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[*] posted on 5-13-2017 at 10:41 PM
San Ysidro to Bola?


Driving time. Straight shot. No stops. Rental car. Economy class.
How many hours?
I trying to decide if I can fly down from Seattle to San Diego and jump in a rental and be in Bola by bedtime for early fishing?
I know it won't be easy... if it's even possible.
What do you think? Crazy and unrealistic or another brilliant fishing idea from fishbuck?




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[*] posted on 5-13-2017 at 10:54 PM


I found this.:coolup:


68+116+37+76+65+43
=405

[Edited on 5-14-2017 by fishbuck]




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[*] posted on 5-13-2017 at 11:00 PM


My gut says it is possible verging on suicidal. I'm guessing an easy 10 hours of driving maybe 9.



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[*] posted on 5-13-2017 at 11:35 PM


Jul 7, 2017

From Seattle - Tacoma Intl. (SEA)
To San Diego Intl. (SAN)
Best Value Best Value flight
Alaska Airlines Alaska Airlines
6:20am
SEA
to
9:00am
SAN
2h 40m, Nonstop

Yep, it can be done. Long day but it is possible.




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[*] posted on 5-13-2017 at 11:44 PM


8 to 9 hours
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[*] posted on 5-13-2017 at 11:51 PM


Thanks goat.



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[*] posted on 5-14-2017 at 07:56 AM


OK, take this form a 66 year old with a larger prostate than I started with:

10-11 hours from Gecko to the wait line at the border. This includes stopping for a late breakfast, mucho roadside pit stops and one gas stop. We drive pretty slow compared to most drivers - 50-60MPH, been known to hit 70 on the straights with the yellow line in the center. The timer on the engine run-time usually says 9.5 hours.

I have 'heard' of 8 hours straight thru but at 400 miles that would require an average of 50MPH. There are a lot of spots where you are under 40, way under, so that means really screaming on the straights. I'm pretty sure all those crosses on the side of the road are some of those guys.
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[*] posted on 5-14-2017 at 08:20 AM


I would suggest picking up your rental car and then drive east on interstate 8 to Calexico and come down Mex 5, same driving hours and better roads (except for the 22 miles of graded road) it usually takes me 9 to 10 driving hours either way I go hwy or hwy 5.



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[*] posted on 5-14-2017 at 08:23 AM


If you go Hwy 1 you can stop at Parcela 12!!!
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[*] posted on 5-14-2017 at 08:46 AM


Do you already have your arrangements in BOLA in place, or at least in mind?

If not, flying to Loreto instead could give you more time on the water vs on the road. The Pacific side would only be a couple of hours drive if it is too hot on the Cortez side.

It sounds like a fun thing to do, but for me, three weeks is a 'quick trip' down and back.




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[*] posted on 5-14-2017 at 10:35 AM


8.5 hours. Stop for quick tacos, fuel and once to water the cactus!



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[*] posted on 5-14-2017 at 10:39 AM


San Diego to Bahía de L.A. is 8-9 hours in regular vehicle (no RV, no trailers). With stops:
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10am Ensenada
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3pm Cataviña
5pm L.A. Bay

Using Hwy 5 via Mexicali & San Felipe is an excellent alternative as it avoids narrow mountain roads, dozens of farm towns, Ensenada city traffic, etc.

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[*] posted on 5-14-2017 at 10:44 AM


Does the rental agency allow travel to MX? Insurance?



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[*] posted on 5-14-2017 at 12:42 PM


Quote: Originally posted by fishbuck  
Driving time. Straight shot. No stops. Rental car. Economy class.



I use google maps to answer these types of questions. Google says 8 hours 57 minutes. I know it would take me about 30 minutes longer.

https://www.google.com.mx/maps/dir/San+Ysidro,+San+Diego,+CA...
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[*] posted on 5-14-2017 at 01:17 PM


Stop at Cataviña, get up early and do the final 2hrs in the AM. Would make for a much more enjoyable trip.
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[*] posted on 5-14-2017 at 01:19 PM


Quote: Originally posted by JZ  
Stop at Cataviña, get up early and do the final 2hrs in the AM. Would make for a much more enjoyable trip.


Good idea JZ.
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[*] posted on 5-14-2017 at 01:50 PM


Quote: Originally posted by paranewbi  
How about time to border from SD airport?
Have you arraigned a way?

Maybe this could be something like a Nomad contest like; 'fastest transit time to paradise from where you are' ?

I live in SD and I might be willing to tag a date to join the venture and transport you to the border.

Car rental on this side or that side?

Rental car at SD airport




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[*] posted on 5-14-2017 at 01:52 PM


Quote: Originally posted by bajaguy  
If you go Hwy 1 you can stop at Parcela 12!!!


I don't know what that is but if it is food I am planning my stops. So maybe.




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Quote: Originally posted by Santiago  
OK, take this form a 66 year old with a larger prostate than I started with:

10-11 hours from Gecko to the wait line at the border. This includes stopping for a late breakfast, mucho roadside pit stops and one gas stop. We drive pretty slow compared to most drivers - 50-60MPH, been known to hit 70 on the straights with the yellow line in the center. The timer on the engine run-time usually says 9.5 hours.

I have 'heard' of 8 hours straight thru but at 400 miles that would require an average of 50MPH. There are a lot of spots where you are under 40, way under, so that means really screaming on the straights. I'm pretty sure all those crosses on the side of the road are some of those guys.


9.5 plus a few stops seems about right. Thanks.




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[*] posted on 5-14-2017 at 01:57 PM


Quote: Originally posted by fishbuck  
Quote: Originally posted by bajaguy  
If you go Hwy 1 you can stop at Parcela 12!!!


I don't know what that is but if it is food I am planning my stops. So maybe.


It's a taco stand in san quintin
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