There are 6 ways to get from El Monte to Mexicali by bus, train, car or plane

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Bus  •  6 h 45 min

  1. Take the bus from El Monte, Ca to Calexico, Ca 9614 / ...

$37 - $108

5 alternative options

Bus via Tijuana  •  7 h 11 min

  1. Take the bus from Los Angeles, Ca to San Ysidro, Ca 9465
  2. Take the bus from Tijuana to Mexicali

$42 - $83

Train, bus  •  8 h 22 min

  1. Take the train from Los Angeles Union Station Amtrak to San Diego Santa Fe Depot Amtrak Pacific Surfliner
  2. Take the bus from Tijuana to Mexicali

$52 - $106

Drive  •  3 h 40 min

  1. Drive from El Monte to Mexicali 215 miles

$21 - $35

Train to Los Angeles, fly to El Centro  •  4 h 42 min

  1. Take the train from El Monte station to L. A. Union Station station
  2. Fly from Los Angeles (LAX) to El Centro (IPL) LAX - IPL

$48 - $138

Bus to Ontario/San Bernardino, fly to Yuma, line 95 bus, bus  •  9 h 28 min

  1. Take the bus from El Monte Station E to Pomona Transit Center
  2. Fly from Ontario/San Bernardino (ONT) to Yuma (YUM) ONT - YUM
  3. Take the line 95 bus from 24th Street @ Avenue A to 2nd Ave and B Street
  4. Take the bus from San Luis Rio Colorado to Mexicali Bus Terminal

$163 - $825

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The cheapest way to get from El Monte to Mexicali is to drive which costs $21 - $35 and takes 3 h 40 min.

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The quickest way to get from El Monte to Mexicali is to drive which takes 3 h 40 min and costs $21 - $35.

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The distance between El Monte and Mexicali is 288 km. The road distance is 344 km.

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It takes approximately 6 h 45 min to get from El Monte to Mexicali, including transfers.

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No, there is no direct bus from El Monte to Mexicali. However, there are services departing from El Monte, Ca and arriving at Mexicali via Calexico,CA. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 6 h 45 min.

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What companies run services between El Monte, CA, USA and Mexicali, Mexico?

Greyhound USA operates a bus from El Monte to Mexicali hourly. Tickets cost $27 - $65 and the journey takes 5 h 25 min.

Airlines
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Ontario/San Bernardino to Yuma via Phoenix
Ave. Duration
3 h 21 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $750
Mokulele
Website
mokuleleairlines.com
Flights from Los Angeles to El Centro
Ave. Duration
1 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$45 - $180
Train operators
Amtrak
Phone
+1 1-800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Los Angeles Union Station Amtrak to San Diego Santa Fe Depot Amtrak
Ave. Duration
2 h 54 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
Greyhound USA
Phone
+1 214-849-8100/1-800-231-2222
Email
ifsr@greyhound.com
Website
greyhound.com
Bus from El Monte, Ca to Calexico, Ca
Ave. Duration
5 h 25 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$27 - $65
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$27 - $45
Flexible
$50 - $65
Bus from Los Angeles, Ca to San Ysidro, Ca
Ave. Duration
2 h 55 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$19 - $45
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$19 - $29
Flexible
$30 - $45
ABC
Website
abc.com.mx
Bus from Tijuana to Mexicali
Ave. Duration
2 h 30 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$14 - $21
Schedules at
reservamos.mx
Book at
reservamos.mx
Bus from San Luis Rio Colorado to Mexicali Bus Terminal
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$6 - $9
Schedules at
reservamos.mx
Book at
reservamos.mx
Aguacaliente
Phone
6646212955
Email
atencionaclientes@autobusesaguacaliente.com.mx
Website
autobusesaguacaliente.com.mx
Bus from Tijuana to Mexicali
Ave. Duration
2 h
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$17
Schedules at
autobusesaguacaliente.com.mx
Foothill Transit
Phone
+1 800-743-3463
Website
foothilltransit.org
Bus from El Monte Station E to Pomona Transit Center
Ave. Duration
47 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$1 - $5
Schedules at
foothilltransit.org
YCAT
Phone
+1 928-783-2235
Website
ycipta.org
Bus from 24th Street @ Avenue A to 2nd Ave and B Street
Ave. Duration
56 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$2
Schedules at
ycipta.org
Tufesa
Phone
016444102444
Website
tufesa.com.mx
Bus from San Luis Río Colorado to Mexicali Bus Terminal
Ave. Duration
54 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$6 - $14
Schedules at
tufesa.com.mx
Plus
$6 - $9
Platinum
$10 - $13
Ejecutivo
$9 - $14

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