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There are 6 ways to get from El Paso to Tucson by bus, train, car or plane

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Bus

  1. Take the bus from El Paso Downtown/Juarez to Tucson

Train

  1. Take the train from El Paso to Tucson Amtrak Station

Bus via Craycroft/I-10 TTT

  1. Take the bus from El Paso to Tucson

Drive

  1. Drive from El Paso to Tucson

Fly to Tucson

  1. Fly from El Paso (ELP) to Tucson (TUS)

Fly to Phoenix, bus

  1. Fly from El Paso (ELP) to Phoenix (PHX)
  2. Take the bus from Phoenix Sky Harbor International Airport to University of Arizona

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The cheapest way to get from El Paso to Tucson is to bus which costs $16 - $23 and takes 5h 40m.

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The fastest way to get from El Paso to Tucson is to drive. Taking this option will cost $30 - $45 and takes 4h 56m.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from El Paso Downtown/Juarez and arriving at Tucson. Services depart once daily, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 5h 40m.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from El Paso and arriving at Tucson Amtrak Station station. Services depart once daily, and operate Tuesday, Friday and Sunday. The journey takes approximately 5h 58m.

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The distance between El Paso and Tucson is 264 miles. The road distance is 317.6 miles.

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The best way to get from El Paso to Tucson without a car is to bus which takes 5h 40m and costs $16 - $23.

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The bus from El Paso Downtown/Juarez to Tucson takes 5h 40m including transfers and departs once daily.

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El Paso to Tucson bus services, operated by Flixbus USA, depart from El Paso Downtown/Juarez station.

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El Paso to Tucson train services, operated by Amtrak, depart from El Paso station.

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The best way to get from El Paso to Tucson is to bus which takes 5h 40m and costs $16 - $23. Alternatively, you can train, which costs $45 - $65 and takes 5h 58m, you could also fly, which costs $90 - $280 and takes 6h 2m.

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Map of how to get from El Paso to Tucson.
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  • Distance: 263.6 miles
  • Duration: 5h 40m

What companies run services between El Paso, TX, USA and Tucson, AZ, USA?

Flixbus USA operates a bus from El Paso Downtown/Juarez to Tucson once daily. Tickets cost $16 - $23 and the journey takes 5h 40m. Alternatively, Amtrak operates a train from El Paso to Tucson Amtrak Station once daily. Tickets cost $45 - $65 and the journey takes 5h 58m.

Airlines
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from El Paso to Tucson via Phoenix
Ave. Duration
4h 42m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$90 - $550
Flights from El Paso to Tucson via Dallas/Ft.Worth
Ave. Duration
5h 21m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$90 - $550
Flights from El Paso to Tucson via Los Angeles
Ave. Duration
6h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$90 - $550
Flights from El Paso to Phoenix
Ave. Duration
1h 28m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $480
Southwest Airlines
Website
southwest.com
Flights from El Paso to Tucson via Las Vegas
Ave. Duration
5h 16m
When
Tuesday, Wednesday and Saturday
Estimated price
$130 - $490
Flights from El Paso to Phoenix
Ave. Duration
1h 25m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$80 - $310
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from El Paso to Tucson via Denver
Ave. Duration
6h 12m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $700
Flights from El Paso to Tucson via Houston
Ave. Duration
5h 56m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $750
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.

Contact Details
Phone
+1 800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Train from El Paso to Tucson Amtrak Station
Ave. Duration
5h 58m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$45 - $65
Schedules at
amtrak.com
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amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$45 - $65
Premium
$220 - $310
Flexi Coach Seat
$80 - $120
Business Seat
$80 - $120
Bus operators
Flixbus USA
Phone
(855) 626-8585
Website
flixbus.com
Bus from El Paso Downtown/Juarez to Tucson
Ave. Duration
5h 40m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$16 - $23
Schedules at
flixbus.com
EPLA Limo Express
Website
eplalimo.com
Bus from El Paso to Tucson
Ave. Duration
5h 45m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$35 - $55
Schedules at
eplalimo.com
One Way
$35 - $55
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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There is no direct flight from El Paso Airport to Tucson Airport. The quickest flight takes 4h 15m and has one stopover.

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

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El Paso to Tucson train services, operated by Amtrak, arrive at Tucson Amtrak Station.

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Yes, the driving distance between El Paso to Tucson is 318 miles. It takes approximately 4h 56m to drive from El Paso to Tucson.

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Southwest Airlines, United Airlines and American Airlines offer flights from El Paso Airport to Tucson Airport.

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Book your El Paso to Tucson train tickets online with Omio.

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Book your El Paso to Tucson bus tickets online with FlixBus.

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There are 291+ hotels available in Tucson. Prices start at $100 USD per night.

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The best way to get from El Paso to El Paso Airport is to line 50 bus which takes 37 min and costs $2.

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