There are 5 ways to get from San Fernando to Tijuana by bus, train or car

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Bus  •  5 h 22 min

  1. Take the bus from Los Angeles, Ca to Tijuana Central Bus Term, Mx 9483 / ...

$29 - $69

Cheapest option

Line 794 bus, bus  •  5 h 46 min

  1. Take the line 794 bus from Truman / Maclay to Hill / 7th 94 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Downtown Los Angeles to Tijuana (Yellow Cab) LA - Tijuana / ...

$13 - $68

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Train  •  6 h 43 min

  1. Take the train from Los Angeles Union Station Amtrak to San Diego Santa Fe Depot Pacific Surfliner

$42 - $90

Line 794 bus, train  •  6 h 57 min

  1. Take the line 794 bus from Truman / Maclay to Hill / College 94 / ...
  2. Take the train from Los Angeles Union Station Amtrak to San Diego Santa Fe Depot Pacific Surfliner

$42 - $100

Drive  •  2 h 49 min

  1. Drive from San Fernando to Tijuana 161.7 miles

$15 - $23

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The cheapest way to get from San Fernando to Tijuana is to drive which costs $15 - $23 and takes 2 h 49 min.

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The quickest way to get from San Fernando to Tijuana is to drive which costs $15 - $23 and takes 2 h 49 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from San Fernando to Tijuana. However, there are services departing from San Fernando, Ca and arriving at Tijuana Central Bus Term, Mx via Los Angeles, Ca. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 5 h 22 min.

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The distance between San Fernando and Tijuana is 149 miles. The road distance is 161.7 miles.

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The best way to get from San Fernando to Tijuana without a car is to bus which takes 5 h 22 min and costs $29 - $70.

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It takes approximately 5 h 22 min to get from San Fernando to Tijuana, including transfers.

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San Fernando to Tijuana bus services, operated by Greyhound USA, depart from Los Angeles, Ca station.

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The best way to get from San Fernando to Tijuana is to bus which takes 5 h 22 min and costs $29 - $70. Alternatively, you can train, which costs $40 - $95 and takes 6 h 43 min.

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San Fernando 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 Fernando to Tijuana is 162 miles. It takes approximately 2 h 49 min to drive from San Fernando to Tijuana.

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  • Distance: 149.1 miles
  • Duration: 5 h 22 min

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

Greyhound USA operates a bus from San Fernando to Tijuana hourly. Tickets cost $20 - $50 and the journey takes 4 h. Alternatively, Amtrak operates a train from San Fernando to Tijuana every 2 hours. Tickets cost $30 - $75 and the journey takes 2 h 54 min.

Train operators
Amtrak

Amtrak is a rail service that connects the US and three Canadian provinces. Covering 21,000 route miles (34,000km) Amtrak operates more than 300 trains daily. These medium and long distance intercity services operate at speeds of up to 240km/h, to more than 500 destinations. Founded in 1971, it is based in Washington, D.C. and offers four classes of travel: First Class, Sleeper, Business and Coach. Ticket fares are divided into five subclasses: Saver, Value, Flexible, Business and Premium. Amtrak trains are known for their wide seats, plug-in power, big windows and storage capabilities.

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Contact Details
Phone
+1 1-800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Los Angeles Union Station Amtrak to San Diego Santa Fe Depot
Ave. Duration
2 h 54 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$30 - $75
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$30 - $50
Flexi Coach Seat
$55 - $85
Business Coach Seat
$50 - $75
Room
$170 - $240
Bus operators
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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Contact Details
Phone
+1 214-849-8100/1-800-231-2222
Email
ifsr@greyhound.com
Website
greyhound.com
Bus from Los Angeles, Ca to Tijuana Central Bus Term, Mx
Ave. Duration
4 h
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$20 - $50
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$20 - $35
Flexible
$35 - $50
Metro Los Angeles
Website
metro.net
Bus from Truman / Maclay to Hill / 7th
Ave. Duration
1 h 37 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$1 - $3
Schedules at
metro.net
Bus from Truman / Maclay to Hill / College
Ave. Duration
1 h 27 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$1 - $3
Schedules at
metro.net
Tufesa
Phone
7022546899
Email
serviciosvegas@hotmail.com
Website
tufesabus.com
Bus from Downtown Los Angeles to Tijuana (Yellow Cab)
Ave. Duration
3 h
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$11 - $65
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Plus
$11 - $17
Platinum
$18 - $23
Ejecutivo
$19 - $26

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