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

Select an option below to see step-by-step directions and to compare ticket prices and travel times in Rome2rio's travel planner.

Recommended option

Fly Tucson to Albuquerque  •  5 h 53 min

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

$122 - $653

Cheapest option

Bus  •  13 h 41 min

  1. Take the bus from Tucson to Phoenix Downtown FlixBus
  2. Take the bus from Phoenix, Az to Albuquerque, Nm 1342 / ...

$52 - $136

5 alternative options

Fly Phoenix to Albuquerque  •  5 h 3 min

  1. Fly from Phoenix (PHX) to Albuquerque (ABQ) PHX - ABQ

$131 - $304

Fly Tucson to Santa Fe  •  6 h 58 min

  1. Fly from Tucson (TUS) to Santa Fe (SAF) TUS - SAF

$225 - $866

Bus via Las Cruces, Nm  •  9 h 29 min

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

$88 - $172

Train, bus  •  9 h 31 min

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

$83 - $201

Drive  •  7 h 24 min

  1. Drive from Tucson to Albuquerque 450.4 miles

$40 - $65

Questions & Answers

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 fly which costs $130 - $310 and takes 5 h 3 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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It takes approximately 5 h 53 min to get from Tucson to Albuquerque, including transfers.

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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, Nm and Las Cruces, Nm. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 9 h 29 min.

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The nearest airport to Albuquerque is Albuquerque (ABQ) Airport which is 3.2 miles away. Other nearby airports include Santa Fe (SAF) (49.1 miles), Durango (DRO) (156.9 miles), Roswell (ROW) (173.9 miles) and El Paso (ELP) (228.8 miles).

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Map of how to get from Tucson to Albuquerque.
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  • Distance: 317.4 miles
  • Duration: 5 h 53 min

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

American Airlines, Southwest Airlines and two other airlines fly from Tucson to Albuquerque hourly. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Tucson to Albuquerque via Lordsburg, Lordsburg, Nm, and Las Cruces, Nm in around 9 h 29 min.

Airlines
Southwest Airlines
Website
southwest.com
Flights from Tucson to Albuquerque via Las Vegas
Ave. Duration
4 h 22 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$160 - $700
Flights from Tucson to Albuquerque via Los Angeles
Ave. Duration
5 h 2 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$180 - $750
Flights from Tucson to Albuquerque via San Diego
Ave. Duration
5 h 25 min
When
Saturday
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 27 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $650
Flights from Tucson to Albuquerque via Dallas/Ft.Worth
Ave. Duration
5 h 34 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $750
Flights from Tucson to Albuquerque via Los Angeles
Ave. Duration
5 h 59 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $750
Flights from Phoenix to Albuquerque
Ave. Duration
1 h 13 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $480
Flights from Tucson to Santa Fe via Phoenix
Ave. Duration
3 h 15 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$160 - $800
Flights from Tucson to Santa Fe via Dallas/Ft.Worth
Ave. Duration
6 h 9 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$220 - $950
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Tucson to Albuquerque via Houston
Ave. Duration
5 h 34 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$200 - $850
Flights from Tucson to Albuquerque via Denver
Ave. Duration
5 h 42 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $750
Flights from Tucson to Albuquerque via San Francisco
Ave. Duration
5 h 50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $850
Flights from Tucson to Santa Fe via Denver
Ave. Duration
5 h 32 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $900
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from Tucson to Albuquerque via Salt Lake City
Ave. Duration
5 h 1 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$150 - $750
Flights from Tucson to Albuquerque via Los Angeles
Ave. Duration
4 h 35 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday and Friday
Estimated price
$150 - $750
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
Bus operators
Greyhound Mexico
Phone
01-800 890 6821
Website
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 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
Greyhound USA
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Contact Details
Phone
+1 214-849-8100/1-800-231-2222
Email
ifsr@greyhound.com
Website
greyhound.com
Bus from Lordsburg, Nm to Las Cruces, Nm
Ave. Duration
2 h 15 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$18 - $45
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$18 - $28
Flexible
$30 - $45
Bus from Las Cruces, Nm to Albuquerque, Nm
Ave. Duration
3 h 20 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$26 - $65
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$26 - $40
Flexible
$45 - $65
Bus from Deming, Nm to Las Cruces, Nm
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$13 - $29
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$13 - $19
Flexible
$22 - $29
Bus from Phoenix, Az to Albuquerque, Nm
Ave. Duration
9 h 34 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$45 - $120
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$45 - $80
Flexible
$90 - $120
Flixbus USA
Phone
(855) 626-8585
Website
flixbus.com
Bus from Tucson to Phoenix Downtown
Ave. Duration
2 h 25 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$6 - $14
Schedules at
flixbus.com

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