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There are 7 ways to get from Tucson to Albuquerque by plane, shuttle, train, bus or car

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Fly Tucson to Albuquerque  •  5 h 45 min

  1. Fly from Tucson (TUS) to Albuquerque (ABQ) TUS - ABQ

$123 - $653

Cheapest option

Bus  •  13 h

  1. Take the bus from University of Arizona to Tempe FlixBus
  2. Take the bus from Phoenix, Az to Albuquerque, Nm 1342 / ...

$53 - $135

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Shuttle to Phoenix, fly to Albuquerque  •  5 h 1 min

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

$143 - $316

Fly Tucson to Santa Fe, shuttle  •  6 h 53 min

  1. Fly from Tucson (TUS) to Santa Fe (SAF) TUS - SAF
  2. Take a shuttle bus from Santa Fe, NM - Airport to Albuquerque, NM - Airport

$226 - $866

Train, bus  •  10 h 30 min

  1. Take the train from Tucson Amtrak to Deming Amtrak
  2. Take the bus from Deming to Las Cruces, Nm
  3. Take the bus from Las Cruces, Nm to Albuquerque, Nm

$105 - $227

Bus via Las Cruces, Nm  •  10 h 55 min

  1. Take the bus from Tucson to Lordsburg
  2. Take the bus from Lordsburg to Las Cruces, Nm
  3. Take the bus from Las Cruces, Nm to Albuquerque, Nm

$110 - $186

Drive  •  7 h 24 min

  1. Drive from Tucson to Albuquerque 450.4 miles

$40 - $65

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The cheapest way to get from Tucson to Albuquerque is to drive which costs $40 - $65 and takes 7 h 24 min.

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The quickest way to get from Tucson to Albuquerque is to shuttle and fly which costs $140 - $320 and takes 5 h 1 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Tucson to Albuquerque. However, there are services departing from Tucson and arriving at Albuquerque, Nm via Lordsburg and Las Cruces, Nm. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 10 h 55 min.

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The distance between Tucson and Albuquerque is 317 miles. The road distance is 450.4 miles.

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The best way to get from Tucson to Albuquerque without a car is to train and bus which takes 10 h 30 min and costs $100 - $230.

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

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Tucson to Albuquerque bus services, operated by Greyhound Mexico, depart from Tucson station.

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The best way to get from Tucson to Albuquerque is to fly which takes 5 h 45 min and costs $120 - $700. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs $110 - $190 and takes 10 h 55 min.

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There is no direct flight from Tucson Airport to Albuquerque Airport. The quickest flight takes 3 h and has one stopover.

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Tucson to Albuquerque bus services, operated by Greyhound USA, arrive at Albuquerque, Nm station.

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Map of how to get from Tucson to Albuquerque.
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  • Distance: 317.4 miles
  • Duration: 5 h 45 min

What companies run services between Tucson, AZ, USA and Albuquerque, NM, USA?

American Airlines, Southwest Airlines and United Airlines fly from Tucson to Albuquerque hourly. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Tucson to Albuquerque via Lordsburg and Las Cruces, Nm in around 10 h 55 min.

Airlines
Southwest Airlines
Website
southwest.com
Flights from Tucson to Albuquerque via Las Vegas
Ave. Duration
4 h 9 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
$160 - $700
Flights from Tucson to Albuquerque via San Diego
Ave. Duration
4 h 43 min
When
Monday, Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
$170 - $700
Flights from Tucson to Albuquerque via Los Angeles
Ave. Duration
5 h 8 min
When
Monday, Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
$180 - $750
Flights from Tucson to Albuquerque via Oakland
Ave. Duration
5 h 15 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$220 - $800
Flights from Tucson to Albuquerque via Denver
Ave. Duration
5 h 20 min
When
Friday
Estimated price
$170 - $700
Flights from Phoenix to Albuquerque
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $550
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Tucson to Albuquerque via Phoenix
Ave. Duration
3 h 40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $650
Flights from Tucson to Albuquerque via Los Angeles
Ave. Duration
4 h 58 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $750
Flights from Tucson to Albuquerque via Dallas/Ft.Worth
Ave. Duration
5 h 11 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$180 - $750
Flights from Phoenix to Albuquerque
Ave. Duration
1 h 11 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $480
Flights from Tucson to Santa Fe via Phoenix
Ave. Duration
3 h 9 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $800
Flights from Tucson to Santa Fe via Dallas/Ft.Worth
Ave. Duration
5 h 45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$220 - $950
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Tucson to Albuquerque via Denver
Ave. Duration
4 h 21 min
When
Thursday
Estimated price
$160 - $750
Flights from Tucson to Santa Fe via Denver
Ave. Duration
5 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $900
Boutique Air
Website
boutiqueair.com
Flights from Phoenix to Albuquerque via Silver City
Ave. Duration
2 h 40 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$130 - $470
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 Tucson Amtrak to Deming Amtrak
Ave. Duration
3 h 55 min
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
$40 - $110
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$40 - $65
Flexi Coach Seat
$75 - $110
Business Coach Seat
$75 - $110
Room
$210 - $290
Bus operators
Arizona Shuttle
Mountain View Shuttle
Website
mountainviewshuttle.com
Shuttle from Santa Fe, NM - Airport to Albuquerque, NM - Airport
Ave. Duration
1 h
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$64
Schedules at
mountainviewshuttle.com
Greyhound Mexico
Phone
01-800 890 6821
Website
greyhound.com.mx
Bus from Deming to Las Cruces, Nm
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$35 - $55
Schedules at
greyhound.com.mx
Bus from Tucson to Lordsburg
Ave. Duration
2 h 50 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$40 - $65
Schedules at
greyhound.com.mx
Bus from Lordsburg to Las Cruces, Nm
Ave. Duration
2 h 45 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$40 - $60
Schedules at
greyhound.com.mx
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 Deming, Nm to Las Cruces, Nm
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$13 - $29
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$13 - $19
Flexible
$22 - $29
Bus from Las Cruces, Nm to Albuquerque, Nm
Ave. Duration
3 h 20 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$26 - $65
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$26 - $40
Flexible
$45 - $65
Bus from Lordsburg, Nm to Las Cruces, Nm
Ave. Duration
2 h 15 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$18 - $45
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$18 - $28
Flexible
$30 - $45
Bus from Phoenix, Az to Albuquerque, Nm
Ave. Duration
9 h 34 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$45 - $120
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$45 - $80
Flexible
$90 - $120
Flixbus USA
Phone
(855) 626-8585
Website
flixbus.com
Bus from University of Arizona to Tempe
Ave. Duration
1 h 50 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$6 - $13
Schedules at
flixbus.com

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More Questions & Answers

Yes, the driving distance between Tucson to Albuquerque is 450 miles. It takes approximately 7 h 24 min to drive from Tucson to Albuquerque.

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United Airlines, American Airlines and Southwest Airlines offer flights from Tucson Airport to Albuquerque Airport.

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There are 151+ hotels available in Albuquerque. Prices start at $51 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Tucson to Tucson Airport is to line 11 bus which takes 36 min and costs $2.

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