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There are 6 ways to get from Seal Beach to Mexicali by train, bus, car, plane or tram

Select an option below to see step-by-step directions and to compare ticket prices and travel times in Rome2rio's travel planner.

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Train, bus  •  6 h 27 min

  1. Take the train from Santa Ana Amtrak Station to San Diego Santa Fe Depot Pacific Surfliner
  2. Take the bus from Tijuana to Mexicali

$104 - $158

Cheapest option

Bus ABC  •  8 h 11 min

  1. Take the bus from Long Beach, Ca to San Ysidro, Ca 9455 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Tijuana to Mexicali

$34 - $68

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Bus via Santa Ana  •  8 h 45 min

  1. Take the bus from Santa Ana to Tijuana Buenavista 606 Aeropuerto Tijuana / ...
  2. Take the bus from Tijuana Buenavista to Mexicali 2102 Ensenada / ...

Drive  •  3 h 45 min

  1. Drive from Seal Beach to Mexicali 218.5 miles

$21 - $35

Line 121 bus, fly to El Centro  •  4 h 30 min

  1. Take the line 121 bus from Second & Marina Nw to First & Shelter B N
  2. Fly from Los Angeles (LAX) to El Centro (IPL) LAX - IPL

$46 - $135

Line 121 bus, fly to San Diego, tram, bus  •  7 h 44 min

  1. Take the line 121 bus from Second & Marina Nw to First & Shelter B N
  2. Fly from Los Angeles (LAX) to San Diego (SAN) LAX - SAN
  3. Take the tram from America Plaza Station to San Ysidro/Intl Border
  4. Take the bus from Tijuana to Mexicali

$129 - $380

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The cheapest way to get from Seal Beach to Mexicali is to drive which costs $21 - $35 and takes 3 h 45 min.

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The quickest way to get from Seal Beach to Mexicali is to drive which costs $21 - $35 and takes 3 h 45 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Seal Beach to Mexicali. However, there are services departing from Electric & Main Nw and arriving at Mexicali via Long Beach, Ca and Tijuana. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 8 h 11 min.

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The distance between Seal Beach and Mexicali is 172 miles. The road distance is 218.5 miles.

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The best way to get from Seal Beach to Mexicali without a car is to train and bus which takes 6 h 27 min and costs $100 - $160.

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It takes approximately 6 h 27 min to get from Seal Beach to Mexicali, including transfers.

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Seal Beach to Mexicali bus services, operated by Greyhound USA, depart from Long Beach, Ca station.

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The quickest flight from Los Angeles Airport to El Centro Airport is the direct flight which takes 1 h 30 min.

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Seal Beach to Mexicali bus services, operated by ABC, arrive at Mexicali station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Seal Beach to Mexicali is 219 miles. It takes approximately 3 h 45 min to drive from Seal Beach to Mexicali.

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  • Distance: 172.5 miles
  • Duration: 6 h 27 min

What companies run services between Seal Beach, CA, USA and Mexicali, Mexico?

You can take a bus from Seal Beach to Mexicali via Pch & L.B. Blvd Ne, Long Beach, Ca, San Ysidro, Ca, and Tijuana in around 8 h 11 min.

Airlines
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Los Angeles to San Diego
Ave. Duration
50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $600
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Los Angeles to San Diego
Ave. Duration
57 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $650
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from Los Angeles to San Diego
Ave. Duration
54 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $600
Mokulele
Website
mokuleleairlines.com
Flights from Los Angeles to El Centro
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$45 - $180
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
+1 215-856-7924
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Santa Ana Amtrak Station to San Diego Santa Fe Depot
Ave. Duration
2 h 7 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$29 - $65
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$29 - $45
Flexi Coach Seat
$50 - $75
Business Coach Seat
$40 - $65
Room
$150 - $220
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
ABC
Website
abc.com.mx
Bus from Tijuana to Mexicali
Ave. Duration
2 h 30 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$15 - $22
Schedules at
reservamos.mx
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reservamos.mx
Aguacaliente
Phone
6646212955
Email
atencionaclientes@autobusesaguacaliente.com.mx
Website
autobusesaguacaliente.com.mx
Bus from Tijuana to Mexicali
Ave. Duration
2 h
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$17
Schedules at
autobusesaguacaliente.com.mx
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 Long Beach, Ca to San Ysidro, Ca
Ave. Duration
3 h 20 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$18 - $45
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$18 - $27
Flexible
$30 - $45
Greyhound Mexico
Phone
01-800 890 6821
Website
greyhound.com.mx
Bus from Long Beach to San Ysidro
Ave. Duration
3 h 45 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$40 - $60
Schedules at
greyhound.com.mx
ACN Autobuses
Phone
(01)66429904887
Email
clientes@acnautobuses.com
Website
acnautobuses.com
Bus from Santa Ana to Tijuana Buenavista
Ave. Duration
2 h 55 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Schedules at
acnautobuses.com
Bus from Tijuana Buenavista to Mexicali
Ave. Duration
2 h 23 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Schedules at
acnautobuses.com
Long Beach Transit
Website
lbtransit.com
Bus from Second & Marina Nw to First & Shelter B N
Ave. Duration
25 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$2
Schedules at
lbtransit.com

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Mokulele offers flights from Los Angeles Airport to El Centro Airport.

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