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There are 6 ways to get from Salt Lake City to Tucson by plane, bus, train, night bus or car

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Fly to Tucson  •  4h 41m

  1. Fly from Salt Lake City (SLC) to Tucson (TUS) SLC - TUS

$84 - $444

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Bus  •  16h 50m

  1. Take the bus from Downtown Salt Lake City to Downtown Las Vegas FlixBus
  2. Take the bus from Downtown Las Vegas to University of Arizona FlixBus

$42 - $58

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Fly to Phoenix, bus  •  6h 27m

  1. Fly from Salt Lake City (SLC) to Phoenix (PHX) SLC - PHX
  2. Take the bus from PHX Airport/44th St Stn to University of Arizona

$150 - $294

Train  •  41h 36m

  1. Take the train from Salt Lake City Amtrak Station to Sacramento Valley Station
  2. Take the train from Sacramento Valley Station to Los Angeles Union Station
  3. Take the train from Los Angeles Union Station to Tucson Amtrak Station

$204 - $290

Night bus, bus  •  21h 25m

  1. Take the night bus from Salt Lake City, Ut to Las Vegas, Nv
  2. Take the night bus from Las Vegas, Nv to Phoenix, Az
  3. Take the bus from Phoenix to Tucson

$116 - $192

Drive  •  13h 4m

  1. Drive from Salt Lake City to Tucson 784.6 miles

$75 - $120

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The cheapest way to get from Salt Lake City to Tucson is to bus which costs $40 - $60 and takes 16h 50m.

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The quickest way to get from Salt Lake City to Tucson is to fly which costs $80 - $450 and takes 4h 41m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Salt Lake City to Tucson. However, there are services departing from Downtown Salt Lake City and arriving at University of Arizona via Downtown Las Vegas. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 16h 50m.

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No, there is no direct train from Salt Lake City station to Tucson station. However, there are services departing from Salt Lake City Amtrak Station and arriving at Tucson Amtrak Station via Sacramento Valley Station and Los Angeles Union Station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 41h 36m.

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The distance between Salt Lake City and Tucson is 596 miles. The road distance is 784.6 miles.

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The best way to get from Salt Lake City to Tucson without a car is to bus which takes 16h 50m and costs $40 - $60.

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It takes approximately 4h 41m to get from Salt Lake City to Tucson, including transfers.

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Salt Lake City to Tucson bus services, operated by Flixbus USA, depart from Downtown Salt Lake City station.

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Salt Lake City to Tucson train services, operated by Amtrak, depart from Salt Lake City Amtrak Station.

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The best way to get from Salt Lake City to Tucson is to fly which takes 4h 41m and costs $80 - $450. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs $40 - $60 and takes 16h 50m, you could also train, which costs $200 - $290 and takes 41h 36m.

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Map of how to get from Salt Lake City to Tucson.
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  • Distance: 595.9 miles
  • Duration: 4h 41m

What companies run services between Salt Lake City, UT, USA and Tucson, AZ, USA?

Delta, American Airlines and two other airlines fly from Salt Lake City to Tucson every 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Salt Lake City to Tucson via Downtown Las Vegas in around 16h 50m.

Airlines
Southwest Airlines
Website
southwest.com
Flights from Salt Lake City to Tucson via San Diego
Ave. Duration
4h 35m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$120 - $460
Flights from Salt Lake City to Tucson via Los Angeles
Ave. Duration
4h 35m
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$120 - $460
Flights from Salt Lake City to Phoenix
Ave. Duration
1h 34m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$85 - $350
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from Salt Lake City to Tucson
Ave. Duration
1h 58m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $390
Flights from Salt Lake City to Phoenix
Ave. Duration
1h 36m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $280
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Salt Lake City to Tucson via Phoenix
Ave. Duration
3h 57m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$80 - $440
Flights from Salt Lake City to Phoenix
Ave. Duration
1h 41m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$65 - $370
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Salt Lake City to Tucson via Denver
Ave. Duration
4h 23m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $600
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
+1 215-856-7924
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Salt Lake City Amtrak Station to Sacramento Valley Station
Ave. Duration
15h 43m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$75 - $110
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$75 - $110
Premium
$280 - $390
Flexi Coach Seat
$150 - $230
Business Seat
$160 - $230
Train from Sacramento Valley Station to Los Angeles Union Station
Ave. Duration
14h 25m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$65 - $95
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$65 - $95
Premium
$260 - $360
Flexi Coach Seat
$120 - $190
Business Seat
$130 - $190
Train from Los Angeles Union Station to Tucson Amtrak Station
Ave. Duration
9h 28m
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
$60 - $85
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$60 - $85
Premium
$250 - $350
Flexi Coach Seat
$110 - $170
Business Seat
$120 - $170
Bus operators
Flixbus USA
Phone
(855) 626-8585
Website
flixbus.com
Bus from PHX Airport/44th St Stn to University of Arizona
Ave. Duration
2h 15m
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$7 - $11
Schedules at
flixbus.com
Bus from Downtown Salt Lake City to Downtown Las Vegas
Ave. Duration
7h 55m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$21 - $30
Schedules at
flixbus.com
Bus from Downtown Las Vegas to University of Arizona
Ave. Duration
7h 55m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$20 - $29
Schedules at
flixbus.com
Greyhound USA

Greyhound is a leading bus company based in Dallas, Texas, serving over 3800 destinations across North America, Mexico and Canada. Greyhound carries around 18 million passengers a year who travel 5.4 billion miles (8.6 billion km) a year on their fleet of around 1700 vehicles. For travel flexibility, you can board or get off a Greyhound bus at official Greyhound stations, partner stations and curbside stops. There are around 230 Greyhound stations across the US where you can both catch your bus and buy tickets, that are also available on the official website and via the mobile app.

Rome2rio's guide to Greyhound USA
Contact Details
Phone
+1 214-849-8100/1-800-231-2222
Email
ifsr@greyhound.com
Website
greyhound.com
Night bus from Salt Lake City, Ut to Las Vegas, Nv
Ave. Duration
7h 50m
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
$45 - $65
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$45 - $65
Flexible
$75 - $110
Night bus from Las Vegas, Nv to Phoenix, Az
Ave. Duration
8h 15m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$45 - $70
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$45 - $70
Flexible
$75 - $110
Greyhound Mexico
Phone
01-800 890 6821
Website
greyhound.com.mx
Bus from Phoenix to Tucson
Ave. Duration
2h 30m
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$20 - $50
Schedules at
greyhound.com.mx

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The quickest flight from Salt Lake City Airport to Tucson Airport is the direct flight which takes 1h 55m.

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Salt Lake City to Tucson bus services, operated by Flixbus USA, arrive at University of Arizona station.

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Tucson is 1h behind Salt Lake City. It is currently 4:01 AM in Salt Lake City and 3:01 AM in Tucson.

Salt Lake City to Tucson train services, operated by Amtrak, arrive at Tucson Amtrak Station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Salt Lake City to Tucson is 785 miles. It takes approximately 13h 4m to drive from Salt Lake City to Tucson.

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Delta, United Airlines, Southwest Airlines and American Airlines offer flights from Salt Lake City Airport to Tucson Airport.

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There are 301+ hotels available in Tucson. Prices start at $100 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Salt Lake City to Salt Lake City Airport is to line 704 tram which takes 25 min and costs $3.

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