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Tijuana Airport

General information

Tijuana Airport is an international airport in northwestern Mexico, close to the border with the United States. The airport is one of the hubs of low cost airline Volaris. Since December 2015, the airport is accessible from the United States via a walkway called Cross Border Xpress CBX. If you are flying to Tijuana Airport, you can exit the airport via the American side through the bridge. This service can not be used for free, the price is $ 16 one way and $ 30 round trip. Cross Border Xpress CBX is located 33 kilometres / 20.5 miles from Downtown San Diego in the United States and has its own parking facilities.

Tijuana Airport in Mexico is only 40 kilometres / 25 miles from San Diego Airport, California.


Where is Tijuana Airport situated?

Tijuana Airport is located in the Mexican state of Baja California close to the border with the United States and east of Tijuana. The airport is easily accessible by car.

How many terminals does Tijuana Airport have?

The airport has a terminal with two piers/concourses. In addition, there is the Cross Border Xpress, the bridge makes it possible to walk between Tijuana Airport and the United States. Every passenger can take advantage of this option, the price is $ 16 one way and $ 30 round trip. The terminal is easy to navigate, Departures is on the right side, Arrivals on the left.

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Nearby airports

A good alternative for flying to or from Tijuana Airport are the following airports, sorted by distance from the airport. You can also take a look at the complete list of airports in Mexico.

Airport Distance
San Diego Airport (United States) 30km



The distance from Tijuana Airport to the centre of Tijuana is 10 kilometres. By car, it takes 25 minutes to get to the centre of Tijuana.

From TIJ Airport to Tijuana City centre by Car
10 km
25 min

Travel by car

Public transport

It is possible to travel to and from Tijuana Airport by public transport. Visit the Tijuana Airport transportation page for the possibilities.

Public transport

Taxi transfer

A taxi is the quickest and most comfortable way to get to and from Tijuana Airport. The price for a taxi ride from the airport to the centre of Tijuana is about MX$ 300.-. Book your taxi at Tijuana Airport and discover the comfort of pre-booked taxis.

From TIJ Airport to Tijuana City centre by Taxi
10 km
20 min
MX$ 300.-

Book a taxi

Car rental

At Tijuana Airport you can rent a car from car rental companies Avis, Budget, Europcar, Hertz, Enterprise, National (Enterprise Holdings) and local providers. It is most convenient to find and book a car well in advance. By doing so, you can save money and time at the airport.

Airport parking

Tijuana Airport offers various official parking options, from premium to low cost. In addition, alternative parking options are available near the airport. If you want to park as cheaply as possible, it's wise to book online!

Book your parking space

At the airport

Do you want more information about facilities, currency exchange, services, free Wi-Fi, lounges, etc. at Tijuana Airport? Check our at the airport page for a complete overview of all facilities and services at Tijuana Airport.



Departures and arrivals

Looking for departure times and/or arrival times? Find the latest flight status information for flights departing from and arriving at Tijuana Airport.

Flight tickets

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Which airlines fly from and to Tijuana Airport?

We offer you a list of airlines at Tijuana Airport. The main airlines at the airport are:

  • Volaris
  • Viva Aerobus
  • Aeroméxico
  • Magnicharters


Hotels near the airport

Looking for the best hotels near Tijuana Airport? We have selected the best hotels near the airport in different price ranges. Take a look at our accommodations page for more information.


Hampton Inn By Hilton Tijuana, Tijuana

Situated in Tijuana, 9.1 km from Las Americas Premium Outlets, Hampton Inn By Hilton Tijuana features accommodation with a restaurant, free private parking, a fitness centre and a bar.


Gamma Tijuana, Tijuana

Gamma Tijuana is located in the Otay Industrial Zone, 5 minutes’ drive away from Tijuana International Airport and walk distance from Plaza Otay. It features an outdoor pool.

Hotels in Tijuana

Looking for the best hotels in Tijuana? We have selected the best hotels in the city in different price ranges. Take a look at our accommodations page for more information.


Hotel Lucerna Tijuana, Tijuana

This hotel is within a 10-minute drive of the US Border and from the Tijuana International Airport. It offers an outdoor swimming pool and rooms with free Wi-Fi. Hotel Lucerna Tijuana rooms include a balcony and satellite TV.


Hotel Ticuán, Tijuana

Located just off Revolution Avenue in central Tijuana, Hotel Ticuan offers a restaurant, free parking and stylish rooms with free WiFi and free breakfast. The US border is a 5-minute drive away.


B my Hotel, Tijuana

B My Hotel offers accommodation in Tijuana. Guests can enjoy the on-site snack bar. Free WiFi is provided throughout the property and free private parking is available on site.

Things to do

It is possible to book activities in the city and near Tijuana Airport. You can avoid queues and save money by buying your tickets online. Planning a trip and wondering what to do, we give you some inspiration!


From San Diego: Tijuana City Guided Tour and Food Tasting

Discover Tijuana on a guided tour from San Diego. Explore the city's sights, sample the local food and enjoy a craft beer tasting.


From Tijuana: Valle de Guadalupe Private Winery Tour

Enjoy a full-day private tour in Mexico's wine country. Visit well-known wineries such LA Cetto, Baron Balche, and Bodegas F. Rubio to taste their delicious wines.


Wine Route: Guadalupe Valley, Baja California

Enjoy an unforgettable tour through beautiful vineyards, let yourself be surprised by the quality of the wines of Baja California


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