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There are 5 ways to get from Los Angeles to Rosarito by bus, train, car, plane or tram

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Bus Greyhound USA  •  4 h 4 min

  1. Take the bus from Los Angeles, Ca to San Ysidro, Ca 9489 / ...

$21 - $47

4 alternative options

Train  •  4 h 12 min

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

$38 - $80

Bus Tufesa  •  4 h 21 min

  1. Take the bus from Downtown Los Angeles to Tijuana La / ...

$29 - $71

Drive  •  2 h 42 min

  1. Drive from Los Angeles to Rosarito 155.7 miles

$15 - $22

Fly, tram, drive  •  3 h 58 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. Drive from San Ysidro/Intl Border to Rosarito

$114 - $347

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The cheapest way to get from Los Angeles to Rosarito is to drive which costs $15 - $22 and takes 2 h 42 min.

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The quickest way to get from Los Angeles to Rosarito is to drive which costs $15 - $22 and takes 2 h 42 min.

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The distance between Los Angeles and Rosarito is 137 miles. The road distance is 155.7 miles.

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The best way to get from Los Angeles to Rosarito without a car is to bus which takes 4 h 21 min and costs $29 - $75.

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It takes approximately 4 h 4 min to get from Los Angeles to Rosarito, including transfers.

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The best way to get from Los Angeles to Rosarito is to bus which takes 4 h 4 min and costs $21 - $50. Alternatively, you can train, which costs $35 - $80 and takes 4 h 12 min.

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The quickest flight from Los Angeles Airport to San Diego Airport is the direct flight which takes 44 min.

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Yes, the driving distance between Los Angeles to Rosarito is 156 miles. It takes approximately 2 h 42 min to drive from Los Angeles to Rosarito.

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Delta, American Airlines and United Airlines offer flights from Los Angeles Airport to San Diego Airport.

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There are 185+ hotels available in Rosarito. Prices start at $43 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Los Angeles to Rosarito.
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  • Distance: 136.6 miles
  • Duration: 4 h 4 min

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

Greyhound USA operates a bus from Los Angeles to Rosarito hourly. Tickets cost $19 - $45 and the journey takes 3 h 40 min. Two other operators also service this route. Alternatively, Amtrak operates a train from Los Angeles to Rosarito every 2 hours. Tickets cost $30 - $75 and the journey takes 2 h 55 min.

Airlines
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Los Angeles to San Diego
Ave. Duration
48 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $600
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Los Angeles to San Diego
Ave. Duration
54 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $650
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from Los Angeles to San Diego
Ave. Duration
54 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $600
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
+1 215-856-7924
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Los Angeles Union Station to San Diego Santa Fe Depot
Ave. Duration
2 h 55 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

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 Los Angeles, Ca to San Ysidro, Ca
Ave. Duration
3 h 40 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$19 - $45
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$19 - $29
Flexible
$35 - $45
ACN Autobuses
Phone
(01)66429904887
Email
clientes@acnautobuses.com
Website
acnautobuses.com
Bus from Los Angeles to San Ysidro
Ave. Duration
3 h 48 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Schedules at
acnautobuses.com
Greyhound Mexico
Phone
01-800 890 6821
Website
greyhound.com.mx
Bus from Los Angeles to San Ysidro
Ave. Duration
3 h 50 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$40 - $60
Schedules at
greyhound.com.mx
Tufesa
Phone
7022546899
Email
serviciosvegas@hotmail.com
Website
tufesabus.com
Bus from Downtown Los Angeles to Tijuana
Ave. Duration
4 h
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$25 - $65
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The best way to get from Los Angeles to Los Angeles Airport is to train which takes 30 min and costs .

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