There are 7 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 10 min

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

$116 - $632

Cheapest option

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

$92 - $209

5 alternative options

Fly to Yuma, bus  •  8 h 42 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 20 min

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

$154 - $758

Bus, train  •  22 h 16 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
  5. Take the bus from Tijuana to Mexicali

$100 - $186

Train, bus  •  28 h 55 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 Amtrak
  4. Take the bus from Tijuana to Mexicali

$163 - $411

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 drive which costs $80 - $130 and takes 11 h 11 min.

More details

The quickest way to get from Reno to Mexicali is to fly which takes 6 h 20 min and costs $150 - $800.

More details

The distance between Reno and Mexicali is 861 km. The road distance is 1010 km.

Get driving directions

It takes approximately 7 h 10 min to get from Reno to Mexicali, including transfers.

More details

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

American Airlines, Mokulele and four 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 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $700
Flights from Reno to San Diego via Oakland
Ave. Duration
3 h 25 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$180 - $700
Flights from Reno to San Diego via San Jose
Ave. Duration
3 h 35 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$180 - $700
Mokulele
Website
mokuleleairlines.com
Flights from Reno to El Centro via Los Angeles
Ave. Duration
4 h 50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $750
Flights from Reno to El Centro via Las Vegas, Los Angeles
Ave. Duration
6 h 56 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$170 - $750
Flights from Reno to El Centro via Oakland, Los Angeles
Ave. Duration
7 h 52 min
When
Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$170 - $750
Flights from Reno to El Centro via San Francisco, Los Angeles
Ave. Duration
7 h 57 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $800
Flights from Reno to El Centro via Phoenix, Los Angeles
Ave. Duration
8 h 13 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $800
Flights from Reno to El Centro via Salt Lake City, Los Angeles
Ave. Duration
8 h 7 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $850
Flights from Reno to El Centro via Denver, Los Angeles
Ave. Duration
8 h 40 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$260 - $950
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Reno to Yuma via Phoenix
Ave. Duration
5 h 6 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $900
Flights from Reno to Yuma via Los Angeles, Phoenix
Ave. Duration
6 h 8 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $950
Train operators
Amtrak
Phone
+1 1-800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
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 Amtrak
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
Bus operators
ABC
Website
abc.com.mx
Bus from Tijuana to Mexicali
Ave. Duration
2 h 30 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$14 - $21
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 - $9
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
$17
Schedules at
autobusesaguacaliente.com.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 - $9
Platinum
$10 - $13
Ejecutivo
$9 - $14
Bus from East Los Angeles to Tijuana
Ave. Duration
4 h 30 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$11 - $35
Schedules at
tufesa.com.mx
Book at
gotobus.com
Plus
$11 - $16
Platinum
$17 - $22
Ejecutivo
$18 - $25
Greyhound USA
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
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
5 times a day
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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