There are 9 ways to get from Los Angeles to Tucson by plane, train, bus or car

Select an option below to see step-by-step directions and to compare ticket prices and travel times in Rome2rio's travel planner.

Recommended option

Fly Los Angeles to Tucson  •  4 h 1 min

  1. Fly from Los Angeles (LAX) to Tucson (TUS) LAX - TUS

$87 - $320

Cheapest option

Bus Flixbus USA  •  9 h 53 min

  1. Take the bus from LA Downtown to Tucson FlixBus

$18 - $31

7 alternative options

Fly Los Angeles to Phoenix  •  5 h 15 min

  1. Fly from Los Angeles (LAX) to Phoenix (PHX) LAX - PHX

$120 - $293

Fly Burbank to Phoenix  •  5 h 23 min

  1. Fly from Burbank (BUR) to Phoenix (PHX) BUR - PHX

$119 - $302

Train to Ontario/San Bernardino, fly to Phoenix  •  5 h 51 min

  1. Take the train from Los Angeles Union Station Amtrak to Ontario Amtrak
  2. Fly from Ontario/San Bernardino (ONT) to Phoenix (PHX) ONT - PHX

$139 - $289

Train to San Diego, fly to Tucson  •  6 h 33 min

  1. Take the train from Los Angeles Union Station Amtrak to San Diego Santa Fe Depot Amtrak
  2. Fly from San Diego (SAN) to Tucson (TUS) SAN - TUS

$166 - $389

Train  •  9 h 28 min

  1. Take the train from Los Angeles Union Station Amtrak to Tucson Amtrak Sunset Limited / ...

$75 - $210

Bus Greyhound Mexico  •  9 h 40 min

  1. Take the bus from Los Angeles to Tucson Tijuana-Reynosa

$60 - $95

Drive  •  7 h 42 min

  1. Drive from Los Angeles to Tucson 490.1 miles

$45 - $70

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Los Angeles to Tucson is to bus which costs $18 - $35 and takes 9 h 53 min.

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The quickest way to get from Los Angeles to Tucson is to fly which costs $85 - $320 and takes 4 h 1 min.

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The distance between Los Angeles and Tucson is 444 miles. The road distance is 490.1 miles.

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It takes approximately 4 h 1 min to get from Los Angeles to Tucson, including transfers.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Los Angeles and arriving at Tucson. Services depart twice daily. The journey takes approximately 9 h 40 min.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Los Angeles Union Station Amtrak station and arriving at Tucson Amtrak. Services depart six times a week, and operate Wednesday, Friday and Sunday. The journey takes approximately 9 h 28 min.

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Yes, the driving distance between Los Angeles to Tucson is 490 miles. It takes approximately 7 h 42 min to drive from Los Angeles to Tucson.

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  • Distance: 444.3 miles
  • Duration: 4 h 1 min

What companies run services between Los Angeles, CA, USA and Tucson, AZ, USA?

Southwest Airlines, American Airlines and Delta fly from Los Angeles to Tucson every 2 hours. Alternatively, Amtrak operates a train from Los Angeles to Tucson 6 times a week. Tickets cost $75 - $210 and the journey takes 9 h 28 min.

Airlines
Southwest Airlines
Website
southwest.com
Flights from Los Angeles to Tucson
Ave. Duration
1 h 27 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $550
Flights from Los Angeles to Tucson via Las Vegas
Ave. Duration
3 h 17 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$170 - $550
Flights from Los Angeles to Phoenix
Ave. Duration
1 h 24 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $480
Flights from Burbank to Phoenix
Ave. Duration
1 h 22 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $500
Flights from Burbank to Phoenix via Las Vegas
Ave. Duration
3 h 11 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $500
Flights from Ontario/San Bernardino to Phoenix
Ave. Duration
1 h 9 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $550
Flights from Ontario/San Bernardino to Phoenix via Las Vegas
Ave. Duration
3 h
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$110 - $550
Flights from San Diego to Tucson
Ave. Duration
1 h 13 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $750
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Los Angeles to Tucson
Ave. Duration
1 h 29 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $380
Flights from Los Angeles to Phoenix
Ave. Duration
1 h 28 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $400
Flights from Burbank to Phoenix
Ave. Duration
1 h 35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $430
Flights from Ontario/San Bernardino to Phoenix
Ave. Duration
1 h 17 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$85 - $400
Flights from San Diego to Tucson via Phoenix
Ave. Duration
3 h 4 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$230 - $750
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from Los Angeles to Tucson
Ave. Duration
1 h 39 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $380
Flights from Los Angeles to Phoenix
Ave. Duration
1 h 33 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$95 - $440
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Los Angeles to Phoenix
Ave. Duration
1 h 32 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $440
Train operators
Amtrak
Rome2rio's guide to Amtrak
Contact Details
Phone
+1 1-800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Los Angeles Union Station Amtrak to Ontario Amtrak
Ave. Duration
54 min
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
$22 - $45
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$22 - $35
Flexi Coach Seat
$40 - $60
Business Coach Seat
$30 - $45
Room
$130 - $190
Train from Los Angeles Union Station Amtrak to San Diego Santa Fe Depot Amtrak
Ave. Duration
2 h 53 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$30 - $75
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$30 - $50
Flexi Coach Seat
$55 - $85
Business Coach Seat
$50 - $75
Room
$170 - $240
Train from Los Angeles Union Station Amtrak to Tucson Amtrak
Ave. Duration
9 h 28 min
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
$75 - $210
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$75 - $120
Flexi Coach Seat
$130 - $200
Business Coach Seat
$140 - $210
Room
$320 - $450
Bus operators
Greyhound Mexico
Phone
01-800 890 6821
Website
greyhound.com.mx
Bus from Los Angeles to Tucson
Ave. Duration
9 h 40 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$60 - $95
Schedules at
greyhound.com.mx
Flixbus USA
Phone
(855) 626-8585
Website
flixbus.com
Bus from LA Downtown to Tucson
Ave. Duration
9 h 10 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$17 - $29
Schedules at
flixbus.com

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