There are 11 ways to get from Modesto to Mexicali by bus, train, night bus, car, plane or subway

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

Bus via Los Angeles, Ca  •  13 h 16 min

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

$68 - $149

Cheapest option

Bus Tufesa  •  14 h 9 min

  1. Take the bus from Modesto, Ca to Fresno, Ca
  2. Take the bus from Fresno, CA to Tijuana
  3. Take the bus from Tijuana to Mexicali

$53 - $125

9 alternative options

Train, Amtrak Thruway, bus  •  17 h 41 min

  1. Take the train from Modesto Amtrak to Bakersfield Amtrak
  2. Take the Amtrak Thruway from Bakersfield, CA – Amtrak to Burbank - Bob Hope Airport, CA
  3. Take the train from Burbank Bob Hope Airport Amtrak to San Diego Santa Fe Depot Amtrak
  4. Take the bus from Tijuana to Mexicali

Bus, night bus  •  13 h 42 min

  1. Take the bus from Modesto, Ca to Fresno, Ca 1429 / ...
  2. Take the night bus from Fresno, Ca to Calexico, Ca 9601

$71 - $200

Drive  •  9 h 2 min

  1. Drive from Modesto to Mexicali 539.7 miles

$50 - $80

Bus to Oakland, fly, bus  •  8 h 46 min

  1. Take the bus from Modesto, Ca to Hayward, Ca
  2. Fly from Oakland (OAK) to San Diego (SAN) OAK - SAN
  3. Take the bus from Tijuana to Mexicali

$121 - $416

Bus, BART to San Francisco, fly  •  9 h 52 min

  1. Take the bus from Modesto, Ca to Hayward, Ca
  2. Take the BART from Hayward to Daly City
  3. Fly from San Francisco (SFO) to San Diego (SAN) SFO - SAN
  4. Take the bus from Tijuana to Mexicali

$111 - $379

Bus, bus to San Jose, fly  •  9 h 50 min

  1. Take the bus from Modesto, Ca to Hayward, Ca
  2. Take the bus from Hayward, Ca to San Jose, Ca
  3. Fly from San Jose (SJC) to San Diego (SAN) SJC - SAN
  4. Take the bus from Tijuana to Mexicali

$120 - $438

Bus, bus to Sacramento, fly  •  11 h 2 min

  1. Take the bus from Modesto, Ca to Sacramento, Ca
  2. Take the bus from Capitol Mall at 7th St. to Terminal A
  3. Fly from Sacramento (SMF) to San Diego (SAN) SMF - SAN
  4. Take the bus from Tijuana to Mexicali

$138 - $493

Bus to Fresno, fly, bus  •  10 h 7 min

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

$121 - $382

Train to Stockton, fly, bus  •  8 h 55 min

  1. Take the train from Modesto Amtrak to Stockton San Joaquin Street Station Amtrak
  2. Fly from Stockton (SCK) to San Diego (SAN) SCK - SAN
  3. Take the bus from Tijuana to Mexicali

$124 - $312

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Modesto to Mexicali is to drive which costs $50 - $80 and takes 9 h 2 min.

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The quickest way to get from Modesto to Mexicali is to bus and fly which takes 8 h 46 min and costs $120 - $420.

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The distance between Modesto and Mexicali is 751 km. The road distance is 864 km.

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It takes approximately 13 h 16 min to get from Modesto to Mexicali, including transfers.

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No, there is no direct bus from Modesto to Mexicali. However, there are services departing from Modesto, Ca and arriving at Mexicali via Los Angeles, Ca and Tijuana. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 13 h 16 min.

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

You can take a bus from Modesto to Mexicali via Los Angeles, Ca, San Ysidro, Ca, and Tijuana in around 13 h 16 min.

Airlines
Southwest Airlines
Website
southwest.com
Flights from Oakland to San Diego
Ave. Duration
1 h 29 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $700
Flights from San Francisco to San Diego
Ave. Duration
1 h 36 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $650
Flights from San Jose to San Diego
Ave. Duration
1 h 22 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $650
Flights from Sacramento to San Diego
Ave. Duration
1 h 28 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $900
Alaska Airlines, Inc.
Website
alaskaair.com
Flights from San Francisco to San Diego
Ave. Duration
1 h 35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $550
Flights from San Jose to San Diego
Ave. Duration
1 h 29 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$80 - $500
Flights from Sacramento to San Diego
Ave. Duration
1 h 38 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $1,000
Flights from Fresno to San Diego
Ave. Duration
1 h 22 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $600
Flights from Fresno to San Diego via Los Angeles
Ave. Duration
3 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $850
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from San Francisco to San Diego
Ave. Duration
1 h 35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $550
Flights from Fresno to San Diego via San Francisco
Ave. Duration
3 h 34 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$190 - $650
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Fresno to San Diego via Los Angeles
Ave. Duration
3 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $850
Allegiant Air
Website
allegiantair.com
Flights from Stockton to San Diego
Ave. Duration
1 h 18 min
When
Monday and Friday
Estimated price
$65 - $220
Train operators
Amtrak
Phone
+1 1-800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Modesto Amtrak to Bakersfield Amtrak
Ave. Duration
3 h 57 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$40 - $110
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$40 - $65
Flexi Coach Seat
$70 - $110
Business Coach Seat
$70 - $110
Room
$200 - $280
Train from Burbank Bob Hope Airport Amtrak to San Diego Santa Fe Depot Amtrak
Ave. Duration
4 h 6 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$30 - $80
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$30 - $55
Flexi Coach Seat
$60 - $90
Business Coach Seat
$55 - $80
Room
$170 - $250
Train from Modesto Amtrak to Stockton San Joaquin Street Station Amtrak
Ave. Duration
32 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$21 - $40
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$21 - $35
Flexi Coach Seat
$35 - $55
Business Coach Seat
$28 - $40
Room
$130 - $180
BART
Website
bart.gov
Subway from Hayward to Daly City
Ave. Duration
50 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$4 - $6
Schedules at
bart.gov
Bus operators
Greyhound USA
Phone
+1 214-849-8100/1-800-231-2222
Email
ifsr@greyhound.com
Website
greyhound.com
Bus from Modesto, Ca to Los Angeles, Ca
Ave. Duration
6 h 35 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$35 - $85
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$35 - $55
Flexible
$65 - $85
Bus from Los Angeles, Ca to San Ysidro, Ca
Ave. Duration
2 h 55 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$19 - $45
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$19 - $29
Flexible
$30 - $45
Bus from Modesto, Ca to Fresno, Ca
Ave. Duration
1 h 55 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$15 - $35
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$15 - $23
Flexible
$27 - $35
Night bus from Fresno, Ca to Calexico, Ca
Ave. Duration
9 h 45 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$45 - $120
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$45 - $75
Flexible
$90 - $120
Bus from Modesto, Ca to Hayward, Ca
Ave. Duration
1 h 25 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$13 - $30
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$13 - $19
Flexible
$23 - $30
Bus from Hayward, Ca to San Jose, Ca
Ave. Duration
45 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$9 - $21
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$9 - $14
Flexible
$16 - $21
Bus from Modesto, Ca to Sacramento, Ca
Ave. Duration
1 h 40 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$14 - $35
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$14 - $21
Flexible
$25 - $35
ABC
Website
abc.com.mx
Bus from Tijuana to Mexicali
Ave. Duration
2 h 30 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$14 - $20
Schedules at
reservamos.mx
Book at
reservamos.mx
Aguacaliente
Phone
6646212955
Email
atencionaclientes@autobusesaguacaliente.com.mx
Website
autobusesaguacaliente.com.mx
Bus from Tijuana to Mexicali
Ave. Duration
2 h
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$16
Schedules at
autobusesaguacaliente.com.mx
Tufesa
Phone
016444102444
Website
tufesa.com.mx
Bus from Fresno, CA to Tijuana
Ave. Duration
8 h
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$20 - $65
Schedules at
tufesa.com.mx
Book at
gotobus.com
Plus
$20 - $30
Platinum
$30 - $40
Ejecutivo
$35 - $50
Yolobus
Phone
+1 530-666-2877
Website
yolobus.com
Bus from Capitol Mall at 7th St. to Terminal A
Ave. Duration
1 h 50 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$2
Schedules at
yolobus.com

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