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

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Bus Greyhound USA  •  5 h 40 min

  1. Take the bus from El Paso, Tx to Lordsburg, Nm 1403 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Lordsburg to Tucson Ciudad Juárez-Tijuana Airport / ...

$66 - $114

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Train  •  5 h 58 min

  1. Take the train from El Paso Union Depot to Tucson Amtrak Sunset Limited / ...

$50 - $140

4 alternative options

Bus  •  6 h 14 min

  1. Take the bus from El Paso to Tucson Reynosa-Tijuana / ...

$55 - $81

Drive  •  4 h 57 min

  1. Drive from El Paso to Tucson 317.7 miles

$30 - $45

Fly to Tucson  •  6 h 1 min

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

$144 - $704

Fly to Phoenix, shuttle  •  5 h 23 min

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

$142 - $806

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No, there is no direct bus from El Paso to Tucson. However, there are services departing from El Paso, Tx and arriving at Tucson via Lordsburg. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 5 h 40 min.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from El Paso Union Depot and arriving at Tucson Amtrak. Services depart six times a week, and operate Tuesday, Friday and Sunday. The journey takes approximately 5 h 58 min.

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The distance between El Paso and Tucson is 264 miles. The road distance is 317.7 miles.

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The best way to get from El Paso to Tucson without a car is to bus which takes 5 h 40 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 5 h 40 min to get from El Paso to Tucson, including transfers.

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El Paso to Tucson bus services, operated by Greyhound USA, depart from El Paso, Tx station.

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

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The best way to get from El Paso to Tucson is to bus which takes 5 h 40 min and costs . Alternatively, you can train, which costs and takes 5 h 58 min, you could also fly, which costs and takes 6 h 1 min.

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There is no direct flight from El Paso Airport to Tucson Airport. The quickest flight takes 3 h 12 min and has one stopover.

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

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

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

You can take a bus from El Paso to Tucson via Lordsburg, Nm and Lordsburg in around 5 h 40 min. Alternatively, Amtrak operates a train from El Paso to Tucson 6 times a week. Tickets cost $50 - $140 and the journey takes 5 h 58 min.

Airlines
Southwest Airlines
Website
southwest.com
Flights from El Paso to Tucson via Las Vegas
Ave. Duration
5 h 47 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $750
Flights from El Paso to Tucson via San Diego
Ave. Duration
4 h 30 min
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$190 - $750
Flights from El Paso to Tucson via Los Angeles
Ave. Duration
5 h 23 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$200 - $800
Flights from El Paso to Phoenix
Ave. Duration
1 h 17 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $2,100
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from El Paso to Tucson via Phoenix
Ave. Duration
4 h 4 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $700
Flights from El Paso to Tucson via Los Angeles
Ave. Duration
4 h 54 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $800
Flights from El Paso to Tucson via Dallas/Ft.Worth
Ave. Duration
5 h 34 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $800
Flights from El Paso to Phoenix
Ave. Duration
1 h 28 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $450
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from El Paso to Tucson via Houston
Ave. Duration
5 h 59 min
When
Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$210 - $900
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 El Paso Union Depot to Tucson Amtrak
Ave. Duration
5 h 58 min
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
$50 - $140
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$50 - $80
Flexi Coach Seat
$95 - $140
Business Coach Seat
$100 - $140
Room
$240 - $340
Bus operators
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 El Paso, Tx to Lordsburg, Nm
Ave. Duration
2 h 45 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$21 - $50
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$21 - $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
$45 - $65
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
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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 4 h 57 min to drive from El Paso to Tucson.

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

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There are 191+ hotels available in Tucson. Prices start at $53 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 38 min and costs .

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