There are 4 ways to get from Riverside to Mexicali by bus, train, car or plane

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Bus  •  6 h 22 min

  1. Take the bus from San Bernardino, Ca to Calexico, Ca 9612 / ...

$36 - $105

3 alternative options

Train, bus  •  8 h 4 min

  1. Take the train from Riverside-Downtown station to Santa Ana station
  2. Take the train from Santa Ana Regional Transportation Center Amtrak to San Diego Santa Fe Depot Amtrak
  3. Take the bus from Tijuana to Mexicali

$54 - $99

Drive  •  3 h 3 min

  1. Drive from Riverside to Mexicali 177.9 miles

$17 - $26

Train, fly  •  5 h 43 min

  1. Take the train from Riverside-Downtown station to L. A. Union Station station
  2. Fly from Los Angeles (LAX) to El Centro (IPL) LAX - IPL

$53 - $144

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The cheapest way to get from Riverside to Mexicali is to drive which costs $17 - $26 and takes 3 h 3 min.

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The quickest way to get from Riverside to Mexicali is to drive which takes 3 h 3 min and costs $17 - $26.

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The distance between Riverside and Mexicali is 233 km. The road distance is 285 km.

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It takes approximately 6 h 22 min to get from Riverside to Mexicali, including transfers.

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No, there is no direct bus from Riverside to Mexicali. However, there are services departing from Riverside Metro Link Sb Lat and arriving at Mexicali via Sbx- E St @ Rialto Nb Ns, San Bernardino, Ca and Calexico,CA. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 6 h 22 min.

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What companies run services between Riverside, CA, USA and Mexicali, Mexico?

Greyhound USA operates a bus from Riverside to Mexicali every 30 minutes. Tickets cost $22 - $55 and the journey takes 4 h 15 min.

Airlines
Mokulele
Website
mokuleleairlines.com
Flights from Los Angeles to El Centro
Ave. Duration
1 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$45 - $180
Train operators
Metrolink Trains
Phone
(800) 371-LINK (5465)
Website
metrolinktrains.com
Train from Riverside-Downtown station to Santa Ana station
Ave. Duration
59 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$8 - $11
Schedules at
metrolinktrains.com
Train from Riverside-Downtown station to L. A. Union Station station
Ave. Duration
1 h 25 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$10 - $14
Schedules at
metrolinktrains.com
Amtrak
Phone
+1 1-800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Santa Ana Regional Transportation Center Amtrak to San Diego Santa Fe Depot Amtrak
Ave. Duration
2 h 6 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$29 - $65
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$29 - $45
Flexi Coach Seat
$50 - $75
Business Coach Seat
$40 - $65
Room
$150 - $220
Bus operators
Greyhound USA
Phone
+1 214-849-8100/1-800-231-2222
Email
ifsr@greyhound.com
Website
greyhound.com
Bus from San Bernardino, Ca to Calexico, Ca
Ave. Duration
4 h 15 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$22 - $55
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$22 - $35
Flexible
$40 - $55
ABC
Website
abc.com.mx
Bus from Tijuana to Mexicali
Ave. Duration
2 h 30 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$14 - $20
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
$16
Schedules at
autobusesaguacaliente.com.mx

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