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Travel to Tucson

Down by the southern border of Arizona sits the beautiful city of Tucson. With more than 300 days of sunshine per year, Tucson is one of the best places to get a tan by the pool or experience a true desert climate. Book cheap flights to Tucson with Orbitz.com, and enjoy a wonderful sun-filled vacation.

Arriving in Tucson

Flights into Tucson land at Tucson International Airport, located 10 miles south of downtown, on South Tucson Boulevard. One of the most unique aspects about this airport is that it almost always has an art gallery set up in the lobby. The airport has 10 different dining options from which to choose and another three small shops at which you can buy snacks and souvenirs. The Aero Park Express incorporates three different bus lines to take you from the airport to wherever you want to go in the city. A day pass for the bus system will cost $3.50, and with the airport only 10 miles from Tucson's center, the trip takes less than 20 minutes. Rental cars, taxis, and shuttle services are also available to get you where you need to go.

Exploring Tucson

Tucson's surrounding region is full of amazing parks and terrain for you to explore. Two of the most scenic places to explore nearby can be found west of the city at Gates Pass and northeast at Sabino Canyon. Catalina State Park offers many different outdoor activities, including horseback riding, rock climbing, and hiking. The Pima Air and Space Museum hosts one of the world's largest collections of aircrafts, including a B-17 Flying Fortress and combat gliders from World War II. Travelers visiting Tucson should be aware of its hot weather. Tucson's temperatures average nearly 100 degrees Fahrenheit during the summer. Spring and fall are probably the best times to visit Tucson, as temperatures drop to around 75 degrees Fahrenheit, with the sun shining nearly all the time.

Visit Tucson

Tucson offers the perfect desert getaway for travelers looking for sunshine and outdoor adventures. Use Orbitz.com to book cheap flights to Tucson, and enjoy a vacation full of great weather and the beautiful outdoors.

Tucson When to Go

It’s no surprise the silver-haired set, northern refugees, and outdoor enthusiasts flock here in winter. Between October and April, days are routinely in the 70s or 80s, and at least nine out of ten are soaked with sun. It rarely rains in Tucson and virtually never snows.

All winter long, bicyclists visit for off-season training, and in November there’s El Tour of Tucson, a road-bike race that attracts some 9,000 participants. February brings the Tucson Rodeo, which is nearly 90 years old, and the Tucson Gem and Mineral Show. The largest in the country, it takes place at venues across the city and attracts more than 60,000 people, from obsessive collectors to casual visitors.

By March, wildflowers bloom, and by April, the desert starts heating up. Summer is marked by 100-degree days that force residents to all but hibernate. Even by mid-morning, temperatures are too high to allow much venturing outside, chasing most visitors far away. By September, temps start to dip into the 90s and the local resorts and hotels tempt visitors with some of the best deals of the year. Take advantage, hike in the mornings, and sit by the pool the rest of the day.

Frequently asked questions

Am I currently able to fly to Tucson?
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If I am not able to travel because of COVID-19, can I change or cancel?
You’ll find all the answers you need on our convenient Customer Service Portal. While the majority of airlines make allowances for changes due to COVID-19, check over the terms and conditions of your chosen carrier before you book.
Which airlines fly to Tucson?
With airlines jetting in and out of Tucson Intl. Airport (TUS), you’ll be escaping to this fun destination in no time at all. Ticket costs will depend on where you’re journeying from and when you plan to travel. But you’ll no doubt score a fabulous deal to Tucson among these leading domestic carriers:

  • American Airlines - 192 flights to Tucson per month
  • United Airlines - 169 flights to Tucson per month
  • Delta - 144 flights to Tucson per month

What is the best airport to fly to in Tucson?
Search for a cheap ticket to Tucson Intl. Airport (TUS). It’s the main airport servicing this city and is located around 7 miles south of the center. After you’ve left the arrivals area, it won’t be long before you’re taking in the very best of Tucson.
How much is a flight to Tucson?
Last week, prices fluctuated between and for a return fare to Tucson. Tickets one-way from () dropped to a low over the same time period.
How to book the cheapest flight to Tucson?
Landing cheap flights to Tucson is as simple as booking with Orbitz. But if you’d like to make sure you’re getting the best flight deals around, here are some tips to keep your wallet happy:

  • Departing from or arriving at other airports can often be cheaper. Enter your preferred departure and arrival airports. Next, click on the ‘Nearby airports’ function below the form fields to compare your options.
  • If your travel plans aren’t written in stone, click on the ‘Show flexible dates’ link to view the flight deals for multiple departure dates. Go with any suitable cheaper fare you find.
  • Select ‘Show options’ to fine tune your search results. You can pick your preferred seating class and airline here. Under ‘Sort & Filter’ to the left, you can even select whether you’d like to fly in the morning, afternoon or evening.
  • Book your fare as soon as you’ve decided on your travel dates. While it does happen now and then, airfares rarely get more affordable as your date of departure approaches.
  • Save loads on your getaway by combining your flights, hotels and car rental into an Orbitz package. Your wallet will thank you for it.
  • Where possible, don’t fly during the busy season. Airfares are usually at their most expensive during summer, school breaks and other vacation periods like Easter and Thanksgiving.

How long is a flight to Tucson?
You could have time to read a few chapters of a book, or you might plow through the entire thing! The duration of a flight depends on where you’re jetting out of, but these major routes to Tucson will give you some idea:

  • Los Angeles, CA (LAX-Los Angeles Intl.) to Tucson Intl. Airport (TUS) - 1 hour and 29 minutes
  • Dallas, TX (DFW-Dallas-Fort Worth Intl.) to Tucson Intl. Airport (TUS) - 2 hours and 19 minutes
  • Denver, CO (DEN-Denver Intl.) to Tucson Intl. Airport (TUS) - 2 hours and 1 minute

What is the best time to book a flight to Tucson?
Generally speaking, January is the ideal time to book your airfare. This is closely followed by February and August. Bear this in mind while you search for a cheap flight to Tucson.
What day of the week is the cheapest to book a flight to Tucson?
Typically, Tuesdays, Wednesdays and Saturdays are the cheapest days of the week to book a flight to Tucson. If you want unbeatable airfares, search across those days and you could find a great flight deal.
What is the cheapest day of the week to fly to Tucson?
Everyone enjoys a good deal, so we suggest departing earlier in the week for cheap flights to Tucson. Orbitz data from 2020 suggests you can lock in the best deals on flights taking off on Mondays. Tuesdays are the next cheapest day, while Saturdays are the most expensive. Many passengers prefer to travel at the weekend, so leave those Saturdays for checking in with friends.
What is the cheapest month to fly to Tucson?
Get set to jet for less in August. This is generally an excellent month to take off if you’re after cheap flights to Tucson, Orbitz data shows. The most expensive time to fly is June, so avoid this month if you can.
Which airlines allow free cancellation?
Flexibility is important, that’s why Orbitz lets you search for flights that won’t slap on fees for making amendments. Add your departure and arrival destinations, then select “Filter by flexible change policies.” We’ll show you options that include free cancellation within 24 hours of booking and no change fees.
What do I need for the flight to Tucson?
Flying can be fun with a little pre-planning! Make your flight a relaxing one with these handy hints:

  • Your travel documents are the most important things you’ll need to take on your flight to Tucson. To avoid any problems while checking in, make sure that the personal information on your ticket is correct and matches your government-issued ID.
  • Make time fly by even quicker on your short hop by packing the right things. Think a water bottle, snacks and entertainment. If you’d like your trip to Tucson to pass nice and quietly, put some headphones in your bag too.
  • Whatever the weather’s doing outside, plane cabins can get seriously cold. Take a sweater on board to keep yourself nice and toasty.

How many direct flights are there to Tucson?
Multiple airlines fly nonstop into Tucson, with approximately 111 direct flights per month to select from. These sought-after carriers include American Airlines, United Airlines and Southwest Airlines.
How do I get cheap first-class/business deals to Tucson?
There are ways of booking business or first-class tickets to Tucson that won’t burn a hole through your savings. Pick up a seat in the pointy end of the plane for less with these helpful tips:

  • Flexibility isn’t just for the gym. Leave some room to move around your travel dates so you can pick up more affordable airfares when they pop up.
  • Search for a low-cost airline that offers business-class seats. They often come with extra space and a glass of Champagne — and a more affordable price.
  • Bid for an upgrade in online auctions (if available) or upgrade with your frequent flyer points.

How to get into Tucson from the airport?
Arrange a Tucson Intl. Airport (TUS) car rental at Tucson Intl. Airport (TUS) with one of the suppliers on-site, Dollar or Thrifty Car Rental. Central Tucson is about 7 miles away to the north of TUS. After stepping off the tarmac, pick up your ride and get there in comfort. Taxis and public transportation are two other ways to get into the city center. Spend a few days exploring Tucson on foot, then venture out to see more of the region with one of our Tucson car rentals conveniently located in the downtown area.
What is the best time to go to Tucson?
There’s never a bad time to head to Tucson, though are the most popular months. Like most places in the Northern Hemisphere, the summer commences June 20. If you’d sooner hang out in a T-shirt than a heavy winter coat, this time of the year would suit you perfectly. Expect average daytime highs of 95undefined and nightly lows around 75undefined.
Travel tips for Tucson

  • Start off in the downtown area and take a walking tour of some of the city’s best attractions. University of Arizona and Arizona Stadium are traveler favorites.
  • You’ll find fun day trips a quick drive from Tucson’s hustle and bustle. Visit Old Tucson Studios first and then travel to Casino del Sol.
  • Love to find out what else Tucson has to offer? Organize a car rental and take off to Amado or Ajo — or both! With your own wheels, getting to those off-radar destinations will also be easy.

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