After hooligan leader Ben Wade is caught in a village, his gang remain to endanger. Small-time rancher Dan Evans is encouraged to take Wade in secret to the local community with a railway terminal to wait for the train to the court at Yuma. As soon as both are burrowed in the hotel to wait it becomes apparent the secret is out, and a fight of wills starts.
Rancher Dan Evans heads right into Bisbee to clean up concerns worrying the sale of his land when he witnesses the closing events of a stagecoach robbery led by renowned criminal Ben Wade. Shortly thereafter, Wade is recorded by the legislation in Bisbee as well as Evans discovers himself one of the companions that will take Wade to the 3:10 to Yuma train in Opinion for the benefit of $200. Evans's initiative to take Wade to the terminal is in component an initiative to save his land however likewise component of an internal fight to determine whether he can be more than just a naive breeder in the eyes of his impetuous and gunslinging child William Evans. The transportation to Contention is hazardous as well as loaded with ambushes by Indians, quests by Wade's cruel gang as well as Wade's own conniving as well as surreptitious disposition that makes the trip all the more intense.