There are 6 ways to get from Palm Springs to Tucson by plane, bus, train 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  •  5 h 31 min

  1. Fly from Indio/Palm Springs (PSP) to Tucson (TUS) PSP - TUS

$104 - $555

Cheapest option

Bus Tufesa  •  10 h

  1. Take the bus from Indio, CA to Tucson, AZ

$28 - $62

4 alternative options

Fly to Phoenix  •  4 h 56 min

  1. Fly from Indio/Palm Springs (PSP) to Phoenix (PHX) PSP - PHX

$127 - $948

Bus Greyhound Mexico  •  10 h 6 min

  1. Take the bus from Palm Springs - Desert Regional Medical Center to Mesa Verde - Roy Wilson Community Center 6
  2. Take the bus from Blythe to Tucson Tijuana-Reynosa / ...

$63 - $95

Bus, train  •  12 h 28 min

  1. Take the bus from Palm Springs to LA Downtown FlixBus
  2. Take the train from Los Angeles Union Station Amtrak to Tucson Amtrak Sunset Limited / ...

$100 - $247

Drive  •  6 h 3 min

  1. Drive from Palm Springs to Tucson 386.3 miles

$35 - $55

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Palm Springs to Tucson is to drive which costs $35 - $55 and takes 6 h 3 min.

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The quickest way to get from Palm Springs to Tucson is to fly which costs $120 - $950 and takes 4 h 56 min.

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The distance between Palm Springs and Tucson is 346 miles. The road distance is 386.3 miles.

Get driving directions

It takes approximately 5 h 31 min to get from Palm Springs to Tucson, including transfers.

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No, there is no direct bus from Palm Springs to Tucson. However, there are services departing from N Palm Cyn at Chino and arriving at Broadway/Euclid via Indio, CA, 12th Av/Canada St and Laos Transit Center. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 10 h.

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Map of how to get from Palm Springs to Tucson.
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  • Distance: 345.9 miles
  • Duration: 5 h 31 min

What companies run services between Palm Springs, CA, USA and Tucson, AZ, USA?

American Airlines, United Airlines and two other airlines fly from Palm Springs to Tucson every 2 hours. Alternatively, Tufesa operates a bus from Palm Springs to Tucson once daily. Tickets cost $23 - $55 and the journey takes 6 h 43 min.

Airlines
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Indio/Palm Springs to Tucson via Phoenix
Ave. Duration
3 h 56 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $550
Flights from Indio/Palm Springs to Phoenix
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $490
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Indio/Palm Springs to Tucson via Denver
Ave. Duration
5 h 40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $700
Flights from Indio/Palm Springs to Tucson via Houston
Ave. Duration
6 h 49 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$190 - $800
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from Indio/Palm Springs to Tucson via Los Angeles
Ave. Duration
4 h 2 min
When
Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$100 - $550
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 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
Tufesa
Phone
016444102444
Website
tufesa.com.mx
Bus from Indio, CA to Tucson, AZ
Ave. Duration
6 h 43 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$23 - $55
Schedules at
tufesa.com.mx
Plus
$23 - $35
Platinum
$35 - $45
Ejecutivo
$35 - $55
Blythe Wellness Express
Phone
+61 760.922.1140
Website
blythewellnessexpress.org
Bus from Palm Springs - Desert Regional Medical Center to Mesa Verde - Roy Wilson Community Center
Ave. Duration
1 h 45 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$10
Schedules at
blythewellnessexpress.org
Greyhound Mexico
Phone
01-800 890 6821
Website
greyhound.com.mx
Bus from Blythe to Tucson
Ave. Duration
5 h 10 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$50 - $75
Schedules at
greyhound.com.mx
Flixbus USA
Phone
(855) 626-8585
Website
flixbus.com
Bus from Palm Springs to LA Downtown
Ave. Duration
1 h 45 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$5 - $13
Schedules at
flixbus.com

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