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There are 6 ways to get from Mazatlán to Tijuana by plane, bus or car

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Fly Mazatlan to Tijuana  •  4 h

  1. Fly from Mazatlan (MZT) to Tijuana (TIJ) MZT - TIJ

$106 - $257

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Bus  •  17 h 57 min

  1. Take the bus from Mazatlan R. Urias to Tijuana Buenavista 1385 Puebla-Ensenada / ...

$65 - $130

4 alternative options

Fly Mazatlan to San Diego  •  7 h 55 min

  1. Fly from Mazatlan (MZT) to San Diego (SAN) MZT - SAN

$190 - $1,263

Bus to Culiacan, fly to Tijuana  •  6 h 55 min

  1. Take the bus from Mazatlán to Culiacán
  2. Fly from Culiacan (CUL) to Tijuana (TIJ) CUL - TIJ

$66 - $373

Bus via Culiacán  •  24 h 24 min

  1. Take the bus from Mazatlán to Culiacán Mazatlán / ...
  2. Take the bus from Culiacán to Tijuana Buenavista 417 Santa Rosa / ...

Drive  •  20 h 23 min

  1. Drive from Mazatlán to Tijuana 1093.6 miles

$140 - $220

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Mazatlán to Tijuana is to bus which costs $1200 - $2400 and takes 17 h 57 min.

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The quickest way to get from Mazatlán to Tijuana is to fly which costs $2000 - $5000 and takes 4 h.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Mazatlan R. Urias and arriving at Tijuana Buenavista. Services depart every two hours, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 17 h 57 min.

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The distance between Mazatlán and Tijuana is 1464 km. The road distance is 1749.7 km.

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The best way to get from Mazatlán to Tijuana without a car is to bus which takes 17 h 57 min and costs $1200 - $2400.

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It takes approximately 4 h to get from Mazatlán to Tijuana, including transfers.

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Mazatlán to Tijuana bus services, operated by ACN Autobuses, depart from Mazatlan R. Urias station.

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The best way to get from Mazatlán to Tijuana is to fly which takes 4 h and costs $2000 - $5000. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs $1200 - $2400 and takes 17 h 57 min.

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The quickest flight from Mazatlan Airport to Tijuana Airport is the direct flight which takes 2 h 35 min.

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Mazatlán to Tijuana bus services, operated by ACN Autobuses, arrive at Tijuana Buenavista station.

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Map of how to get from Mazatlán to Tijuana.
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  • Distance: 914.9 miles
  • Duration: 4 h

What companies run services between Mazatlán, Mexico and Tijuana, Mexico?

Volaris flies from Mazatlán to Tijuana once daily. Alternatively, ACN Autobuses operates a bus from Mazatlán to Tijuana every 4 hours. Tickets cost $76 and the journey takes 17 h 57 min. TAP also services this route every 4 hours.

Airlines
Volaris
Website
volaris.com
Flights from Mazatlan to Tijuana
Ave. Duration
2 h 35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $410
Flights from Culiacan to Tijuana
Ave. Duration
2 h 19 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$55 - $380
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Mazatlan to San Diego via Phoenix
Ave. Duration
5 h 16 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$170 - $1,200
Flights from Mazatlan to San Diego via Los Angeles
Ave. Duration
5 h 18 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$170 - $1,200
Flights from Mazatlan to San Diego via Dallas/Ft.Worth
Ave. Duration
8 h 29 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$260 - $1,600
Flights from Mazatlan to San Diego via Phoenix, Los Angeles
Ave. Duration
9 h 26 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$190 - $1,300
Viva Aerobus
Website
vivaaerobus.com
Flights from Culiacan to Tijuana
Ave. Duration
2 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$70 - $260
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Mazatlan to San Diego via Houston
Ave. Duration
9 h 28 min
When
Wednesday
Estimated price
$300 - $1,600
Interjet
Website
interjet.com
Flights from Culiacan to Tijuana
Ave. Duration
2 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$55 - $350
Aeroméxico
Website
world.aeromexico.com
Flights from Culiacan to Tijuana
Ave. Duration
2 h 24 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $600
Bus operators
Tufesa Mexico
Phone
(604) 952 0138
Website
tufesa.com.mx
Bus from Mazatlán to Culiacán
Ave. Duration
2 h 30 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$9 - $20
Schedules at
tufesa.com.mx
ACN Autobuses
Phone
(01)66429904887
Email
clientes@acnautobuses.com
Website
acnautobuses.com
Bus from Mazatlan R. Urias to Tijuana Buenavista
Ave. Duration
17 h 57 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$76
Schedules at
acnautobuses.com
Bus from Culiacán to Tijuana Buenavista
Ave. Duration
20 h 54 min
Frequency
3 times a week
Schedules at
acnautobuses.com
TAP

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Tijuana is 1 h behind Mazatlán. It is currently 11:07 AM in Mazatlán and 10:07 AM in Tijuana.

Yes, the driving distance between Mazatlán to Tijuana is 1750 km. It takes approximately 20 h 23 min to drive from Mazatlán to Tijuana.

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Volaris offers flights from Mazatlan Airport to Tijuana Airport.

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There are 207+ hotels available in Tijuana. Prices start at $46 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Mazatlán to Mazatlan Airport is to taxi which takes 22 min and costs $110 - $140.

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