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

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

Fly to El Centro  •  3 h 30 min

  1. Fly from Los Angeles (LAX) to El Centro (IPL) LAX - IPL

$46 - $133

Cheapest option

Bus via Wilshire / Westwood  •  8 h 39 min

  1. Take the bus from Los Angeles, Ca to San Ysidro, Ca 9465
  2. Take the bus from Tijuana to Mexicali

$36 - $72

5 alternative options

Fly to San Diego, tram, bus  •  6 h 52 min

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

$128 - $377

Train, bus  •  8 h 14 min

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

$52 - $104

Train, bus via L. A. Union Station station  •  8 h 30 min

  1. Take the train from Los Angeles Union Station Amtrak to San Diego Santa Fe Depot Amtrak Pacific Surfliner
  2. Take the bus from Tijuana to Mexicali

$53 - $107

Bus  •  13 h 44 min

  1. Take the bus from Huntington Park, CA to San Ysidro Tufesa / ...
  2. Take the bus from San Ysidro Transit Center to Mexicali Tijuana Airport-Ciudad Juárez

$54 - $88

Drive  •  4 h 11 min

  1. Drive from Van Nuys to Mexicali 244.4 miles

$23 - $35

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Van Nuys to Mexicali is to drive which costs $23 - $35 and takes 4 h 11 min.

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The quickest way to get from Van Nuys to Mexicali is to fly which takes 3 h 30 min and costs $45 - $140.

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The distance between Van Nuys and Mexicali is 328 km. The road distance is 391 km.

Get driving directions

It takes approximately 3 h 30 min to get from Van Nuys to Mexicali, including transfers.

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No, there is no direct bus from Van Nuys to Mexicali. However, there are services departing from Van Nuys / Victory and arriving at Mexicali via Wilshire / Westwood, Los Angeles, Ca and Tijuana. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 8 h 39 min.

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

Mokulele flies from Van Nuys to Mexicali 3 times a day. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Van Nuys to Mexicali via Westwood / Wilshire, Wilshire / Westwood, 7th / Decatur, Los Angeles, Ca, San Ysidro, Ca, and Tijuana in around 8 h 39 min.

Airlines
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Los Angeles to San Diego
Ave. Duration
56 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $650
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from Los Angeles to San Diego
Ave. Duration
59 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $600
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Los Angeles to San Diego
Ave. Duration
51 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $600
Mokulele
Website
mokuleleairlines.com
Flights from Los Angeles to El Centro
Ave. Duration
1 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$45 - $180
Train operators
San Diego Metro Transit
Phone
+1 619-233-3004
Website
sdmts.com
Tram from America Plaza Station to San Ysidro/Intl Border
Ave. Duration
45 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$3
Schedules at
sdmts.com
Amtrak
Phone
+1 1-800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Van Nuys Amtrak to San Diego Santa Fe Depot Amtrak
Ave. Duration
4 h 14 min
Frequency
5 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
Train from Los Angeles Union Station Amtrak to San Diego Santa Fe Depot Amtrak
Ave. Duration
2 h 54 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
Bus operators
ABC
Website
abc.com.mx
Bus from Tijuana to Mexicali
Ave. Duration
2 h 30 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$14 - $21
Schedules at
reservamos.mx
Book at
reservamos.mx
Aguacaliente
Phone
6646212955
Email
atencionaclientes@autobusesaguacaliente.com.mx
Website
autobusesaguacaliente.com.mx
Bus from Tijuana to Mexicali
Ave. Duration
2 h
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$17
Schedules at
autobusesaguacaliente.com.mx
Greyhound USA
Phone
+1 214-849-8100/1-800-231-2222
Email
ifsr@greyhound.com
Website
greyhound.com
Bus from Los Angeles, Ca to San Ysidro, Ca
Ave. Duration
2 h 55 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$19 - $45
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$19 - $29
Flexible
$30 - $45
Tufesa
Phone
016444102444
Website
tufesa.com.mx
Bus from Huntington Park, CA to San Ysidro
Ave. Duration
3 h 19 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$10 - $24
Schedules at
tufesa.com.mx
Book at
gotobus.com
Plus
$10 - $16
Platinum
$16 - $22
Ejecutivo
$17 - $24
TAP Royal International
Phone
USA: (602) 273 3544 MÉXICO: 01800 0011 827
Email
contact@taproyal.com
Website
taproyal.com
Bus from Huntington Park to San Ysidro
Ave. Duration
2 h 30 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$10
Schedules at
taproyal.com
Greyhound Mexico
Phone
01-800 890 6821
Website
greyhound.com.mx
Bus from San Ysidro Transit Center to Mexicali
Ave. Duration
6 h
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$40 - $55
Schedules at
greyhound.com.mx

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