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There are 5 ways to get from Tijuana to Tecate by bus, taxi, car or towncar

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Bus via Tijuana International Airport  •  1h 38m

  1. Take the bus from Tijuana International Airport to Tecate Tijuana Airport

$727 - $1284

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Bus  •  3h

  1. Take the bus from Tijuana Bus Terminal to Tecate Tijuana Airport-Ciudad Juárez / ...

$90 - $340

3 alternative options

Taxi  •  40 min

  1. Take a taxi from Tijuana to Tecate 46.7 km

$170 - $210

Drive  •  40 min

  1. Drive from Tijuana to Tecate 46.7 km

$85 - $130

Uber  •  40 min

  1. Take an Uber from Tijuana to Tecate 46.7 km

$750 - $950

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Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Tijuana to Tecate is to drive which costs $85 - $130 and takes 40 min.

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The quickest way to get from Tijuana to Tecate is to taxi which costs $170 - $210 and takes 40 min.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Tijuana Bus Terminal and arriving at Tecate. Services depart twice daily, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 3h.

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The distance between Tijuana and Tecate is 36 km. The road distance is 46.7 km.

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The best way to get from Tijuana to Tecate without a car is to bus via Tijuana International Airport which takes 1h 38m and costs $700 - $1300.

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It takes approximately 1h 38m to get from Tijuana to Tecate, including transfers.

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Tijuana to Tecate bus services, operated by ABC, depart from Tijuana International Airport station.

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Tijuana to Tecate bus services, operated by ABC, arrive at Tecate station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Tijuana to Tecate is 47 km. It takes approximately 40 min to drive from Tijuana to Tecate.

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There are eight+ hotels available in Tecate. Prices start at $2250 MXN per night.

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  • Distance: 36.2 km
  • Duration: 1h 38m

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

ABC operates a bus from Tijuana International Airport to Tecate 5 times a day. Tickets cost $110 - $210 and the journey takes 35 min.

Bus operators
ABC
Phone
+52 664 104 7400 / +52 800 025 0222
Email
autobusesdelabajacalifornia@abc.com.mx
Website
abc.com.mx
Bus from Tijuana International Airport to Tecate
Ave. Duration
35 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$110 - $210
Schedules at
abc.com.mx
Greyhound Mexico
Phone
01-800 890 6821
Website
greyhound.com.mx
Bus from Tijuana Bus Terminal to Tecate
Ave. Duration
3h
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$190 - $340
Schedules at
greyhound.com.mx
Estrella Blanca
Phone
800 507 5500
Website
estrellablanca.com.mx
Bus from Tijuana to Tecate
Ave. Duration
48 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$90 - $170
Schedules at
estrellablanca.com.mx
Economic
$110 - $170
Select
$90 - $140
Other operators
Uber Tijuana
Website
uber.comglobal
Towncar from Tijuana to Tecate
Ave. Duration
40 min
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
$750 - $950
Signup at
uber.com
UberPool
$750 - $950
uberX
$2100 - $2400
Assist
$850 - $1000
Español
$850 - $1000
WAV
$900 - $1050
Select
$1700 - $2000
UberXL
$3600 - $4000
UberSUV
$3100 - $3500
Black
$5000 - $6000
English
$8000 - $9500
Taxi from Tijuana to Tecate
Ave. Duration
40 min
Estimated price
$170 - $210
Taxis y Servicios de Tijuana
Phone
+52 664 622 0026
Website
taxisyserviciosdetijuana.com
Taxis Diamante De Tijuana
Phone
+52 664 123 58 20
Website
tijuana.anunciosya.com.mx
Taxi Dorado y Blanco
Phone
+52 664 509 4217
Website
facebook.com
de la LíneaTaxi
Phone
+52 664 622 4755
Website
facebook.com

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