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There are 6 ways to get from Tijuana Airport (TIJ) to Montclair by train, bus, car, tram or plane

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Train  •  6h 22m

  1. Take the train from San Diego to Los Angeles Pacific Surfliner
  2. Take the train from L. A. Union Station station to Montclair station San Bernardino Line

$49 - $72

Cheapest option

Bus via Los Angeles  •  6h 45m

  1. Take the bus from San Ysidro, CA to Downtown Los Angeles San Ysidro
  2. Take the bus from Olive Ave and 5th St E to Montclair Transit Center Silver Streak

$32 - $96

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Train, bus  •  6h 59m

  1. Take the train from San Diego to Anaheim Pacific Surfliner
  2. Take the bus from Anaheim Regional Transportation Intermodal Center to Montclair 2030

Bus  •  10h 14m

  1. Take the bus from Tijuana Airport to San Bernardino Tijuana Airport-Matamoros by USA

$37 - $90

Drive  •  2h 17m

  1. Drive from Tijuana Airport (TIJ) to Montclair 135.5 miles

$18 - $27

Bus, tram, fly, train  •  5h 27m

  1. Take the bus from Tijuana Airport to San Diego
  2. Take the tram from 12th & Imperial Station to Middletown Station
  3. Fly from San Diego (SAN) to Los Angeles (LAX) SAN - LAX
  4. Take the train from L. A. Union Station station to Montclair station

$85 - $230

Tijuana Airport (TIJ) to Montclair by bus

The bus journey time between Tijuana Airport (TIJ) and Montclair is around 12h 46m and covers a distance of around 237 miles. The fastest bus normally takes 9h 12m. Operated by Greyhound Mexico and OmniTrans, the Tijuana Airport (TIJ) to Montclair bus service departs from Tijuana Airport and arrives in Holt @ Central Wb Fs. Typically five buses run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

Bus route overview

Average bus time:
12h 46m
Fastest bus time:
9h 12m
Bus distance:
237 miles
Buses per week:
5
Cheapest price:
$37
Carbon emissions:
47 kg CO2

First and last buses

First bus departs at:
07:15
Last bus departs at:
07:15

The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

Tijuana Airport (TIJ) to Montclair bus schedules

Mexico → United States
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International entry into United States from Mexico

  • Entry is partially open for citizens and permanent residents of Mexico
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Allowed for: All visitors arriving by air. United States land borders are closed to non-essential travel

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Conditions of entry into United States from Mexico

  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 3 days prior to boarding for air passengers 2 years of age or older
  • Unvaccinated travellers are recommended to quarantine for a minimum of 7 days; take a COVID-19 test 3 days after arriving. If test is positive arrivals need to self-isolate until fully recovered
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Yes, but conditions apply when entering United States from Mexico.

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Domestic travel is not restricted, but some conditions may apply

  • Face masks are recommended
  • There is a social distancing requirement of 2 metres
  • Domestic border crossings may be subject to approval, testing and quarantine

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The national COVID-19 helpline number in Montclair is 800-232-4636.

Wearing a face mask on public transport in Montclair is recommended.

The social distance requirement in Montclair is 2 metres.

Make yourself known to an official member of staff and/or call the national coronavirus helpline number on 800-232-4636.

No, but conditions apply when returning to Mexico from United States.

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Last updated: 28 Jul 2021
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Questions & Answers

The most affordable way to get from Tijuana Airport (TIJ) to Montclair is to drive, which costs $370 - $550 and takes 2h 17m.

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The quickest way to get from Tijuana Airport (TIJ) to Montclair is to drive which costs $370 - $550 and takes 2h 17m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Tijuana Airport (TIJ) to Montclair. However, there are services departing from Tijuana Airport and arriving at Central @ San Bernardino Sb Fs via San Ysidro, CA, Olive Ave and 5th St E and Montclair Transit Center. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 6h 45m.

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The distance between Tijuana Airport (TIJ) and Montclair is 114 miles. The road distance is 135.5 miles.

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The best way to get from Tijuana Airport (TIJ) to Montclair without a car is to train which takes 6h 22m and costs $950 - $1500.

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It takes approximately 6h 22m to get from Tijuana Airport (TIJ) to Montclair, including transfers.

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Tijuana Airport (TIJ) to Montclair bus services, operated by Tufesa, depart from San Ysidro, CA station.

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The best way to get from Tijuana Airport (TIJ) to Montclair is to train which takes 6h 22m and costs $950 - $1500. Alternatively, you can bus via Los Angeles, which costs $600 - $2000 and takes 6h 45m.

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The quickest flight from San Diego Airport to Los Angeles Airport is the direct flight which takes 47 min.

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Tijuana Airport (TIJ) to Montclair bus services, operated by Foothill Transit, arrive at Montclair Transit Center station.

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Map of how to get from Tijuana Airport (TIJ) to Montclair.
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  • Distance: 114.2 miles
  • Duration: 6h 22m

What companies run services between Tijuana Airport (TIJ), Mexico and Montclair, San Bernardino County, CA, USA?

You can take a train from Tijuana Airport (TIJ) to Montclair via San Diego, 12th & Imperial Station, America Plaza Station, San Diego, Los Angeles, and L. A. Union Station station in around 6h 22m. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Tijuana Airport (TIJ) to Montclair via San Ysidro, CA, Downtown Los Angeles, Olive Ave and 5th St E, and Montclair Transit Center in around 6h 45m.

Airlines
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from San Diego to Los Angeles
Ave. Duration
52 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$65 - $330
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from San Diego to Los Angeles
Ave. Duration
1h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$14 - $140
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 San Diego to Los Angeles
Ave. Duration
3h
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$30 - $45
Schedules at
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$30 - $45
Premium
$190 - $270
Flexi Coach Seat
$45 - $75
Business Seat
$45 - $70
Train from San Diego to Anaheim
Ave. Duration
2h 9m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$28 - $40
Schedules at
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$28 - $40
Premium
$190 - $260
Flexi Coach Seat
$40 - $65
Business Seat
$40 - $60
Metrolink Trains
Phone
(800) 371-LINK (5465)
Website
metrolinktrains.com
Train from L. A. Union Station station to Montclair station
Ave. Duration
1h 1m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$7 - $10
Website
Metrolink Trains
San Diego Metro Transit
Phone
+1 619-233-3004
Website
sdmts.com
Tram from 12th & Imperial Station to Middletown Station
Ave. Duration
11 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$3
Schedules at
sdmts.com
Bus operators
Tufesa
Phone
7022546899
Email
serviciosvegas@hotmail.com
Website
tufesabus.com
Bus from San Ysidro, CA to Downtown Los Angeles
Ave. Duration
3h
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
$22 - $35
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Foothill Transit
Phone
+1 800-743-3463
Website
foothilltransit.org
Bus from Olive Ave and 5th St E to Montclair Transit Center
Ave. Duration
1h 29m
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$1 - $6
Schedules at
foothilltransit.org
FlixBus-us
Website
flixbus.com
Bus from Anaheim Regional Transportation Intermodal Center to Montclair
Ave. Duration
2h 5m
Frequency
Once daily
Schedules at
flixbus.com
Greyhound Mexico
Phone
800 890 6821
Email
ifsr@greyhound.com
Website
greyhound.com.mx
Bus from Tijuana Airport to San Bernardino
Ave. Duration
6h 55m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$35 - $90
Schedules at
greyhound.com.mx
Bus from Tijuana Airport to San Diego
Ave. Duration
14 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$8 - $15
Schedules at
greyhound.com.mx

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Yes, the driving distance between Tijuana Airport (TIJ) to Montclair is 136 miles. It takes approximately 2h 17m to drive from Tijuana Airport (TIJ) to Montclair.

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

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