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There are 5 ways to get from Chandler to Tucson by taxi, train, bus, tram, car or plane

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Taxi, train

  1. Take a taxi from Chandler to Maricopa
  2. Take the train from Maricopa to Tucson Amtrak Station

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Bus

  1. Take the bus from Tempe to Tucson

Line 96 bus, tram, bus

  1. Take the line 96 bus from Dobson Rd & Warner Rd to Sycamore/Main St TC
  2. Take the tram from Sycamore/Main St to 44th St/Washington
  3. Take the bus from Phoenix Sky Harbor International Airport to University of Arizona

Drive

  1. Drive from Chandler to Tucson

Line 96 bus, tram, fly

  1. Take the line 96 bus from Dobson Rd & Warner Rd to Sycamore/Main St TC
  2. Take the tram from Sycamore/Main St to 44th St/Washington
  3. Fly from Phoenix (PHX) to Tucson (TUS)

Chandler to Tucson by bus

The bus journey time between Chandler and Tucson is around 4h 18m and covers a distance of around 123 miles. This includes an average layover time of around 1h 49m. The fastest bus normally takes 2h 51m. Operated by Valley Metro and Flixbus USA, the Chandler to Tucson bus service departs from Ray Rd & Hartford St and arrives in Tucson. Typically 21 buses run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

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Average bus journey times

Time on bus:
2h 28m
Layover time:
1h 49m
Total time:
4h 18m

Bus route information

Fastest bus time:
2h 51m
Bus distance:
123 miles
Buses per week:
21
Cheapest price:
$11
Carbon emissions:
24 kg CO2

First and last buses

First bus departs at:
05:54
Last bus departs at:
20:54

The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

Chandler to Tucson bus schedules

Chandler → Tucson
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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 Tucson is 800-232-4636.

Wearing a face mask on public transport in Tucson is recommended.

The social distance requirement in Tucson is 2 metres.

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Last updated: 13 Oct 2021
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The cheapest way to get from Chandler to Tucson is to drive which costs $9 - $15 and takes 1h 40m.

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The quickest way to get from Chandler to Tucson is to drive which costs $9 - $15 and takes 1h 40m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Chandler to Tucson. However, there are services departing from Ray Rd & Hartford St and arriving at Tucson via Rural Rd & Ray Rd and Tempe. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 3h 43m.

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The distance between Chandler and Tucson is 92 miles. The road distance is 99.9 miles.

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The best way to get from Chandler to Tucson without a car is to taxi and train which takes 2h 18m and costs $85 - $110.

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It takes approximately 2h 18m to get from Chandler to Tucson, including transfers.

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Chandler to Tucson bus services, operated by Flixbus USA, depart from Tempe station.

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The quickest flight from Phoenix Airport to Tucson Airport is the direct flight which takes 42 min.

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Chandler to Tucson bus services, operated by Flixbus USA, arrive at Tucson station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Chandler to Tucson is 100 miles. It takes approximately 1h 40m to drive from Chandler to Tucson.

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  • Distance: 92.4 miles
  • Duration: 2h 18m

What companies run services between Chandler, AZ, USA and Tucson, AZ, USA?

Flixbus USA operates a bus from Tempe to Tucson 3 times a day. Tickets cost $7 - $11 and the journey takes 1h 50m.

Airlines
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Phoenix to Tucson
Ave. Duration
52 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $430
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
+1 800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Maricopa to Tucson Amtrak Station
Ave. Duration
1h 48m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$27 - $40
Schedules at
amtrak.com
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amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$27 - $40
Premium
$180 - $260
Flexi Coach Seat
$40 - $60
Business Seat
$35 - $55
Valley Metro
Phone
(602) 253-5000
Email
csr@valleymetro.org
Website
valleymetro.org
Tram from Sycamore/Main St to 44th St/Washington
Ave. Duration
26 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$2
Website
Valley Metro
Bus operators
Flixbus USA
Phone
(855) 626-8585
Website
flixbus.com
Bus from Tempe to Tucson
Ave. Duration
1h 50m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$7 - $11
Schedules at
flixbus.com
Valley Metro
Phone
(602) 253-5000
Email
csr@valleymetro.org
Website
valleymetro.org
Bus from Dobson Rd & Warner Rd to Sycamore/Main St TC
Ave. Duration
21 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$2 - $4
Website
Valley Metro
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
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Other operators
Taxi from Chandler to Maricopa
Ave. Duration
30 min
Estimated price
$55 - $70
Tru Cab
Phone
+1 480-300-5000
Sunrise Cab
Phone
+1 602-468-3618
Paul's Taxi
Phone
+1 602-222-2227
Website
paulstaxi.com

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