There are 5 ways to get from Tijuana Airport (TIJ) to Los Angeles by bus, train, car, tram or plane

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Bus  •  4 h 40 min

  1. Take the bus from Tijuana Airport to Los Angeles Tijuana Airport-Matamoros

$40 - $65

Cheapest option

Bus Greyhound USA  •  4 h 58 min

  1. Take the bus from San Ysidro, Ca to Los Angeles, Ca 9480 / ...

$28 - $113

3 alternative options

Train  •  5 h 4 min

  1. Take the train from San Diego Santa Fe Depot to Los Angeles Union Station Amtrak Pacific Surfliner

$35 - $80

Drive  •  2 h 28 min

  1. Drive from Tijuana Airport (TIJ) to Los Angeles 141.1 miles

$13 - $20

Line 905 bus, tram, fly  •  4 h 10 min

  1. Take the line 905 bus from Siempre Viva Rd & Avenida Costa Brava to Iris Avenue Transit Center
  2. Take the tram from Iris Ave Station to America Plaza Station
  3. Fly from San Diego (SAN) to Los Angeles (LAX) SAN - LAX

$113 - $356

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Tijuana Airport and arriving at Los Angeles. Services depart once daily. The journey takes approximately 4 h 40 min.

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The distance between Tijuana Airport (TIJ) and Los Angeles is 205 km. The road distance is 225.7 km.

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The best way to get from Tijuana Airport (TIJ) to Los Angeles without a car is to bus which takes 4 h 40 min and costs .

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The bus from Tijuana Airport to Los Angeles takes 4 h 40 min including transfers and departs once daily.

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Tijuana Airport (TIJ) to Los Angeles bus services, operated by Greyhound USA, depart from San Ysidro, Ca station.

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The best way to get from Tijuana Airport (TIJ) to Los Angeles is to bus which takes 4 h 40 min and costs . Alternatively, you can train, which costs and takes 5 h 4 min.

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The quickest flight from San Diego Airport to Los Angeles Airport is the direct flight which takes 53 min.

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Tijuana Airport (TIJ) to Los Angeles bus services, operated by Greyhound USA, arrive at Los Angeles, Ca station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Tijuana Airport (TIJ) to Los Angeles is 226 km. It takes approximately 2 h 28 min to drive from Tijuana Airport (TIJ) to Los Angeles.

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Delta, American Airlines and United Airlines offer flights from San Diego Airport to Los Angeles Airport.

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Map of how to get from Tijuana Airport (TIJ) to Los Angeles.
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  • Distance: 128 miles
  • Duration: 4 h 40 min

What companies run services between Tijuana Airport (TIJ), Mexico and Los Angeles, CA, USA?

Greyhound Mexico operates a bus from Tijuana Airport (TIJ) to Los Angeles once daily. Tickets cost $40 - $65 and the journey takes 4 h 40 min. Alternatively, Amtrak operates a train from Tijuana Airport (TIJ) to Los Angeles every 2 hours. Tickets cost $30 - $75 and the journey takes 2 h 58 min.

Airlines
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from San Diego to Los Angeles
Ave. Duration
59 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $600
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from San Diego to Los Angeles
Ave. Duration
1 h 2 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $650
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from San Diego to Los Angeles
Ave. Duration
59 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $600
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 San Diego Santa Fe Depot to Los Angeles Union Station Amtrak
Ave. Duration
2 h 58 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$30 - $75
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$30 - $50
Flexi Coach Seat
$55 - $85
Business Coach Seat
$50 - $75
Room
$170 - $240
San Diego Metro Transit
Phone
+1 619-233-3004
Website
sdmts.com
Tram from Iris Ave Station to America Plaza Station
Ave. Duration
38 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$3
Schedules at
sdmts.com
Bus operators
Greyhound Mexico
Phone
01-800 890 6821
Website
greyhound.com.mx
Bus from Tijuana Airport to Los Angeles
Ave. Duration
4 h 40 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$40 - $65
Schedules at
greyhound.com.mx
Bus from San Ysidro to Los Angeles
Ave. Duration
3 h 20 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$40 - $65
Schedules at
greyhound.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.

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Contact Details
Phone
+1 214-849-8100/1-800-231-2222
Email
ifsr@greyhound.com
Website
greyhound.com
Bus from San Ysidro, Ca to Los Angeles, Ca
Ave. Duration
3 h 55 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
$19 - $45
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$19 - $30
Flexible
$35 - $45
Tufesa
Phone
7022546899
Email
serviciosvegas@hotmail.com
Website
tufesabus.com
Bus from San Ysidro, CA to Downtown Los Angeles
Ave. Duration
4 h 30 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$24 - $65
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