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There are 5 ways to get from Albuquerque to Saguaro National Park by plane, shuttle, bus or train

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Fly from Albuquerque  •  4h 29m

  1. Fly from Albuquerque (ABQ) to Tucson (TUS) ABQ - TUS

Cheapest option

Bus via Las Cruces  •  10h 11m

  1. Take the bus from Albuquerque, NM to Las Cruces, NM Denver to El Paso
  2. Take the bus from Las Cruces, NM to Tucson El Paso

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Shuttle to Santa Fe, fly  •  6h 56m

  1. Take a shuttle bus from Albuquerque, NM - Airport to Santa Fe, NM - Airport
  2. Fly from Santa Fe (SAF) to Tucson (TUS) SAF - TUS

Train, bus  •  11h 42m

  1. Take the train from Albuquerque Alvarado Transportation Center to Flagstaff Southwest Chief
  2. Take the bus from Flagstaff Station to Tucson 2047

Bus  •  13h 48m

  1. Take the bus from Albuquerque to Phoenix "Greyhound"
  2. Take the bus from Phoenix Sky Harbor International Airport to University of Arizona Groome Transportation

Albuquerque (ABQ) to Tucson (TUS) flights

The flight time between Albuquerque (ABQ) and Tucson (TUS) is around 5h 40m and covers a distance of around 322 miles. This includes an average layover time of around 2h 8m. The fastest flight normally takes 3h 45m. Services are operated by Southwest Airlines, American Airlines, Delta and others. Typically 183 flights run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

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Average flight journey times

Time on flight:
3h 32m
Layover time:
2h 8m
Total time:
5h 40m

Flight route information

Fastest flight journey time:
3h 45m
Flight distance:
322 miles
Flights per week:
183
Cheapest price:
$135
Carbon emissions:
170 kg CO2

First and last flights

First flight departs at:
05:30
Last flight departs at:
19:25

The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

Albuquerque (ABQ) to Tucson (TUS) flight schedules

Albuquerque → Saguaro National Park
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Rules to follow in United States

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Travel within United States

Domestic border crossings may be subject to approval, testing and quarantine

COVID-19 help in United States

If you need help, visit the national COVID-19 website or call the COVID-19 Helpline 800-232-4636

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Yes, travel within United States is currently allowed.

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Domestic travel is not restricted, but some conditions may apply

  • Face masks are recommended
  • There is a social distancing requirement of 2 metres
  • Domestic border crossings may be subject to approval, testing and quarantine

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The national COVID-19 helpline number in Saguaro National Park is 800-232-4636.

Wearing a face mask on public transport in Saguaro National Park is recommended.

The social distance requirement in Saguaro National Park is 2 metres.

Make yourself known to an official member of staff and/or call the national coronavirus helpline number on 800-232-4636.

Last updated: 14 Sep 2021
Exceptions may apply, for full details: Centers for Disease control and prevention (CDC).

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Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Albuquerque to Saguaro National Park is to bus via Las Cruces which costs $65 - $140 and takes 10h 11m.

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The quickest way to get from Albuquerque to Saguaro National Park is to fly which costs $140 - $440 and takes 4h 29m.

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The distance between Albuquerque and Saguaro National Park is 305 miles.

The best way to get from Albuquerque to Saguaro National Park without a car is to bus via Las Cruces which takes 10h 11m and costs $65 - $140.

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It takes approximately 4h 29m to get from Albuquerque to Saguaro National Park, including transfers.

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The best way to get from Albuquerque to Saguaro National Park is to fly which takes 4h 29m and costs $140 - $440. Alternatively, you can bus via Las Cruces, which costs $65 - $140 and takes 10h 11m.

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There is no direct flight from Albuquerque Airport to Tucson Airport. The quickest flight takes 3h 45m and has one stopover.

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Saguaro National Park is 1h behind Albuquerque. It is currently 6:38 PM in Albuquerque and 5:38 PM in Saguaro National Park.

United Airlines, Delta, American Airlines and Southwest Airlines offer flights from Albuquerque Airport to Tucson Airport.

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There are nine+ hotels available in Saguaro National Park. Prices start at $100 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Albuquerque to Saguaro National Park.
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  • Distance: 305.2 miles
  • Duration: 4h 29m

What companies run services between Albuquerque, NM, USA and Saguaro National Park, AZ, USA?

Southwest Airlines, American Airlines and two other airlines fly from Albuquerque to Saguaro National Park hourly. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Albuquerque to Saguaro National Park via Las Cruces, NM and Tucson in around 10h 11m.

Airlines
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Albuquerque to Tucson via Phoenix
Ave. Duration
4h 45m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $460
Flights from Albuquerque to Tucson via Dallas/Ft.Worth
Ave. Duration
5h 23m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $550
Flights from Albuquerque to Tucson via Los Angeles
Ave. Duration
5h 10m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $550
Flights from Santa Fe to Tucson via Phoenix
Ave. Duration
5h 33m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $600
Flights from Santa Fe to Tucson via Dallas/Ft.Worth
Ave. Duration
6h 2m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $700
Flights from Santa Fe to Tucson via Dallas/Ft.Worth, Phoenix
Ave. Duration
8h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $700
Flights from Santa Fe to Tucson via Phoenix, Dallas/Ft.Worth
Ave. Duration
8h 53m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$220 - $750
Southwest Airlines
Website
southwest.com
Flights from Albuquerque to Tucson via Las Vegas
Ave. Duration
4h 39m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $420
Flights from Albuquerque to Tucson via Denver
Ave. Duration
5h 20m
When
Tuesday, Wednesday and Sunday
Estimated price
$140 - $440
Flights from Albuquerque to Tucson via Houston Hobby Apt
Ave. Duration
5h 30m
When
Tuesday and Wednesday
Estimated price
$160 - $550
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Albuquerque to Tucson via San Francisco
Ave. Duration
5h 48m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $650
Flights from Albuquerque to Tucson via Houston
Ave. Duration
5h 48m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $650
Flights from Santa Fe to Tucson via Denver
Ave. Duration
5h 32m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $700
Flights from Santa Fe to Tucson via Denver, Houston
Ave. Duration
8h 19m
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$240 - $850
Flights from Santa Fe to Tucson via Denver, San Francisco
Ave. Duration
8h 45m
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$240 - $850
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from Albuquerque to Tucson via Los Angeles
Ave. Duration
5h 9m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$310 - $430
Flights from Albuquerque to Tucson via Salt Lake City
Ave. Duration
5h 17m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$310 - $420
Train operators
Amtrak

Amtrak is a rail service that connects the US and three Canadian provinces. Covering 21,000 route miles (34,000km) Amtrak operates more than 300 trains daily. These medium and long distance intercity services operate at speeds of up to 240km/h, to more than 500 destinations. Founded in 1971, it is based in Washington, D.C. and offers four classes of travel: First Class, Sleeper, Business and Coach. Ticket fares are divided into five subclasses: Saver, Value, Flexible, Business and Premium. Amtrak trains are known for their wide seats, plug-in power, big windows and storage capabilities.

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Contact Details
Phone
+1 215-856-7924
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Albuquerque Alvarado Transportation Center to Flagstaff
Ave. Duration
5h 13m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$45 - $70
Schedules at
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$45 - $70
Premium
$220 - $320
Flexi Coach Seat
$85 - $130
Business Seat
$90 - $130
Bus operators
Mountain View Shuttle
Website
mountainviewshuttle.com
Shuttle from Albuquerque, NM - Airport to Santa Fe, NM - Airport
Ave. Duration
51 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$81
Schedules at
mountainviewshuttle.com
EPLA Limo Express
Website
eplalimo.com
Bus from Albuquerque, NM to Las Cruces, NM
Ave. Duration
3h 40m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$30 - $80
Schedules at
eplalimo.com
One Way
$30 - $50
Bus from Las Cruces, NM to Tucson
Ave. Duration
5h
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$35 - $55
Schedules at
eplalimo.com
One Way
$35 - $55
FlixBus-us
Website
flixbus.com
Bus from Flagstaff Station to Tucson
Ave. Duration
4h 50m
Frequency
Once daily
Schedules at
flixbus.com
Greyhound USA

Greyhound is a leading bus company based in Dallas, Texas, serving over 3800 destinations across North America, Mexico and Canada. Greyhound carries around 18 million passengers a year who travel 5.4 billion miles (8.6 billion km) a year on their fleet of around 1700 vehicles. For travel flexibility, you can board or get off a Greyhound bus at official Greyhound stations, partner stations and curbside stops. There are around 230 Greyhound stations across the US where you can both catch your bus and buy tickets, that are also available on the official website and via the mobile app.

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Contact Details
Phone
+1 214-849-8100/1-800-231-2222
Email
ifsr@greyhound.com
Website
greyhound.com
Bus from Albuquerque to Phoenix
Ave. Duration
8h 50m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$50 - $70
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$50 - $70
Flexible
$80 - $120
Arizona Shuttle
Phone
+1 (800) 888-2749
Website
arizonashuttle.com
Bus from Phoenix Sky Harbor International Airport to University of Arizona
Ave. Duration
2h
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$40 - $55
Book at
Arizona Shuttle

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The best way to get from Albuquerque to Albuquerque Airport is to taxi which takes 6 min and costs $13 - $17.

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