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Recommended option

Bus to Monterey, fly, line 9455 bus  •  6 h 23 min

  1. Take the bus from Watsonville, Ca to Salinas, Ca
  2. Fly from Monterey (MRY) to San Diego (SAN) MRY - SAN
  3. Take the line 9455 bus from San Diego, Ca to Tijuana Central Bus Term, Mx

$88 - $336

Cheapest option

Bus via Tijuana  •  14 h 1 min

  1. Take the bus from Watsonville, Ca to Los Angeles, Ca 6731 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Huntington Park, CA to Tijuana

$51 - $131

6 alternative options

Line 29 bus to San Jose, fly, line 9455 bus  •  6 h 40 min

  1. Take the line 29 bus from Rodriguez / Second to Prunedale North / Highway 156
  2. Fly from San Jose (SJC) to San Diego (SAN) SJC - SAN
  3. Take the line 9455 bus from San Diego, Ca to Tijuana Central Bus Term, Mx

$133 - $401

Bus, Caltrain to San Francisco, fly, line 9455 bus  •  7 h 32 min

  1. Take the bus from Watsonville, Ca to San Jose, Ca
  2. Take the Caltrain from San Jose Diridon Caltrain to Millbrae Caltrain
  3. Fly from San Francisco (SFO) to San Diego (SAN) SFO - SAN
  4. Take the line 9455 bus from San Diego, Ca to Tijuana Central Bus Term, Mx

$104 - $373

Bus, train to Oakland, fly  •  7 h 45 min

  1. Take the bus from Watsonville, Ca to San Jose, Ca
  2. Take the train from San Jose Diridon Station Amtrak to Oakland Coliseum Station Amtrak
  3. Fly from Oakland (OAK) to San Diego (SAN) OAK - SAN

$133 - $449

Bus  •  12 h 41 min

  1. Take the bus from Watsonville, Ca to Los Angeles, Ca 6731 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Los Angeles, Ca to Tijuana Central Bus Term, Mx 9483 / ...

$59 - $143

Train  •  15 h 42 min

  1. Take the train from Salinas Amtrak to Los Angeles Union Station Amtrak Coast Starlight
  2. Take the train from Los Angeles Union Station Amtrak to San Diego Santa Fe Depot Amtrak Pacific Surfliner

$93 - $257

Drive  •  7 h 58 min

  1. Drive from Watsonville to Tijuana 468.4 miles

$45 - $70

Questions & Answers

The distance between Watsonville and Tijuana is 655 km. The road distance is 749 km.

The cheapest way to get from Watsonville to Tijuana is to drive which costs $45 - $70 and takes 7 h 58 min.

The quickest way to get from Watsonville to Tijuana is to bus and fly and line 9455 bus which takes 6 h 23 min and costs $85 - $340.

No, there is no direct bus from Watsonville to Tijuana. However, there are services departing from Watsonville, Ca and arriving at Tijuana Central Bus Term, Mx via Los Angeles, Ca. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 12 h 41 min.

It takes approximately 6 h 23 min to get from Watsonville to Tijuana, including transfers.

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

You can take a bus from Watsonville to Tijuana via Los Angeles, Ca in around 12 h 41 min. Alternatively, you can take a train from Watsonville to Tijuana via Salinas, Ca, Salinas Amtrak, Los Angeles Union Station Amtrak, San Diego Santa Fe Depot Amtrak, America Plaza Station, and San Ysidro/Intl Border in around 15 h 42 min.

Airlines
Southwest Airlines
Website
southwest.com
Flights from San Jose to San Diego
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $650
Flights from San Francisco to San Diego
Ave. Duration
1 h 33 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $650
Flights from Oakland to San Diego
Ave. Duration
1 h 28 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $700
Alaska Airlines, Inc.
Website
alaskaair.com
Flights from Monterey to San Diego
Ave. Duration
1 h 17 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$95 - $1,000
Flights from San Jose to San Diego
Ave. Duration
1 h 28 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$80 - $500
Flights from San Francisco to San Diego
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $550
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Monterey to San Diego via San Francisco
Ave. Duration
3 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$70 - $600
Flights from San Francisco to San Diego
Ave. Duration
1 h 33 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $550
Train operators
Caltrain
Website
caltrain.com
Train from San Jose Diridon Caltrain to Millbrae Caltrain
Ave. Duration
42 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$7 - $9
Schedules at
caltrain.com
Amtrak
Phone
+1 1-800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Train from San Jose Diridon Station Amtrak to Oakland Coliseum Station Amtrak
Ave. Duration
54 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$23 - $45
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$23 - $35
Flexi Coach Seat
$40 - $60
Business Coach Seat
$30 - $45
Room
$130 - $190
Train from Salinas Amtrak to Los Angeles Union Station Amtrak
Ave. Duration
9 h 12 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$55 - $160
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$55 - $90
Flexi Coach Seat
$100 - $150
Business Coach Seat
$110 - $160
Room
$260 - $370
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
Greyhound USA
Phone
+1 214-849-8100
Email
ifsr@greyhound.com
Website
greyhound.com
Bus from Watsonville, Ca to Salinas, Ca
Ave. Duration
35 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$9 - $19
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$9 - $13
Flexible
$15 - $19
Bus from San Diego, Ca to Tijuana Central Bus Term, Mx
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$9 - $20
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$9 - $13
Flexible
$15 - $20
Bus from Watsonville, Ca to San Jose, Ca
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$11 - $25
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$11 - $16
Flexible
$19 - $25
Bus from Watsonville, Ca to Los Angeles, Ca
Ave. Duration
8 h 15 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$35 - $95
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$35 - $60
Flexible
$70 - $95
Bus from Los Angeles, Ca to Tijuana Central Bus Term, Mx
Ave. Duration
4 h
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$20 - $50
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$20 - $35
Flexible
$35 - $50
Monterey-Salinas Transit
Phone
1-888-678-2871
Email
customerservice@mst.org
Website
mst.org
Bus from Watsonville Transit Center / Lane 2 to Salinas Transit Center / Gate 1
Ave. Duration
46 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$3 - $6
Schedules at
mst.org
Bus from Rodriguez / Second to Prunedale North / Highway 156
Ave. Duration
26 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$2 - $4
Schedules at
mst.org
Greyhound Mexico
Phone
01-800 890 6821
Website
greyhound.com.mx
Bus from Los Angeles to Tijuana
Ave. Duration
4 h 35 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$40 - $60
Schedules at
greyhound.com.mx
Tufesa
Phone
016444102444
Website
tufesa.com.mx
Bus from Huntington Park, CA to Tijuana
Ave. Duration
4 h 10 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$11 - $35
Schedules at
tufesa.com.mx
Book at
gotobus.com
Plus
$11 - $16
Platinum
$17 - $22
Ejecutivo
$17 - $25

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