There are 8 ways to get from New York to Tijuana by plane, train, night bus, 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.

Recommended option

Fly Newark to San Diego  •  9 h 1 min

  1. Fly from Newark (EWR) to San Diego (SAN) EWR - SAN

$188 - $592

Cheapest option

Fly New York JFK to San Diego  •  9 h 19 min

  1. Fly from New York JFK (JFK) to San Diego (SAN) JFK - SAN

$187 - $494

6 alternative options

Train to Philadelphia, fly to San Diego  •  10 h 14 min

  1. Take the train from New York Penn Station to Philadelphia 30th Street Station Amtrak
  2. Fly from Philadelphia (PHL) to San Diego (SAN) PHL - SAN

$266 - $663

Fly Newark to Santa Ana, night bus  •  12 h 12 min

  1. Fly from Newark (EWR) to Santa Ana (SNA) EWR - SNA
  2. Take the night bus from Santa Ana, Ca to Tijuana Central Bus Term, Mx

$226 - $763

Train to Baltimore, fly to San Diego  •  10 h 47 min

  1. Take the train from New York Penn Station to BWI Marshall Airport Amtrak
  2. Fly from Baltimore (BWI) to San Diego (SAN) BWI - SAN

$267 - $883

Train  •  2 days 18 h

  1. Take the train from New York Penn Station to Chicago Union Station Amtrak
  2. Take the train from Chicago Union Station Amtrak to Fullerton Transportation Center
  3. Take the train from Fullerton Transportation Center to San Diego Santa Fe Depot Amtrak

$433 - $1,287

Bus  •  3 days 0 h

  1. Take the bus from New York, Ny to Los Angeles, Ca 1683
  2. Take the bus from Los Angeles, Ca to Tijuana Central Bus Term, Mx 9483 / ...

$284 - $712

Drive  •  45 h 8 min

  1. Drive from New York to Tijuana 2828.4 miles

$370 - $550

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from New York to Tijuana is to fly which costs $180 - $600 and takes 9 h 1 min.

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The quickest way to get from New York to Tijuana is to fly which costs $180 - $600 and takes 9 h 1 min.

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The distance between New York and Tijuana is 2441 miles. The road distance is 2828.4 miles.

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It takes approximately 9 h 1 min to get from New York to Tijuana, including transfers.

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No, there is no direct bus from New York to Tijuana. However, there are services departing from New York, Ny and arriving at Tijuana Central Bus Term, Mx via Los Angeles, Ca. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 3 days 0 h.

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What companies run services between New York, NY, USA and Tijuana, Mexico?

United Airlines, Southwest Airlines and three other airlines fly from New York to Tijuana hourly. Alternatively, you can take a train from New York to Tijuana via Chicago Union Station Amtrak, Fullerton Transportation Center, San Diego Santa Fe Depot Amtrak, America Plaza Station, and San Ysidro/Intl Border in around 2 days 18 h.

Airlines
Southwest Airlines
Website
southwest.com
Flights from Newark to San Diego
Ave. Duration
5 h 51 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$290 - $950
Flights from Newark to San Diego via Chicago Midway
Ave. Duration
7 h 30 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$290 - $950
Flights from Newark to San Diego via St. Louis
Ave. Duration
7 h 35 min
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$290 - $950
Flights from Philadelphia to San Diego via Nashville
Ave. Duration
7 h 15 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$260 - $1,100
Flights from Philadelphia to San Diego via Chicago Midway
Ave. Duration
7 h 15 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$260 - $1,100
Flights from Philadelphia to San Diego via Phoenix
Ave. Duration
7 h 15 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$260 - $1,100
Flights from Philadelphia to San Diego via Denver
Ave. Duration
7 h 20 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$260 - $1,100
Flights from Newark to Santa Ana via Chicago Midway
Ave. Duration
7 h 25 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$300 - $1,200
Flights from Baltimore to San Diego
Ave. Duration
5 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$270 - $1,000
Flights from Baltimore to San Diego via Nashville
Ave. Duration
6 h 51 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$270 - $1,000
Flights from Baltimore to San Diego via St. Louis
Ave. Duration
6 h 50 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$270 - $1,000
Flights from Baltimore to San Diego via Phoenix
Ave. Duration
6 h 55 min
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$270 - $1,000
Flights from Baltimore to San Diego via Las Vegas
Ave. Duration
7 h
When
Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$270 - $1,000
Flights from Baltimore to San Diego via Chicago Midway
Ave. Duration
7 h 8 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$270 - $1,000
Flights from Baltimore to San Diego via Denver
Ave. Duration
7 h 10 min
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$270 - $1,000
Flights from Baltimore to San Diego via Albuquerque
Ave. Duration
7 h 10 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$270 - $1,000
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Newark to San Diego
Ave. Duration
5 h 44 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$230 - $1,100
Flights from Newark to San Diego via Washington Dulles
Ave. Duration
7 h 24 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$230 - $1,100
Flights from Newark to San Diego via Denver
Ave. Duration
7 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$230 - $1,100
Flights from Newark to San Diego via Los Angeles
Ave. Duration
7 h 28 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$230 - $1,100
Flights from Newark to San Diego via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
7 h 28 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$230 - $1,100
Flights from Newark to San Diego via Houston
Ave. Duration
7 h 33 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$230 - $1,100
Flights from Philadelphia to San Diego via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
7 h 14 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $800
Flights from Philadelphia to San Diego via Denver
Ave. Duration
7 h 24 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $800
Flights from Philadelphia to San Diego via Washington Dulles
Ave. Duration
7 h 29 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $800
Flights from Newark to Santa Ana
Ave. Duration
5 h 52 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$240 - $1,100
Flights from Newark to Santa Ana via Denver
Ave. Duration
7 h 35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$240 - $1,100
Flights from Newark to Santa Ana via Houston
Ave. Duration
7 h 50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$240 - $1,100
Flights from Newark to Santa Ana via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
7 h 48 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$240 - $1,100
Flights from Baltimore to San Diego via Denver
Ave. Duration
7 h 4 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $1,300
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Newark to San Diego via Charlotte
Ave. Duration
7 h 31 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$220 - $1,100
Flights from New York JFK to San Diego
Ave. Duration
6 h 4 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $800
Flights from New York JFK to San Diego via Phoenix
Ave. Duration
7 h 46 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $800
Flights from New York JFK to San Diego via Los Angeles
Ave. Duration
7 h 48 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $800
Flights from New York JFK to San Diego via Dallas/Ft.Worth
Ave. Duration
8 h 2 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $800
Flights from Philadelphia to San Diego
Ave. Duration
5 h 37 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $950
Flights from Philadelphia to San Diego via Dallas/Ft.Worth
Ave. Duration
7 h 17 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $950
Flights from Philadelphia to San Diego via Charlotte
Ave. Duration
7 h 26 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $950
Flights from Philadelphia to San Diego via Los Angeles
Ave. Duration
7 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $950
Flights from Newark to Santa Ana via Dallas/Ft.Worth
Ave. Duration
7 h 38 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$230 - $1,100
Flights from Newark to Santa Ana via Phoenix
Ave. Duration
7 h 47 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$230 - $1,100
Flights from Newark to Santa Ana via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
7 h 49 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$230 - $1,100
Flights from Baltimore to San Diego via Dallas/Ft.Worth
Ave. Duration
7 h 8 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $1,200
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from Newark to San Diego via Detroit
Ave. Duration
7 h 24 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$260 - $1,100
Flights from Newark to San Diego via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
7 h 29 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$260 - $1,100
Flights from New York JFK to San Diego
Ave. Duration
6 h 6 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $850
Flights from Philadelphia to San Diego via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
7 h 19 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $950
Flights from Philadelphia to San Diego via Detroit
Ave. Duration
7 h 24 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $950
Flights from Newark to Santa Ana via Minneapolis
Ave. Duration
7 h 44 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$290 - $1,400
Alaska Airlines, Inc.
Website
alaskaair.com
Flights from Newark to San Diego
Ave. Duration
6 h 6 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $900
Flights from Newark to Santa Ana via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
7 h 49 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$230 - $1,100
Flights from Baltimore to San Diego
Ave. Duration
5 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $1,000
JetBlue Airways
Website
jetblue.com
Flights from New York JFK to San Diego
Ave. Duration
6 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $900
Sun Country Airlines
Website
suncountry.com
Flights from New York JFK to San Diego via Minneapolis
Ave. Duration
8 h 1 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$280 - $1,200
Frontier Airlines
Website
flyfrontier.com
Flights from Philadelphia to San Diego via Covington
Ave. Duration
7 h 22 min
When
Tuesday
Estimated price
$210 - $800
Spirit Airlines
Website
spirit.com
Flights from Baltimore to San Diego
Ave. Duration
5 h 21 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $950
Train operators
Amtrak Acela Express
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Contact Details
Phone
+1 1-800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Train from New York Penn Station to Philadelphia 30th Street Station Amtrak
Ave. Duration
1 h 9 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$75 - $210
Website
amtrak.com
Business Seat
$75 - $180
First Class Seat
$150 - $210
Train from New York Penn Station to BWI Marshall Airport Amtrak
Ave. Duration
2 h 29 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$110 - $310
Website
amtrak.com
Business Seat
$110 - $240
First Class Seat
$200 - $310
Amtrak
Rome2rio's guide to Amtrak
Contact Details
Phone
+1 1-800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Train from New York Penn Station to Chicago Union Station Amtrak
Ave. Duration
19 h 5 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$120 - $370
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$120 - $190
Flexi Coach Seat
$220 - $330
Business Coach Seat
$260 - $370
Room
$500 - $700
Train from Chicago Union Station Amtrak to Fullerton Transportation Center
Ave. Duration
41 h 54 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$270 - $850
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$270 - $400
Flexi Coach Seat
$480 - $700
Business Coach Seat
$550 - $850
Room
$1,000 - $1,400
Train from Fullerton Transportation Center to San Diego Santa Fe Depot Amtrak
Ave. Duration
2 h 22 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$30 - $65
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$30 - $45
Flexi Coach Seat
$50 - $80
Business Coach Seat
$45 - $65
Room
$160 - $220
Bus operators
Greyhound USA
Rome2rio's guide to Greyhound USA
Contact Details
Phone
+1 214-849-8100/1-800-231-2222
Email
ifsr@greyhound.com
Website
greyhound.com
Night bus from Santa Ana, Ca to Tijuana Central Bus Term, Mx
Ave. Duration
3 h 5 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$17 - $40
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$17 - $26
Flexible
$30 - $40
Bus from New York, Ny to Los Angeles, Ca
Ave. Duration
2 days 20 h
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$260 - $700
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$260 - $430
Flexible
$500 - $700
Bus from Los Angeles, Ca to Tijuana Central Bus Term, Mx
Ave. Duration
4 h
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$20 - $50
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$20 - $35
Flexible
$35 - $50

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