There are 5 ways to get from Lake Forest to Tijuana by train, tram, 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

Train, tram  •  2 h 53 min

  1. Take the train from Irvine Transportation Center Amtrak to San Diego Santa Fe Depot Amtrak Pacific Surfliner
  2. Take the tram from America Plaza Station to San Ysidro/Intl Border UC San Diego Blue Line

$32 - $62

Cheapest option

Bus  •  4 h 5 min

  1. Take the bus from Santa Ana, Ca to Tijuana Central Bus Term, Mx 9489 / ...

$19 - $47

3 alternative options

Train, line 9455 bus  •  3 h 19 min

  1. Take the train from Irvine Transportation Center Amtrak to San Diego Santa Fe Depot Amtrak Pacific Surfliner
  2. Take the line 9455 bus from San Diego, Ca to Tijuana Central Bus Term, Mx 9455 / ...

$37 - $78

Train, bus  •  3 h 38 min

  1. Take the train from Irvine Transportation Center Amtrak to Oceanside Transportation Center Amtrak Pacific Surfliner / ...
  2. Take the bus from Oceanside, Ca to Tijuana Central Bus Term, Mx 9473 / ...

$20 - $71

Drive  •  1 h 43 min

  1. Drive from Lake Forest to Tijuana 97.6 miles

$9 - $14

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Lake Forest to Tijuana is to drive which costs $9 - $14 and takes 1 h 43 min.

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The quickest way to get from Lake Forest to Tijuana is to drive which costs $9 - $14 and takes 1 h 43 min.

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The distance between Lake Forest and Tijuana is 89 miles. The road distance is 97.6 miles.

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It takes approximately 2 h 53 min to get from Lake Forest to Tijuana, including transfers.

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No, there is no direct bus from Lake Forest to Tijuana. However, there are services departing from Laguna Hills Trans Ctr Dock 5 and arriving at Tijuana Central Bus Term, Mx via Santa Ana, Ca. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 4 h 5 min.

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What companies run services between Lake Forest, CA, USA and Tijuana, Mexico?

Greyhound USA operates a bus from Lake Forest to Tijuana every 30 minutes. Tickets cost $17 - $40 and the journey takes 3 h 25 min. Greyhound Mexico also services this route once daily.

Train operators
Amtrak
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Contact Details
Phone
+1 1-800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Irvine Transportation Center Amtrak to San Diego Santa Fe Depot Amtrak
Ave. Duration
1 h 52 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$28 - $60
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$28 - $45
Flexi Coach Seat
$45 - $70
Business Coach Seat
$40 - $60
Room
$150 - $210
Train from Irvine Transportation Center Amtrak to Oceanside Transportation Center Amtrak
Ave. Duration
52 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$23 - $45
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$23 - $35
Flexi Coach Seat
$40 - $60
Business Coach Seat
$30 - $45
Room
$130 - $190
San Diego Metro Transit
Phone
+1 619-233-3004
Website
sdmts.com
Tram from America Plaza Station to San Ysidro/Intl Border
Ave. Duration
45 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$3
Schedules at
sdmts.com
Bus operators
Greyhound USA
Rome2rio's guide to Greyhound USA
Contact Details
Phone
+1 214-849-8100/1-800-231-2222
Email
ifsr@greyhound.com
Website
greyhound.com
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
Bus from Oceanside, Ca to Tijuana Central Bus Term, Mx
Ave. Duration
2 h 25 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$12 - $28
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$12 - $18
Flexible
$22 - $28
Bus from Santa Ana, Ca to Tijuana Central Bus Term, Mx
Ave. Duration
3 h 25 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
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 Santa Ana to Tijuana
Ave. Duration
3 h 6 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$40 - $60
Schedules at
greyhound.com.mx

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