There are 6 ways to get from Riverside to Tijuana Airport (TIJ) by bus, train, night bus 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

Bus Greyhound USA  •  5 h 24 min

  1. 7015 / ...

$38 - $113

Cheapest option

Bus Tufesa  •  9 h 8 min

  1. Tufesa

$14 - $43

4 alternative options

Train  •  6 h 15 min

  1. Inland Empire - OC
  2. Pacific Surfliner

$45 - $90

Train, bus  •  6 h 22 min

  1. Inland Empire - OC
  2. 9493 / ...

$36 - $96

Train, night bus  •  4 h 43 min

  1. Inland Empire - OC
  2. 9451 / ...

$35 - $102

Drive  •  2 h 2 min

  1. 116.9 miles

$11 - $17

What companies run services between Riverside, CA, USA and Tijuana Airport (TIJ), Mexico?

Greyhound USA operates a bus from Riverside to Tijuana Airport (TIJ) hourly. Tickets cost $16 - $40 and the journey takes 2 h 30 min. Alternatively, you can take a train from Riverside to Tijuana Airport (TIJ) via Santa Ana station, Santa Ana Regional Transportation Center Amtrak, San Diego Santa Fe Depot Amtrak, America Plaza Station, San Ysidro/Intl Border, and Tijuana in around 6 h 15 min.

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 - $12
Schedules at
metrolinktrains.com
Train from Riverside-Downtown station to Oceanside station
Ave. Duration
2 h 8 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$12 - $17
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 5 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 San Diego, Ca
Ave. Duration
2 h 30 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$16 - $40
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$16 - $25
Flexible
$30 - $40
Bus from Oceanside, Ca to San Ysidro, Ca
Ave. Duration
1 h 25 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$12 - $26
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$12 - $17
Flexible
$21 - $26
Night bus from Santa Ana, Ca to San Ysidro, Ca
Ave. Duration
2 h 20 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$16 - $40
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$16 - $25
Flexible
$29 - $40
Tufesa
Phone
016444102444
Website
tufesa.com.mx
Bus from Fontana, CA to Tijuana International Airport
Ave. Duration
5 h 34 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$10 - $35
Schedules at
tufesa.com.mx
Book at
gotobus.com
Plus
$10 - $15
Platinum
$16 - $21
Ejecutivo
$16 - $23

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Questions & Answers

The distance between Riverside and Tijuana Airport (TIJ) is 161 km. The road distance is 187 km.

The cheapest way to get from Riverside to Tijuana Airport (TIJ) is to drive which costs $11 - $17 and takes 2 h 2 min.

The quickest way to get from Riverside to Tijuana Airport (TIJ) is to drive which takes 2 h 2 min and costs $11 - $17.

No, there is no direct bus from Riverside to Tijuana Airport (TIJ). However, there are services departing from Riverside Metro Link Sb Lat and arriving at Tijuana Airport via Sbx- E St @ Rialto Nb Ns, San Bernardino, Ca, San Diego, Ca and San Ysidro Transit Center. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 5 h 24 min.

It takes approximately 5 h 24 min to get from Riverside to Tijuana Airport (TIJ), including transfers.