There are 8 ways to get from San Antonio 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 San Antonio to Tucson  •  7 h 23 min

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

$202 - $903

Cheapest option

Bus  •  19 h 34 min

  1. Take the bus from San Antonio to Tucson Matamoros-Tijuana Airport / ...

$89 - $136

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Fly San Antonio to Phoenix  •  6 h 23 min

  1. Fly from San Antonio (SAT) to Phoenix (PHX) SAT - PHX

$171 - $546

Bus to Austin, fly to Tucson  •  7 h 18 min

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

$318 - $472

Bus to Austin, fly to Phoenix  •  8 h 21 min

  1. Take the bus from San Antonio, Tx to Austin, Tx
  2. Fly from Austin (AUS) to Phoenix (PHX) AUS - PHX

$177 - $525

Train  •  18 h

  1. Take the train from San Antonio Amtrak to Tucson Amtrak Sunset Limited / ...

$120 - $360

Bus Greyhound USA  •  18 h

  1. Take the bus from San Antonio, Tx to Lordsburg, Nm 1419
  2. Take the bus from Lordsburg to Tucson Ciudad Juárez-Tijuana Airport / ...

$116 - $240

Drive  •  14 h 13 min

  1. Drive from San Antonio to Tucson 872.2 miles

$85 - $130

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The cheapest way to get from San Antonio to Tucson is to drive which costs $85 - $130 and takes 14 h 13 min.

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The quickest way to get from San Antonio to Tucson is to fly which costs $170 - $550 and takes 6 h 23 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from San Antonio to Tucson. However, there are services departing from San Antonio, Tx and arriving at Tucson via Lordsburg. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 18 h.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from San Antonio Amtrak and arriving at Tucson Amtrak. Services depart six times a week, and operate Tuesday, Friday and Sunday. The journey takes approximately 18 h.

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The distance between San Antonio and Tucson is 767 miles. The road distance is 872.2 miles.

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The best way to get from San Antonio to Tucson without a car is to train which takes 18 h and costs $120 - $360.

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It takes approximately 7 h 23 min to get from San Antonio to Tucson, including transfers.

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San Antonio to Tucson bus services, operated by Greyhound USA, depart from San Antonio, Tx station.

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Map of how to get from San Antonio to Tucson.
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  • Distance: 766.5 miles
  • Duration: 7 h 23 min

What companies run services between San Antonio, TX, USA and Tucson, AZ, USA?

American Airlines, United Airlines and two other airlines fly from San Antonio to Tucson hourly. Alternatively, Amtrak operates a train from San Antonio to Tucson 6 times a week. Tickets cost $120 - $360 and the journey takes 18 h.

Airlines
Southwest Airlines
Website
southwest.com
Flights from San Antonio to Tucson via Las Vegas
Ave. Duration
5 h 35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$260 - $1,000
Flights from San Antonio to Tucson via Denver
Ave. Duration
5 h 13 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$260 - $1,000
Flights from San Antonio to Tucson via Los Angeles
Ave. Duration
6 h 15 min
When
Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$280 - $1,100
Flights from San Antonio to Phoenix
Ave. Duration
2 h 18 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$380 - $1,300
Flights from San Antonio to Phoenix via Dallas
Ave. Duration
4 h 31 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$380 - $1,300
Flights from Austin to Tucson via Denver
Ave. Duration
5 h 5 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$240 - $950
Flights from Austin to Tucson via Las Vegas
Ave. Duration
5 h 5 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$250 - $950
Flights from Austin to Phoenix
Ave. Duration
2 h 21 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $1,000
Flights from Austin to Phoenix via Albuquerque
Ave. Duration
4 h 2 min
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$200 - $1,000
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from San Antonio to Tucson via Phoenix
Ave. Duration
5 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $900
Flights from San Antonio to Tucson via Dallas/Ft.Worth
Ave. Duration
5 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $900
Flights from San Antonio to Phoenix
Ave. Duration
2 h 29 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $1,000
Flights from Austin to Tucson via Dallas/Ft.Worth
Ave. Duration
4 h 39 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $850
Flights from Austin to Tucson via Phoenix
Ave. Duration
4 h 24 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$190 - $850
Flights from Austin to Phoenix
Ave. Duration
2 h 28 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $850
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from San Antonio to Tucson via Houston
Ave. Duration
4 h 58 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$220 - $1,000
Flights from San Antonio to Tucson via Denver
Ave. Duration
5 h 28 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$240 - $1,100
Flights from Austin to Tucson via Houston
Ave. Duration
5 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $900
Flights from Austin to Tucson via Denver
Ave. Duration
5 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$220 - $1,000
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from San Antonio to Tucson via Los Angeles
Ave. Duration
6 h 33 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$230 - $1,000
ViaAir
Website
flyviaair.com
Flights from Austin to Tucson
Ave. Duration
2 h 30 min
When
Monday, Thursday and Friday
Estimated price
$300 - $430
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 San Antonio Amtrak to Tucson Amtrak
Ave. Duration
18 h
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
$120 - $360
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$120 - $180
Flexi Coach Seat
$220 - $310
Business Coach Seat
$250 - $360
Room
$490 - $700
Bus operators
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
Bus from San Antonio, Tx to Austin, Tx
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$14 - $35
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$14 - $21
Flexible
$25 - $35
Bus from San Antonio, Tx to Lordsburg, Nm
Ave. Duration
15 h 5 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$70 - $180
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$70 - $120
Flexible
$130 - $180
Greyhound Mexico
Phone
01-800 890 6821
Website
greyhound.com.mx
Bus from Lordsburg to Tucson
Ave. Duration
1 h 55 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$45 - $65
Schedules at
greyhound.com.mx
Bus from San Antonio to Tucson
Ave. Duration
19 h 15 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$85 - $140
Schedules at
greyhound.com.mx

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