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

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Bus, train  •  7 h 59 min

  1. Take the bus from Las Cruces, NM to El Paso
  2. Take the train from El Paso Union Depot to Tucson Amtrak Sunset Limited / ...

$71 - $168

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Bus  •  8 h 8 min

  1. Take the bus from Mesilla Valley Transit Terminal to Downtown El Paso Gold
  2. Take the bus from El Paso to Tucson Reynosa-Tijuana / ...

$53 - $83

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Drive  •  4 h 19 min

  1. Drive from Las Cruces to Tucson 275.1 miles

$26 - $40

Bus to El Paso, fly to Tucson  •  7 h 29 min

  1. Take the bus from Mesilla Valley Transit Terminal to Downtown El Paso
  2. Fly from El Paso (ELP) to Tucson (TUS) ELP - TUS

$146 - $707

Bus to El Paso, fly to Phoenix  •  6 h 48 min

  1. Take the bus from Mesilla Valley Transit Terminal to Downtown El Paso
  2. Fly from El Paso (ELP) to Phoenix (PHX) ELP - PHX

$145 - $810

Drive to Silver City, fly to Phoenix  •  5 h 49 min

  1. Drive from Las Cruces to Silver City
  2. Fly from Silver City (SVC) to Phoenix (PHX) SVC - PHX

$114 - $198

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The cheapest way to get from Las Cruces to Tucson is to drive which costs $26 - $40 and takes 4 h 19 min.

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The quickest way to get from Las Cruces to Tucson is to drive which costs $26 - $40 and takes 4 h 19 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Las Cruces to Tucson. However, there are services departing from Mesilla Valley Transit Terminal and arriving at Tucson via El Paso. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 8 h 8 min.

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The distance between Las Cruces and Tucson is 244 miles. The road distance is 275.1 miles.

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The best way to get from Las Cruces to Tucson without a car is to bus and train which takes 7 h 59 min and costs $70 - $170.

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It takes approximately 7 h 59 min to get from Las Cruces to Tucson, including transfers.

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Las Cruces to Tucson bus services, operated by New Mexico Transport, depart from Mesilla Valley Transit Terminal station.

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There is no direct flight from El Paso Airport to Tucson Airport. The quickest flight takes 3 h 10 min and has one stopover.

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

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Yes, the driving distance between Las Cruces to Tucson is 275 miles. It takes approximately 4 h 19 min to drive from Las Cruces to Tucson.

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Map of how to get from Las Cruces to Tucson.
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  • Distance: 243.8 miles
  • Duration: 7 h 59 min

What companies run services between Las Cruces, NM, USA and Tucson, AZ, USA?

You can take a bus from Las Cruces to Tucson via Downtown El Paso and El Paso in around 8 h 8 min.

Airlines
Southwest Airlines
Website
southwest.com
Flights from El Paso to Tucson via Las Vegas
Ave. Duration
5 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $750
Flights from El Paso to Tucson via Los Angeles
Ave. Duration
5 h 32 min
When
Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$200 - $800
Flights from El Paso to Phoenix
Ave. Duration
1 h 16 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $2,100
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from El Paso to Tucson via Phoenix
Ave. Duration
3 h 57 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $700
Flights from El Paso to Tucson via Los Angeles
Ave. Duration
4 h 48 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $800
Flights from El Paso to Tucson via Dallas/Ft.Worth
Ave. Duration
5 h 40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $800
Flights from El Paso to Phoenix
Ave. Duration
1 h 27 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $450
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from El Paso to Tucson via Denver
Ave. Duration
6 h 21 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $850
Flights from El Paso to Tucson via Houston
Ave. Duration
6 h 1 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$210 - $900
Boutique Air
Website
boutiqueair.com
Flights from Silver City to Phoenix
Ave. Duration
1 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$65 - $130
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
EPLA Limo Express
Website
eplalimo.com
Bus from Las Cruces, NM to El Paso
Ave. Duration
45 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$21 - $29
Schedules at
eplalimo.com
New Mexico Transport
Website
dot.state.nm.us
Bus from Mesilla Valley Transit Terminal to Downtown El Paso
Ave. Duration
1 h 9 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$3
Schedules at
dot.state.nm.us
Greyhound Mexico
Phone
01-800 890 6821
Website
greyhound.com.mx
Bus from El Paso to Tucson
Ave. Duration
5 h 55 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$50 - $80
Schedules at
greyhound.com.mx

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

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