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

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Bus ABC  •  3 h 28 min

  1. Take the bus from Tijuana to Mexicali

$23 - $38

2 alternative options

Bus  •  4 h 20 min

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

$28 - $87

Drive  •  2 h 11 min

  1. Drive from San Diego to Mexicali 128.2 miles

$12 - $19

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The cheapest way to get from San Diego to Mexicali is to drive which costs $12 - $19 and takes 2 h 11 min.

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The quickest way to get from San Diego to Mexicali is to drive which takes 2 h 11 min and costs $12 - $19.

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

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It takes approximately 3 h 28 min to get from San Diego to Mexicali, including transfers.

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No, there is no direct bus from San Diego to Mexicali. However, there are services departing from San Diego, Ca and arriving at Mexicali via Tijuana. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 3 h 28 min.

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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 $14 - $20 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
Ave. Duration
2 h 30 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$14 - $20
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
Ave. Duration
2 h
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$16
Schedules at
autobusesaguacaliente.com.mx
Greyhound USA
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

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