There are 10 ways to get from Tucson to Santa Fe by plane, bus, train, shuttle 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.

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Fly Tucson to Santa Fe  •  6 h 8 min

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

$191 - $842

Cheapest option

Train, bus  •  12 h 21 min

  1. Take the train from Tucson Amtrak to El Paso Union Depot Sunset Limited / ...
  2. Take the bus from El Paso, TX to Santa Fe El Paso

$107 - $215

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Fly Tucson to Albuquerque  •  6 h 42 min

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

$149 - $685

Fly Phoenix to Santa Fe  •  4 h 37 min

  1. Fly from Phoenix (PHX) to Santa Fe (SAF) PHX - SAF

$212 - $845

Fly Phoenix to Albuquerque  •  5 h 52 min

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

$170 - $348

Bus  •  12 h 14 min

  1. Take the bus from Tucson to El Paso Tijuana-Monterrey 1 / ...
  2. Take the bus from El Paso, TX to Santa Fe El Paso

$108 - $155

Shuttle, train  •  15 h 22 min

  1. Take a shuttle bus from Tucson to Phoenix Sky Harbor Airport, AZ
  2. Take a shuttle bus from Phoenix Sky Harbor Airport, AZ to Flagstaff, AZ
  3. Take the train from Flagstaff Amtrak to Albuquerque Alvarado Transportation Center
  4. Take the train from Downtown Albuquerque to Santa Fe Depot

$149 - $296

Bus, Amtrak Thruway, train  •  17 h 28 min

  1. Take the bus from Tucson to Greyhound Station, Phoenix
  2. Take the Amtrak Thruway from Phoenix, AZ - Sky Harbor Airport to Flagstaff, AZ
  3. Take the train from Flagstaff Amtrak to Albuquerque Alvarado Transportation Center
  4. Take the train from Downtown Albuquerque to Santa Fe Depot

Train  •  29 h 57 min

  1. Take the train from Tucson Amtrak to Los Angeles Union Station Amtrak
  2. Take the train from Los Angeles Union Station Amtrak to Albuquerque Alvarado Transportation Center
  3. Take the train from Downtown Albuquerque to Santa Fe Depot

$203 - $567

Drive  •  8 h 22 min

  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 8 h 22 min.

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The quickest way to get from Tucson to Santa Fe is to fly which costs $210 - $850 and takes 4 h 37 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Tucson to Santa Fe. However, there are services departing from Tucson Amtrak and arriving at Santa Fe Depot via Los Angeles Union Station Amtrak and Downtown Albuquerque. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 29 h 57 min.

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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 bus which takes 12 h 14 min and costs $100 - $160.

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It takes approximately 6 h 8 min to get from Tucson to Santa Fe, including transfers.

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Tucson to Santa Fe train services, operated by Amtrak, depart from Tucson Amtrak station.

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The best way to get from Tucson to Santa Fe is to fly which takes 6 h 8 min and costs $190 - $850. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs $100 - $160 and takes 12 h 14 min, you could also train, which costs $200 - $600 and takes 29 h 57 min.

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

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Tucson to Santa Fe train services, operated by Rio Metro Regional Transit District, arrive at Santa Fe Depot station.

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  • Distance: 375 miles
  • Duration: 6 h 8 min

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

American Airlines, United Airlines and Southwest Airlines fly from Tucson to Santa Fe hourly. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Tucson to Santa Fe via El Paso, El Paso, TX, and Santa Fe in around 12 h 14 min.

Airlines
Southwest Airlines
Website
southwest.com
Flights from Tucson to Albuquerque via Las Vegas
Ave. Duration
4 h 28 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
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$180 - $750
Flights from Tucson to Albuquerque via San Diego
Ave. Duration
5 h 11 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$170 - $700
Flights from Tucson to Albuquerque via Denver
Ave. Duration
5 h 45 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$170 - $700
Flights from Phoenix to Albuquerque
Ave. Duration
1 h 4 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $550
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Tucson to Santa Fe via Phoenix
Ave. Duration
5 h
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$160 - $800
Flights from Tucson to Santa Fe via Dallas/Ft.Worth
Ave. Duration
5 h 23 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$220 - $950
Flights from Tucson to Santa Fe via Phoenix, Dallas/Ft.Worth
Ave. Duration
8 h 57 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$230 - $950
Flights from Tucson to Albuquerque via Phoenix
Ave. Duration
3 h 48 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $650
Flights from Tucson to Albuquerque via Dallas/Ft.Worth
Ave. Duration
5 h 31 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $750
Flights from Tucson to Albuquerque via Los Angeles
Ave. Duration
5 h 56 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $750
Flights from Phoenix to Santa Fe
Ave. Duration
1 h 21 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$140 - $750
Flights from Phoenix to Albuquerque
Ave. Duration
1 h 12 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $480
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Tucson to Santa Fe via Denver
Ave. Duration
5 h 56 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $950
Flights from Tucson to Santa Fe via San Francisco, Denver
Ave. Duration
7 h 56 min
When
Friday
Estimated price
$270 - $1,100
Flights from Tucson to Santa Fe via Houston, Denver
Ave. Duration
9 h 14 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$270 - $1,200
Flights from Tucson to Albuquerque via Denver
Ave. Duration
5 h 44 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $750
Flights from Tucson to Albuquerque via Houston
Ave. Duration
5 h 38 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $850
Flights from Tucson to Albuquerque via San Francisco
Ave. Duration
6 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $850
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from Tucson to Albuquerque via Los Angeles
Ave. Duration
4 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $750
Flights from Tucson to Albuquerque via Salt Lake City
Ave. Duration
4 h 39 min
When
Every day
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
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 Tucson Amtrak to El Paso Union Depot
Ave. Duration
5 h 55 min
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
$50 - $140
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$50 - $80
Flexi Coach Seat
$95 - $140
Business Coach Seat
$100 - $140
Room
$240 - $340
Train from Flagstaff Amtrak to Albuquerque Alvarado Transportation Center
Ave. Duration
6 h 5 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$55 - $160
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$55 - $85
Flexi Coach Seat
$100 - $150
Business Coach Seat
$100 - $160
Room
$260 - $360
Train from Tucson Amtrak to Los Angeles Union Station Amtrak
Ave. Duration
10 h
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
$75 - $210
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$75 - $120
Flexi Coach Seat
$130 - $200
Business Coach Seat
$140 - $210
Room
$320 - $450
Train from Los Angeles Union Station Amtrak to Albuquerque Alvarado Transportation Center
Ave. Duration
16 h 20 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$120 - $350
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$120 - $180
Flexi Coach Seat
$210 - $310
Business Coach Seat
$250 - $350
Room
$480 - $700
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
1 h 37 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$7 - $11
Schedules at
riometro.org
Bus operators
Greyhound Mexico
Phone
01-800 890 6821
Website
greyhound.com.mx
Bus from Tucson to El Paso
Ave. Duration
5 h 55 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$50 - $80
Schedules at
greyhound.com.mx
Bus from Tucson to Greyhound Station, Phoenix
Ave. Duration
2 h 5 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$40 - $60
Schedules at
greyhound.com.mx
EPLA Limo Express
Website
eplalimo.com
Bus from El Paso, TX to Santa Fe
Ave. Duration
5 h
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$35 - $55
Schedules at
eplalimo.com
Arizona Shuttle
Phone
+1 (800) 888-2749
Website
arizonashuttle.com
Shuttle from Tucson to Phoenix Sky Harbor Airport, AZ
Ave. Duration
2 h
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$40 - $55
Schedules at
arizonashuttle.com
Shuttle from Phoenix Sky Harbor Airport, AZ to Flagstaff, AZ
Ave. Duration
3 h 10 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$45 - $70
Schedules at
arizonashuttle.com
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
Bus from Phoenix, AZ - Sky Harbor Airport to Flagstaff, AZ
Ave. Duration
3 h 10 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Website
amtrak.com

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

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

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There are 210+ hotels available in Santa Fe. Prices start at $98 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 $1 - $2.

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