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There are 7 ways to get from Denver to Tucson by plane, shuttle, bus, night bus, train or car

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Fly to Tucson  •  4 h 47 min

  1. Fly from Denver (DEN) to Tucson (TUS) DEN - TUS

$91 - $391

Cheapest option

Fly to Phoenix, shuttle  •  6 h 5 min

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

$89 - $254

5 alternative options

Bus Greyhound USA  •  18 h 15 min

  1. Take the bus from Denver, Co to Las Cruces, Nm 9251
  2. Take the bus from Las Cruces, Nm to Tucson Ciudad Juárez-Tijuana Airport / ...

$115 - $235

Bus EPLA Limo Express  •  19 h 24 min

  1. Take the bus from Denver to El Paso, TX Greeley to El Paso
  2. Take the bus from El Paso to Tucson Reynosa-Tijuana / ...

$116 - $168

Night bus, bus  •  18 h 15 min

  1. Take the night bus from Denver, Co to Las Cruces, Nm 9263
  2. Take the bus from Las Cruces, Nm to Tucson Ciudad Juárez-Tijuana Airport / ...

$115 - $235

Night bus, bus, train  •  21 h 7 min

  1. Take the night bus from Denver, Co to Las Cruces, Nm
  2. Take the bus from Las Cruces, Nm to Deming, Nm
  3. Take the train from Deming Amtrak to Tucson Amtrak Station

$119 - $302

Drive  •  14 h 27 min

  1. Drive from Denver to Tucson 898.2 miles

$85 - $130

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The cheapest way to get from Denver to Tucson is to drive which costs $85 - $130 and takes 14 h 27 min.

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The quickest way to get from Denver to Tucson is to fly which costs $90 - $400 and takes 4 h 47 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Denver to Tucson. However, there are services departing from Denver, Co and arriving at Tucson via Las Cruces, Nm. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 18 h 15 min.

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The distance between Denver and Tucson is 620 miles. The road distance is 898.2 miles.

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The best way to get from Denver to Tucson without a car is to bus which takes 18 h 15 min and costs $110 - $240.

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It takes approximately 4 h 47 min to get from Denver to Tucson, including transfers.

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Denver to Tucson bus services, operated by Greyhound USA, depart from Denver, Co station.

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The best way to get from Denver to Tucson is to fly which takes 4 h 47 min and costs $90 - $400. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs $110 - $240 and takes 18 h 15 min.

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The quickest flight from Denver Airport to Tucson Airport is the direct flight which takes 1 h 55 min.

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

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Map of how to get from Denver to Tucson.
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  • Distance: 619.8 miles
  • Duration: 4 h 47 min

What companies run services between Denver, CO, USA and Tucson, AZ, USA?

Southwest Airlines, United Airlines and two other airlines fly from Denver to Tucson hourly. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Denver to Tucson via Las Cruces, Nm in around 18 h 15 min.

Airlines
Southwest Airlines
Website
southwest.com
Flights from Denver to Tucson
Ave. Duration
1 h 57 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $650
Flights from Denver to Tucson via Las Vegas
Ave. Duration
4 h 7 min
When
Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$170 - $700
Flights from Denver to Phoenix
Ave. Duration
1 h 54 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$85 - $410
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Denver to Tucson
Ave. Duration
2 h 4 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $700
Flights from Denver to Phoenix
Ave. Duration
1 h 59 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$75 - $380
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Denver to Tucson via Phoenix
Ave. Duration
3 h 34 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $700
Flights from Denver to Phoenix
Ave. Duration
2 h 8 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$75 - $370
Frontier Airlines
Website
flyfrontier.com
Flights from Denver to Tucson
Ave. Duration
2 h 3 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
$80 - $380
Flights from Denver to Phoenix
Ave. Duration
2 h 4 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$50 - $280
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 Deming Amtrak to Tucson Amtrak Station
Ave. Duration
4 h 27 min
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
$40 - $110
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$40 - $65
Flexi Coach Seat
$75 - $110
Business Coach Seat
$75 - $110
Room
$210 - $290
Bus operators
Arizona Shuttle
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 Denver, Co to Las Cruces, Nm
Ave. Duration
13 h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$65 - $160
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$65 - $110
Flexible
$120 - $160
Bus from Las Cruces, Nm to Deming, Nm
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$13 - $29
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$13 - $19
Flexible
$22 - $29
Greyhound Mexico
Phone
01-800 890 6821
Website
greyhound.com.mx
Bus from Las Cruces, Nm to Tucson
Ave. Duration
4 h 15 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$50 - $75
Schedules at
greyhound.com.mx
Bus from El Paso to Tucson
Ave. Duration
5 h 55 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$50 - $80
Schedules at
greyhound.com.mx
Bus from Las Cruces, Nm to Deming
Ave. Duration
1 h 25 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$35 - $55
Schedules at
greyhound.com.mx
EPLA Limo Express
Website
eplalimo.com
Bus from Denver to El Paso, TX
Ave. Duration
12 h
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$60 - $85
Schedules at
eplalimo.com

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Yes, the driving distance between Denver to Tucson is 898 miles. It takes approximately 14 h 27 min to drive from Denver to Tucson.

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Frontier Airlines, American Airlines, United Airlines and Southwest Airlines offer flights from Denver Airport to Tucson Airport.

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There are 201+ hotels available in Tucson. Prices start at $54 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Denver to Denver Airport is to train which takes 37 min and costs $9.

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