There are 4 ways to get from Palm Springs to Tijuana by bus, train 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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Amtrak Thruway, train  •  6 h 38 min

  1. Take the Amtrak Thruway from Palm Springs, CA to Fullerton, CA 4985 / ...
  2. Take the train from Fullerton Transportation Center to San Diego Santa Fe Depot Amtrak Pacific Surfliner

$34 - $69

Cheapest option

Amtrak Thruway, bus  •  6 h 58 min

  1. Take the Amtrak Thruway from Palm Springs, CA to Fullerton, CA 4985 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Anaheim, Ca to Tijuana Central Bus Term, Mx 9489 / ...

$22 - $71

2 alternative options

Bus  •  11 h 11 min

  1. Take the bus from Indio to San Ysidro Matamoros-Tijuana Airport

$61 - $94

Drive  •  2 h 36 min

  1. Drive from Palm Springs to Tijuana 141.4 miles

$13 - $20

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The cheapest way to get from Palm Springs to Tijuana is to drive which costs $13 - $20 and takes 2 h 36 min.

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The quickest way to get from Palm Springs to Tijuana is to drive which costs $13 - $20 and takes 2 h 36 min.

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The distance between Palm Springs and Tijuana is 96 miles. The road distance is 141.4 miles.

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It takes approximately 6 h 38 min to get from Palm Springs to Tijuana, including transfers.

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No, there is no direct bus from Palm Springs to Tijuana. However, there are services departing from N Palm Cyn at Chino and arriving at Tijuana Central Bus Term, Mx via Indio and San Ysidro, Ca. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 11 h 11 min.

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Palm Springs to Tijuana bus services, operated by Greyhound Mexico, depart from Matamoros station.

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Map of how to get from Palm Springs to Tijuana.
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  • Distance: 96 miles
  • Duration: 6 h 38 min

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

You can take a bus from Palm Springs to Tijuana via Fullerton, CA, Fullerton Transportation Center, Anaheim Amtrak, and Anaheim, Ca in around 6 h 58 min.

Train operators
Amtrak
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Contact Details
Phone
+1 1-800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
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
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Contact Details
Phone
+1 214-849-8100/1-800-231-2222
Email
ifsr@greyhound.com
Website
greyhound.com
Bus from Anaheim, Ca to Tijuana Central Bus Term, Mx
Ave. Duration
3 h 45 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$17 - $40
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$17 - $26
Flexible
$30 - $40
Greyhound Mexico
Phone
01-800 890 6821
Website
greyhound.com.mx
Bus from Indio to San Ysidro
Ave. Duration
7 h 50 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$50 - $75
Schedules at
greyhound.com.mx

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