There are 5 ways to get from St. Louis to Tucson by plane, bus, train or car

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Fly to Tucson  •  7 h 42 min

  1. Fly from St. Louis (STL) to Tucson (TUS) STL - TUS

$214 - $904

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Bus  •  36 h 35 min

  1. Take the bus from St Louis, Mo to Phoenix, Az 1353 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Mesa, Az to Tucson Mexicali-Juárez

$195 - $444

3 alternative options

Fly to Phoenix  •  7 h 16 min

  1. Fly from St. Louis (STL) to Phoenix (PHX) STL - PHX

$262 - $1,008

Train  •  2 days 0 h

  1. Take the train from St. Louis Gateway Station to Tucson Amtrak Texas Eagle

$240 - $750

Drive  •  23 h 38 min

  1. Drive from St. Louis to Tucson 1496.8 miles

$140 - $220

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The cheapest way to get from St. Louis to Tucson is to drive which costs $140 - $220 and takes 23 h 38 min.

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The quickest way to get from St. Louis to Tucson is to fly which costs $260 - $1,100 and takes 7 h 16 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from St. Louis to Tucson. However, there are services departing from St Louis, Mo and arriving at Tucson via Phoenix, Az and Mesa, Az. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 36 h 35 min.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from St. Louis Gateway Station station and arriving at Tucson Amtrak. Services depart three times a week, and operate Tuesday, Friday and Sunday. The journey takes approximately 2 days 0 h.

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The distance between St. Louis and Tucson is 1252 miles. The road distance is 1496.8 miles.

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The best way to get from St. Louis to Tucson without a car is to bus which takes 36 h 35 min and costs $190 - $450.

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It takes approximately 7 h 42 min to get from St. Louis to Tucson, including transfers.

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St. Louis to Tucson bus services, operated by Greyhound USA, depart from St Louis, Mo station.

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St. Louis to Tucson train services, operated by Amtrak, arrive at St. Louis Gateway Station.

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The best way to get from St. Louis to Tucson is to fly which takes 7 h 42 min and costs $210 - $950. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs $190 - $450 and takes 36 h 35 min, you could also train, which costs $240 - $750 and takes 2 days 0 h.

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Map of how to get from St. Louis to Tucson.
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  • Distance: 1252 miles
  • Duration: 7 h 42 min

What companies run services between St. Louis, MO, USA and Tucson, AZ, USA?

Southwest Airlines, American Airlines and two other airlines fly from St. Louis to Tucson hourly. Alternatively, you can take a bus from St. Louis to Tucson via Phoenix, Az and Mesa, Az in around 36 h 35 min.

Airlines
Southwest Airlines
Website
southwest.com
Flights from St. Louis to Tucson via Denver
Ave. Duration
5 h 24 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$240 - $900
Flights from St. Louis to Tucson via Chicago Midway
Ave. Duration
5 h 57 min
When
Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$260 - $950
Flights from St. Louis to Tucson via Las Vegas
Ave. Duration
5 h 35 min
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$260 - $950
Flights from St. Louis to Tucson via Los Angeles
Ave. Duration
6 h 25 min
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$290 - $1,100
Flights from St. Louis to Phoenix
Ave. Duration
3 h 16 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$240 - $950
Flights from St. Louis to Phoenix via Omaha
Ave. Duration
4 h 50 min
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$250 - $950
Flights from St. Louis to Phoenix via Kansas City
Ave. Duration
4 h 50 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$240 - $950
Flights from St. Louis to Phoenix via Dallas
Ave. Duration
5 h 5 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$260 - $1,000
Flights from St. Louis to Phoenix via Denver
Ave. Duration
5 h 10 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$250 - $950
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from St. Louis to Tucson via Phoenix
Ave. Duration
5 h 16 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $900
Flights from St. Louis to Tucson via Dallas/Ft.Worth
Ave. Duration
5 h 46 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $900
Flights from St. Louis to Tucson via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
6 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$230 - $900
Flights from St. Louis to Phoenix
Ave. Duration
3 h 23 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$220 - $950
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from St. Louis to Tucson via Denver
Ave. Duration
5 h 35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $950
Flights from St. Louis to Tucson via Houston
Ave. Duration
5 h 55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$230 - $1,000
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from St. Louis to Tucson via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
6 h 21 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$230 - $1,000
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 1-800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Train from St. Louis Gateway Station to Tucson Amtrak
Ave. Duration
2 days 0 h
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$240 - $750
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$240 - $360
Flexi Coach Seat
$420 - $650
Business Coach Seat
$500 - $750
Room
$900 - $1,300
Bus operators
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 St Louis, Mo to Phoenix, Az
Ave. Duration
33 h 5 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$140 - $370
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$140 - $240
Flexible
$280 - $370
Greyhound Mexico
Phone
01-800 890 6821
Website
greyhound.com.mx
Bus from Mesa, Az to Tucson
Ave. Duration
2 h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$40 - $60
Schedules at
greyhound.com.mx

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There is no direct flight from St. Louis Airport to Tucson Airport. The quickest flight takes 5 h and has one stopover.

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St. Louis to Tucson bus services, operated by Greyhound Mexico, arrive at Tucson station.

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Tucson is 1 h behind St. Louis. It is currently 10:29 AM in St. Louis and 8:29 AM in Tucson.

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

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Yes, the driving distance between St. Louis to Tucson is 1497 miles. It takes approximately 23 h 38 min to drive from St. Louis to Tucson.

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Delta, United Airlines, Southwest Airlines and American Airlines offer flights from St. Louis Airport to Tucson Airport.

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There are 183+ hotels available in Tucson. Prices start at $55 USD per night.

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The best way to get from St. Louis to St. Louis Airport is to train which takes 31 min and costs $3.

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