Travel & Transportation

Learn more about Tucson by going to our FAQs page and scrolling to the bottom!

TRAVEL INSURANCE

Below are two providers of travel insurance. We are not endorsing these companies, but are listing them for your convenience.
* USI Affinity Travel Insurance
* HTH Travel Insurance

VISAS (Information for those traveling from outside the U.S.)

If you are coming from outside the U.S., remember to get a visa, if necessary! To allow enough time for your visa request to be processed by your country of origin, we recommend you check the U.S. Government's web site regarding visas. Click here for the link to that site.

TUCSON INTERNATIONAL AIRPORT - TUS (click here)

Airport Phone: +1 520 5738100

Hotel direction: 12.3 miles NW (the Starr Pass Marriott does not provide shuttle service)

Transportation to Marriott Starr Pass:

AZ Stagecoach shuttle service - offering shuttles from the Tucson airport to JW Marriott and RiverPark Inn. Read this flyer for more information: AZ Stagecoach

Tucson Airport Rides car and taxi service

Taxi (estimated fare 38 USD)

Starr Transportation car service; fee: 45 USD (one way); reservation required, 520-544-7895

Driving directions from airport

Head southeast on S Airport Dr. Continue onto S Tucson Blvd. Slight left onto E Benson Hwy. Slight right onto S Park Ave. Merge onto I-10 W via the ramp to Phoenix. Take exit 259 toward Starr Pass Blvd/22nd St. Merge onto South Fwy. Turn left onto W Starr Pass Blvd. Turn right onto S Tohono Ridge Pl. S Tohono Ridge Pl turns right and becomes W Starr Pass Blvd. Follow W Starr Pass Blvd into hotel entrance.

Car Rentals at Tucson International Airport

These car rental agencies can be found in the Rental Car Facility east of the Terminal,
which can be reached via the Link moving sidewalk near Baggage Belt No. 7.

  • Alamo Reservations: 1-800-327-9633 Local: (520) 573-4740

  • Avis Reservations: 1-800-331-1212 Local: (520) 294-1494

  • Budget Reservations: 1-800-527-0700 Local: (520) 573-8475

  • Dollar Reservations: 1-800-800-4000 Local: (520) 573-4736

  • Enterprise Reservations: 1-800-736-8222 Local: (520) 573-5250

  • Hertz Reservations: 1-800-654-3131 Local: (520) 573-5201

  • National Reservations: 1-800-227-7368 Local: (520) 573-8050

These car rental agencies provide courtesy shuttles to their nearby facilities from the Car Rental Facility.
A phone to contact the companies is located in the breezeway near the shuttle stop.

  • Payless Car Rental Reservations: 1-800-729-5337 Local: (520) 294-3737

  • Thrifty Reservations: 1-800-847-4389 Local: (520) 807-2467


PHOENIX SKY HARBOR AIRPORT - PHX (click here)

Airport Phone: +1 602 273 3300

Hotel direction: 114 miles SE in Tucson

Alternate transportation:

Arizona Shuttle (if coming/going through Phoenix) Arizona Shuttle will take you from the Phoenix Airport to JW Marriott Starr Pass, but you need to call them at least a day in advance to make this arrangement. Call 800-888-2749. More specific information is available at http://www.arizonashuttle.com/tucson-home-pickup-drop/

Starr Transportation car service; fee: 275 USD (one way); reservation required, 520-544-7895

Driving directions from airport Merge onto I-10 E/US-60 E toward Tucson. Continue to follow I-10 E. Exit onto South Fwy. Turn right onto W Starr Pass Blvd. Turn right onto S Tohono Ridge Pl. S Tohono Ridge Pl turns right and becomes W Starr Pass Blvd. Follow W Starr Pass Blvd into hotel entrance.

The Rental Car Center (see map) is located within its own building at 1805 E. Sky Harbor Circle South (between 16th Street and 24th Street, south of Buckeye Road).

Shuttle: The common Rental Car Shuttle makes frequent stops (approximately every 5 to 10 minutes) at the curb on baggage claim levels of each terminal.

The following car rental companies operate at Phoenix Sky Harbor International Airport. Listed below are links to rental car agencies’ Web sites.

  • Advantage Reservations: 800-777-5500 Local: 602-252-4935

  • Alamo Reservations: 1-800-327-9633 Local: 602-244-0897

  • Avis Reservations: 1-800-331-1212 Local: 602-261-5900

  • Budget Reservations: 1-800-527-0700 Local: 602-261-5950

  • Dollar Reservations: 1-800-800-4000 Local: 602-567-9700

  • Enterprise Reservations: 1-800-736-8222 Local: 602-225-0588

  • Firefly Reservations: 888-296-9135 Local: 602-258-1883

  • Fox Local: 310-342-5155

  • Hertz Reservations: 1-800-654-3131 Local: 602-267-8822

  • National Reservations: 1-800-227-7368 Local: 602-275-4771

  • Payless Car Rental Reservations: 1-800-729-5337 Local: 602-681-9589

  • Silvercar Local: 602-346-9080

  • Sixt Reservations: 888-749-8227

  • Thrifty Reservations: 1-800-847-4389 Local: 602-244-0311