Travel from PDX to TUS

cheapest quickest Eco-Friendly
Bus$127 | 1d 10h 51min Flight$388 | 7h 36min Bus165 lb of CO2
  1. Train$240
    1d 5h 5min · 318 lb of CO2
  2. Bus$127
    1d 10h 51min · 193 lb of CO2
  3. Flight$388
    7h 36min · 683 lb of CO2
  4. Drive$150
    18h 51min · 214 lb of CO2

PDX to TUS Trains

train tickets from Portland to Tucson

$240 · 1d 5h 5min
AmtrakAmtrak PDX train to TUS
Train Tickets
About $240
Travel Duration
1d 5h 5min
Portland - PDX
Amtrak from PDX to LAXAmtrak · 18h 58minCoast Starlight
Los Angeles - LAX
Amtrak from LAX to TUSAmtrak · 10h 6minSunset Limited
Tucson - TUS

train tickets from Vancouver to Tucson

$241 · 1d 5h 15min
AmtrakAmtrak VAN train to TUS
Train Tickets
About $241
Travel Duration
1d 5h 15min
Vancouver - VAN
Amtrak from VAN to LAXAmtrak · 19h 8minCoast Starlight
Los Angeles - LAX
Amtrak from LAX to TUSAmtrak · 10h 6minSunset Limited
Tucson - TUS

PDX to TUS Buses

bus tickets from Portland to Tucson

$127 · 1d 10h 51min
Various bus companies
Oneway
About $127
Travel Duration
1d 10h 51min

bus tickets from Woodburn to Tucson

$206 · 1d 5h 46min
Various bus companies
Oneway
About $206
Travel Duration
1d 5h 46min

PDX to TUS Flights

bus tickets from PDX to TUS

$388 · 7h 36min
Various airlines
Oneway
About $388
Travel Duration
7h 36min

Drive from PDX to TUS

Driving from PDX to TUS

$150 · 18h 51min

It's 1112 miles between PDX to TUS. On a typical day, it might take between 18h 51min and 19h 47min from PDX to TUS under normal conditions. If traffic is heavy, it could take around 20h 44min and costs will only go up due to traffic and congestion to drive to TUS by car. In these situations, we would highly recommend public transit if available.

We estimate driving cost by using a 20 mpg fuel economy, fuel costing $2.70 per US gallon, the one-way cost of the drive, excluding tolls, may be about $150.

Our recommendation to TUS

Book as soon as you can, as there may be limited availability.

When to book trip from PDX to TUS?

For these medium length trips, it's important to book your tickets as soon as possible. While there are train, bus, flight or by car transportation options available, the sooner to book the better. While prices for buses or trains might not fluctuate as much as flights, their availability certainly will. It's recommended to book these flights at least 2 weeks away, but even more if you are able.

PDX to TUS AZ - take the train or bus?

It's possible to take either the train or the bus from PDX to TUS. There are quite a few things to consider for each. On a positive note, be glad you have the choice! Further, whenever you avoid driving - you don't have to worry about parking, focusing on the road. Additionally - you can focus on reading, work, or just relax.

While buses have recently gotten bad coverage because of cleanliness of bus stations or winter time accidents, they are can be very convenient for travel. The best part about traveling by bus to TUS is that it can be very cheap. That's because they usually have basic accomodations - WiFi and a restroom. Some of the PDX/TUS buses' coverage has been overstated. The real thing to consider when taking a bus from PDX is to consider the time of travel and the density of the cities that you're traveling to. If you are traveling by bus between PDX OR and TUS during high traffic times, you can expect to have your trip altered significantly due to traffic. Further, if you are traveling during winter, the bus schedule might be thrown off due to inclimate winter weather. Be sure to plan accordingly!

The plus side of taking the train from PDX to TUS? The accomodations, scenery, and lack of TUS traffic can usually be on point. Moreover, you can usually expect your average concessions - such as food and drinks. Most trains have WiFi these days as well. The worst part about trains are the price. While the train to TUS is often cheaper than flying, they are generally more expensive than buses. Train prices are usually set and do not vary as much as bus prices or flights or so the likelihood of finding discounts is pretty rare.

What's the cheapest way from PDX to TUS?

The absolute cheapest way to travel from PDX to TUS is by bus. The bus costs $127 roughly and will take 1 day 10 hours 51 minutes.

Does Amtrak go from PDX to TUS?

Yes, Amtrak has serivce between PDX area and TUS, but there is no direct route. In total, it will take roughly 1 day 5 hours 5 minutes. We recommend catching the train at PDX Portland Union Station, which is about 0 miles from PDX. Also with this train or you will have to make a connection at LAX Los Angeles.

How long does it take from PDX to TUS by car?

The total distance between PDX and TUS is 1112 miles and will take you about 18 hours 51 minutes. By car with an average gas consumption rate of 20 mpg or gas costs alone will run you $150.

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