background-img-buses-trains
chiku-desktop

Flagstaff to Tucson bus

chiku-mobile
Available on iOS & Android
Lowest Prices

We find the cheapest bus & train tickets, so you can wander for less.

Best Travel Options

We partner with 500+ carriers to bring you the most bus & train options.

Quick & Easy Booking

Book trips quickly with a simple, hassle-free checkout – online & on our app.

Fast Customer Support

We don’t monkey around. We respond within minutes to help you out.

Flagstaff - Tucson Bus Schedule

Find cheap rental carsFind great deals on cheap cars in the area.
RentalCars logotypeRentalCars logotype
from$30.00

Journey Information

There are 4 intercity buses per day from Flagstaff to Tucson. Traveling by bus from Flagstaff to Tucson usually takes around 6 hours and 15 minutes, but the fastest FlixBus US bus can make the trip in 4 hours and 35 minutes.

Distance210 mi (338 km)
Shortest duration4h 35m
Cheapest price$33.48
Trips per day2
Most frequent serviceGreyhound
Bus lines2

How much is a bus ticket from Flagstaff to Tucson?

Bus tickets for a trip from Flagstaff to Tucson cost $35.15 on average. Opting to take a bus is a wallet-friendly way to make this trip. If you book your trip ahead of time using Wanderu, you can easily find bus tickets at or below this price.

Monthly avg. prices

$75$60$45$30$15JASONDJFMAMJ
If you're on the hunt for the cheapest bus tickets from Flagstaff to Tucson, mark your calendar for August. During this period, you can expect to find the lowest average ticket price of the year, just $35. However, taking the bus from Flagstaff to Tucson during November is not so cheap. This time of year, ticket prices often reach an average of $61. The best way to find deals on a trip in November is to plan ahead and book your bus ticket as early as possible.

Prices as travel date approaches

$100$80$60$40$203020100

To save money on bus tickets, buy them as early as possible. Bus carriers usually charge higher ticket prices the closer you book to the date of travel. Book your ticket at least 25 days in advance to save up to $35.92.

What bus companies travel from Flagstaff to Tucson?

There are two bus lines that have daily service from Flagstaff to Tucson that you can compare and book on Wanderu. Of these two carriers, Greyhound usually offers more choice, with 3 scheduled trips per day.

BusDaily TripsAvg. TimeAvg. Price
FlixBus US24h 43m$48.10
Greyhound36h 21m$53.02
  • FlixBus US is the American branch of German bus company FlixBus, known for providing sustainable, affordable, and modern bus travel. The company offers cheap bus tickets to popular urban destinations throughout the United States. FlixBus US buses include many amenities, including comfortable seats, free WiFi, power outlets at every seat, and an online portal for free entertainment. On average, FlixBus US operates 2 trips per day from Flagstaff to Tucson, and the average ticket for this route costs only .

  • Greyhound is the largest nationwide bus carrier in the United States, offering cheap, safe and reliable service across the country. Greyhound has become a household name, serving over 16 million passengers per year with daily trips to over 2,400 destinations. Greyhound performs about 3 bus trips from Flagstaff to Tucson every day, with the average journey taking around 6 hours and 21 minutes to complete. Bus tickets for Greyhound trips to Tucson usually start from $33.

Frequently Asked Questions

The bus takes an average of 6 hours and 15 minutes to cover the 210 miles from Flagstaff to Tucson. However, the fastest bus only takes 4 hours and 35 minutes. It’s definitely on the longer side, so plan to get comfortable for a long road trip. Keep in mind that your actual bus may arrive earlier or later than scheduled, depending on whether there is more or less traffic than usual.

Friday is the busiest travel day for buses as people head from Flagstaff to Tucson for the weekend. If you are planning to travel on a Friday, you should make sure to book tickets well in advance as they may sell out.

On the other hand, Thursday is typically the least busy day for bus travel on this route. If you’re looking for a little extra space, a Thursday ticket is the way to go.

The first bus leaves at 3:00am and the last bus leaves at 1:00pm. To see the times for all buses from Flagstaff to Tucson, enter your specific travel dates in the search bar.

There are 4 scheduled buses that travel from Flagstaff to Tucson every day, so you have a decent number of options to choose from. This includes 2 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 Flagstaff to Tucson; ticket prices start at $383.00.

City Information

Flagstaff

Flagstaff, AZ - FLG-0

Image credit: Unsplash

Flagstaff, AZ - FLG-1

Image credit: Unsplash

Flagstaff, AZ - FLG-2

Image credit: Unsplash

Blessed with plenty of pine forests and amazing sceneries, Flagstaff is more than just a pit stop for travelers who need respite from the scorching desert. We even named it one of the best places to visit in Arizona! The first place every traveler should visit is the Historic Downtown and Railroad District, which was built along the historic Route 66. As you stroll around the quarter, you will catch glimpses of quaint buildings constructed during the early 20th century, giving the area an authentically vintage vibe.

Stargazers should hightail it to the Lowell Observatory, whose telescope provides a breathtaking view of vast and unending space. If you are ready for some hiking, consider spending a day at the Wupatki National Monument. In this natural reserve, tourists can find ruins of indigenous villages and learn about the history of indigenous people in the area.

Budget pizzerias abound in Flagstaff to cater to a student crowd, and one of the best spots around is Oregano's Pizza Bistro. Cottage Place has some of the best offerings in town for a fancier meal and some delicious fillet mignon!

Amtrak's Southwest Chief stops at Flagstaff's train station at 1 East Rte 66. If you're traveling by bus, companies like Greyhound and Jefferson Lines operate out of the station on Butler Ave. Local air service goes through the Flagstaff Pulliam Airport, located just 4.3 miles from the city center.

Tucson

A bright and sunny city with more than 350 days of sunshine and temperatures that rarely dip below 60, Tucson is undoubtedly one of Arizona's best vacation destinations. Those who don’t shy away from some outdoor activities should go on a hiking trip in the Saguaro National Park, where visitors can enjoy uninterrupted views of southwestern landscapes. Of the park's two areas, the Tucson Mountain District is the more popular one, owing to its amazing sunset views. Architecture fans could also consider visiting Mission San Xavier del Bac, a perfect example of 18th-century architecture. If you wish to learn more about the region and its unique flora and fauna, head over to the Arizona-Sonora Desert Museum, which features 230 animal species and 1,200 local plant species.

It should come as no surprise that the most famous dishes in Tucson are Mexican foods, which boast spicy, sweet and smoky flavors. One of the best spots to enjoy these delicacies is at El Charro Café, which has been around since 1922. For a more eclectic menu, Feast is a good option.

The principal Amtrak train station in Tucson is on Toole Ave. The city is served by Amtrak’s Texas Eagle and Sunset Limited lines. The main bus station is the bus terminal located at 801 E 12th St, not too far from the train station. The city’s commercial air services are fulfilled by Tucson International Airport, which is 6 miles south of the city’s center.

Station Information

Where does the bus leave from in Flagstaff?

Main departure station: 880 E Butler Ave

The Greyhound bus station on Butler Avenue is a small building with some seating, vending machines, and restrooms inside. There is ample parking available outside. Though the station is located about a mile outside downtown Flagstaff, there are a handful of coffee shops and fast-food restaurants within a short walk of the station. You can also walk a short distance to the Butler/Sawmill bus stop for local Mountain Line transit buses to get around Flagstaff. Greyhound buses depart from Flagstaff to destinations such as Mesa, Tucson, Phoenix, and even Las Vegas and Los Angeles.

All bus stations in Flagstaff:

  • 880 E Butler Ave

  • 1 E Rte 66 (Visitor Center)

Where does the bus arrive in Tucson?

Main arrival station: Bus Terminal - 801 E 12th St

The Bus Terminal at 801 E 12th St is one of Tucson’s central transportation hubs. This modern station’s lighted sign announces its Greyhound service, and intercity bus routes from Jefferson Lines also serve this station. Possible destinations from Tucson’s bus terminal include Phoenix, El Paso, San Diego, and the city of sin itself, Las Vegas. This station is close to Iron Horse Park and only a mile away from the Amtrak station for passengers to continue their travels via train.

All bus stations in Tucson:

  • Bus Terminal - 801 E 12th St

  • 1119 E 6th St - 6th St Garage @ University of Arizona

  • Arco/Ampm N Freeway - 802 W Speedway Blvd

Get around town with Moovit

Find the best way to get to and from any station in Tucson by public transit, courtesy of Moovit. Search now

Need a return trip from Tucson to Flagstaff?

Search Bus Tickets

Plan your next adventure

Wanderu is the simplest way to book bus and train travel.

With just a quick search on Wanderu, you can compare bus and train schedules and prices from hundreds of travel companies in one convenient place to find the trip that works best for you. Wanderu’s simple checkout process makes it easy to book cheap bus and train tickets hassle-free. Most importantly, as Wanderu is an official partner of all leading bus and train companies, we always have the best bus and train deals out there.

Book buses and trains on the go with the Wanderu app.

Download our app and snag the best travel deals across North America & Europe.Learn more

iPhone
Android
Available on iOS & Android