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There are 5 ways to get from Bakersfield to Tijuana Airport (TIJ) by bus, train, car or plane

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Bus  •  6 h 30 min

  1. Take the bus from Bakersfield to Tijuana International Airport 498 Sacramento / ...

$40 - $65

4 alternative options

Bus, train  •  8 h 3 min

  1. Take the bus from Bakersfield Amtrak to Los Angeles Union Station Amtrak Amtrak Thruway Connecting Service
  2. Take the train from Los Angeles Union Station Amtrak to San Diego Santa Fe Depot Pacific Surfliner

$45 - $127

Drive  •  4 h 22 min

  1. Drive from Bakersfield to Tijuana Airport (TIJ) 253.4 miles

$24 - $40

Fly from Bakersfield  •  6 h 31 min

  1. Fly from Bakersfield (BFL) to San Diego (SAN) BFL - SAN

$142 - $589

Bus to Santa Barbara, fly  •  10 h 18 min

  1. Take the bus from Bakersfield Amtrak to Santa Barbara Amtrak
  2. Fly from Santa Barbara (SBA) to San Diego (SAN) SBA - SAN

$134 - $708

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Bakersfield to Tijuana Airport (TIJ) is to drive which costs $24 - $40 and takes 4 h 22 min.

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The quickest way to get from Bakersfield to Tijuana Airport (TIJ) is to drive which costs $24 - $40 and takes 4 h 22 min.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Bakersfield and arriving at Tijuana International Airport. Services depart twice daily, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 6 h 30 min.

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The distance between Bakersfield and Tijuana Airport (TIJ) is 229 miles. The road distance is 253.4 miles.

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The best way to get from Bakersfield to Tijuana Airport (TIJ) without a car is to bus which takes 6 h 30 min and costs $40 - $65.

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The bus from Bakersfield to Tijuana International Airport takes 6 h 30 min including transfers and departs twice daily.

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Bakersfield to Tijuana Airport (TIJ) bus services, operated by ACN Autobuses, depart from Bakersfield station.

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The best way to get from Bakersfield to Tijuana Airport (TIJ) is to bus which takes 6 h 30 min and costs $40 - $65. Alternatively, you can fly, which costs $140 - $600 and takes 6 h 31 min.

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There is no direct flight from Bakersfield Airport to San Diego Airport. The quickest flight takes 4 h 4 min and has one stopover.

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Bakersfield to Tijuana Airport (TIJ) bus services, operated by ACN Autobuses, arrive at Tijuana International Airport station.

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Map of how to get from Bakersfield to Tijuana Airport (TIJ).
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  • Distance: 229 miles
  • Duration: 6 h 30 min

What companies run services between Bakersfield, CA, USA and Tijuana Airport (TIJ), Mexico?

ACN Autobuses operates a bus from Bakersfield to Tijuana Airport (TIJ) twice daily, and the journey takes 6 h 30 min. Tufesa also services this route twice daily. Alternatively, United Airlines and American Airlines fly from Bakersfield to Tijuana Airport (TIJ) hourly.

Airlines
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Bakersfield to San Diego via San Francisco
Ave. Duration
4 h 17 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $550
Flights from Bakersfield to San Diego via Denver
Ave. Duration
7 h 11 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $650
Flights from Bakersfield to San Diego via San Francisco, Los Angeles
Ave. Duration
7 h 25 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$110 - $550
Flights from Santa Barbara to San Diego via Los Angeles
Ave. Duration
5 h 3 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $650
Flights from Santa Barbara to San Diego via San Francisco
Ave. Duration
4 h 33 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $700
Flights from Santa Barbara to San Diego via Denver
Ave. Duration
6 h 32 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $850
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Bakersfield to San Diego via Phoenix
Ave. Duration
4 h 57 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $500
Flights from Bakersfield to San Diego via Phoenix, Los Angeles
Ave. Duration
8 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $550
Flights from Santa Barbara to San Diego via Phoenix
Ave. Duration
4 h 56 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $700
Train operators
Amtrak

Amtrak is a rail service that connects the US and three Canadian provinces. Covering 21,000 route miles (34,000km) Amtrak operates more than 300 trains daily. These medium and long distance intercity services operate at speeds of up to 240km/h, to more than 500 destinations. Founded in 1971, it is based in Washington, D.C. and offers four classes of travel: First Class, Sleeper, Business and Coach. Ticket fares are divided into five subclasses: Saver, Value, Flexible, Business and Premium. Amtrak trains are known for their wide seats, plug-in power, big windows and storage capabilities.

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Contact Details
Phone
+1 215-856-7924
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Los Angeles Union Station Amtrak to San Diego Santa Fe Depot
Ave. Duration
2 h 55 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$30 - $75
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$30 - $50
Flexi Coach Seat
$55 - $85
Business Coach Seat
$50 - $75
Room
$170 - $240
Bus operators
ACN Autobuses
Phone
(01)66429904887
Email
clientes@acnautobuses.com
Website
acnautobuses.com
Bus from Bakersfield to Tijuana International Airport
Ave. Duration
6 h 30 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Schedules at
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Tufesa
Phone
7022546899
Email
serviciosvegas@hotmail.com
Website
tufesabus.com
Bus from Bakersfield to Tijuana International Airport
Ave. Duration
6 h 40 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$40 - $65
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Amtrak

Amtrak is a rail service that connects the US and three Canadian provinces. Covering 21,000 route miles (34,000km) Amtrak operates more than 300 trains daily. These medium and long distance intercity services operate at speeds of up to 240km/h, to more than 500 destinations. Founded in 1971, it is based in Washington, D.C. and offers four classes of travel: First Class, Sleeper, Business and Coach. Ticket fares are divided into five subclasses: Saver, Value, Flexible, Business and Premium. Amtrak trains are known for their wide seats, plug-in power, big windows and storage capabilities.

Rome2rio's guide to Amtrak
Contact Details
Phone
+1 215-856-7924
Website
amtrak.com
Bus from Bakersfield Amtrak to Los Angeles Union Station Amtrak
Ave. Duration
2 h 20 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Website
amtrak.com
Bus from Bakersfield Amtrak to Santa Barbara Amtrak
Ave. Duration
3 h 35 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Website
amtrak.com

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Yes, the driving distance between Bakersfield to Tijuana Airport (TIJ) is 253 miles. It takes approximately 4 h 22 min to drive from Bakersfield to Tijuana Airport (TIJ).

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United Airlines and American Airlines offer flights from Bakersfield Airport to San Diego Airport.

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There are 206+ hotels available in Tijuana Airport (TIJ). Prices start at $45 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Bakersfield to Bakersfield Airport is to taxi which takes 11 min and costs $28 - $35.

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