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Journey Information

San Antonio to Tucson bus - cost & duration

Cheapest price$173.61
Fastest time18h 50m
Trips per day1
Bus lines1

Frequently Asked Questions

Is it safe to travel by bus from San Antonio to Tucson right now?

We stand behind CDC guidelines that caution passengers against non-essential travel during the coronavirus outbreak. That said, we recognize not everyone is in a position to completely abstain. Whether it’s for work, to take care of family or to get back home, some circumstances inevitably require travel. If you’re one of those individuals who still needs to book a trip, you can continue to do so on Wanderu.

Know that most bus companies are still running at this time, though some have limited service. Visit our COVID-19 travel guide for resources and daily updates on the coronavirus and COVID travel restrictions.

In order to keep vehicles as clean and sanitized as possible, bus companies are taking extra precautions for coronavirus. For details on what various companies are doing to ensure their fleet remains safe for travel, click here.

Does the bus take you directly from San Antonio to Tucson?

Unfortunately there are currently no buses that go the entire distance from San Antonio to Tucson. At some point, you will need to switch onto another vehicle to complete the journey, such as a local shuttle or even a train. More details are available as you peruse individual tickets.

How much is a bus ticket from San Antonio to Tucson?

Based on daily average prices in last 30 days, $173.61 was the low point for bus fares from San Antonio to Tucson. Buses from Tucson to San Antonio are similarly priced. Any tickets cheaper than $173.61 could be considered a great deal.

The best way to find cheap deals on bus tickets is by booking as early as possible, since most bus companies increase the price as the travel date approaches. You should book at least 27 days in advance. By doing so, you could save $102.16 on your ticket compared to booking at the last minute.

How long is the bus ride?

The bus usually takes around 22 hours and 34 minutes to cover the 762 miles (1226 kilometers) from San Antonio, TX to Tucson, AZ. However, the fastest bus only takes 18 hours and 50 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?

Because many passengers travel from San Antonio to Tucson at the beginning of the work week, Monday is usually the busiest day for buses. If you are planning to travel on a Monday, you should make sure to book tickets well in advance as they may sell out.

On the other hand, Sunday is typically the least busy day for bus travel on this route. If you are looking for less crowded buses to Tucson, book your ticket for the last day of the week.

When do the earliest and latest buses leave San Antonio?

There is usually only one bus per day from San Antonio to Tucson. It leaves the station in San Antonio at 1:00pm each day. The time might vary for specific dates, so be sure to search on Wanderu for the most up-to-date information.

How many buses are there each day?

There is usually only one bus per day from San Antonio to Tucson. However, it is not a direct bus, so you will have to get off your original vehicle to change buses during the trip.

Need more travel options? Consider taking the train from San Antonio to Tucson; ticket prices start at $128.20.

What bus companies travel from San Antonio to Tucson?

There is one bus company that operates from San Antonio to Tucson. Greyhound is the only company to provide bus transportation at the moment. It only operates one bus trip per day, which really narrows down the options.

BusDaily TripsAvg. TimeAvg. Price
Greyhound122h 35m$213.59

Where does the bus leave from in San Antonio?

San Antonio, Texas has two bus stations with service to Tucson, Arizona:

  • Bus Terminal - 500 N St Marys St

Where does the bus arrive in Tucson?

These are the two stations where buses may stop when they arrive in Tucson, Arizona:

  • Bus Terminal
  • Laos Transit Center

Price trends for buses from San Antonio to Tucson

Monthly average prices

$267$214$160$107$53ONDJFMAMJJAS

Prices as travel date approaches

$334$267$200$134$673020100

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