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There are 7 ways to get from Nogales to Tijuana by bus, plane, tram, shuttle, taxi 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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Bus to Tucson, fly to San Diego, tram, bus  •  6h 40m

  1. Take the bus from Nogales, AZ to Tucson, AZ
  2. Fly from Tucson (TUS) to San Diego (SAN) TUS - SAN
  3. Take the tram from America Plaza Station to San Ysidro/Intl Border
  4. Take the bus from San Ysidro to Tijuana

$161 - $391

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Bus TAP  •  13h 13m

  1. Take the bus from Nogales to Santa Ana Tap
  2. Take the bus from Santa Ana to Caborca TAP
  3. Take the bus from Caborca TAP to Tijuana

$50 - $77

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Bus to Hermosillo, fly to Tijuana  •  7h 20m

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

$72 - $240

Bus, shuttle to Phoenix, fly to San Diego, tram  •  8h 58m

  1. Take the bus from Nogales, AZ to Tucson, AZ
  2. Take a shuttle bus from Tucson to Phoenix Sky Harbor Airport, AZ
  3. Fly from Phoenix (PHX) to San Diego (SAN) PHX - SAN
  4. Take the tram from America Plaza Station to San Ysidro/Intl Border
  5. Take the bus from San Ysidro to Tijuana

$165 - $417

Bus Greyhound Mexico  •  12h 35m

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

$69 - $102

Taxi  •  7h 41m

  1. Take a taxi from Nogales to Tijuana 490.2 miles

$140 - $180

Drive  •  7h 41m

  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 $950 - $1500 and takes 13h 13m.

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The quickest way to get from Nogales to Tijuana is to bus and fly and tram which costs $3100 - $8000 and takes 6h 40m.

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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 Ímuris. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 12h 35m.

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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 12h 35m and costs $1300 - $2000.

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It takes approximately 6h 40m to get from Nogales to Tijuana, including transfers.

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Nogales to Tijuana bus services, operated by Tufesa Mexico, depart from Nogales station.

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The quickest flight from Tucson Airport to San Diego Airport is the direct flight which takes 1h 15m.

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Nogales to Tijuana bus services, operated by Greyhound Mexico, arrive at Tijuana station.

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Tijuana is 1h behind Nogales. It is currently 2:17 AM in Nogales and 1:17 AM in Tijuana.

Map of how to get from Nogales to Tijuana.
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  • Distance: 367.1 miles
  • Duration: 6h 40m

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

You can take a bus from Nogales to Tijuana via Ímuris in around 12h 35m.

Airlines
Southwest Airlines
Website
southwest.com
Flights from Tucson to San Diego
Ave. Duration
1h 19m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $750
Flights from Phoenix to San Diego
Ave. Duration
1h 13m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $550
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Tucson to San Diego via Phoenix
Ave. Duration
3h 20m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$230 - $750
Flights from Phoenix to San Diego
Ave. Duration
1h 13m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $600
Volaris
Website
volaris.com
Flights from Hermosillo to Tijuana
Ave. Duration
1h 36m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$60 - $250
Train operators
San Diego Metro Transit
Phone
+1 619-233-3004
Website
sdmts.com
Tram from America Plaza Station to San Ysidro/Intl Border
Ave. Duration
45m
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$3
Schedules at
sdmts.com
Bus operators
Tufesa
Phone
7022546899
Email
serviciosvegas@hotmail.com
Website
tufesabus.com
Bus from Nogales, AZ to Tucson, AZ
Ave. Duration
1h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$14 - $20
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Greyhound Mexico
Phone
01-800 890 6821
Website
greyhound.com.mx
Bus from San Ysidro to Tijuana
Ave. Duration
35m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$9 - $50
Schedules at
greyhound.com.mx
Bus from Ímuris to Tijuana
Ave. Duration
10h 35m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$60 - $90
Schedules at
greyhound.com.mx
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 Ysidro, Ca to Tijuana Central Bus Term, Mx
Ave. Duration
35m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$8 - $16
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$8 - $11
Flexible
$12 - $16
TAP
Website
tap.com.mx
Bus from Nogales TAP to Hermosillo
Ave. Duration
3h 30m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$10 - $26
Schedules at
tap.com.mx
Confort
$19 - $26
Bus from Nogales to Santa Ana
Ave. Duration
1h 30m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$11 - $16
Schedules at
tap.com.mx
Confort
$11 - $16
Bus from Santa Ana to Caborca TAP
Ave. Duration
1h 30m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$11 - $16
Schedules at
tap.com.mx
Confort
$11 - $16
Bus from Caborca TAP to Tijuana
Ave. Duration
8h 50m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$30 - $45
Schedules at
tap.com.mx
Confort
$30 - $45
Tufesa Mexico
Phone
(604) 952 0138
Website
tufesa.com.mx
Bus from Nogales to Hermosillo
Ave. Duration
4h 31m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$14 - $23
Schedules at
tufesa.com.mx
Bus from Nogales to Ímuris
Ave. Duration
1h
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$8 - $12
Schedules at
tufesa.com.mx
Bus from Nogales to Santa Ana
Ave. Duration
1h 39m
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$10 - $14
Schedules at
tufesa.com.mx
Bus from Santa Ana to Caborca
Ave. Duration
1h 38m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$10 - $14
Schedules at
tufesa.com.mx
Arizona Shuttle
Other operators
Taxi from Nogales to Tijuana
Ave. Duration
7h 41m
Estimated price
$140 - $180

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Yes, the driving distance between Nogales to Tijuana is 784 km. It takes approximately 7h 41m 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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There are 240+ hotels available in Tijuana. Prices start at $50 USD per night.

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