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There are usually 1 daily train trips available from Yuma to Tucson.

Bus
Train
Avg. Price
Avg. Price
$41.68
Avg. Price
$43.50
Daily Trips
Daily Trips
3
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1
Duration
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8h 2m
Duration
4h 51m
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Journey Information

There are 5 intercity buses per day from Yuma to Tucson. Traveling by bus from Yuma to Tucson usually takes around 9 hours and 26 minutes, but the fastest FlixBus US bus can make the trip in 5 hours and 25 minutes.

Distance218 mi (351 km)
Shortest duration5h 25m
Cheapest price$17.48
Most frequent serviceFlixBus US
Bus lines2

How much is a bus ticket from Yuma to Tucson?

Bus tickets for a trip from Yuma to Tucson cost $22.29 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 average prices

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Taking the bus from Yuma to Tucson is usually cheapest in September, when the average ticket price is only $43. If you're planning to take the bus from Yuma to Tucson during November, keep in mind that bus ticket prices may be higher than usual, with an average price of $66. However, booking your trip in advance can help you score a ticket at a better price.

What bus companies travel from Yuma to Tucson?

There are two bus lines that have daily service from Yuma to Tucson that you can compare and book on Wanderu. Of these two carriers, FlixBus US usually offers more choice, with 5 scheduled trips per day.

BusDaily TripsAvg. TimeAvg. Price
FlixBus US57h 17m$45.40
Greyhound114h 13m$36.53
  • 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 5 trips per day from Yuma 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 1 bus trips from Yuma to Tucson every day, with the average journey taking around 14 hours and 13 minutes to complete. Bus tickets for Greyhound trips to Tucson usually start from $22.

Frequently Asked Questions

The bus takes an average of 9 hours and 26 minutes to cover the 218 miles from Yuma to Tucson. However, the fastest bus only takes 5 hours and 25 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 Yuma 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, Wednesday is typically the least busy day for bus travel on this route. If you're looking for some extra space on the bus, traveling mid-week is your best bet.

The first bus leaves at 6:00am and the last bus leaves at 6:00am. To see the times for all buses from Yuma to Tucson, enter your specific travel dates in the search bar.

There are 5 scheduled buses that travel from Yuma to Tucson 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 Yuma to Tucson; ticket prices start at $33.00.

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 Yuma?

Main departure station: Bus Stop-1245 Castle Dome

Most buses depart from the main station in Yuma.

All bus stations in Yuma:

  • Bus Stop-1245 Castle Dome

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

  • 5621 E Broadway Blvd

  • Downtown - 126 N 6th Ave

  • Arco/Ampm N Freeway - 802 W Speedway Blvd

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