There are 6 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 to Tucson  •  4 h 12 min

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

$90 - $322

Cheapest option

Bus Tufesa  •  10 h 43 min

  1. Take the bus from Los Angeles to Tucson, AZ Tufesa

$32 - $73

4 alternative options

Fly to Phoenix  •  5 h 24 min

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

$123 - $295

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  •  22 h 10 min

  1. Take the bus from Los Angeles to Tucson Tijuana Airport-Matamoros / ...

$60 - $95

Drive  •  7 h 42 min

  1. Drive from Los Angeles to Tucson 490.1 miles

$45 - $70

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

Southwest Airlines, American Airlines and two other airlines fly from Los Angeles to Tucson hourly. Alternatively, Amtrak operates a train from Los Angeles to Tucson once daily. 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 20 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$170 - $550
Flights from Los Angeles to Phoenix
Ave. Duration
1 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $480
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Los Angeles to Tucson
Ave. Duration
1 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $380
Flights from Los Angeles to Tucson via Phoenix
Ave. Duration
3 h 18 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $380
Flights from Los Angeles to Phoenix
Ave. Duration
1 h 26 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $400
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from Los Angeles to Tucson
Ave. Duration
1 h 33 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
$95 - $440
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Los Angeles to Tucson
Ave. Duration
1 h 36 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $440
Flights from Los Angeles to Phoenix
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $440
Train operators
Amtrak
Phone
+1 1-800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Los Angeles Union Station Amtrak to Tucson Amtrak
Ave. Duration
9 h 28 min
Frequency
Once daily
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
Tufesa
Phone
016444102444
Website
tufesa.com.mx
Bus from Los Angeles to Tucson, AZ
Ave. Duration
9 h 33 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$29 - $70
Schedules at
tufesa.com.mx
Book at
gotobus.com
Plus
$29 - $45
Platinum
$40 - $55
Ejecutivo
$45 - $70
Greyhound Mexico
Phone
01-800 890 6821
Website
greyhound.com.mx
Bus from Los Angeles to Tucson
Ave. Duration
22 h 10 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$60 - $95
Schedules at
greyhound.com.mx

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Questions & Answers

The distance between Los Angeles and Tucson is 711 km. The road distance is 784 km.

The cheapest way to get from Los Angeles to Tucson is to drive which costs $45 - $70 and takes 7 h 42 min.

The quickest way to get from Los Angeles to Tucson is to fly which takes 4 h 12 min and costs $85 - $330.

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

Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Los Angeles and arriving at Tucson. Services depart three times a day, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 22 h 10 min.

It takes approximately 4 h 12 min to get from Los Angeles to Tucson, including transfers.