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Journey Information

Tucson to Phoenix bus - cost & duration

Cheapest price$18.00
Shortest Duration1h 55m
Trips per day15
Bus lines4

Frequently Asked Questions

Is it safe to travel by bus from Tucson to Phoenix during the COVID-19 pandemic?

Our bus 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, bus 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 bus 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 bus.

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 much is a bus ticket from Tucson to Phoenix?

Based on daily average prices in last 30 days, $26.33 was the low point for bus fares from Tucson to Phoenix. Buses from Phoenix to Tucson are similarly priced. Any tickets cheaper than $26.33 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.

How long is the bus ride?

The bus usually takes around 2 hours and 52 minutes to cover the 108 miles (173 kilometers) from Tucson, AZ to Phoenix, AZ. 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?

Friday is the busiest travel day for buses as people head from Tucson to Phoenix 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, Tuesday is typically the least busy day for bus travel on this route. If you’re looking for a little extra space, a Tuesday ticket is the way to go.

When do the earliest and latest buses leave Tucson?

The first bus leaves at 1:00am and the last bus leaves at 9:00pm. To see the times for all buses from Tucson to Phoenix, enter your specific travel dates in the search bar.

How many buses are there each day?

There are 15 scheduled buses that travel from Tucson to Phoenix every day, so you have a decent number of options to choose from. This includes 11 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 Tucson to Phoenix; ticket prices start at $60.00.

What bus companies travel from Tucson to Phoenix?

There are 4 bus lines from Tucson, Arizona to Phoenix, Arizona. With 9 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
Greyhound94h 10m$23.78
Tufesa Ejecutivo22h 0m$43.00
Tufesa Internacional12h 26m$34.00
Tufesa Plus32h 18m$34.00

Book Greyhound from Tucson to Phoenix from $18. There are 9 trips per day offered by Greyhound from Tucson to Phoenix and you can expect on average to pay $24 for a Greyhound ticket to Phoenix. In Tucson, Greyhound departs to Phoenix from Bus Terminal, In Phoenix, Greyhound arrives at Bus Terminal - 2115 E Buckeye Rd and 2 other stations. An average trip on Greyhound from Tucson to Phoenix takes 4 hours and 10 minutes, while the fastest available Greyhound trip will get you to Phoenix in 1 hours and 55 minutes, On weekends, Greyhound offers 9 trips per day. A one way ticket costs $24 for a weekend trip to Phoenix.

Book Tufesa Ejecutivo from Tucson to Phoenix from $43. There are 2 trips per day offered by Tufesa Ejecutivo from Tucson to Phoenix and you can expect on average to pay $43 for a Tufesa Ejecutivo ticket to Phoenix. In Tucson, Tufesa Ejecutivo departs to Phoenix from 5550 S 12th Ave, In Phoenix, Tufesa Ejecutivo arrives at McDowell - 1614 N 27th Ave, An average trip on Tufesa Ejecutivo from Tucson to Phoenix takes 2 hours and 0 minutes, while the fastest available Tufesa Ejecutivo trip will get you to Phoenix in 1 hours and 55 minutes, On weekends, Tufesa Ejecutivo offers 2 trips per day. A one way ticket costs $43 for a weekend trip to Phoenix.

Book Tufesa Internacional from Tucson to Phoenix from $34. Typically there is one Tufesa Internacional schedule per day from Tucson to Phoenix and you can expect on average to pay $34 for a Tufesa Internacional ticket to Phoenix. In Tucson, Tufesa Internacional departs to Phoenix from 5550 S 12th Ave, In Phoenix, Tufesa Internacional arrives at McDowell - 1614 N 27th Ave, An average trip on Tufesa Internacional from Tucson to Phoenix takes 2 hours and 26 minutes, while the fastest available Tufesa Internacional trip will get you to Phoenix in 1 hours and 55 minutes, On weekends, Tufesa Internacional offers 2 trips per day. A one way ticket costs $34 for a weekend trip to Phoenix.

Book Tufesa Plus from Tucson to Phoenix from $34. There are 3 trips per day offered by Tufesa Plus from Tucson to Phoenix and you can expect on average to pay $34 for a Tufesa Plus ticket to Phoenix. In Tucson, Tufesa Plus departs to Phoenix from 5550 S 12th Ave, In Phoenix, Tufesa Plus arrives at McDowell - 1614 N 27th Ave, An average trip on Tufesa Plus from Tucson to Phoenix takes 2 hours and 18 minutes, while the fastest available Tufesa Plus trip will get you to Phoenix in 1 hours and 55 minutes, On weekends, Tufesa Plus offers 3 trips per day. A one way ticket costs $34 for a weekend trip to Phoenix.

Where does the bus leave from in Tucson?

Tucson, Arizona has two bus stations with service to Phoenix, Arizona:

  • Bus Terminal
  • 5550 S 12th Ave

Where does the bus arrive in Phoenix?

Buses arrive in Phoenix at 4 stations, depending on which bus line you are traveling with. These are the main bus stations in Phoenix, Arizona:

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

Price trends for buses from Tucson to Phoenix

Average prices by travel date

$45$30$15MarMar

Monthly average prices

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Prices as travel date approaches

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Bus Trip Reviews from Wanderu Customers

Overall score for buses from Tucson, AZ to Phoenix, AZ

(Based on 2 ratings and reviews)

3.5

2.0

Anna

October 28, 2019 - Visiting family

Greyhound

Pros: seats were comfortable. Cons: driver allowed passengers to smoke without consequences.As a pregnant woman i was pretty disappointed. Tips: sit at the front. The problem starters usually sit in the back. Pros: seats were comfortable. Cons: driver allowed passengers to smoke without consequences.As a pregnant woman i was pretty disappointed. Tips: sit at the front. The problem starters usually sit in the back.

5.0

Leighanne

August 22, 2019 - Solo travel

Greyhound

Pros: The price was phenominal. Cons: Cleaning. Tips: Can't beat this price. Pros: The price was phenominal. Cons: Cleaning. Tips: Can't beat this price.

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