Tijuana International Airport

General Abelardo L. Rodríguez International Airport (TIJ)


The airport is located in the Mesa de Otay borough of Tijuana, immediately south of the US border.

Getting to the city

Mexicoach buses run from the border to Revolucion Avenue in central Tijuana, charging US$5 for a one-way trip (fare is paid in dollars). Blue-and-white public buses marked 'Plaza Rio' or 'Centro' also run to the city centre, charging MEX8.50 (or US$1 if paying in dollars). International coaches are also available to San Diego and other destinations in Southern California.


GMT -8 (GMT –7, Mar- Nov).

Car rental

Rental cars are available from ACE, Alamo, Auto Europe, Autuzone, Avis, Budget, Dollar, Economy, Hertz, Honk, Sixt, Thrifty, U-Save, and Zoom.

Airport Taxis

Yellow taxis are plentiful, and will take passengers to central tijuana for around US$5. Fares must be negotiated in advance, and can be paid in pesos or dollars. White-and-red Taxi Libre cabs are metered and are often slightly cheaper.


Terminal facilities include VIP lounges, currency exchange, ATMs, and a food court.


Long-term parking costs US$12 per day in the open lot and US$16 per day in the covered parking.




Wifi is available in the terminal.

Tijuana International Airport Taxis: the taxi fares above are intended as a guideline only.