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

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

ABC operates a bus from San Diego to Mexicali hourly. Tickets cost $15 - $22 and the journey takes 2 h 30 min. Aguacaliente also services this route every 2 hours.

Bus operators
ABC
Website
abc.com.mx
Bus from Tijuana to Mexicali
Avg. Duration
2 h 30 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$15 - $22
Schedules at
reservamos.mx
Book at
reservamos.mx
Aguacaliente
Phone
6646212955
Email
atencionaclientes@autobusesaguacaliente.com.mx
Website
autobusesaguacaliente.com.mx
Bus from Tijuana to Mexicali
Avg. Duration
2 h
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$18
Schedules at
autobusesaguacaliente.com.mx
TAP
Website
tap.com.mx
Bus from Tijuana Bus Terminal to Mexicali Bus Terminal
Avg. Duration
2 h 40 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$15 - $21
Schedules at
tap.com.mx
Confort
$15 - $21
ETN
Website
etn.com.mx
Bus from Tijuana to Mexicali
Avg. Duration
2 h 40 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$15 - $26
Schedules at
etn.com.mx
Book at
venta.etn.com.mx
Web Advance
$18 - $26
Full Fare
$15 - $21

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Questions & Answers

How far is it from San Diego to Mexicali?

The distance between San Diego and Mexicali is 160 km. The road distance is 205 km.

What is the cheapest way to get from San Diego to Mexicali?

The cheapest way to get from San Diego to Mexicali is to drive which costs $15 and takes 2 h 11 min.

What is the fastest way to get from San Diego to Mexicali?

The quickest way to get from San Diego to Mexicali is to drive which takes 2 h 11 min and costs $15.

Is there a direct bus between San Diego and Mexicali?

No, there is no direct bus from San Diego to Mexicali. However, there are services departing from San Diego Bus Station and arriving at Mexicali Bus Terminal via Tijuana Bus Terminal. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 4 h 18 min.

How long does it take to get from San Diego to Mexicali?

It takes approximately 3 h 29 min to get from San Diego to Mexicali, including transfers.