There are 7 ways to get from Tapachula to Tijuana by plane, bus or car

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

Recommended option

Fly to Tijuana  •  8 h

  1. Fly from Tapachula (TAP) to Tijuana (TIJ) TAP - TIJ

$98 - $364

6 alternative options

Fly to Mexicali, bus  •  10 h 53 min

  1. Fly from Tapachula (TAP) to Mexicali (MXL) TAP - MXL
  2. Take the bus from Mexicali to Tijuana

$120 - $418

Fly to San Diego  •  12 h 37 min

  1. Fly from Tapachula (TAP) to San Diego (SAN) TAP - SAN

$245 - $877

Bus  •  2 days 1 h

  1. Take the bus from Tapachula to Puebla CAPU
  2. Take the bus from Puebla to Gómez Palacio
  3. Take the bus from Gómez Palacio to Tijuana Bus Terminal

$191 - $360

Bus Autobuses Elite  •  2 days 8 h

  1. Take the bus from Tapachula to México Central Norte
  2. Take the bus from Mexico City North Bus Terminal to Guadalajara
  3. Take the bus from Guadalajara to Tijuana

$156 - $216

Bus TAP  •  2 days 13 h

  1. Take the bus from Tapachula to México Central Norte Gl/Occ
  2. Take the bus from Mexico to Tijuana

$115 - $256

Drive  •  44 h 34 min

  1. Drive from Tapachula to Tijuana 2458.7 miles

$320 - $480

What companies run services between Tapachula, Mexico and Tijuana, Mexico?

Aeroméxico and Volaris fly from Tapachula to Tijuana hourly. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Tapachula to Tijuana via Puebla CAPU, Puebla, and Gómez Palacio in around 2 days 1 h.

Airlines
Aeroméxico
Website
world.aeromexico.com
Flights from Tapachula to Tijuana via Mexico City
Ave. Duration
6 h 52 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $1,100
Flights from Tapachula to Tijuana via Mexico City, Durango
Ave. Duration
7 h 40 min
When
Friday
Estimated price
$120 - $1,100
Flights from Tapachula to Tijuana via Mexico City, Guadalajara
Ave. Duration
8 h 40 min
When
Monday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$120 - $1,100
Flights from Tapachula to Mexicali via Mexico City
Ave. Duration
11 h 19 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $1,200
Flights from Tapachula to San Diego via Mexico City, Los Angeles
Ave. Duration
12 h 26 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$240 - $1,100
Southwest Airlines
Website
southwest.com
Flights from Tapachula to San Diego via Mexico City, Puerto Vallarta
Ave. Duration
10 h 27 min
When
Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$220 - $800
Flights from Tapachula to San Diego via Mexico City, San Francisco
Ave. Duration
10 h 27 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$300 - $1,200
Flights from Tapachula to San Diego via Mexico City, Denver
Ave. Duration
10 h 42 min
When
Monday
Estimated price
$290 - $1,200
Flights from Tapachula to San Diego via Mexico City, San Jose
Ave. Duration
10 h 42 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$290 - $1,200
Flights from Tapachula to San Diego via Mexico City, Austin
Ave. Duration
10 h 42 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday and Friday
Estimated price
$240 - $850
Flights from Tapachula to San Diego via Mexico City, San Jose Cabo
Ave. Duration
11 h 12 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$220 - $800
Flights from Tapachula to San Diego via Mexico City, San Antonio
Ave. Duration
11 h 17 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$240 - $850
Flights from Tapachula to San Diego via Mexico City, Houston Hobby Apt
Ave. Duration
11 h 42 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$250 - $900
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from Tapachula to San Diego via Mexico City, Las Vegas
Ave. Duration
12 h 10 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$250 - $1,100
Flights from Tapachula to San Diego via Mexico City, Los Angeles
Ave. Duration
12 h 32 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$240 - $1,100
Flights from Tapachula to San Diego via Mexico City, Salt Lake City
Ave. Duration
13 h 54 min
When
Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$290 - $1,700
Volaris
Website
volaris.com
Flights from Tapachula to Tijuana via Mexico City
Ave. Duration
9 h 56 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$90 - $350
Flights from Tapachula to Tijuana via Mexico City, Culiacan
Ave. Duration
11 h 26 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$90 - $350
Flights from Tapachula to Mexicali via Mexico City
Ave. Duration
11 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $390
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Tapachula to San Diego via Mexico City, Dallas/Ft.Worth
Ave. Duration
10 h 42 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$250 - $1,400
Alaska Airlines, Inc.
Website
alaskaair.com
Flights from Tapachula to San Diego via Mexico City, San Jose Cabo
Ave. Duration
11 h 32 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$230 - $850
Bus operators
ABC
Website
abc.com.mx
Bus from Mexicali to Tijuana
Ave. Duration
2 h 30 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$12 - $18
Schedules at
reservamos.mx
Book at
reservamos.mx
Aguacaliente
Phone
6646212955
Email
atencionaclientes@autobusesaguacaliente.com.mx
Website
autobusesaguacaliente.com.mx
Bus from Mexicali to Tijuana
Ave. Duration
2 h
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$17
Schedules at
autobusesaguacaliente.com.mx
ADO
Phone
+52 800 369 4652
Website
ado.com.mx
Bus from Tapachula to Puebla CAPU
Ave. Duration
16 h
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$35 - $85
Schedules at
ado.com.mx
Bus from Tapachula to México Central Norte
Ave. Duration
18 h 45 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$40 - $80
Schedules at
ado.com.mx
ETN
Website
etn.com.mx
Bus from Puebla to Gómez Palacio
Ave. Duration
14 h 45 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$60 - $120
Schedules at
etn.com.mx
Book at
venta.etn.com.mx
Web Advance
$60 - $90
Full Fare
$80 - $120
Greyhound Mexico
Phone
01-800 890 6821
Website
greyhound.com.mx
Bus from Gómez Palacio to Tijuana Bus Terminal
Ave. Duration
16 h 15 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$95 - $160
Schedules at
greyhound.com.mx
Primera Plus
Website
primeraplus.com.mx
Bus from Mexico City North Bus Terminal to Guadalajara
Ave. Duration
6 h 25 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$31
Schedules at
primeraplus.com.mx
Omnibus de Mexico
Website
odm.com.mx
Bus from Mexico City North Bus to Guadalajara
Ave. Duration
6 h 30 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$26 - $40
Schedules at
odm.com.mx
Autobuses Elite
Phone
01 800 507 5500, 57290807
Website
facebook.com
Bus from Guadalajara to Tijuana
Ave. Duration
30 h 25 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$90 - $100
Schedules at
estrellablanca.com.mx
Primera
$93
Primera Select
$100

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Questions & Answers

The distance between Tapachula and Tijuana is 3175 km. The road distance is 3934 km.

The cheapest way to get from Tapachula to Tijuana is to fly which costs $1900 - $7500 and takes 8 h.

The quickest way to get from Tapachula to Tijuana is to fly which takes 8 h and costs $1900 - $7500.

No, there is no direct bus from Tapachula to Tijuana. However, there are services departing from Tapachula and arriving at Tijuana Bus Terminal via Puebla and Gómez Palacio. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 2 days 1 h.

It takes approximately 8 h to get from Tapachula to Tijuana, including transfers.