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There are 4 ways to get from Scottsdale to Tucson by bus, car or plane

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Bus  •  3 h 17 min

  1. Take the bus from Tempe to University of Arizona FlixBus

$8 - $16

3 alternative options

Line 17 bus, bus  •  4 h 45 min

  1. Take the line 17 bus from McDowell Rd & Scottsdale Rd to McDowell Rd & 27th Av 17
  2. Take the bus from Phoenix to Tucson

$25 - $37

Drive  •  1 h 55 min

  1. Drive from Scottsdale to Tucson 121.3 miles

$11 - $18

Line 50 bus, line 44 bus, fly  •  4 h 3 min

  1. Take the line 50 bus from Camelback Rd & Scottsdale Rd to Camelback Rd & 44th St
  2. Take the line 44 bus from 44th St & Colter St to Sky Train Station
  3. Fly from Phoenix (PHX) to Tucson (TUS) PHX - TUS

$91 - $499

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The cheapest way to get from Scottsdale to Tucson is to drive which costs $11 - $18 and takes 1 h 55 min.

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The quickest way to get from Scottsdale to Tucson is to drive which costs $11 - $18 and takes 1 h 55 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Scottsdale to Tucson. However, there are services departing from Scottsdale Rd & Camelback Rd and arriving at University of Arizona via Tempe. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 3 h 17 min.

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The distance between Scottsdale and Tucson is 106 miles. The road distance is 121.3 miles.

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The best way to get from Scottsdale to Tucson without a car is to bus which takes 3 h 17 min and costs $8 - $17.

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It takes approximately 3 h 17 min to get from Scottsdale to Tucson, including transfers.

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Scottsdale to Tucson bus services, operated by Flixbus USA, depart from Tempe station.

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The quickest flight from Phoenix Airport to Tucson Airport is the direct flight which takes 45 min.

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Scottsdale to Tucson bus services, operated by Flixbus USA, arrive at University of Arizona station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Scottsdale to Tucson is 121 miles. It takes approximately 1 h 55 min to drive from Scottsdale to Tucson.

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  • Distance: 106 miles
  • Duration: 3 h 17 min

What companies run services between Scottsdale, AZ, USA and Tucson, AZ, USA?

Flixbus USA operates a bus from Scottsdale to Tucson 4 times a day. Tickets cost $6 - $13 and the journey takes 1 h 50 min.

Airlines
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Phoenix to Tucson
Ave. Duration
49 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$85 - $490
Bus operators
Flixbus USA
Phone
(855) 626-8585
Website
flixbus.com
Bus from Tempe to University of Arizona
Ave. Duration
1 h 50 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$6 - $13
Schedules at
flixbus.com
Valley Metro Phoenix
Phone
(602) 253-5000
Email
csr@valleymetro.org
Website
valleymetro.org
Bus from McDowell Rd & Scottsdale Rd to McDowell Rd & 27th Av
Ave. Duration
1 h 1 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$2 - $4
Schedules at
valleymetro.org
Bus from Camelback Rd & Scottsdale Rd to Camelback Rd & 44th St
Ave. Duration
10 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$2 - $4
Schedules at
valleymetro.org
Bus from 44th St & Colter St to Sky Train Station
Ave. Duration
20 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$2 - $4
Schedules at
valleymetro.org
Tufesa
Phone
7022546899
Email
serviciosvegas@hotmail.com
Website
tufesabus.com
Bus from Phoenix to Tucson
Ave. Duration
2 h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$21 - $30
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American Airlines offers flights from Phoenix Airport to Tucson Airport.

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