The driving distance from Phoenix, Arizona to Tucson, Arizona is:

116 miles / 187 km

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Driving distance from Phoenix, AZ to Tucson, AZ

The total driving distance from Phoenix, AZ to Tucson, AZ is 116 miles or 187 kilometers.

Your trip begins in Phoenix, Arizona. It ends in Tucson, Arizona.

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There are over 100 things to do in Tuscon, a city that has been continuously settled for over 12,000 years. The Indian named it Stook-zone, which means water at the foot of black mountain. The Spanish arrived in 1776 when Tuscon was still part of Mexico.

Learn about the history of Tuscon by taking the Historic Anza Trail (the trail that the Spanish took to colonize California), walk in the footsteps of Wyatt Earp, Pancho Villa and Cochise or visit the old scared places.

Tuscon is rock climbers’ best playground. According to, Tuscon’s dry climate and easy access to thousands of traditional and sports climbs make it a mecca for rock climbing in Southern Arizona. There are 5 mountain ranges offering climbers of every skill level.

Mt. Lemmon is one of the top rock-climbing destinations in America. It has 1,200 climbing routes and rise above 9,000 feet above the Sonoran Desert floor. Tuscon’s steep boulders are the ultimate challenge for bouldering. For beginners there are the clusters of boulders to practice.

Rock climbing lessons are available for beginners and for those who want to hone their skills at Tuscon’s indoor climbing gym. For more info check out

Phoenix, Arizona

City: Phoenix
State: Arizona
Country: United States
Category: cities

Tucson, Arizona

City: Tucson
State: Arizona
Country: United States
Category: cities

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