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San Jose to Tijuana bus - cost & duration
|Fastest time||13h 5m|
|Trips per day||4|
Frequently Asked Questions
Is it safe to travel by bus from San Jose to Tijuana right now?
We stand behind CDC guidelines that caution passengers against non-essential travel during the coronavirus outbreak. That said, we recognize not everyone is in a position to completely abstain. Whether it’s for work, to take care of family or to get back home, some circumstances inevitably require travel. If you’re one of those individuals who still needs to book a trip, you can continue to do so on Wanderu.
Know that most bus companies are still running at this time, though some have limited service. Visit our COVID-19 travel guide for resources and daily updates on the coronavirus and COVID travel restrictions.
In order to keep vehicles as clean and sanitized as possible, bus companies are taking extra precautions for coronavirus. For details on what various companies are doing to ensure their fleet remains safe for travel, click here.
How much is a bus ticket from San Jose to Tijuana?
Based on daily average prices in last 30 days, $192.30 was the low point for bus fares from San Jose to Tijuana. Buses from Tijuana to San Jose are similarly priced. Any tickets cheaper than $192.30 could be considered a great deal.
The best way to find cheap deals on bus tickets is by booking as early as possible, since most bus companies increase the price as the travel date approaches.
How long is the bus ride?
The bus usually takes around 13 hours and 26 minutes to cover the 432 miles (695 kilometers) from San Jose, CA to Tijuana, BCN. However, the fastest bus only takes 13 hours and 5 minutes. The trip is definitely on the longer side, so plan to get comfortable on the bus. It's a good idea to bring water and snacks.
What is the busiest day of the week to travel by bus?
Thursday is usually the day of the week when buses are busiest. If you are planning to travel on a Thursday, you should make sure to book tickets well in advance as they may sell out.
On the other hand, Thursday is typically the least busy day for bus travel on this route. If you’re looking for a little extra space, a Thursday ticket is the way to go.
When do the earliest and latest buses leave San Jose?
The first bus leaves at 9:00am and the last bus leaves at 11:00pm. To see the times for all buses from San Jose to Tijuana, enter your specific travel dates in the search bar.
How many buses are there each day?
What bus companies travel from San Jose to Tijuana?
There is one bus company that operates from San Jose to Tijuana. Greyhound is the only company that connects the two cities by bus. Fortunately, it has multiple scheduled buses per day, so travelers still have a good amount of choice and flexibility.
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Where does the bus leave from in San Jose?
San Jose, California has two bus stations with service to Tijuana, Baja California:
- Diridon Caltrain Station - 65 Cahill St
Where does the bus arrive in Tijuana?
These are the two stations where buses may stop when they arrive in Tijuana, Baja California:
- Calzada Lazaro Cardenas
- Greyhound De Mexico Arpt
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