There are 8 ways to get from Mexico City to Tijuana by plane, bus, train 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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Fly to Tijuana  •  5 h 33 min

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

$64 - $188

7 alternative options

Fly to Mexicali, bus  •  7 h 48 min

  1. Fly from Mexico City (MEX) to Mexicali (MXL) MEX - MXL
  2. Take the bus from Mexicali to Tijuana

$78 - $204

Fly to San Diego  •  9 h 55 min

  1. Fly from Mexico City (MEX) to San Diego (SAN) MEX - SAN

$174 - $423

Bus Greyhound Mexico  •  34 h 6 min

  1. Take the bus from México Norte to Saltillo Mexico Norte - Saltillo
  2. Take the bus from Saltillo to Tijuana Monterrey-Tijuana Airport / ...

$160 - $270

Bus Autobuses Elite  •  38 h 23 min

  1. Take the bus from Mexico City North Bus Terminal to Guadalajara Primera Plus
  2. Take the bus from Guadalajara to Tijuana

$122 - $144

Bus TAP  •  42 h 55 min

  1. Take the bus from Mexico to Tijuana

$80 - $190

Bus, train  •  2 days 9 h

  1. Take the bus from México Central Norte to San Antonio
  2. Take the train from San Antonio Amtrak to Los Angeles Union Station Amtrak
  3. Take the train from Los Angeles Union Station Amtrak to San Diego Santa Fe Depot Amtrak

$276 - $751

Drive  •  31 h 3 min

  1. Drive from Mexico City to Tijuana 1725.4 miles

$230 - $340

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Mexico City to Tijuana is to fly which costs $1200 - $3600 and takes 5 h 33 min.

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The quickest way to get from Mexico City to Tijuana is to fly which costs $1200 - $3600 and takes 5 h 33 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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It takes approximately 5 h 33 min to get from Mexico City to Tijuana, including transfers.

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No, there is no direct bus from Mexico City to Tijuana. However, there are services departing from Madero and arriving at Tijuana via Mexico City North Bus Terminal and Guadalajara. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 38 h 23 min.

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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 Autobuses del Norte, México Norte, and Saltillo in around 34 h 6 min.

Airlines
Aeroméxico
Website
world.aeromexico.com
Flights from Mexico City to Tijuana
Ave. Duration
3 h 34 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $380
Flights from Mexico City to Mexicali
Ave. Duration
3 h 26 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$70 - $380
Flights from Mexico City to San Diego via Los Angeles
Ave. Duration
5 h 44 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$160 - $650
Volaris
Website
volaris.com
Flights from Mexico City to Tijuana
Ave. Duration
3 h 47 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$65 - $340
Flights from Mexico City to Mexicali
Ave. Duration
3 h 35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$60 - $260
Flights from Mexico City to Mexicali via Guadalajara
Ave. Duration
5 h 50 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$60 - $260
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Mexico City to San Diego via Houston
Ave. Duration
7 h 11 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $750
Flights from Mexico City to San Diego via Los Angeles
Ave. Duration
6 h 58 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $750
Flights from Mexico City to San Diego via San Francisco
Ave. Duration
8 h 2 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $750
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Mexico City to San Diego via Dallas/Ft.Worth
Ave. Duration
7 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $650
Flights from Mexico City to San Diego via Los Angeles
Ave. Duration
8 h 54 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $650
Flights from Mexico City to San Diego via Phoenix
Ave. Duration
8 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $650
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from Mexico City to San Diego via Los Angeles
Ave. Duration
5 h 44 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$160 - $650
Flights from Mexico City to San Diego via Salt Lake City
Ave. Duration
7 h 49 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $650
Flights from Mexico City to San Diego via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
9 h 28 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $650
Flights from Mexico City to San Diego via Las Vegas
Ave. Duration
6 h 48 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$390 - $1,200
Interjet
Website
interjet.com
Flights from Mexico City to Tijuana
Ave. Duration
3 h 37 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$95 - $330
Alaska Airlines, Inc.
Website
alaskaair.com
Flights from Mexico City to San Diego via Los Angeles
Ave. Duration
8 h 2 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $700
Viva Aerobus
Website
vivaaerobus.com
Flights from Mexico City to Tijuana
Ave. Duration
3 h 40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$75 - $270
Southwest Airlines
Website
southwest.com
Flights from Mexico City to San Diego via Houston Hobby Apt
Ave. Duration
8 h
When
Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$230 - $850
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
Train operators
Amtrak
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Contact Details
Phone
+1 1-800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Train from San Antonio Amtrak to Los Angeles Union Station Amtrak
Ave. Duration
28 h 50 min
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
$180 - $550
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$180 - $270
Flexi Coach Seat
$320 - $460
Business Coach Seat
$380 - $550
Room
$700 - $1,000
Train from Los Angeles Union Station Amtrak to San Diego Santa Fe Depot Amtrak
Ave. Duration
2 h 53 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
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
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
ETN
Website
etn.com.mx
Bus from México Norte to Saltillo
Ave. Duration
10 h 45 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$50 - $90
Schedules at
etn.com.mx
Web Advance
$50 - $75
Full Fare
$65 - $90
Greyhound Mexico
Phone
01-800 890 6821
Website
greyhound.com.mx
Bus from Saltillo to Tijuana
Ave. Duration
21 h 15 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$110 - $180
Schedules at
greyhound.com.mx
Primera Plus
Website
primeraplus.com.mx
Bus from Mexico City North Bus Terminal to Guadalajara
Ave. Duration
6 h 25 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$33
Schedules at
primeraplus.com.mx
Omnibus de Mexico
Website
odm.com.mx
Bus from Mexico City North Bus to Guadalajara
Ave. Duration
6 h 30 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$27 - $40
Schedules at
odm.com.mx
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
$97
Primera Select
$105
Grupo Senda
Phone
US: (81) 8151 5253, México: 1 800 733 7330
Website
ticket.gruposenda.com
Bus from México Central Norte to San Antonio
Ave. Duration
21 h 5 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$60 - $120
Schedules at
ticket.gruposenda.com
Diamante
$60 - $90
Ejecutivo
$100 - $106

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