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Tucson-Benson Train Schedule

Trip Summary

There are 2 daily trains from Tucson to Benson. Traveling by train from Tucson to Benson usually takes around one hour, but some trains might arrive slightly earlier or later than scheduled.

Distance41 mi (66 km)
Fastest train1h 0m
Lowest price$7.99
Trains per day2
Most frequent serviceAmtrak Sunset Limited
Train lines2

What is the price of a train ticket from Tucson to Benson?

In the last month, C$7.99 was the average price of a train ticket from Tucson, AZ to Benson, AZ. This is about as inexpensive as train tickets ever get. You can expect to find tickets at that price or lower if you book your trip at least 12 days in advance. Otherwise, expect to pay around C$7.99 more than that for a same-day booking.

Monthly average prices

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If you are trying to decide when to travel from Tucson to Benson by train so you can score the best possible deal, your best bet would be to plan your trip for September. That’s when the average price for a train ticket is expected to be just C$11 – the lowest of the year.

Alternatively, if you plan to travel from Tucson to Benson in May, expect to spend more on your train trip, as the average ticket price usually surges to C$16 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.

Frequently Asked Questions

Is it safe to travel by train from Tucson to Benson during the COVID-19 pandemic?

Our train 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, train 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 train 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 train.

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 train journey from Tucson to Benson?

The distance between Tucson and Benson is approximately 41 miles, or 66 kilometers. The average train journey between these two cities takes 1 hour, As a relatively short ride, taking the train is an easy way to travel between these two cities.

When are trains the most crowded?

Trains from Tucson to Benson are the most crowded on Friday. Tickets also tend to be more expensive then. If you are looking for a great deal on your train tickets or just want extra room to stretch out, consider traveling on Sunday instead, as it tends to be the least crowded day of the week.

When are the first and last trains of the day?

The earliest train departs Tucson at 8:00am while the last train of the day leaves at 8:00am. To see all scheduled departure times, use the search function on this page to get the full schedule for your specific travel dates.

Is there a direct train from Tucson to Benson?

Trains leave the station in Tucson twice a day, so there are a couple of options depending on your preferred travel time. Luckily, both trains will get you to Benson with direct service. While there might still be stops along the way, you will not need to get off or switch trains.

You can also take a train for your return trip from Benson to Tucson. If you're not not set on traveling by train, you could always take the bus from Tucson to Benson for $20.89.

Which train should you take from Tucson to Benson?

2 train services operate from Tucson, Arizona to Benson, Arizona. However, each train line only offers one daily trip.

TrainDaily TripsAvg. TimeAvg. Price
Amtrak Sunset Limited11h 0m$12.48
Amtrak Texas Eagle11h 0m$15.86

Amtrak Sunset Limited train tickets from Tucson to Benson start from $8, and on average cost $12. Daily there are 1 Amtrak Sunset Limited schedules to Benson. Amtrak Sunset Limited in Tucson leaves from 400 N Toole Ave, And in Benson trains arrive at 105 E 4th St,

From Tucson to Benson train travel on Amtrak Sunset Limited takes 1 hours and 0 minutes.

If you are looking to travel to Benson on a weekend there is typically one Amtrak Sunset Limited scheduled trip per day, which will cost $13 for a one-way weekend reservation from Tucson.

Amtrak Texas Eagle train tickets from Tucson to Benson start from $8, and on average cost $16. Daily there are 1 Amtrak Texas Eagle schedules to Benson. Amtrak Texas Eagle in Tucson leaves from 400 N Toole Ave, And in Benson trains arrive at 105 E 4th St,

From Tucson to Benson train travel on Amtrak Texas Eagle takes 1 hours and 0 minutes.

If you are looking to travel to Benson on a weekend there is typically one Amtrak Texas Eagle scheduled trip per day, which will cost $19 for a one-way weekend reservation from Tucson.

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