There are 5 ways to get from Arlington to Puerto Vallarta by plane, bus, train or car

Select an option below to see step-by-step directions and to compare ticket prices and travel times in Rome2rio's travel planner.

Recommended option

Fly  •  3 h 2 min

  1. Fly from Dallas/Ft.Worth (DFW) to Puerto Vallarta (PVR) DFW - PVR

$224 - $590

Cheapest option

Bus ETN  •  38 h 30 min

  1. Take the bus from Dallas, Tx to Monterrey, Mx 9403 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Monterrey to Puerto Vallarta

$147 - $306

3 alternative options

Bus  •  31 h 40 min

  1. Take the bus from DFW-Grand Prairie, Texas to San Antonio
  2. Take the bus from San Antonio to San Luis Potosí
  3. Take the bus from San Luis Potosí to Guadalajara
  4. Take the bus from Guadalajara to Bucerias

$183 - $224

Train, bus  •  40 h 18 min

  1. Take the train from Fort Worth Intermodal Transportation Center to San Antonio Amtrak
  2. Take the bus from San Antonio to Santiago de Querétaro
  3. Take the bus from Querétaro to Terminal de Autobuses de Puerto Vallarta, Francisco Medina Ascencio, Pitillal, Las Mojoneras, Puerto Vallarta, Jalisco, México

$156 - $345

Drive  •  22 h 49 min

  1. Drive from Arlington to Puerto Vallarta 1319.3 miles

$170 - $260

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The cheapest way to get from Arlington to Puerto Vallarta is to bus which costs $180 - $230 and takes 31 h 40 min.

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The quickest way to get from Arlington to Puerto Vallarta is to fly which costs $220 - $600 and takes 3 h 2 min.

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The distance between Arlington and Puerto Vallarta is 981 miles. The road distance is 1319.3 miles.

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It takes approximately 3 h 2 min to get from Arlington to Puerto Vallarta, including transfers.

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What companies run services between Arlington, TX, USA and Puerto Vallarta, Mexico?

American Airlines, Sun Country Airlines and two other airlines fly from Arlington to Puerto Vallarta every 4 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Arlington to Puerto Vallarta via DFW-Grand Prairie, Texas, San Antonio, San Luis Potosí, Guadalajara, Bucerias, and Bucerías in around 31 h 40 min.

Airlines
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Dallas/Ft.Worth to Puerto Vallarta via Houston
Ave. Duration
4 h 43 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$500 - $1,000
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Dallas/Ft.Worth to Puerto Vallarta
Ave. Duration
2 h 29 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$500 - $1,000
Sun Country Airlines
Website
suncountry.com
Flights from Dallas/Ft.Worth to Puerto Vallarta
Ave. Duration
2 h 28 min
When
Wednesday and Saturday
Estimated price
$160 - $550
Aeroméxico
Website
world.aeromexico.com
Flights from Dallas/Ft.Worth to Puerto Vallarta via Mexico City
Ave. Duration
5 h 37 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$400 - $1,800
Train operators
Amtrak

Amtrak is a rail service that connects the US and three Canadian provinces. Covering 21,000 route miles (34,000km) Amtrak operates more than 300 trains daily. These medium and long distance intercity services operate at speeds of up to 240km/h, to more than 500 destinations. Founded in 1971, it is based in Washington, D.C. and offers four classes of travel: First Class, Sleeper, Business and Coach. Ticket fares are divided into five subclasses: Saver, Value, Flexible, Business and Premium. Amtrak trains are known for their wide seats, plug-in power, big windows and storage capabilities.

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Contact Details
Phone
+1 1-800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Fort Worth Intermodal Transportation Center to San Antonio Amtrak
Ave. Duration
7 h 45 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$50 - $130
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$50 - $75
Flexi Coach Seat
$90 - $130
Business Coach Seat
$90 - $130
Room
$230 - $330
Bus operators
Megabus
Turimex Internacional
Website
turimex.com
Bus from San Antonio to San Luis Potosí
Ave. Duration
13 h 25 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$95
Schedules at
turimex.com
Grupo Senda
Phone
US: (81) 8151 5253, México: 1 800 733 7330
Website
ticket.gruposenda.com
Bus from San Antonio to San Luis Potosí
Ave. Duration
15 h 10 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$45 - $100
Schedules at
ticket.gruposenda.com
Diamante
$45 - $70
Ejecutivo
$74 - $78
Bus from San Antonio to Santiago de Querétaro
Ave. Duration
18 h 10 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$55 - $120
Schedules at
ticket.gruposenda.com
Diamante
$55 - $80
Ejecutivo
$89 - $93
Primera Plus
Website
primeraplus.com.mx
Bus from San Luis Potosí to Guadalajara
Ave. Duration
4 h 45 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$22
Schedules at
primeraplus.com.mx
ETN
Website
etn.com.mx
Bus from San Luis Potosí to Guadalajara
Ave. Duration
5 h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$25 - $40
Schedules at
etn.com.mx
Web Advance
$25 - $40
Full Fare
$27 - $40
Bus from Monterrey to Puerto Vallarta
Ave. Duration
20 h 40 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$70 - $140
Schedules at
etn.com.mx
Book at
venta.etn.com.mx
Web Advance
$70 - $110
Full Fare
$100 - $140
Vallarta Plus
Website
vallartaplus.com
Bus from Guadalajara to Bucerias
Ave. Duration
4 h 30 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$22 - $27
Schedules at
vallartaplus.com
Greyhound USA

Greyhound is a leading bus company based in Dallas, Texas, serving over 3800 destinations across North America, Mexico and Canada. Greyhound carries around 18 million passengers a year who travel 5.4 billion miles (8.6 billion km) a year on their fleet of around 1700 vehicles. For travel flexibility, you can board or get off a Greyhound bus at official Greyhound stations, partner stations and curbside stops. There are around 230 Greyhound stations across the US where you can both catch your bus and buy tickets, that are also available on the official website and via the mobile app.

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Contact Details
Phone
+1 214-849-8100/1-800-231-2222
Email
ifsr@greyhound.com
Website
greyhound.com
Bus from Dallas, Tx to Monterrey, Mx
Ave. Duration
14 h 5 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$55 - $140
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$55 - $90
Flexible
$100 - $140
Estrella Blanca
Website
estrellablanca.com.mx
Bus from Querétaro to Terminal de Autobuses de Puerto Vallarta, Francisco Medina Ascencio, Pitillal, Las Mojoneras, Puerto Vallarta, Jalisco, México
Ave. Duration
10 h
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$30 - $70
Schedules at
estrellablanca.com.mx
Económico
$30 - $50
Primera Select
$50 - $70

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