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There are 8 ways to get from Santa Fe to Tucson by plane, shuttle, bus, train or car

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Fly Santa Fe to Tucson  •  4 h 42 min

  1. Fly from Santa Fe (SAF) to Tucson (TUS) SAF - TUS

$184 - $840

Cheapest option

Train, bus  •  14 h 30 min

  1. Take the train from Santa Fe Depot to Downtown Albuquerque
  2. Take the train from Albuquerque Alvarado Transportation Center to Flagstaff Amtrak Station
  3. Take the bus from Flagstaff to Phoenix Airport
  4. Take the bus from Phoenix Airport to University of Arizona

$76 - $199

6 alternative options

Shuttle to Albuquerque, fly to Tucson  •  6 h 42 min

  1. Take a shuttle bus from Santa Fe, NM to Albuquerque International Airport, NM
  2. Fly from Albuquerque (ABQ) to Tucson (TUS) ABQ - TUS

$150 - $685

Fly Santa Fe to Phoenix, shuttle  •  4 h 25 min

  1. Fly from Santa Fe (SAF) to Phoenix (PHX) SAF - PHX
  2. Take a shuttle bus from Phoenix Sky Harbor Airport, AZ to Tucson

$232 - $943

Bus  •  13 h

  1. Take the bus from Santa Fe to El Paso, TX Greeley to El Paso
  2. Take the bus from El Paso to Tucson Reynosa-Tijuana / ...

$103 - $157

Train, shuttle  •  14 h 24 min

  1. Take the train from Santa Fe Depot to Downtown Albuquerque
  2. Take the train from Albuquerque Alvarado Transportation Center to Flagstaff Amtrak Station
  3. Take a shuttle bus from Flagstaff Amtrak to Phoenix Sky Harbor Airport, AZ
  4. Take a shuttle bus from Phoenix Sky Harbor Airport, AZ to Tucson

$153 - $296

Train, Amtrak Thruway, bus  •  16 h 7 min

  1. Take the train from Santa Fe Depot to Downtown Albuquerque
  2. Take the train from Albuquerque Alvarado Transportation Center to Flagstaff Amtrak Station
  3. Take the Amtrak Thruway from Flagstaff, AZ to Phoenix, AZ - Sky Harbor Airport
  4. Take the bus from Phoenix to Tucson

Drive  •  8 h 21 min

  1. Drive from Santa Fe to Tucson 511.9 miles

$50 - $75

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The cheapest way to get from Santa Fe to Tucson is to drive which costs $50 - $75 and takes 8 h 21 min.

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The quickest way to get from Santa Fe to Tucson is to fly and shuttle which costs $230 - $950 and takes 4 h 25 min.

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The distance between Santa Fe and Tucson is 375 miles. The road distance is 511.9 miles.

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The best way to get from Santa Fe to Tucson without a car is to bus which takes 13 h and costs $100 - $160.

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It takes approximately 4 h 42 min to get from Santa Fe to Tucson, including transfers.

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The best way to get from Santa Fe to Tucson is to fly which takes 4 h 42 min and costs $180 - $850. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs $100 - $160 and takes 13 h.

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There is no direct flight from Santa Fe Airport to Tucson Airport. The quickest flight takes 3 h 14 min and has one stopover.

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Yes, the driving distance between Santa Fe to Tucson is 512 miles. It takes approximately 8 h 21 min to drive from Santa Fe to Tucson.

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American Airlines and United Airlines offer flights from Santa Fe Airport to Tucson Airport.

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There are 201+ hotels available in Tucson. Prices start at $54 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Santa Fe to Tucson.
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  • Distance: 375 miles
  • Duration: 4 h 42 min

What companies run services between Santa Fe, NM, USA and Tucson, AZ, USA?

American Airlines and United Airlines fly from Santa Fe to Tucson every 4 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Santa Fe to Tucson via Santa Fe, El Paso, TX, and El Paso in around 13 h.

Airlines
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Santa Fe to Tucson via Phoenix
Ave. Duration
3 h 14 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$150 - $800
Flights from Santa Fe to Tucson via Dallas/Ft.Worth
Ave. Duration
6 h 6 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$220 - $900
Flights from Albuquerque to Tucson via Phoenix
Ave. Duration
3 h 50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $650
Flights from Albuquerque to Tucson via Los Angeles
Ave. Duration
5 h 18 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $750
Flights from Albuquerque to Tucson via Dallas/Ft.Worth
Ave. Duration
5 h 40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $750
Flights from Santa Fe to Phoenix
Ave. Duration
1 h 34 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$160 - $850
Southwest Airlines
Website
southwest.com
Flights from Albuquerque to Tucson via Las Vegas
Ave. Duration
4 h 48 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $700
Flights from Albuquerque to Tucson via San Diego
Ave. Duration
4 h 15 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$170 - $700
Flights from Albuquerque to Tucson via Los Angeles
Ave. Duration
4 h 25 min
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$180 - $750
Flights from Albuquerque to Tucson via Dallas
Ave. Duration
5 h 15 min
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$200 - $800
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Santa Fe to Tucson via Denver
Ave. Duration
5 h 6 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $900
Flights from Albuquerque to Tucson via Denver
Ave. Duration
5 h 17 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $750
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from Albuquerque to Tucson via Salt Lake City
Ave. Duration
5 h 1 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$150 - $750
Flights from Albuquerque to Tucson via Los Angeles
Ave. Duration
5 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $750
Train operators
Rio Metro Regional Transit District
Phone
1-866-795-7245
Email
riometro@mrcog-nm.gov
Website
riometro.org
Train from Santa Fe Depot to Downtown Albuquerque
Ave. Duration
1 h 32 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$7 - $11
Schedules at
riometro.org
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 Albuquerque Alvarado Transportation Center to Flagstaff Amtrak Station
Ave. Duration
5 h 13 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$55 - $160
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$55 - $85
Flexi Coach Seat
$100 - $150
Business Coach Seat
$100 - $160
Room
$260 - $360
Bus operators
Sandia Shuttle Express
Website
sandiashuttle.com
Shuttle from Santa Fe, NM to Albuquerque International Airport, NM
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$28 - $33
Schedules at
sandiashuttle.com
Arizona Shuttle
Phone
+1 (800) 888-2749
Website
arizonashuttle.com
Shuttle from Phoenix Sky Harbor Airport, AZ to Tucson
Ave. Duration
2 h
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$40 - $55
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Arizona Shuttle
Shuttle from Flagstaff Amtrak to Phoenix Sky Harbor Airport, AZ
Ave. Duration
3 h 10 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$50 - $70
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Arizona Shuttle
EPLA Limo Express
Website
eplalimo.com
Bus from Santa Fe to El Paso, TX
Ave. Duration
5 h 45 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$35 - $55
Schedules at
eplalimo.com
Greyhound Mexico
Phone
01-800 890 6821
Website
greyhound.com.mx
Bus from El Paso to Tucson
Ave. Duration
5 h 55 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$50 - $80
Schedules at
greyhound.com.mx
Bus from Phoenix to Tucson
Ave. Duration
2 h 30 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$40 - $60
Schedules at
greyhound.com.mx
Flixbus USA
Phone
(855) 626-8585
Website
flixbus.com
Bus from Flagstaff to Phoenix Airport
Ave. Duration
2 h 35 min
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$7 - $15
Schedules at
flixbus.com
Bus from Phoenix Airport to University of Arizona
Ave. Duration
2 h 10 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$6 - $13
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 Flagstaff, AZ to Phoenix, AZ - Sky Harbor Airport
Ave. Duration
3 h 10 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Website
amtrak.com

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