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There are 4 ways to get from San Diego to Saguaro National Park by plane, bus, train or night bus

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Fly  •  3h 13m

  1. Fly from San Diego (SAN) to Tucson (TUS) SAN - TUS

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Train  •  14h 7m

  1. Take the train from San Diego to Los Angeles Pacific Surfliner
  2. Take the train from Los Angeles to Tucson Amtrak Station Sunset Limited / ...

2 alternative options

Bus  •  12h 12m

  1. Take the bus from San Diego to San Bernardino Downtown Transit Center 2035
  2. Take the bus from San Bernardino, CA to Tucson La

Night bus  •  11h 47m

  1. Take the night bus from San Diego State University to Tucson N2057

San Diego (SAN) to Tucson (TUS) flights

The flight time between San Diego (SAN) and Tucson (TUS) is around 1h 43m and covers a distance of around 370 miles. This includes an average layover time of around 11 min. The fastest flight normally takes 1h 20m. Services are operated by Southwest Airlines and American Airlines. Typically 14 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:
1h 32m
Layover time:
11 min
Total time:
1h 43m

Flight route information

Fastest flight journey time:
1h 20m
Flight distance:
370 miles
Flights per week:
14
Cheapest price:
$121
Carbon emissions:
195 kg CO2

First and last flights

First flight departs at:
11:40
Last flight departs at:
15:30

The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

San Diego (SAN) to Tucson (TUS) flight schedules

Questions & Answers

The cost-effective way to get from San Diego to Saguaro National Park is to train, which costs $90 - $130 and takes 14h 7m.

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The quickest way to get from San Diego to Saguaro National Park is to fly which costs $130 - $450 and takes 3h 13m.

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The distance between San Diego and Saguaro National Park is 386 miles.

The best way to get from San Diego to Saguaro National Park without a car is to bus which takes 12h 12m and costs .

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It takes approximately 3h 13m to get from San Diego to Saguaro National Park, including transfers.

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The best way to get from San Diego to Saguaro National Park is to fly which takes 3h 13m and costs $130 - $450. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs and takes 12h 12m, you could also train, which costs $90 - $130 and takes 14h 7m.

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The quickest flight from San Diego Airport to Tucson Airport is the direct flight which takes 1h 20m.

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American Airlines and Southwest Airlines offer flights from San Diego Airport to Tucson Airport.

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

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The best way to get from San Diego to San Diego Airport is to line 992 bus which takes 15 min and costs $1 - $5.

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Map of how to get from San Diego to Saguaro National Park.
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  • Distance: 386.2 miles
  • Duration: 3h 13m

What companies run services between San Diego, CA, USA and Saguaro National Park, AZ, USA?

Southwest Airlines and American Airlines fly from San Diego to Saguaro National Park twice daily. Alternatively, you can take a bus from San Diego to Saguaro National Park via San Bernardino Downtown Transit Center, San Bernardino Transit Center, Gst @ Oak Sb Ns, San Bernardino, CA, and Tucson in around 12h 12m.

Airlines
Southwest Airlines
Website
southwest.com
Flights from San Diego to Tucson
Ave. Duration
1h 20m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $350
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from San Diego to Tucson via Phoenix
Ave. Duration
3h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $650
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 Diego to Los Angeles
Ave. Duration
2h 59m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$30 - $45
Schedules at
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$30 - $45
Premium
$190 - $270
Flexi Coach Seat
$45 - $75
Business Seat
$45 - $70
Train from Los Angeles to Tucson Amtrak Station
Ave. Duration
9h 28m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$60 - $85
Schedules at
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$60 - $85
Premium
$250 - $350
Flexi Coach Seat
$110 - $170
Business Seat
$120 - $170
Bus operators
FlixBus-us
Website
flixbus.com
Bus from San Diego to San Bernardino Downtown Transit Center
Ave. Duration
2h 50m
Frequency
Once daily
Schedules at
flixbus.com
Night bus from San Diego State University to Tucson
Ave. Duration
8h 30m
Frequency
6 times a week
Schedules at
flixbus.com
EPLA Limo Express
Website
eplalimo.com
Bus from San Bernardino, CA to Tucson
Ave. Duration
7h 10m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$45 - $70
Schedules at
eplalimo.com
One Way
$45 - $70

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