There are 7 ways to get from Los Angeles to Ensenada by bus, train, car, plane or tram

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Bus  •  5 h 40 min

  1. Take the bus from Los Angeles Downtown to Tijuana La Pera L.A.-Tijuana 1 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Tijuana to Ensenada

$20 - $43

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Train, bus, Tijuana Airport to Ensenada  •  7 h 26 min

  1. Take the train from Los Angeles Union Station Amtrak to Oceanside Transportation Center Amtrak
  2. Take the bus from Oceanside, Ca to San Ysidro, Ca
  3. Take the Tijuana Airport to Ensenada from Tijuana International Airport to Ensenada

$58 - $153

Train, bus  •  7 h 34 min

  1. Take the train from Los Angeles Union Station Amtrak to Oceanside Transportation Center Amtrak
  2. Take the bus from Oceanside, Ca to Tijuana Central Bus Term, Mx
  3. Take the bus from Tijuana to Ensenada

$47 - $100

Bus, Tijuana Airport to Ensenada  •  8 h 8 min

  1. Take the bus from Los Angeles to Tijuana Airport Matamoros-Tijuana Airport
  2. Take the Tijuana Airport to Ensenada from Tijuana International Airport to Ensenada Tijuana Airport to Ensenada

$54 - $81

Drive  •  3 h 44 min

  1. Drive from Los Angeles to Ensenada 206.7 miles

$20 - $30

Fly to San Diego, tram, bus, Tijuana Airport to Ensenada  •  7 h 26 min

  1. Fly from Los Angeles (LAX) to San Diego (SAN) LAX - SAN
  2. Take the tram from America Plaza Station to San Ysidro/Intl Border
  3. Take the bus from San Ysidro to Tijuana Airport
  4. Take the Tijuana Airport to Ensenada from Tijuana International Airport to Ensenada

$129 - $422

Fly to El Centro, bus  •  6 h 21 min

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

$58 - $156

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Los Angeles to Ensenada is to drive which costs $20 - $30 and takes 3 h 44 min.

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The quickest way to get from Los Angeles to Ensenada is to drive which costs $20 - $30 and takes 3 h 44 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Los Angeles to Ensenada. However, there are services departing from Los Angeles Downtown and arriving at Ensenada via Tijuana. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 5 h 40 min.

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The distance between Los Angeles and Ensenada is 179 miles. The road distance is 206.7 miles.

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The best way to get from Los Angeles to Ensenada without a car is to bus which takes 5 h 40 min and costs $19 - $45.

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It takes approximately 5 h 40 min to get from Los Angeles to Ensenada, including transfers.

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Los Angeles to Ensenada bus services, operated by Tufesa, depart from Los Angeles Downtown station.

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The quickest flight from Los Angeles Airport to San Diego Airport is the direct flight which takes 48 min.

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Los Angeles to Ensenada bus services, operated by Aguacaliente, arrive at Ensenada station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Los Angeles to Ensenada is 207 miles. It takes approximately 3 h 44 min to drive from Los Angeles to Ensenada.

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  • Distance: 179.3 miles
  • Duration: 5 h 40 min

What companies run services between Los Angeles, CA, USA and Ensenada, Mexico?

You can take a bus from Los Angeles to Ensenada via Tijuana La Pera and Tijuana in around 5 h 40 min.

Airlines
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from Los Angeles to San Diego
Ave. Duration
59 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $600
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Los Angeles to San Diego
Ave. Duration
49 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $600
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Los Angeles to San Diego
Ave. Duration
55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $650
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
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Contact Details
Phone
+1 1-800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Los Angeles Union Station Amtrak to Oceanside Transportation Center Amtrak
Ave. Duration
1 h 53 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$28 - $60
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$28 - $45
Flexi Coach Seat
$50 - $75
Business Coach Seat
$40 - $60
Room
$150 - $220
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
Tufesa
Phone
016444102444
Website
tufesa.com.mx
Bus from Los Angeles Downtown to Tijuana La Pera
Ave. Duration
2 h 40 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$11 - $30
Schedules at
tufesa.com.mx
Book at
tufesausastore.azurewebsites.net
Plus
$11 - $17
Platinum
$17 - $23
Ejecutivo
$18 - $26
Aguacaliente
Phone
6646212955
Email
atencionaclientes@autobusesaguacaliente.com.mx
Website
autobusesaguacaliente.com.mx
Bus from Tijuana to Ensenada
Ave. Duration
2 h
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$10
Schedules at
autobusesaguacaliente.com.mx
Bus from Mexicali to Ensenada
Ave. Duration
2 h
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$23
Schedules at
autobusesaguacaliente.com.mx
ABC
Website
abc.com.mx
Bus from Tijuana to Ensenada
Ave. Duration
1 h 47 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$8 - $13
Schedules at
reservamos.mx
Book at
reservamos.mx
Bus from Tijuana International Airport to Ensenada
Ave. Duration
2 h
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$9 - $18
Schedules at
reservamos.mx
Book at
reservamos.mx
Bus from Mexicali Bus Terminal to Ensenada
Ave. Duration
3 h 45 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$16 - $25
Schedules at
reservamos.mx
Book at
reservamos.mx
Greyhound USA
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Contact Details
Phone
+1 214-849-8100/1-800-231-2222
Email
ifsr@greyhound.com
Website
greyhound.com
Bus from Oceanside, Ca to San Ysidro, Ca
Ave. Duration
1 h 25 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$12 - $26
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$12 - $17
Flexible
$21 - $26
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
Greyhound Mexico
Phone
01-800 890 6821
Website
greyhound.com.mx
Bus from Oceanside to San Ysidro
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$35 - $55
Schedules at
greyhound.com.mx
Bus from Los Angeles to Tijuana Airport
Ave. Duration
5 h 20 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$45 - $65
Schedules at
greyhound.com.mx
Bus from San Ysidro to Tijuana Airport
Ave. Duration
20 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$9 - $50
Schedules at
greyhound.com.mx
Estrella Blanca
Website
estrellablanca.com.mx
Bus from Tijuana to Ensenada
Ave. Duration
1 h 55 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$7 - $11
Schedules at
estrellablanca.com.mx
Económico
$7 - $11
Primera Select
$8 - $11

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