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There are 8 ways to get from Atlanta to Tucson by plane, shuttle, bus, train or car

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Recommended option

Fly to Tucson  •  6 h 21 min

  1. Fly from Atlanta (ATL) to Tucson (TUS) ATL - TUS

$214 - $444

Cheapest option

Fly to Phoenix, shuttle  •  7 h 49 min

  1. Fly from Atlanta (ATL) to Phoenix (PHX) ATL - PHX
  2. Take a shuttle bus from Phoenix Sky Harbor Airport, AZ to Tucson (University)

$128 - $368

6 alternative options

Bus  •  38 h 20 min

  1. Take the bus from Atlanta, Ga to Dallas, Tx
  2. Take the bus from Dallas, Tx to Lordsburg, Nm
  3. Take the bus from Lordsburg to Tucson

$196 - $466

Bus via San Antonio  •  43 h 16 min

  1. Take the bus from Atlanta, Ga to Houston, Tx
  2. Take the bus from Houston Downtown Greyhound to San Antonio
  3. Take the bus from San Antonio to Tucson

Bus, train  •  45 h 20 min

  1. Take the bus from Marta Civic Center Station - Nb to New Orleans
  2. Take the train from New Orleans Union Passenger Terminal to Tucson Amtrak Sunset Limited

$234 - $658

Bus, train via Broadway/Country Club  •  46 h 30 min

  1. Take the bus from Atlanta, Ga to New Orleans, La 1563 / ...
  2. Take the train from New Orleans Union Passenger Terminal to Tucson Amtrak Sunset Limited

$239 - $721

Bus, train via Birmingham, Al  •  2 days 0 h

  1. Take the bus from Atlanta, Ga to Birmingham, Al
  2. Take the train from Birmingham Amtrak to New Orleans Union Passenger Terminal
  3. Take the train from New Orleans Union Passenger Terminal to Tucson Amtrak

$265 - $806

Drive  •  28 h 17 min

  1. Drive from Atlanta to Tucson 1741.5 miles

$170 - $250

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The cheapest way to get from Atlanta to Tucson is to fly and shuttle which costs $120 - $370 and takes 7 h 49 min.

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The quickest way to get from Atlanta to Tucson is to fly which costs $210 - $450 and takes 6 h 21 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Atlanta to Tucson. However, there are services departing from Atlanta, Ga and arriving at Tucson via Dallas, Tx and Lordsburg. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 38 h 20 min.

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The distance between Atlanta and Tucson is 1546 miles. The road distance is 1741.5 miles.

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The best way to get from Atlanta to Tucson without a car is to bus which takes 38 h 20 min and costs $190 - $470.

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It takes approximately 6 h 21 min to get from Atlanta to Tucson, including transfers.

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Atlanta to Tucson bus services, operated by Greyhound USA, depart from Atlanta, Ga station.

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The best way to get from Atlanta to Tucson is to fly which takes 6 h 21 min and costs $210 - $450. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs $190 - $470 and takes 38 h 20 min.

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The quickest flight from Atlanta Airport to Tucson Airport is the direct flight which takes 3 h 53 min.

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Atlanta to Tucson bus services, operated by Greyhound Mexico, arrive at Tucson station.

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Map of how to get from Atlanta to Tucson.
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  • Distance: 1546.4 miles
  • Duration: 6 h 21 min

What companies run services between Atlanta, GA, USA and Tucson, AZ, USA?

Delta, American Airlines and two other airlines fly from Atlanta to Tucson hourly. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Atlanta to Tucson via Dallas, Tx, Lordsburg, Nm, and Lordsburg in around 38 h 20 min.

Airlines
Southwest Airlines
Website
southwest.com
Flights from Atlanta to Tucson via Denver
Ave. Duration
6 h 15 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$240 - $850
Flights from Atlanta to Phoenix
Ave. Duration
4 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $700
Flights from Atlanta to Phoenix via Dallas
Ave. Duration
5 h 42 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$190 - $700
Flights from Atlanta to Phoenix via Austin
Ave. Duration
5 h 42 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$190 - $700
Flights from Atlanta to Phoenix via St. Louis
Ave. Duration
5 h 55 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$190 - $700
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from Atlanta to Tucson
Ave. Duration
3 h 55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$250 - $900
Flights from Atlanta to Phoenix
Ave. Duration
4 h 3 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $600
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Atlanta to Tucson via Houston
Ave. Duration
6 h 13 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$280 - $1,000
Flights from Atlanta to Tucson via Denver
Ave. Duration
6 h 22 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$280 - $1,000
Flights from Atlanta to Phoenix via Denver
Ave. Duration
5 h 57 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$170 - $700
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Atlanta to Tucson via Dallas/Ft.Worth
Ave. Duration
5 h 57 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$250 - $850
Flights from Atlanta to Tucson via Phoenix
Ave. Duration
5 h 58 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$250 - $850
Flights from Atlanta to Tucson via Charlotte
Ave. Duration
6 h 27 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$250 - $850
Flights from Atlanta to Phoenix
Ave. Duration
4 h 3 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $700
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 1-800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Train from New Orleans Union Passenger Terminal to Tucson Amtrak
Ave. Duration
35 h 45 min
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$190 - $600
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$190 - $280
Flexi Coach Seat
$330 - $480
Business Coach Seat
$400 - $600
Room
$700 - $1,000
Train from Birmingham Amtrak to New Orleans Union Passenger Terminal
Ave. Duration
7 h 24 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$55 - $160
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$55 - $90
Flexi Coach Seat
$100 - $150
Business Coach Seat
$110 - $160
Room
$260 - $360
Bus operators
Arizona Shuttle
Phone
+1 (800) 888-2749
Website
arizonashuttle.com
Shuttle from Phoenix Sky Harbor Airport, AZ to Tucson (University)
Ave. Duration
2 h
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$40 - $55
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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 Atlanta, Ga to Dallas, Tx
Ave. Duration
18 h 25 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$80 - $210
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$80 - $130
Flexible
$150 - $210
Bus from Dallas, Tx to Lordsburg, Nm
Ave. Duration
16 h
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$75 - $200
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$75 - $130
Flexible
$140 - $200
Bus from Atlanta, Ga to Houston, Tx
Ave. Duration
17 h 35 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$75 - $200
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$75 - $130
Flexible
$150 - $200
Bus from Atlanta, Ga to New Orleans, La
Ave. Duration
9 h 20 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$45 - $120
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$45 - $80
Flexible
$90 - $120
Bus from Atlanta, Ga to Birmingham, Al
Ave. Duration
2 h 45 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$20 - $50
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$20 - $35
Flexible
$35 - $50
Greyhound Mexico
Phone
01-800 890 6821
Website
greyhound.com.mx
Bus from Lordsburg to Tucson
Ave. Duration
1 h 55 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$40 - $65
Schedules at
greyhound.com.mx
Bus from San Antonio to Tucson
Ave. Duration
19 h 15 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$85 - $140
Schedules at
greyhound.com.mx
Turimex Internacional
Website
turimex.com
Bus from Houston Downtown Greyhound to San Antonio
Ave. Duration
3 h 40 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Schedules at
turimex.com
Megabus

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More Questions & Answers

Tucson is 2 h behind Atlanta. It is currently 3:38 AM in Atlanta and 12:38 AM in Tucson.

Yes, the driving distance between Atlanta to Tucson is 1741 miles. It takes approximately 28 h 17 min to drive from Atlanta to Tucson.

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

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There are 200+ hotels available in Tucson. Prices start at $53 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Atlanta to Atlanta Airport is to subway which takes 17 min and costs $3.

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