Mexico City to Tijuana

Mexico City to Tijuana

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Transportation from Mexico City to Tijuana

How to get from Mexico City to Tijuana

Travelling between Mexico City and Tijuana is possible by Flight and bus. Flight guarantees the fastest travel on this route. Bus is the slowest option.

The most expensive ticket will cost you MXN 8,940.48 if you go by flight; to keep it budget-friendly, opt for a bus which will set you back mere MXN 1,867.35.

How long does it take to get from Mexico City to Tijuana?

It can take you anywhere between 4 and 44 hours to travel between Mexico City and Tijuana depending on the means of transport you choose.

Flight is the fastest way to travel between Mexico City and Tijuana. Flight will bring you to your destination in 3h 30m. Bus does a much slower job and take about 1d 19h 5m to reach Tijuana.

How much does it cost to get from Mexico City to Tijuana?

Travelling between Mexico City and Tijuana can be as cheap as MXN 1,867.35 if you opt for a ACN Autobuses bus and as expensive as MXN 8,940.48 if you buy a Aeromexico flight ticket.

Here is the list of how much you can expect to pay travelling by each means of transport available for this route.

How many trips per day are there between Mexico City and Tijuana ?

  • 1 from Mexico City to Tijuana starting from 05:18 Tijuana Airport until 22:19 Tijuana Airport
  • 1 from Mexico City to Tijuana starting from 22:45 Tijuana B Vista until 22:45 Tijuana B Vista

Check above for a bus, train, flight and ferry timetable from Mexico City to Tijuana.

What mode of transportation is the best one for my route?

Flights

Flying is the fastest and often the most expensive way to travel from Mexico City to Tijuana, but with a bit of luck you can score very good deals for as little as MXN 2,644.60.

Things to remember: Note that some of the airlines may have restrictions on checked luggage weight or require paying extra for check-in, choosing seats or transportation of oversized luggage.

If opting for a flight, calculate the time you will spend getting to and from the airports as well as the waiting time before your flight, getting through immigration in case of an international flight and recovering your checked luggage.

In certain cases all these procedures can add no less than 5 hours to your total travel time.

Airlines flying between Mexico City and Tijuana

Aeromexico, VivaAerobus, Volaris

Bus

Travelling from Mexico City to Tijuana overland will inevitably take longer but in many cases it is the cheapest option if you opt for a bus.

Things to remember: For a more comfortable ride opt for a higher-class bus wherever possible. These buses usually have soft reclining seats and are equipped with air-conditioning and on-board toilets.

They often include water, snacks or a light lunch into your ticket price and make bathroom stops en-route.

Companies operating bus routes between Mexico City and Tijuana

ACN Autobuses

What is the most popular transport to get from Mexico City to Tijuana?

There is a choice of transportation means any time of the day with Bus remaining the most popular option due to their reasonable pricing and comfort.

Out of 1000 travellers who bought tickets for this route

  • 100% opted for a bus