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Tijuana Car Rental Deals

Whether on a weekend getaway or a family vacation get around Mexico with more ease with a car rental in Tijuana from SIXT. Book online and take advantage of our affordable rates on our diverse fleet of premium rental cars. We have two convenient locations where you can rent a car in Tijuana. If flying in you can rent a car at the Tijuana Airport (TIJ) or arrange a car rental from our Tijuana North branch in the Zona Urbana Rio Tijuana. Both our branches give you plenty of choice so you can find the right rental vehicle for your budget and plans.


Your way to a great time in Tijuana, Mexico

Sixt rent a car offers two branches in Tijuana. Our Tijuana North branch is great for business travelers as it puts you in close proximity to the Zona Rio downtown business district. Those flying into the Tijuana Airport, renting a car will help you quickly get your Baja California journey underway. Decide which branch accommodates your needs best and head to our booking page where you can make a price comparison of the vehicles on offer for your selected dates. Please note as specific models are subject to availability we can only guarantee you a car from your chosen category.

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Our Services

We provide an array of up-to-date, leading brand vehicles with our car rental in Tijuana services. We have comfortable compact cars and sedans, SUVs, sports cars and more. For those traveling with more companions there are 7-seater minivans and 15-seater passenger vans. Both our Tijuana branches also offer the chance to rent a truck like a Nissan Frontier or a similar model. Tailoring your car rental is also easy with our deals on useful add-ons. You can include features like an additional driver, GPS, or a child or baby seat. Optional coverage like LDW, Personal Accident Protection or Supplemental Liability Insurance are also available to help you feel more relaxed and reassured while driving in Mexico.

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Traffic Information

Federal Highway 1, one of Mexico's main federal highways, ends in Tijuana. This major route can take you to southern destinations, all the way down to Cabo San Lucas in Baja California Sur. If heading on a road trip to Ensenada you might prefer to take the more scenic Highway 1-D that runs closer to the coast. While driving around the city you will probably only visit a few of its eight areas, or Delegaciones. Generally tourists can stick to Agua Caliente and the action found around the Avenida Revolución, the main thoroughfare of the historic Zona Centro. From here you can drive ten minutes to visit the fantastic Tijuana Cultural Center (CECUT) in the Zona Rio. The Paseo de los Heroes dominates this central business district, and earns its name for the statues of national heroes that are found at each of its circular intersections. The Boulevard de las Bellas Artes and Boulevard Industrial are two of the most important streets of the Otay Centario area, due the factories found in their proximity.

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Sixt Tips

Sitting right across the border from San Diego, Tijuana is the largest city in Baja California. The city is a perfect destination for an extended weekend away or as a first stop on an adventure to Baja California Sur. Tijuana offers up an exciting an array of shopping, dining and entertainment options, plus proximity to popular beach towns. Besides the main tourist areas you can use your rental vehicle to take you to more places like the Mercado Hidalgo, a large open market, or the Plaza Rio shopping mall. Being so close to the US border makes Tijuana a rather comfortable experience as many locals speak English and many places have no problem accepting US dollars instead of pesos.

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Sightseeing Destinations

The so-called Lobster Capital of Baja, Puerto Nuevo makes for a fun day trip, especially if you are a fan of the crustaceans. There are more than thirty restaurants serving up lobster specialties, but of course you might want to try ordering it Puerto Nuevo Style.

Distance to Puerto Nuevo

  • From Tijuana Airport via Hwy 1-D: 30.6 miles, about 45 minutes
  • From Tijuana North via Hwy 1-D: 29 miles, about 35 minutes
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Business Travel

Tijuana is one of the fastest growing cities in Mexico and is a hub for manufacturing. The city hosts more than fifty industrial parks, many featuring foreign and domestic assembly plants called maquiladoras. Most of this activity can be found in the Otay Centario area. Some of the companies that are active in Tijuana include Sony, Dell, Samsung, Microsoft, Pioneer, Philips, Siemens Mexico and several auto manufacturers. Telemarketing and high tech are also sectors trying to take hold in Tijuana. Most high end offices can be found along Boulevard Agua Caliente or in the Zona Rio central business district. Startups are making their way across the border as well and several coworking spaces have popped up to inspire and give space to like-minded, tech-forward innovators and entrepreneurs.

Distance to Nomad Cowork

  • From Tijuana Airport: 5.2 miles, about 15 minutes
  • From Tijuana North: 2 miles, about 10 minutes


  • Rated 4.0 out of 5 from 221 Ratings

Michael John M.

Excellent customer service especially since I was just inquiring about rental policies. Thanks.

Ms J.

Close at 10 p.m. while others car rental close at 8pm . Close to the border about 7 min ride. Good staffs. Very helpful.

Vicente L.

Good.prices, very friendy ,,have a good rentals

Richie B.

Other rental places show $1.99 a day and try to charge $15 a day extra for insurance. That is a scam. It has become so widespread even some experienced travelers claim it is mandatory. It is not.. and that is the best thing about Sixt in Tjiuana!


Sixt in Tijuana does not do that! The liability insurance is included in their rates. I hate surprises and I appreciate Sixt's honesty and integrity.


In the two times I went there, the guy there spoke English very well and showed me the same price I paid on Sixt's website without trying to charge me extra for insurance. Both times, it was excellent. The cars were clean and in great shape.

Why rent with Sixt?

Why rent with Sixt?
  • New cars - on average 3 months old
  • Premium fleet of german cars
  • Car rental made quick and easy
  • Unlimited miles on standard vehicles
  • Free cancellation when you pay on arrival
  • Friendly 24/7 customer service

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