There are 9 ways to get from Tijuana to Merced by plane, bus, train or car

Select an option below to see step-by-step directions and to compare ticket prices and travel times in Rome2rio's travel planner.

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Fly to Fresno, bus  •  6 h 10 min

  1. Fly from San Diego (SAN) to Fresno (FAT) SAN - FAT
  2. Take the bus from Fresno, Ca to Merced, Ca

$104 - $355

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Bus via San Ysidro, Ca  •  11 h 27 min

  1. Take the bus from San Ysidro, Ca to Los Angeles, Ca 9480 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Los Angeles, Ca to Merced, Ca 6834 / ...

$59 - $168

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Fly to Oakland, train  •  8 h 18 min

  1. Fly from San Diego (SAN) to Oakland (OAK) SAN - OAK
  2. Take the train from Richmond Transit Station to Merced Amtrak

$126 - $449

Fly to Sacramento, train  •  7 h 48 min

  1. Fly from San Diego (SAN) to Sacramento (SMF) SAN - SMF
  2. Take the train from Sacramento Amtrak to Merced Amtrak

$138 - $509

Fly to San Francisco, train  •  8 h 45 min

  1. Fly from San Diego (SAN) to San Francisco (SFO) SAN - SFO
  2. Take the train from Richmond Transit Station to Merced Amtrak

$115 - $411

Fly to San Jose, train  •  8 h 57 min

  1. Fly from San Diego (SAN) to San Jose (SJC) SAN - SJC
  2. Take the train from Scc Santa Clara Station to Skt Stockton Station
  3. Take the train from Stockton Robert Cabral Station to Merced Amtrak

$122 - $411

Bus  •  10 h 49 min

  1. Take the bus from Tijuana to Los Angeles Tijuana-Reynosa
  2. Take the bus from Los Angeles, Ca to Merced, Ca 6834 / ...

$74 - $136

Train, bus  •  12 h 23 min

  1. Take the train from San Diego Santa Fe Depot to Los Angeles Union Station Amtrak
  2. Take the bus from Los Angeles Union Station Amtrak to Bakersfield Amtrak
  3. Take the train from Bakersfield Amtrak to Merced Amtrak

Drive  •  6 h 58 min

  1. Drive from Tijuana to Merced 414.8 miles

$40 - $60

Questions & Answers

No, there is no direct bus from Tijuana to Merced. However, there are services departing from Tijuana and arriving at Merced, Ca via Los Angeles, Ca. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 10 h 49 min.

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The distance between Tijuana and Merced is 621 km. The road distance is 663.7 km.

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The best way to get from Tijuana to Merced without a car is to bus which takes 10 h 49 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 6 h 10 min to get from Tijuana to Merced, including transfers.

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Tijuana to Merced bus services, operated by Greyhound USA, depart from San Ysidro, Ca station.

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The quickest flight from San Diego Airport to Fresno Airport is the direct flight which takes 1 h 11 min.

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Tijuana to Merced bus services, operated by Greyhound USA, arrive at Merced, Ca station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Tijuana to Merced is 664 km. It takes approximately 6 h 58 min to drive from Tijuana to Merced.

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United Airlines, Alaska Airlines, Inc. and American Airlines offer flights from San Diego Airport to Fresno Airport.

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There are 20+ hotels available in Merced. Prices start at $62 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Tijuana to Merced.
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  • Distance: 388 miles
  • Duration: 6 h 10 min

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

You can take a bus from Tijuana to Merced via Los Angeles and Los Angeles, Ca in around 10 h 49 min.

Airlines
Southwest Airlines
Website
southwest.com
Flights from San Diego to Oakland
Ave. Duration
1 h 27 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $700
Flights from San Diego to Sacramento
Ave. Duration
1 h 31 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $900
Flights from San Diego to San Francisco
Ave. Duration
1 h 31 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $650
Flights from San Diego to San Jose
Ave. Duration
1 h 21 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $650
Alaska Airlines, Inc.
Website
alaskaair.com
Flights from San Diego to Fresno
Ave. Duration
1 h 12 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $600
Flights from San Diego to Fresno via Los Angeles
Ave. Duration
3 h 1 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $850
Flights from San Diego to Sacramento
Ave. Duration
1 h 41 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $1,000
Flights from San Diego to San Francisco
Ave. Duration
1 h 37 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $550
Flights from San Diego to San Jose
Ave. Duration
1 h 29 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$80 - $500
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from San Diego to Fresno via Los Angeles
Ave. Duration
3 h 7 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $650
Flights from San Diego to San Francisco
Ave. Duration
1 h 35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $550
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from San Diego to Fresno via Los Angeles
Ave. Duration
3 h 1 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $850
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 1-800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Richmond Transit Station to Merced Amtrak
Ave. Duration
2 h 40 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$30 - $80
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$30 - $50
Flexi Coach Seat
$60 - $85
Business Coach Seat
$55 - $80
Room
$170 - $240
Train from Sacramento Amtrak to Merced Amtrak
Ave. Duration
2 h 9 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$30 - $70
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$30 - $50
Flexi Coach Seat
$55 - $80
Business Coach Seat
$50 - $70
Room
$160 - $230
Train from Stockton Robert Cabral Station to Merced Amtrak
Ave. Duration
1 h 13 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$26 - $55
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$26 - $40
Flexi Coach Seat
$45 - $65
Business Coach Seat
$35 - $55
Room
$140 - $200
Train from San Diego Santa Fe Depot to Los Angeles Union Station Amtrak
Ave. Duration
2 h 58 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$30 - $75
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$30 - $50
Flexi Coach Seat
$55 - $85
Business Coach Seat
$50 - $75
Room
$170 - $240
Train from Bakersfield Amtrak to Merced Amtrak
Ave. Duration
2 h 54 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$35 - $90
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$35 - $60
Flexi Coach Seat
$65 - $95
Business Coach Seat
$60 - $90
Room
$180 - $260
Altamont Corridor Express
Phone
1800-411-7245
Website
acerail.com
Train from Scc Santa Clara Station to Skt Stockton Station
Ave. Duration
2 h 7 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$13 - $17
Schedules at
acerail.com
Bus operators
Greyhound USA

Greyhound is a leading bus company based in Dallas, Texas, serving over 3800 destinations across North America, Mexico and Canada. Greyhound carries around 18 million passengers a year who travel 5.4 billion miles (8.6 billion km) a year on their fleet of around 1700 vehicles. For travel flexibility, you can board or get off a Greyhound bus at official Greyhound stations, partner stations and curbside stops. There are around 230 Greyhound stations across the US where you can both catch your bus and buy tickets, that are also available on the official website and via the mobile app.

Rome2rio's guide to Greyhound USA
Contact Details
Phone
+1 214-849-8100/1-800-231-2222
Email
ifsr@greyhound.com
Website
greyhound.com
Bus from Fresno, Ca to Merced, Ca
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$12 - $27
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$12 - $18
Flexible
$21 - $27
Bus from Los Angeles, Ca to Merced, Ca
Ave. Duration
5 h 45 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$30 - $75
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$30 - $50
Flexible
$55 - $75
Bus from San Ysidro, Ca to Los Angeles, Ca
Ave. Duration
3 h 55 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
$19 - $45
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$19 - $30
Flexible
$35 - $45
Greyhound Mexico
Phone
01-800 890 6821
Website
greyhound.com.mx
Bus from Tijuana to Los Angeles
Ave. Duration
4 h 50 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$40 - $65
Schedules at
greyhound.com.mx
Bus from San Ysidro to Los Angeles
Ave. Duration
3 h 20 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$40 - $65
Schedules at
greyhound.com.mx
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.

Rome2rio's guide to Amtrak
Contact Details
Phone
+1 1-800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Bus from Los Angeles Union Station Amtrak to Bakersfield Amtrak
Ave. Duration
2 h 40 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Website
amtrak.com

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