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There are 4 ways to get from San Diego to Rosarito by tram, car or bus

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Tram, drive

  1. Take the tram from Fifth Avenue Station to San Ysidro Station
  2. Drive from San Ysidro Station to Rosarito

Tram, drive via Civic Center Station

  1. Take the tram from Civic Center Station to San Ysidro Station
  2. Drive from San Ysidro Station to Rosarito

Bus, drive

  1. Take the bus from Broadway & 5th Av to Otay Mesa Transit Center
  2. Drive from Otay Mesa Transit Center to Rosarito

Drive

  1. Drive from San Diego to Rosarito
United States → Mexico
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International entry into Mexico from United States

  • Entry is partially open for citizens and permanent residents of United States
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Allowed for: All visitors arriving by air. United States land borders are closed to non-essential travel

Restricted for: There are no current restrictions

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Conditions of entry into Mexico from United States

  • Health screen upon arrival. Those showing symptoms will be asked to self-quarantine
This applies to arrivals from all countries, with no exceptions

Rules to follow in Mexico

1.5m

Mandatory

Mandatory

Considerations leaving from United States

The official advice is to delay international travel until fully vaccinated

Frequently Asked Questions


Yes, but conditions apply when entering Mexico from United States.

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Domestic travel is not restricted, but some conditions may apply

  • Face masks are mandatory
  • There is a social distancing requirement of 1.5 metres
  • Observe COVID-19 safety rules

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The national COVID-19 helpline number in Rosarito is 911.

Wearing a face mask on public transport in Rosarito is mandatory.

The social distance requirement in Rosarito is 1.5 metres.

Make yourself known to an official member of staff and/or call the national coronavirus helpline number on 911.

No, but conditions apply when returning to United States from Mexico.

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Last updated: 22 Sep 2021
Exceptions may apply, for full details: Secretary of Foreign Relations.

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Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from San Diego to Rosarito is to drive which costs $3 - $5 and takes 40 min.

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The quickest way to get from San Diego to Rosarito is to drive which costs $3 - $5 and takes 40 min.

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It is 41 km from San Diego to Rosarito. It is approximately 50.4 km to drive.

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It takes approximately 1h 5m to get from San Diego to Rosarito, including transfers.

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Yes, the driving distance between San Diego to Rosarito is 50 km. It takes approximately 40 min to drive from San Diego to Rosarito.

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  • Distance: 40.9 km
  • Duration: 1h 5m

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

There is no direct connection from San Diego to Rosarito. However, you can take the tram to San Ysidro Station then take the drive to Rosarito. Alternatively, you can take the tram to San Ysidro Station then take the drive to Rosarito.

Train operators
San Diego Metro Transit
Phone
+1 619-233-3004
Website
sdmts.com
Tram from Fifth Avenue Station to San Ysidro Station
Ave. Duration
41 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$25 - $55
Schedules at
sdmts.com
One Way - Senior / Disabled / Medicare
$26
One Way - Adult/Youth
$51
Tram from Civic Center Station to San Ysidro Station
Ave. Duration
43 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$25 - $55
Schedules at
sdmts.com
One Way - Senior / Disabled / Medicare
$26
One Way - Adult/Youth
$51
Bus operators
San Diego Metro Transit
Phone
+1 619-233-3004
Website
sdmts.com
Bus from Broadway & 5th Av to Otay Mesa Transit Center
Ave. Duration
56 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$25 - $110
Schedules at
sdmts.com
One Way - Senior / Disabled / Medicare
$25 - $55
One Way - Adult/Youth
$50 - $110

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