There are 6 ways to get from Cancún to Tijuana by plane, bus or car

Select an option below to see step-by-step directions and to compare ticket prices and travel times in Rome2rio's travel planner.

Recommended option

Fly to Tijuana  •  7 h 31 min

  1. Fly from Cancun (CUN) to Tijuana (TIJ) CUN - TIJ

$138 - $1,321

Cheapest option

Fly to Mexicali, bus  •  11 h 17 min

  1. Fly from Cancun (CUN) to Mexicali (MXL) CUN - MXL
  2. Take the bus from Mexicali to Tijuana

$105 - $374

4 alternative options

Fly to San Diego  •  11 h 14 min

  1. Fly from Cancun (CUN) to San Diego (SAN) CUN - SAN

$204 - $463

Bus Autobuses Elite  •  2 days 18 h

  1. Take the bus from Cancun to Mexico City
  2. Take the bus from Mexico City North Bus Terminal to Guadalajara
  3. Take the bus from Guadalajara to Tijuana

$178 - $229

Bus TAP  •  2 days 23 h

  1. Take the bus from Cancun to Mexico City Cancún-México
  2. Take the bus from Mexico to Tijuana

$136 - $269

Drive  •  2 days 2 h

  1. Drive from Cancún to Tijuana 2744.5 miles

$360 - $550

What companies run services between Cancún, Mexico and Tijuana, Mexico?

Volaris, Viva Aerobus and two other airlines fly from Cancún to Tijuana hourly. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Cancún to Tijuana via Mexico City, Mexico City North Bus Terminal, and Guadalajara in around 2 days 18 h.

Airlines
Aeroméxico
Website
world.aeromexico.com
Flights from Cancun to Tijuana via Mexico City
Ave. Duration
7 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $4,000
Flights from Cancun to San Diego via Los Angeles
Ave. Duration
7 h 19 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$200 - $850
Flights from Cancun to Mexicali via Mexico City
Ave. Duration
7 h 55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $1,200
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Cancun to San Diego via Houston
Ave. Duration
7 h 29 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$290 - $1,600
Flights from Cancun to San Diego via Los Angeles
Ave. Duration
8 h 7 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$290 - $1,600
Flights from Cancun to San Diego via Denver
Ave. Duration
8 h 33 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$290 - $1,600
Flights from Cancun to San Diego via San Francisco
Ave. Duration
8 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$290 - $1,600
Volaris
Website
volaris.com
Flights from Cancun to Tijuana
Ave. Duration
5 h
When
Wednesday and Sunday
Estimated price
$200 - $2,800
Flights from Cancun to Tijuana via Toluca
Ave. Duration
6 h 46 min
When
Tuesday and Saturday
Estimated price
$200 - $2,800
Flights from Cancun to Tijuana via Monterrey
Ave. Duration
7 h 1 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $2,800
Flights from Cancun to Tijuana via Guadalajara
Ave. Duration
7 h 36 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $2,800
Flights from Cancun to Mexicali via Mexico City
Ave. Duration
9 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $390
Flights from Cancun to Mexicali via Guadalajara
Ave. Duration
10 h 19 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$100 - $390
Viva Aerobus
Website
vivaaerobus.com
Flights from Cancun to Tijuana via Monterrey
Ave. Duration
6 h 47 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$75 - $300
Flights from Cancun to Mexicali via Monterrey
Ave. Duration
8 h 20 min
When
Thursday
Estimated price
$85 - $340
Flights from Cancun to Mexicali via Guadalajara
Ave. Duration
8 h 55 min
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$90 - $360
Flights from Cancun to Mexicali via Villahermosa, Guadalajara
Ave. Duration
9 h 55 min
When
Wednesday and Sunday
Estimated price
$90 - $360
Flights from Cancun to Mexicali via Leon/Guanajuato, Monterrey
Ave. Duration
10 h 45 min
When
Thursday
Estimated price
$90 - $370
Southwest Airlines
Website
southwest.com
Flights from Cancun to San Diego via Houston Hobby Apt
Ave. Duration
7 h 7 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$210 - $750
Flights from Cancun to San Diego via Austin
Ave. Duration
7 h 15 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$200 - $750
Flights from Cancun to San Diego via San Antonio
Ave. Duration
7 h 30 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$200 - $750
Flights from Cancun to San Diego via Denver
Ave. Duration
8 h 2 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$230 - $800
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Cancun to San Diego via Phoenix
Ave. Duration
7 h 4 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$200 - $1,100
Flights from Cancun to San Diego via Dallas/Ft.Worth
Ave. Duration
7 h 47 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $1,100
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from Cancun to San Diego via Los Angeles
Ave. Duration
7 h 19 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$200 - $850
Flights from Cancun to San Diego via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
8 h 22 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$200 - $850
Interjet
Website
interjet.com
Flights from Cancun to Tijuana via Leon/Guanajuato
Ave. Duration
7 h
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
$180 - $2,500
Flights from Cancun to Tijuana via Mexico City
Ave. Duration
7 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $2,500
Bus operators
ABC
Website
abc.com.mx
Bus from Mexicali to Tijuana
Ave. Duration
2 h 30 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$12 - $18
Schedules at
reservamos.mx
Book at
reservamos.mx
Aguacaliente
Phone
6646212955
Email
atencionaclientes@autobusesaguacaliente.com.mx
Website
autobusesaguacaliente.com.mx
Bus from Mexicali to Tijuana
Ave. Duration
2 h
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$18
Schedules at
autobusesaguacaliente.com.mx
Primera Plus
Website
primeraplus.com.mx
Bus from Mexico City North Bus Terminal to Guadalajara
Ave. Duration
6 h 25 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$33
Schedules at
primeraplus.com.mx
Omnibus de Mexico
Website
odm.com.mx
Bus from Mexico City North Bus to Guadalajara
Ave. Duration
6 h 30 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$27 - $40
Schedules at
odm.com.mx
Autobuses Elite
Phone
01 800 507 5500
Website
autobuseselite.com.mx
Bus from Guadalajara to Tijuana
Ave. Duration
30 h 25 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$95 - $110
Schedules at
autobuseselite.com.mx
Primera
$98
Primera Select
$106

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Questions & Answers

How far is it from Cancún to Tijuana?

The distance between Cancún and Tijuana is 3232 km. The road distance is 4391 km.

What is the cheapest way to get from Cancún to Tijuana?

The cheapest way to get from Cancún to Tijuana is to fly and bus which costs $1900 - $7500 and takes 11 h 17 min.

What is the fastest way to get from Cancún to Tijuana?

The quickest way to get from Cancún to Tijuana is to fly which takes 7 h 31 min and costs $2600 - $25000.

Is there a direct bus between Cancún and Tijuana?

No, there is no direct bus from Cancún to Tijuana. However, there are services departing from Cancun and arriving at Tijuana via Mexico City North Bus Terminal and Guadalajara. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 2 days 18 h.

How long does it take to get from Cancún to Tijuana?

It takes approximately 7 h 31 min to get from Cancún to Tijuana, including transfers.