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There are 10 ways to get from Tucson to Zacatecas by plane, bus, shuttle, 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 Zacatecas  •  8 h 57 min

  1. Fly from Tucson (TUS) to Zacatecas (ZCL) TUS - ZCL

$262 - $914

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Bus via Chihuahua  •  26 h 2 min

  1. Take the bus from Tucson to Ciudad Juárez
  2. Take the bus from Ciudad Juárez to Chihuahua
  3. Take the bus from Chihuahua to Zacatecas

$112 - $177

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Fly Tucson to Aguascalientes, bus  •  11 h 16 min

  1. Fly from Tucson (TUS) to Aguascalientes (AGU) TUS - AGU
  2. Take the bus from Aguascalientes to Zacatecas

$210 - $685

Shuttle to Phoenix, fly to Zacatecas  •  10 h 22 min

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

$282 - $867

Fly Tucson to San Luis Potosi, bus  •  11 h 45 min

  1. Fly from Tucson (TUS) to San Luis Potosi (SLP) TUS - SLP
  2. Take the bus from San Luis Potosí to Zacatecas

$223 - $1,232

Fly Tucson to Guadalajara, bus  •  13 h 28 min

  1. Fly from Tucson (TUS) to Guadalajara (GDL) TUS - GDL
  2. Take the bus from Guadalajara to Aguascalientes
  3. Take the bus from Aguascalientes to Zacatecas

$156 - $967

Train, bus  •  25 h 33 min

  1. Take the train from Tucson Amtrak Station to Deming Amtrak
  2. Take the bus from Deming, Nm to El Paso, Tx
  3. Take the bus from Ciudad Juárez to Chihuahua
  4. Take the bus from Chihuahua to Zacatecas

$126 - $297

Bus TAP Royal International  •  32 h 13 min

  1. Take the bus from Tucson to Guadalajara
  2. Take the bus from Guadalajara to Zacatecas Omnibus / ...

$204 - $227

Bus  •  38 h 18 min

  1. Take the bus from Tucson to Monterrey Tijuana-Monterrey 1 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Monterrey to Zacatecas Omnibus / ...

$126 - $213

Drive  •  18 h 49 min

  1. Drive from Tucson to Zacatecas 973.6 miles

$130 - $190

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The cheapest way to get from Tucson to Zacatecas is to bus which costs $120 - $220 and takes 38 h 18 min.

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The quickest way to get from Tucson to Zacatecas is to fly which costs $260 - $950 and takes 8 h 57 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Tucson to Zacatecas. However, there are services departing from Tucson and arriving at Zacatecas via Ciudad Juárez and Chihuahua. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 26 h 2 min.

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The distance between Tucson and Zacatecas is 834 miles. The road distance is 973.6 miles.

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The best way to get from Tucson to Zacatecas without a car is to train and bus which takes 25 h 33 min and costs $120 - $300.

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It takes approximately 8 h 57 min to get from Tucson to Zacatecas, including transfers.

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Tucson to Zacatecas bus services, operated by Greyhound Mexico, depart from Tucson station.

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The best way to get from Tucson to Zacatecas is to fly which takes 8 h 57 min and costs $260 - $950. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs $110 - $180 and takes 26 h 2 min.

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There is no direct flight from Tucson Airport to Zacatecas Airport. The quickest flight takes 5 h 51 min and has one stopover.

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Tucson to Zacatecas bus services, operated by Omnibus de Mexico, arrive at Zacatecas station.

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Map of how to get from Tucson to Zacatecas.
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  • Distance: 833.7 miles
  • Duration: 8 h 57 min

What companies run services between Tucson, AZ, USA and Zacatecas, Mexico?

American Airlines, Alaska Airlines, Inc. and two other airlines fly from Tucson to Zacatecas once daily. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Tucson to Zacatecas via Ciudad Juárez and Chihuahua in around 26 h 2 min.

Airlines
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Tucson to Zacatecas via Dallas/Ft.Worth
Ave. Duration
5 h 51 min
When
Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$280 - $1,800
Flights from Tucson to Aguascalientes via Dallas/Ft.Worth
Ave. Duration
5 h 59 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$220 - $1,400
Flights from Tucson to Aguascalientes via Phoenix, Dallas/Ft.Worth
Ave. Duration
8 h 44 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$230 - $1,400
Flights from Phoenix to Zacatecas via Dallas/Ft.Worth
Ave. Duration
6 h
When
Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$260 - $1,700
Flights from Tucson to San Luis Potosi via Dallas/Ft.Worth
Ave. Duration
5 h 53 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $1,200
Flights from Tucson to San Luis Potosi via Phoenix, Dallas/Ft.Worth
Ave. Duration
7 h 28 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$200 - $1,300
Flights from Tucson to Guadalajara via Phoenix
Ave. Duration
4 h 37 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $900
Flights from Tucson to Guadalajara via Dallas/Ft.Worth
Ave. Duration
6 h 6 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $1,100
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Tucson to Aguascalientes via Houston
Ave. Duration
7 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$240 - $1,400
Flights from Tucson to Aguascalientes via Denver, Houston
Ave. Duration
9 h 53 min
When
Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$300 - $1,500
Flights from Tucson to San Luis Potosi via Houston
Ave. Duration
6 h 21 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $1,200
Flights from Tucson to San Luis Potosi via Denver, Houston
Ave. Duration
9 h 47 min
When
Thursday
Estimated price
$260 - $1,400
Flights from Tucson to San Luis Potosi via Houston, Mexico City
Ave. Duration
10 h 50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$240 - $1,300
Flights from Tucson to Guadalajara via Houston
Ave. Duration
6 h 51 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $1,100
Volaris
Website
volaris.com
Flights from Tucson to Zacatecas via San Jose
Ave. Duration
8 h 14 min
When
Monday and Thursday
Estimated price
$300 - $1,000
Flights from Tucson to Zacatecas via Chicago Midway
Ave. Duration
8 h 32 min
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$370 - $1,300
Flights from Tucson to Zacatecas via Los Angeles
Ave. Duration
8 h 40 min
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$250 - $900
Flights from Tucson to Aguascalientes via Los Angeles
Ave. Duration
8 h 17 min
When
Monday, Wednesday and Saturday
Estimated price
$190 - $650
Flights from Phoenix to Zacatecas via San Jose
Ave. Duration
6 h 59 min
When
Monday and Thursday
Estimated price
$270 - $900
Flights from Phoenix to Zacatecas via Los Angeles
Ave. Duration
8 h 5 min
When
Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday
Estimated price
$230 - $800
Flights from Phoenix to Zacatecas via Chicago Midway
Ave. Duration
8 h 32 min
When
Wednesday and Friday
Estimated price
$340 - $1,200
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from Phoenix to Zacatecas via Mexico City
Ave. Duration
6 h 13 min
When
Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$260 - $1,700
Flights from Phoenix to Zacatecas via Salt Lake City, Mexico City
Ave. Duration
10 h 58 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$400 - $2,400
Flights from Tucson to Guadalajara via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
9 h 3 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$280 - $1,600
Flights from Tucson to Guadalajara via Los Angeles
Ave. Duration
9 h 18 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $850
Flights from Tucson to Guadalajara via Salt Lake City
Ave. Duration
9 h 19 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$220 - $950
Aeroméxico
Website
world.aeromexico.com
Flights from Phoenix to Zacatecas via Mexico City
Ave. Duration
6 h 13 min
When
Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$260 - $1,700
Flights from Phoenix to Zacatecas via Salt Lake City, Mexico City
Ave. Duration
10 h 58 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$400 - $2,400
Flights from Tucson to Guadalajara via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
9 h 3 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$280 - $1,600
Flights from Tucson to Guadalajara via Los Angeles
Ave. Duration
9 h 18 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $850
Alaska Airlines, Inc.
Website
alaskaair.com
Flights from Tucson to Guadalajara via San Jose
Ave. Duration
8 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$230 - $850
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 Deming Amtrak
Ave. Duration
3 h 55 min
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
$40 - $110
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$40 - $65
Flexi Coach Seat
$75 - $110
Business Coach Seat
$75 - $110
Room
$210 - $290
Bus operators
ETN
Website
etn.com.mx
Bus from Aguascalientes to Zacatecas
Ave. Duration
2 h 5 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$10 - $22
Schedules at
venta.etn.com.mx
Web Advance
$15 - $22
Full Fare
$11 - $16
Regular Price
$13
Internet Discount
$11
Bus from Guadalajara to Aguascalientes
Ave. Duration
3 h
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$17 - $28
Schedules at
etn.com.mx
Book at
venta.etn.com.mx
Web Advance
$19 - $28
Full Fare
$17 - $25
Regular Price
$22
Internet Discount
$19
Grupo Senda
Phone
US: (81) 8151 5253, México: 1 800 733 7330
Website
ticket.gruposenda.com
Bus from Aguascalientes to Zacatecas
Ave. Duration
1 h 50 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$14 - $21
Schedules at
ticket.gruposenda.com
Diamante
$14 - $21
Ejecutivo
$14 - $15
Bus from Guadalajara to Zacatecas
Ave. Duration
5 h 15 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$22 - $35
Schedules at
ticket.gruposenda.com
Diamante
$22 - $35
Ejecutivo
$28 - $30
Bus from Monterrey to Zacatecas
Ave. Duration
7 h
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$27 - $40
Schedules at
ticket.gruposenda.com
Diamante
$27 - $40
Ejecutivo
$37 - $39
Arizona Shuttle
Omnibus de Mexico
Website
odm.com.mx
Bus from San Luis Potosí to Zacatecas
Ave. Duration
2 h 48 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$11 - $17
Schedules at
odm.com.mx
Bus from Chihuahua to Zacatecas
Ave. Duration
10 h 30 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$40 - $60
Schedules at
odm.com.mx
Bus from Guadalajara to Zacatecas
Ave. Duration
5 h
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$17 - $26
Schedules at
odm.com.mx
Bus from Monterrey to Zacatecas
Ave. Duration
6 h
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$23 - $35
Schedules at
odm.com.mx
Primera Plus
Website
primeraplus.com.mx
Bus from Guadalajara to Aguascalientes
Ave. Duration
2 h 50 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$16 - $19
Schedules at
ventas.primeraplus.com.mx
Regular Price
$19
Internet Discount
$17
Estrella Blanca
Website
estrellablanca.com.mx
Bus from Guadalajara to Aguascalientes
Ave. Duration
2 h 50 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$11 - $20
Schedules at
estrellablanca.com.mx
Económico
$11 - $17
Primera Select
$15 - $20
Bus from Ciudad Juárez to Chihuahua
Ave. Duration
4 h 35 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$18 - $40
Schedules at
estrellablanca.com.mx
Económico
$18 - $27
Primera Select
$28 - $40
Bus from Guadalajara to Zacatecas
Ave. Duration
6 h
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$16 - $35
Schedules at
estrellablanca.com.mx
Económico
$16 - $24
Primera Select
$24 - $35
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.

Rome2rio's guide to Greyhound USA
Contact Details
Phone
+1 214-849-8100/1-800-231-2222
Email
ifsr@greyhound.com
Website
greyhound.com
Bus from Deming, Nm to El Paso, Tx
Ave. Duration
2 h 20 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$17 - $40
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$17 - $26
Flexible
$30 - $40
Greyhound Mexico
Phone
01-800 890 6821
Website
greyhound.com.mx
Bus from Tucson to Ciudad Juárez
Ave. Duration
9 h 50 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$50 - $80
Schedules at
greyhound.com.mx
Bus from Tucson to Monterrey
Ave. Duration
29 h 45 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$100 - $170
Schedules at
greyhound.com.mx
TAP Royal International
Phone
USA: (602) 273 3544 MÉXICO: 01800 0011 827
Email
contact@taproyal.com
Website
taproyal.com
Bus from Tucson to Guadalajara
Ave. Duration
26 h 45 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$167
Schedules at
taproyal.com

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Zacatecas is 1 h ahead of Tucson. It is currently 9:19 PM in Tucson and 10:19 PM in Zacatecas.

Yes, the driving distance between Tucson to Zacatecas is 974 miles. It takes approximately 18 h 49 min to drive from Tucson to Zacatecas.

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Alaska Airlines, Inc., American Airlines, Southwest Airlines and Volaris offer flights from Tucson Airport to Zacatecas Airport.

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There are 58+ hotels available in Zacatecas. Prices start at $30 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 $2.

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