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There are 11 ways to get from Tijuana Airport (TIJ) to Guanajuato by plane, shuttle, bus or car

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Fly to Leon/Guanajuato  •  4h 35m

  1. Fly from Tijuana (TIJ) to Leon/Guanajuato (BJX) TIJ - BJX

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Fly to Aguascalientes, shuttle  •  5h 44m

  1. Fly from Tijuana (TIJ) to Aguascalientes (AGU) TIJ - AGU
  2. Take a shuttle bus from Aguascalientes to Guanajuato

Fly to Queretaro, shuttle, bus  •  7h 37m

  1. Fly from Tijuana (TIJ) to Queretaro (QRO) TIJ - QRO
  2. Take a shuttle bus from Queretaro Airport to San Miguel de Allende
  3. Take the bus from San Miguel de Allende to Guanajuato

Fly to San Luis Potosi, bus  •  8h 15m

  1. Fly from Tijuana (TIJ) to San Luis Potosi (SLP) TIJ - SLP
  2. Take the bus from San Luis Potosí to León
  3. Take the bus from León to Guanajuato

Fly to Morelia, bus  •  8h 4m

  1. Fly from Tijuana (TIJ) to Morelia (MLM) TIJ - MLM
  2. Take the bus from Morelia to Irapuato

Fly to Guadalajara, bus  •  9h 12m

  1. Fly from Tijuana (TIJ) to Guadalajara (GDL) TIJ - GDL
  2. Take the bus from Guadalajara to Guanajuato

Fly to Zacatecas, bus, shuttle  •  8h 37m

  1. Fly from Tijuana (TIJ) to Zacatecas (ZCL) TIJ - ZCL
  2. Take the bus from Zacatecas to Aguascalientes
  3. Take a shuttle bus from Aguascalientes to Guanajuato

Bus via San Luis Río Colorado  •  27h 17m

  1. Take the bus from Tecate to San Luis Río Colorado
  2. Take the bus from San Luis Río Colorado to La Piedad
  3. Take the bus from La Piedad to Irapuato

Bus  •  36h 45m

  1. Take the bus from Tecate to Guadalajara Ensenada
  2. Take the bus from Guadalajara to Guanajuato Guadalajara

Bus #2  •  38h 18m

  1. Take the bus from Tijuana International Airport to Mexicali
  2. Take the bus from Mexicali to León
  3. Take the bus from León to Guanajuato

Drive  •  27h 55m

  1. Drive from Tijuana Airport (TIJ) to Guanajuato 2487.8 km
Tijuana Airport (TIJ) → Guanajuato
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The cheapest way to get from Tijuana Airport (TIJ) to Guanajuato is to fly which costs $800 - $3200 and takes 4h 35m.

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The fastest way to get from Tijuana Airport (TIJ) to Guanajuato is to fly. Taking this option will cost $800 - $3200 and takes 4h 35m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Tijuana Airport (TIJ) to Guanajuato. However, there are services departing from Tijuana International Airport and arriving at Guanajuato via Tecate, San Luis Río Colorado, La Piedad and Irapuato. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 27h 17m.

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The distance between Tijuana Airport (TIJ) and Guanajuato is 2015 km. The road distance is 2487.8 km.

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The best way to get from Tijuana Airport (TIJ) to Guanajuato without a car is to bus via San Luis Río Colorado which takes 27h 17m and costs $2800 - $3100.

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It takes approximately 4h 35m to get from Tijuana Airport (TIJ) to Guanajuato, including transfers.

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Tijuana Airport (TIJ) to Guanajuato bus services, operated by Autobuses Tim Premier, depart from Tecate station.

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The best way to get from Tijuana Airport (TIJ) to Guanajuato is to fly which takes 4h 35m and costs $800 - $3200. Alternatively, you can bus via San Luis Río Colorado, which costs $2800 - $3100 and takes 27h 17m.

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The quickest flight from Tijuana Airport to Leon/Guanajuato Airport is the direct flight which takes 2h 55m.

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Tijuana Airport (TIJ) to Guanajuato bus services, operated by Coordinados, arrive at Irapuato station.

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Map of how to get from Tijuana Airport (TIJ) to Guanajuato.
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  • Distance: 2014.8 km
  • Duration: 4h 35m

What companies run services between Tijuana Airport (TIJ), Mexico and Guanajuato, Mexico?

Viva Aerobus, Volaris and Aeroméxico fly from Tijuana Airport (TIJ) to Guanajuato every 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Tijuana Airport (TIJ) to Guanajuato via Tecate, San Luis Río Colorado, San Luis Río Colorado, La Piedad, and Irapuato in around 27h 17m.

Airlines
Volaris
Website
volaris.com
Flights from Tijuana to Leon/Guanajuato
Ave. Duration
2h 57m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$1100 - $4600
Flights from Tijuana to Aguascalientes
Ave. Duration
2h 49m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$2600 - $4200
Flights from Tijuana to Aguascalientes via Mexico City
Ave. Duration
6h 3m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$2600 - $4200
Flights from Tijuana to Queretaro
Ave. Duration
3h 7m
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$3400 - $11000
Flights from Tijuana to San Luis Potosi
Ave. Duration
2h 56m
When
Monday, Wednesday and Friday
Estimated price
$1300 - $6500
Flights from Tijuana to Morelia
Ave. Duration
3h 9m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$850 - $6000
Flights from Tijuana to Guadalajara
Ave. Duration
2h 54m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$900 - $4500
Flights from Tijuana to Guadalajara via Chihuahua
Ave. Duration
4h 30m
When
Thursday
Estimated price
$900 - $4500
Flights from Tijuana to Guadalajara via Hermosillo
Ave. Duration
4h 39m
When
Thursday
Estimated price
$900 - $4500
Flights from Tijuana to Zacatecas
Ave. Duration
2h 40m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$1400 - $7000
Aeroméxico
Website
aeromexico.com
Flights from Tijuana to Leon/Guanajuato via Mexico City
Ave. Duration
6h 3m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$1600 - $6500
Flights from Tijuana to Aguascalientes via Mexico City
Ave. Duration
6h 12m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$2400 - $4900
Flights from Tijuana to Queretaro via Mexico City
Ave. Duration
6h 47m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$3300 - $6500
Flights from Tijuana to San Luis Potosi via Mexico City
Ave. Duration
5h 50m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$1900 - $8000
Flights from Tijuana to Guadalajara
Ave. Duration
2h 55m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$1400 - $3600
Flights from Tijuana to Zacatecas via Mexico City
Ave. Duration
6h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$2300 - $9500
Viva Aerobus
Website
vivaaerobus.com
Flights from Tijuana to Leon/Guanajuato
Ave. Duration
2h 55m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$750 - $4200
Flights from Tijuana to Queretaro via Monterrey
Ave. Duration
6h 35m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$1600 - $5500
Flights from Tijuana to Morelia
Ave. Duration
3h 10m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$650 - $5500
Flights from Tijuana to Morelia via Monterrey
Ave. Duration
6h 45m
When
Monday and Friday
Estimated price
$650 - $5500
Flights from Tijuana to Guadalajara
Ave. Duration
2h 55m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$850 - $4200
Flights from Tijuana to Guadalajara via San Jose Cabo
Ave. Duration
4h 35m
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$850 - $4200
Bus operators
BajioGo
Phone
+52 415 185 8665
Email
info@bajiogo.com
Website
bajiogo.com
Shuttle from Queretaro Airport to San Miguel de Allende
Ave. Duration
1h 30m
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
$499
Schedules at
bajiogo.com
ETN
Phone
+52 800 800 0386
Email
atn_clientes@etn.com.mx
Website
etn.com.mx
Bus from San Miguel de Allende to Guanajuato
Ave. Duration
1h 30m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$110 - $180
Schedules at
etn.com.mx
Online discount
$110 - $160
Regular price at station
$130 - $180
Bus from Guadalajara to Guanajuato
Ave. Duration
4h
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$390 - $850
Schedules at
etn.com.mx
Online discount
$390 - $550
Regular price at station
$450 - $600
Bus from Zacatecas to Aguascalientes
Ave. Duration
2h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$180 - $290
Schedules at
etn.com.mx
Online discount
$180 - $260
Regular price at station
$220 - $290
Primera Plus
Phone
+52 477 710 0060
Website
wl.primeraplus.com.mx
Bus from San Miguel de Allende to Guanajuato
Ave. Duration
1h 20m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$130 - $170
Book at
cotizador.conectagfa.com.mx
Bus from San Luis Potosí to León
Ave. Duration
2h 50m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$300 - $400
Book at
cotizador.conectagfa.com.mx
Bus from Morelia to Irapuato
Ave. Duration
2h 10m
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$220 - $290
Book at
cotizador.conectagfa.com.mx
Bus from Guadalajara to Guanajuato
Ave. Duration
4h 10m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$420 - $550
Book at
cotizador.conectagfa.com.mx
Bus from La Piedad to Irapuato
Ave. Duration
1h 30m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$160 - $210
Book at
cotizador.conectagfa.com.mx
Omnibus de Mexico
Phone
+52 800 765 6636
Email
contacto@odm.com.mx
Website
odm.com.mx
Bus from San Luis Potosí to León
Ave. Duration
2h 45m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$160 - $480
Schedules at
odm.com.mx
Child & Senior discount
$160 - $240
Regular
$330 - $480
Autobuses Tim Premier
Phone
+52 687 872 9871
Email
autobusestimpremier@gmail.com
Website
tim.miticket.mx
Bus from Tecate to San Luis Río Colorado
Ave. Duration
2h 20m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$300
Schedules at
tim.miticket.mx
Bus from Tecate to Guadalajara
Ave. Duration
30h 50m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$1500
Schedules at
tim.miticket.mx
Autobuses Elite
Phone
800 507 5500
Email
contacto@estrellablanca.com.mx
Website
facebook.com
Bus from San Luis Río Colorado to La Piedad
Ave. Duration
18h 45m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$2320
Schedules at
estrellablanca.com.mx
Bus from La Piedad to Irapuato
Ave. Duration
1h 30m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$145
Schedules at
estrellablanca.com.mx
Bus from Mexicali to León
Ave. Duration
33h 33m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$2453
Schedules at
estrellablanca.com.mx
ABC
Phone
+52 664 104 7400
Email
autobusesdelabajacalifornia@abc.com.mx
Website
abc.com.mx
Bus from Tijuana International Airport to Mexicali
Ave. Duration
2h 30m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$220 - $470
Schedules at
abc.com.mx

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Guanajuato is 2h ahead of Tijuana Airport (TIJ). It is currently 5:55 PM in Tijuana Airport (TIJ) and 7:55 PM in Guanajuato.

Yes, the driving distance between Tijuana Airport (TIJ) to Guanajuato is 2488 km. It takes approximately 27h 55m to drive from Tijuana Airport (TIJ) to Guanajuato.

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Viva Aerobus, Volaris and Aeroméxico offer flights from Tijuana Airport to Leon/Guanajuato Airport.

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