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There are 5 ways to get from San Francisco Airport (SFO) to Saguaro National Park by plane, night bus, train or bus

Select an option below to see step-by-step directions and to compare ticket prices and travel times in Rome2rio's travel planner.

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Fly  •  2h 47m

  1. Fly from San Francisco (SFO) to Tucson (TUS) SFO - TUS

Cheapest option

Caltrain, bus  •  22h 23m

  1. Take the Caltrain from Millbrae Caltrain to San Jose Diridon Caltrain L1 / ...
  2. Take the bus from San Jose to Los Angeles
  3. Take the bus from Los Angeles to Tucson La

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Night bus, train  •  20h 50m

  1. Take the night bus from Redwood City Station to Los Angeles Downtown N2002
  2. Take the train from Los Angeles to Tucson Amtrak Station Sunset Limited / ...

Bus  •  24h 28m

  1. Take the bus from King & Virginia - San Jose to Tucson, AZ San Jose-Nogales

Caltrain, train  •  24h 37m

  1. Take the Caltrain from Millbrae Caltrain to San Jose Diridon Caltrain L1 / ...
  2. Take the train from San Jose to Los Angeles
  3. Take the train from Los Angeles to Tucson Amtrak Station

San Francisco (SFO) to Tucson (TUS) flights

The flight time between San Francisco (SFO) and Tucson (TUS) is around 4h 21m and covers a distance of around 756 miles. This includes an average layover time of around 1h 25m. The fastest flight normally takes 2h 9m. Services are operated by United Airlines, Southwest Airlines, American Airlines and others. Typically 108 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:
2h 56m
Layover time:
1h 25m
Total time:
4h 21m

Flight route information

Fastest flight journey time:
2h 9m
Flight distance:
756 miles
Flights per week:
108
Cheapest price:
$124
Carbon emissions:
400 kg CO2

First and last flights

First flight departs at:
06:00
Last flight departs at:
19:05

The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

San Francisco (SFO) to Tucson (TUS) flight schedules

San Francisco Airport (SFO) → Saguaro National Park
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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 Francisco Airport (SFO) to Saguaro National Park is to Caltrain and bus which costs $100 - $170 and takes 22h 23m.

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The quickest way to get from San Francisco Airport (SFO) to Saguaro National Park is to fly which costs $180 - $370 and takes 2h 47m.

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The distance between San Francisco Airport (SFO) and Saguaro National Park is 770 miles.

The best way to get from San Francisco Airport (SFO) to Saguaro National Park without a car is to night bus and train which takes 20h 50m and costs .

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It takes approximately 2h 47m to get from San Francisco Airport (SFO) to Saguaro National Park, including transfers.

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The best way to get from San Francisco Airport (SFO) to Saguaro National Park is to fly which takes 2h 47m and costs $180 - $370. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs $110 - $180 and takes 24h 28m, you could also Caltrain and train, which costs $120 - $190 and takes 24h 37m.

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The quickest flight from San Francisco Airport to Tucson Airport is the direct flight which takes 2h 9m.

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United Airlines, American Airlines, Delta and Southwest Airlines offer flights from San Francisco 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 Francisco Airport (SFO) to Saguaro National Park.
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  • Distance: 769.7 miles
  • Duration: 2h 47m

What companies run services between San Francisco Airport (SFO), USA and Saguaro National Park, AZ, USA?

United Airlines, Southwest Airlines and four other airlines fly from San Francisco Airport (SFO) to Saguaro National Park hourly. Alternatively, Tufesa operates a bus from King & Virginia - San Jose to Tucson, AZ 4 times a week. Tickets cost $110 - $160 and the journey takes 19h 45m.

Airlines
Southwest Airlines
Website
southwest.com
Flights from San Francisco to Tucson via Las Vegas
Ave. Duration
4h 26m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $380
Flights from San Francisco to Tucson via San Diego
Ave. Duration
4h 47m
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$120 - $390
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from San Francisco to Tucson via Salt Lake City
Ave. Duration
4h 46m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$290 - $400
Flights from San Francisco to Tucson via Los Angeles
Ave. Duration
4h 58m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$280 - $350
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from San Francisco to Tucson via Los Angeles
Ave. Duration
4h 39m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$220 - $600
Flights from San Francisco to Tucson via Phoenix
Ave. Duration
4h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$220 - $600
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from San Francisco to Tucson
Ave. Duration
2h 9m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$230 - $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 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
Train from San Jose to Los Angeles
Ave. Duration
10h 53m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$55 - $80
Schedules at
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$55 - $80
Premium
$240 - $330
Flexi Coach Seat
$100 - $150
Business Seat
$100 - $150
Caltrain
Phone
+1 650-508-6200
Website
caltrain.com
Train from Millbrae Caltrain to San Jose Diridon Caltrain
Ave. Duration
1h 14m
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$3 - $10
Schedules at
caltrain.com
One-way Senior / Disabled / Youth / Medicare Cardholder
$3 - $5
One-way Adult
$7 - $10
Bus operators
FlixBus-us
Website
flixbus.com
Night bus from Redwood City Station to Los Angeles Downtown
Ave. Duration
7h 5m
Frequency
6 times a week
Schedules at
flixbus.com
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 San Jose to Los Angeles
Ave. Duration
9h
Frequency
Once daily
Schedules at
amtrak.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
Bus from San Jose to Los Angeles Union Sta
Ave. Duration
7h 10m
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$45 - $65
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$45 - $65
Flexible
$70 - $110
EPLA Limo Express
Website
eplalimo.com
Bus from Los Angeles to Tucson
Ave. Duration
8h 50m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$50 - $80
Schedules at
eplalimo.com
One Way
$50 - $80
Tufesa
Phone
7022546899
Email
serviciosvegas@hotmail.com
Website
tufesabus.com
Bus from King & Virginia - San Jose to Tucson, AZ
Ave. Duration
19h 45m
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
$110 - $160
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GotoBus

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