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There are 8 ways to get from Salinas to Tijuana Airport (TIJ) by plane, tram, bus, night bus, train, shuttle 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.

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Fly from Monterey, tram  •  5 h 12 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

$86 - $350

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Bus Greyhound USA  •  12 h 38 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 9489 / ...

$65 - $183

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Bus to San Jose, fly  •  6 h 12 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

$101 - $398

Night bus, train to Oakland, fly  •  7 h 52 min

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

$124 - $455

Shuttle to San Francisco, fly  •  8 h 9 min

  1. Take a shuttle bus from Prunedale to San Francisco International Airport
  2. Fly from San Francisco (SFO) to San Diego (SAN) SFO - SAN

$131 - $428

Bus Tufesa  •  13 h 41 min

  1. Take the bus from Gilroy, CA to Tijuana International Airport

$70 - $112

Train  •  14 h 56 min

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

$102 - $282

Drive  •  7 h 36 min

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

$40 - $65

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The cheapest way to get from Salinas to Tijuana Airport (TIJ) is to drive which costs $40 - $65 and takes 7 h 36 min.

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The quickest way to get from Salinas to Tijuana Airport (TIJ) is to fly and tram which costs $85 - $350 and takes 5 h 12 min.

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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. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 12 h 38 min.

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The distance between Salinas and Tijuana Airport (TIJ) is 392 miles. The road distance is 445.4 miles.

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The best way to get from Salinas to Tijuana Airport (TIJ) without a car is to bus which takes 12 h 38 min and costs $65 - $190.

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It takes approximately 5 h 12 min to get from Salinas to Tijuana Airport (TIJ), including transfers.

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

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The best way to get from Salinas to Tijuana Airport (TIJ) is to bus which takes 12 h 38 min and costs $65 - $190. Alternatively, you can train, which costs $100 - $290 and takes 14 h 56 min.

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The quickest flight from Monterey Airport to San Diego Airport is the direct flight which takes 1 h 19 min.

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

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Map of how to get from Salinas to Tijuana Airport (TIJ).
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  • Distance: 392.4 miles
  • Duration: 5 h 12 min

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 and San Ysidro in around 12 h 38 min. Alternatively, you can take a train from Salinas to Tijuana Airport (TIJ) via Los Angeles Union Station, San Diego Santa Fe Depot, America Plaza Station, San Ysidro/Intl Border, and San Ysidro in around 14 h 56 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 Oakland to San Diego
Ave. Duration
1 h 26 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $700
Flights from San Francisco to San Diego
Ave. Duration
1 h 32 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $650
Alaska Airlines, Inc.
Website
alaskaair.com
Flights from Monterey to San Diego
Ave. Duration
1 h 19 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$95 - $1,000
Flights from San Jose to San Diego
Ave. Duration
1 h 23 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$80 - $500
Flights from San Francisco to San Diego
Ave. Duration
1 h 34 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $550
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Monterey to San Diego via Los Angeles
Ave. Duration
3 h 31 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$70 - $600
Flights from San Francisco to San Diego
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $550
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 San Jose Diridon Station to Oakland Coliseum/Airport 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 Station to Los Angeles Union Station
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 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
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
$12
Schedules at
mst.org
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.

Rome2rio's guide to Amtrak
Contact Details
Phone
+1 215-856-7924
Website
amtrak.com
Night bus from Salinas Amtrak Station to San Jose Diridon Station
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
Frequency
Once daily
Website
amtrak.com
Monterey Bus
Website
montereyairbus.com
Shuttle from Prunedale to San Francisco International Airport
Ave. Duration
1 h 45 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$45 - $50
Schedules at
montereyairbus.com
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 Salinas, Ca to Los Angeles, Ca
Ave. Duration
7 h 35 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$35 - $90
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$35 - $60
Flexible
$65 - $90
Bus from Los Angeles, Ca to San Ysidro, Ca
Ave. Duration
3 h 40 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$19 - $45
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$19 - $29
Flexible
$35 - $45
ACN Autobuses
Phone
(01)66429904887
Email
clientes@acnautobuses.com
Website
acnautobuses.com
Bus from Los Angeles to San Ysidro
Ave. Duration
3 h 48 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Schedules at
acnautobuses.com
Greyhound Mexico
Phone
01-800 890 6821
Website
greyhound.com.mx
Bus from Los Angeles to San Ysidro
Ave. Duration
3 h 50 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$40 - $60
Schedules at
greyhound.com.mx
Tufesa
Phone
7022546899
Email
serviciosvegas@hotmail.com
Website
tufesabus.com
Bus from Gilroy, CA to Tijuana International Airport
Ave. Duration
11 h 40 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$65 - $95
Book at
GotoBus

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Yes, the driving distance between Salinas to Tijuana Airport (TIJ) is 445 miles. It takes approximately 7 h 36 min to drive from Salinas to Tijuana Airport (TIJ).

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Alaska Airlines, Inc. and United Airlines offer flights from Monterey Airport to San Diego Airport.

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There are 213+ hotels available in Tijuana Airport (TIJ). Prices start at $45 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Salinas to Monterey Airport is to line 56 bus which takes 37 min and costs $2 - $4.

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