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Journey Information

There are 3 daily buses from Tucson to San Antonio. Traveling by bus from Tucson to San Antonio usually takes around 26 hours and 26 minutes, but the fastest Greyhound bus can make the trip in 16 hours and 45 minutes.

Distance762 mi (1226 km)
Shortest duration16h 45m
Cheapest price$224.44
Most frequent serviceGreyhound
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How much is a bus ticket from Tucson to San Antonio?

The average bus ticket price from Tucson to San Antonio is C$229.43. That price is based on the daily average cost for all bus trips from Tucson to San Antonio in the last 30 days. Any tickets cheaper than C$229.43 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.

Monthly average prices


If you are trying to decide when to travel from Tucson to San Antonio by bus so you can score the best possible deal, your best bet would be to plan your trip for March. That’s when the average price for a bus ticket is expected to be just C$185 – the lowest of the year.

Alternatively, if you plan to travel from Tucson to San Antonio in November, expect to spend more on your bus trip, as the average ticket price usually surges to C$248 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.

What bus companies travel from Tucson to San Antonio?

There is one bus company that operates from Tucson to San Antonio. Greyhound is the only company that connects the two cities by bus. Fortunately, it has multiple scheduled buses per day, so travelers still have a good amount of choice and flexibility.

BusDaily TripsAvg. TimeAvg. Price
Greyhound31d 2h 26m$224.85
  • 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 San Antonio every day, with the average journey taking around 26 hours and 26 minutes to complete. Bus tickets for Greyhound trips to San Antonio usually start from $192.

Frequently Asked Questions

Is it safe to travel by bus from Tucson to San Antonio 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 26 hours and 26 minutes to cover the 762 miles (1226 kilometers) from Tucson, AZ to San Antonio, TX. However, the fastest bus only takes 16 hours and 45 minutes. 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?

Sunday tends to be the busiest day for buses, as many passengers take the bus to San Antonio at the end of the week. If you are planning to travel on a Sunday, you should make sure to book tickets well in advance as they may sell out.

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

When do the earliest and latest buses leave Tucson?

The first bus leaves at 5:00am and the last bus leaves at 9:00pm. To see the times for all buses from Tucson to San Antonio, enter your specific travel dates in the search bar.

How many buses are there each day?

There are 3 scheduled buses that travel from Tucson to San Antonio every day, so you have a decent number of options to choose from. Unfortunately, none of them are direct connections, so no matter which bus you take, you will have to transfer buses at least once during your journey.

Need more travel options? Consider taking the train from Tucson to San Antonio; ticket prices start at $119.70.

Station Information

Where does the bus leave from in Tucson?

Departure stations

Most buses depart from the main station in Tucson.

Where does the bus arrive in San Antonio?

Arrival stations

All buses from Tucson arrive at one main station in San Antonio.

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