There are 9 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.

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Fly Newark to San Diego  •  8 h 55 min

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

$188 - $592

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Fly New York JFK to San Diego  •  9 h 21 min

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

$188 - $492

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
  2. Fly from Philadelphia (PHL) to San Diego (SAN) PHL - SAN

$266 - $663

Fly Newark to Santa Ana, night bus  •  12 h 8 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 56 min

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

$267 - $882

Fly New York JFK to Santa Ana, night bus  •  12 h 40 min

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

$246 - $853

Train  •  2 days 18 h

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

$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 9489 / ...

$284 - $712

Drive  •  45 h 8 min

  1. Drive from New York to Tijuana 2828.4 miles

$370 - $550

Questions & Answers

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

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The best way to get from New York to Tijuana without a car is to bus which takes 3 days 0 h and costs .

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It takes approximately 8 h 55 min to get from New York to Tijuana, including transfers.

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New York to Tijuana bus services, operated by Greyhound USA, depart from New York, Ny station.

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The best way to get from New York to Tijuana is to fly which takes 8 h 55 min and costs . Alternatively, you can train, which costs and takes 2 days 18 h, you could also bus, which costs and takes 3 days 0 h.

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The quickest flight from Newark Airport to San Diego Airport is the direct flight which takes 5 h 31 min.

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New York to Tijuana bus services, operated by Greyhound USA, arrive at Tijuana Central Bus Term, Mx station.

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Tijuana is 3 h behind New York. It is currently 11:22 PM in New York and 8:22 PM in Tijuana.

Yes, the driving distance between New York to Tijuana is 2828 miles. It takes approximately 45 h 8 min to drive from New York to Tijuana.

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  • Distance: 2440.6 miles
  • Duration: 8 h 55 min

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, Fullerton Transportation Center, San Diego Santa Fe Depot, 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 46 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$290 - $950
Flights from Newark to San Diego via Phoenix
Ave. Duration
7 h 25 min
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$290 - $950
Flights from Philadelphia to San Diego via St. Louis
Ave. Duration
7 h 5 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$260 - $1,100
Flights from Philadelphia to San Diego via Nashville
Ave. Duration
7 h 10 min
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$260 - $1,100
Flights from Philadelphia to San Diego via Phoenix
Ave. Duration
7 h 20 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$260 - $1,100
Flights from Philadelphia to San Diego via Denver
Ave. Duration
7 h 35 min
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$260 - $1,100
Flights from Philadelphia to San Diego via Chicago Midway
Ave. Duration
7 h 35 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$260 - $1,100
Flights from Newark to Santa Ana via Phoenix
Ave. Duration
7 h 43 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$300 - $1,200
Flights from Baltimore to San Diego
Ave. Duration
5 h 32 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$270 - $1,000
Flights from Baltimore to San Diego via Nashville
Ave. Duration
6 h 52 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$270 - $1,000
Flights from Baltimore to San Diego via Chicago Midway
Ave. Duration
7 h 10 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$270 - $1,000
Flights from Baltimore to San Diego via Phoenix
Ave. Duration
7 h 10 min
When
Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$270 - $1,000
Flights from Baltimore to San Diego via Kansas City
Ave. Duration
7 h 10 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$270 - $1,000
Flights from Baltimore to San Diego via Las Vegas
Ave. Duration
7 h 17 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$270 - $1,000
Flights from Baltimore to San Diego via Dallas
Ave. Duration
7 h 20 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$270 - $1,000
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Newark to San Diego
Ave. Duration
5 h 47 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 31 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$230 - $1,100
Flights from Newark to San Diego via Washington Dulles
Ave. Duration
7 h 31 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$230 - $1,100
Flights from Newark to San Diego via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
7 h 36 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$230 - $1,100
Flights from Philadelphia to San Diego via Washington Dulles
Ave. Duration
7 h 26 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $800
Flights from Philadelphia to San Diego via Denver
Ave. Duration
7 h 32 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $800
Flights from Philadelphia to San Diego via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
7 h 32 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday and Friday
Estimated price
$190 - $800
Flights from Newark to Santa Ana
Ave. Duration
6 h 1 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$240 - $1,100
Flights from Newark to Santa Ana via Denver
Ave. Duration
7 h 51 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$240 - $1,100
Flights from Newark to Santa Ana via Houston
Ave. Duration
7 h 58 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$240 - $1,100
Flights from Newark to Santa Ana via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
8 h
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$240 - $1,100
Flights from Baltimore to San Diego via Denver
Ave. Duration
7 h 7 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $1,300
Flights from Baltimore to San Diego via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
7 h 17 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $1,300
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Newark to San Diego via Phoenix
Ave. Duration
7 h 37 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$220 - $1,100
Flights from New York JFK to San Diego
Ave. Duration
5 h 58 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $800
Flights from New York JFK to San Diego via Phoenix
Ave. Duration
7 h 47 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $800
Flights from New York JFK to San Diego via Charlotte
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 Philadelphia to San Diego
Ave. Duration
5 h 36 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $950
Flights from Philadelphia to San Diego via Phoenix
Ave. Duration
7 h 32 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $950
Flights from Philadelphia to San Diego via Los Angeles
Ave. Duration
7 h 32 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $950
Flights from Newark to Santa Ana via Phoenix
Ave. Duration
7 h 39 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$230 - $1,100
Flights from Newark to Santa Ana via Dallas/Ft.Worth
Ave. Duration
7 h 55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$230 - $1,100
Flights from New York JFK to Santa Ana via Phoenix
Ave. Duration
7 h 48 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$220 - $800
Flights from New York JFK to Santa Ana via Dallas/Ft.Worth
Ave. Duration
8 h 37 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$230 - $850
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from New York JFK to San Diego
Ave. Duration
6 h 7 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $850
Flights from New York JFK to San Diego via Las Vegas
Ave. Duration
8 h 1 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$190 - $850
Flights from Philadelphia to San Diego via Detroit
Ave. Duration
7 h 21 min
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$200 - $950
Flights from Philadelphia to San Diego via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
7 h 33 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$200 - $950
Flights from Newark to Santa Ana via Detroit
Ave. Duration
7 h 47 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$290 - $1,400
Flights from Newark to Santa Ana via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
7 h 55 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$290 - $1,400
Flights from Newark to Santa Ana via Salt Lake City
Ave. Duration
7 h 59 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$290 - $1,400
Flights from Baltimore to San Diego via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
7 h 16 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$240 - $1,200
Flights from New York JFK to Santa Ana
Ave. Duration
6 h 14 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$210 - $850
Flights from New York JFK to Santa Ana via Salt Lake City
Ave. Duration
8 h 54 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $850
Flights from New York JFK to Santa Ana via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
8 h 53 min
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$220 - $900
Flights from New York JFK to Santa Ana via Minneapolis
Ave. Duration
8 h 46 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $850
Flights from New York JFK to Santa Ana via Las Vegas
Ave. Duration
9 h 9 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $850
Alaska Airlines, Inc.
Website
alaskaair.com
Flights from Newark to San Diego
Ave. Duration
6 h 3 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $900
Flights from Baltimore to San Diego
Ave. Duration
5 h 30 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
Train operators
Amtrak Acela Express

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 1-800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Train from New York Penn Station to Philadelphia 30th Street Station
Ave. Duration
1 h 7 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$75 - $210
Website
amtrak.com
Business Seat
$75 - $180
First Class Seat
$150 - $210
Train from New York Penn Station to BWI Airport Amtrak
Ave. Duration
2 h 24 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$110 - $310
Website
amtrak.com
Business Seat
$110 - $240
First Class Seat
$200 - $310
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 1-800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Train from New York Penn Station to Chicago Union Station
Ave. Duration
19 h 10 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 to Fullerton Transportation Center
Ave. Duration
42 h 4 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
Ave. Duration
2 h 24 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

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
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 25 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
$20 - $50
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$20 - $30
Flexible
$35 - $50

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Alaska Airlines, Inc., American Airlines, Southwest Airlines and United Airlines offer flights from Newark Airport to San Diego Airport.

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