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

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

Fly Mazatlan to Tijuana  •  3 h 52 min

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

$110 - $267

Cheapest option

Bus TAP  •  27 h 20 min

  1. Take the bus from Mazatlán to Tijuana

$60 - $180

4 alternative options

Fly Mazatlan to San Diego  •  6 h 50 min

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

$297 - $1,030

Bus to Culiacan, fly to Tijuana  •  6 h 48 min

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

$68 - $387

Bus Tufesa  •  27 h 3 min

  1. Take the bus from Mazatlán to San Luis Río Colorado
  2. Take the bus from San Luis Rio Colorado to Mexicali Bus Terminal
  3. Take the bus from Mexicali to Tijuana

$70 - $151

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 - $3600 and takes 27 h 20 min.

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The quickest way to get from Mazatlán to Tijuana is to fly which takes 3 h 52 min and costs $2200 - $5500.

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The distance between Mazatlán and Tijuana is 1464 km. The road distance is 1750 km.

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It takes approximately 3 h 52 min to get from Mazatlán to Tijuana, including transfers.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Mazatlán and arriving at Tijuana. Services depart every four hours, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 27 h 20 min.

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

Volaris and Viva Aerobus fly from Mazatlán to Tijuana once daily. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Mazatlán to Tijuana via San Luis Río Colorado, San Luis Rio Colorado, Mexicali Bus Terminal, and Mexicali in around 27 h 3 min.

Airlines
Volaris
Website
volaris.com
Flights from Mazatlan to Tijuana
Ave. Duration
2 h 29 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $410
Flights from Culiacan to Tijuana
Ave. Duration
2 h 14 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 13 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$170 - $1,200
Flights from Mazatlan to San Diego via Los Angeles
Ave. Duration
5 h 33 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$170 - $1,200
Flights from Mazatlan to San Diego via Dallas/Ft.Worth
Ave. Duration
7 h 25 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$260 - $1,600
Flights from Mazatlan to San Diego via Phoenix, Los Angeles
Ave. Duration
9 h 29 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$190 - $1,300
Viva Aerobus
Website
vivaaerobus.com
Flights from Mazatlan to Tijuana via Monterrey
Ave. Duration
5 h 25 min
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$95 - $370
Flights from Culiacan to Tijuana
Ave. Duration
2 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$70 - $260
Interjet
Website
interjet.com
Flights from Culiacan to Tijuana
Ave. Duration
2 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$55 - $350
Flights from Culiacan to Tijuana via Hermosillo
Ave. Duration
3 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$55 - $350
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Mazatlan to San Diego via Houston
Ave. Duration
6 h 27 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$300 - $1,600
Alaska Airlines, Inc.
Website
alaskaair.com
Flights from Mazatlan to San Diego via Los Angeles, San Francisco
Ave. Duration
7 h 52 min
When
Wednesday and Sunday
Estimated price
$280 - $1,000
Bus operators
Tufesa
Phone
016444102444
Website
tufesa.com.mx
Bus from Mazatlán to Culiacán
Ave. Duration
2 h 30 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$7 - $24
Schedules at
tufesa.com.mx
Plus
$10 - $15
Platinum
$16 - $21
Ejecutivo
$17 - $24
Bus from Mazatlán to San Luis Río Colorado
Ave. Duration
22 h 22 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$50 - $120
Schedules at
tufesa.com.mx
Plus
$50 - $75
Platinum
$75 - $100
Ejecutivo
$85 - $120
Bus from San Luis Río Colorado to Mexicali Bus Terminal
Ave. Duration
54 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$6 - $14
Schedules at
tufesa.com.mx
Plus
$6 - $9
Platinum
$10 - $13
Ejecutivo
$9 - $14
ABC
Website
abc.com.mx
Bus from San Luis Rio Colorado to Mexicali Bus Terminal
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$6 - $9
Schedules at
reservamos.mx
Book at
reservamos.mx
Bus from Mexicali to Tijuana
Ave. Duration
2 h 30 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$12 - $17
Schedules at
reservamos.mx
Book at
reservamos.mx
Aguacaliente
Phone
6646212955
Email
atencionaclientes@autobusesaguacaliente.com.mx
Website
autobusesaguacaliente.com.mx
Bus from Mexicali to Tijuana
Ave. Duration
2 h
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$17
Schedules at
autobusesaguacaliente.com.mx
TAP
ETN
Website
etn.com.mx
Bus from Mazatlán to Tijuana
Ave. Duration
26 h 45 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$80 - $180
Schedules at
etn.com.mx
Book at
venta.etn.com.mx
Web Advance
$90 - $140
Full Fare
$130 - $180

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