There are 5 ways to get from Tijuana to Mexico City by plane, bus or car

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Fly to Mexico City  •  3 h 37 min

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

$58 - $184

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Fly to Toluca  •  6 h 49 min

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

$87 - $248

Bus Autobuses Elite  •  38 h 51 min

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

$134 - $167

Bus TAP  •  42 h 1 min

  1. Take the bus from Tijuana to Mexico

$84 - $184

Drive  •  30 h 44 min

  1. Drive from Tijuana to Mexico City 1843.5 miles

$240 - $360

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

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The best way to get from Tijuana to Mexico City without a car is to bus which takes 38 h 51 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 3 h 37 min to get from Tijuana to Mexico City, including transfers.

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Tijuana to Mexico City bus services, operated by TAP, depart from Tijuana station.

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The best way to get from Tijuana to Mexico City is to fly which takes 3 h 37 min and costs . Alternatively, you can bus, which costs and takes 38 h 51 min.

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The quickest flight from Tijuana Airport to Mexico City Airport is the direct flight which takes 3 h 5 min.

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Tijuana to Mexico City bus services, operated by TAP, arrive at Mexico station.

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Mexico City is 2 h ahead of Tijuana. It is currently 11:52 AM in Tijuana and 1:52 PM in Mexico City.

Yes, the driving distance between Tijuana to Mexico City is 2950 km. It takes approximately 30 h 44 min to drive from Tijuana to Mexico City.

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  • Distance: 1435.9 miles
  • Duration: 3 h 37 min

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 51 min.

Airlines
Interjet
Website
interjet.com
Flights from Tijuana to Mexico City
Ave. Duration
3 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$95 - $330
Flights from Tijuana to Toluca via Guadalajara
Ave. Duration
5 h 15 min
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$130 - $340
Flights from Tijuana to Toluca via Guadalajara, Puerto Vallarta
Ave. Duration
9 h 50 min
When
Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
$160 - $380
Flights from Tijuana to Toluca via Monterrey
Ave. Duration
5 h 20 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$75 - $300
Aeroméxico
Website
world.aeromexico.com
Flights from Tijuana to Mexico City
Ave. Duration
3 h 33 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $380
Flights from Tijuana to Mexico City via Durango
Ave. Duration
4 h 35 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$110 - $380
Flights from Tijuana to Mexico City via Culiacan
Ave. Duration
5 h 5 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$110 - $380
Volaris
Website
volaris.com
Flights from Tijuana to Mexico City
Ave. Duration
3 h 33 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$65 - $340
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
Bus operators
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 - $110
Schedules at
estrellablanca.com.mx
Primera
$98
Primera Select
$106
ETN
Website
etn.com.mx
Bus from Guadalajara to Mexico Poniente
Ave. Duration
7 h
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$35 - $60
Schedules at
etn.com.mx
Web Advance
$35 - $55
Full Fare
$40 - $60
Regular Price
$51
Internet Discount
$46

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Hainan, Viva Aerobus, Interjet and two other airlines offer flights from Tijuana Airport to Mexico City Airport.

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There are 1123+ hotels available in Mexico City. Prices start at $31 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Tijuana to Tijuana Airport is to taxi which takes 10 min and costs .

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