The cheapest times to fly from TUS to PHX are

  • May 28th to June 24th
  • July 9th to July 22nd
  • October 8th to November 18th
  • December 3rd to April 8th

based on data collected exclusively by Champion Traveler across tens of millions of flights. Among all the dates above, the very cheapest time to fly from TUS to PHX is early to mid July. Prices can be as high as $1051 for Friday flights during early to mid May, or as low as $240 for Tuesday flights around early to mid July.


When to Fly to Phoenix

Flying from Tucson, AZ (TUS) to Phoenix, AZ (PHX) will usually cost between $251 to $320 per person if booking more than four weeks in advance. On average the very cheapest time to fly is early to mid July with an average ticket price of $262. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is early to mid May, with an average price of $540. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $278 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $279 can be considered a good price for a round-trip TUS to PHX flight.

See below for a graph of average weekly prices for the TUS to PHX route. All prices are for round-trip tickets in USD.

TUS to PHX Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the TUS to PHX flight is much cheaper than the average and costs much less than the average flight leaving from Tucson. The average price per mile (for a direct flight) is $1.58, which is above average.


Flight Prices by Day of the Week

Tuesday is usually the cheapest day to depart and return on this flight. Fridays are the most expensive days to fly to Phoenix, and Thursdays are the most expensive days to return to Tucson. Selecting flights on the least expensive days could save you up to $27 (9%) on this flight.

Departing prices are for round-trip flights returning on the day of departure. For example, a flight departing on Tuesday and returning a week later will cost an average of $270. Return trip prices are from the PHX to TUS flight, and often highlight the quality of our data in showing the same trend.

Departing Prices by Day

Departure Day Prices

Return Trip Prices by Day

Return Day Prices


Nonstop Flights and Layovers

Travelers looking to fly from TUS to PHX can generally find a 0-layover flight. Because there is a direct flight option the real-world direct flight time of 1 hour 11 minutes may be realistic.


Flight Questions Answered

Still have questions about flying from TUS to PHX? We’ve got answers.

Which airlines fly this route?

You can find 7 major airlines flying this route most often: Alaska, American, Delta, Frontier, Qantas, Southwest, United, and potentially more during busy seasons.

How far away is it from Phoenix Sky Harbor International Airport to Tucson International Airport?

The distance between the two airports is roughly 110 miles or 177 kilometers.

How long does it take to fly from TUS to PHX?

The real-world flight time for a nonstop TUS to PHX flight is about 1 hour 11 minutes.

How many flights go between Tucson, AZ and Phoenix, AZ?

It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 50 available flights from TUS to PHX.


Airport Location Info


Departing Airport

Origination codeTUS
Origination airport nameTucson International Airport
CityTucson, AZ
Countrythe United States

Return Airport

Destination codePHX
Destination airport namePhoenix Sky Harbor International Airport
CityPhoenix, AZ
Countrythe United States


Late and Early Flight Data

Flights from TUS to PHX tend to depart late far less frequently than the average flight. According to our recently updated data, 18% of flights departed 5 or more minutes late, and 43% of flights left 5 or more minutes early. On average you can expect to leave PHX heading for TUS about 8 minutes late. This does significantly impact arrival time, as the average landing time in Phoenix, AZ is about 4 minutes late. The numbers below show a recent average of take-off times versus the scheduled departure flight:

  • American: 1 minutes early
  • SkyWest: 17 minutes late
  • Mesa: 8 minutes late
  • Some airlines not reporting


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