There are 4 ways to get from Tecate to San Diego by bus, tram or car

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Bus, line 6317 bus  •  1 h 53 min

  1. Take the bus from Sr 188 & Tecate Mart to El Cajon Transit Center 894
  2. Take the line 6317 bus from El Cajon to San Diego, Ca 6317 / ...

$10 - $20

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Bus, tram  •  2 h 4 min

  1. Take the bus from Sr 188 & Tecate Mart to El Cajon Transit Center 894
  2. Take the tram from El Cajon Transit Center to Fifth Avenue Station Orange Line

$5 - $6

2 alternative options

Bus  •  4 h

  1. Take the bus from Tecate to Tijuana Tecate-Ensenada / ...
  2. Take the bus from Tijuana to San Diego Tijuana-Reynosa / ...

$39 - $99

Drive  •  54 min

  1. Drive from Tecate to San Diego 44.8 miles

$4 - $7

Questions & Answers

No, there is no direct bus from Tecate to San Diego. However, there are services departing from Sr 188 & Tecate Mart and arriving at San Diego, Ca via El Cajon. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 1 h 53 min.

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The distance between Tecate and San Diego is 53 km. The road distance is 71.7 km.

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The best way to get from Tecate to San Diego without a car is to bus and line 6317 bus which takes 1 h 53 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 1 h 53 min to get from Tecate to San Diego, including transfers.

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Tecate to San Diego bus services, operated by San Diego Metro Transit, depart from Sr 188 & Tecate Mart station.

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Tecate to San Diego bus services, operated by Greyhound USA, arrive at San Diego, Ca station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Tecate to San Diego is 72 km. It takes approximately 54 min to drive from Tecate to San Diego.

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There are 1106+ hotels available in San Diego. Prices start at $71 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Tecate to San Diego.
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  • Distance: 33.1 miles
  • Duration: 1 h 53 min

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

You can take a bus from Tecate to San Diego via El Cajon Transit Center and El Cajon in around 1 h 53 min.

Train operators
San Diego Metro Transit
Phone
+1 619-233-3004
Website
sdmts.com
Tram from El Cajon Transit Center to Fifth Avenue Station
Ave. Duration
46 min
Frequency
Every 20 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 El Cajon to San Diego, Ca
Ave. Duration
30 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$8 - $18
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$8 - $12
Flexible
$14 - $18
Estrella Blanca
Website
estrellablanca.com.mx
Bus from Tecate to Tijuana
Ave. Duration
45 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$3 - $8
Schedules at
estrellablanca.com.mx
Económico
$5 - $8
Primera Select
$3 - $5
Greyhound Mexico
Phone
01-800 890 6821
Website
greyhound.com.mx
Bus from Tecate to Tijuana
Ave. Duration
45 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$35 - $50
Schedules at
greyhound.com.mx
Bus from Tijuana to San Diego
Ave. Duration
2 h 15 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$35 - $50
Schedules at
greyhound.com.mx

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