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Journey Information

There are 15 daily buses from Tucson to Los Angeles. Traveling by bus from Tucson to Los Angeles usually takes around 10 hours and 57 minutes, but the fastest Tufesa Internacional bus can make the trip in 8 hours,

Distance442 mi (711 km)
Shortest duration8h 0m
Cheapest price$30.43
Trips per day11
Most frequent serviceFlixBus US
Bus lines4

How much is a bus ticket from Tucson to Los Angeles?

The average bus ticket price from Tucson to Los Angeles is C$69.70. That price is based on the daily average cost for all bus trips from Tucson to Los Angeles in the last 30 days. Any tickets cheaper than C$69.70 can be considered a great deal. You are very likely to find a bus ticket at this price or lower if you use Wanderu to book your trip online in advance of your travel date.

Average prices by travel date


Over the next four weeks, the average daily price of Tucson to Los Angeles bus tickets is expected to range from C$65 to C$82. If you are looking to travel to Los Angeles within the next week, you can find bus tickets as cheap as C$65.

As of today, the next cheapest bus trip from Tucson to Los Angeles is on June 14, 2021 and it costs C$65. Just search on Wanderu for Tucson to Los Angeles bus trips using the form above and sort the results by cheapest to see the best available deals for the date on which you plan to hit the road.

Monthly average prices


If you are trying to decide when to travel from Tucson to Los Angeles by bus so you can score the best possible deal, your best bet would be to plan your trip for June. That’s when the average price for a bus ticket is expected to be just C$67 – the lowest of the year.

Alternatively, if you plan to travel from Tucson to Los Angeles in November, expect to spend more on your bus trip, as the average ticket price usually surges to C$76 at that time of year. However, if you book your trip ahead of time, you have a high chance of scoring a ticket at a lower price.

Prices as travel date approaches


The best way to find cheap bus tickets from Tucson to Los Angeles is by booking your trip as early as possible, as most bus companies increase the price as the travel date approaches. That’s why you should book at least 10 days in advance. By doing so, you could save C$10.89 on your bus ticket compared to booking at the last minute.

What bus companies travel from Tucson to Los Angeles?

There are 4 bus lines from Tucson, Arizona to Los Angeles, California. With 8 daily trips, FlixBus US usually has the most buses running on any given day. Here are some time and price comparisons for all the available options:

BusDaily TripsAvg. TimeAvg. Price
FlixBus US812h 27m$54.74
Greyhound310h 17m$88.15
Tufesa Internacional510h 19m$79.15
Tufesa Plus311h 35m$79.15
  • Greyhound


    Greyhound is the largest nationwide bus carrier in the United States, offering cheap, safe and reliable service across the country. Greyhound has become a household name, serving over 16 million passengers per year with daily trips to over 2,400 destinations. Greyhound performs about 3 bus trips from Tucson to Los Angeles every day, with the average journey taking around 10 hours and 17 minutes to complete. Bus tickets for Greyhound trips to Los Angeles usually start from $78.

  • Tufesa Internacional

    Tufesa Internacional

    Tufesa Internacional is the international brand of one of the largest ground transportation providers in Mexico, Tufesa. The carrier offers daily bus trips to and from several cities in the Southwestern United States, including cross-border trips between the U.S. and Mexico. On average, Tufesa Internacional runs 5 from Tucson to Los Angeles, with prices starting from $79. The carrier’s fleet features modern coaches equipped with state-of-the-art technology and amenities, such as onboard restrooms, reclining seats, free WiFi, power outlets at every seat, and a digital entertainment system.

Frequently Asked Questions

Is it safe to travel by bus from Tucson to Los Angeles during the COVID-19 pandemic?

Our bus partners have implemented several different policies to keep you safe during the COVID-19 pandemic. From limiting vehicle capacity to enhancing cleaning protocols and upgrading air filters, bus carriers are committed to maintaining a safe environment. For details on what each company is doing to ensure their fleet remains safe for travel, click here.

In addition, federal law requires all bus passengers to wear a face covering for the entire duration of the trip. Please make sure you are wearing a face mask or you may not be allowed to board the bus.

Please visit our COVID-19 Travel Guide for more information on all carrier policies and the latest travel advisories issued by every U.S. state, Canadian province, and European country.

How long is the bus ride?

The bus usually takes around 10 hours and 57 minutes to cover the 442 miles (711 kilometers) from Tucson, AZ to Los Angeles, CA. However, the fastest bus only takes 8 hours, The trip is definitely on the longer side, so plan to get comfortable on the bus. It's a good idea to bring water and snacks.

What is the busiest day of the week to travel by bus?

Saturday is usually the day when buses are busiest, as many travelers take the bus to enjoy the weekend in Los Angeles. If you are planning to travel on a Saturday, you should make sure to book tickets well in advance as they may sell out.

On the other hand, Thursday is typically the least busy day for bus travel on this route. If you’re looking for a little extra space, a Thursday ticket is the way to go.

When do the earliest and latest buses leave Tucson?

The first bus leaves at 1:00am and the last bus leaves at 6:00pm. To see the times for all buses from Tucson to Los Angeles, enter your specific travel dates in the search bar.

How many buses are there each day?

There are 15 scheduled buses that travel from Tucson to Los Angeles every day, so you have a decent number of options to choose from. This includes 11 direct buses, where you can stay on the same bus without having to transfer to a connecting bus at any point during your trip.

Need more travel options? Consider taking the train from Tucson to Los Angeles; ticket prices start at $47.49.

City Information

Los Angeles

Los Angeles is the undisputed world capital of the entertainment business. Because of that, the City of Angels is where you will find some of the most iconic landmarks of the film and music industries, including the world-famous Walk of Fame and Dolby Theatre (home of the Academy Awards) on Hollywood Boulevard, the easily recognizable Capitol Records building at Hollywood & Vine, and the LA Live complex in Downtown Los Angeles.

The best part of LA is that it has something to offer for people of all interests: outdoor enthusiasts can hike up to the Hollywood sign, fashion aficionados can go shopping in Beverly Hills, art lovers can check out the prominent Los Angeles County Museum of Art (LACMA) in the Miracle Mile district, and those looking for a fun night out can go bar-hopping in West Hollywood. Are you a Pokémon GO addict? Well then this is the place for you because LA is the best city to catch the rarest Pokémon in the U.S.. And if you want to want to experience the famed golden coast of Southern California for yourself, head west to Santa Monica and Venice for a refreshing dip in the Pacific Ocean.

With one of the biggest airports on the West Coast and several bus and train stops across the county, Los Angeles makes it easy to travel elsewhere in California, visit the neighboring Nevada, Arizona and Mexico, or take a flight to pretty much any other part of the world.

Station Information

Where does the bus leave from in Tucson?

Departure stations

Buses to Los Angeles leave from 5 stations in Tucson.

Bus stations in Tucson:

  • Arco/Ampm N Freeway - 802 W Speedway Blvd

  • Bus Terminal

  • 1119 E 6th St - 6th St Garage @ University of Arizona

  • 5621 E Broadway Blvd

Where does the bus arrive in Los Angeles?

Arrival stations

Buses arrive in Los Angeles at 8 stations, depending on which bus line you are traveling with.

Bus stations in Los Angeles:

  • Bus Terminal - 1716 E 7th St

  • 611 Maple Ave

  • 4555 E 3rd St & S McDonnell Ave E

  • E Olympic Blvd & S Augusta Ave Bus Stop

  • Hollywood Roosevelt Hotel

  • 10413 Laurel Canyon Blvd Pacoima

  • 592 Gayley Ave

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