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Tucson to El Paso drive

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 Kartchner Caverns State Park
 Las Cruces
   El Paso 
driving   /   2 days   /   no pets   /   no RV

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Tucson to El Paso road trip planner

Here's a sample itinerary for a drive from Tucson to El Paso. If you're planning a road trip to El Paso, you can research locations to stop along the way. Traveling with a dog or cat? View pet-friendly stops between Tucson and El Paso. Camping along the way? View RV campgrounds between Tucson and El Paso. Find the best hotels, restaurants, and attractions based on the most talked about places recommended by Trippy members.

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 Day 1

11:00 am  start in Tucson
drive for about 1 hour

12:03 pm  Kartchner Caverns State Park
stay for about 1 hour
and leave at 1:03 pm
drive for about 59 minutes

2:02 pm  Willcox
stay for about 1 hour
and leave at 3:02 pm
drive for about 1 hour

4:10 pm  Lordsburg
stay overnight and leave the next day around 11:00 am

day 1 driving ≈ 3 hours
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 Day 2

11:00 am  leave from Lordsburg
drive for about 53 minutes

11:53 am  Deming
stay for about 1 hour
and leave at 12:53 pm
drive for about 56 minutes

1:49 pm  Las Cruces
stay for about 1 hour
and leave at 2:49 pm
drive for about 50 minutes

3:39 pm  arrive in El Paso

day 2 driving ≈ 2.5 hours
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Where should I stop along the way?

Kartchner Caverns State Park  (6 mentions)




Las Cruces  (9 answers)

What are some things to do in El Paso?

This section could be endless, so rather than trying to suggest every local activity or attraction, we'll leave it open-ended.

Of course, Trippy is the perfect place to ask questions because there's an entire community of travelers talking to each other and sharing tips and advice. Trippy is where you can get answers personalized for your tastes, budgets, trip dates & more!

For example, here are some questions people have asked about El Paso. Click on any question to see answers from the community!

profile  Katie from Los Angeles asked:
Best free things to do in El Paso?  (3 answers)

profile  Steve from Speedway, Indiana asked:
Must-see spots & fun things to do for 4 guys in their mid twenties?  (1 answer)

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El Paso, TX  (1 answer)

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Do I really have to go back home?

Yes, even this step is optional, because if you're on vacation who wants the trip to end? It's okay, you can start planning your next trip!

Want to plan the trip back? Get the reverse directions for a El Paso to Tucson drive, or go to the main page to plan a new road trip.

Looking for ideas for more destinations within driving distance of Tucson? Try searching for places within 4.5 hours of Tucson.

You can also compare the travel time if you're flying or driving by calculating the distance from Tucson to El Paso. Or get a full Tucson to El Paso flight plan.

Don't forget about exploring your own hometown with a staycation. You can also find some cool day trips or get away for a weekend. Maybe try typing in a faraway location like London, Hong Kong, or Sydney, and get inspired for your dream trip around the world.

And if you know Tucson well, please help your fellow travelers and answer their questions about Tucson!

At a Glance
without making any stops
total driving distance is 316 miles
driving time of 4 hours, 38 minutes
El Paso is 1 hour ahead of Tucson
62 Tucson travel answers
1 Deming travel answer
9 Las Cruces travel answers
36 El Paso travel answers


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