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Traveling on a Bus to Los Algodones, Mexico

Los Algodones, Baja California, Mexico, makes for a great dental tourism destination for Americans, given its proximity to the USA. While they have the option of driving across the Andrade Port of Entry to Algodones from the American side, they can also consider traveling by bus to do away with the hassle of driving.

Entering Mexico by Road

Here are some of the bus operators offering shuttle service between Los Algodones, and some of the American cities:

Cardiff Limo, Palm Desert, California

The bus service provider operates buses between Algodones and Palm Springs once a month.

Pick-up Points and Schedule

Pick-up Location


Desert Hot Springs – Spa Hotel,  10805 Palm Drive, ZIP 92240

6:45 am

Palm Springs – World Gym 1751 N. Sunrise, ZIP 92262

7:15 am

Palm Desert – T-Mobil store 34260 Monterey, ZIP 92260

7:30 am

La Quinta – Stop light-Hwy 111 & Simon Dr.

8:00 am

Ticket Price: $35 / person.  

Next Departure Date: March 20, 2014 (Thursday)

Documents Required

  • Valid passport or passport card
  • Credit card for completing the reservation

Arrival Time and Location:

The bus will arrive at the parking lot on the American side of the border at 10:30 am. From there, you can cross the border on foot.  The Algodones clinic where we facilitate your dental work is just a couple of blocks from the border crossing.

How Much Time You Spend?

You can spend about 4 hours 30 minutes in Algodones before the bus departs for Palm Desert.
Contact Info:

Cardiff Limousine & Transportation

75-255 Sheryl Avenue

Palm Desert, CA 92211

Toll Free: (800) 669-0355

Next tour date: March 20, 2014 (Thursday).

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Tour Details

  • Early morning pick-up from across the Metro Phoenix area
  • Tour guide
  • Deluxe USA motorcoach
  • Ease in crossing the border
  • Complimentary beer/margarita
  • Note – Lunch and dinner are not included in the package

Time Spent in Algodones – 4-5 hours (you can easily get your dental job done and squeeze in some shopping too in that much of time).

Cost: $79 per person
Next Tour Dates:

  • February 21, 2014
  • March 11, 2014
  • May 09, 2014

Contact Information

  • Phone Bookings and Queries: 480-985-4200
Marketplace in Los Algodones - Mexico combine shopping with dental work

Yuma County Area Transit – Yuma, AZ to Andrade, CA

Blue Route 5 – Quechan Shuttle

Residents of Yuma need not drive in their own cars to avail of quality and affordable dental work in the Mexican border city. In October 2013, the Yuma County Area Transit (YCAT) commenced the Blue Route 5 service, the first public transport system connecting the Arizonian town to the Andrade Port of Entry.

Route and Schedule

There is a bus leaving Paradise Casino every one hour starting from 7:15 am till 6:15 pm. The following is the schedule of the first bus that leaves at 7:15 am.

Pick-up Location


Paradise Casino

7:15 am

Quechan Community Center

7:21 am

Ironwood Drive

7:26 am

Baseline Road at Ross Road (Bard)

7:31 am

Ross Road at Picacho Road

7:33 am

Winterhaven Dr at Railroad Avenue

7:41 am

Quechan Casino Resort

7:50 am

Please note that Algodones, Baja California is the closest to the Quechan Casino Resort. The bus stop is a just a 1.5-mile walk from the Mexican border town.

Fare – $2 to $5

On Call Reservations: 928-783-2235

Andrade Border Crossing Timings: 6:00 am to 10:00 pm

Alternatively Traveling to Mexicali from the USA

Another option open to Americans considering road-travel to the Mexican border town is taking a bus to Mexicali. Mexicali is another major border city located just 45 miles from Algodones. The two border towns are well connected with buses running on an hourly-basis.

Details of a couple of bus operators:


Cities Covered

  • San Diego
  • Los Angeles
  • San Bernardino
  • Palm Springs
  • Phoenix
  • Yuma
  • Tucson
  • El Paso

Departure Schedule from Los Angeles

Departure Time Arrival Time Journey Duration
04:05 am 09:20 am 5 hours 15 mins
08:00 am 03:05 pm 7 hrs 05 mins
08:30 am 03:05 pm 6 hrs 35 mins
11:00 am 05:10 pm 6 hrs 10 mins
1:00 pm 7:05 pm 6 hrs 5 mins
06:30 pm 1:55 am 7 hrs 25 mins


Fare: $35 per person for Los Angeles to Mexicali

Contact Info:

Fare and schedule information: 1-800-231-2222


Cities Covered

  • Los Angeles
  • San Fernando
  • Bakersfield
  • Fresno
  • San Jose / Stockton

Schedule from Los Angeles

Tuesday to Saturday (Departure Time)


08:00 am

08:00 am

02:30 pm

11:00 am

10:00 pm

02:30 pm


10:00 pm

Phone: +52 686 553-6169

Dental Clinics in Abundance in Los Algodones

Los Algodones, one of the prime dental tourism destinations for snowbirds, can now be reached conveniently by buses. All you need to do is pick a date for your trip to Algodones for implantscrowns, bridges or any other treatment that will help you have a winsome smile.

We, at Medical Tourism Corporation, can help you have a smooth and hassle-free dental trip to the Mexican resort city with our dedicated team of destination managers. For more information on dental tours to Los Algodones, Mexico, fill our free online quote form on the right.

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