There are 8 ways to get from Nogales to Tijuana by bus, plane, taxi or car

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Bus to Tucson, fly to San Diego, line 9455 bus  •  6 h 12 min

  1. Take the bus from Nogales, AZ to Tucson, AZ
  2. Fly from Tucson (TUS) to San Diego (SAN) TUS - SAN
  3. Take the line 9455 bus from San Diego, Ca to Tijuana Central Bus Term, Mx

$151 - $353

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Bus via San Luis Río Colorado  •  11 h 11 min

  1. Take the bus from Nogales to Santa Ana
  2. Take the bus from Santa Ana to Caborca TAP
  3. Take the bus from Caborca TAP to San Luis Río Colorado
  4. Take the bus from San Luis Río Colorado to Tijuana

$59 - $90

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Bus to Hermosillo, fly to Tijuana  •  7 h 30 min

  1. Take the bus from Nogales TAP to Hermosillo
  2. Fly from Hermosillo (HMO) to Tijuana (TIJ) HMO - TIJ

$77 - $255

Bus to Phoenix, fly to San Diego, line 9455 bus  •  8 h 26 min

  1. Take the bus from Nogales, AZ to Tucson, AZ
  2. Fly from Phoenix (PHX) to San Diego (SAN) PHX - SAN
  3. Take the line 9455 bus from San Diego, Ca to Tijuana Central Bus Term, Mx

$156 - $378

Bus Greyhound Mexico  •  12 h 21 min

  1. Take the bus from Nogales to Ímuris Tufesa
  2. Take the bus from Ímuris to Tijuana Monterrey-Tijuana 2

$67 - $108

Bus Greyhound USA  •  14 h 11 min

  1. Take the bus from Nogales to Phoenix, Az 9492 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Phoenix, Az to San Diego, Ca 6317 / ...

$73 - $176

Taxi  •  7 h 41 min

  1. Take a taxi from Nogales to Tijuana 490.2 miles

$140 - $180

Drive  •  7 h 41 min

  1. Drive from Nogales to Tijuana 490.2 miles

$65 - $95

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The cheapest way to get from Nogales to Tijuana is to bus which costs $1100 - $1700 and takes 11 h 11 min.

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The quickest way to get from Nogales to Tijuana is to bus and fly and line 9455 bus which costs $2800 - $7000 and takes 6 h 12 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Nogales to Tijuana. However, there are services departing from Nogales and arriving at Tijuana via Santa Ana, Caborca TAP and San Luis Río Colorado. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 11 h 11 min.

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The distance between Nogales and Tijuana is 587 km. The road distance is 784.3 km.

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The best way to get from Nogales to Tijuana without a car is to bus which takes 11 h 11 min and costs $1100 - $1700.

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It takes approximately 6 h 12 min to get from Nogales to Tijuana, including transfers.

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Nogales to Tijuana bus services, operated by Greyhound USA, depart from Nogales station.

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The quickest flight from Tucson Airport to San Diego Airport is the direct flight which takes 1 h 10 min.

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Nogales to Tijuana bus services, operated by Greyhound USA, arrive at San Diego, Ca station.

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Tijuana is 1 h behind Nogales. It is currently 3:43 AM in Nogales and 3:43 AM in Tijuana.

Map of how to get from Nogales to Tijuana.
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  • Distance: 367.1 miles
  • Duration: 6 h 12 min

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

You can take a bus from Nogales to Tijuana via Santa Ana, Caborca TAP, and San Luis Río Colorado in around 11 h 11 min.

Airlines
Southwest Airlines
Website
southwest.com
Flights from Tucson to San Diego
Ave. Duration
1 h 14 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $750
Flights from Tucson to San Diego via Las Vegas
Ave. Duration
3 h 18 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$210 - $750
Flights from Phoenix to San Diego
Ave. Duration
1 h 7 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $550
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Tucson to San Diego via Phoenix
Ave. Duration
3 h 3 min
When
Thursday
Estimated price
$230 - $750
Flights from Phoenix to San Diego
Ave. Duration
1 h 11 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $600
Volaris
Website
volaris.com
Flights from Hermosillo to Tijuana
Ave. Duration
1 h 29 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$60 - $250
Bus operators
Tufesa
Phone
7022546899
Email
serviciosvegas@hotmail.com
Website
tufesabus.com
Bus from Nogales, AZ to Tucson, AZ
Ave. Duration
1 h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$7 - $17
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GotoBus
Plus
$7 - $11
Platinum
$12 - $16
Ejecutivo
$11 - $17
Bus from Nogales to Hermosillo
Ave. Duration
3 h 30 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$13 - $30
Book at
GotoBus
Plus
$13 - $19
Platinum
$20 - $26
Ejecutivo
$21 - $30
Bus from Nogales to Santa Ana
Ave. Duration
1 h 16 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$7 - $17
Book at
GotoBus
Plus
$7 - $12
Platinum
$12 - $16
Ejecutivo
$12 - $17
Bus from Santa Ana to Caborca
Ave. Duration
1 h 35 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$7 - $17
Book at
GotoBus
Plus
$7 - $12
Platinum
$12 - $16
Ejecutivo
$12 - $17
Bus from Nogales to Ímuris
Ave. Duration
46 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$6 - $14
Book at
GotoBus
Plus
$6 - $10
Platinum
$10 - $14
Ejecutivo
$9 - $14
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
Bus from San Diego, Ca to Tijuana Central Bus Term, Mx
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$9 - $20
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$9 - $13
Flexible
$15 - $20
Bus from Nogales to Phoenix, Az
Ave. Duration
4 h 30 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$23 - $60
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$23 - $40
Flexible
$40 - $60
Bus from Phoenix, Az to San Diego, Ca
Ave. Duration
8 h 5 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$40 - $100
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$40 - $65
Flexible
$75 - $100
TAP
Website
tap.com.mx
Bus from Nogales TAP to Hermosillo
Ave. Duration
3 h 30 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$10 - $27
Schedules at
tap.com.mx
Confort
$19 - $27
Bus from Santa Ana to Caborca TAP
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$11 - $16
Schedules at
tap.com.mx
Confort
$11 - $16
Bus from Caborca TAP to San Luis Río Colorado
Ave. Duration
4 h 20 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$23 - $35
Schedules at
tap.com.mx
Confort
$23 - $35
Aguacaliente
Phone
6646212955
Email
atencionaclientes@autobusesaguacaliente.com.mx
Website
autobusesaguacaliente.com.mx
Bus from San Luis Río Colorado to Tijuana
Ave. Duration
2 h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$21
Schedules at
autobusesaguacaliente.com.mx
Greyhound Mexico
Phone
01-800 890 6821
Website
greyhound.com.mx
Bus from Ímuris to Tijuana
Ave. Duration
10 h 35 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$60 - $95
Schedules at
greyhound.com.mx
Other operators
Taxi from Nogales to Tijuana
Ave. Duration
7 h 41 min
Estimated price
$140 - $180

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Yes, the driving distance between Nogales to Tijuana is 784 km. It takes approximately 7 h 41 min to drive from Nogales to Tijuana.

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American Airlines and Southwest Airlines offer flights from Tucson Airport to San Diego Airport.

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