There are 10 ways to get from Tucson to Zacatecas by plane, 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.

Recommended option

Fly to Zacatecas  •  9 h 6 min

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

$380 - $1,314

Cheapest option

Bus Tufesa  •  34 h 26 min

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

$74 - $229

8 alternative options

Fly 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

$209 - $684

Fly to San Luis Potosi, bus  •  11 h 43 min

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

$222 - $1,231

Fly to Guadalajara, bus  •  12 h 58 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

$155 - $957

Train, bus via Villa Ahumada  •  23 h 30 min

  1. Take the train from Tucson Amtrak to El Paso Union Depot Amtrak
  2. Take the bus from Ciudad Juárez to Villa Ahumada Tdn
  3. Take the bus from Villa Ahumada to Pistolas Meneses
  4. Take the bus from Chihuahua to Zacatecas

$113 - $240

Train, bus  •  24 h 23 min

  1. Take the train from Tucson Amtrak to El Paso Union Depot Amtrak
  2. Take the bus from Ciudad Juárez to Chihuahua
  3. Take the bus from Chihuahua to Zacatecas

$117 - $278

Bus via Chihuahua  •  26 h 10 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

$109 - $169

Bus TAP Royal International  •  32 h 56 min

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

$212 - $227

Drive  •  18 h 49 min

  1. Drive from Tucson to Zacatecas 973.6 miles

$130 - $190

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Tucson to Zacatecas is to bus which costs $70 - $230 and takes 34 h 26 min.

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The quickest way to get from Tucson to Zacatecas is to fly which takes 9 h 6 min and costs $380 - $1,400.

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The distance between Tucson and Zacatecas is 1334 km. The road distance is 1558 km.

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It takes approximately 9 h 6 min to get from Tucson to Zacatecas, including transfers.

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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 10 min.

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

American Airlines, Southwest Airlines and three other airlines fly from Tucson to Zacatecas twice daily. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Tucson to Zacatecas via Ciudad Juárez and Chihuahua in around 26 h 10 min.

Airlines
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Tucson to Zacatecas via Dallas/Ft.Worth
Ave. Duration
5 h 59 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$280 - $1,800
Flights from Tucson to Aguascalientes via Dallas/Ft.Worth
Ave. Duration
6 h 38 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$220 - $1,400
Flights from Tucson to Aguascalientes via Phoenix, Dallas/Ft.Worth
Ave. Duration
7 h 44 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$230 - $1,400
Flights from Tucson to San Luis Potosi via Dallas/Ft.Worth
Ave. Duration
5 h 42 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 6 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$200 - $1,300
Flights from Tucson to Guadalajara via Phoenix
Ave. Duration
4 h 22 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $900
Flights from Tucson to Guadalajara via Dallas/Ft.Worth
Ave. Duration
6 h 2 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 33 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$240 - $1,400
Flights from Tucson to Aguascalientes via Denver, Houston
Ave. Duration
9 h 3 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$300 - $1,500
Flights from Tucson to San Luis Potosi via Houston
Ave. Duration
7 h 13 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $1,200
Flights from Tucson to San Luis Potosi via Denver, Houston
Ave. Duration
8 h 43 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$260 - $1,400
Flights from Tucson to San Luis Potosi via Houston, Mexico City
Ave. Duration
10 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$240 - $1,300
Flights from Tucson to Guadalajara via Houston
Ave. Duration
6 h 48 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $1,100
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from Tucson to Zacatecas via Los Angeles, Mexico City
Ave. Duration
11 h 42 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$420 - $1,800
Flights from Tucson to Aguascalientes via Los Angeles, Mexico City
Ave. Duration
10 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$300 - $1,300
Flights from Tucson to San Luis Potosi via Los Angeles, Monterrey
Ave. Duration
10 h 37 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$240 - $1,100
Flights from Tucson to Guadalajara via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
8 h 57 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$280 - $1,600
Flights from Tucson to Guadalajara via Los Angeles
Ave. Duration
9 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $850
Flights from Tucson to Guadalajara via Salt Lake City
Ave. Duration
9 h 7 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$220 - $950
Aeroméxico
Website
world.aeromexico.com
Flights from Tucson to Zacatecas via Los Angeles, Mexico City
Ave. Duration
11 h 42 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$420 - $1,800
Flights from Tucson to Aguascalientes via Los Angeles, Mexico City
Ave. Duration
10 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$300 - $1,300
Flights from Tucson to San Luis Potosi via Los Angeles, Monterrey
Ave. Duration
10 h 37 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$240 - $1,100
Flights from Tucson to Guadalajara via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
8 h 57 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$280 - $1,600
Flights from Tucson to Guadalajara via Los Angeles
Ave. Duration
9 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $850
Volaris
Website
volaris.com
Flights from Tucson to Zacatecas via Chicago Midway
Ave. Duration
8 h 18 min
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$370 - $1,300
Flights from Tucson to Aguascalientes via Los Angeles
Ave. Duration
7 h 54 min
When
Monday and Wednesday
Estimated price
$190 - $650
Train operators
Amtrak
Bus operators
ETN
Website
etn.com.mx
Bus from Aguascalientes to Zacatecas
Ave. Duration
2 h
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$10 - $21
Schedules at
venta.etn.com.mx
Web Advance
$14 - $21
Full Fare
$10 - $15
Regular Price
$13
Internet Discount
$11
Bus from Guadalajara to Zacatecas
Ave. Duration
5 h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$24 - $35
Schedules at
etn.com.mx
Web Advance
$24 - $35
Full Fare
$25 - $35
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
$13 - $20
Schedules at
ticket.gruposenda.com
Diamante
$14 - $20
Ejecutivo
$13 - $15
Bus from Ciudad Juárez to Villa Ahumada
Ave. Duration
1 h 40 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$15 - $22
Schedules at
ticket.gruposenda.com
Diamante
$15 - $22
Ejecutivo
$15 - $17
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 - $16
Schedules at
odm.com.mx
Bus from Ciudad Juárez to Villa Ahumada
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$6 - $14
Schedules at
odm.com.mx
Bus from Villa Ahumada to Pistolas Meneses
Ave. Duration
2 h 30 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$12 - $19
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 - $25
Schedules at
odm.com.mx
Primera Plus
Website
primeraplus.com.mx
Bus from Guadalajara to Aguascalientes
Ave. Duration
2 h 30 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$15 - $18
Schedules at
primeraplus.com.mx
Regular Price
$18
Internet Discount
$16
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 - $16
Primera Select
$15 - $20
Bus from Ciudad Juárez to Chihuahua
Ave. Duration
4 h 35 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$17 - $35
Schedules at
estrellablanca.com.mx
Económico
$17 - $26
Primera Select
$27 - $35
Greyhound Mexico
Phone
01-800 890 6821
Website
greyhound.com.mx
Bus from Tucson to Ciudad Juárez
Ave. Duration
9 h 50 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$50 - $75
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
3 times a day
Estimated price
$167
Schedules at
taproyal.com
Tufesa
Phone
016444102444
Website
tufesa.com.mx
Bus from Tucson, AZ to Guadalajara
Ave. Duration
27 h 6 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$55 - $200
Schedules at
tufesa.com.mx
Plus
$55 - $85
Platinum
$85 - $110
Ejecutivo
$100 - $140

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