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Tucson International Airport Taxis - Fares, Distances and Where to Find Them

Upon arrival at Tucson International Airport, make sure not to leave your personal belongings at the facility.

Transport options available at the airport include rental cars, hotel shuttle services, rideshares, buses, and taxis.

Taxis at Tucson International Airport

Upon exit from the Baggage Claim area, proceed to the Ground Transportation Center outside the Baggage Claim area. Taxis should be to your left on the second island.

The Tucson International Airport is served by different taxi companies 24/7. The approximate distance to downtown is 12 kilometers, with an estimated travel time of 15 minutes.

A typical taxi fare from the airport to the downtown area would be around $40.00.

Cabs in Arizona are set at $5.50 to start and $2.25 per mile with a $12.00 minimum fare. There can also be a charge for traffic delays of up to $22.00 per hour. There are no additional charges for up to three passengers or normal baggage.

If you need to travel outside the city area, please consult your driver for rates. It is customary to give the driver a tip (15-20% of the fare) for good service.

Keep a record of the cab company, vehicle number, and driver's name when traveling to and from the airport, just in case you leave something behind.

Hotel Shuttles at Tucson International Airport

Many hotels in Tucson have shuttle services though some might require prior reservations. Please confirm if this service is available at your accommodation.

Passenger pick-up and drop off passengers at the Ground Transportation Center in front of the airport.

Fares may vary for this service. Please call the hotel front desk for further information.

Additionally, it is customary to give the driver a tip ($5.00 – $10.00 depending on the length of the ride, plus $1.00 per bag if the driver helps you with your luggage).

Ride Shares at Tucson International Airport

Rideshares pick up and drop off passengers at the designated area at the Ground Transportation Center.

Passengers can reserve rideshare by downloading the company’s app on their smartphone and coordinating directly with their driver. They can also request a ride a few days before their flight to avoid the inconvenience.

Ridesharing apps should let users verify the identity of drivers by checking out their faces, license plates, and colors.

It might help if you could ask the driver to identify himself and the name of the passenger he’s picking up. It could prevent people from impersonating drivers.

Finally, if you ever feel uncomfortable, you are not under any obligation to climb into someone’s vehicle.