There are 3 ways to get from San Diego to Tijuana by tram, bus or car

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Recommended option

Tram  •  50 min

  1. Take the tram from Fifth Avenue Station to San Ysidro/Intl Border UC San Diego Blue Line

$4

2 alternative options

Line 9455 bus  •  1 h 10 min

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

$9 - $20

Drive  •  23 min

  1. Drive from San Diego to Tijuana 20.9 miles

$2 - $3

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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 takes 23 min and costs $2 - $3.

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The distance between San Diego and Tijuana is 28 km. The road distance is 34 km.

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It takes approximately 50 min to get from San Diego to Tijuana, including transfers.

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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 every 15 minutes, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 1 h 10 min.

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

Greyhound USA operates a bus from San Diego to Tijuana every 15 minutes. Tickets cost $9 - $20 and the journey takes 1 h 10 min.

Train operators
San Diego Metro Transit
Phone
+1 619-233-3004
Website
sdmts.com
Tram from Fifth Avenue Station to San Ysidro/Intl Border
Ave. Duration
43 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
$3
Schedules at
sdmts.com
Bus operators
Greyhound USA
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
1 h 10 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$9 - $20
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$9 - $13
Flexible
$15 - $20

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