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There are 7 ways to get from Salt Lake City to Tucson by plane, shuttle, bus, night bus, train or car

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Recommended option

Fly to Tucson  •  4h 41m

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

$114 - $604

Cheapest option

Amtrak Thruway operated by Greyhound, bus  •  17h 18m

  1. Take the Amtrak Thruway operated by Greyhound from Salt Lake City, Greyhound Bus Station, UT to Las Vegas 8453
  2. Take the bus from Las Vegas Downtown to University of Arizona FlixBus

$20 - $36

5 alternative options

Fly to Phoenix, shuttle  •  5h 43m

  1. Fly from Salt Lake City (SLC) to Phoenix (PHX) SLC - PHX
  2. Take a shuttle bus from Phoenix Sky Harbor Airport, AZ to Tucson

$142 - $488

Night bus, bus  •  17h 19m

  1. Take the night bus from Salt Lake City, Ut to Las Vegas, Nv 6051
  2. Take the bus from Las Vegas Downtown to University of Arizona FlixBus

$64 - $139

Bus  •  22h 30m

  1. Take the bus from West Valley City to Las Vegas @ Excalibur
  2. Take the bus from Las Vegas @ Excalibur to Phoenix
  3. Take the bus from Phoenix to Tucson

$126 - $180

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

$257 - $724

Drive  •  13h 33m

  1. Drive from Salt Lake City to Tucson 784.1 miles

$75 - $120

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The cheapest way to get from Salt Lake City to Tucson is to Amtrak Thruway operated by Greyhound and bus which costs $20 - $40 and takes 17h 18m.

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The quickest way to get from Salt Lake City to Tucson is to fly which costs $110 - $650 and takes 4h 41m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Salt Lake City station to Tucson. However, there are services departing from Salt Lake City, Greyhound Bus Station, UT and arriving at University of Arizona via Main @ Bridger and Las Vegas Downtown. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 17h 18m.

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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 784.1 miles.

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The best way to get from Salt Lake City to Tucson without a car is to Amtrak Thruway operated by Greyhound and bus which takes 17h 18m and costs $20 - $40.

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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 Amtrak, arrive at Salt Lake City, Greyhound Bus Station, UT.

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Salt Lake City to Tucson train services, operated by Amtrak, arrive at 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 $110 - $650. Alternatively, you can Amtrak Thruway operated by Greyhound and bus, which costs $20 - $40 and takes 17h 18m, you could also train, which costs $250 - $750 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 three 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 Las Vegas, Main @ Bridger, Bonneville @ 1st, and Las Vegas Downtown in around 17h 18m.

Airlines
Southwest Airlines
Website
southwest.com
Flights from Salt Lake City to Tucson via Las Vegas
Ave. Duration
3h 57m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $600
Flights from Salt Lake City to Tucson via San Diego
Ave. Duration
4h 20m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$150 - $650
Flights from Salt Lake City to Phoenix
Ave. Duration
1h 42m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $800
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from Salt Lake City to Tucson
Ave. Duration
2h 3m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $600
Flights from Salt Lake City to Tucson via Los Angeles
Ave. Duration
4h 46m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$130 - $650
Flights from Salt Lake City to Phoenix
Ave. Duration
1h 50m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $700
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Salt Lake City to Tucson via Phoenix
Ave. Duration
3h 58m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $600
Flights from Salt Lake City to Phoenix
Ave. Duration
1h 45m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $750
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Salt Lake City to Tucson via Denver
Ave. Duration
4h 37m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $700
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
Twice daily
Estimated price
$100 - $290
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$100 - $150
Flexi Coach Seat
$180 - $260
Business Coach Seat
$200 - $290
Room
$410 - $600
Train from Sacramento Valley Station to Los Angeles Union Station
Ave. Duration
14h 25m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$80 - $230
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$80 - $120
Flexi Coach Seat
$140 - $210
Business Coach Seat
$160 - $230
Room
$340 - $480
Train from Los Angeles Union Station to Tucson Amtrak Station
Ave. Duration
9h 28m
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
Arizona Shuttle
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.

Rome2rio's guide to Amtrak
Contact Details
Phone
+1 215-856-7924
Website
amtrak.com
Bus from Salt Lake City, Greyhound Bus Station, UT to Las Vegas
Ave. Duration
8h 10m
Frequency
Once daily
Website
amtrak.com
Flixbus USA
Phone
(855) 626-8585
Website
flixbus.com
Bus from Las Vegas Downtown to University of Arizona
Ave. Duration
8h
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
$14 - $26
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
$40 - $110
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$40 - $70
Flexible
$80 - $110
Tufesa
Phone
7022546899
Email
serviciosvegas@hotmail.com
Website
tufesabus.com
Bus from West Valley City to Las Vegas @ Excalibur
Ave. Duration
8h 10m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$60 - $85
Book at
GotoBus
Bus from Las Vegas @ Excalibur to Phoenix
Ave. Duration
8h 45m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$40 - $60
Book at
GotoBus
Bus from Phoenix to Tucson
Ave. Duration
2h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$21 - $30
Book at
GotoBus

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More Questions & Answers

The quickest flight from Salt Lake City Airport to Tucson Airport is the direct flight which takes 1h 56m.

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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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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 784 miles. It takes approximately 13h 33m to drive from Salt Lake City to Tucson.

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

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There are 216+ hotels available in Tucson. Prices start at $58 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 25m and costs $3.

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