There are 4 ways to get from Indio/Palm Springs Airport (PSP) to Tijuana by bus, train or car

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Amtrak Thruway, train  •  6 h 44 min

  1. Take the Amtrak Thruway from Palm Springs, CA - Airport to Fullerton, CA 4985 / ...
  2. Take the train from Fullerton Transportation Center to San Diego Santa Fe Depot Pacific Surfliner

$34 - $69

Cheapest option

Amtrak Thruway, bus  •  7 h 4 min

  1. Take the Amtrak Thruway from Palm Springs, CA - Airport to Fullerton, CA 4985 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Anaheim, Ca to Tijuana Central Bus Term, Mx 9489 / ...

$22 - $71

2 alternative options

Bus  •  11 h 32 min

  1. Take the bus from Indio to San Ysidro Matamoros-Tijuana Airport

$64 - $102

Drive  •  2 h 42 min

  1. Drive from Indio/Palm Springs Airport (PSP) to Tijuana 144.1 miles

$14 - $21

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The cheapest way to get from Indio/Palm Springs Airport (PSP) to Tijuana is to drive which costs $14 - $21 and takes 2 h 42 min.

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The quickest way to get from Indio/Palm Springs Airport (PSP) to Tijuana is to drive which costs $14 - $21 and takes 2 h 42 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Indio/Palm Springs Airport (PSP) to Tijuana. However, there are services departing from Tahquitz Canyon at Civic and arriving at Tijuana Central Bus Term, Mx via B St at Buddy Rogers, Indio and San Ysidro, Ca. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 11 h 32 min.

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The distance between Indio/Palm Springs Airport (PSP) and Tijuana is 96 miles. The road distance is 144.1 miles.

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The best way to get from Indio/Palm Springs Airport (PSP) to Tijuana without a car is to Amtrak Thruway and bus which takes 7 h 4 min and costs $21 - $75.

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It takes approximately 6 h 44 min to get from Indio/Palm Springs Airport (PSP) to Tijuana, including transfers.

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Indio/Palm Springs Airport (PSP) to Tijuana bus services, operated by Greyhound Mexico, depart from Indio station.

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Indio/Palm Springs Airport (PSP) to Tijuana bus services, operated by Greyhound Mexico, arrive at San Ysidro station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Indio/Palm Springs Airport (PSP) to Tijuana is 144 miles. It takes approximately 2 h 42 min to drive from Indio/Palm Springs Airport (PSP) to Tijuana.

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Map of how to get from Indio/Palm Springs Airport (PSP) to Tijuana.
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  • Distance: 96.2 miles
  • Duration: 6 h 44 min

What companies run services between Indio/Palm Springs Airport (PSP), USA and Tijuana, Mexico?

You can take a bus from Indio/Palm Springs Airport (PSP) to Tijuana via Fullerton, CA, Fullerton Transportation Center, Anaheim Amtrak, and Anaheim, Ca in around 7 h 4 min.

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 1-800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Fullerton Transportation Center to San Diego Santa Fe Depot
Ave. Duration
2 h 23 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$30 - $65
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$30 - $45
Flexi Coach Seat
$50 - $80
Business Coach Seat
$45 - $65
Room
$160 - $220
Bus 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.

Rome2rio's guide to Amtrak
Contact Details
Phone
+1 1-800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Bus from Palm Springs, CA - Airport to Fullerton, CA
Ave. Duration
2 h 20 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Website
amtrak.com
Greyhound USA

Greyhound is a leading bus company based in Dallas, Texas, serving over 3800 destinations across North America, Mexico and Canada. Greyhound carries around 18 million passengers a year who travel 5.4 billion miles (8.6 billion km) a year on their fleet of around 1700 vehicles. For travel flexibility, you can board or get off a Greyhound bus at official Greyhound stations, partner stations and curbside stops. There are around 230 Greyhound stations across the US where you can both catch your bus and buy tickets, that are also available on the official website and via the mobile app.

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Contact Details
Phone
+1 214-849-8100/1-800-231-2222
Email
ifsr@greyhound.com
Website
greyhound.com
Bus from Anaheim, Ca to Tijuana Central Bus Term, Mx
Ave. Duration
3 h 45 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$17 - $40
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$17 - $26
Flexible
$30 - $40
Greyhound Mexico
Phone
01-800 890 6821
Website
greyhound.com.mx
Bus from Indio to San Ysidro
Ave. Duration
7 h 50 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$50 - $80
Schedules at
greyhound.com.mx

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