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

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Map of how to get from Van Nuys to Tijuana.
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  • Distance: 144 miles
  • Duration: 5 h 30 min

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

Amtrak operates a train from Van Nuys to Tijuana every 2 hours. Tickets cost $30 - $75 and the journey takes 2 hours 53 minutes. Alternatively, Tufesa operates a bus from Van Nuys to Tijuana twice daily. Tickets cost $12 - $35 and the journey takes 4 hours 20 minutes.

Airlines
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from Los Angeles to San Diego
Avg. Duration
1 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $600
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Los Angeles to San Diego
Avg. Duration
53 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $600
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Los Angeles to San Diego
Avg. Duration
59 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $650
Mokulele
Website
mokuleleairlines.com
Flights from Los Angeles to El Centro
Avg. Duration
1 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$45 - $180
Train operators
Amtrak
Phone
+1 1-800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Los Angeles Union Station Amtrak to San Diego Santa Fe Depot Amtrak
Avg. Duration
2 h 53 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$30 - $75
Website
amtrak.com
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Coach Seat
$30 - $50
Flexi Coach Seat
$55 - $85
Business Coach Seat
$50 - $75
Room
$170 - $240
Train from Van Nuys Amtrak to San Diego Santa Fe Depot Amtrak
Avg. Duration
4 h 14 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$35 - $85
Website
amtrak.com
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Coach Seat
$35 - $55
Flexi Coach Seat
$60 - $90
Business Coach Seat
$55 - $85
Room
$180 - $250
Bus operators
Tufesa
Phone
016444102444
Website
tufesa.com.mx
Bus from Los Angeles to Tijuana
Avg. Duration
4 h 20 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$12 - $35
Schedules at
tufesa.com.mx
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Plus
$12 - $17
Platinum
$18 - $24
Ejecutivo
$19 - $27
Greyhound USA
Phone
+1 214-849-8100
Email
ifsr@greyhound.com
Website
greyhound.com
Bus from Los Angeles, CA to San Diego, CA
Avg. Duration
3 h 1 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$18 - $45
Website
greyhound.com
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Economy
$18 - $28
Flexible
$30 - $45
ABC
Website
abc.com.mx
Bus from Mexicali to Tijuana
Avg. Duration
2 h 30 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$13 - $19
Schedules at
reservamos.mx
Book at
reservamos.mx
Aguacaliente
Phone
6646212955
Email
atencionaclientes@autobusesaguacaliente.com.mx
Website
autobusesaguacaliente.com.mx
Bus from Mexicali to Tijuana
Avg. Duration
2 h
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$18
Schedules at
autobusesaguacaliente.com.mx

How far is it from Van Nuys to Tijuana?

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

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

The cheapest way to get from Van Nuys to Tijuana is to drive which costs $19 and takes 2 hours 45 minutes.

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

The quickest way to get from Van Nuys to Tijuana is to drive which takes 2 hours 45 minutes and costs $19.

Is there a direct bus between Van Nuys and Tijuana?

No, there is no direct bus from Van Nuys to Tijuana. However, there are services departing from Victory / Van Nuys and arriving at Tijuana via Olive / San Fernando and Los Angeles. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 7 hours 8 minutes.

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

It takes approximately 5 hours 30 minutes to get from Van Nuys to Tijuana, including transfers.