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Buses from San Diego to Tijuana

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San Diego - Tijuana Bus Schedule

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Journey Information

There are 4 intercity buses per day from San Diego to Tijuana. Traveling by bus from San Diego to Tijuana usually takes around 36 minutes, but the fastest Greyhound bus can make the trip in 35 minutes.

Distance16 mi (25 km)
Shortest duration0h 35m
Cheapest price$22.00
Trips per day4
Most frequent serviceGreyhound
Bus lines1

What bus companies travel from San Diego to Tijuana?

There is one intercity bus company available to search and book on Wanderu that operates from San Diego to Tijuana. Greyhound connects the two cities by bus, it offers multiple scheduled buses per day for you to choose from.

BusDaily TripsAvg. TimeAvg. Price
Greyhound40h 37m$22.00
  • Greyhound

    Greyhound

    Greyhound is the largest nationwide bus carrier in the United States, offering cheap, safe and reliable service across the country. Greyhound has become a household name, serving over 16 million passengers per year with daily trips to over 2,400 destinations. Greyhound performs about 4 bus trips from San Diego to Tijuana every day, with the average journey taking around 0 hours and 37 minutes to complete. Bus tickets for Greyhound trips to Tijuana usually start from $22.

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Frequently Asked Questions

Is it safe to travel by bus from San Diego to Tijuana during the COVID-19 pandemic?

Our bus partners have implemented several different policies to keep you safe during the COVID-19 pandemic. From limiting vehicle capacity to enhancing cleaning protocols and upgrading air filters, bus carriers are committed to maintaining a safe environment. For details on what each company is doing to ensure their fleet remains safe for travel, click here.

Although masks are no longer required on public transportation, we stand behind CDC guidelines that encourage passengers to wear a mask over their nose and mouth while on the bus or in stations.

Please visit our COVID-19 Travel Guide for more information on all carrier policies and the latest travel advisories issued by every U.S. state, Canadian province, and European country.

How long is the bus ride from San Diego to Tijuana?

The bus takes an average of 36 minutes to cover the 16 miles from San Diego to Tijuana. However, the fastest bus only takes 35 minutes. It's a short trip that goes by very quickly. Keep in mind that your actual bus may arrive earlier or later than scheduled, depending on whether there is more or less traffic than usual.

What is the busiest day of the week to travel by bus?

Travel trends tend to vary greatly for bus trips from San Diego to Tijuana.

When do the earliest and latest buses leave San Diego?

The first bus leaves at 12:00pm and the last bus leaves at 10:00pm. To see the times for all buses from San Diego to Tijuana, enter your specific travel dates in the search bar.

How many bus trips to Tijuana are there per day?

There are 4 scheduled buses that travel from San Diego to Tijuana every day, so you have a decent number of options to choose from. Furthermore, all of these are direct buses which you can take the entire route from San Diego to Tijuana without transferring.

City Information

San Diego

San Diego is known as "America's Finest City" for its sunny weather, white-sand beaches, and dazzling attractions from Belmont Park to SeaWorld. San Diego's 70 miles of pristine beaches include such gems as Mission Beach, Pacific Beach, La Jolla Cove, and Coronado Beach. The city's strong surfing culture may even inspire you to rent a surfboard and catch the epic waves, bro.

Visitors can spend days getting lost in Balboa Park, a 1,200-acre cultural hub which features 16 museums, immaculate gardens, and the world-famous San Diego Zoo. The historic heart of the city, Old Town, showcases San Diego's heritage and ties to Mexican culture, while other sights like the USS Midway pay tribute to the city's military and maritime history. Leave time for some evening exploring, too! San Diego is rated the #1 best city for craft beer in America, so don't miss out on the bars in the Gaslamp Quarter: 16 walkable blocks packed with nightlife and young crowds.

Two airports, as well as many bus and train options, mean it is easy to get to San Diego from afar or from nearby cities like Tijuana, Los Angeles, Phoenix, and Las Vegas.

Station Information

Where does the bus leave from in San Diego?

Main departure station: San Ysidro Transit Ctr

Most buses depart from the main station in San Diego.

All bus stations in San Diego:

  • San Ysidro Transit Ctr

Where does the bus arrive in Tijuana?

Main arrival station: Calzada Lazaro Cardenas

All buses from San Diego arrive at one main station in Tijuana.

All bus stations in Tijuana:

  • Calzada Lazaro Cardenas

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