Yuma travel guide

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You're Going to Love Yuma

With a population of 93,064, Yuma is a must-see destination in Arizona, United States. It is among the most popular tourist destinations in the country. Yuma deserves at least 2 full days for you to see its main sights.

Where to Eat in Yuma

If you’re looking for affordable options, Famous Dave's - Yuma (1501 S Yuma Palms Pkwy) and CURRIES (711 E 32nd St) are great picks.

When to visit Yuma

Yuma in July
Estimated hotel price
$109
1 night at 3-star hotel
Yuma in July
Estimated hotel price
$109
1 night at 3-star hotel

Looking for warm weather? Then head to Yuma in July, when the average temperature is 89.6 °F, and the highest can go up to 105.8 °F. The coldest month, on the other hand, is January, when it can get as cold as 41 °F, with an average temperature of 55.4 °F. You’re likely to see more rain in August, when precipitation is around 0.6″. In contrast, May is usually the driest month of the year in Yuma, with an average rainfall of 0″.

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How to Get to Yuma

Plane

When flying to Yuma, you’ll arrive at Yuma (YUM), which is located 2 miles from the city center. The shortest domestic flight to Yuma departs from Dallas and takes around 2h 48m.

Train

The train station in Yuma is called Yuma, and is located 3 miles from the city center.

Car

Another option to get to Yuma is to pick up a car rental from Phoenix, which is about 156 miles from Yuma. You’ll find branches of Fox and Sixt, among others, in Phoenix.

Bus

You can travel by bus to Yuma using FlixBus or Bus. The most popular bus station is Yuma 1245 Castle Dome, located 1.4 miles from downtown Yuma. Yuma 4th Ave @ 20th St is also a commonly used station, and is 0.8 miles from the city center.

Plane

When flying to Yuma, you’ll arrive at Yuma (YUM), which is located 2 miles from the city center. The shortest domestic flight to Yuma departs from Dallas and takes around 2h 48m.

Train

The train station in Yuma is called Yuma, and is located 3 miles from the city center.

Car

Another option to get to Yuma is to pick up a car rental from Phoenix, which is about 156 miles from Yuma. You’ll find branches of Fox and Sixt, among others, in Phoenix.

Bus

You can travel by bus to Yuma using FlixBus or Bus. The most popular bus station is Yuma 1245 Castle Dome, located 1.4 miles from downtown Yuma. Yuma 4th Ave @ 20th St is also a commonly used station, and is 0.8 miles from the city center.

Airports near Yuma

YUMYuma

Airlines serving Yuma

Qatar Airways
Good (2,376 reviews)
Alaska Airlines
Excellent (5,897 reviews)
American Airlines
Good (5,661 reviews)
Southern / Mokulele
Okay (8 reviews)

Where to stay in Yuma

If you’re on a budget, well-reviewed accommodations include Fairfield Inn & Suites by Marriott Yuma and Hampton Inn & Suites Yuma.

Where to stay in popular areas of Yuma

Most booked hotels in Yuma

La Fuente Inn & Suites
3 stars
Excellent (8.8, 1016 reviews)
$118+
Super 8 by Wyndham Yuma
2 stars
Good (7.7, 589 reviews)
$49+
Shilo Inn Yuma
2 stars
Good (7.3, 701 reviews)
$83+
Howard Johnson by Wyndham Yuma
2 stars
Good (7.2, 1431 reviews)
$61+
Motel 6 Yuma East
2 stars
Good (7, 538 reviews)
$53+
Budgetel Inn & Suites Yuma
2 stars
Okay (5.4, 568 reviews)
$68+

Renting a car in Yuma

Renting a car in Yuma costs $76 per day, on average, or $152 if you want to rent if for 2 days. Enterprise Rent-A-Car, Avis and Hertz are the agencies with the best reviews in the city. The most popular location to rent a car in Yuma is the Hertz branch at 2191 E. 32 St. Ste.174, which is 1 mile from the city center.

It’s generally cheaper to rent your vehicle outside the airport: locations in the city are around 9% cheaper than airport locations in Yuma.

Expect to pay $3.79 per gallon in Yuma (average price from the past 30 days). Depending on the size of your rental car, filling up the tank will cost between $45.42 and $60.57. The most frequently booked car type in Yuma is Mini (Chrysler Pacifica or similar). If you’re looking to save money, though, keep in mind that Intermediate rental cars (Chevrolet Cruze or similar) are, on average, 63% cheaper than other rental car types in the city.

Renting a car in Yuma costs $76 per day, on average, or $152 if you want to rent if for 2 days. Enterprise Rent-A-Car, Avis and Hertz are the agencies with the best reviews in the city. The most popular location to rent a car in Yuma is the Hertz branch at 2191 E. 32 St. Ste.174, which is 1 mile from the city center.

It’s generally cheaper to rent your vehicle outside the airport: locations in the city are around 9% cheaper than airport locations in Yuma.

Expect to pay $3.79 per gallon in Yuma (average price from the past 30 days). Depending on the size of your rental car, filling up the tank will cost between $45.42 and $60.57. The most frequently booked car type in Yuma is Mini (Chrysler Pacifica or similar). If you’re looking to save money, though, keep in mind that Intermediate rental cars (Chevrolet Cruze or similar) are, on average, 63% cheaper than other rental car types in the city.