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There are 2 ways to get from Tijuana to Julian by car or bus

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Drive, bus

  1. Drive from Tijuana to El Cajon Transit Center
  2. Take the bus from El Cajon Transit Center to Washington St & Hwy 78

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Drive

  1. Drive from Tijuana to Julian
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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

Restricted for: There are no current restrictions

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Conditions of entry into United States from Mexico

  • Entry is allowed only for fully vaccinated travellers
This applies to arrivals from Mexico
  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 1 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
  • Vaccinated travellers are recommended to get tested with a viral test 3-5 days after travel; self-monitor for COVID-19 symptoms; isolate and get tested if symptoms develop
This applies to arrivals from all countries, with no exceptions
  • Travel Declaration required prior to arrival
This applies to all arrivals by air
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  • Entry is allowed only for fully vaccinated travellers
This doesn’t apply to citizens and permanent residents of United States
  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 1 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
  • Vaccinated travellers are recommended to get tested with a viral test 3-5 days after travel; self-monitor for COVID-19 symptoms; isolate and get tested if symptoms develop
This applies to arrivals from all countries, with no exceptions
  • Travel Declaration required prior to arrival
This applies to all arrivals by air

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Rules to follow in United States

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Considerations leaving from Mexico

There are no current restrictions

Frequently Asked Questions


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
  • Observe COVID-19 safety rules

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

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

The social distance requirement in Julian 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: 12 Jan 2022
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Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Tijuana to Julian is to drive and bus which costs $70 - $180 and takes 2h 26m.

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The quickest way to get from Tijuana to Julian is to drive which costs $140 - $210 and takes 1h 22m.

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The distance between Tijuana and Julian is 46 miles. The road distance is 73 miles.

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It takes approximately 2h 26m to get from Tijuana to Julian, including transfers.

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Yes, the driving distance between Tijuana to Julian is 73 miles. It takes approximately 1h 22m to drive from Tijuana to Julian.

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There are five+ hotels available in Julian. Prices start at $100 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Tijuana to Julian.
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  • Distance: 46.4 miles
  • Duration: 2h 26m

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

There is no direct connection from Tijuana to Julian. However, you can take the drive to El Cajon Transit Center then take the bus to Washington St & Hwy 78. Alternatively, you can take the drive to Julian.

Bus operators
San Diego Metro Transit
Phone
+1 619-233-3004
Website
sdmts.com
Bus from El Cajon Transit Center to Washington St & Hwy 78
Ave. Duration
1h 56m
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$1 - $5
Schedules at
sdmts.com
One Way - Senior / Disabled / Medicare
$1 - $3
One Way - Adult/Youth
$2 - $5

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