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Tucson-Phoenix Train Schedule

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Trip Summary

There are 2 daily trains from Tucson to Phoenix. Traveling by train from Tucson to Phoenix usually takes around 2 hours and 53 minutes, but the fastest Amtrak train can make the trip in 2 hours and 40 minutes.

Distance108 mi (173 km)
Fastest train2h 40m
Lowest price$72.75
Most frequent serviceAmtrak
Train lines1

Price trends for trains from Tucson to Phoenix

Monthly average prices

$91$73$55$36$18JJASONDJFMAM

Prices as travel date approaches

$91$73$55$36$183020100

Which train should you take from Tucson to Phoenix?

Amtrak is the one and only train line which connects Tucson, Arizona to Phoenix, Arizona. The schedule is relatively limited as the train only runs twice a day.

TrainDaily TripsAvg. TimeAvg. Price
Amtrak22h 53m$77.42
  • Amtrak

    Amtrak

    Amtrak is the largest passenger railroad service in America, offering daily intercity trains to hundreds of destinations across the contiguous United States, as well as several cities in Canada. Every Amtrak train comes equipped with comfortable seats with extra legroom, as well as several four-seat areas with tables in the middle. In addition, each car has a freshly cleaned restroom, free WiFi and power outlets at every seat. There are also snack bars where you can purchase drinks or food during your journey. On average, there are 2 Amtrak trains from Tucson to Phoenix every day, as well as 4 trips on the weekends, with prices starting from $73.

Frequently Asked Questions

Is it safe to travel by train from Tucson to Phoenix 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.

Can you take a train all the way from Tucson to Phoenix?

While the train is the main method of transportation from Tucson to Phoenix, it will only take you part of the way there. Please note that part of your trip will be on a different vehicle, most commonly a bus or express shuttle.

How long is the train journey from Tucson to Phoenix?

The distance between Tucson and Phoenix is approximately 108 miles, or 173 kilometers. The average train journey between these two cities takes 2 hours and 53 minutes, although the absolute fastest you could get there is 2 hours and 40 minutes. Although it takes a couple of hours each way, it's still possible to make a round trip in a single day. Since most trains are equipped with Wi-Fi, you should be able to browse the Internet or get some work done during your journey.

When are trains the most crowded?

Trains from Tucson to Phoenix 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 Wednesday 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 7:00pm while the last train of the day leaves at 7:00pm. 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 Phoenix?

Trains leave the station in Tucson twice a day, so there are a couple of options depending on your preferred travel time. However, there are no direct trains. This means that you will need to disembark from your original train and board a connecting train at some point during your journey. You will need to remember to bring your carry-on luggage with you when you change trains. Depending on the carrier's policy, you may also be responsible for transferring your own checked baggage.

You can also take a train for your return trip from Phoenix to Tucson. If you're not not set on traveling by train, you could always take the bus from Tucson to Phoenix for $21.83.

Station Information

Where is the train station in Tucson?

Departure stations

There is one train station in Tucson.

Train stations in Tucson:

  • 400 N Toole Ave

Where is the train station in Phoenix?

Arrival stations

Phoenix receives travelers from Tucson at its two active train stations.

Train stations in Phoenix:

  • Sky Harbor Apt, Terminal 4 Arrivals, Door 3

  • 2717 W Bell Rd

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