If you rent a car in
Tucson, a day's drive
north puts you on the
South Rim of the
The North Rim is
another 150 miles
Bus and Shuttle Van Service Between Mexico and
Reach Tucson by the shuttle services that run from the
Shuttle Vans North from Mexico.
border at Douglas and Nogales to Tucson ($12-$25) and to
Several van services run vans starting at seven am and
nearly hourly from the Mexican border at Douglas AZ to
Tucson and Phoenix.
Similar van shuttle services run to and from Nogales. With the Nogales shuttle ask for a drop-off of your choice in Tucson, Pay accordingly. $12-$25 USD
If you are heading into or out of Mexico by bus, Tucson
makes a good way station. With its great wild desert
ambiance you need only travel a few miles from the
sophisticated city to be in the wildest and harshest of natural
Although hot during the day, nights can get quite cold in the
desert and snow in the Tucson mountains is common during
The State and Federal Government has preserved huge
tracks of wild land that makes Tucson and its environs a
great place for outdoor recreation. Hiking, camping, and
sightseeing top a list that includes skydiving, photography,
horseback riding, and skiing.
the mountains lead
to great hiking trails
where the mountain
summer couldn't be
more agreeable for
except in the mid
day, July, August
when 105 f is likely.
San Xavier del Bac
Mission is just a few miles
outside of the city on the
road to Nogales, Mexico.
Park is a mission
church built during
Spanish Colonial times
The 25-mile mountain road
to the summit of Mount
spectacular scenery in the
30 Miles of Mountain
road to the 9,000+ foot
The Catalina highway takes you up to the
peak of Mount Lemmon through four zones
of diverse vegetation that change as you go
from the Saguaro cactus at the valley floor to
the Ponderosa pine at 10,000 feet.
A five dollar fee or National Park pass
covers the use of facilities along the way.
Four campgrounds at various elevations
serve all level of traveler for an additional fee.
The Coronado National Forest includes
Mount Lemmon among 11 other mountain
ranges within 1.7 million acres of public land.
Nearby, the Saguaro National Park East
offers camping and RVing on the lower
elevations in a desert environment and back
country camping in the foothills and
mountains on 128 miles of trails that traverse
peaks at over 8.000 feet.
Camping at 8,000 Feet
Tucson Shuttle From Mexico, Van Service To
Tucson, Douglas Shuttle
Mountains over 8,000 feet make
Tucson a great place for outdoor recreation.
At nearly 10,000 feet,
Mount Lemmon in
Mountains is a
25-mile drive above
the valley of Tucson
with great views of the
flat plain were
temperatures in the
summer reach 105
|Tucson Bus Service and Shuttle From Douglas
The bus terminal in Agua Pietra, Mexico is a cab ride from the border
Chihuahuenses, Futura Bus. and Omnibus serve north from Mexico
City's terminal Norte.
The shuttle stop /office is right at the border in Douglass
Flying into Phoenix
and then shuttling to
Tucson ($25.00) is
less expensive than
a flight from
Phoenix to Tucson
Going north from
Douglas or Nogales, a
stop in Tucson might
result in a good flight
or an Amtrak route to
Douglas Super Shuttle
Saguaro National Park
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Some of the hotels in the program offer 24 hour shuttles to the airport. The early shuttle from the hotel
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home to the airport.
Most hotels offer two weeks free parking with one night stay, some three weeks or a reasonable day
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Shuttle services offer van service from
Nogales at the border and from the border
town of Douglas to various locations in
Tucson and Phoenix. (Tucson Center is 70
miles from Nogales)
Tucson Shuttle, Douglas Shuttle, Vans serve Mexico
Reach Tucson from Mexico by Douglas Shuttle van
services or Nogales Shuttle. Tucson is 70 miles north of
the Mexican border and served by shuttle
van services that run from Douglas AZ and Nogales to
Tucson with fares of $12 to $25 USD.
Tucson Shuttle Douglas Shuttle Van to Mexico
From Mexico, the best
way to reach Tucson is
by one of the many
shuttle van services.
Tucson Arizona is 70
miles north of the
Shuttle van services
run regular daily
service from Douglas
AZ. and Nogales, AZ.
to Tucson and to
Wilderness hiking trails and camping in the
mountains that surround Tucson and loom
to 8,000 feet elevation make Tucson a
great place for outdoor recreation.
To reach Tucson from Mexico by Bus, find Tufesa Bus or one of many shuttle van services.
Tucson is 70 miles north of the Mexican border, a trip made easier by the shuttle van services that
run from Douglas and Nogales to Tucson.
Nogales could take one hour to go through customs and immigration because of long lines. Douglas is
not heavily used and therefore a quicker crossing.
Chihuahuenses and Omnibus serve north from Mexico City's terminal Norte.
The shuttle stop /office is right at the border crossing in Douglass. Several shuttle services serve Tucson
Tucson's Tufesa Bus service runs cross border buses from Phoenix and Tucson through Nogales
Mexico on the way to Mazatlan and Guadalajara.
Tucson Arizona offers shuttle service to the border towns of Douglas and Nogales and to Phoenix.
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