There are 4 ways to get from Santa Ana Airport (SNA) to Tijuana Airport (TIJ) by bus, train, tram or car

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Bus Greyhound USA  •  4 h 23 min

  1. Take the bus from Santa Ana, Ca to San Ysidro, Ca 9493 / ...

$27 - $94

3 alternative options

Bus  •  4 h 49 min

  1. Take the bus from Santa Ana to Tijuana Airport Matamoros-Tijuana Airport

$42 - $64

Train, tram  •  5 h 11 min

  1. Take the train from Irvine Transportation Center to San Diego Santa Fe Depot Pacific Surfliner
  2. Take the tram from America Plaza Station to San Ysidro/Intl Border UC San Diego Blue Line

$42 - $117

Drive  •  1 h 52 min

  1. Drive from Santa Ana Airport (SNA) to Tijuana Airport (TIJ) 105.8 miles

$10 - $15

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The cheapest way to get from Santa Ana Airport (SNA) to Tijuana Airport (TIJ) is to drive which costs $10 - $15 and takes 1 h 52 min.

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The quickest way to get from Santa Ana Airport (SNA) to Tijuana Airport (TIJ) is to drive which costs $10 - $15 and takes 1 h 52 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Santa Ana Airport (SNA) to Tijuana Airport (TIJ). However, there are services departing from Von Karman-Quartz and arriving at Tijuana Airport via Santa Ana, Ca and San Ysidro. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 4 h 23 min.

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The distance between Santa Ana Airport (SNA) and Tijuana Airport (TIJ) is 94 miles. The road distance is 105.8 miles.

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The best way to get from Santa Ana Airport (SNA) to Tijuana Airport (TIJ) without a car is to bus which takes 4 h 23 min and costs $27 - $95.

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It takes approximately 4 h 23 min to get from Santa Ana Airport (SNA) to Tijuana Airport (TIJ), including transfers.

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Santa Ana Airport (SNA) to Tijuana Airport (TIJ) bus services, operated by Greyhound USA, depart from Santa Ana, Ca station.

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Santa Ana Airport (SNA) to Tijuana Airport (TIJ) bus services, operated by Greyhound USA, arrive at San Ysidro, Ca station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Santa Ana Airport (SNA) to Tijuana Airport (TIJ) is 106 miles. It takes approximately 1 h 52 min to drive from Santa Ana Airport (SNA) to Tijuana Airport (TIJ).

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There are 198+ hotels available in Tijuana Airport (TIJ). Prices start at $53 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Santa Ana Airport (SNA) to Tijuana Airport (TIJ).
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  • Distance: 94.1 miles
  • Duration: 4 h 23 min

What companies run services between Santa Ana Airport (SNA), USA and Tijuana Airport (TIJ), Mexico?

Greyhound USA operates a bus from Santa Ana Airport (SNA) to Tijuana Airport (TIJ) every 30 minutes. Tickets cost $16 - $40 and the journey takes 2 h 35 min. Greyhound Mexico also services this route once daily.

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 Irvine Transportation Center to San Diego Santa Fe Depot
Ave. Duration
1 h 53 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$28 - $60
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$28 - $45
Flexi Coach Seat
$45 - $70
Business Coach Seat
$40 - $60
Room
$150 - $210
San Diego Metro Transit
Phone
+1 619-233-3004
Website
sdmts.com
Tram from America Plaza Station to San Ysidro/Intl Border
Ave. Duration
45 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$3
Schedules at
sdmts.com
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.

Rome2rio's guide to Greyhound USA
Contact Details
Phone
+1 214-849-8100/1-800-231-2222
Email
ifsr@greyhound.com
Website
greyhound.com
Bus from Santa Ana, Ca to San Ysidro, Ca
Ave. Duration
2 h 35 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$16 - $40
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$16 - $25
Flexible
$29 - $40
Greyhound Mexico
Phone
01-800 890 6821
Website
greyhound.com.mx
Bus from Santa Ana to San Ysidro
Ave. Duration
2 h 21 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$40 - $60
Schedules at
greyhound.com.mx
Bus from Santa Ana to Tijuana Airport
Ave. Duration
3 h 15 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$40 - $60
Schedules at
greyhound.com.mx

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