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There are 4 ways to get from Mexicali to Gila Bend by bus, car, train or taxi

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Bus, drive

  1. Take the bus from Mexicali to Sonoyta
  2. Drive from Sonoyta to 2nd Av & 5th St
  3. Take the bus from 2nd Av & 5th St to Euclid Av & Hunt St

Cheapest option

Bus

  1. Take the bus from El Centro to Phoenix Sky Harbor Airport/44th Street Station
  2. Take the bus from Desert Sky TC to Gila Bend Family Resource Center

2 alternative options

Bus, train, taxi

  1. Take the bus from Calexico to Yuma
  2. Take the train from Yuma Amtrak to Maricopa
  3. Take a taxi from Maricopa to Gila Bend

Drive

  1. Drive from Mexicali to Gila Bend
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International entry into United States from Mexico

  • Entry is partially open for citizens and permanent residents of Mexico
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Allowed for: All visitors arriving by air. Canada and Mexico land borders are closed to non-essential travel

Restricted for: Foreign nationals that have visited EU Schengen Area, Brazil, China, India, Iran, Ireland, South Africa and United Kingdom in the past 14 days. Canada and Mexico land borders are closed to non-essential travel

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Conditions of entry into United States from Mexico

  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 3 days prior to boarding for air passengers 2 years of age or older
  • Unvaccinated travellers are recommended to quarantine for a minimum of 7 days; take a COVID-19 test 3 days after arriving. If test is positive arrivals need to self-isolate until fully recovered
  • Vaccinated travellers are recommended to get tested with a viral test 3-5 days after travel; self-monitor for COVID-19 symptoms; isolate and get tested if symptoms develop
This applies to arrivals from all countries, with no exceptions

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Considerations leaving from Mexico

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Yes, but conditions apply when entering United States from Mexico.

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Domestic travel is not restricted, but some conditions may apply

  • Face masks are recommended
  • There is a social distancing requirement of 2 metres
  • Domestic border crossings may be subject to approval, testing and quarantine

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The national COVID-19 helpline number in Gila Bend is 800-232-4636.

Wearing a face mask on public transport in Gila Bend is recommended.

The social distance requirement in Gila Bend is 2 metres.

Make yourself known to an official member of staff and/or call the national coronavirus helpline number on 800-232-4636.

No, but conditions apply when returning to Mexico from United States.

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Last updated: 19 Oct 2021
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The cheapest way to get from Mexicali to Gila Bend is to drive which costs $360 - $550 and takes 2h 56m.

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The quickest way to get from Mexicali to Gila Bend is to drive which costs $360 - $550 and takes 2h 56m.

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It is 161 miles from Mexicali to Gila Bend. It is approximately 183 miles to drive.

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It takes approximately 6h 34m to get from Mexicali to Gila Bend, including transfers.

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Yes, the driving distance between Mexicali to Gila Bend is 183 miles. It takes approximately 2h 56m to drive from Mexicali to Gila Bend.

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There are three+ hotels available in Gila Bend. Prices start at $100 USD per night.

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  • Distance: 161.5 miles
  • Duration: 6h 34m

What companies run services between Mexicali, Mexico and Gila Bend, AZ, USA?

You can take a bus from Mexicali to Gila Bend via El Centro, Phoenix Sky Harbor Airport/44th Street Station, 44th St Sky Train Station, 44th St & Thomas Rd, Thomas Rd & 44th St, and Desert Sky TC in around 10h 14m.

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
+1 800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Yuma Amtrak to Maricopa
Ave. Duration
2h 43m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$30 - $50
Schedules at
amtrak.com
Book at
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$30 - $50
Premium
$200 - $280
Flexi Coach Seat
$55 - $80
Business Seat
$50 - $80
Bus operators
Tufesa Mexico
Phone
+52 644 410 2444
Email
atencionaclientes@tufesa.com.mx
Website
tufesa.com.mx
Bus from Mexicali to Sonoyta
Ave. Duration
3h 47m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$17 - $25
Schedules at
tufesa.com.mx
TAP
Phone
800 001 1827
Email
clientestap@tap.com.mx
Website
tap.com.mx
Bus from Mexicali to Sonoyta
Ave. Duration
3h 40m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$20 - $29
Schedules at
tap.com.mx
TAP Plus
$20 - $29
Valley Metro
Phone
(602) 253-5000
Email
csr@valleymetro.org
Website
valleymetro.org
Bus from 2nd Av & 5th St to Euclid Av & Hunt St
Ave. Duration
51 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$2 - $4
Website
Valley Metro
Bus from Desert Sky TC to Gila Bend Family Resource Center
Ave. Duration
2h 30m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$0 - $1
Website
Valley Metro
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 Calexico to Yuma
Ave. Duration
1h 10m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$13 - $20
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$13 - $20
Flexible
$30 - $45
Flixbus USA
Phone
(855) 626-8585
Website
flixbus.com
Bus from El Centro to Phoenix Sky Harbor Airport/44th Street Station
Ave. Duration
4h 25m
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
$13 - $19
Schedules at
flixbus.com
Other operators
Taxi from Maricopa to Gila Bend
Ave. Duration
59 min
Estimated price
$95 - $120

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