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

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Bus Greyhound USA  •  5 h 55 min

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

$40 - $119

4 alternative options

Bus  •  9 h 50 min

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

$50 - $75

Drive  •  4 h 8 min

  1. Drive from Phoenix to Mexicali 248.3 miles

$24 - $35

Fly to Yuma, line 95 bus, bus  •  6 h 27 min

  1. Fly from Phoenix (PHX) to Yuma (YUM) PHX - YUM
  2. Take the line 95 bus from 24th Street @ Avenue A to 2nd Ave and B Street
  3. Take the bus from San Luis Rio Colorado to Mexicali Bus Terminal

$132 - $240

Fly to San Diego, bus  •  8 h 21 min

  1. Fly from Phoenix (PHX) to San Diego (SAN) PHX - SAN
  2. Take the bus from San Diego, Ca to Calexico, Ca

$128 - $380

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The cheapest way to get from Phoenix to Mexicali is to drive which costs $24 - $35 and takes 4 h 8 min.

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The quickest way to get from Phoenix to Mexicali is to drive which costs $24 - $35 and takes 4 h 8 min.

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The distance between Phoenix and Mexicali is 205 miles. The road distance is 248.3 miles.

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It takes approximately 5 h 55 min to get from Phoenix to Mexicali, including transfers.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Phoenix and arriving at Mexicali. Services depart once daily. The journey takes approximately 9 h 50 min.

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The best way to get from Phoenix to Mexicali without a car is to bus which takes 5 h 55 min and costs $40 - $120.

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Map of how to get from Phoenix to Mexicali.
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  • Distance: 205 miles
  • Duration: 5 h 55 min

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

Greyhound USA operates a bus from Phoenix to Mexicali hourly. Tickets cost $29 - $70 and the journey takes 4 h 35 min.

Airlines
Southwest Airlines
Website
southwest.com
Flights from Phoenix to San Diego
Ave. Duration
1 h 8 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $550
Flights from Phoenix to San Diego via Las Vegas
Ave. Duration
3 h
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$170 - $550
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Phoenix to Yuma
Ave. Duration
56 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $440
Flights from Phoenix to San Diego
Ave. Duration
1 h 12 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $600
Bus operators
Greyhound USA
Rome2rio's guide to Greyhound USA
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
Bus from San Diego, Ca to Calexico, Ca
Ave. Duration
3 h
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$18 - $45
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$18 - $28
Flexible
$30 - $45
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
$50 - $75
Schedules at
greyhound.com.mx
YCAT
Phone
+1 928-783-2235
Website
ycipta.org
Bus from 24th Street @ Avenue A to 2nd Ave and B Street
Ave. Duration
56 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$2
Schedules at
ycipta.org
ABC
Website
abc.com.mx
Bus from San Luis Rio Colorado to Mexicali Bus Terminal
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$6 - $10
Schedules at
reservamos.mx
Book at
reservamos.mx
Tufesa
Phone
016444102444
Website
tufesa.com.mx
Bus from San Luis Río Colorado to Mexicali Bus Terminal
Ave. Duration
54 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$6 - $14
Schedules at
tufesa.com.mx
Plus
$6 - $10
Platinum
$10 - $14
Ejecutivo
$10 - $14

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