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

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

Bus Greyhound USA  •  4 h 57 min

  1. 9483 / ...

$29 - $67

5 alternative options

Train  •  5 h 23 min

  1. Pacific Surfliner

$41 - $88

Bus Tufesa  •  5 h 36 min

$31 - $61

Line 76 bus, train, line 9455 bus  •  6 h 27 min

  1. 76

$41 - $98

Drive  •  2 h 24 min

  1. 137.7 miles

$13 - $20

Train, fly, line 9455 bus  •  4 h 48 min

  1. LAX - SAN

$126 - $383

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

Greyhound USA operates a bus from El Monte to Tijuana hourly. Tickets cost $20 - $50 and the journey takes 4 h. Alternatively, Amtrak operates a train from El Monte to Tijuana every 2 hours. Tickets cost $30 - $75 and the journey takes 2 h 54 min.

Airlines
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Los Angeles to San Diego
Ave. Duration
52 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $600
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Los Angeles to San Diego
Ave. Duration
57 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $650
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from Los Angeles to San Diego
Ave. Duration
59 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $600
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
Email
ifsr@greyhound.com
Website
greyhound.com
Bus from Los Angeles, Ca to Tijuana Central Bus Term, Mx
Ave. Duration
4 h
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$20 - $50
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$20 - $35
Flexible
$35 - $50
Bus from San Diego, Ca to Tijuana Central Bus Term, Mx
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$9 - $20
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$9 - $13
Flexible
$15 - $20
Tufesa
Phone
016444102444
Website
tufesa.com.mx
Bus from Los Angeles to Tijuana
Ave. Duration
4 h 20 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$11 - $35
Schedules at
tufesa.com.mx
Book at
gotobus.com
Plus
$11 - $16
Platinum
$17 - $22
Ejecutivo
$18 - $25
Metro Los Angeles
Website
metro.net
Bus from Tyler / Ramona to Cesar E Chavez / Alameda
Ave. Duration
1 h 6 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$1 - $3
Schedules at
metro.net

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Questions & Answers

The distance between El Monte and Tijuana is 198 km. The road distance is 220 km.

The cheapest way to get from El Monte to Tijuana is to drive which costs $13 - $20 and takes 2 h 24 min.

The quickest way to get from El Monte to Tijuana is to drive which takes 2 h 24 min and costs $13 - $20.

No, there is no direct bus from El Monte to Tijuana. However, there are services departing from El Monte, Ca and arriving at Tijuana Central Bus Term, Mx via Los Angeles, Ca. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 4 h 57 min.

It takes approximately 4 h 57 min to get from El Monte to Tijuana, including transfers.