There are 8 ways to get from Mexicali to Fresno by bus, plane, train, night 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.

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Bus to San Diego, fly  •  7 h

  1. Take the bus from Mexicali to Tijuana
  2. Fly from San Diego (SAN) to Fresno (FAT) SAN - FAT

$105 - $336

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Bus Tufesa  •  16 h 51 min

  1. Take the bus from Mexicali Bus Terminal to Tijuana Bus Terminal
  2. Take the bus from Tijuana to Fresno, CA Tufesa

$48 - $137

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Bus to Yuma, fly  •  10 h 16 min

  1. Take the bus from Mexicali Bus Terminal to San Luis Rio Colorado
  2. Fly from Yuma (YUM) to Fresno (FAT) YUM - FAT

$113 - $500

Fly from El Centro  •  5 h 34 min

  1. Fly from El Centro (IPL) to Fresno (FAT) IPL - FAT

$99 - $445

Bus via Los Angeles, Ca  •  10 h 29 min

  1. Take the bus from Mexicali to Tijuana
  2. Take the bus from San Ysidro, Ca to Los Angeles, Ca
  3. Take the bus from Los Angeles, Ca to Fresno, Ca

$58 - $128

Bus, train  •  14 h 14 min

  1. Take the bus from Mexicali to Tijuana
  2. Take the train from San Diego Santa Fe Depot to Los Angeles Union Station Amtrak
  3. Take the bus from Los Angeles Union Station Amtrak to Bakersfield Amtrak
  4. Take the train from Bakersfield Amtrak to Fresno Amtrak

Night bus  •  13 h 7 min

  1. Take the night bus from Calexico, Ca to Fresno, Ca 9602

$56 - $167

Drive  •  7 h 28 min

  1. Drive from Mexicali to Fresno 446.2 miles

$40 - $65

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The cheapest way to get from Mexicali to Fresno is to drive which costs $800 - $1200 and takes 7 h 28 min.

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The quickest way to get from Mexicali to Fresno is to fly which costs $1800 - $8500 and takes 5 h 34 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Mexicali to Fresno. However, there are services departing from Mexicali and arriving at Fresno, Ca via San Ysidro, Ca and Los Angeles, Ca. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 10 h 29 min.

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The distance between Mexicali and Fresno is 605 km. The road distance is 713.8 km.

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The best way to get from Mexicali to Fresno without a car is to bus which takes 10 h 29 min and costs $1100 - $2500.

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It takes approximately 7 h to get from Mexicali to Fresno, including transfers.

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Mexicali to Fresno bus services, operated by Greyhound USA, depart from Calexico, Ca station.

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The best way to get from Mexicali to Fresno is to fly which takes 5 h 34 min and costs $1800 - $8500. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs $1100 - $2500 and takes 10 h 29 min.

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The quickest flight from San Diego Airport to Fresno Airport is the direct flight which takes 1 h 11 min.

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Mexicali to Fresno bus services, operated by Greyhound USA, arrive at Fresno, Ca station.

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Map of how to get from Mexicali to Fresno.
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  • Distance: 377.9 miles
  • Duration: 7 h

What companies run services between Mexicali, Mexico and Fresno, CA, USA?

Mokulele, United Airlines and two other airlines fly from Mexicali to Fresno every 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Mexicali to Fresno via Tijuana, San Ysidro, Ca, and Los Angeles, Ca in around 10 h 29 min.

Airlines
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from San Diego to Fresno via Los Angeles
Ave. Duration
3 h 3 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $850
Flights from Yuma to Fresno via Phoenix
Ave. Duration
5 h 27 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $600
Flights from Yuma to Fresno via Phoenix, Los Angeles
Ave. Duration
8 h 47 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $600
Flights from Yuma to Fresno via Phoenix, Dallas/Ft.Worth
Ave. Duration
9 h 39 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $750
Flights from El Centro to Fresno via Los Angeles
Ave. Duration
5 h 34 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $550
Flights from El Centro to Fresno via Los Angeles, Phoenix
Ave. Duration
8 h 40 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$140 - $650
Alaska Airlines, Inc.
Website
alaskaair.com
Flights from San Diego to Fresno
Ave. Duration
1 h 11 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $600
Flights from San Diego to Fresno via Los Angeles
Ave. Duration
3 h 3 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $850
Flights from Yuma to Fresno via Phoenix, San Diego
Ave. Duration
8 h 4 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
$100 - $480
Flights from El Centro to Fresno via Los Angeles
Ave. Duration
5 h 34 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $550
Flights from El Centro to Fresno via Los Angeles, San Diego
Ave. Duration
8 h 14 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$95 - $440
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from San Diego to Fresno via Los Angeles
Ave. Duration
3 h 15 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$190 - $650
Flights from El Centro to Fresno via Los Angeles
Ave. Duration
4 h 37 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $600
Flights from El Centro to Fresno via Los Angeles, San Francisco
Ave. Duration
9 h 14 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday and Friday
Estimated price
$130 - $650
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 1-800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Train from San Diego Santa Fe Depot to Los Angeles Union Station Amtrak
Ave. Duration
2 h 59 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 Bakersfield Amtrak to Fresno Amtrak
Ave. Duration
1 h 57 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$30 - $70
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$30 - $50
Flexi Coach Seat
$55 - $80
Business Coach Seat
$45 - $70
Room
$160 - $230
Bus operators
ABC
Website
abc.com.mx
Bus from Mexicali to Tijuana
Ave. Duration
2 h 30 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$12 - $18
Schedules at
reservamos.mx
Book at
reservamos.mx
Bus from Mexicali Bus Terminal to San Luis Rio Colorado
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$6 - $10
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
$18
Schedules at
autobusesaguacaliente.com.mx
Tufesa
Phone
7022546899
Email
serviciosvegas@hotmail.com
Website
tufesabus.com
Bus from Mexicali Bus Terminal to San Luis Río Colorado
Ave. Duration
53 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$6 - $14
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GotoBus
Plus
$6 - $10
Platinum
$10 - $14
Ejecutivo
$10 - $14
Bus from Tijuana to Fresno, CA
Ave. Duration
10 h 20 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$22 - $65
Book at
GotoBus
Plus
$22 - $35
Platinum
$30 - $45
Ejecutivo
$35 - $55
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.

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 San Ysidro, Ca to Los Angeles, Ca
Ave. Duration
3 h
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$19 - $45
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$19 - $29
Flexible
$35 - $45
Bus from Los Angeles, Ca to Fresno, Ca
Ave. Duration
4 h 20 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$26 - $65
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$26 - $45
Flexible
$45 - $65
Night bus from Calexico, Ca to Fresno, Ca
Ave. Duration
10 h 35 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$45 - $120
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$45 - $80
Flexible
$90 - $120
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.

Rome2rio's guide to Amtrak
Contact Details
Phone
+1 1-800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Bus from Los Angeles Union Station Amtrak to Bakersfield Amtrak
Ave. Duration
2 h 40 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Website
amtrak.com
TAP
Website
tap.com.mx
Bus from Mexicali Bus Terminal to Tijuana Bus Terminal
Ave. Duration
2 h 40 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$14 - $20
Schedules at
tap.com.mx
Confort
$14 - $20

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Yes, the driving distance between Mexicali to Fresno is 714 km. It takes approximately 7 h 28 min to drive from Mexicali to Fresno.

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United Airlines, Alaska Airlines, Inc. and American Airlines offer flights from San Diego Airport to Fresno Airport.

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There are 73+ hotels available in Fresno. Prices start at $58 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Mexicali to El Centro Airport is to drive which takes 30 min and costs $40 - $60.

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