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There are 3 ways to get from Phoenix-Mesa Gateway Airport to Saguaro National Park by taxi, train, shuttle, bus or plane

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Taxi, train, travel

  1. Take a taxi from Phoenix-Mesa Gateway Airport to Maricopa
  2. Take the train from Maricopa to Tucson Amtrak Station
  3. Travel from Tucson Amtrak Station to Saguaro National Park

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Fly

  1. Fly from Phoenix (PHX) to Tucson (TUS)

Phoenix Gateway Direct, bus, line 8 bus, travel

  1. Take a shuttle bus from Gateway Airport to Phoenix Sky Harbor Airport, AZ
  2. Take the bus from Phoenix Sky Harbor International Airport to University of Arizona
  3. Take the line 8 bus from Broadway/Euclid to Broadway/Houghton Park&Ride
  4. Travel from Broadway/Houghton Park&Ride to Saguaro National Park

Phoenix (PHX) to Tucson (TUS) flights

The flight time between Phoenix (PHX) and Tucson (TUS) is around 45 min and covers a distance of around 110 miles. Services are operated by American Airlines. Typically 35 flights run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

35 Weekly Planes
45 min Average Duration
$238 Cheapest Price
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Phoenix-Mesa Gateway Airport → Saguaro National Park
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Domestic travel is not restricted, but some conditions may apply

  • Face masks are recommended
  • There is a social distancing requirement of 2 metres
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The national COVID-19 helpline number in Saguaro National Park is 800-232-4636.

Wearing a face mask on public transport in Saguaro National Park is recommended.

The social distance requirement in Saguaro National Park is 2 metres.

Make yourself known to an official member of staff and/or call the national coronavirus helpline number on 800-232-4636.

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The cheapest way to get from Phoenix-Mesa Gateway Airport to Saguaro National Park is to fly which costs $190 - $400 and takes 3h 2m.

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The quickest way to get from Phoenix-Mesa Gateway Airport to Saguaro National Park is to fly which costs $190 - $400 and takes 3h 2m.

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It is approximately 100 miles to get from Phoenix-Mesa Gateway Airport to Saguaro National Park.

The best way to get from Phoenix-Mesa Gateway Airport to Saguaro National Park without a car is to taxi and train and travel which takes 3h 12m and costs .

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It takes approximately 3h 12m to get from Phoenix-Mesa Gateway Airport to Saguaro National Park, including transfers.

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The quickest flight from Phoenix Airport to Tucson Airport is the direct flight which takes 44 min.

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American Airlines offers flights from Phoenix Airport to Tucson Airport.

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There are 13+ hotels available in Saguaro National Park. Prices start at $100 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Phoenix-Mesa Gateway Airport to Phoenix Airport is to Phoenix Gateway Direct which takes 40 min and costs $21 - $35.

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Map of how to get from Phoenix-Mesa Gateway Airport to Saguaro National Park.
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  • Distance: 100 miles
  • Duration: 3h 12m

What companies run services between Phoenix-Mesa Gateway Airport, AZ, USA and Saguaro National Park, AZ, USA?

American Airlines flies from Phoenix-Mesa Gateway Airport to Saguaro National Park 5 times a day.

Airlines
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Phoenix to Tucson
Ave. Duration
45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$230 - $370
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
+1 800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Maricopa to Tucson Amtrak Station
Ave. Duration
1h 48m
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
$27 - $40
Website
Amtrak
Coach Seat
$27 - $40
Premium
$180 - $260
Flexi Coach Seat
$40 - $60
Business Seat
$35 - $55
Bus operators
Stagecoach Express Shuttle
Phone
(480) 982-2555
Email
shuttle@interairportrides.com
Website
stagecoachexpressshuttle.com
Shuttle from Gateway Airport to Phoenix Sky Harbor Airport, AZ
Ave. Duration
40 min
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
$21 - $35
Schedules at
stagecoachexpressshuttle.com
Book at
phoenixgatewaydirect.com
Arizona Shuttle
Phone
+1 (800) 888-2749
Website
arizonashuttle.com
Bus from Phoenix Sky Harbor International Airport to University of Arizona
Ave. Duration
2h
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$40 - $55
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Arizona Shuttle
Sun Tran
Phone
(520) 792-9222
Email
suntraninfo@tucsonaz.gov
Website
suntran.com
Bus from Broadway/Euclid to Broadway/Houghton Park&Ride
Ave. Duration
43 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$1 - $3
Website
Sun Tran
Other operators
Taxi from Phoenix-Mesa Gateway Airport to Maricopa
Ave. Duration
43 min
Estimated price
$75 - $95

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