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

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Fly, line 9455 bus  •  4 h 37 min

  1. Fly from Phoenix (PHX) to San Diego (SAN) PHX - SAN
  2. Take the line 9455 bus from San Diego, Ca to Tijuana Central Bus Term, Mx

$108 - $305

Cheapest option

Bus Greyhound USA  •  8 h 45 min

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

$52 - $138

2 alternative options

Bus  •  12 h 15 min

  1. Take the bus from Phoenix to Tijuana Reynosa-Tijuana

$55 - $85

Drive  •  6 h 2 min

  1. Drive from Phoenix to Tijuana 369.9 miles

$35 - $55

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The cheapest way to get from Phoenix to Tijuana is to drive which costs $35 - $55 and takes 6 h 2 min.

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The quickest way to get from Phoenix to Tijuana is to fly and line 9455 bus which costs $100 - $310 and takes 4 h 37 min.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Phoenix and arriving at Tijuana. Services depart twice daily. The journey takes approximately 12 h 15 min.

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The distance between Phoenix and Tijuana is 295 miles. The road distance is 369.9 miles.

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The best way to get from Phoenix to Tijuana without a car is to bus which takes 8 h 45 min and costs $50 - $140.

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It takes approximately 4 h 37 min to get from Phoenix to Tijuana, including transfers.

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Phoenix to Tijuana 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.

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

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Tijuana is 1 h behind Phoenix. It is currently 5:29 PM in Phoenix and 5:29 PM in Tijuana.

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  • Distance: 294.8 miles
  • Duration: 4 h 37 min

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

You can take a bus from Phoenix to Tijuana via Calexico, Ca, Calexico,CA, and Mexicali in around 8 h 45 min.

Airlines
Southwest Airlines
Website
southwest.com
Flights from Phoenix to San Diego
Ave. Duration
1 h 7 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $550
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Phoenix to San Diego
Ave. Duration
1 h 11 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $600
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 San Diego, Ca to Tijuana Central Bus Term, Mx
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$9 - $20
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$9 - $13
Flexible
$15 - $20
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 Tijuana
Ave. Duration
2 h 30 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$12 - $19
Schedules at
reservamos.mx
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reservamos.mx
Aguacaliente
Phone
6646212955
Email
atencionaclientes@autobusesaguacaliente.com.mx
Website
autobusesaguacaliente.com.mx
Bus from Mexicali to Tijuana
Ave. Duration
2 h
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$18
Schedules at
autobusesaguacaliente.com.mx
Greyhound Mexico
Phone
01-800 890 6821
Website
greyhound.com.mx
Bus from Phoenix to Tijuana
Ave. Duration
12 h 15 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$55 - $85
Schedules at
greyhound.com.mx

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Yes, the driving distance between Phoenix to Tijuana is 370 miles. It takes approximately 6 h 2 min to drive from Phoenix to Tijuana.

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

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