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There are 6 ways to get from Seattle to Tucson by plane, shuttle, bus, train or car

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Recommended option

Fly to Tucson  •  5 h 45 min

  1. Fly from Seattle (SEA) to Tucson (TUS) SEA - TUS

$115 - $346

5 alternative options

Fly to Phoenix, shuttle  •  6 h 53 min

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

$123 - $319

Bus  •  37 h 28 min

  1. Take the bus from Seattle, Wa to Los Angeles, Ca 1431 / ...
  2. Take the bus from LA Downtown to University of Arizona FlixBus

$127 - $304

Train, bus  •  43 h 46 min

  1. Take the train from Seattle King Street Station to San Jose Diridon Station Coast Starlight
  2. Take the bus from San Jose to Tucson

$240 - $529

Train  •  45 h 43 min

  1. Take the train from Seattle King Street Station to Los Angeles Union Station Amtrak Coast Starlight
  2. Take the train from Los Angeles Union Station Amtrak to Tucson Amtrak Sunset Limited / ...

$252 - $724

Drive  •  26 h 50 min

  1. Drive from Seattle to Tucson 1632.1 miles

$160 - $240

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The cheapest way to get from Seattle to Tucson is to fly and shuttle which costs $120 - $320 and takes 6 h 53 min.

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The quickest way to get from Seattle to Tucson is to fly which costs $110 - $350 and takes 5 h 45 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Seattle to Tucson. However, there are services departing from Seattle, Wa and arriving at University of Arizona via 7th / Decatur, Olive / 5th and LA Downtown. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 37 h 28 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Seattle station to Tucson. However, there are services departing from Seattle King Street Station and arriving at Tucson Amtrak via Los Angeles Union Station Amtrak. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 45 h 43 min.

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The distance between Seattle and Tucson is 1227 miles. The road distance is 1632.1 miles.

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The best way to get from Seattle to Tucson without a car is to bus which takes 37 h 28 min and costs $120 - $310.

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It takes approximately 5 h 45 min to get from Seattle to Tucson, including transfers.

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Seattle to Tucson bus services, operated by Greyhound USA, depart from Seattle, Wa station.

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Seattle to Tucson train services, operated by Amtrak, arrive at Seattle King Street Station.

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The best way to get from Seattle to Tucson is to fly which takes 5 h 45 min and costs $110 - $350. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs $120 - $310 and takes 37 h 28 min, you could also train, which costs $250 - $750 and takes 45 h 43 min.

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Map of how to get from Seattle to Tucson.
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  • Distance: 1226.9 miles
  • Duration: 5 h 45 min

What companies run services between Seattle, WA, USA and Tucson, AZ, USA?

Delta, Alaska Airlines, Inc. and three other airlines fly from Seattle to Tucson hourly. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Seattle to Tucson via Los Angeles, Ca, 7th / Decatur, 5th / Grand, Olive / 5th, Cesar E Chavez / Vignes, and LA Downtown in around 37 h 28 min.

Airlines
Southwest Airlines
Website
southwest.com
Flights from Seattle to Tucson via Las Vegas
Ave. Duration
4 h 50 min
When
Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$360 - $750
Flights from Seattle to Tucson via Oakland
Ave. Duration
4 h 55 min
When
Tuesday, Wednesday and Friday
Estimated price
$360 - $750
Flights from Seattle to Tucson via San Diego
Ave. Duration
5 h 10 min
When
Tuesday, Wednesday and Friday
Estimated price
$360 - $750
Flights from Seattle to Phoenix
Ave. Duration
2 h 47 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $650
Alaska Airlines, Inc.
Website
alaskaair.com
Flights from Seattle to Tucson
Ave. Duration
3 h 11 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $750
Flights from Seattle to Tucson via Portland
Ave. Duration
4 h 44 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $750
Flights from Seattle to Tucson via San Jose
Ave. Duration
5 h 12 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $750
Flights from Seattle to Phoenix
Ave. Duration
2 h 56 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $650
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from Seattle to Tucson
Ave. Duration
3 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $700
Flights from Seattle to Tucson via Los Angeles
Ave. Duration
5 h 5 min
When
Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
$140 - $700
Flights from Seattle to Phoenix
Ave. Duration
2 h 58 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$95 - $700
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Seattle to Tucson via Phoenix
Ave. Duration
4 h 48 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $1,000
Flights from Seattle to Phoenix
Ave. Duration
2 h 52 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $750
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Seattle to Tucson via San Francisco
Ave. Duration
5 h 17 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$140 - $700
Train operators
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 Seattle King Street Station to San Jose Diridon Station
Ave. Duration
24 h 10 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$120 - $370
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$120 - $190
Flexi Coach Seat
$220 - $320
Business Coach Seat
$260 - $370
Room
$500 - $700
Train from Seattle King Street Station to Los Angeles Union Station Amtrak
Ave. Duration
35 h 15 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$170 - $550
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$170 - $260
Flexi Coach Seat
$310 - $450
Business Coach Seat
$370 - $550
Room
$650 - $950
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
Bus operators
Arizona Shuttle
Greyhound USA

Greyhound is a leading bus company based in Dallas, Texas, serving over 3800 destinations across North America, Mexico and Canada. Greyhound carries around 18 million passengers a year who travel 5.4 billion miles (8.6 billion km) a year on their fleet of around 1700 vehicles. For travel flexibility, you can board or get off a Greyhound bus at official Greyhound stations, partner stations and curbside stops. There are around 230 Greyhound stations across the US where you can both catch your bus and buy tickets, that are also available on the official website and via the mobile app.

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Contact Details
Phone
+1 214-849-8100/1-800-231-2222
Email
ifsr@greyhound.com
Website
greyhound.com
Bus from Seattle, Wa to Los Angeles, Ca
Ave. Duration
27 h 5 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$100 - $270
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$100 - $180
Flexible
$210 - $270
Flixbus USA
Phone
(855) 626-8585
Website
flixbus.com
Bus from LA Downtown to University of Arizona
Ave. Duration
8 h 50 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$17 - $29
Schedules at
flixbus.com
Tufesa
Phone
7022546899
Email
serviciosvegas@hotmail.com
Website
tufesabus.com
Bus from San Jose to Tucson
Ave. Duration
18 h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$110 - $160
Book at
GotoBus

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The quickest flight from Seattle Airport to Tucson Airport is the direct flight which takes 3 h.

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

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Tucson is 1 h ahead of Seattle. It is currently 9:20 PM in Seattle and 10:20 PM in Tucson.

Seattle to Tucson train services, operated by Amtrak, arrive at Tucson Amtrak station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Seattle to Tucson is 1632 miles. It takes approximately 26 h 50 min to drive from Seattle to Tucson.

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United Airlines, Delta, American Airlines and two other airlines offer flights from Seattle Airport to Tucson Airport.

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There are 203+ hotels available in Tucson. Prices start at $53 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Seattle to Seattle Airport is to tram which takes 34 min and costs $2 - $4.

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