There are 8 ways to get from San Diego to Matamoros by plane, 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 San Diego to Brownsville  •  7 h 2 min

  1. Fly from San Diego (SAN) to Brownsville (BRO) SAN - BRO

$283 - $1,104

Cheapest option

Bus  •  2 days 2 h

  1. Take the bus from San Diego to Brownsville, TX Tijuana Airport-Matamoros

$130 - $220

6 alternative options

Fly San Diego to Harlingen  •  7 h 36 min

  1. Fly from San Diego (SAN) to Harlingen (HRL) SAN - HRL

$322 - $1,236

Fly San Diego to McAllen, bus  •  8 h 46 min

  1. Fly from San Diego (SAN) to McAllen (MFE) SAN - MFE
  2. Take the bus from Mcallen, Tx to Brownsville, Tx

$300 - $1,138

Fly Tijuana to Matamoros  •  11 h 11 min

  1. Fly from Tijuana (TIJ) to Matamoros (MAM) TIJ - MAM

$179 - $667

Bus via G Street @ 6th Street Nb Fs  •  39 h 5 min

  1. Take the bus from San Diego, Ca to San Bernardino, Ca 7000 / ...
  2. Take the bus from San Bernardino to Brownsville, TX Tijuana Airport-Matamoros

$139 - $240

Train, bus  •  39 h 24 min

  1. Take the train from San Diego Santa Fe Depot Amtrak to Los Angeles Union Station Amtrak
  2. Take the train from Los Angeles Union Station Amtrak to San Antonio Amtrak
  3. Take the bus from San Antonio, Tx to Brownsville, Tx 897

$245 - $706

Drive  •  25 h 39 min

  1. Drive from San Diego to Matamoros 1563.2 miles

$200 - $310

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from San Diego to Matamoros is to bus which costs $130 - $220 and takes 2 days 2 h.

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The quickest way to get from San Diego to Matamoros is to fly which takes 7 h 2 min and costs $280 - $1,100.

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The distance between San Diego and Matamoros is 2048 km. The road distance is 2501 km.

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It takes approximately 7 h 2 min to get from San Diego to Matamoros, including transfers.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from San Diego and arriving at Brownsville, TX. Services depart once daily. The journey takes approximately 2 days 2 h.

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

United Airlines, American Airlines and Spirit Airlines fly from San Diego to Matamoros hourly. Alternatively, you can take a bus from San Diego to Matamoros via San Bernardino, Ca, E St @ Court Nb Ns, G Street @ 6th Street Nb Fs, and San Bernardino in around 39 h 5 min.

Airlines
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from San Diego to Brownsville via Houston
Ave. Duration
5 h 49 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$280 - $1,200
Flights from San Diego to Brownsville via Denver, Houston
Ave. Duration
9 h 8 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$310 - $1,300
Flights from San Diego to Brownsville via Los Angeles, Houston
Ave. Duration
8 h 36 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$290 - $1,300
Flights from San Diego to Brownsville via San Francisco, Houston
Ave. Duration
10 h 8 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$330 - $1,400
Flights from San Diego to Harlingen via Houston
Ave. Duration
5 h 28 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$290 - $1,300
Flights from San Diego to McAllen via Houston
Ave. Duration
5 h 57 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$280 - $1,200
Flights from San Diego to McAllen via Los Angeles, Houston
Ave. Duration
8 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$290 - $1,300
Flights from San Diego to McAllen via Denver, Houston
Ave. Duration
8 h 52 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$310 - $1,300
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from San Diego to Brownsville via Dallas/Ft.Worth
Ave. Duration
5 h 57 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$280 - $1,100
Flights from San Diego to Brownsville via Phoenix, Dallas/Ft.Worth
Ave. Duration
8 h 59 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$280 - $1,100
Flights from San Diego to Brownsville via Los Angeles, Dallas/Ft.Worth
Ave. Duration
10 h 16 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$290 - $1,200
Flights from San Diego to McAllen via Dallas/Ft.Worth
Ave. Duration
5 h 50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$280 - $1,100
Flights from San Diego to McAllen via Phoenix, Dallas/Ft.Worth
Ave. Duration
7 h 55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$280 - $1,100
Southwest Airlines
Website
southwest.com
Flights from San Diego to Harlingen via Austin
Ave. Duration
7 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$300 - $1,200
Flights from San Diego to Harlingen via Houston Hobby Apt
Ave. Duration
8 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$320 - $1,200
Flights from San Diego to Harlingen via Albuquerque, Houston Hobby Apt
Ave. Duration
7 h
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$330 - $1,200
Flights from San Diego to Harlingen via Phoenix, Austin
Ave. Duration
7 h 5 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$310 - $1,200
Flights from San Diego to Harlingen via Houston Hobby Apt, Austin
Ave. Duration
7 h 10 min
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$340 - $1,300
Aeroméxico
Website
world.aeromexico.com
Flights from Tijuana to Matamoros via Mexico City
Ave. Duration
10 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $1,200
Flights from Tijuana to Matamoros via Monterrey, Mexico City
Ave. Duration
10 h 7 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$220 - $1,900
Flights from Tijuana to Matamoros via Durango, Mexico City
Ave. Duration
10 h 19 min
When
Monday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$210 - $1,800
Flights from Tijuana to Matamoros via Guadalajara, Mexico City
Ave. Duration
10 h 52 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $1,800
Flights from Tijuana to Matamoros via Leon/Guanajuato, Mexico City
Ave. Duration
11 h 12 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $1,800
Flights from Tijuana to Matamoros via Culiacan, Mexico City
Ave. Duration
8 h 32 min
When
Monday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$160 - $600
Train operators
Amtrak
Phone
+1 1-800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Train from San Diego Santa Fe Depot Amtrak to Los Angeles Union Station Amtrak
Ave. Duration
2 h 59 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
Train from Los Angeles Union Station Amtrak to San Antonio Amtrak
Ave. Duration
28 h 50 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$180 - $550
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$180 - $270
Flexi Coach Seat
$320 - $460
Business Coach Seat
$380 - $550
Room
$700 - $1,000
Bus operators
Greyhound USA
Phone
+1 214-849-8100/1-800-231-2222
Email
ifsr@greyhound.com
Website
greyhound.com
Bus from Mcallen, Tx to Brownsville, Tx
Ave. Duration
1 h 40 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$12 - $28
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$12 - $19
Flexible
$22 - $28
Bus from San Diego, Ca to San Bernardino, Ca
Ave. Duration
2 h 30 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$16 - $40
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$16 - $25
Flexible
$30 - $40
Bus from San Antonio, Tx to Brownsville, Tx
Ave. Duration
5 h 50 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$30 - $80
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$30 - $55
Flexible
$60 - $80
Greyhound Mexico
Phone
01-800 890 6821
Website
greyhound.com.mx
Bus from McAllen to Brownsville, TX
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$35 - $55
Schedules at
greyhound.com.mx
Bus from San Bernardino to Brownsville, TX
Ave. Duration
34 h 55 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$120 - $200
Schedules at
greyhound.com.mx
Bus from San Diego to Brownsville, TX
Ave. Duration
2 days 2 h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$130 - $220
Schedules at
greyhound.com.mx

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