There are 8 ways to get from Reno to Mexicali by plane, bus, train or car

Select an option below to see step-by-step directions and to compare ticket prices and travel times in Rome2rio's travel planner.

Recommended option

Fly to San Diego, bus  •  7 h 5 min

  1. Fly from Reno (RNO) to San Diego (SAN) RNO - SAN
  2. Take the bus from Tijuana to Mexicali

$117 - $633

Cheapest option

Bus Flixbus USA, train  •  20 h 20 min

  1. Take the bus from Reno to Anaheim
  2. Take the train from Anaheim Amtrak to San Diego Santa Fe Depot
  3. Take the bus from Tijuana to Mexicali

$69 - $126

6 alternative options

Fly to Yuma, bus  •  8 h 16 min

  1. Fly from Reno (RNO) to Yuma (YUM) RNO - YUM
  2. Take the bus from San Luis Rio Colorado to Mexicali Bus Terminal

$202 - $973

Fly to El Centro  •  6 h 2 min

  1. Fly from Reno (RNO) to El Centro (IPL) RNO - IPL

$154 - $758

Bus  •  17 h 2 min

  1. Take the bus from Reno, Nv to Sacramento, Ca
  2. Take the bus from Sacramento, Ca to Los Angeles, Ca
  3. Take the bus from Los Angeles, Ca to San Ysidro, Ca
  4. Take the bus from Tijuana to Mexicali

$93 - $210

Bus, train via Bishop - Vons/Kmart 1200 N. Main Street  •  21 h 53 min

  1. Take the bus from Reno Greyhound 155 Stevenson to Bishop - Vons/Kmart 1200 N. Main Street
  2. Take the bus from Bishop - Vons/Kmart 1200 N. Main Street to Lancaster - Metrolink 44812 Sierra Hwy
  3. Take the train from Lancaster station to L. A. Union Station station
  4. Take the bus from East Los Angeles to Tijuana (Yellow Cab)
  5. Take the bus from Tijuana to Mexicali

$102 - $181

Train, bus  •  28 h 56 min

  1. Take the train from Reno Amtrak to Sacramento Amtrak
  2. Take the train from Sacramento Amtrak to Los Angeles Union Station Amtrak
  3. Take the train from Los Angeles Union Station Amtrak to San Diego Santa Fe Depot
  4. Take the bus from Tijuana to Mexicali

$164 - $412

Drive  •  11 h 11 min

  1. Drive from Reno to Mexicali 631.3 miles

$80 - $130

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Reno to Mexicali is to bus and train which costs $65 - $130 and takes 20 h 20 min.

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The quickest way to get from Reno to Mexicali is to fly which costs $150 - $800 and takes 6 h 2 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Reno to Mexicali. However, there are services departing from Reno, Nv and arriving at Mexicali via Sacramento, Ca, Los Angeles, Ca and Tijuana. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 17 h 2 min.

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The distance between Reno and Mexicali is 538 miles. The road distance is 631.3 miles.

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The best way to get from Reno to Mexicali without a car is to bus which takes 17 h 2 min and costs $90 - $210.

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It takes approximately 7 h 5 min to get from Reno to Mexicali, including transfers.

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Reno to Mexicali bus services, operated by Greyhound USA, depart from Reno, Nv station.

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The best way to get from Reno to Mexicali is to fly which takes 6 h 2 min and costs $150 - $800. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs $90 - $210 and takes 17 h 2 min.

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Map of how to get from Reno to Mexicali.
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  • Distance: 538.4 miles
  • Duration: 7 h 5 min

What companies run services between Reno, NV, USA and Mexicali, Mexico?

Southwest Airlines, Mokulele and three other airlines fly from Reno to Mexicali hourly. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Reno to Mexicali via Sacramento, Ca, Los Angeles, Ca, San Ysidro, Ca, and Tijuana in around 17 h 2 min.

Airlines
Southwest Airlines
Website
southwest.com
Flights from Reno to San Diego
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $700
Flights from Reno to San Diego via Las Vegas
Ave. Duration
3 h 14 min
When
Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$180 - $700
Flights from Reno to San Diego via Oakland
Ave. Duration
3 h 20 min
When
Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$180 - $700
Flights from Reno to San Diego via San Jose
Ave. Duration
3 h 17 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$180 - $700
Mokulele
Website
mokuleleairlines.com
Flights from Reno to El Centro via Los Angeles
Ave. Duration
4 h 42 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$150 - $750
Flights from Reno to El Centro via Las Vegas, Los Angeles
Ave. Duration
6 h 21 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$170 - $750
Flights from Reno to El Centro via San Jose, Los Angeles
Ave. Duration
7 h 5 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday and Friday
Estimated price
$170 - $700
Flights from Reno to El Centro via San Francisco, Los Angeles
Ave. Duration
7 h 40 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$170 - $800
Flights from Reno to El Centro via Oakland, Los Angeles
Ave. Duration
7 h 47 min
When
Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$170 - $750
Flights from Reno to El Centro via Salt Lake City, Los Angeles
Ave. Duration
7 h 57 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $850
Flights from Reno to El Centro via Phoenix, Los Angeles
Ave. Duration
8 h 19 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$190 - $800
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Reno to Yuma via Phoenix
Ave. Duration
4 h 36 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $900
Flights from Reno to Yuma via Los Angeles, Phoenix
Ave. Duration
6 h 37 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$210 - $950
Train operators
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.

Rome2rio's guide to Amtrak
Contact Details
Phone
+1 1-800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Anaheim Amtrak to San Diego Santa Fe Depot
Ave. Duration
2 h 15 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$29 - $65
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$29 - $45
Flexi Coach Seat
$50 - $75
Business Coach Seat
$45 - $65
Room
$150 - $220
Train from Reno Amtrak to Sacramento Amtrak
Ave. Duration
5 h 37 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$35 - $85
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$35 - $55
Flexi Coach Seat
$60 - $90
Business Coach Seat
$55 - $85
Room
$180 - $250
Train from Sacramento Amtrak to Los Angeles Union Station Amtrak
Ave. Duration
14 h 25 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$80 - $230
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$80 - $120
Flexi Coach Seat
$140 - $210
Business Coach Seat
$160 - $230
Room
$340 - $480
Train from Los Angeles Union Station Amtrak to San Diego Santa Fe Depot
Ave. Duration
2 h 54 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$30 - $75
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$30 - $50
Flexi Coach Seat
$55 - $85
Business Coach Seat
$50 - $75
Room
$170 - $240
Metrolink Trains
Phone
(800) 371-LINK (5465)
Website
metrolinktrains.com
Train from Lancaster station to L. A. Union Station station
Ave. Duration
2 h 9 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$12 - $16
Schedules at
metrolinktrains.com
Bus operators
ABC
Website
abc.com.mx
Bus from Tijuana to Mexicali
Ave. Duration
2 h 30 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$15 - $22
Schedules at
reservamos.mx
Book at
reservamos.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
Aguacaliente
Phone
6646212955
Email
atencionaclientes@autobusesaguacaliente.com.mx
Website
autobusesaguacaliente.com.mx
Bus from Tijuana to Mexicali
Ave. Duration
2 h
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$18
Schedules at
autobusesaguacaliente.com.mx
Tufesa
Phone
7022546899
Email
serviciosvegas@hotmail.com
Website
tufesabus.com
Bus from San Luis Río Colorado to Mexicali Bus Terminal
Ave. Duration
54 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$6 - $14
Book at
GotoBus
Plus
$6 - $10
Platinum
$11 - $14
Ejecutivo
$10 - $14
Bus from East Los Angeles to Tijuana (Yellow Cab)
Ave. Duration
3 h 30 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$12 - $29
Book at
GotoBus
Plus
$12 - $18
Platinum
$19 - $25
Ejecutivo
$20 - $29
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.

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 Reno, Nv to Sacramento, Ca
Ave. Duration
2 h 40 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$18 - $45
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$18 - $28
Flexible
$30 - $45
Bus from Sacramento, Ca to Los Angeles, Ca
Ave. Duration
7 h 20 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$40 - $100
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$40 - $65
Flexible
$75 - $100
Bus from Los Angeles, Ca to San Ysidro, Ca
Ave. Duration
2 h 55 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$19 - $45
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$19 - $29
Flexible
$30 - $45
Flixbus USA
Phone
(855) 626-8585
Website
flixbus.com
Bus from Reno to Anaheim
Ave. Duration
13 h 5 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$22 - $40
Schedules at
flixbus.com
ESTA
Phone
+1 760-872-1901
Email
info@estransit.com
Website
estransit.com
Bus from Reno Greyhound 155 Stevenson to Bishop - Vons/Kmart 1200 N. Main Street
Ave. Duration
5 h 20 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$30 - $60
Schedules at
estransit.com
Bus from Bishop - Vons/Kmart 1200 N. Main Street to Lancaster - Metrolink 44812 Sierra Hwy
Ave. Duration
4 h
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$30 - $55
Schedules at
estransit.com

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