There are 7 ways to get from San Diego to Mexico City by plane, bus or car

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Fly Tijuana to Mexico City  •  5 h 52 min

  1. Fly from Tijuana (TIJ) to Mexico City (MEX) TIJ - MEX

$73 - $244

6 alternative options

Fly Tijuana to Toluca  •  7 h 42 min

  1. Fly from Tijuana (TIJ) to Toluca (TLC) TIJ - TLC

$102 - $308

Bus to Mexicali, fly to Mexico City  •  8 h 22 min

  1. Take the bus from Tijuana to Mexicali
  2. Fly from Mexicali (MXL) to Mexico City (MEX) MXL - MEX

$88 - $226

Bus Autobuses Elite  •  40 h 31 min

  1. Take the bus from Tijuana to Guadalajara
  2. Take the bus from Guadalajara to Mexico Poniente Guadalajara

$130 - $175

Bus TAP  •  43 h 14 min

  1. Take the bus from Tijuana to San Luis Río Colorado
  2. Take the bus from San Luis Río Colorado to Mexico

$98 - $184

Bus TAP #2  •  44 h 14 min

  1. Take the bus from Tijuana to Mexico

$85 - $200

Drive  •  30 h 30 min

  1. Drive from San Diego to Mexico City 1830.9 miles

$240 - $360

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The cheapest way to get from San Diego to Mexico City is to fly which costs $70 - $250 and takes 5 h 52 min.

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The quickest way to get from San Diego to Mexico City is to fly which takes 5 h 52 min and costs $70 - $250.

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The distance between San Diego and Mexico City is 2323 km. The road distance is 2929 km.

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It takes approximately 5 h 52 min to get from San Diego to Mexico City, including transfers.

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

Hainan, Aeroméxico and three other airlines fly from San Diego to Mexico City hourly. Alternatively, you can take a bus from San Diego to Mexico City via Tijuana Central Bus Term, Mx, Tijuana, Guadalajara, Mexico Poniente, and Observatorio in around 40 h 31 min.

Airlines
Aeroméxico
Website
world.aeromexico.com
Flights from Tijuana to Mexico City
Ave. Duration
3 h 36 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $380
Flights from Tijuana to Mexico City via Durango
Ave. Duration
4 h 42 min
When
Monday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$110 - $380
Flights from Mexicali to Mexico City
Ave. Duration
3 h 12 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$70 - $380
Volaris
Website
volaris.com
Flights from Tijuana to Mexico City
Ave. Duration
3 h 33 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$65 - $340
Flights from Tijuana to Toluca
Ave. Duration
3 h 19 min
When
Tuesday and Saturday
Estimated price
$75 - $300
Flights from Mexicali to Mexico City
Ave. Duration
3 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$60 - $260
Flights from Mexicali to Mexico City via Monterrey
Ave. Duration
6 h 22 min
When
Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday
Estimated price
$60 - $260
Flights from Mexicali to Mexico City via Guadalajara
Ave. Duration
7 h 7 min
When
Tuesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$60 - $260
Interjet
Website
interjet.com
Flights from Tijuana to Mexico City
Ave. Duration
3 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$95 - $330
Flights from Tijuana to Toluca via Guadalajara
Ave. Duration
4 h 40 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$160 - $380
Viva Aerobus
Website
vivaaerobus.com
Flights from Tijuana to Mexico City
Ave. Duration
3 h 35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$75 - $270
Hainan
Website
hainanairlines.com
Flights from Tijuana to Mexico City
Ave. Duration
3 h 5 min
When
Monday, Wednesday and Friday
Estimated price
$250 - $900
Bus operators
ABC
Website
abc.com.mx
Bus from Tijuana to Mexicali
Ave. Duration
2 h 30 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$14 - $21
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
$17
Schedules at
autobusesaguacaliente.com.mx
Bus from Tijuana to San Luis Río Colorado
Ave. Duration
2 h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$20
Schedules at
autobusesaguacaliente.com.mx
Autobuses Elite
Phone
01 800 507 5500, 57290807
Website
facebook.com
Bus from Tijuana to Guadalajara
Ave. Duration
30 h 25 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$90 - $100
Schedules at
estrellablanca.com.mx
Primera
$92
Primera Select
$100
ETN
Website
etn.com.mx
Bus from Guadalajara to Mexico Poniente
Ave. Duration
7 h
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$30 - $55
Schedules at
etn.com.mx
Book at
venta.etn.com.mx
Web Advance
$30 - $50
Full Fare
$35 - $55
Regular Price
$48
Internet Discount
$43
TAP
Website
tap.com.mx
Bus from San Luis Río Colorado to Mexico
Ave. Duration
38 h
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$75 - $160
Schedules at
tap.com.mx
Confort
$110 - $160
Bus from Tijuana to Mexico
Ave. Duration
41 h 50 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$75 - $180
Schedules at
tap.com.mx
Confort
$120 - $180

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