There are 11 ways to get from San Francisco to Tucson by subway, plane, train, bus 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

BART to Oakland, fly to Tucson  •  4 h 43 min

  1. Take the BART from Civic Center/UN Plaza to Coliseum
  2. Fly from Oakland (OAK) to Tucson (TUS) OAK - TUS

$141 - $713

Cheapest option

Caltrain, bus  •  23 h 38 min

  1. Take the Caltrain from San Francisco Caltrain to Palo Alto Caltrain Bullet / ...
  2. Take the bus from San Jose, CA to Tucson, AZ Tufesa

$58 - $167

9 alternative options

Fly San Francisco to Tucson  •  4 h 50 min

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

$177 - $470

Caltrain to San Jose, fly to Tucson  •  5 h 42 min

  1. Take the Caltrain from San Francisco Caltrain to Santa Clara Caltrain
  2. Fly from San Jose (SJC) to Tucson (TUS) SJC - TUS

$112 - $505

Fly San Francisco to Phoenix  •  5 h 52 min

  1. Fly from San Francisco (SFO) to Phoenix (PHX) SFO - PHX

$125 - $403

BART to Oakland, fly to Phoenix  •  5 h 56 min

  1. Take the BART from Civic Center/UN Plaza to Coliseum
  2. Fly from Oakland (OAK) to Phoenix (PHX) OAK - PHX

$129 - $416

Caltrain to San Jose, fly to Phoenix  •  6 h 49 min

  1. Take the Caltrain from San Francisco Caltrain to Santa Clara Caltrain
  2. Fly from San Jose (SJC) to Phoenix (PHX) SJC - PHX

$125 - $418

Bus  •  19 h 10 min

  1. Take the bus from San Francisco, Ca to Los Angeles, Ca 6853 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Los Angeles to Tucson Tijuana-Reynosa

$102 - $196

Bus, train  •  19 h 11 min

  1. Take the bus from Oakland, CA, W Oakland BART to Los Angeles, CA, LA Downtown 2001
  2. Take the train from Los Angeles Union Station Amtrak to Tucson Amtrak Sunset Limited / ...

$107 - $273

Train  •  24 h 7 min

  1. Take the train from Oakland Jack London Square Station to Los Angeles Union Station Amtrak Coast Starlight
  2. Take the train from Los Angeles Union Station Amtrak to Tucson Amtrak Sunset Limited / ...

$148 - $414

Drive  •  13 h 59 min

  1. Drive from San Francisco to Tucson 871.5 miles

$85 - $130

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from San Francisco to Tucson is to Caltrain and bus which costs $55 - $170 and takes 23 h 38 min.

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The quickest way to get from San Francisco to Tucson is to BART and fly which costs $140 - $750 and takes 4 h 43 min.

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The distance between San Francisco and Tucson is 759 miles. The road distance is 871.5 miles.

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It takes approximately 4 h 43 min to get from San Francisco to Tucson, including transfers.

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No, there is no direct bus from San Francisco to Tucson. However, there are services departing from San Francisco, Ca and arriving at Tucson via Los Angeles. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 19 h 10 min.

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Delta, American Airlines and Southwest Airlines offer flights from Oakland Airport to Tucson Airport.

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San Francisco to Tucson bus services, operated by Greyhound USA, arrive at Los Angeles station.

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Map of how to get from San Francisco to Tucson.
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  • Distance: 758.8 miles
  • Duration: 4 h 43 min

What companies run services between San Francisco, CA, USA and Tucson, AZ, USA?

United Airlines, American Airlines and three other airlines fly from San Francisco to Tucson hourly. Alternatively, you can take a bus from San Francisco to Tucson via Los Angeles, Ca and Los Angeles in around 19 h 10 min.

Airlines
Southwest Airlines
Website
southwest.com
Flights from Oakland to Tucson
Ave. Duration
1 h 55 min
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$150 - $650
Flights from Oakland to Tucson via Las Vegas
Ave. Duration
4 h 16 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $650
Flights from Oakland to Tucson via San Diego
Ave. Duration
4 h 6 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $700
Flights from Oakland to Tucson via Los Angeles
Ave. Duration
4 h 15 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$160 - $650
Flights from San Francisco to Tucson via San Diego
Ave. Duration
4 h 8 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $550
Flights from San Francisco to Tucson via Las Vegas
Ave. Duration
4 h 10 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$190 - $550
Flights from San Francisco to Tucson via Los Angeles
Ave. Duration
4 h 5 min
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$190 - $550
Flights from San Jose to Tucson
Ave. Duration
2 h 15 min
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$140 - $600
Flights from San Jose to Tucson via San Diego
Ave. Duration
3 h 58 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $600
Flights from San Jose to Tucson via Las Vegas
Ave. Duration
3 h 35 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$140 - $600
Flights from San Jose to Tucson via Los Angeles
Ave. Duration
3 h 51 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$140 - $600
Flights from San Francisco to Phoenix
Ave. Duration
2 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $700
Flights from Oakland to Phoenix
Ave. Duration
1 h 53 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $650
Flights from Oakland to Phoenix via Burbank
Ave. Duration
3 h 20 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$130 - $650
Flights from Oakland to Phoenix via Las Vegas
Ave. Duration
3 h 23 min
When
Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$130 - $650
Flights from Oakland to Phoenix via Santa Ana
Ave. Duration
3 h 25 min
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$130 - $650
Flights from Oakland to Phoenix via San Diego
Ave. Duration
3 h 30 min
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$130 - $650
Flights from San Jose to Phoenix
Ave. Duration
1 h 46 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $650
Flights from San Jose to Phoenix via Santa Ana
Ave. Duration
3 h 15 min
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$130 - $650
Flights from San Jose to Phoenix via Las Vegas
Ave. Duration
3 h 23 min
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$130 - $650
Flights from San Jose to Phoenix via San Diego
Ave. Duration
3 h 25 min
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$130 - $650
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Oakland to Tucson via Phoenix
Ave. Duration
3 h 49 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $700
Flights from San Francisco to Tucson via Phoenix
Ave. Duration
3 h 54 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $700
Flights from San Francisco to Tucson via Los Angeles
Ave. Duration
4 h 9 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $700
Flights from San Jose to Tucson via Phoenix
Ave. Duration
3 h 34 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $600
Flights from San Francisco to Phoenix
Ave. Duration
2 h 4 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$95 - $650
Flights from Oakland to Phoenix
Ave. Duration
1 h 59 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $650
Flights from San Jose to Phoenix
Ave. Duration
1 h 54 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$95 - $600
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from San Francisco to Tucson
Ave. Duration
2 h 12 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$220 - $650
Flights from San Francisco to Phoenix
Ave. Duration
2 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$95 - $700
Alaska Airlines, Inc.
Website
alaskaair.com
Flights from San Jose to Tucson
Ave. Duration
1 h 56 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $490
Flights from San Jose to Tucson via Phoenix
Ave. Duration
3 h 34 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $600
Flights from San Jose to Phoenix
Ave. Duration
1 h 54 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$95 - $600
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from Oakland to Tucson via Los Angeles
Ave. Duration
4 h
When
Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$130 - $700
Train operators
BART
Website
bart.gov
Subway from Civic Center/UN Plaza to Coliseum
Ave. Duration
25 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$3 - $4
Schedules at
bart.gov
Caltrain
Phone
+1 650-508-6200
Website
caltrain.com
Train from San Francisco Caltrain to Santa Clara Caltrain
Ave. Duration
1 h 12 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$8 - $11
Schedules at
caltrain.com
Train from San Francisco Caltrain to Palo Alto Caltrain
Ave. Duration
40 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$6 - $8
Schedules at
caltrain.com
Amtrak
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Contact Details
Phone
+1 1-800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Los Angeles Union Station Amtrak to Tucson Amtrak
Ave. Duration
9 h 28 min
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
Train from Oakland Jack London Square Station to Los Angeles Union Station Amtrak
Ave. Duration
12 h 10 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$70 - $200
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$70 - $110
Flexi Coach Seat
$120 - $180
Business Coach Seat
$140 - $200
Room
$310 - $430
Bus operators
Greyhound USA
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 Francisco, Ca to Los Angeles, Ca
Ave. Duration
8 h 30 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$40 - $110
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$40 - $70
Flexible
$75 - $110
Greyhound Mexico
Phone
01-800 890 6821
Website
greyhound.com.mx
Bus from Los Angeles to Tucson
Ave. Duration
9 h 40 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$60 - $95
Schedules at
greyhound.com.mx
FlixBus
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Contact Details
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Oakland, CA, W Oakland BART to Los Angeles, CA, LA Downtown
Ave. Duration
7 h 25 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$30 - $60
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Tufesa
Phone
016444102444
Website
tufesa.com.mx
Bus from San Jose, CA to Tucson, AZ
Ave. Duration
18 h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$45 - $150
Schedules at
tufesa.com.mx
Book at
gotobus.com
Plus
$45 - $70
Platinum
$70 - $90
Ejecutivo
$80 - $110

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