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There are 6 ways to get from Whittier to Tijuana by taxi, train, tram, bus, car or plane

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Taxi, train, tram  •  4 h 44 min

  1. Take a taxi from Whittier to Fullerton Amtrak Station
  2. Take the train from Fullerton Amtrak Station to San Diego Santa Fe Depot
  3. Take the tram from America Plaza Station to San Ysidro/Intl Border

$74 - $117

Cheapest option

Bus Greyhound USA  •  6 h 11 min

  1. Take the bus from Los Angeles, Ca to Tijuana Central Bus Term, Mx 9489 / ...

$22 - $54

4 alternative options

Bus Tufesa  •  5 h 11 min

  1. Take the bus from East Los Angeles to Tijuana

$27 - $41

Bus ACN Autobuses  •  5 h 12 min

  1. Take the bus from Los Angeles to Tijuana Centro 417 Santa Rosa / ...

Drive  •  2 h 17 min

  1. Drive from Whittier to Tijuana 128.7 miles

$12 - $19

Bus, tram, fly  •  6 h 33 min

  1. Take the bus from Philadelphia / Washington to Atlantic / Pomona
  2. Take the tram from Atlantic Station to Union Station - Metro Gold Line
  3. Fly from Los Angeles (LAX) to San Diego (SAN) LAX - SAN
  4. Take the tram from America Plaza Station to San Ysidro/Intl Border
  5. Take the bus from San Ysidro to Tijuana

$117 - $399

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The cheapest way to get from Whittier to Tijuana is to drive which costs $12 - $19 and takes 2 h 17 min.

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The quickest way to get from Whittier to Tijuana is to drive which costs $12 - $19 and takes 2 h 17 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Whittier to Tijuana. However, there are services departing from Philadelphia / Washington and arriving at Tijuana via Beverly / Atlantic and East Los Angeles. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 5 h 11 min.

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The distance between Whittier and Tijuana is 119 miles. The road distance is 128.7 miles.

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The best way to get from Whittier to Tijuana without a car is to taxi and train and tram which takes 4 h 44 min and costs $70 - $120.

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It takes approximately 4 h 44 min to get from Whittier to Tijuana, including transfers.

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Whittier to Tijuana bus services, operated by Tufesa, depart from East Los Angeles station.

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The quickest flight from Los Angeles Airport to San Diego Airport is the direct flight which takes 46 min.

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Whittier to Tijuana bus services, operated by Tufesa, arrive at Tijuana station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Whittier to Tijuana is 129 miles. It takes approximately 2 h 17 min to drive from Whittier to Tijuana.

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  • Distance: 118.8 miles
  • Duration: 4 h 44 min

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

Tufesa operates a bus from Whittier to Tijuana once daily. Tickets cost $26 - $40 and the journey takes 3 h 30 min.

Airlines
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from Los Angeles to San Diego
Ave. Duration
53 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $600
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Los Angeles to San Diego
Ave. Duration
50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $600
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Los Angeles to San Diego
Ave. Duration
57 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $650
Train operators
Amtrak

Amtrak is a rail service that connects the US and three Canadian provinces. Covering 21,000 route miles (34,000km) Amtrak operates more than 300 trains daily. These medium and long distance intercity services operate at speeds of up to 240km/h, to more than 500 destinations. Founded in 1971, it is based in Washington, D.C. and offers four classes of travel: First Class, Sleeper, Business and Coach. Ticket fares are divided into five subclasses: Saver, Value, Flexible, Business and Premium. Amtrak trains are known for their wide seats, plug-in power, big windows and storage capabilities.

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Contact Details
Phone
+1 215-856-7924
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Fullerton Amtrak Station to San Diego Santa Fe Depot
Ave. Duration
2 h 24 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$30 - $65
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$30 - $45
Flexi Coach Seat
$50 - $80
Business Coach Seat
$45 - $65
Room
$160 - $220
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
Metro Los Angeles
Bus operators
Tufesa
Phone
7022546899
Email
serviciosvegas@hotmail.com
Website
tufesabus.com
Bus from East Los Angeles to Tijuana
Ave. Duration
3 h 30 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$26 - $40
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ACN Autobuses
Phone
(01)66429904887
Email
clientes@acnautobuses.com
Website
acnautobuses.com
Bus from Los Angeles to Tijuana Centro
Ave. Duration
3 h 9 min
Frequency
4 times a week
Schedules at
acnautobuses.com
Greyhound USA

Greyhound is a leading bus company based in Dallas, Texas, serving over 3800 destinations across North America, Mexico and Canada. Greyhound carries around 18 million passengers a year who travel 5.4 billion miles (8.6 billion km) a year on their fleet of around 1700 vehicles. For travel flexibility, you can board or get off a Greyhound bus at official Greyhound stations, partner stations and curbside stops. There are around 230 Greyhound stations across the US where you can both catch your bus and buy tickets, that are also available on the official website and via the mobile app.

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Contact Details
Phone
+1 214-849-8100/1-800-231-2222
Email
ifsr@greyhound.com
Website
greyhound.com
Bus from Los Angeles, Ca to Tijuana Central Bus Term, Mx
Ave. Duration
4 h 25 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$20 - $50
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$20 - $30
Flexible
$35 - $50
Bus from San Ysidro, Ca to Tijuana Central Bus Term, Mx
Ave. Duration
35 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$8 - $16
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$8 - $11
Flexible
$12 - $16
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
Bus from San Ysidro to Tijuana
Ave. Duration
35 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$9 - $50
Schedules at
greyhound.com.mx
Montebello Bus Lines
Phone
323-558-1625
Email
ridembl@cityofmontebello.com
Website
ridembl.com
Bus from Philadelphia / Washington to Atlantic / Pomona
Ave. Duration
35 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$1
Schedules at
ridembl.com
Other operators
Taxi from Whittier to Fullerton Amtrak Station
Ave. Duration
19 min
Estimated price
$40 - $50
OCTAP
Website
octap.net
Splendid Yellow Cab
Phone
+1 714-206-3086
Website
aqtransportation.com
Affordable Yellow Cab
Phone
+1 714-235-3035
Yellow Cab Anaheim
Phone
+1 714-905-5453
Website
yellowcabanaheimca.com
Independent Cab Co.
Phone
+1 800-521-8294
Website
lataxi.com
http://ladot.lacity.org/
Website
ineedtaxi.com
LA City Cab
Phone
+1 888-713-5240
Website
lacitycab.com
United Taxi
Phone
+1 800-822-8294
Website
unitedtaxi.com

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