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There are 8 ways to get from Tijuana to El Salvador by plane, bus or car

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Fly from Tijuana  •  10h 5m

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

$227 - $735

Cheapest option

Bus, drive  •  2 days 20h

  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

$165 - $317

6 alternative options

Fly from San Diego  •  11h 4m

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

$328 - $1,010

Bus ACN Autobuses  •  2 days 15h

  1. Take the bus from Tijuana Centro to ACN Puebla
  2. Take the bus from Puebla CAPU to Tapachula
  3. Take the bus from Tapachula to San Salvador

$166 - $226

Bus Autobuses Elite  •  2 days 22h

  1. Take the bus from Tijuana to Guadalajara
  2. Take the bus from Guadalajara to Mexico Central Norte
  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 - $414

Bus TAP  •  2 days 23h

  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

$200 - $348

Bus TAP #2  •  3 days 2h

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

$215 - $430

Drive  •  2 days 2h

  1. Drive from Tijuana to San Salvador 2861.2 miles

$380 - $600

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Tijuana to El Salvador is to bus which costs $3200 - $4400 and takes 2 days 15h.

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The quickest way to get from Tijuana to El Salvador is to fly which costs $4300 - $15000 and takes 10h 5m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Tijuana to El Salvador. However, there are services departing from Tijuana Centro and arriving at San Salvador via Puebla CAPU, Tapachula, San Salvador and La Libertad. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 2 days 15h.

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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 15h and costs $3200 - $4400.

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It takes approximately 10h 5m to get from Tijuana to El Salvador, including transfers.

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

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The best way to get from Tijuana to El Salvador is to fly which takes 10h 5m and costs $4300 - $15000. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs $3200 - $4400 and takes 2 days 15h.

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There is no direct flight from Tijuana Airport to San Salvador Airport. The quickest flight takes 7h 31m and has one stopover.

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Tijuana to El Salvador bus services, operated by Trans Galgos Inter, arrive at San Salvador station.

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Map of how to get from Tijuana to El Salvador.
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  • Distance: 2203.7 miles
  • Duration: 10h 5m

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 ACN Puebla, Puebla CAPU, Tapachula, San Salvador, and La Libertad in around 2 days 15h.

Airlines
Avianca - Aerovías del Continente Americano S.A.
Website
avianca.com
Flights from Tijuana to San Salvador via Mexico City
Ave. Duration
8h 46m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$270 - $1,200
Flights from Tijuana to San Salvador via Mexico City, Guatemala City
Ave. Duration
10h 25m
When
Monday
Estimated price
$290 - $1,300
Flights from San Diego to San Salvador via Los Angeles
Ave. Duration
8h 19m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$320 - $1,000
Flights from San Diego to San Salvador via Los Angeles, Guatemala City
Ave. Duration
8h 26m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$320 - $1,000
Aeroméxico
Website
world.aeromexico.com
Flights from Tijuana to San Salvador via Mexico City
Ave. Duration
8h 46m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$270 - $1,200
Flights from Tijuana to San Salvador via Chihuahua, Mexico City
Ave. Duration
8h 23m
When
Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
$300 - $1,300
Flights from Tijuana to San Salvador via Culiacan, Mexico City
Ave. Duration
8h 30m
When
Thursday, Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
$290 - $1,300
Interjet
Website
interjet.com
Flights from Tijuana to San Salvador via Mexico City
Ave. Duration
12h 30m
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$250 - $800
Flights from Tijuana to San Salvador via Guadalajara, Mexico City
Ave. Duration
13h 5m
When
Friday
Estimated price
$250 - $800
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from San Diego to San Salvador via Houston
Ave. Duration
7h 31m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$240 - $1,200
Flights from San Diego to San Salvador via Denver, Houston
Ave. Duration
11h 20m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$270 - $1,300
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from San Diego to San Salvador via Los Angeles
Ave. Duration
9h 12m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$230 - $1,400
Flights from San Diego to San Salvador via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
12h 20m
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$290 - $1,700
Skytrans
Website
skytrans.com.au
Flights from Tijuana to San Salvador via Cancun
Ave. Duration
7h 19m
When
Wednesday and Sunday
Estimated price
$240 - $800
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from San Diego to San Salvador via Dallas/Ft.Worth
Ave. Duration
9h 13m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$220 - $1,300
Bus operators
ACN Autobuses
Phone
(01)66429904887
Email
clientes@acnautobuses.com
Website
acnautobuses.com
Bus from Tijuana Centro to ACN Puebla
Ave. Duration
29h 55m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$94
Schedules at
acnautobuses.com
ADO
Phone
+52 800 369 4652
Website
ado.com.mx
Bus from Puebla CAPU to Tapachula
Ave. Duration
16h
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$40 - $85
Schedules at
ado.com.mx
First
$50 - $70
Economy
$40 - $65
Bus from México Central Norte to Huixtla ADO
Ave. Duration
17h 45m
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
14h 50m
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
18h 45m
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$45 - $80
Schedules at
ado.com.mx
First
$55 - $75
Economy
$45 - $70
Trans Galgos Inter
Phone
2232-3661
Email
transgalgosinter@hotmail.com
Website
transgalgosintergt.com
Bus from Tapachula to San Salvador
Ave. Duration
13h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$30 - $45
Schedules at
transgalgosintergt.com
Bus from Retalhuleu to San Salvador
Ave. Duration
4h 25m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$30 - $45
Schedules at
transgalgosintergt.com
Bus from Tapachula, Mexico to Retalhuleu
Ave. Duration
3h
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
30h 25m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$95 - $105
Schedules at
estrellablanca.com.mx
Primera
$96
Primera Select
$104
Primera Plus
Website
primeraplus.com.mx
Bus from Guadalajara to Mexico Central Norte
Ave. Duration
6h 30m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$39 - $44
Schedules at
viaje.primeraplus.com.mx
Regular Price
$44
Internet Discount
$40
Omnibus de Mexico
Website
odm.com.mx
Bus from Guadalajara to Mexico City North Bus
Ave. Duration
6h 30m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$30 - $55
Schedules at
odm.com.mx
ETN
Website
etn.com.mx
Bus from Guadalajara to Mexico Central Norte
Ave. Duration
6h 45m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$35 - $60
Schedules at
etn.com.mx
Web Advance
$35 - $50
Full Fare
$40 - $60
Regular Price
$48
Internet Discount
$44
Transport Guatemala
Website
transportguatemala.com
Bus from San Cristóbal de las Casas to Guatemala City
Ave. Duration
9h
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
6h
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$19 - $26
Schedules at
ticabus.com
Book at
ticabus.com

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El Salvador is 2h ahead of Tijuana. It is currently 2:05 AM in Tijuana and 4:05 AM in El Salvador.

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

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Skytrans, Volaris, Avianca - Aerovías del Continente Americano S.A. and two other airlines offer flights from Tijuana Airport to San Salvador Airport.

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There are 13+ hotels available in El Salvador. Prices start at $39 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Tijuana to Tijuana Airport is to bus which takes 4m and costs .

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