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

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Fly Tucson to Santa Fe  •  5h 52m

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

$72 - $365

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Bus, train  •  15h 37m

  1. Take the bus from University of Arizona to Flagstaff Station
  2. Take the train from Flagstaff Amtrak Station to Albuquerque Alvarado Transportation Center
  3. Take the train from Downtown Albuquerque to Santa Fe Depot

$67 - $101

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Bus to Phoenix, fly to Santa Fe  •  5h 38m

  1. Take the bus from University of Arizona to PHX Airport/44th St Stn
  2. Fly from Phoenix (PHX) to Santa Fe (SAF) PHX - SAF

$93 - $454

Fly Tucson to Albuquerque, train  •  8h 40m

  1. Fly from Tucson (TUS) to Albuquerque (ABQ) TUS - ABQ
  2. Take the train from Downtown Albuquerque to Santa Fe Depot

$70 - $374

Train, bus  •  13h 25m

  1. Take the train from Tucson Amtrak Station to Deming Amtrak
  2. Take the bus from Deming, NM to Las Cruces, NM
  3. Take the bus from Las Cruces, NM to Los Lunas
  4. Take the train from Los Lunas to Santa Fe Depot

$111 - $157

Bus  •  13h 35m

  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 Santa Fe

$115 - $205

Drive  •  8h 22m

  1. Drive from Tucson to Santa Fe 512.4 miles

$50 - $75

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The cheapest way to get from Tucson to Santa Fe is to drive which costs $50 - $75 and takes 8h 22m.

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The quickest way to get from Tucson to Santa Fe is to bus and fly which costs $90 - $460 and takes 5h 38m.

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The distance between Tucson and Santa Fe is 375 miles. The road distance is 512.4 miles.

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The best way to get from Tucson to Santa Fe without a car is to train and bus which takes 13h 25m and costs $110 - $160.

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It takes approximately 5h 52m to get from Tucson to Santa Fe, including transfers.

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The best way to get from Tucson to Santa Fe is to fly which takes 5h 52m and costs $70 - $370. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs $110 - $210 and takes 13h 35m.

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There is no direct flight from Tucson Airport to Santa Fe Airport. The quickest flight takes 3h 15m and has one stopover.

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Santa Fe is 1h ahead of Tucson. It is currently 5:42 AM in Tucson and 6:42 AM in Santa Fe.

Yes, the driving distance between Tucson to Santa Fe is 512 miles. It takes approximately 8h 22m to drive from Tucson to Santa Fe.

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United Airlines and American Airlines offer flights from Tucson Airport to Santa Fe Airport.

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  • Distance: 375 miles
  • Duration: 5h 52m

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

American Airlines, United Airlines and two other airlines fly from Tucson to Santa Fe every 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Tucson to Santa Fe via Lordsburg, Las Cruces, Nm, Las Cruces, NM, Airport Rd. NS Zepol Rd., and Santa Fe Place Transit Center in around 13h 35m.

Airlines
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Tucson to Santa Fe via Phoenix
Ave. Duration
3h 35m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$60 - $350
Flights from Tucson to Santa Fe via Los Angeles
Ave. Duration
5h 13m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$75 - $370
Flights from Tucson to Santa Fe via Dallas/Ft.Worth
Ave. Duration
6h 11m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$80 - $380
Flights from Tucson to Santa Fe via Phoenix, Los Angeles
Ave. Duration
7h 13m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$75 - $370
Flights from Phoenix to Santa Fe
Ave. Duration
1h 18m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$75 - $430
Flights from Tucson to Albuquerque via Phoenix
Ave. Duration
3h 19m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$60 - $360
Flights from Tucson to Albuquerque via Los Angeles
Ave. Duration
4h 50m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$75 - $380
Flights from Tucson to Albuquerque via Dallas/Ft.Worth
Ave. Duration
5h 38m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$80 - $390
Southwest Airlines
Website
southwest.com
Flights from Tucson to Albuquerque via Las Vegas
Ave. Duration
4h 42m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$90 - $360
Flights from Tucson to Albuquerque via Los Angeles
Ave. Duration
5h 20m
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$100 - $380
Flights from Tucson to Albuquerque via San Diego
Ave. Duration
5h 45m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$95 - $370
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Tucson to Santa Fe via Denver
Ave. Duration
5h 33m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $470
Flights from Tucson to Albuquerque via Denver
Ave. Duration
4h 59m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $480
Flights from Tucson to Albuquerque via Houston
Ave. Duration
6h 4m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $600
Flights from Tucson to Albuquerque via San Francisco
Ave. Duration
6h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $600
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from Tucson to Albuquerque via Los Angeles
Ave. Duration
4h 55m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $600
Train operators
Rio Metro Regional Transit District
Phone
1-866-795-7245
Email
riometro@mrcog-nm.gov
Website
riometro.org
Train from Downtown Albuquerque to Santa Fe Depot
Ave. Duration
1h 37m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$7 - $11
Schedules at
riometro.org
Train from Los Lunas to Santa Fe Depot
Ave. Duration
2h 12m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$9 - $14
Schedules at
riometro.org
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 Deming Amtrak
Ave. Duration
3h 55m
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
$35 - $55
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$35 - $55
Premium
$210 - $290
Flexi Coach Seat
$65 - $95
Business Seat
$65 - $95
Train from Flagstaff Amtrak Station to Albuquerque Alvarado Transportation Center
Ave. Duration
5h 55m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$45 - $70
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$45 - $70
Premium
$220 - $320
Flexi Coach Seat
$85 - $130
Business Seat
$90 - $130
Bus operators
Flixbus USA
Phone
(855) 626-8585
Website
flixbus.com
Bus from University of Arizona to PHX Airport/44th St Stn
Ave. Duration
2h 20m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$7 - $11
Schedules at
flixbus.com
Bus from University of Arizona to Flagstaff Station
Ave. Duration
6h 5m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$14 - $21
Schedules at
flixbus.com
EPLA Limo Express
Website
eplalimo.com
Bus from Deming, NM to Las Cruces, NM
Ave. Duration
48 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$29 - $40
Schedules at
eplalimo.com
Bus from Las Cruces, NM to Los Lunas
Ave. Duration
3h 1m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$35 - $50
Schedules at
eplalimo.com
Bus from Las Cruces, NM to Santa Fe
Ave. Duration
4h 30m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$40 - $55
Schedules at
eplalimo.com
Greyhound Mexico
Phone
01-800 890 6821
Website
greyhound.com.mx
Bus from Tucson to Lordsburg
Ave. Duration
2h 50m
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$26 - $65
Schedules at
greyhound.com.mx
Bus from Lordsburg to Las Cruces, Nm
Ave. Duration
2h 45m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$22 - $55
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 Lordsburg, Nm to Las Cruces, Nm
Ave. Duration
2h 15m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$19 - $28
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$19 - $28
Flexible
$35 - $55

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The best way to get from Tucson to Tucson Airport is to line 11 bus which takes 35 min and costs $2.

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