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There are 4 ways to get from Tijuana to Costa Mesa by bus, tram, train or car

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Bus ACN Autobuses  •  3h 45m

  1. Take the bus from Tijuana Centro to Santa Ana 417 Santa Rosa / ...

$2 - $7

3 alternative options

Tram, train, line 662 bus  •  5h 14m

  1. Take the tram from San Ysidro/Intl Border to America Plaza Station
  2. Take the train from San Diego Santa Fe Depot to Santa Ana Amtrak Station
  3. Take the line 662 bus from The Depot At Santa Ana Dock 9 to Oc Fair-Yellow Gate 662

$34 - $74

Bus Greyhound Mexico  •  5h 46m

  1. Take the bus from Tijuana to Santa Ana Tijuana-Reynosa

$45 - $71

Drive  •  1h 51m

  1. Drive from Tijuana to Costa Mesa 108.2 miles

$10 - $16

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The cheapest way to get from Tijuana to Costa Mesa is to bus which costs $35 - $140 and takes 3h 45m.

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The quickest way to get from Tijuana to Costa Mesa is to drive which costs $200 - $300 and takes 1h 51m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Tijuana to Costa Mesa. However, there are services departing from Tijuana Centro and arriving at Oc Fair-Yellow Gate via The Depot At Santa Ana Dock 9. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 3h 45m.

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The distance between Tijuana and Costa Mesa is 153 km. The road distance is 173.2 km.

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The best way to get from Tijuana to Costa Mesa without a car is to bus which takes 3h 45m and costs $35 - $140.

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It takes approximately 3h 45m to get from Tijuana to Costa Mesa, including transfers.

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Tijuana to Costa Mesa bus services, operated by ACN Autobuses, depart from Tijuana Centro station.

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Tijuana to Costa Mesa bus services, operated by ACN Autobuses, arrive at Santa Ana station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Tijuana to Costa Mesa is 173 km. It takes approximately 1h 51m to drive from Tijuana to Costa Mesa.

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There are 743+ hotels available in Costa Mesa. Prices start at $80 USD per night.

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  • Distance: 95.4 miles
  • Duration: 3h 45m

What companies run services between Tijuana, Mexico and Costa Mesa, CA, USA?

ACN Autobuses operates a bus from Tijuana to Costa Mesa 4 times a week, and the journey takes 2h 25m.

Train operators
San Diego Metro Transit
Phone
+1 619-233-3004
Website
sdmts.com
Tram from San Ysidro/Intl Border to America Plaza Station
Ave. Duration
45m
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$3
Schedules at
sdmts.com
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 Santa Fe Depot to Santa Ana Amtrak Station
Ave. Duration
1h 54m
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$29 - $65
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$29 - $45
Flexi Coach Seat
$50 - $75
Business Coach Seat
$40 - $65
Room
$150 - $220
Bus operators
ACN Autobuses
Phone
(01)66429904887
Email
clientes@acnautobuses.com
Website
acnautobuses.com
Bus from Tijuana Centro to Santa Ana
Ave. Duration
2h 25m
Frequency
4 times a week
Schedules at
acnautobuses.com
OCTA
Phone
+1 714-560-6282
Website
octa.net
Bus from The Depot At Santa Ana Dock 9 to Oc Fair-Yellow Gate
Ave. Duration
20m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$2 - $7
Schedules at
octa.net
Greyhound Mexico
Phone
01-800 890 6821
Website
greyhound.com.mx
Bus from Tijuana to Santa Ana
Ave. Duration
4h 10m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$40 - $60
Schedules at
greyhound.com.mx

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