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Tucson - Yuma Bus Schedule

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Journey Information

There are 3 intercity buses per day from Tucson to Yuma. Traveling by bus from Tucson to Yuma usually takes around 8 hours and 15 minutes, but the fastest FlixBus US bus can make the trip in 5 hours and 45 minutes.

Distance218 mi (351 km)
Shortest duration5h 45m
Cheapest price$27.98
Most frequent serviceFlixBus US
Bus lines2

How much is a bus ticket from Tucson to Yuma?

Bus tickets for a trip from Tucson to Yuma cost $41.73 on average. Tickets cheaper than $41.73 are an excellent bargain. If you book your trip ahead of time using Wanderu, you can easily find bus tickets at or below this price.

Monthly avg. prices

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Taking the bus from Tucson to Yuma is usually cheapest in June, when the average ticket price is only $51. If you're planning to take the bus from Tucson to Yuma during November, keep in mind that bus ticket prices may be higher than usual, with an average price of $74. However, booking your trip in advance can help you score a ticket at a better price.

What bus companies travel from Tucson to Yuma?

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

BusDaily TripsAvg. TimeAvg. Price
FlixBus US37h 6m$66.97
Greyhound18h 49m$58.63
  • 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 3 trips per day from Tucson to Yuma, 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 1 bus trips from Tucson to Yuma every day, with the average journey taking around 8 hours and 49 minutes to complete. Bus tickets for Greyhound trips to Yuma usually start from $26.

Frequently Asked Questions

The bus takes an average of 8 hours and 15 minutes to cover the 218 miles from Tucson to Yuma. However, the fastest bus only takes 5 hours and 45 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.

Travelers prefer riding the bus on Saturday to enjoy the weekend in Yuma. If you are planning to travel on a Saturday, 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 7:00am. To see the times for all buses from Tucson to Yuma, enter your specific travel dates in the search bar.

There are 3 scheduled buses that travel from Tucson to Yuma every day, so you have a decent number of options to choose from. Unfortunately, none of them are direct connections, so no matter which bus you take, you will have to transfer buses at least once during your journey.

Need more travel options? Consider taking the train from Tucson to Yuma; ticket prices start at $37.00.

City Information

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 Tucson?

Main departure 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

  • 5621 E Broadway Blvd

  • Arco/Ampm N Freeway - 802 W Speedway Blvd

Where does the bus arrive in Yuma?

Main arrival station: Bus Stop-1245 Castle Dome

All buses from Tucson arrive at one main station in Yuma.

All bus stations in Yuma:

  • Bus Stop-1245 Castle Dome

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