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Getting to Ensenada is fairly easy whether you drive down or take public transportation
FRom California, the 5 freeway takes you right to the border at San Ysidro, make sure you stop and buy Mexican Insurance before you drive in mexico. It is for YOUR protection and fairly inexpensive. After you cross the border stay to the right as you drive up a small rise. It merges to the right with the newest off ramp to Ensenada and Rosarito. Follow the signs to the scenic road and toll road.
If you are a bit uneasy about driving in mexico, Mexicoach the big red bus has just started a new run from the San Ysidro Border Station.
You can Amtrak down the coast to San Diego, take the San Diego Trolley to San Ysidro the last stop, then hop the red bus to Ensenada. Or drive to the Border station parking lot and leave your car. Mexicoach runs every hour starting at 6:00 a.m. to 8:00 p.m. Round trip is $26.00 . The terminal in Ensenada is in the Artisan's Plaza on Blvd. Coster and only one block from Motel, Restauants and shopping. Another otion is the public transportation ABC bus lines. A little less expensive but you would have to walk across the border to the main terminal about 2 blocks away. Take the bus to the main terminal in Ensenada then taxi to your destination.
Once in Ensenada you can get around by taking the local transportation affectionately called the Micro. To get to La Bufadora, Ensenada's famous sea geyser that gets its name from the sound it makes as it erupts. (buffalo snort), you can pickup one bus on Blvd. Costero to the town of Maneadero then change buses to La Bufadora. Cost about $2.00 RT. It is an experience as a tourist to use the Micro.
Taxis are also available at a minimum cost to take you around.