There are 8 ways to get from Salinas to Tijuana Airport (TIJ) by plane, tram, 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 from Monterey, tram  •  5 h 25 min

  1. Fly from Monterey (MRY) to San Diego (SAN) MRY - SAN
  2. Take the tram from America Plaza Station to San Ysidro/Intl Border

$88 - $350

Cheapest option

Amtrak Thruway, bus  •  16 h 5 min

  1. Take the Amtrak Thruway from Salinas, CA to Santa Barbara, CA
  2. Take the Amtrak Thruway from Santa Barbara, CA to Los Angeles, CA
  3. Take the bus from East Los Angeles to Tijuana International Airport

$14 - $37

6 alternative options

Bus to San Jose, fly  •  6 h 24 min

  1. Take the bus from Salinas Transit Center / Gate 8 to San Jose Airport - USO Club
  2. Fly from San Jose (SJC) to San Diego (SAN) SJC - SAN

$100 - $400

Line 29 bus to San Francisco, fly, tram, bus  •  8 h 17 min

  1. Take the line 29 bus from Lincoln / West Market to Prunedale North / Highway 156
  2. Fly from San Francisco (SFO) to San Diego (SAN) SFO - SAN
  3. Take the tram from America Plaza Station to San Ysidro/Intl Border
  4. Take the bus from San Ysidro Transit Center to Tijuana Airport

$132 - $419

Train, train to Oakland, fly  •  8 h 42 min

  1. Take the train from Salinas Amtrak to San Jose Diridon Station Amtrak
  2. Take the train from San Jose Diridon Station Amtrak to Oakland Coliseum Station Amtrak
  3. Fly from Oakland (OAK) to San Diego (SAN) OAK - SAN

$151 - $510

Bus  •  12 h 20 min

  1. Take the bus from Salinas, Ca to Los Angeles, Ca 6731 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Los Angeles, Ca to San Ysidro, Ca 9465

$67 - $183

Train  •  15 h 6 min

  1. Take the train from Salinas Amtrak to Los Angeles Union Station Amtrak Coast Starlight
  2. Take the train from Los Angeles Union Station Amtrak to San Diego Santa Fe Depot Amtrak Pacific Surfliner

$104 - $282

Drive  •  7 h 36 min

  1. Drive from Salinas to Tijuana Airport (TIJ) 445.4 miles

$40 - $65

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

You can take a bus from Salinas to Tijuana Airport (TIJ) via Los Angeles, Ca, San Ysidro, Ca, and San Ysidro Transit Center in around 12 h 20 min. Alternatively, you can take a train from Salinas to Tijuana Airport (TIJ) via Los Angeles Union Station Amtrak, San Diego Santa Fe Depot Amtrak, America Plaza Station, San Ysidro/Intl Border, and San Ysidro Transit Center in around 15 h 6 min.

Airlines
Southwest Airlines
Website
southwest.com
Flights from San Jose to San Diego
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $650
Flights from San Francisco to San Diego
Ave. Duration
1 h 33 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $650
Flights from Oakland to San Diego
Ave. Duration
1 h 27 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $700
Alaska Airlines, Inc.
Website
alaskaair.com
Flights from Monterey to San Diego
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$95 - $1,000
Flights from San Jose to San Diego
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$80 - $500
Flights from San Francisco to San Diego
Ave. Duration
1 h 27 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $550
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from San Francisco to San Diego
Ave. Duration
1 h 32 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $550
Train operators
San Diego Metro Transit
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
Phone
+1 1-800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Salinas Amtrak to San Jose Diridon Station Amtrak
Ave. Duration
1 h 43 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$26 - $55
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$26 - $40
Flexi Coach Seat
$45 - $70
Business Coach Seat
$35 - $55
Room
$140 - $210
Train from San Jose Diridon Station Amtrak to Oakland Coliseum Station Amtrak
Ave. Duration
54 min
Frequency
Every 4 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
Train from Salinas Amtrak to Los Angeles Union Station Amtrak
Ave. Duration
9 h 12 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$55 - $160
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$55 - $90
Flexi Coach Seat
$100 - $150
Business Coach Seat
$110 - $160
Room
$260 - $370
Train from Los Angeles Union Station Amtrak to San Diego Santa Fe Depot Amtrak
Ave. Duration
2 h 53 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
Monterey-Salinas Transit
Phone
1-888-678-2871
Email
customerservice@mst.org
Website
mst.org
Bus from Salinas Transit Center / Gate 8 to San Jose Airport - USO Club
Ave. Duration
1 h 32 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$9 - $15
Schedules at
mst.org
Bus from Lincoln / West Market to Prunedale North / Highway 156
Ave. Duration
35 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$2 - $3
Schedules at
mst.org
Greyhound Mexico
Phone
01-800 890 6821
Website
greyhound.com.mx
Bus from San Ysidro Transit Center to Tijuana Airport
Ave. Duration
20 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$11 - $50
Schedules at
greyhound.com.mx
Greyhound USA
Phone
+1 214-849-8100
Email
ifsr@greyhound.com
Website
greyhound.com
Bus from Salinas, Ca to Los Angeles, Ca
Ave. Duration
7 h 35 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$35 - $90
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$35 - $60
Flexible
$65 - $90
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
Amtrak
Phone
+1 1-800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Bus from Salinas, CA to Santa Barbara, CA
Ave. Duration
5 h 59 min
Frequency
Once daily
Website
amtrak.com
Bus from Santa Barbara, CA to Los Angeles, CA
Ave. Duration
2 h 47 min
Frequency
Once daily
Website
amtrak.com
Tufesa
Phone
016444102444
Website
tufesa.com.mx
Bus from East Los Angeles to Tijuana International Airport
Ave. Duration
4 h 38 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$12 - $35
Schedules at
tufesa.com.mx
Book at
gotobus.com
Plus
$12 - $18
Platinum
$19 - $24
Ejecutivo
$20 - $28

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Questions & Answers

How far is it from Salinas to Tijuana Airport (TIJ)?

The distance between Salinas and Tijuana Airport (TIJ) is 628 km. The road distance is 713 km.

What is the cheapest way to get from Salinas to Tijuana Airport (TIJ)?

The cheapest way to get from Salinas to Tijuana Airport (TIJ) is to Amtrak Thruway and bus which costs $13 - $40 and takes 16 h 5 min.

What is the fastest way to get from Salinas to Tijuana Airport (TIJ)?

The quickest way to get from Salinas to Tijuana Airport (TIJ) is to fly and tram which takes 5 h 25 min and costs $85 - $350.

Is there a direct bus between Salinas and Tijuana Airport (TIJ)?

No, there is no direct bus from Salinas to Tijuana Airport (TIJ). However, there are services departing from Salinas, Ca and arriving at Tijuana Airport via Los Angeles, Ca and San Ysidro Transit Center. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 12 h 20 min.

How long does it take to get from Salinas to Tijuana Airport (TIJ)?

It takes approximately 5 h 25 min to get from Salinas to Tijuana Airport (TIJ), including transfers.