There are 3 ways to get from San Diego to Ensenada by bus or car

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Bus  •  3 h 39 min

  1. Take the bus from Tijuana to Ensenada

$17 - $30

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Line 9455 bus, bus  •  4 h 5 min

  1. Take the line 9455 bus from San Diego, Ca to Tijuana Central Bus Term, Mx 9455 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Tijuana to Ensenada Tecate-Ensenada

$16 - $31

1 alternative option

Drive  •  1 h 42 min

  1. Drive from San Diego to Ensenada 87.5 miles

$8 - $13

Questions & Answers

No, there is no direct bus from San Diego to Ensenada. However, there are services departing from San Diego, Ca and arriving at Ensenada via Tijuana. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 3 h 39 min.

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The distance between San Diego and Ensenada is 67 miles. The road distance is 87.5 miles.

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The best way to get from San Diego to Ensenada without a car is to bus which takes 3 h 39 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 3 h 39 min to get from San Diego to Ensenada, including transfers.

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San Diego to Ensenada bus services, operated by Aguacaliente, depart from Tijuana station.

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San Diego to Ensenada bus services, operated by Aguacaliente, arrive at Ensenada station.

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Yes, the driving distance between San Diego to Ensenada is 88 miles. It takes approximately 1 h 42 min to drive from San Diego to Ensenada.

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There are 205+ hotels available in Ensenada. Prices start at $79 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from San Diego to Ensenada.
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  • Distance: 67.3 miles
  • Duration: 3 h 39 min

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

Aguacaliente operates a bus from San Diego to Ensenada every 3 hours. Tickets cost $10 and the journey takes 2 h. ABC also services this route once daily.

Bus operators
Aguacaliente
Phone
6646212955
Email
atencionaclientes@autobusesaguacaliente.com.mx
Website
autobusesaguacaliente.com.mx
Bus from Tijuana to Ensenada
Ave. Duration
2 h
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$10
Schedules at
autobusesaguacaliente.com.mx
ABC
Website
abc.com.mx
Bus from Tijuana to Ensenada
Ave. Duration
1 h 47 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$8 - $12
Schedules at
reservamos.mx
Book at
reservamos.mx
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 Tijuana Central Bus Term, Mx
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
$9 - $20
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$9 - $13
Flexible
$15 - $20
Estrella Blanca
Website
estrellablanca.com.mx
Bus from Tijuana to Ensenada
Ave. Duration
1 h 55 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$7 - $11
Schedules at
estrellablanca.com.mx
Económico
$7 - $11
Primera Select
$8 - $11

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