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There are 7 ways to get from Tijuana to Merced by bus, night bus, car, tram, plane or train

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Bus  •  9h 43m

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

Cheapest option

Bus, night bus  •  12h 35m

  1. Take the bus from Tijuana to Los Angeles Tijuana-Reynosa
  2. Take the night bus from Los Angeles, Ca to Merced, Ca 9606

$73 - $140

5 alternative options

Drive  •  6h 58m

  1. Drive from Tijuana to Merced 414.8 miles

$40 - $60

Tram, fly to Fresno, bus  •  7h 9m

  1. Take the tram from San Ysidro/Intl Border to America Plaza Station
  2. Fly from San Diego (SAN) to Fresno (FAT) SAN - FAT
  3. Take the bus from Fresno, Ca to Merced, Ca

$102 - $354

Fly to Oakland, train  •  8h 25m

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

$124 - $448

Fly to San Jose, bus  •  8h 25m

  1. Fly from San Diego (SAN) to San Jose (SJC) SAN - SJC
  2. Take the bus from San Jose Airport - USO Club to Monterey / Gilroy Train Station
  3. Take the bus from Gilroy, CA to Merced

$110 - $378

Fly to San Francisco, train  •  9h 1m

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

$114 - $410

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The cheapest way to get from Tijuana to Merced is to drive which costs $750 - $1200 and takes 6h 58m.

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The quickest way to get from Tijuana to Merced is to drive which costs $750 - $1200 and takes 6h 58m.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Tijuana Centro and arriving at Merced. Services depart four times a week, and operate Wednesday, Thursday, Saturday and Sunday. The journey takes approximately 9h 43m.

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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 9h 43m and costs .

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The bus from Tijuana Centro to Merced takes 9h 43m including transfers and departs four times a week.

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

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The quickest flight from San Diego Airport to Fresno Airport is the direct flight which takes 1h 15m.

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Tijuana to Merced bus services, operated by ACN Autobuses, arrive at Merced station.

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

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  • Distance: 388 miles
  • Duration: 9h 43m

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

ACN Autobuses operates a bus from Tijuana to Merced 4 times a week, and the journey takes 9h 43m.

Airlines
Southwest Airlines
Website
southwest.com
Flights from San Diego to Oakland
Ave. Duration
1h 32m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $700
Flights from San Diego to Oakland via Reno
Ave. Duration
3h 32m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$150 - $700
Flights from San Diego to San Jose
Ave. Duration
1h 26m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $650
Flights from San Diego to San Francisco
Ave. Duration
1h 37m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $650
Alaska Airlines, Inc.
Website
alaskaair.com
Flights from San Diego to Fresno
Ave. Duration
1h 16m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $600
Flights from San Diego to Fresno via Los Angeles
Ave. Duration
3h 3m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$160 - $850
Flights from San Diego to San Jose
Ave. Duration
1h 34m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$80 - $500
Flights from San Diego to San Francisco
Ave. Duration
1h 35m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $550
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from San Diego to San Francisco
Ave. Duration
1h 42m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $550
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from San Diego to Fresno via Los Angeles
Ave. Duration
3h 3m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$160 - $850
Flights from San Diego to San Francisco
Ave. Duration
1h 35m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $550
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 Richmond Amtrak to Merced Amtrak Station
Ave. Duration
2h 40m
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
Bus operators
ACN Autobuses
Phone
(01)66429904887
Email
clientes@acnautobuses.com
Website
acnautobuses.com
Bus from Tijuana Centro to Merced
Ave. Duration
9h 43m
Frequency
4 times a week
Schedules at
acnautobuses.com
Bus from Fresno to Merced
Ave. Duration
1h 20m
Frequency
3 times a day
Schedules at
acnautobuses.com
Greyhound Mexico
Phone
01-800 890 6821
Website
greyhound.com.mx
Bus from Tijuana to Los Angeles
Ave. Duration
4h 50m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$40 - $60
Schedules at
greyhound.com.mx
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.

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Contact Details
Phone
+1 214-849-8100/1-800-231-2222
Email
ifsr@greyhound.com
Website
greyhound.com
Night bus from Los Angeles, Ca to Merced, Ca
Ave. Duration
6h 45m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$30 - $80
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$30 - $50
Flexible
$55 - $80
Bus from Fresno, Ca to Merced, Ca
Ave. Duration
1h 10m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$12 - $27
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$12 - $18
Flexible
$21 - $27
Monterey-Salinas Transit
Phone
1-888-678-2871
Email
customerservice@mst.org
Website
mst.org
Bus from San Jose Airport - USO Club to Monterey / Gilroy Train Station
Ave. Duration
50m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$12
Schedules at
mst.org
Tufesa
Phone
7022546899
Email
serviciosvegas@hotmail.com
Website
tufesabus.com
Bus from Gilroy, CA to Merced
Ave. Duration
1h 30m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$17 - $25
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American Airlines and Alaska Airlines, Inc. offer flights from San Diego Airport to Fresno Airport.

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There are 22+ hotels available in Merced. Prices start at $61 USD per night.

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