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There are 2 ways to get from San Diego to Tijuana by bus or car

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Line 9455 bus  •  1h 10m

  1. Take the line 9455 bus from San Diego, Ca to Tijuana Central Bus Term, Mx 9455 / ...

$220 - $330

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Drive  •  23 min

  1. Drive from San Diego to Tijuana 33 km

$45 - $70

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The cheapest way to get from San Diego to Tijuana is to drive which costs $2 - $3 and takes 23 min.

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The quickest way to get from San Diego to Tijuana is to drive which costs $2 - $3 and takes 23 min.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from San Diego, Ca and arriving at Tijuana Central Bus Term, Mx. Services depart hourly, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 1h 10m.

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The distance between San Diego and Tijuana is 28 km. The road distance is 33 km.

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The best way to get from San Diego to Tijuana without a car is to line 9455 bus which takes 1h 10m and costs $10 - $15.

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The line 9455 bus from San Diego, Ca to Tijuana Central Bus Term, Mx takes 1h 10m including transfers and departs hourly.

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San Diego to Tijuana bus services, operated by Greyhound USA, depart from San Diego, Ca station.

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San Diego to Tijuana bus services, operated by Greyhound USA, arrive at Tijuana Central Bus Term, Mx station.

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Yes, the driving distance between San Diego to Tijuana is 33 km. It takes approximately 23 min to drive from San Diego to Tijuana.

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  • Distance: 27.9 km
  • Duration: 1h 10m

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

Greyhound USA operates a bus from San Diego, Ca to Tijuana Central Bus Term, Mx hourly. Tickets cost $220 - $330 and the journey takes 1h 10m.

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Greyhound USA

Greyhound is a leading bus company based in Dallas, Texas, serving over 3800 destinations across North America, Mexico and Canada. Greyhound carries around 18 million passengers a year who travel 5.4 billion miles (8.6 billion km) a year on their fleet of around 1700 vehicles. For travel flexibility, you can board or get off a Greyhound bus at official Greyhound stations, partner stations and curbside stops. There are around 230 Greyhound stations across the US where you can both catch your bus and buy tickets, that are also available on the official website and via the mobile app.

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Phone
+1 214-849-8100/1-800-231-2222
Email
ifsr@greyhound.com
Website
greyhound.com
Bus from San Diego, Ca to Tijuana Central Bus Term, Mx
Ave. Duration
1h 10m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$220 - $330
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$220 - $330
Flexible
$550 - $850

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There are 270+ hotels available in Tijuana. Prices start at $2250 MXN per night.

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