Travel from Tijuana to San-Francisco

Train, bus or fly from Tijuana to San Francisco?

Southwest Airlines, Alaska Airlines, Inc. and 4 other airlines fly from Tijuana to San Francisco hourly. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Tijuana to San Francisco via Pacific / Florence, Los Angeles, CA, and Main St. & Howard St. in around 13 h 45 min.

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How to get from Tijuana to San Francisco

From Tijuana drive to San Ysidro/Intl Border, tram to Broadway & Kettner Bl, line 992 bus to San Diego airport, fly to San Francisco airport, then BART to San Francisco. 4 h 18 min $202. From Tijuana drive to San Ysidro/Intl Border, tram to Broadway & Kettner Bl, line 992 bus to San Diego airport, fly to Oakland airport, BART to Coliseum, then BART to San Francisco. 4 h 25 min $206. From Tijuana drive to San Ysidro/Intl Border, tram to Broadway & Kettner Bl, line 992 bus to San Diego airport, fly to San Jose airport, shuttle to San Francisco International Airport, walk to San Francisco International Airport, then BART to San Francisco. 6 h 8 min $227. From Tijuana bus to Pacific / Florence, line 60 bus to Los Angeles, CA, bus to Main St. & Howard St., then line 7 bus to Market St & Van Ness Ave. 13 h 45 min $65. From Tijuana drive to San Ysidro/Intl Border, tram to San Diego Santa Fe Depot Amtrak, train to Los Angeles Union Station Amtrak, walk to L. A. Union Station station, train to Burbank, bus to West Oakland, then BART to Civic Center/UN Plaza. 13 h 59 min $104. From Tijuana, MX line 8976 bus to San Ysidro, CA, line 9452 bus to National Av & Cesar E Chavez Pkwy, line 901 bus to Broadway & 5th Av, line 235 bus to Miramar College Transit Station, walk to San Diego, CA, then bus to San Francisco, CA. 15 h 51 min $91. From Tijuana drive to San Ysidro/Intl Border, tram to San Diego Santa Fe Depot Amtrak, train to Los Angeles Union Station Amtrak, train to Oakland Jack London Square Station, walk to Lake Merritt, then BART to Civic Center/UN Plaza. 17 h 39 min $202. From Tijuana drive to San Francisco. 8 h 45 min $85.

Operators from Tijuana to San Francisco

OperatorPhoneWebsite
San Diego Metro TransitSan Diego Metro Transit
Southwest AirlinesSouthwest Airlines
Alaska Airlines, Inc.Alaska Airlines, Inc.
Virgin AmericaVirgin America
United AirlinesUnited Airlines
American AirlinesAmerican Airlines
DeltaDelta
BARTBART
Monterey BusMonterey Bus
Tufesa016444102444Tufesa
Metro Los AngelesMetro Los Angeles
Greyhound USA+1 214-849-8100Greyhound USA
San Francisco Municipal Transportation AgencySan Francisco Municipal Transportation Agency
Amtrak+1 1-800-872-7245Amtrak
Metrolink TrainsMetrolink Trains
Megabus877-462-6342Megabus
Xe Do Hoang Transportation+1 408-729-7885 / +1-888-834-9336Xe Do Hoang Transportation
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    Tijuana to San Francisco:

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      1 Fly to San Francisco
      • One-Way approx: USD $81 - $326
      • Duration: 4 h 18 min
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      2 Fly to Oakland
      • One-Way approx: USD $95 - $368
      • Duration: 4 h 25 min
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      3 Fly to San Jose, shuttle
      • One-Way approx: USD $131 - $391
      • Duration: 6 h 8 min
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      4 Bus via Los Angeles, CA
      • One-Way approx: USD $43 - $137
      • Duration: 13 h 45 min
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      • Duration: 13 h 59 min
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      6 Bus Xe Do Hoang Transportation
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      • Duration: 15 h 51 min
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      7 Train
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      • Duration: 17 h 39 min
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      8 Drive
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      • Duration: 8 h 45 min
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