There are 7 ways to get from Tijuana to Mexico City 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 Tijuana to Mexico City  •  4 h 47 min

  1. Fly from Tijuana (TIJ) to Mexico City (MEX) TIJ - MEX

$61 - $191

6 alternative options

Fly Tijuana to Toluca  •  8 h 23 min

  1. Fly from Tijuana (TIJ) to Toluca (TLC) TIJ - TLC

$90 - $255

Bus to Mexicali, fly to Mexico City  •  7 h 34 min

  1. Take the bus from Tijuana to Mexicali
  2. Fly from Mexicali (MXL) to Mexico City (MEX) MXL - MEX

$80 - $208

Bus Autobuses Elite  •  38 h 21 min

  1. Take the bus from Tijuana to Guadalajara
  2. Take the bus from Guadalajara to Mexico Poniente Guadalajara

$133 - $165

Bus TAP  •  42 h 1 min

  1. Take the bus from Tijuana to Mexico

$83 - $182

Train, bus  •  2 days 9 h

  1. Take the train from San Diego Santa Fe Depot Amtrak to Los Angeles Union Station Amtrak
  2. Take the train from Los Angeles Union Station Amtrak to San Antonio Amtrak
  3. Take the bus from San Antonio to México Central Norte

$275 - $750

Drive  •  30 h 44 min

  1. Drive from Tijuana to Mexico City 1843.5 miles

$240 - $360

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Tijuana to Mexico City is to fly which costs $1100 - $3700 and takes 4 h 47 min.

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The quickest way to get from Tijuana to Mexico City is to fly which costs $1100 - $3700 and takes 4 h 47 min.

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The distance between Tijuana and Mexico City is 2297 km. The road distance is 2949.6 km.

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It takes approximately 4 h 47 min to get from Tijuana to Mexico City, including transfers.

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No, there is no direct bus from Tijuana to Mexico City. However, there are services departing from Tijuana and arriving at Insurgentes Norte - Debussy via Eje Central Lázaro Cárdenas - Poniente 116 Frente a Central Camionera. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 42 h 1 min.

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What companies run services between Tijuana, Mexico and Mexico City, Mexico?

Hainan, Interjet and three other airlines fly from Tijuana to Mexico City hourly. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Tijuana to Mexico City via Guadalajara, Mexico Poniente, and Observatorio in around 38 h 21 min.

Airlines
Interjet
Website
interjet.com
Flights from Tijuana to Mexico City
Ave. Duration
3 h 26 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$95 - $330
Flights from Tijuana to Toluca via Guadalajara
Ave. Duration
5 h 56 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$160 - $370
Flights from Tijuana to Toluca via Guadalajara, Puerto Vallarta
Ave. Duration
9 h 15 min
When
Wednesday and Saturday
Estimated price
$160 - $380
Flights from Tijuana to Toluca via Mexico City, Guadalajara
Ave. Duration
10 h 40 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$160 - $380
Flights from Tijuana to Toluca via Monterrey
Ave. Duration
5 h 5 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$160 - $650
Volaris
Website
volaris.com
Flights from Tijuana to Mexico City
Ave. Duration
3 h 36 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$65 - $340
Flights from Tijuana to Mexico City via Culiacan
Ave. Duration
4 h 41 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$65 - $340
Flights from Mexicali to Mexico City
Ave. Duration
3 h 23 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$60 - $260
Flights from Mexicali to Mexico City via Monterrey
Ave. Duration
6 h 35 min
When
Wednesday
Estimated price
$60 - $260
Flights from Mexicali to Mexico City via Guadalajara
Ave. Duration
7 h 9 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$60 - $260
Aeroméxico
Website
world.aeromexico.com
Flights from Tijuana to Mexico City
Ave. Duration
3 h 41 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $380
Flights from Tijuana to Mexico City via Durango
Ave. Duration
4 h 40 min
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$110 - $380
Flights from Mexicali to Mexico City
Ave. Duration
3 h 28 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$70 - $380
Viva Aerobus
Website
vivaaerobus.com
Flights from Tijuana to Mexico City
Ave. Duration
3 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$75 - $270
Hainan
Website
hainanairlines.com
Flights from Tijuana to Mexico City
Ave. Duration
3 h 5 min
When
Monday, Wednesday and Friday
Estimated price
$250 - $900
Train operators
Amtrak
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Contact Details
Phone
+1 1-800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Train from San Diego Santa Fe Depot Amtrak to Los Angeles Union Station Amtrak
Ave. Duration
2 h 59 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 Los Angeles Union Station Amtrak to San Antonio Amtrak
Ave. Duration
28 h 50 min
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
$180 - $550
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$180 - $270
Flexi Coach Seat
$320 - $460
Business Coach Seat
$380 - $550
Room
$700 - $1,000
Bus operators
ABC
Website
abc.com.mx
Bus from Tijuana to Mexicali
Ave. Duration
2 h 30 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$15 - $22
Schedules at
reservamos.mx
Book at
reservamos.mx
Aguacaliente
Phone
6646212955
Email
atencionaclientes@autobusesaguacaliente.com.mx
Website
autobusesaguacaliente.com.mx
Bus from Tijuana to Mexicali
Ave. Duration
2 h
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$18
Schedules at
autobusesaguacaliente.com.mx
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 - $105
Schedules at
estrellablanca.com.mx
Primera
$97
Primera Select
$105
ETN
Website
etn.com.mx
Bus from Guadalajara to Mexico Poniente
Ave. Duration
7 h
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$35 - $60
Schedules at
etn.com.mx
Book at
venta.etn.com.mx
Web Advance
$35 - $50
Full Fare
$40 - $60
Regular Price
$50
Internet Discount
$45
Grupo Senda
Phone
US: (81) 8151 5253, México: 1 800 733 7330
Website
ticket.gruposenda.com
Bus from San Antonio to México Central Norte
Ave. Duration
21 h 5 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$60 - $120
Schedules at
ticket.gruposenda.com
Diamante
$60 - $90
Ejecutivo
$101 - $107

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