Cheap Flights To Tijuana (TIJ)

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Cheap Flights to Tijuana from $42 One Way, $90 Round Trip

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Tijuana Flight Information

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Traveling to Tijuana

Tijuana has a reputation as a city where anything goes, but when you book your flights to Tijuana through, you�ll be well on your way to a region that is going through a major renaissance. What was once a city of cheap beer, cheap eats, and cheap thrills is slowly but surely developing a reputation as a major cultural and culinary destination.

Tijuana International Airport

Your flight to Tijuana will land at Tijuana International Airport, located three miles from the center of the city. The airport is also referred to as General Abelerado L. Rodriguez International Airport. If you wish to leave the airport by taxi, buy a ticket at one of the booths located near the airport�s exit. The taxis have official fixed fares into town, so make sure that you�re paying the correct rate for your destination. A taxi into the Zona Rio section of town will cost you about 200 Mexican pesos, and the ride will take about fifteen minutes. Public transportation is also available at the airport via the blue and white bus located outside the airport and heading west. The fare is 8.5 Mexican pesos.

Things to Do/Climate in Tijuana

Winter in Tijuana is also the area�s rainy season, and temperatures average in the 50s and 60s. Summertime is the dry season, and temperatures at this time average in the 70s and 80s, although heat waves push the temperatures much higher. People go to Tijuana year-round, but if you�re looking for great weather, go during the dry summer season. Light summer clothing will keep you comfy. When you�re in town, check out some of Tijuana�s foodie hotspots. Villa Saverios offers delectable treats like mesquite-grilled quail and abalone in the shell smothered with chipotle cream sauce. To get a real feel for the area, check out the Tijuana Cultural Center. This fascinating space gives a rundown of the history of the area through movies and exhibits.

Get Ready for Tijuana

Get ready to book your flights to Tijuana, and let help you stay on budget. Tijuana has grown by leaps and bounds, and there are so many amazing things to discover about the area, including its emerging foodie scene and fascinating artistic vibe.

Frequently asked questions

Am I currently able to fly to Tijuana?
For the latest flight information to Tijuana, check out our Covid-19 Travel Advisor. Find out if there are any travel advice reports and whether you’ll be required to quarantine when you land.
If I am not able to travel because of COVID-19, can I change or cancel?
Before you make a booking, read through your preferred airline’s terms and conditions. This should help answer most questions regarding COVID-19 and flight changes or cancellations. For further information, visit our Customer Service Portal.
Which airlines fly to Tijuana?
Start planning your vacation in Tijuana with one of the 20 airlines that jet in and out of General Abelardo L. Rodriguez Intl. Airport (TIJ). Whether you’re seeking an unbeatable deal or a flexible ticket, these international carriers will have an airfare that’s right for you:

  • Volaris - 58 flights to Tijuana per month
  • VivaAerobus - 27 flights to Tijuana per month

What is the best airport to fly to in Tijuana?
You’ll want to search for a cheap ticket to General Abelardo L. Rodriguez Intl. Airport (TIJ). It’s the city’s main airport and is situated roughly 4 miles northeast of the downtown area. Once you’ve collected your suitcase, it won’t be long before you’re ticking off the best of Tijuana.
How much is a flight to Tijuana?
Last week, prices fluctuated between $90 and $173 for a return trip to Tijuana. One-way tickets originating from Morelia (MLM) dropped down to $42.
How to book the cheapest flight to Tijuana?
With some of the most impressive flight deals around, you’ll always bag a bargain with Orbitz. The following pointers will help you pick up cheap flights to Tijuana — and leave you with more cash to splash:

  • Depending on where you’re taking off from, choose the ‘Nearby airports’ function (located under the departure and arrival options). Occasionally, alternative departure points offer better priced fares.
  • If your travel plans aren’t written in stone, click on the ‘Show flexible dates’ option to check out the flight deals for alternative departure dates. You may find a cheaper fare.
  • Hit ‘Show options’ to refine your search results. You can pick your preferred airline and seating class here. Under ‘Sort & Filter’ to the left, you can even specify whether you’d like to fly in the morning, afternoon or evening.
  • If you’ve sorted your travel dates, don’t delay booking your flight. Fares usually rise as the departure date nears.
  • Save on your trip by bundling your flights, hotels and car rentals into a package with Orbitz. Your budget will thank you.
  • Flying during busier seasons can mean costly airfares. Try to vacation outside of popular periods, such as Christmas, New Year’s Eve and Easter.

How long is a flight to Tijuana?
Depending on which airport you take off from, your flight to Tijuana could be long or short. Below are the average flight times for a few of the top domestic routes:

  • Mexico City, Distrito Federal (MEX-Mexico City Intl.) to General Abelardo L. Rodriguez Intl. Airport (TIJ) - 3 hours and 39 minutes
  • Guadalajara, Jalisco (GDL-Don Miguel Hidalgo y Costilla Intl.) to General Abelardo L. Rodriguez Intl. Airport (TIJ) - 2 hours and 55 minutes
  • Culiacan, Sinaloa (CUL-Federal Bachigualato Intl.) to General Abelardo L. Rodriguez Intl. Airport (TIJ) - 2 hours and 4 minutes

What is the best time to book a flight to Tijuana?
Generally speaking, January is the cheapest month to purchase your plane ticket. This is followed by February and August. Bear this in mind while searching for a cheap flight to Tijuana.
What day of the week is the cheapest to book a flight to Tijuana?
When it comes to cheap fares to Tijuana, the best days to book are generally Tuesdays, Wednesdays and Saturdays. A fabulous flight deal is just a few clicks away with Orbitz.
What is the cheapest day of the week to fly to Tijuana?
If you’re on the hunt for cheap flights to Tijuana, depart at the start of the week. Orbitz data from 2020 shows Monday is the cheapest day to fly out, followed by Tuesday. Saturday has the most expensive fares, so avoid this day and do your budget a favor.
What is the cheapest month to fly to Tijuana?
To score cheap flights to Tijuana, pack your suitcase and fly out in August. Orbitz data has found that generally, this is the best month to save serious money on your airfare. If you want to fly to Tijuana in June, keep in mind that this is the most expensive time to travel.
Which airlines allow free cancellation?
We understand that plans can change and flexibility is important. That’s why you can search for flights that include free cancellation and no change fees on Orbitz. Just click on “Filter by flexible change policies” and we’ll show you fares more flexible than candy in a hot car!
What do I need for the flight to Tijuana?
Whether you’re a regular flyer or it’s your first time on a plane, it’s always great to be prepared on your journey. Here are several tips and things to take into account:

  • Firstly, you’ll need to take all your travel documents and your identification. How much will depend on where you’re departing from. When reserving your ticket, you’re encouraged to use the same name, gender and birth date as indicated on your current ID.
  • A well-packed carry-on bag is the key to a great flight experience. Given this journey to Tijuana is no quick hop, take some snacks and things to keep you occupied. A book, magazine or e-reader will help the hours pass.
  • Both air conditioning and high altitudes can form a chilly environment. No matter what the season is, pack a sweater to keep warm on your plane trip.

How many direct flights are there to Tijuana?
With 257 flights jetting directly to Tijuana every month, finding one to complement your itinerary will be simple. Volaris, VivaAerobus and Aeromexico are among the popular carriers with nonstop services.
How do I get cheap first-class/business deals to Tijuana?
There are ways of booking business or first-class tickets to Tijuana that won’t burn through your savings. Bag a seat in the pointy end of the plane for less with these practical tips:

  • Being flexible doesn’t just help with your yoga. Avoid locking in your travel dates so you can snap up more affordable airfares when a sale comes along.
  • Low-cost airlines offer first or business-class seating at a fraction of the normal price. Skip the full-service carriers and consider these cheaper options.
  • Bid for an upgrade in online auctions (if available) or upgrade your ticket with frequent flyer loyalty programs.

How to get into Tijuana from the airport?
To get to Tijuana from General Abelardo L. Rodriguez Intl. Airport (TIJ), you may prefer to drive. Hop off the plane and then make your way to one of the car rental offices, such as Sixt, Thrifty Car Rental or Ace. When you’ve picked up a General Abelardo L. Rodriguez Intl. Airport (TIJ) car rental and are ready to begin your Tijuana city road trip, head 4 miles southwest. Alternatively, you could take a taxi or public transportation to get downtown, then rent a vehicle from there. Tijuana car rentals has a fabulous range of snazzy wheels at unbeatable deals.
What is the best time to go to Tijuana?
Travelers come from all over the place to visit Tijuana in . So if you want to explore this incredible destination in the peak season, this is the best time to go. As with many places in the Northern Hemisphere, summer commences June 20 in Tijuana, with average daily temperatures floating between 65undefined and 75undefined.
Travel tips for Tijuana

  • The center of Tijuana is brimming with interesting attractions. Spots like Club Campestre Golf Course and Agua Caliente Racetrack will keep your feet moving and your adventurous soul full.
  • You’ll find fun day trips a short commute from Tijuana’s hustle and bustle. Check out Rosarito Beach first followed by CEART Tijuana.
  • Eager to wander the streets of Baja California’s other great cities? Book a car rental and take off to Ensenada or Mexicali. With your own vehicle, discovering those harder-to-find destinations will also be easy.

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