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There are 7 ways to get from Tijuana to Palmdale by bus, train, car or plane

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Bus  •  7 h 30 min

  1. Take the bus from Tijuana to Los Angeles Tijuana-Reynosa
  2. Take the bus from Los Angeles, Ca to Palmdale, Ca 6306 / ...

$56 - $89

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Bus via San Ysidro, Ca  •  8 h 31 min

  1. Take the bus from San Ysidro, Ca to Los Angeles, Ca 9480 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Los Angeles, Ca to Palmdale, Ca 6306 / ...

$41 - $121

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Train  •  7 h 57 min

  1. Take the train from San Diego Santa Fe Depot to Los Angeles Union Station Amtrak Pacific Surfliner
  2. Take the train from L. A. Union Station station to Palmdale station Antelope Valley Line

$45 - $94

Drive  •  3 h 20 min

  1. Drive from Tijuana to Palmdale 189.5 miles

$18 - $27

Fly to Los Angeles, train  •  7 h

  1. Fly from San Diego (SAN) to Los Angeles (LAX) SAN - LAX
  2. Take the train from L. A. Union Station station to Palmdale station

$123 - $370

Fly to Burbank, train  •  9 h 18 min

  1. Fly from San Diego (SAN) to Burbank (BUR) SAN - BUR
  2. Take the train from Glendale station to Palmdale station

$150 - $656

Fly to Ontario/San Bernardino, bus, train  •  10 h 22 min

  1. Fly from San Diego (SAN) to Ontario/San Bernardino (ONT) SAN - ONT
  2. Take the bus from Pomona Transit Center to Arcadia St and Alameda St
  3. Take the train from L. A. Union Station station to Palmdale station

$140 - $629

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The cheapest way to get from Tijuana to Palmdale is to drive which costs $350 - $550 and takes 3 h 20 min.

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The quickest way to get from Tijuana to Palmdale is to drive which costs $350 - $550 and takes 3 h 20 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Tijuana to Palmdale. However, there are services departing from Tijuana and arriving at Palmdale, Ca via Los Angeles, Ca. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 7 h 30 min.

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The distance between Tijuana and Palmdale is 253 km. The road distance is 303.2 km.

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The best way to get from Tijuana to Palmdale without a car is to bus which takes 7 h 30 min and costs $1000 - $1800.

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It takes approximately 7 h 30 min to get from Tijuana to Palmdale, including transfers.

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

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The best way to get from Tijuana to Palmdale is to bus which takes 7 h 30 min and costs $1000 - $1800. Alternatively, you can train, which costs $850 - $1900 and takes 7 h 57 min.

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The quickest flight from San Diego Airport to Los Angeles Airport is the direct flight which takes 53 min.

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

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Map of how to get from Tijuana to Palmdale.
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  • Distance: 158.1 miles
  • Duration: 7 h 30 min

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

You can take a bus from Tijuana to Palmdale via Los Angeles and Los Angeles, Ca in around 7 h 30 min. Alternatively, you can take a train from Tijuana to Palmdale via San Ysidro/Intl Border, America Plaza Station, San Diego Santa Fe Depot, Los Angeles Union Station Amtrak, and L. A. Union Station station in around 7 h 57 min.

Airlines
Southwest Airlines
Website
southwest.com
Flights from San Diego to Burbank via Las Vegas
Ave. Duration
3 h 21 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $600
Flights from San Diego to Burbank via San Jose
Ave. Duration
3 h 24 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $600
Flights from San Diego to Burbank via Oakland
Ave. Duration
3 h 36 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$150 - $650
Flights from San Diego to Burbank via Phoenix
Ave. Duration
3 h 30 min
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$140 - $600
Flights from San Diego to Burbank via Sacramento
Ave. Duration
3 h 42 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$150 - $650
Flights from San Diego to Burbank via San Francisco
Ave. Duration
3 h 43 min
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$150 - $650
Flights from San Diego to Ontario/San Bernardino via Las Vegas
Ave. Duration
3 h 13 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $600
Flights from San Diego to Ontario/San Bernardino via Phoenix
Ave. Duration
3 h 16 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$140 - $600
Flights from San Diego to Ontario/San Bernardino via Oakland
Ave. Duration
3 h 47 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $650
Flights from San Diego to Ontario/San Bernardino via San Jose
Ave. Duration
3 h 42 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $650
Flights from San Diego to Ontario/San Bernardino via Sacramento
Ave. Duration
3 h 46 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$150 - $650
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from San Diego to Los Angeles
Ave. Duration
59 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $600
Flights from San Diego to Ontario/San Bernardino via Phoenix
Ave. Duration
3 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $650
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from San Diego to Los Angeles
Ave. Duration
59 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $600
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from San Diego to Los Angeles
Ave. Duration
1 h 3 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $650
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 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
Metrolink Trains
Phone
(800) 371-LINK (5465)
Website
metrolinktrains.com
Train from L. A. Union Station station to Palmdale station
Ave. Duration
2 h 4 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$11 - $15
Schedules at
metrolinktrains.com
Train from Glendale station to Palmdale station
Ave. Duration
1 h 52 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$10 - $14
Schedules at
metrolinktrains.com
Bus operators
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 - $60
Schedules at
greyhound.com.mx
Bus from San Ysidro to Los Angeles
Ave. Duration
3 h 40 min
Frequency
3 times a day
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
Bus from Los Angeles, Ca to Palmdale, Ca
Ave. Duration
1 h 40 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$13 - $29
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$13 - $19
Flexible
$22 - $29
Bus from San Ysidro, Ca to Los Angeles, Ca
Ave. Duration
3 h 55 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$19 - $45
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$19 - $30
Flexible
$35 - $45
Foothill Transit
Phone
+1 800-743-3463
Website
foothilltransit.org
Bus from Pomona Transit Center to Arcadia St and Alameda St
Ave. Duration
58 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$1 - $5
Schedules at
foothilltransit.org

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More Questions & Answers

Yes, the driving distance between Tijuana to Palmdale is 303 km. It takes approximately 3 h 20 min to drive from Tijuana to Palmdale.

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American Airlines, Delta and United Airlines offer flights from San Diego Airport to Los Angeles Airport.

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There are 53+ hotels available in Palmdale. Prices start at $63 USD per night.

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