Driving Directions

We know that driving in Baja can be confusing and tricky at times. We’ve put together step-by-step driving directions with photos for some of the most difficult areas in Baja such as border crossings, road detours and main routes. We’re also adding videos of many directions which you can access below or on the Discover Baja YouTube page.

 

U.S. to Mexico – Southbound:

Temporary Detour in Tijuana at San Ysidro to Via Internacional

El Chaparral San Ysidro – nothing to declare

El Chaparral San Ysidro – immigration/something to declare (use these directions if you have an FMM that you need stamped)

Crossing from San Diego through El Chaparral into Tijuana and to the Toll Road (VIDEO)

Tecate Border

 

Mexico to U.S. – Northbound:

San Ysidro border – regular car crossing

San Ysidro border – Fast Pass Lane

San Ysidro border – Ready Lane

San Ysidro border – SENTRI

Otay Mesa border – regular car crossing

Otay Mesa border – SENTRI

Tecate border

 

In Mexico

Free Road Detour to Ensenada

 

Other Resources for Driving in Baja:

Baja Peninsula Mileage Guide Illustration

Mileage Chart

Mexican Road Signs

 

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