There are 5 ways to get from Phoenix to Ensenada by bus, car or plane

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Bus Greyhound USA  •  8 h 55 min

  1. Take the bus from Phoenix, Az to Calexico, Ca 6317 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Mexicali to Ensenada

$56 - $143

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Bus  •  12 h 50 min

  1. Take the bus from Phoenix to Mexicali Juárez-Mexicali
  2. Take the bus from Mexicali to Ensenada

$66 - $95

Drive  •  7 h 15 min

  1. Drive from Phoenix to Ensenada 396.5 miles

$35 - $60

Fly to San Diego, bus  •  7 h 26 min

  1. Fly from Phoenix (PHX) to San Diego (SAN) PHX - SAN
  2. Take the bus from Tijuana to Ensenada

$110 - $300

Fly to Yuma, bus  •  8 h 46 min

  1. Fly from Phoenix (PHX) to Yuma (YUM) PHX - YUM
  2. Take the bus from San Luis Río Colorado to Mexicali Bus Terminal
  3. Take the bus from Mexicali to Ensenada

$148 - $264

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No, there is no direct bus from Phoenix to Ensenada. However, there are services departing from Phoenix, Az and arriving at Ensenada via Calexico,CA and Mexicali. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 8 h 55 min.

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The distance between Phoenix and Ensenada is 287 miles. The road distance is 396.5 miles.

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The best way to get from Phoenix to Ensenada without a car is to bus which takes 8 h 55 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 8 h 55 min to get from Phoenix to Ensenada, including transfers.

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Phoenix to Ensenada bus services, operated by Greyhound USA, depart from Phoenix, Az station.

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The quickest flight from Phoenix Airport to San Diego Airport is the direct flight which takes 1 h 5 min.

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Phoenix to Ensenada bus services, operated by Aguacaliente, arrive at Ensenada station.

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Ensenada is 1 h behind Phoenix. It is currently 1:15 PM in Phoenix and 1:15 PM in Ensenada.

Yes, the driving distance between Phoenix to Ensenada is 397 miles. It takes approximately 7 h 15 min to drive from Phoenix to Ensenada.

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

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Map of how to get from Phoenix to Ensenada.
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  • Distance: 286.6 miles
  • Duration: 8 h 55 min

What companies run services between Phoenix, AZ, USA and Ensenada, Mexico?

You can take a bus from Phoenix to Ensenada via Calexico, Ca, Calexico,CA, and Mexicali in around 8 h 55 min.

Airlines
Southwest Airlines
Website
southwest.com
Flights from Phoenix to San Diego
Ave. Duration
1 h 9 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $550
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Phoenix to San Diego
Ave. Duration
1 h 12 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $600
Flights from Phoenix to Yuma
Ave. Duration
58 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $440
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
Bus from Phoenix, Az to Calexico, Ca
Ave. Duration
4 h 35 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$29 - $70
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$29 - $45
Flexible
$50 - $70
Aguacaliente
Phone
6646212955
Email
atencionaclientes@autobusesaguacaliente.com.mx
Website
autobusesaguacaliente.com.mx
Bus from Mexicali to Ensenada
Ave. Duration
2 h
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$23
Schedules at
autobusesaguacaliente.com.mx
Bus from Tijuana to Ensenada
Ave. Duration
2 h
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$10
Schedules at
autobusesaguacaliente.com.mx
Bus from San Luis Río Colorado to Mexicali
Ave. Duration
2 h
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$7
Schedules at
autobusesaguacaliente.com.mx
ABC
Website
abc.com.mx
Bus from Mexicali Bus Terminal to Ensenada
Ave. Duration
3 h 45 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$16 - $24
Schedules at
reservamos.mx
Book at
reservamos.mx
Bus from Tijuana to Ensenada
Ave. Duration
1 h 47 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$8 - $12
Schedules at
reservamos.mx
Book at
reservamos.mx
Greyhound Mexico
Phone
01-800 890 6821
Website
greyhound.com.mx
Bus from Phoenix to Mexicali
Ave. Duration
9 h 50 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$45 - $75
Schedules at
greyhound.com.mx
TAP
Website
tap.com.mx
Bus from San Luis Río Colorado to Mexicali Bus Terminal
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$10 - $14
Schedules at
tap.com.mx
Confort
$10 - $14

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