The flight time from Phoenix to Tucson is 46 minutes. See Data as Tables

Average Timeline

Leaves PHX Phoenix, AZ 3 minutes early.
18 minutes taxiing out
24 minutes in the air
3 minutes taxiing in
Arrives TUS Tucson, AZ 7 minutes early.

Flight Reliability By Airline ?


Flight Summary

The flight time from Phoenix to Tucson is 46 minutes. The time spent in the air is 24 minutes.

The flight distance from Phoenix to Tucson is 110 Miles.

Reverse Journey

Tucson to Phoenix
50 minutes

Flight Time By Airline ?

Taxiing Out
Air Time
Taxiing In

Flight Time by Time of Day ?

12AM06AM12PM06PM 15m 30m 45m
Taxiing Out
Air Time
Taxiing In

Flights By Time of Day ?


Flights Per Week



110 Miles

Flights By Month ?


Flights By Day of Week ?


Flights By Airline ?
(Per Week)


Frequently Asked Questions

How far is Phoenix from Tucson by plane?

The distance from Phoenix to Tucson by plane is 110 Miles. This is the air distance on the most direct route taken by the vast majority of flights.

How long is the flight from Phoenix to Tucson?

The flight time from Phoenix to Tucson is 46 minutes. The time spent in the air is 24 minutes. These numbers are averages.

What airlines fly from Phoenix to Tucson?

American is the only airline with direct flights from Phoenix to Tucson.

Does Southwest fly from Phoenix to Tucson?

Southwest does not fly from Phoenix (PHX) to Tucson (TUS). Keep in mind that Southwest may fly to other nearby airports, as they will often fly into smaller airpors instead of larger ones. This is because the costs are often lower to fly into smaller airports, and they pass the savings on to you.

Tables and Explanations

Data Source

Our information is computed from the latest available data from the US Department of Transportation.

Average Timeline Timeline Chart

The average timeline contains the median time a flight spends in 3 stages. The first of these three stages is taxiing out which includes the time from the flight leaving the gate to taking off. The second stage is in the air, which includes the time spent from the flight leaving the ground to touching back down at the end of it's journey. The last stage is taxiing in, which is from when the flight touches down to the flight arriving at it's gate.

The average timeline also estimates on average of when the flight will leave and arrive relative to it's stated departure time.

Leaves Phoenix 3 minutes early
Taxi Out Time 18 minutes
In the Air 24 minutes
Taxiing In 3 minutes
Arrives Tucson 7 minutes early

Flight Reliability Reliability Chart

The reliability of an airline measures how often the airline's flights on this route are cancelled or delayed more than 20 minutes. For example, from Phoenix to Tucson, American is 81% reliable, which means that American flights are on time 81% of the time, and cancelled or delayed the remaining time.

Airline Normal Flights Arrival Delayed* Flight Cancelled
American 81% 16% 3%

Flight Time By Airline Flight Time By Airline Chart

Each airline takes a different amount of time to fly between Phoenix and Tucson, this is due to different operational factors on the ground, as well as scheduling of planes. Each airline's flight time is split into three stages which are described above in the "Average Timeline" section. There are also miscellaneous operational issues which are included in the below total but are not accounted for in one of the three stages.

Airline Taxiing Out
In the Air
Taxiing In
American 18 24 3 46

Flights By Time of Day Flight Time By Day Chart

This one is pretty self explanatory, it represents the number of flights that leave the gate in a given hour of the day. The tricky thing here is that this is normally not a whole number since it is an average over 52 weeks. Partial numbers may indicate that a flight may be seasonal or may take off at different times due to different operational factors.

Time Count
4pm 0.34
7pm 0.64
5pm 0.56
10pm 0.03
7am 0.01
3pm 0.41
2pm 0.15
8pm 0.17
8am 0.84
9am 0.51
10am 0.13
6pm 0.25
11am 0.13
1pm 0.4
9pm 0.24
12pm 0.07

Flights By Month Flights By Month Chart

The quantity of flights from Phoenix to Tucson that take off in a given month of the year. This number changes because some flights are seasonal, and almost all flights have uneven demand througout the year.

Month Count
January 147
February 100
March 150
April 146
May 148
June 136
July 134
August 147
September 143
October 173
November 209
December 190

Flights By Day Of Week Flights By Day of Week Chart

The quantity of flights from Phoenix to Tucson that take off on a given day of the week. Some routes only have enough demand to sustain a few trips a week, while others have many flights a day. This number is also an average across the year, and hence may not be a whole number.

Day Count
Monday 5.31
Tuesday 4.71
Wednesday 5.1
Thursday 5.25
Friday 5
Saturday 4.54
Sunday 5.15

Flight per Airline (per Week) Flights By Airline Chart

How many times an airline flies this route in a week. Different factors play into how often a carrier chooses to fly a given route including it's need to connect disparate routes, and demand.

Airline Flights per Week
American 1

Flight Time By Time of Day Flight Time by Time of Day Chart

The total flight time varies by each hour of the day due to factors such as airport traffic. More flights leaving an airport may cause higher taxi in or taxi out times. See the description of the average timeline above for a deeper discussion of each of these times.

Time Taxi Out
In the Air
Taxi In
4pm 14 25 3 43
7pm 15 26 3 45
5pm 15 25 3 44
10pm 14 23 3 41
7am 23 23 4 50
3pm 17 26 3 46
2pm 17 24 3 45
8pm 19 23 4 46
8am 21 23 4 49
9am 24 23 4 51
10am 21 24 3 48
6pm 19 25 3 48
11am 17 23 4 44
1pm 16 24 4 46
9pm 16 23 3 43
12pm 13 24 4 41
* Delayed more than 20 minutes.
All data above is a median or mean as appropriate.