There are 7 ways to get from Tijuana to El Salvador by plane, bus or car

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Fly Tijuana to San Salvador  •  7 h 26 min

  1. Fly from Tijuana (TIJ) to San Salvador (SAL) TIJ - SAL

$295 - $1,308

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Bus, drive  •  2 days 20 h

  1. Take the bus from Tijuana to Mexico
  2. Take the bus from México Central Norte to Huixtla ADO Ado
  3. Drive from Tapachula to Retalhuleu
  4. Take the bus from Retalhuleu to San Salvador

$167 - $321

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Fly Tijuana to Guatemala City, bus  •  12 h 40 min

  1. Fly from Tijuana (TIJ) to Guatemala City (GUA) TIJ - GUA
  2. Take the bus from Guatemala City Holiday Inn to Santa Ana

$251 - $782

Fly San Diego to San Salvador  •  11 h 15 min

  1. Fly from San Diego (SAN) to San Salvador (SAL) SAN - SAL

$329 - $1,012

Bus Autobuses Elite  •  2 days 22 h

  1. Take the bus from Tijuana to Guadalajara
  2. Take the bus from Guadalajara to Mexico City North Bus Terminal
  3. Take the bus from México Central Norte to San Cristóbal de las Casas
  4. Take the bus from San Cristóbal de las Casas to Guatemala City
  5. Take the bus from Tica Bus Guatemala to San Salvador Tica Bus San Carlos

$259 - $417

Bus TAP  •  2 days 23 h

  1. Take the bus from Tijuana to Mexico
  2. Take the bus from México Central Norte to Tapachula
  3. Take the bus from Tapachula, Mexico to Retalhuleu
  4. Take the bus from Retalhuleu to San Salvador

$202 - $357

Drive  •  2 days 2 h

  1. Drive from Tijuana to San Salvador 2861.2 miles

$380 - $600

Questions & Answers

No, there is no direct bus from Tijuana to El Salvador. However, there are services departing from Tijuana and arriving at San Salvador Tica Bus San Carlos via Guadalajara, México Central Norte, San Cristóbal de las Casas and Tica Bus Guatemala. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 2 days 22 h.

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The distance between Tijuana and El Salvador is 3526 km. The road distance is 4577.9 km.

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The best way to get from Tijuana to El Salvador without a car is to bus which takes 2 days 22 h and costs .

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It takes approximately 7 h 26 min to get from Tijuana to El Salvador, including transfers.

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Tijuana to El Salvador bus services, operated by Autobuses Elite, depart from Tijuana station.

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The best way to get from Tijuana to El Salvador is to fly which takes 7 h 26 min and costs . Alternatively, you can bus, which costs and takes 2 days 22 h.

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There is no direct flight from Tijuana Airport to San Salvador Airport. The quickest flight takes 6 h 33 min and has one stopover.

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Tijuana to El Salvador bus services, operated by Tica Bus, arrive at San Salvador Tica Bus San Carlos station.

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El Salvador is 2 h ahead of Tijuana. It is currently 9:26 PM in Tijuana and 10:26 PM in El Salvador.

Yes, the driving distance between Tijuana to El Salvador is 4578 km. It takes approximately 2 days 2 h to drive from Tijuana to El Salvador.

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Map of how to get from Tijuana to El Salvador.
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  • Distance: 2203.7 miles
  • Duration: 7 h 26 min

What companies run services between Tijuana, Mexico and El Salvador?

Aeroméxico, Avianca - Aerovías del Continente Americano S.A. and four other airlines fly from Tijuana to Ilopango hourly. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Tijuana to San Salvador via Guadalajara, Mexico City North Bus Terminal, México Central Norte, San Cristóbal de las Casas, San Cristóbal de las Casas, Guatemala City, and Tica Bus Guatemala in around 2 days 22 h.

Airlines
Aeroméxico
Website
world.aeromexico.com
Flights from Tijuana to San Salvador via Mexico City
Ave. Duration
7 h 26 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$290 - $1,300
Flights from Tijuana to San Salvador via Culiacan, Mexico City
Ave. Duration
8 h 25 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$290 - $1,300
Flights from Tijuana to San Salvador via Chihuahua, Mexico City
Ave. Duration
8 h 25 min
When
Monday and Saturday
Estimated price
$300 - $1,300
Flights from Tijuana to San Salvador via Monterrey, Mexico City
Ave. Duration
9 h 5 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$310 - $1,300
Flights from Tijuana to San Salvador via Durango, Mexico City
Ave. Duration
9 h 10 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$290 - $1,300
Flights from Tijuana to San Salvador via Leon/Guanajuato, Mexico City
Ave. Duration
10 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$290 - $1,300
Flights from Tijuana to San Salvador via Guadalajara, Mexico City
Ave. Duration
10 h 15 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$300 - $1,300
Flights from Tijuana to Guatemala City via Mexico City
Ave. Duration
6 h 41 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$300 - $1,300
Flights from Tijuana to Guatemala City via Ciudad Juarez, Mexico City
Ave. Duration
8 h 30 min
When
Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$310 - $1,300
Flights from Tijuana to Guatemala City via Culiacan, Mexico City
Ave. Duration
8 h 45 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$300 - $1,300
Flights from Tijuana to Guatemala City via Chihuahua, Mexico City
Ave. Duration
8 h 45 min
When
Monday and Saturday
Estimated price
$300 - $1,300
Flights from Tijuana to Guatemala City via Monterrey, Mexico City
Ave. Duration
9 h 25 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$310 - $1,300
Flights from Tijuana to Guatemala City via Durango, Mexico City
Ave. Duration
9 h 30 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$300 - $1,300
Flights from Tijuana to Guatemala City via Leon/Guanajuato, Mexico City
Ave. Duration
10 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$300 - $1,300
Flights from Tijuana to Guatemala City via Guadalajara, Mexico City
Ave. Duration
10 h 35 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$300 - $1,300
Avianca - Aerovías del Continente Americano S.A.
Website
avianca.com
Flights from Tijuana to San Salvador via Mexico City
Ave. Duration
8 h 42 min
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$290 - $1,300
Flights from Tijuana to Guatemala City via Mexico City
Ave. Duration
6 h 40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$300 - $1,300
Flights from San Diego to San Salvador via Los Angeles
Ave. Duration
9 h 33 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$320 - $1,000
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from San Diego to San Salvador via Houston
Ave. Duration
7 h 24 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$240 - $1,200
Flights from San Diego to San Salvador via Newark
Ave. Duration
13 h
When
Friday
Estimated price
$390 - $1,700
Flights from San Diego to San Salvador via Denver, Houston
Ave. Duration
10 h 50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$270 - $1,300
Interjet
Website
interjet.com
Flights from Tijuana to Guatemala City via Mexico City
Ave. Duration
9 h 45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$250 - $800
Volaris
Website
volaris.com
Flights from Tijuana to Guatemala City via Guadalajara
Ave. Duration
8 h 53 min
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$220 - $750
Flights from Tijuana to Guatemala City via Cancun
Ave. Duration
8 h 59 min
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$250 - $850
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from San Diego to San Salvador via Dallas/Ft.Worth
Ave. Duration
7 h 29 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$220 - $1,300
Flights from San Diego to San Salvador via Miami
Ave. Duration
14 h 2 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$270 - $1,500
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from San Diego to San Salvador via Los Angeles
Ave. Duration
8 h 52 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$230 - $1,400
Flights from San Diego to San Salvador via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
12 h 22 min
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$290 - $1,700
Bus operators
ADO
Phone
+52 800 369 4652
Website
ado.com.mx
Bus from México Central Norte to Huixtla ADO
Ave. Duration
17 h 45 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$45 - $80
Schedules at
ado.com.mx
First
$50 - $75
Economy
$45 - $70
Bus from México Central Norte to San Cristóbal de las Casas
Ave. Duration
14 h 50 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$35 - $75
Schedules at
ado.com.mx
First
$45 - $65
Economy
$35 - $55
Bus from México Central Norte to Tapachula
Ave. Duration
18 h 45 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$45 - $85
Schedules at
ado.com.mx
First
$55 - $80
Economy
$45 - $70
Trans Galgos Inter
Phone
2232-3661
Email
transgalgosinter@hotmail.com
Website
transgalgosintergt.com
Bus from Retalhuleu to San Salvador
Ave. Duration
4 h 25 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$30 - $45
Schedules at
transgalgosintergt.com
Bus from Tapachula, Mexico to Retalhuleu
Ave. Duration
3 h
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$43
Schedules at
transgalgosintergt.com
Autobuses Elite
Phone
01 800 507 5500, 57290807
Website
facebook.com
Bus from Tijuana to Guadalajara
Ave. Duration
30 h 25 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$95 - $110
Schedules at
estrellablanca.com.mx
Primera
$98
Primera Select
$106
Primera Plus
Website
primeraplus.com.mx
Bus from Guadalajara to Mexico City North Bus Terminal
Ave. Duration
6 h 25 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$33
Schedules at
primeraplus.com.mx
Omnibus de Mexico
Website
odm.com.mx
Bus from Guadalajara to Mexico City North Bus
Ave. Duration
6 h 30 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$27 - $40
Schedules at
odm.com.mx
ETN
Website
etn.com.mx
Bus from Guadalajara to Mexico Central Norte
Ave. Duration
6 h 40 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$35 - $60
Schedules at
etn.com.mx
Web Advance
$35 - $55
Full Fare
$40 - $60
Regular Price
$50
Internet Discount
$45
Transport Guatemala
Website
transportguatemala.com
Bus from San Cristóbal de las Casas to Guatemala City
Ave. Duration
9 h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$80 - $150
Schedules at
transportguatemala.com
Book at
transportguatemala.com
Tica Bus
Website
ticabus.com
Bus from Tica Bus Guatemala to San Salvador Tica Bus San Carlos
Ave. Duration
6 h
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$19 - $26
Schedules at
ticabus.com
Book at
ticabus.com

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Avianca - Aerovías del Continente Americano S.A. and Aeroméxico offer flights from Tijuana Airport to San Salvador Airport.

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There are 13+ hotels available in El Salvador. Prices start at $49 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Tijuana to Tijuana Airport is to taxi which takes 10 min and costs .

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