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Puerto Nuevo Driving Directions
Welcome to the mexbound.com guide to driving to Puerto Nuevo. Thanks to our San Diego roots, we're able to provide you with firsthand, detailed information on driving directions and maps to Puerto Nuevo. Before you leave on your next adventure south of the border, be sure to purchase Mexican Insurance from mexbound.com. Remember, mexbound.com is "the first choice for the smart traveler." Puerto Nuevo is located a short 20 to 25 minute drive form the San Ysidro International Border.
Driving to Puerto Nuevo from San Diego
Take the 5 or 805 freeway south to the U.S. - Mexico border (San Ysidro crossing). Both freeways end at the border, so take your pick. After crossing the border, stay in the second lane from the right. Follow the signs that say "Rosarito Beach, Ensenada Scenic Route". This road will take you along the Mexico/U.S. border
As you come to the top of the hill, move into the right lane. At the bottom of that hill the road will fork Left and Right, take the fork to the right. It is marked with arrows Rosarito/Puerto Nuevo/Ensenada Cuota. (Cuota stand for the Toll Road).
When you get to the first toll booth have your money ready (toll cost about $3). Continue on the road through the second toll booth (another $3). This is just past Rosarito. Proceed another 9 miles, where you will find an exit sign marked Puerto Nuevo. Exit here and turn left heading south onto the Carretera Libre (Free Road). Puerto Nuevo is located 2 miles South of the Puerto Nuevo exit on the right hand side. If you reach the New Port Hotel you went too far. If you miss the Puerto Nuevo exit you will get another chance, keep driving until the next exit marked Cantamar. Exit to the right but this time turn right onto Carretera Libre north. Puerto Nuevo will be about 2 miles north on the left.
Driving to Puerto Nuevo from Arizona
Take Interstate 8 west to San Diego, where you will merge onto Interstate 805 or Interstate 5 south. You will arrive at the border in less than 10 miles. Then follow the directions from San Diego above.
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The directions provided in this section are opinionated general guidelines for driving to Puerto Nuevo Baja California, Mexico. We offer these directions, to show possible driving routes to Puerto Nuevo. Highways and road conditions are constantly changing, be sure to consult a Mexico road map for official driving routes in Mexico.