Directions from Scottsdale to Tucson

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Recommended option

Bus TAP Royal International  •  3 h 43 min

  1. Take the bus from Phoenix East to Tucson

Cheapest option

Bus, line 56 bus, shuttle  •  4 h 22 min

  1. Take the bus from Granite Reef Rd & Chaparral Rd to Scottsdale Rd & McDowell Rd Mrt
  2. Take the line 56 bus from McDowell Rd & Scottsdale Rd to Priest Dr & Center Pkwy 56
  3. Take a shuttle bus from Phoenix Sky Harbor Airport, AZ to Tucson

$35 - $56

3 alternative options

Bus Greyhound Mexico  •  5 h 8 min

  1. Take the bus from Phoenix, AZ to Tucson Tijuana Airport-Matamoros

$44 - $67

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 11 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 & Camelback Rd to Sky Train TC
  3. Fly from Phoenix (PHX) to Tucson (TUS) PHX - TUS

$90 - $499

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

TAP Royal International operates a bus from Scottsdale to Tucson every 30 minutes, and the journey takes 2 h 25 min.

Airlines
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Phoenix to Tucson
Ave. Duration
47 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$85 - $490
Bus operators
TAP Royal International
Phone
USA: (602) 273 3544 MÉXICO: 01800 0011 827
Email
contact@taproyal.com
Website
taproyal.com
Bus from Phoenix East to Tucson
Ave. Duration
2 h 25 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Schedules at
taproyal.com
Greyhound Mexico
Phone
01-800 890 6821
Website
greyhound.com.mx
Bus from Phoenix, AZ to Tucson
Ave. Duration
3 h 10 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$40 - $60
Schedules at
greyhound.com.mx
Valley Metro Phoenix
Website
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 & Camelback Rd to Sky Train TC
Ave. Duration
21 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$2 - $4
Schedules at
valleymetro.org
Bus from Granite Reef Rd & Chaparral Rd to Scottsdale Rd & McDowell Rd
Ave. Duration
27 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$2 - $4
Schedules at
valleymetro.org
Bus from McDowell Rd & Scottsdale Rd to Priest Dr & Center Pkwy
Ave. Duration
26 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$2 - $4
Schedules at
valleymetro.org
Arizona Shuttle

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Questions & Answers

The distance between Scottsdale and Tucson is 170 km. The road distance is 194 km.

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

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

No, there is no direct bus from Scottsdale to Tucson. However, there are services departing from Camelback Rd & Scottsdale Rd and arriving at Tucson via 24th St & Camelback Rd and Phoenix, AZ. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 5 h 8 min.

It takes approximately 3 h 43 min to get from Scottsdale to Tucson, including transfers.