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Journey Information

Los Angeles to Tucson bus - cost & duration

Cheapest price$54.00
Shortest Duration8h 30m
Trips per day12
Bus lines3

Frequently Asked Questions

Is it safe to travel by bus from Los Angeles to Tucson right now?

We stand behind CDC guidelines that caution passengers against non-essential travel during the coronavirus outbreak. That said, we recognize not everyone is in a position to completely abstain. Whether it’s for work, to take care of family or to get back home, some circumstances inevitably require travel. If you’re one of those individuals who still needs to book a trip, you can continue to do so on Wanderu.

Know that most bus companies are still running at this time, though some have limited service. Visit our COVID-19 travel guide for resources and daily updates on the coronavirus and COVID travel restrictions.

In order to keep vehicles as clean and sanitized as possible, bus companies are taking extra precautions for coronavirus. For details on what various companies are doing to ensure their fleet remains safe for travel, click here.

How much is a bus ticket from Los Angeles to Tucson?

Based on daily average prices in last 30 days, $62.93 was the low point for bus fares from Los Angeles to Tucson. Buses from Tucson to Los Angeles are similarly priced. Any tickets cheaper than $62.93 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 13 days in advance. By doing so, you could save $18.73 on your ticket compared to booking at the last minute.

How long is the bus ride?

The bus usually takes around 10 hours and 49 minutes to cover the 442 miles (711 kilometers) from Los Angeles, CA to Tucson, AZ. However, the fastest bus only takes 8 hours and 30 minutes. The trip is definitely on the longer side, so plan to get comfortable on the bus. It's a good idea to bring water and snacks.

What is the busiest day of the week to travel by bus?

Saturday is usually the day when buses are busiest, as many travelers take the bus to enjoy the weekend in Tucson. 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.

When do the earliest and latest buses leave Los Angeles?

The first bus leaves at 2:00am and the last bus leaves at 9:00pm. To see the times for all buses from Los Angeles to Tucson, enter your specific travel dates in the search bar.

How many buses are there each day?

There are 12 scheduled buses that travel from Los Angeles to Tucson every day, so you have a decent number of options to choose from. This includes 6 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 Los Angeles to Tucson; ticket prices start at $39.00.

What bus companies travel from Los Angeles to Tucson?

There are 3 bus lines from Los Angeles, California to Tucson, 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
Greyhound913h 19m$75.62
Tufesa Internacional38h 45m$63.00
Tufesa Plus49h 42m$63.06

Where does the bus leave from in Los Angeles?

Buses to Tucson leave from multiple locations in Los Angeles, California. These are the 6 most popular bus stations:

  • Bus Terminal - 1716 E 7th St
  • North Hollywood Bus Station
  • 611 Maple Ave
  • 4555 E 3rd St & S McDonnell Ave E
  • E Olympic Blvd 4425
  • Union Station

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

Price trends for buses from Los Angeles to Tucson

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