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There are 4 ways to get from Mexico City to Tijuana by plane, bus or car

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Fly  •  4 h 44 min

  1. Fly from Mexico City (MEX) to Tijuana (TIJ) MEX - TIJ

$62 - $181

3 alternative options

Bus Autobuses Elite  •  39 h 43 min

  1. Take the bus from Mexico Poniente to Guadalajara Central Poniente / ...
  2. Take the bus from Guadalajara to Tijuana

$125 - $165

Bus TAP  •  42 h 54 min

  1. Take the bus from Mexico to Tijuana

$80 - $180

Drive  •  31 h 3 min

  1. Drive from Mexico City to Tijuana 1725.4 miles

$230 - $340

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The cheapest way to get from Mexico City to Tijuana is to fly which costs $1100 - $3500 and takes 4 h 44 min.

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The quickest way to get from Mexico City to Tijuana is to fly which costs $1100 - $3500 and takes 4 h 44 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Mexico City to Tijuana. However, there are services departing from Cierre de Circuito Metro La Raza - Donizetti and arriving at Tijuana via Mexico. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 42 h 54 min.

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The distance between Mexico City and Tijuana is 2297 km. The road distance is 2760.6 km.

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The best way to get from Mexico City to Tijuana without a car is to bus which takes 39 h 43 min and costs $2400 - $3200.

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It takes approximately 4 h 44 min to get from Mexico City to Tijuana, including transfers.

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Mexico City to Tijuana bus services, operated by TAP, depart from Mexico station.

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The best way to get from Mexico City to Tijuana is to fly which takes 4 h 44 min and costs $1100 - $3500. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs $2400 - $3200 and takes 39 h 43 min.

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The quickest flight from Mexico City Airport to Tijuana Airport is the direct flight which takes 3 h 15 min.

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Mexico City to Tijuana bus services, operated by TAP, arrive at Tijuana station.

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Map of how to get from Mexico City to Tijuana.
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  • Distance: 1435.9 miles
  • Duration: 4 h 44 min

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

Hainan, Aeroméxico and three other airlines fly from Mexico City to Tijuana hourly. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Mexico City to Tijuana via Observatorio, Mexico Poniente, and Guadalajara in around 39 h 43 min.

Airlines
Aeroméxico
Website
world.aeromexico.com
Flights from Mexico City to Tijuana
Ave. Duration
3 h 42 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $380
Volaris
Website
volaris.com
Flights from Mexico City to Tijuana
Ave. Duration
3 h 47 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$65 - $340
Interjet
Website
interjet.com
Flights from Mexico City to Tijuana
Ave. Duration
3 h 37 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$95 - $330
Viva Aerobus
Website
vivaaerobus.com
Flights from Mexico City to Tijuana
Ave. Duration
3 h 39 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$75 - $270
Hainan
Website
hainanairlines.com
Flights from Mexico City to Tijuana
Ave. Duration
3 h 15 min
When
Monday, Wednesday and Friday
Estimated price
$170 - $600
Bus operators
ETN
Website
etn.com.mx
Bus from Mexico Poniente to Guadalajara
Ave. Duration
7 h
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$30 - $60
Schedules at
etn.com.mx
Web Advance
$30 - $50
Full Fare
$40 - $60
Regular Price
$49
Internet Discount
$45
Autobuses Elite
Phone
01 800 507 5500, 57290807
Website
facebook.com
Bus from Guadalajara to Tijuana
Ave. Duration
30 h 25 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$95 - $105
Schedules at
estrellablanca.com.mx
Primera
$96
Primera Select
$104

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Tijuana is 2 h behind Mexico City. It is currently 6:21 PM in Mexico City and 4:21 PM in Tijuana.

Yes, the driving distance between Mexico City to Tijuana is 2761 km. It takes approximately 31 h 3 min to drive from Mexico City to Tijuana.

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Hainan, Viva Aerobus, Interjet and two other airlines offer flights from Mexico City Airport to Tijuana Airport.

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There are 197+ hotels available in Tijuana. Prices start at $49 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Mexico City to Mexico City Airport is to line 4 night bus which takes 17 min and costs .

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