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Journey Information

Phoenix to Tucson coach - cost & duration

Cheapest price£7.75
Shortest Duration1h 55m
Trips per day11
Coach lines3

Frequently Asked Questions

How large is Tucson?

Tucson is the county seat of Pima County, Arizona. It is 238.33 square miles, with a city population of 520,116. Tucson is 108 miles southeast of Phoenix, and 60 miles north of the United States – Mexico border.

What is the distance between Phoenix and Tucson?

The shortest distance between Phoenix and Tucson by way of ground transportation is 113 miles via I-10 East. By bus, the shortest duration is about 2 hours, though with traffic you can expect as long as 2 hours and 45 minutes.

What are Tufesa buses from Phoenix to Tucson?

Tufesa is a popular bus company serving 430 bus routes, connecting 30 cities in the United States. Tufesa buses are equipped with A/C, free Wi-Fi, power outlets, a restroom and free movies. From Phoenix to Tucson, Tufesa offers 5 trips per day that average 2 hours in length, and cost about $34.

Is it safe to travel by coach from Phoenix 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 coach 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, coach 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.

How much is a coach ticket from Phoenix to Tucson?

Based on daily average prices in last 30 days, £20.01 was the low point for coach fares from Phoenix to Tucson. Coaches from Tucson to Phoenix are similarly priced. Any tickets cheaper than £20.01 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 coach companies increase the price as the travel date approaches. You should book at least 2 days in advance. By doing so, you could save £2.68 on your ticket compared to booking at the last minute.

How long is the coach ride?

The coach usually takes around 2 hours and 10 minutes to cover the 108 miles (173 kilometers) from Phoenix, AZ to Tucson, AZ. However, the fastest coach only takes 1 hour 55 minutes. It's the perfect amount of time to take a nap, get some work done, or watch a movie.

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

Sunday tends to be the busiest day for coaches, as many passengers take the coach to Tucson 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, Wednesday is typically the least busy day for coach travel on this route. If you're looking for some extra space on the coach, traveling mid-week is your best bet.

When do the earliest and latest coaches leave Phoenix?

The first coach leaves at 01:00 and the last coach leaves at 22:00. To see the times for all coaches from Phoenix to Tucson, enter your specific travel dates in the search bar.

How many coaches are there each day?

There are 11 scheduled coaches that travel from Phoenix to Tucson every day, so you have a decent number of options to choose from. This includes 9 direct coaches, where you can stay on the same coach without having to transfer to a connecting coach at any point during your trip.

Need more travel options? Consider taking the train from Phoenix to Tucson; ticket prices start at £46.52.

What coach companies travel from Phoenix to Tucson?

There are 3 coach lines from Phoenix, Arizona to Tucson, Arizona. With 6 daily trips, Greyhound usually has the most coaches running on any given day. Here are some time and price comparisons for all the available options:

CoachDaily TripsAvg. TimeAvg. Price
Greyhound62h 42m£13.52
Tufesa Ejecutivo12h 0m£37.99
Tufesa Plus42h 0m£26.36

Where does the coach leave from in Phoenix?

Coaches to Tucson leave from multiple locations in Phoenix, Arizona. These are the 3 most popular coach stations:

  • McDowell - 1614 N 27th Ave
  • Bus Terminal - 2115 E Buckeye Rd
  • Glendale Bus Station
  • 44th St Transit Ctr

Where does the coach arrive in Tucson?

Coaches arrive in Tucson at 3 stations, depending on which coach line you are traveling with. These are the main coach stations in Tucson, Arizona:

  • Bus Terminal
  • 5550 S 12th Ave
  • Laos Transit Center

Price trends for coaches from Phoenix to Tucson

Average prices by travel date

£35£23£12SepSep

Monthly average prices

£39£31£23£16£8ONDJFMAMJJAS

Prices as travel date approaches

£39£31£23£16£83020100

coach Trip Reviews from Wanderu Customers

Overall score for coaches from Phoenix, AZ to Tucson, AZ
4.5
Based on 4 ratings and reviews

Based on 4 reviews
Overview
Users that traveled with Greyhound report that they were happy with the WiFi on board 100 percent of the time.
Ratings (Out of 5)
Comfort
4.3
Staff
4.3
Value
4.5
Condition
4.8
Jan
5.0
10 November 2019Visiting friends
Pros
So easy to navigate.
Maria
4.0
26 October 2019Solo travel
Pros
That I was safe and the driver was courteous and professional.
Cons
N/A
John Paul
4.0
15 September 2019Solo travel
Pros
Comfortable seats. Good driver.
Cons
Help desk.

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