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There are 5 ways to get from Pacoima to Tijuana by bus, train, car, plane or tram

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Recommended option

Bus  •  4 h 27 min

  1. Take the bus from San Fernando, CA to San Ysidro

$36 - $87

Cheapest option

Line 794 bus, bus  •  6 h 55 min

  1. Take the line 794 bus from San Fernando / Van Nuys to Hill / 7th 94 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Los Angeles, Ca to Tijuana Central Bus Term, Mx 9489 / ...

$23 - $56

3 alternative options

Train  •  7 h 30 min

  1. Take the train from Van Nuys Amtrak Station to San Diego Santa Fe Depot Pacific Surfliner

$49 - $136

Drive  •  2 h 47 min

  1. Drive from Pacoima to Tijuana 160.1 miles

$15 - $23

Line 233 bus, fly, tram, bus  •  5 h 44 min

  1. Take the line 233 bus from Van Nuys / Kewen to Van Nuys / Orange Line
  2. Fly from Los Angeles (LAX) to San Diego (SAN) LAX - SAN
  3. Take the tram from America Plaza Station to San Ysidro/Intl Border
  4. Take the bus from San Ysidro to Tijuana

$125 - $412

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The cheapest way to get from Pacoima to Tijuana is to drive which costs $15 - $23 and takes 2 h 47 min.

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The quickest way to get from Pacoima to Tijuana is to drive which costs $15 - $23 and takes 2 h 47 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Pacoima to Tijuana. However, there are services departing from San Fernando, CA and arriving at Tijuana via San Ysidro. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 4 h 27 min.

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The distance between Pacoima and Tijuana is 148 miles. The road distance is 160.1 miles.

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The best way to get from Pacoima to Tijuana without a car is to bus which takes 4 h 27 min and costs $35 - $90.

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It takes approximately 4 h 27 min to get from Pacoima to Tijuana, including transfers.

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Pacoima to Tijuana bus services, operated by Tufesa, depart from San Fernando, CA station.

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The best way to get from Pacoima to Tijuana is to bus which takes 4 h 27 min and costs $35 - $90. Alternatively, you can train, which costs $45 - $140 and takes 7 h 30 min.

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The quickest flight from Los Angeles Airport to San Diego Airport is the direct flight which takes 46 min.

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Pacoima to Tijuana bus services, operated by Tufesa, arrive at San Ysidro station.

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Map of how to get from Pacoima to Tijuana.
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  • Distance: 147.6 miles
  • Duration: 4 h 27 min

What companies run services between Pacoima, CA, USA and Tijuana, Mexico?

Tufesa operates a bus from Pacoima to Tijuana once daily. Tickets cost $26 - $40 and the journey takes 3 h 30 min. Alternatively, Amtrak operates a train from Pacoima to Tijuana 5 times a day. Tickets cost $35 - $80 and the journey takes 4 h 14 min.

Airlines
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Los Angeles to San Diego
Ave. Duration
50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $600
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Los Angeles to San Diego
Ave. Duration
57 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $650
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from Los Angeles to San Diego
Ave. Duration
54 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $600
Train operators
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
+1 215-856-7924
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Van Nuys Amtrak Station to San Diego Santa Fe Depot
Ave. Duration
4 h 14 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$35 - $80
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$35 - $55
Flexi Coach Seat
$60 - $90
Business Coach Seat
$55 - $80
Room
$180 - $250
San Diego Metro Transit
Phone
+1 619-233-3004
Website
sdmts.com
Tram from America Plaza Station to San Ysidro/Intl Border
Ave. Duration
45 min
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 San Fernando, CA to San Ysidro
Ave. Duration
3 h 30 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$26 - $40
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Metro Los Angeles
Website
metro.net
Bus from San Fernando / Van Nuys to Hill / 7th
Ave. Duration
1 h 31 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$1 - $3
Schedules at
metro.net
Bus from Van Nuys / Kewen to Van Nuys / Orange Line
Ave. Duration
38 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$1 - $3
Schedules at
metro.net
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 Los Angeles, Ca to Tijuana Central Bus Term, Mx
Ave. Duration
4 h 25 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$20 - $50
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$20 - $30
Flexible
$35 - $50
Bus from San Ysidro, Ca to Tijuana Central Bus Term, Mx
Ave. Duration
35 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$8 - $16
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$8 - $11
Flexible
$12 - $16
Greyhound Mexico
Phone
01-800 890 6821
Website
greyhound.com.mx
Bus from Los Angeles to Tijuana
Ave. Duration
4 h 35 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$40 - $60
Schedules at
greyhound.com.mx
Bus from San Ysidro to Tijuana
Ave. Duration
35 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$9 - $50
Schedules at
greyhound.com.mx

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Yes, the driving distance between Pacoima to Tijuana is 160 miles. It takes approximately 2 h 47 min to drive from Pacoima to Tijuana.

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Delta, American Airlines and United Airlines offer flights from Los Angeles Airport to San Diego Airport.

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There are 208+ hotels available in Tijuana. Prices start at $46 USD per night.

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