There are 6 ways to get from Los Angeles Airport (LAX) to Tijuana by plane, bus, train 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 San Diego, line 9455 bus  •  2 h 43 min

  1. Fly from Los Angeles (LAX) to San Diego (SAN) LAX - SAN
  2. Take the line 9455 bus from San Diego, Ca to Tijuana Central Bus Term, Mx

$118 - $361

Cheapest option

Bus Tufesa  •  6 h 47 min

  1. Take the bus from East Los Angeles to Tijuana

$22 - $47

4 alternative options

Fly to El Centro, bus  •  4 h 42 min

  1. Fly from Los Angeles (LAX) to El Centro (IPL) LAX - IPL
  2. Take the bus from Mexicali to Tijuana

$51 - $133

Bus Greyhound USA  •  5 h 3 min

  1. Take the bus from Long Beach, Ca to Tijuana Central Bus Term, Mx 9483 / ...

$29 - $57

Train  •  5 h 46 min

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

$43 - $89

Drive  •  2 h 40 min

  1. Drive from Los Angeles Airport (LAX) to Tijuana 144.3 miles

$14 - $21

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Los Angeles Airport (LAX) to Tijuana is to drive which costs $14 - $21 and takes 2 h 40 min.

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The quickest way to get from Los Angeles Airport (LAX) to Tijuana is to drive which takes 2 h 40 min and costs $14 - $21.

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The distance between Los Angeles Airport (LAX) and Tijuana is 207 km. The road distance is 231 km.

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It takes approximately 2 h 43 min to get from Los Angeles Airport (LAX) to Tijuana, including transfers.

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No, there is no direct bus from Los Angeles Airport (LAX) to Tijuana. However, there are services departing from Tom Bradley Int’l Terminal and arriving at Tijuana Central Bus Term, Mx via Long Beach Blvd & 3Rd Se and Long Beach, Ca. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 5 h 3 min.

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What companies run services between Los Angeles Airport (LAX), USA and Tijuana, Mexico?

Greyhound USA operates a bus from Los Angeles Airport (LAX) to Tijuana every 30 minutes. Tickets cost $18 - $45 and the journey takes 3 h 25 min. Alternatively, Amtrak operates a train from Los Angeles Airport (LAX) 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
51 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
1 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $600
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 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 Long Beach, Ca to Tijuana Central Bus Term, Mx
Ave. Duration
3 h 25 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$18 - $45
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$18 - $28
Flexible
$30 - $45
ABC
Website
abc.com.mx
Bus from Mexicali to Tijuana
Ave. Duration
2 h 30 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$11 - $17
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
$16
Schedules at
autobusesaguacaliente.com.mx
Tufesa
Phone
016444102444
Website
tufesa.com.mx
Bus from East Los Angeles to Tijuana
Ave. Duration
4 h 30 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$11 - $35
Schedules at
tufesa.com.mx
Book at
gotobus.com
Plus
$11 - $16
Platinum
$17 - $22
Ejecutivo
$17 - $25

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