There are 7 ways to get from Tijuana to Van Nuys by bus, train, car, tram or plane

Select an option below to see step-by-step directions and to compare ticket prices and travel times in Rome2rio's travel planner.

Recommended option

Bus, train  •  5 h 8 min

  1. Take the bus from San Ysidro, Ca to Oceanside, Ca 9488 / ...
  2. Take the train from Oceanside to Van Nuys, CA 777 / ...

$43 - $97

Cheapest option

Bus Tufesa  •  6 h 22 min

  1. Take the bus from Tijuana to Los Angeles

$14 - $38

5 alternative options

Train  •  5 h 23 min

  1. Take the train from San Diego Santa Fe Depot Amtrak to Van Nuys Amtrak Pacific Surfliner

$39 - $89

Bus Greyhound USA  •  7 h 49 min

  1. Take the bus from Tijuana Bus Terminal to San Ysidro Transit Center
  2. Take the bus from San Ysidro, Ca to Los Angeles, Ca 9486 / ...

$35 - $101

Drive  •  2 h 46 min

  1. Drive from Tijuana to Van Nuys 156.4 miles

$15 - $23

Tram, fly to Los Angeles  •  4 h 16 min

  1. Take the tram from San Ysidro/Intl Border to America Plaza Station
  2. Fly from San Diego (SAN) to Los Angeles (LAX) SAN - LAX

$113 - $358

Fly to Burbank  •  6 h 16 min

  1. Fly from San Diego (SAN) to Burbank (BUR) SAN - BUR

$137 - $609

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

Amtrak operates a train from Tijuana to Van Nuys 4 times a day. Tickets cost $35 - $85 and the journey takes 3 h 31 min. Alternatively, Tufesa operates a bus from Tijuana to Van Nuys twice daily. Tickets cost $12 - $35 and the journey takes 4 h 20 min.

Airlines
Southwest Airlines
Website
southwest.com
Flights from San Diego to Burbank via Las Vegas
Ave. Duration
3 h 34 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $600
Flights from San Diego to Burbank via San Jose
Ave. Duration
3 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $600
Flights from San Diego to Burbank via Phoenix
Ave. Duration
3 h 30 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$140 - $600
Flights from San Diego to Burbank via Sacramento
Ave. Duration
3 h 43 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $650
Flights from San Diego to Burbank via Oakland
Ave. Duration
3 h 42 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $650
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from San Diego to Los Angeles
Ave. Duration
57 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $650
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from San Diego to Los Angeles
Ave. Duration
1 h 3 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $600
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from San Diego to Los Angeles
Ave. Duration
58 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $600
Train operators
Amtrak
Phone
+1 1-800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Oceanside to Van Nuys, CA
Ave. Duration
2 h 36 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$30 - $70
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$30 - $45
Flexi Coach Seat
$50 - $80
Business Coach Seat
$45 - $70
Room
$160 - $230
Train from San Diego Santa Fe Depot Amtrak to Van Nuys Amtrak
Ave. Duration
3 h 31 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$35 - $85
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$35 - $55
Flexi Coach Seat
$60 - $90
Business Coach Seat
$55 - $85
Room
$180 - $250
San Diego Metro Transit
Website
sdmts.com
Tram from San Ysidro/Intl Border to America Plaza Station
Ave. Duration
45 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$3
Schedules at
sdmts.com
Bus operators
Greyhound USA
Phone
+1 214-849-8100
Email
ifsr@greyhound.com
Website
greyhound.com
Bus from San Ysidro, Ca to Oceanside, Ca
Ave. Duration
1 h 25 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$12 - $26
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$12 - $17
Flexible
$21 - $26
Bus from San Ysidro, Ca to Los Angeles, Ca
Ave. Duration
3 h
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$19 - $45
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$19 - $29
Flexible
$35 - $45
Tufesa
Phone
016444102444
Website
tufesa.com.mx
Bus from Tijuana to Los Angeles
Ave. Duration
4 h 20 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$12 - $35
Schedules at
tufesa.com.mx
Book at
gotobus.com
Plus
$12 - $18
Platinum
$18 - $24
Ejecutivo
$19 - $27
Greyhound Mexico
Phone
01-800 890 6821
Website
greyhound.com.mx
Bus from Tijuana Bus Terminal to San Ysidro Transit Center
Ave. Duration
2 h
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$14 - $50
Schedules at
greyhound.com.mx

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Questions & Answers

How far is it from Tijuana to Van Nuys?

The distance between Tijuana and Van Nuys is 230 km. The road distance is 250 km.

What is the cheapest way to get from Tijuana to Van Nuys?

The cheapest way to get from Tijuana to Van Nuys is to drive which costs $270 - $410 and takes 2 h 46 min.

What is the fastest way to get from Tijuana to Van Nuys?

The quickest way to get from Tijuana to Van Nuys is to drive which takes 2 h 46 min and costs $270 - $410.

Is there a direct bus between Tijuana and Van Nuys?

No, there is no direct bus from Tijuana to Van Nuys. However, there are services departing from Tijuana and arriving at Victory / Van Nuys via Hill / 5th and 1st / Olive. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 6 h 22 min.

How long does it take to get from Tijuana to Van Nuys?

It takes approximately 5 h 8 min to get from Tijuana to Van Nuys, including transfers.