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There are 9 ways to get from Tucson to Santa Fe by plane, shuttle, 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.

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Fly Tucson to Santa Fe  •  5h 25m

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

$192 - $842

Cheapest option

Bus, train  •  15h 57m

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

$75 - $199

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Fly Tucson to Albuquerque, shuttle  •  6h 47m

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

$150 - $685

Shuttle to Phoenix, fly to Santa Fe  •  4h 41m

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

$212 - $845

Shuttle to Phoenix, fly to Albuquerque, shuttle  •  5h 57m

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

$170 - $348

Bus  •  12h 14m

  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

$106 - $154

Bus, Amtrak Thruway, train  •  16h 19m

  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 Station to Albuquerque Alvarado Transportation Center
  4. Take the train from Downtown Albuquerque to Santa Fe Depot

Train  •  29h 57m

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

$203 - $567

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 shuttle and fly which costs $210 - $850 and takes 4h 41m.

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

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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 12h 14m and costs $100 - $160.

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It takes approximately 5h 25m to get from Tucson to Santa Fe, including transfers.

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Tucson to Santa Fe train services, operated by Amtrak, arrive at Tucson Amtrak Station.

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The best way to get from Tucson to Santa Fe is to fly which takes 5h 25m and costs $190 - $850. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs $100 - $160 and takes 12h 14m, you could also train, which costs $200 - $600 and takes 29h 57m.

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There is no direct flight from Tucson Airport to Santa Fe Airport. The quickest flight takes 3h 25m 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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Map of how to get from Tucson to Santa Fe.
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  • Distance: 375 miles
  • Duration: 5h 25m

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 every 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Tucson to Santa Fe via El Paso, El Paso, TX, and Santa Fe in around 12h 14m.

Airlines
Southwest Airlines
Website
southwest.com
Flights from Tucson to Albuquerque via Las Vegas
Ave. Duration
4h 41m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $700
Flights from Tucson to Albuquerque via Los Angeles
Ave. Duration
5h 21m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $750
Flights from Tucson to Albuquerque via Dallas
Ave. Duration
5h 15m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$200 - $800
Flights from Phoenix to Albuquerque
Ave. Duration
1h 7m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $550
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Tucson to Santa Fe via Phoenix
Ave. Duration
3h 25m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$160 - $800
Flights from Tucson to Santa Fe via Dallas/Ft.Worth
Ave. Duration
6h 35m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$220 - $950
Flights from Tucson to Albuquerque via Phoenix
Ave. Duration
3h 33m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $650
Flights from Tucson to Albuquerque via Los Angeles
Ave. Duration
5h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $750
Flights from Tucson to Albuquerque via Dallas/Ft.Worth
Ave. Duration
5h 35m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $750
Flights from Phoenix to Santa Fe
Ave. Duration
1h 25m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$140 - $750
Flights from Phoenix to Albuquerque
Ave. Duration
1h 13m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $480
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Tucson to Santa Fe via Denver
Ave. Duration
5h 9m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $900
Flights from Tucson to Albuquerque via Denver
Ave. Duration
5h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $750
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from Tucson to Albuquerque via Salt Lake City
Ave. Duration
4h 43m
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$150 - $750
Flights from Tucson to Albuquerque via Los Angeles
Ave. Duration
4h 59m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$150 - $750
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 Flagstaff Amtrak Station to Albuquerque Alvarado Transportation Center
Ave. Duration
6h 5m
Frequency
Once 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 Station to Los Angeles Union Station
Ave. Duration
10h
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 to Albuquerque Alvarado Transportation Center
Ave. Duration
16h 20m
Frequency
Once 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
1h 37m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$7 - $11
Schedules at
riometro.org
Bus operators
Sandia Shuttle Express
Website
sandiashuttle.com
Shuttle from Albuquerque International Airport, NM to Santa Fe, NM
Ave. Duration
1h 15m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$28 - $33
Schedules at
sandiashuttle.com
Arizona Shuttle
Greyhound Mexico
Phone
01-800 890 6821
Website
greyhound.com.mx
Bus from Tucson to El Paso
Ave. Duration
5h 55m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$50 - $80
Schedules at
greyhound.com.mx
Bus from Tucson to Greyhound Station, Phoenix
Ave. Duration
2h 5m
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
5h
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$35 - $55
Schedules at
eplalimo.com
Flixbus USA
Phone
(855) 626-8585
Website
flixbus.com
Bus from University of Arizona to Tempe
Ave. Duration
1h 50m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$6 - $13
Schedules at
flixbus.com
Bus from Tempe to Flagstaff
Ave. Duration
3h 25m
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$7 - $15
Schedules at
flixbus.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.

Rome2rio's guide to Amtrak
Contact Details
Phone
+1 215-856-7924
Website
amtrak.com
Bus from Phoenix, AZ - Sky Harbor Airport to Flagstaff, AZ
Ave. Duration
3h 10m
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Website
amtrak.com

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

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There are 181+ hotels available in Santa Fe. Prices start at $90 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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