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Phoenix to Tucson bus - cost & duration

Cheapest price€8.92
Shortest Duration1h 55m
Trips per day10
Bus lines4
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bus Trip Reviews from Wanderu Customers

Overall score for Phoenix to Tucson
Based on 4 reviews

Based on 4 reviews
Users that traveled with Greyhound report that they were happy with the WiFi on board 100 percent of the time.
Ratings (Out of 5)
10 November 2019Visiting friends
So easy to navigate.
26 October 2019Solo travel
That I was safe and the driver was courteous and professional.
John Paul
15 September 2019Solo travel
Comfortable seats. Good driver.
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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.

How much is a bus ticket from Phoenix to Tucson?

Based on daily average prices in last 30 days, €20.66 was the low point for bus fares from Phoenix to Tucson. Buses from Tucson to Phoenix are similarly priced. Any tickets cheaper than €20.66 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 2 days in advance. By doing so, you could save €4.14 on your ticket compared to booking at the last minute.

How long is the bus ride?

The bus usually takes around 2 hours and 31 minutes to cover the 173 kilometers (108 miles) from Phoenix to Tucson. However, the fastest bus 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 bus?

Thursday is usually the day of the week when buses are busiest. If you are planning to travel on a Thursday, you should make sure to book tickets well in advance as they may sell out.

On the other hand, Monday is typically the least busy day for bus travel on this route. For a less crowded trip, try to book your bus travel for the beginning of the week.

When do the earliest and latest buses leave Phoenix?

The first bus leaves at 02:00 and the last bus leaves at 22:00. To see the times for all buses from Phoenix to Tucson, enter your specific travel dates in the search bar.

How many buses are there each day?

There are 10 scheduled buses that travel from Phoenix to Tucson every day, so you have a decent number of options to choose from. This includes 7 direct buses, where you can stay on the same bus without having to transfer to a connecting bus at any point during your trip.

Need more travel options? Consider taking the train from Phoenix to Tucson; ticket prices start at €53.50.

What bus companies travel from Phoenix to Tucson?

There are 4 bus lines from Phoenix to Tucson. With 7 daily trips, Greyhound usually has the most buses running on any given day. Here are some time and price comparisons for all the available options:
BusDaily TripsAvg. TimeAvg. Price
Greyhound73h 47m€15.10
Tufesa Ejecutivo12h 0m€43.69
Tufesa Internacional12h 0m€30.32
Tufesa Plus32h 0m€30.32

Where does the bus leave from in Phoenix?

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

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

Where does the bus arrive in Tucson?

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

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

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