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

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Line 72 bus, bus  •  3 h 16 min

  1. Take the line 72 bus from Scottsdale Rd & Indian School Rd to University/Rural TC 72
  2. Take the bus from Tempe to Tucson FlixBus

$8 - $18

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Bus  •  4 h 48 min

  1. Take the bus from Phoenix to Tucson Tijuana-Monterrey 1 / ...

$45 - $69

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 13 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

$90 - $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 & Indian School Rd and arriving at Downtown Ronstadt Center via Tempe and St Mary's/I-10 Interstate. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 3 h 16 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 line 72 bus and bus which takes 3 h 16 min and costs $8 - $19.

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It takes approximately 3 h 16 min to get from Scottsdale to Tucson, including transfers.

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Scottsdale to Tucson bus services, operated by Valley Metro Phoenix, depart from Scottsdale Rd & Indian School Rd station.

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The quickest flight from Phoenix Airport to Tucson Airport is the direct flight which takes 46 min.

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Scottsdale to Tucson bus services, operated by Flixbus USA, arrive at Tucson 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 16 min

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

You can take a bus from Scottsdale to Tucson via University/Rural TC, Tempe, Tucson, and St Mary's/I-10 Interstate in around 3 h 16 min.

Airlines
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Phoenix to Tucson
Ave. Duration
48 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$85 - $490
Bus operators
Valley Metro Phoenix
Website
valleymetro.org
Bus from Scottsdale Rd & Indian School Rd to University/Rural TC
Ave. Duration
22 min
Frequency
Every 20 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
21 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$2 - $4
Schedules at
valleymetro.org
Flixbus USA
Phone
(855) 626-8585
Website
flixbus.com
Bus from Tempe to Tucson
Ave. Duration
1 h 35 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$5 - $13
Schedules at
flixbus.com
Greyhound Mexico
Phone
01-800 890 6821
Website
greyhound.com.mx
Bus from Phoenix to Tucson
Ave. Duration
2 h 30 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$40 - $60
Schedules at
greyhound.com.mx

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American Airlines offers flights from Phoenix Airport to Tucson Airport.

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