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There are 5 ways to get from Riverside to Tijuana Airport (TIJ) by bus, train or car

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Bus Greyhound USA  •  5 h 53 min

  1. Take the bus from San Bernardino, Ca to San Diego, Ca 7015 / ...

$34 - $111

Cheapest option

Train via Oceanside station  •  6 h 53 min

  1. Take the train from Riverside-Downtown station to Oceanside station Inland Empire - OC
  2. Take the train from Oceanside Transportation Center to San Diego Santa Fe Depot Pacific Surfliner / ...

$28 - $119

3 alternative options

Train  •  5 h 54 min

  1. Take the train from Riverside-Downtown station to Santa Ana station Inland Empire - OC
  2. Take the train from Santa Ana Regional Transportation Center Amtrak to San Diego Santa Fe Depot Pacific Surfliner

$49 - $129

Bus  •  9 h 27 min

  1. Take the bus from San Bernardino to Tijuana Airport Matamoros-Tijuana Airport

$48 - $76

Drive  •  2 h 2 min

  1. Drive from Riverside to Tijuana Airport (TIJ) 116.9 miles

$11 - $17

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

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

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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 San Bernardino Transit Center, San Bernardino, Ca, San Diego, Ca and San Ysidro. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 5 h 53 min.

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The distance between Riverside and Tijuana Airport (TIJ) is 101 miles. The road distance is 116.9 miles.

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The best way to get from Riverside to Tijuana Airport (TIJ) without a car is to bus which takes 5 h 53 min and costs $30 - $120.

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It takes approximately 5 h 53 min to get from Riverside to Tijuana Airport (TIJ), including transfers.

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Riverside to Tijuana Airport (TIJ) bus services, operated by Greyhound USA, depart from San Bernardino, Ca station.

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The best way to get from Riverside to Tijuana Airport (TIJ) is to bus which takes 5 h 53 min and costs $30 - $120. Alternatively, you can train, which costs $45 - $130 and takes 5 h 54 min.

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Riverside to Tijuana Airport (TIJ) bus services, operated by Greyhound USA, arrive at San Diego, Ca station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Riverside to Tijuana Airport (TIJ) is 117 miles. It takes approximately 2 h 2 min to drive from Riverside to Tijuana Airport (TIJ).

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  • Distance: 100.8 miles
  • Duration: 5 h 53 min

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

Greyhound USA operates a bus from Riverside to Tijuana Airport (TIJ) twice daily. 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, America Plaza Station, San Ysidro/Intl Border, and San Ysidro in around 5 h 54 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
5 times a day
Estimated price
$8 - $11
Schedules at
metrolinktrains.com
Train from Riverside-Downtown station to Oceanside station
Ave. Duration
2 h 8 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$13 - $18
Schedules at
metrolinktrains.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 Santa Ana Regional Transportation Center Amtrak to San Diego Santa Fe Depot
Ave. Duration
2 h 7 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
Train from Oceanside Transportation Center to San Diego Santa Fe Depot
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$23 - $45
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$23 - $35
Flexi Coach Seat
$40 - $60
Business Coach Seat
$30 - $45
Room
$130 - $190
North County Transit
Website
gonctd.com
Train from Oceanside Transit Center to San Diego - Santa Fe Depot
Ave. Duration
1 h 3 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$2
Schedules at
gonctd.com
Bus operators
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 Bernardino, Ca to San Diego, Ca
Ave. Duration
2 h 30 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$16 - $40
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$16 - $25
Flexible
$30 - $40
Greyhound Mexico
Phone
01-800 890 6821
Website
greyhound.com.mx
Bus from San Bernardino to Tijuana Airport
Ave. Duration
6 h 55 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$45 - $70
Schedules at
greyhound.com.mx

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