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There are 5 ways to get from San Antonio to Saguaro National Park by plane, bus or train

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Fly San Antonio to Tucson

  1. Fly from San Antonio (SAT) to Tucson (TUS)

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Train

  1. Take the train from San Antonio Amtrak Station to Tucson Amtrak Station

Bus to Austin, fly to Tucson

  1. Take the bus from San Antonio to Austin
  2. Fly from Austin (AUS) to Tucson (TUS)

Fly San Antonio to Phoenix, bus

  1. Fly from San Antonio (SAT) to Phoenix (PHX)
  2. Take the bus from Phoenix Sky Harbor International Airport to University of Arizona

Bus

  1. Take the bus from San Antonio to El Paso
  2. Take the bus from El Paso to Tucson

San Antonio (SAT) to Tucson (TUS) flights

The flight time between San Antonio (SAT) and Tucson (TUS) is around 5h 38m and covers a distance of around 765 miles. This includes an average layover time of around 1h 45m. The fastest flight normally takes 4h 25m. Services are operated by Southwest Airlines, American Airlines, United Airlines and others. Typically 180 flights run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

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Average flight journey times

Time on flight:
3h 53m
Layover time:
1h 45m
Total time:
5h 38m

Flight route information

Fastest flight journey time:
4h 25m
Flight distance:
765 miles
Flights per week:
180
Cheapest price:
$133
Carbon emissions:
405 kg CO2

First and last flights

First flight departs at:
05:00
Last flight departs at:
20:30

The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

San Antonio (SAT) to Tucson (TUS) flight schedules

San Antonio → Saguaro National Park
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If you need help, visit the national COVID-19 website or call the COVID-19 Helpline 800-232-4636

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Yes, travel within United States is currently allowed.

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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
  • Domestic border crossings may be subject to approval, testing and quarantine

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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.

Last updated: 22 Sep 2021
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Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from San Antonio to Saguaro National Park is to train which costs $90 - $140 and takes 18h 40m.

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The fastest way to get from San Antonio to Saguaro National Park is to fly which takes 6h 43m and costs $170 - $360.

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The distance between San Antonio and Saguaro National Park is 748 miles.

The best way to get from San Antonio to Saguaro National Park without a car is to bus which takes 17h 50m and costs $90 - $140.

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It takes approximately 6h 43m to get from San Antonio to Saguaro National Park, including transfers.

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The best way to get from San Antonio to Saguaro National Park is to fly which takes 6h 43m and costs $170 - $360. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs $90 - $140 and takes 17h 50m, you could also train, which costs $90 - $140 and takes 18h 40m.

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There is no direct flight from San Antonio Airport to Tucson Airport. The quickest flight takes 4h 25m and has one stopover.

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Saguaro National Park is 2h behind San Antonio. It is currently 1:27 AM in San Antonio and 11:27 PM in Saguaro National Park.

Delta, United Airlines, American Airlines and Southwest Airlines offer flights from San Antonio Airport to Tucson Airport.

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

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Map of how to get from San Antonio to Saguaro National Park.
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  • Distance: 747.6 miles
  • Duration: 6h 43m

What companies run services between San Antonio, TX, USA and Saguaro National Park, AZ, USA?

Southwest Airlines, American Airlines and two other airlines fly from San Antonio to Saguaro National Park hourly. Alternatively, you can take a bus from San Antonio to Saguaro National Park via El Paso, El Paso, and Tucson in around 17h 50m.

Airlines
Southwest Airlines
Website
southwest.com
Flights from San Antonio to Tucson via Houston Hobby Apt
Ave. Duration
4h 25m
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$130 - $430
Flights from San Antonio to Tucson via Denver
Ave. Duration
5h 18m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $470
Flights from San Antonio to Tucson via Las Vegas
Ave. Duration
5h 32m
When
Tuesday, Wednesday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$140 - $470
Flights from Austin to Tucson via Houston Hobby Apt
Ave. Duration
4h 30m
When
Monday, Thursday and Friday
Estimated price
$120 - $390
Flights from Austin to Tucson via Denver
Ave. Duration
5h 31m
When
Tuesday, Wednesday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$130 - $430
Flights from Austin to Tucson via Las Vegas
Ave. Duration
5h 41m
When
Tuesday, Wednesday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$130 - $440
Flights from Austin to Tucson via San Diego
Ave. Duration
5h 40m
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$130 - $450
Flights from San Antonio to Phoenix
Ave. Duration
2h 25m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $340
Flights from San Antonio to Phoenix via El Paso
Ave. Duration
4h 10m
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$110 - $340
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from San Antonio to Tucson via Dallas/Ft.Worth
Ave. Duration
4h 52m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $470
Flights from San Antonio to Tucson via Phoenix
Ave. Duration
5h 23m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $460
Flights from Austin to Tucson via Dallas/Ft.Worth
Ave. Duration
4h 36m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $440
Flights from Austin to Tucson via Phoenix
Ave. Duration
5h 19m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $430
Flights from San Antonio to Phoenix
Ave. Duration
2h 27m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$220 - $470
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from San Antonio to Tucson via Houston
Ave. Duration
5h 4m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$240 - $490
Flights from San Antonio to Tucson via Denver
Ave. Duration
5h 16m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$240 - $490
Flights from Austin to Tucson via Houston
Ave. Duration
5h 10m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $480
Flights from Austin to Tucson via Denver
Ave. Duration
5h 21m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $550
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from San Antonio to Tucson via Salt Lake City
Ave. Duration
5h 49m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$310 - $460
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 San Antonio Amtrak Station to Tucson Amtrak Station
Ave. Duration
18h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$90 - $140
Schedules at
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$90 - $140
Premium
$310 - $440
Flexi Coach Seat
$180 - $280
Business Seat
$200 - $290
Bus operators
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
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.

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Contact Details
Phone
+1 214-849-8100/1-800-231-2222
Email
ifsr@greyhound.com
Website
greyhound.com
Bus from San Antonio to El Paso
Ave. Duration
10h 25m
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
$55 - $85
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$55 - $85
Flexible
$90 - $130
EPLA Limo Express
Website
eplalimo.com
Bus from El Paso to Tucson
Ave. Duration
5h 45m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$35 - $55
Schedules at
eplalimo.com
One Way
$35 - $55

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