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

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Recommended option

Fly Houston to Tucson  •  5 h 41 min

  1. Fly from Houston (IAH) to Tucson (TUS) IAH - TUS

$172 - $705

Cheapest option

Bus  •  21 h 2 min

  1. Take the bus from Houston, Tx to San Antonio, Tx
  2. Take the bus from San Antonio, Tx to Kerrville, Tx
  3. Take the bus from Kerrville to Tucson

$117 - $217

4 alternative options

Fly Houston Hobby Apt to Phoenix  •  6 h 54 min

  1. Fly from Houston Hobby Apt (HOU) to Phoenix (PHX) HOU - PHX

$231 - $1,056

Fly Houston to Phoenix  •  7 h 2 min

  1. Fly from Houston (IAH) to Phoenix (PHX) IAH - PHX

$201 - $908

Train  •  25 h 50 min

  1. Take the train from Houston Amtrak to Tucson Amtrak Sunset Limited

$140 - $430

Drive  •  17 h 9 min

  1. Drive from Houston to Tucson 1066 miles

$100 - $160

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The cheapest way to get from Houston to Tucson is to drive which costs $100 - $160 and takes 17 h 9 min.

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The quickest way to get from Houston to Tucson is to fly which costs $170 - $750 and takes 5 h 41 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Houston to Tucson. However, there are services departing from Houston, Tx and arriving at Tucson via San Antonio, Tx and Kerrville. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 21 h 2 min.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Houston Amtrak and arriving at Tucson Amtrak. Services depart three times a week, and operate Tuesday, Friday and Sunday. The journey takes approximately 25 h 50 min.

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The distance between Houston and Tucson is 942 miles. The road distance is 1066 miles.

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The best way to get from Houston to Tucson without a car is to bus which takes 21 h 2 min and costs $110 - $220.

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It takes approximately 5 h 41 min to get from Houston to Tucson, including transfers.

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

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Map of how to get from Houston to Tucson.
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  • Distance: 941.9 miles
  • Duration: 5 h 41 min

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

United Airlines and American Airlines fly from Houston to Tucson hourly. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Houston to Tucson via San Antonio, Tx, Kerrville, Tx, and Kerrville in around 21 h 2 min.

Airlines
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Houston to Tucson via Dallas/Ft.Worth
Ave. Duration
5 h 14 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$280 - $1,400
Flights from Houston to Tucson via Phoenix
Ave. Duration
5 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$280 - $1,400
Flights from Houston to Phoenix
Ave. Duration
2 h 53 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$320 - $1,700
Flights from Houston to Phoenix via Dallas/Ft.Worth
Ave. Duration
4 h 59 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$320 - $1,700
Southwest Airlines
Website
southwest.com
Flights from Houston Hobby Apt to Phoenix
Ave. Duration
2 h 41 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$440 - $2,000
Flights from Houston Hobby Apt to Phoenix via Austin
Ave. Duration
4 h 12 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$440 - $2,000
Flights from Houston Hobby Apt to Phoenix via Dallas
Ave. Duration
4 h 35 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$440 - $2,000
Flights from Houston Hobby Apt to Phoenix via Albuquerque
Ave. Duration
4 h 35 min
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$440 - $2,000
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Houston to Tucson
Ave. Duration
2 h 36 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$280 - $1,700
Flights from Houston to Tucson via Denver
Ave. Duration
5 h 46 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$280 - $1,700
Flights from Houston to Phoenix
Ave. Duration
2 h 39 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$320 - $1,700
Flights from Houston to Phoenix via Denver
Ave. Duration
5 h 12 min
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$320 - $1,700
Frontier Airlines
Website
flyfrontier.com
Flights from Houston to Phoenix via Denver
Ave. Duration
5 h 32 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$250 - $2,200
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 Houston Amtrak to Tucson Amtrak
Ave. Duration
25 h 50 min
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$140 - $430
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$140 - $220
Flexi Coach Seat
$260 - $380
Business Coach Seat
$300 - $430
Room
$550 - $800
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 Houston, Tx to San Antonio, Tx
Ave. Duration
3 h 15 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$24 - $60
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$24 - $40
Flexible
$45 - $60
Bus from San Antonio, Tx to Kerrville, Tx
Ave. Duration
1 h 25 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$13 - $30
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$13 - $20
Flexible
$24 - $30
Greyhound Mexico
Phone
01-800 890 6821
Website
greyhound.com.mx
Bus from Kerrville to Tucson
Ave. Duration
15 h 5 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$80 - $130
Schedules at
greyhound.com.mx

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