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

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

Train, taxi  •  6h 58m

  1. Take the train from Tucson Amtrak Station to Palm Springs Amtrak Sunset Limited / ...
  2. Take a taxi from Palm Springs Amtrak to Coachella

$164 - $299

Cheapest option

Bus Greyhound Mexico  •  8h 45m

  1. Take the bus from Tucson to Indio Matamoros-Tijuana Airport

$71 - $100

4 alternative options

Bus Tufesa  •  8h 33m

  1. Take the bus from Tucson, AZ to Indio, CA

$75 - $108

Drive  •  5h 41m

  1. Drive from Tucson to Coachella 364.1 miles

$35 - $55

Fly from Tucson  •  5h 21m

  1. Fly from Tucson (TUS) to Indio/Palm Springs (PSP) TUS - PSP

$232 - $712

Shuttle to Phoenix, fly  •  4h 40m

  1. Take a shuttle bus from Tucson to Phoenix Sky Harbor Airport, AZ
  2. Fly from Phoenix (PHX) to Indio/Palm Springs (PSP) PHX - PSP

$227 - $1,065

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The cheapest way to get from Tucson to Coachella is to drive which costs $35 - $55 and takes 5h 41m.

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The quickest way to get from Tucson to Coachella is to shuttle and fly which costs $220 - $1,100 and takes 4h 40m.

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The distance between Tucson and Coachella is 322 miles. The road distance is 364.1 miles.

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The best way to get from Tucson to Coachella without a car is to train and taxi which takes 6h 58m and costs $160 - $300.

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It takes approximately 6h 58m to get from Tucson to Coachella, including transfers.

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The best way to get from Tucson to Coachella is to bus which takes 8h 33m and costs $75 - $110. Alternatively, you can fly, which costs $230 - $750 and takes 5h 21m.

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There is no direct flight from Tucson Airport to Indio/Palm Springs Airport. The quickest flight takes 3h 7m and has one stopover.

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Coachella is 1h behind Tucson. It is currently 8:50 PM in Tucson and 7:50 PM in Coachella.

Yes, the driving distance between Tucson to Coachella is 364 miles. It takes approximately 5h 41m to drive from Tucson to Coachella.

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Frontier Airlines, Delta, Alaska Airlines, Inc. and two other airlines offer flights from Tucson Airport to Indio/Palm Springs Airport.

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Map of how to get from Tucson to Coachella.
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  • Distance: 322.3 miles
  • Duration: 6h 58m

What companies run services between Tucson, AZ, USA and Coachella, CA, USA?

Tufesa operates a bus from Tucson to Coachella once daily. Tickets cost $50 - $75 and the journey takes 6h 30m. Alternatively, American Airlines, Delta and four other airlines fly from Tucson to Coachella hourly.

Airlines
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Tucson to Indio/Palm Springs via Phoenix
Ave. Duration
3h 36m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $750
Flights from Tucson to Indio/Palm Springs via Dallas/Ft.Worth
Ave. Duration
6h 14m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$240 - $950
Flights from Phoenix to Indio/Palm Springs
Ave. Duration
1h 14m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $490
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Tucson to Indio/Palm Springs via Denver
Ave. Duration
6h 2m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $950
Flights from Tucson to Indio/Palm Springs via Houston
Ave. Duration
7h 3m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$260 - $1,100
Flights from Tucson to Indio/Palm Springs via San Francisco
Ave. Duration
6h 55m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $900
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from Tucson to Indio/Palm Springs via Salt Lake City
Ave. Duration
5h 1m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $850
Alaska Airlines, Inc.
Website
alaskaair.com
Flights from Tucson to Indio/Palm Springs via Seattle
Ave. Duration
6h 55m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$250 - $1,100
Frontier Airlines
Website
flyfrontier.com
Flights from Tucson to Indio/Palm Springs via Denver
Ave. Duration
6h 32m
When
Monday and Friday
Estimated price
$140 - $600
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 Station to Palm Springs Amtrak
Ave. Duration
6h 27m
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
$60 - $170
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$60 - $95
Flexi Coach Seat
$110 - $160
Business Coach Seat
$120 - $170
Room
$280 - $390
Bus operators
Tufesa
Phone
7022546899
Email
serviciosvegas@hotmail.com
Website
tufesabus.com
Bus from Tucson, AZ to Indio, CA
Ave. Duration
6h 30m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$50 - $75
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Greyhound Mexico
Phone
01-800 890 6821
Website
greyhound.com.mx
Bus from Tucson to Indio
Ave. Duration
8h 40m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$55 - $85
Schedules at
greyhound.com.mx
Arizona Shuttle
Other operators
Taxi from Palm Springs Amtrak to Coachella
Ave. Duration
31m
Estimated price
$100 - $130
Lucky 777 Cab
Phone
+1 760-660-9115
Website
lucky777cab.com
Desert City Cab
Phone
+1 760-328-3000
Website
desertcitycab.com
American Cab
Phone
+1 760-300-0000
Website
facebook.com

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There are 464+ hotels available in Coachella. Prices start at $119 USD per night.

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

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