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There are 6 ways to get from Reno to Tijuana by plane, tram, bus, night bus, train or car

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Fly, tram, bus  •  5 h 1 min

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

$111 - $661

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Night bus, train  •  18 h 41 min

  1. Take the night bus from Reno to Anaheim FlixBus
  2. Take the train from Anaheim Regional Trans. Intermodal Ctr to San Diego Santa Fe Depot Pacific Surfliner

$64 - $155

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Night bus, bus  •  16 h 9 min

  1. Take the night bus from Reno, Nv to Sacramento, Ca 8317
  2. Take the bus from Sacramento to Tijuana Centro 417 Santa Rosa / ...

Train  •  26 h 58 min

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

$149 - $390

Bus  •  27 h 10 min

  1. Take the bus from Reno Greyhound 155 Stevenson to Stop 25-Vons Parking Lot
  2. Take the bus from Mammoth Mountain, CA to Fullerton, CA - Park and Ride
  3. Take the bus from Santa Ana, Ca to Tijuana Central Bus Term, Mx

$106 - $346

Drive  •  10 h 18 min

  1. Drive from Reno to Tijuana 580.7 miles

$75 - $120

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The cheapest way to get from Reno to Tijuana is to drive which costs $75 - $120 and takes 10 h 18 min.

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The quickest way to get from Reno to Tijuana is to fly and tram and bus which costs $110 - $700 and takes 5 h 1 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Reno to Tijuana. However, there are services departing from Reno, Nv and arriving at Tijuana Centro via Sacramento. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 16 h 9 min.

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The distance between Reno and Tijuana is 513 miles. The road distance is 580.7 miles.

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The best way to get from Reno to Tijuana without a car is to night bus and bus which takes 16 h 9 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 5 h 1 min to get from Reno to Tijuana, including transfers.

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

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The best way to get from Reno to Tijuana is to train which takes 26 h 58 min and costs $140 - $390. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs $100 - $350 and takes 27 h 10 min.

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The quickest flight from Reno Airport to San Diego Airport is the direct flight which takes 1 h 25 min.

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

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Map of how to get from Reno to Tijuana.
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  • Distance: 513.2 miles
  • Duration: 5 h 1 min

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

You can take a train from Reno to Tijuana via Sacramento Valley Station, Los Angeles Union Station, San Diego Santa Fe Depot, America Plaza Station, San Ysidro/Intl Border, and San Ysidro in around 26 h 58 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Reno to Tijuana via Stop 25-Vons Parking Lot, Stop 8-OMR / Meridian, Stop 18-Minaret, Mammoth Mountain, CA, Fullerton, CA - Park and Ride, Fullerton Park and Ride, Disneyland Employee's Entrance, Harbor-East Shuttle Area, Santa Ana-Santiago, and Santa Ana, Ca in around 27 h 10 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 16 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $700
Flights from Reno to San Diego via San Jose
Ave. Duration
3 h 12 min
When
Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$180 - $700
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 Reno Amtrak Station to Sacramento Valley Station
Ave. Duration
5 h 37 min
Frequency
Twice 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 Valley Station to Los Angeles Union Station
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 to San Diego Santa Fe Depot
Ave. Duration
2 h 55 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
Train from Anaheim Regional Trans. Intermodal Ctr to San Diego Santa Fe Depot
Ave. Duration
2 h 16 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
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
Bus from Santa Ana to Tijuana
Ave. Duration
3 h 6 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$40 - $60
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
Night bus from Reno, Nv to Sacramento, Ca
Ave. Duration
2 h 40 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$18 - $45
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$18 - $28
Flexible
$30 - $45
Bus from Santa Ana, Ca to Tijuana Central Bus Term, Mx
Ave. Duration
3 h 25 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$17 - $40
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$17 - $26
Flexible
$30 - $40
ACN Autobuses
Phone
(01)66429904887
Email
clientes@acnautobuses.com
Website
acnautobuses.com
Bus from Sacramento to Tijuana Centro
Ave. Duration
12 h 29 min
Frequency
4 times a week
Schedules at
acnautobuses.com
ESTA
Phone
+1 760-872-1901
Email
info@estransit.com
Website
estransit.com
Bus from Reno Greyhound 155 Stevenson to Stop 25-Vons Parking Lot
Ave. Duration
4 h 5 min
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
$25 - $45
Schedules at
estransit.com
Mammoth Luxury Express Bus
Website
mammothexpressbus.com
Bus from Mammoth Mountain, CA to Fullerton, CA - Park and Ride
Ave. Duration
16 h 5 min
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$60 - $250
Schedules at
mammothexpressbus.com
Flixbus USA
Phone
(855) 626-8585
Website
flixbus.com
Night bus from Reno to Anaheim
Ave. Duration
13 h 35 min
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
$22 - $40
Schedules at
flixbus.com

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Yes, the driving distance between Reno to Tijuana is 581 miles. It takes approximately 10 h 18 min to drive from Reno to Tijuana.

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Southwest Airlines offers flights from Reno 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 Reno to Reno Airport is to line 12 bus which takes 19 min and costs $2 - $5.

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