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There are 4 ways to get from Flagstaff to Saguaro National Park by bus or plane

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Bus

  1. Take the bus from Flagstaff Station to Tucson

Cheapest option

Amtrak Thruway, bus

  1. Take the Amtrak Thruway from Flagstaff, AZ to Phoenix, AZ - Sky Harbor Airport
  2. Take the bus from Phoenix Sky Harbor International Airport to University of Arizona

2 alternative options

Fly from Flagstaff

  1. Fly from Flagstaff (FLG) to Tucson (TUS)

Bus to Phoenix, fly

  1. Take the bus from Flagstaff Station to Phoenix Sky Harbor Airport/44th Street Station
  2. Fly from Phoenix (PHX) to Tucson (TUS)

Flagstaff (FLG) to Tucson (TUS) flights

The flight time between Flagstaff (FLG) and Tucson (TUS) is around 6h 46m and covers a distance of around 214 miles. This includes an average layover time of around 3h 35m. The fastest flight normally takes 4h 23m. Services are operated by American Airlines and United Airlines. Typically 93 flights run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

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Average flight journey times

Time on flight:
3h 10m
Layover time:
3h 35m
Total time:
6h 46m

Flight route information

Fastest flight journey time:
4h 23m
Flight distance:
214 miles
Flights per week:
93
Cheapest price:
$156
Carbon emissions:
113 kg CO2

First and last flights

First flight departs at:
06:00
Last flight departs at:
15:18

The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

Flagstaff (FLG) to Tucson (TUS) flight schedules

Flagstaff → Saguaro National Park
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Rules to follow in United States

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Travel within United States

Domestic border crossings may be subject to approval, testing and quarantine

COVID-19 help in United States

If you need help, visit the national COVID-19 website or call the COVID-19 Helpline 800-232-4636

Frequently Asked Questions


Yes, travel within United States is currently allowed.

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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 Saguaro National Park is 800-232-4636.

Wearing a face mask on public transport in Saguaro National Park is recommended.

The social distance requirement in Saguaro National Park is 2 metres.

Make yourself known to an official member of staff and/or call the national coronavirus helpline number on 800-232-4636.

Last updated: 22 Sep 2021
Exceptions may apply, for full details: Centers for Disease control and prevention (CDC).

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Questions & Answers

The cost-effective way to get from Flagstaff to Saguaro National Park is to Amtrak Thruway and bus, which costs $90 - $130 and takes 7h 45m.

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The quickest way to get from Flagstaff to Saguaro National Park is to fly which costs $160 - $600 and takes 6h 16m.

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The distance between Flagstaff and Saguaro National Park is 218 miles.

The best way to get from Flagstaff to Saguaro National Park without a car is to bus which takes 5h 29m and costs .

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It takes approximately 5h 29m to get from Flagstaff to Saguaro National Park, including transfers.

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The best way to get from Flagstaff to Saguaro National Park is to bus which takes 5h 29m and costs . Alternatively, you can fly, which costs $160 - $600 and takes 6h 16m.

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There is no direct flight from Flagstaff Airport to Tucson Airport. The quickest flight takes 4h 23m and has one stopover.

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United Airlines and American Airlines offer flights from Flagstaff Airport to Tucson Airport.

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There are nine+ hotels available in Saguaro National Park. Prices start at $100 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Flagstaff to Flagstaff Airport is to bus which takes 15 min and costs $12 - $17.

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Map of how to get from Flagstaff to Saguaro National Park.
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  • Distance: 218.3 miles
  • Duration: 5h 29m

What companies run services between Flagstaff, AZ, USA and Saguaro National Park, AZ, USA?

FlixBus-us operates a bus from Flagstaff Station to Tucson once daily, and the journey takes 4h 50m. Alternatively, American Airlines and United Airlines fly from Flagstaff to Saguaro National Park hourly.

Airlines
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Flagstaff to Tucson via Phoenix
Ave. Duration
5h 4m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $550
Flights from Flagstaff to Tucson via Dallas/Ft.Worth
Ave. Duration
6h 6m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $650
Flights from Flagstaff to Tucson via Phoenix, Los Angeles
Ave. Duration
5h 51m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $600
Flights from Phoenix to Tucson
Ave. Duration
53 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $430
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Flagstaff to Tucson via Denver
Ave. Duration
6h 35m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $700
Bus operators
FlixBus-us
Website
flixbus.com
Bus from Flagstaff Station to Tucson
Ave. Duration
4h 50m
Frequency
Once daily
Schedules at
flixbus.com
Bus from Flagstaff Station to Phoenix Sky Harbor Airport/44th Street Station
Ave. Duration
2h 30m
Frequency
Once daily
Schedules at
flixbus.com
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
Bus from Flagstaff, AZ to Phoenix, AZ - Sky Harbor Airport
Ave. Duration
3h 10m
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Schedules at
amtrak.com
Arizona Shuttle
Phone
+1 (800) 888-2749
Website
arizonashuttle.com
Bus from Flagstaff Amtrak to Phoenix Sky Harbor International Airport
Ave. Duration
3h 10m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$50 - $70
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Arizona Shuttle
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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Arizona Shuttle

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