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

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Fly from Oakland  •  6 h 27 min

  1. Fly from Oakland (OAK) to Puerto Vallarta (PVR) OAK - PVR

$161 - $614

4 alternative options

BART to San Francisco, fly  •  7 h 2 min

  1. Take the BART from MacArthur BART Station to San Francisco International Airport BART Station
  2. Fly from San Francisco (SFO) to Puerto Vallarta (PVR) SFO - PVR

$170 - $567

Train, bus ACN Autobuses  •  46 h 22 min

  1. Take the train from Richmond Amtrak to Fresno Santa Fe Passenger Depot
  2. Take the bus from Fresno to Culiacán
  3. Take the bus from Culiacán to Puerto Vallarta

Train, bus via Tijuana Bus Terminal  •  2 days 3 h

  1. Take the train from Oakland Jack London Square Station to San Luis Obispo Amtrak Station
  2. Take the train from San Luis Obispo Amtrak Station to San Diego Santa Fe Depot
  3. Take the bus from Tijuana Bus Terminal to Puerto Vallarta

$197 - $441

Drive  •  32 h 38 min

  1. Drive from Berkeley to Puerto Vallarta 1925.2 miles

$250 - $380

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The cheapest way to get from Berkeley to Puerto Vallarta is to fly which costs $160 - $650 and takes 6 h 27 min.

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The quickest way to get from Berkeley to Puerto Vallarta is to fly which costs $160 - $650 and takes 6 h 27 min.

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The distance between Berkeley and Puerto Vallarta is 1577 miles. The road distance is 1925.2 miles.

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The best way to get from Berkeley to Puerto Vallarta without a car is to train and bus which takes 46 h 22 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 6 h 27 min to get from Berkeley to Puerto Vallarta, including transfers.

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The quickest flight from Oakland Airport to Puerto Vallarta Airport is the direct flight which takes 3 h 35 min.

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Puerto Vallarta is 2 h ahead of Berkeley. It is currently 2:04 AM in Berkeley and 4:04 AM in Puerto Vallarta.

Yes, the driving distance between Berkeley to Puerto Vallarta is 1925 miles. It takes approximately 32 h 38 min to drive from Berkeley to Puerto Vallarta.

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Volaris, American Airlines, Delta and Southwest Airlines offer flights from Oakland Airport to Puerto Vallarta Airport.

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There are 714+ hotels available in Puerto Vallarta. Prices start at $45 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Berkeley to Puerto Vallarta.
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  • Distance: 1577.4 miles
  • Duration: 6 h 27 min

What companies run services between Berkeley, CA, USA and Puerto Vallarta, Mexico?

Southwest Airlines, Volaris and two other airlines fly from Berkeley to Puerto Vallarta 4 times a day.

Airlines
Southwest Airlines
Website
southwest.com
Flights from Oakland to Puerto Vallarta
Ave. Duration
3 h 37 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$260 - $1,000
Flights from Oakland to Puerto Vallarta via Los Angeles
Ave. Duration
6 h 8 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$260 - $1,000
Flights from San Francisco to Puerto Vallarta via Los Angeles
Ave. Duration
6 h 15 min
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$210 - $800
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from San Francisco to Puerto Vallarta
Ave. Duration
3 h 39 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$230 - $1,100
Flights from San Francisco to Puerto Vallarta via Los Angeles
Ave. Duration
5 h 55 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$230 - $1,100
Flights from San Francisco to Puerto Vallarta via Houston
Ave. Duration
7 h 32 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$230 - $1,100
Alaska Airlines, Inc.
Website
alaskaair.com
Flights from San Francisco to Puerto Vallarta
Ave. Duration
3 h 45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $1,000
Flights from San Francisco to Puerto Vallarta via Santa Ana
Ave. Duration
6 h 24 min
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$210 - $1,000
Flights from San Francisco to Puerto Vallarta via Los Angeles
Ave. Duration
6 h 54 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $1,000
Flights from San Francisco to Puerto Vallarta via San Diego
Ave. Duration
7 h 1 min
When
Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$210 - $1,000
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Oakland to Puerto Vallarta via Phoenix
Ave. Duration
7 h 18 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$190 - $700
Flights from San Francisco to Puerto Vallarta via Phoenix
Ave. Duration
6 h 28 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$240 - $1,400
Flights from San Francisco to Puerto Vallarta via Los Angeles
Ave. Duration
6 h 7 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$240 - $1,400
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from Oakland to Puerto Vallarta via Salt Lake City
Ave. Duration
7 h 43 min
When
Thursday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$230 - $1,400
Flights from San Francisco to Puerto Vallarta via Los Angeles
Ave. Duration
6 h 3 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$240 - $1,500
Volaris
Website
volaris.com
Flights from Oakland to Puerto Vallarta via Leon/Guanajuato
Ave. Duration
6 h 55 min
When
Monday and Thursday
Estimated price
$230 - $800
Train operators
BART
Phone
94604-2688
Website
bart.gov
Subway from MacArthur BART Station to San Francisco International Airport BART Station
Ave. Duration
50 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$7 - $11
Website
bart.gov
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
+1 215-856-7924
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Richmond Amtrak to Fresno Santa Fe Passenger Depot
Ave. Duration
3 h 45 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$40 - $100
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$40 - $60
Flexi Coach Seat
$70 - $110
Business Coach Seat
$70 - $100
Room
$190 - $270
Train from Oakland Jack London Square Station to San Luis Obispo Amtrak Station
Ave. Duration
6 h 17 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$45 - $120
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$45 - $70
Flexi Coach Seat
$80 - $120
Business Coach Seat
$80 - $120
Room
$210 - $300
Train from San Luis Obispo Amtrak Station to San Diego Santa Fe Depot
Ave. Duration
8 h 33 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$55 - $160
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$55 - $90
Flexi Coach Seat
$100 - $150
Business Coach Seat
$110 - $160
Room
$260 - $360
Bus operators
ACN Autobuses
Phone
(01)66429904887
Email
clientes@acnautobuses.com
Website
acnautobuses.com
Bus from Fresno to Culiacán
Ave. Duration
29 h 21 min
Frequency
3 times a week
Schedules at
acnautobuses.com
TAP
Website
tap.com.mx
Bus from Culiacán to Puerto Vallarta
Ave. Duration
9 h 35 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$35 - $50
Schedules at
tap.com.mx
Confort
$35 - $50
Bus from Tijuana Bus Terminal to Puerto Vallarta
Ave. Duration
31 h 50 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$90 - $150
Schedules at
tap.com.mx
Confort
$100 - $150

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