, several stops in Mesa put you close to sites such as East Valley Institute of Technology, Pioneer Park and Mesa Arts Center.

  • Pala Mesa

    2433 West Main Street, Mesa, AZ 85201

    $638 - $1075
    1 - 2 Bedrooms

    0.12 miles Distance
    1 mins    2 mins

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  • Decco 109/121

    109 E Broadway Rd, Tempe, AZ 85282

    $498 - $850
    1 - 2 Bedrooms

    0.19 miles Distance
    1 mins    4 mins

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  • Skywater at Town Lake

    601 W Rio Salado, Tempe, AZ 85281

    $868 - $1773
    1 - 3 Bedrooms

    0.19 miles Distance
    1 mins    3 mins

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  • Amber Gardens Apartment Homes

    625 W. 1st Street Tempe, AZ 85281

    $463 - $820
    1 - 2 Bedrooms

    0.31 miles Distance
    3 mins    6 mins

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  • Coral Point Apartments

    2343 West Main Street, Mesa, 85201

    $423 - $810
    1 - 2 Bedrooms

    0.31 miles Distance
    1 mins    6 mins

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  • The Standard

    615 S Hardy Drive Tempe, AZ 85281

    $418 - $418
    2 - 2 Bedrooms

    0.43 miles Distance
    2 mins    9 mins

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  • Agave Apartments

    1718 S. Jentilly Ln Tempe, AZ 85283

    $400 - $740
    1 - 3 Bedrooms

    0.62 miles Distance
    4 mins    12 mins

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  • The Place on Jentilly

    1717 S Jentilly Ln, Tempe, AZ 85281

    $1130 - $1130
    2 - 2 Bedrooms

    0.62 miles Distance
    4 mins    12 mins

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  • Tempe Vista

    2045 E. Broadway Rd. Tempe, AZ 85282

    $437 - $751
    1 - 2 Bedrooms

    0.75 miles Distance
    6 mins    15 mins

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  • Arbour Park

    1901 E. Apache Blvd.Tempe, AZ 85281

    $0 - $0
    1 - 1 Bedrooms

    1.18 miles Distance
    8 mins    24 mins

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  • Onnix-west

    1500 E. Broadway Road, Tempe, AZ 85282

    $507 - $890
    1 - 2 Bedrooms

    1.3 miles Distance
    6 mins    25 mins

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  • Tempe Metro

    Tempe Metro 1811 E. Apache Blvd. Tempe, AZ 85281

    $645 - $1140
    1 - 3 Bedrooms

    1.3 miles Distance
    9 mins    26 mins

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  • San Marbeya

    1720 E.Broadway Road, Tempe AZ 85282

    $627 - $704
    2 - 3 Bedrooms

    1.55 miles Distance
    6 mins    31 mins

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The northernmost light rail station stop in Tempe is at Veteran’s Way and College Avenue. It’s also the main bus transit hub, Tempe Transportation Center. The station is just steps from Sun Devil Stadium, Wells Fargo Arena and other prominent ASU event venues. Living in apartments near this light rail station places you directly in the heart of downtown Tempe. You’ll be close to the popular nightclubs and restaurants of the Mill Avenue District. Here, you’ll find plenty of live music and weekend dance parties. Restaurants and eateries range from national chains such as Gordon Biersch and Starbucks to local favorites like Thirsty Dog 2 Go and Gringo Star Street Bar. Area stores are equally diverse, including Urban Outfitters, Brand X Custom T-Shirts and Brio Diamonds and Jewelry.

The second light rail station in Tempe is on the southeast side of campus at University Drive and Rural Road. Apartments near this station put you close to ASU’s Biodesign Institute and Skyspace. You’re also near convenient self-storage facilities, car washes, shipping services and salons. Several strip malls filled with cafes and shops line University Drive, giving you ample options for dining and shopping. Apartment buildings in this area tend to be large and brimming with amenities. Several are new, multi-story buildings with interior corridors.

Although it only takes three minutes to travel the distance between the two Tempe light rail stations, each area has its own distinct character. The Veteran’s Way/College Avenue station offers a lively, urban feeling. The University Drive/Rural Road station is in a more suburban atmosphere.