There are 3 ways to get from San Diego to Calexico by bus, tram or car

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Bus  •  3 h

  1. Take the bus from San Diego, Ca to Calexico, Ca 9610 / ...

$18 - $45

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Tram, bus  •  3 h 38 min

  1. Take the tram from Fifth Avenue Station to El Cajon Transit Center Orange Line
  2. Take the bus from El Cajon to El Centro, Ca 9610 / ...

$26 - $60

Drive  •  2 h 3 min

  1. Drive from San Diego to Calexico 123.2 miles

$12 - $18

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The cheapest way to get from San Diego to Calexico is to drive which costs $12 - $18 and takes 2 h 3 min.

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The quickest way to get from San Diego to Calexico is to drive which costs $12 - $18 and takes 2 h 3 min.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from San Diego, Ca and arriving at Calexico, Ca. Services depart hourly, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 3 h.

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The distance between San Diego and Calexico is 97 miles. The road distance is 123.2 miles.

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The best way to get from San Diego to Calexico without a car is to bus which takes 3 h and costs $18 - $45.

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The bus from San Diego, Ca to Calexico, Ca takes 3 h including transfers and departs hourly.

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San Diego to Calexico bus services, operated by Greyhound USA, depart from San Diego, Ca station.

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San Diego to Calexico bus services, operated by Greyhound USA, arrive at Calexico, Ca station.

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Map of how to get from San Diego to Calexico.
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  • Distance: 97.3 miles
  • Duration: 3 h

What companies run services between San Diego, CA, USA and Calexico, CA, USA?

Greyhound USA operates a bus from San Diego to Calexico hourly. Tickets cost $18 - $45 and the journey takes 3 h. Greyhound Mexico also services this route 5 times a day.

Train operators
San Diego Metro Transit
Phone
+1 619-233-3004
Website
sdmts.com
Tram from Fifth Avenue Station to El Cajon Transit Center
Ave. Duration
48 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$3
Schedules at
sdmts.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 Diego, Ca to Calexico, Ca
Ave. Duration
3 h
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$18 - $45
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$18 - $28
Flexible
$30 - $45
Bus from El Cajon to El Centro, Ca
Ave. Duration
2 h
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$16 - $40
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$16 - $24
Flexible
$28 - $40
Greyhound Mexico
Phone
01-800 890 6821
Website
greyhound.com.mx
Bus from San Diego to Calexico,CA
Ave. Duration
3 h 20 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$40 - $60
Schedules at
greyhound.com.mx
Bus from El Cajon to El Centro, Ca
Ave. Duration
2 h
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$40 - $60
Schedules at
greyhound.com.mx

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