There are 6 ways to get from Los Angeles to Ensenada by bus, train, car, plane or tram

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  •  6 h 9 min

  1. 9465 / ...

$27 - $56

Cheapest option

Bus, Tijuana Airport to Ensenada  •  7 h 16 min

  1. Tijuana Airport to Ensenada

$20 - $49

4 alternative options

Train, bus  •  7 h 4 min

  1. Pacific Surfliner

$44 - $89

Drive  •  3 h 44 min

  1. 206.7 miles

$20 - $30

Fly to San Diego, tram, bus  •  7 h 4 min

  1. LAX - SAN

$122 - $368

Fly to El Centro, bus  •  6 h 30 min

  1. LAX - IPL

$60 - $157

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

You can take a bus from Los Angeles to Ensenada via San Ysidro, Ca and Tijuana in around 6 h 9 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
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
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
Phone
+1 214-849-8100
Email
ifsr@greyhound.com
Website
greyhound.com
Bus from Los Angeles, Ca to San Ysidro, Ca
Ave. Duration
2 h 55 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$19 - $45
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$19 - $29
Flexible
$30 - $45
Greyhound Mexico
Phone
01-800 890 6821
Website
greyhound.com.mx
Bus from Los Angeles to San Ysidro
Ave. Duration
4 h 50 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$40 - $60
Schedules at
greyhound.com.mx
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
$22
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 - $12
Schedules at
reservamos.mx
Book at
reservamos.mx
Bus from Tijuana International Airport to Ensenada
Ave. Duration
2 h
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$8 - $17
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
$15 - $24
Schedules at
reservamos.mx
Book at
reservamos.mx
Tufesa
Phone
016444102444
Website
tufesa.com.mx
Bus from Los Angeles to Tijuana International Airport
Ave. Duration
4 h 28 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$11 - $35
Schedules at
tufesa.com.mx
Book at
gotobus.com
Plus
$11 - $17
Platinum
$17 - $23
Ejecutivo
$18 - $26

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Questions & Answers

The distance between Los Angeles and Ensenada is 287 km. The road distance is 331 km.

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

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

No, there is no direct bus from Los Angeles to Ensenada. However, there are services departing from Los Angeles, Ca and arriving at Ensenada via Tijuana. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 6 h 9 min.

It takes approximately 6 h 9 min to get from Los Angeles to Ensenada, including transfers.