There are 4 ways to get from Phoenix to Tecate by bus, car, plane or tram

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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 Tecate Monterrey-Tijuana 2

$50 - $179

3 alternative options

Bus  •  13 h 59 min

  1. Take the bus from Phoenix to Mexicali Juárez-Mexicali
  2. Take the bus from Mexicali to Tecate Monterrey-Tijuana 2

$62 - $138

Drive  •  5 h 47 min

  1. Drive from Phoenix to Tecate 330.5 miles

$30 - $50

Fly, tram, bus  •  6 h 11 min

  1. Fly from Phoenix (PHX) to San Diego (SAN) PHX - SAN
  2. Take the tram from Middletown Station to El Cajon Transit Center
  3. Take the bus from El Cajon Transit Center to Sr 188 & Tecate Mart

$105 - $291

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

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The distance between Phoenix and Tecate is 272 miles. The road distance is 330.5 miles.

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The best way to get from Phoenix to Tecate 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 Tecate, including transfers.

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Phoenix to Tecate 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 Tecate bus services, operated by ABC, arrive at Tecate station.

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Tecate is 1 h behind Phoenix. It is currently 10:26 AM in Phoenix and 10:26 AM in Tecate.

Yes, the driving distance between Phoenix to Tecate is 330 miles. It takes approximately 5 h 47 min to drive from Phoenix to Tecate.

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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 Tecate.
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  • Distance: 272.2 miles
  • Duration: 8 h 55 min

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

You can take a bus from Phoenix to Tecate 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
Train operators
San Diego Metro Transit
Phone
+1 619-233-3004
Website
sdmts.com
Tram from Middletown Station to El Cajon Transit Center
Ave. Duration
44 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$3
Schedules at
sdmts.com
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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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
ABC
Website
abc.com.mx
Bus from Mexicali to Tecate
Ave. Duration
2 h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$10 - $15
Schedules at
reservamos.mx
Book at
reservamos.mx
Greyhound Mexico
Phone
01-800 890 6821
Website
greyhound.com.mx
Bus from Mexicali Bus Terminal to Tecate
Ave. Duration
2 h 10 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$40 - $60
Schedules at
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

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There are four+ hotels available in Tecate. Prices start at $100 USD per night.

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