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There are 7 ways to get from Ajijic to Puerto Vallarta by taxi, bus, car or plane

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Taxi, bus  •  5h 27m

  1. Take a taxi from Ajijic to Zapoan
  2. Take the bus from Zapoan to Sayulita Guadalajara-Puerto Vallarta

$49 - $63

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Bus Estrella Blanca  •  10h 2m

  1. Take the bus from Ajijic to Guadalajara Guadalajara / ...
  2. Take the bus from Guadalajara to Puerto Vallarta Acapulco-Puerto Vallarta

$22 - $43

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Bus Vallarta Plus  •  8h 29m

  1. Take the bus from Ajijic to Guadalajara Guadalajara / ...
  2. Take the bus from Zapoan to Sayulita Guadalajara-Puerto Vallarta

$29 - $39

Bus ETN  •  8h 56m

  1. Take the bus from Ajijic to Guadalajara Guadalajara / ...
  2. Take the bus from Zapopan to Riviera Nayarit Guadalajara / ...

$30 - $46

Taxi  •  4h 43m

  1. Take a taxi from Ajijic to Puerto Vallarta 242.4 miles

$140 - $170

Drive  •  4h 43m

  1. Drive from Ajijic to Puerto Vallarta 242.4 miles

$30 - $50

Fly  •  3h 23m

  1. Fly from Guadalajara (GDL) to Puerto Vallarta (PVR) GDL - PVR

$55 - $225

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The cheapest way to get from Ajijic to Puerto Vallarta is to bus which costs $420 - $850 and takes 10h 2m.

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The quickest way to get from Ajijic to Puerto Vallarta is to fly which costs $1000 - $4400 and takes 3h 23m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Ajijic to Puerto Vallarta. However, there are services departing from Ajijic and arriving at Autotransportes Medina via Antigua Central Camionera, Juárez, Zapoan, Sayulita and Palmas. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 8h 29m.

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The distance between Ajijic and Puerto Vallarta is 208 km. The road distance is 387.8 km.

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The best way to get from Ajijic to Puerto Vallarta without a car is to taxi and bus which takes 5h 27m and costs $900 - $1300.

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It takes approximately 5h 27m to get from Ajijic to Puerto Vallarta, including transfers.

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Ajijic to Puerto Vallarta bus services, operated by Autotransportes Chapala, depart from Ajijic station.

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The best way to get from Ajijic to Puerto Vallarta is to bus which takes 8h 29m and costs $550 - $750. Alternatively, you can fly, which costs $1000 - $4400 and takes 3h 23m.

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The quickest flight from Guadalajara Airport to Puerto Vallarta Airport is the direct flight which takes 45m.

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Ajijic to Puerto Vallarta bus services, operated by Vallarta Plus, arrive at Sayulita station.

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Map of how to get from Ajijic to Puerto Vallarta.
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  • Distance: 130 miles
  • Duration: 5h 27m

What companies run services between Ajijic, Mexico and Puerto Vallarta, Mexico?

You can take a bus from Ajijic to Puerto Vallarta via Guadalajara, Antigua Central Camionera, Jardín Aranzazú, Juárez, Aviación, Zapoan, Sayulita, Puerto Vallarta, and Palmas in around 8h 29m. Alternatively, Aereo Calafia, TAR Aerolineas and three other airlines fly from Ajijic to Puerto Vallarta 4 times a day.

Airlines
Aereo Calafia
Website
calafiaairlines.com
Flights from Guadalajara to Puerto Vallarta
Ave. Duration
45m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$30 - $300
Viva Aerobus
Website
vivaaerobus.com
Flights from Guadalajara to Puerto Vallarta
Ave. Duration
50m
When
Monday and Friday
Estimated price
$70 - $250
Aeromar
Website
aeromar.com.mx
Flights from Guadalajara to Puerto Vallarta
Ave. Duration
1h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$50 - $270
TAR Aerolineas
Website
tarmexico.com
Flights from Guadalajara to Puerto Vallarta
Ave. Duration
48m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $500
Interjet
Website
interjet.com
Flights from Guadalajara to Puerto Vallarta
Ave. Duration
55m
When
Thursday
Estimated price
$85 - $600
Bus operators
Vallarta Plus
Website
vallartaplus.com
Bus from Zapoan to Sayulita
Ave. Duration
3h 15m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$20 - $30
Schedules at
vallartaplus.com
Book at
vallartaplus.com
Autotransportes Chapala
Phone
018007272727, (52)3336195675, (52)3336193312
Website
chapalaplus.com.mx
Bus from Ajijic to Guadalajara
Ave. Duration
1h 30m
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$4
Schedules at
chapalaplus.com.mx
ETN
Website
etn.com.mx
Bus from Zapopan to Riviera Nayarit
Ave. Duration
4h 30m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$24 - $40
Schedules at
etn.com.mx
Web Advance
$24 - $35
Full Fare
$25 - $35
Regular Price
$38
Internet Discount
$32
Estrella Blanca
Website
estrellablanca.com.mx
Bus from Guadalajara to Puerto Vallarta
Ave. Duration
5h 37m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$16 - $35
Schedules at
estrellablanca.com.mx
Económico
$16 - $24
Primera Select
$24 - $35
Other operators
Taxi from Ajijic to Zapoan
Ave. Duration
55m
Estimated price
$24 - $30

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Yes, the driving distance between Ajijic to Puerto Vallarta is 388 km. It takes approximately 4h 43m to drive from Ajijic to Puerto Vallarta.

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TAR Aerolineas, Interjet, Aereo Calafia and two other airlines offer flights from Guadalajara Airport to Puerto Vallarta Airport.

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There are 786+ hotels available in Puerto Vallarta. Prices start at $52 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Ajijic to Guadalajara Airport is to bus which takes 1h 3m and costs $77.

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