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There are 5 ways to get from Portland to Tijuana by plane, tram, bus, train or car

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Fly to San Diego, tram, bus  •  6 h 12 min

  1. Fly from Portland (PDX) to San Diego (SAN) PDX - SAN
  2. Take the tram from America Plaza Station to San Ysidro/Intl Border
  3. Take the bus from San Ysidro to Tijuana

$126 - $508

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Fly to Ontario/San Bernardino, bus  •  9 h 13 min

  1. Fly from Portland (PDX) to Ontario/San Bernardino (ONT) PDX - ONT
  2. Take the bus from Fontana to Tijuana

$134 - $440

Bus  •  25 h 49 min

  1. Take the bus from Portland, Or to Los Angeles, Ca 1431 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Los Angeles to Tijuana Centro 417 Santa Rosa / ...

Train, bus  •  35 h 45 min

  1. Take the train from Portland Union Station to Los Angeles Union Station
  2. Take the train from Los Angeles Union Station to Santa Ana Amtrak Station
  3. Take the bus from Santa Ana to Tijuana Centro

Drive  •  18 h 33 min

  1. Drive from Portland to Tijuana 1110.5 miles

$140 - $220

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The cheapest way to get from Portland to Tijuana is to drive which costs $140 - $220 and takes 18 h 33 min.

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The quickest way to get from Portland to Tijuana is to fly and tram and bus which costs $120 - $550 and takes 6 h 12 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Portland to Tijuana. However, there are services departing from Portland, Or and arriving at Tijuana Centro via Los Angeles. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 25 h 49 min.

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The distance between Portland and Tijuana is 955 miles. The road distance is 1110.5 miles.

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The best way to get from Portland to Tijuana without a car is to bus which takes 25 h 49 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 6 h 12 min to get from Portland to Tijuana, including transfers.

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Portland to Tijuana bus services, operated by Greyhound USA, depart from Portland, Or station.

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The quickest flight from Portland Airport to San Diego Airport is the direct flight which takes 2 h 20 min.

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Portland to Tijuana bus services, operated by ACN Autobuses, arrive at Tijuana Centro station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Portland to Tijuana is 1111 miles. It takes approximately 18 h 33 min to drive from Portland to Tijuana.

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  • Distance: 954.7 miles
  • Duration: 6 h 12 min

What companies run services between Portland, OR, USA and Tijuana, Mexico?

You can take a bus from Portland to Tijuana via Los Angeles, Ca and Los Angeles in around 25 h 49 min.

Airlines
Southwest Airlines
Website
southwest.com
Flights from Portland to San Diego
Ave. Duration
2 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$260 - $850
Flights from Portland to San Diego via Sacramento
Ave. Duration
3 h 44 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$260 - $850
Flights from Portland to San Diego via San Jose
Ave. Duration
3 h 53 min
When
Wednesday and Sunday
Estimated price
$260 - $850
Flights from Portland to Ontario/San Bernardino
Ave. Duration
2 h 11 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $650
Flights from Portland to Ontario/San Bernardino via Sacramento
Ave. Duration
3 h 43 min
When
Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$180 - $650
Flights from Portland to Ontario/San Bernardino via San Jose
Ave. Duration
3 h 48 min
When
Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$180 - $650
Flights from Portland to Ontario/San Bernardino via Las Vegas
Ave. Duration
3 h 50 min
When
Wednesday and Sunday
Estimated price
$180 - $650
Flights from Portland to Ontario/San Bernardino via Oakland
Ave. Duration
3 h 51 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $650
Alaska Airlines, Inc.
Website
alaskaair.com
Flights from Portland to San Diego
Ave. Duration
2 h 22 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $750
Flights from Portland to Ontario/San Bernardino
Ave. Duration
2 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $800
Train operators
San Diego Metro Transit
Phone
+1 619-233-3004
Website
sdmts.com
Tram from America Plaza Station to San Ysidro/Intl Border
Ave. Duration
45 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$3
Schedules at
sdmts.com
Amtrak

Amtrak is a rail service that connects the US and three Canadian provinces. Covering 21,000 route miles (34,000km) Amtrak operates more than 300 trains daily. These medium and long distance intercity services operate at speeds of up to 240km/h, to more than 500 destinations. Founded in 1971, it is based in Washington, D.C. and offers four classes of travel: First Class, Sleeper, Business and Coach. Ticket fares are divided into five subclasses: Saver, Value, Flexible, Business and Premium. Amtrak trains are known for their wide seats, plug-in power, big windows and storage capabilities.

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Contact Details
Phone
+1 215-856-7924
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Portland Union Station to Los Angeles Union Station
Ave. Duration
30 h 35 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$150 - $460
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$150 - $230
Flexi Coach Seat
$270 - $400
Business Coach Seat
$320 - $460
Room
$600 - $850
Train from Los Angeles Union Station to Santa Ana Amtrak Station
Ave. Duration
46 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$22 - $45
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$22 - $35
Flexi Coach Seat
$40 - $60
Business Coach Seat
$29 - $45
Room
$130 - $190
Bus operators
Greyhound Mexico
Phone
01-800 890 6821
Website
greyhound.com.mx
Bus from San Ysidro to Tijuana
Ave. Duration
35 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$9 - $50
Schedules at
greyhound.com.mx
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 Ysidro, Ca to Tijuana Central Bus Term, Mx
Ave. Duration
35 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$8 - $16
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$8 - $11
Flexible
$12 - $16
Bus from Portland, Or to Los Angeles, Ca
Ave. Duration
21 h 40 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$90 - $240
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$90 - $150
Flexible
$180 - $240
Tufesa
Phone
7022546899
Email
serviciosvegas@hotmail.com
Website
tufesabus.com
Bus from Fontana to Tijuana
Ave. Duration
3 h 25 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$29 - $45
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ACN Autobuses
Phone
(01)66429904887
Email
clientes@acnautobuses.com
Website
acnautobuses.com
Bus from Los Angeles to Tijuana Centro
Ave. Duration
3 h 9 min
Frequency
4 times a week
Schedules at
acnautobuses.com
Bus from Santa Ana to Tijuana Centro
Ave. Duration
2 h 25 min
Frequency
4 times a week
Schedules at
acnautobuses.com

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Alaska Airlines, Inc. and Southwest Airlines offer flights from Portland Airport to San Diego Airport.

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There are 208+ hotels available in Tijuana. Prices start at $46 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Portland to Portland Airport is to tram which takes 35 min and costs $3.

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