There are 7 ways to get from Los Angeles to Tecate by train, bus, 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

Train, bus  •  5 h 41 min

  1. Take the train from Los Angeles Union Station Amtrak to San Diego Old Town Transportation Center Amtrak Pacific Surfliner
  2. Take the bus from El Cajon Transit Center to Sr 188 & Tecate Mart 894

$38 - $78

Cheapest option

Bus Greyhound USA  •  5 h 45 min

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

$24 - $55

5 alternative options

Train, bus via San Ysidro/Intl Border  •  8 h 31 min

  1. Take the train from Los Angeles Union Station Amtrak to San Diego Santa Fe Depot Amtrak Pacific Surfliner
  2. Take the bus from San Ysidro Transit Center to Tecate Tijuana Airport-Ciudad Juárez

$71 - $127

Bus Tufesa  •  10 h 28 min

  1. Take the bus from Los Angeles to Tijuana International Airport
  2. Take the bus from Tijuana Airport to Tecate Tijuana Airport-Ciudad Juárez

$47 - $87

Drive  •  2 h 57 min

  1. Drive from Los Angeles to Tecate 163.7 miles

$16 - $24

Fly to San Diego, tram, bus  •  5 h 46 min

  1. Fly from Los Angeles (LAX) to San Diego (SAN) LAX - SAN
  2. Take the tram from Middletown Station to El Cajon Transit Center
  3. Take the bus from El Cajon Transit Center to Sr 188 & Tecate Mart

$114 - $357

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 Tecate

$51 - $186

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Los Angeles to Tecate is to drive which costs $16 - $24 and takes 2 h 57 min.

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The quickest way to get from Los Angeles to Tecate is to drive which costs $16 - $24 and takes 2 h 57 min.

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The distance between Los Angeles and Tecate is 140 miles. The road distance is 163.7 miles.

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It takes approximately 5 h 41 min to get from Los Angeles to Tecate, including transfers.

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No, there is no direct bus from Los Angeles to Tecate. However, there are services departing from Los Angeles, Ca and arriving at Tecate via Tijuana. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 5 h 45 min.

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

Greyhound USA operates a bus from Los Angeles to Tecate hourly. Tickets cost $20 - $50 and the journey takes 4 h.

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
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Contact Details
Phone
+1 1-800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Los Angeles Union Station Amtrak to San Diego Old Town Transportation Center Amtrak
Ave. Duration
2 h 43 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
Train from Los Angeles Union Station Amtrak to San Diego Santa Fe Depot Amtrak
Ave. Duration
2 h 53 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 Middletown Station to El Cajon Transit Center
Ave. Duration
44 min
Frequency
Every 20 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 Los Angeles, Ca to Tijuana Central Bus Term, Mx
Ave. Duration
4 h
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$20 - $50
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$20 - $35
Flexible
$35 - $50
Greyhound Mexico
Phone
01-800 890 6821
Website
greyhound.com.mx
Bus from San Ysidro Transit Center to Tecate
Ave. Duration
3 h 45 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$35 - $50
Schedules at
greyhound.com.mx
Bus from Tijuana Airport to Tecate
Ave. Duration
5 h
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$35 - $55
Schedules at
greyhound.com.mx
Bus from Mexicali Bus Terminal to Tecate
Ave. Duration
2 h 10 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$40 - $55
Schedules at
greyhound.com.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
$18 - $23
Ejecutivo
$19 - $27
ABC
Website
abc.com.mx
Bus from Mexicali to Tecate
Ave. Duration
2 h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$9 - $15
Schedules at
reservamos.mx
Book at
reservamos.mx

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