There are 5 ways to get from Cabo San Lucas to Riviera Nayarit by plane, bus, car ferry or car

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Fly from San Jose Cabo  •  5 h 41 min

  1. Fly from San Jose Cabo (SJD) to Puerto Vallarta (PVR) SJD - PVR

$107 - $303

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Bus to La Paz, fly  •  7 h 52 min

  1. Take the bus from Cabo San Lucas to La Paz
  2. Fly from La Paz (LAP) to Puerto Vallarta (PVR) LAP - PVR

$76 - $286

3 alternative options

Bus, car ferry  •  24 h 46 min

  1. Take the bus from Cabo San Lucas to La Paz
  2. Take the car ferry from La Paz Ferry Terminal to Mazatlan Ferry Terminal
  3. Take the bus from Mazatlán to Tepic
  4. Take the bus from Tepic to Nuevo Vallarta

$116 - $158

Bus  •  2 days 13 h

  1. Take the bus from Cabo San Lucas to Tijuana
  2. Take the bus from Tijuana Bus Terminal to Nuevo Vallarta

$206 - $323

Drive  •  45 h 11 min

  1. Drive from Cabo San Lucas to Riviera Nayarit 2167.2 miles

$290 - $420

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The cheapest way to get from Cabo San Lucas to Riviera Nayarit is to fly which costs $2000 - $6000 and takes 5 h 41 min.

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The quickest way to get from Cabo San Lucas to Riviera Nayarit is to fly which costs $2000 - $6000 and takes 5 h 41 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Cabo San Lucas to Riviera Nayarit. However, there are services departing from Cabo San Lucas and arriving at Riviera Nayarit via San Ysidro, Ca, Tijuana Bus Terminal and Puerto Vallarta. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 2 days 13 h.

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The distance between Cabo San Lucas and Riviera Nayarit is 536 km. The road distance is 3467.6 km.

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The best way to get from Cabo San Lucas to Riviera Nayarit without a car is to bus which takes 2 days 13 h and costs $3800 - $6500.

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It takes approximately 5 h 41 min to get from Cabo San Lucas to Riviera Nayarit, including transfers.

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Cabo San Lucas to Riviera Nayarit bus services, operated by ABC, depart from Cabo San Lucas station.

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The best way to get from Cabo San Lucas to Riviera Nayarit is to fly which takes 5 h 41 min and costs $2000 - $6000. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs $3800 - $6500 and takes 2 days 13 h.

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There is no direct flight from San Jose Cabo Airport to Puerto Vallarta Airport. The quickest flight takes 3 h 25 min and has one stopover.

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Cabo San Lucas to Riviera Nayarit bus services, operated by TAP, arrive at Nuevo Vallarta station.

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Map of how to get from Cabo San Lucas to Riviera Nayarit.
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  • Distance: 334.8 miles
  • Duration: 5 h 41 min

What companies run services between Cabo San Lucas, Mexico and Riviera Nayarit, Mexico?

Viva Aerobus, Interjet and three other airlines fly from Cabo San Lucas to Riviera Nayarit 5 times a day. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Cabo San Lucas to Riviera Nayarit via Tijuana, San Ysidro, Ca, Tijuana Central Bus Term, Mx, Tijuana Bus Terminal, Nuevo Vallarta, and Puerto Vallarta in around 2 days 13 h.

Airlines
Viva Aerobus
Website
vivaaerobus.com
Flights from San Jose Cabo to Puerto Vallarta via Guadalajara
Ave. Duration
3 h 25 min
When
Monday
Estimated price
$70 - $260
Flights from La Paz to Puerto Vallarta via Guadalajara
Ave. Duration
4 h 36 min
When
Monday and Friday
Estimated price
$70 - $330
Flights from La Paz to Puerto Vallarta via Culiacan, Guadalajara
Ave. Duration
6 h 15 min
When
Monday
Estimated price
$80 - $300
Aeroméxico
Website
world.aeromexico.com
Flights from San Jose Cabo to Puerto Vallarta via Mexico City
Ave. Duration
5 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $340
Flights from La Paz to Puerto Vallarta via Mexico City
Ave. Duration
6 h 38 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$85 - $340
Aeromar
Website
aeromar.com.mx
Flights from San Jose Cabo to Puerto Vallarta via Guadalajara
Ave. Duration
3 h 25 min
When
Thursday
Estimated price
$100 - $420
Flights from La Paz to Puerto Vallarta via Guadalajara
Ave. Duration
3 h 45 min
When
Monday and Friday
Estimated price
$70 - $430
Interjet
Website
interjet.com
Flights from San Jose Cabo to Puerto Vallarta via Guadalajara
Ave. Duration
3 h 50 min
When
Thursday
Estimated price
$100 - $420
Volaris
Website
volaris.com
Flights from La Paz to Puerto Vallarta via Mexico City
Ave. Duration
5 h 36 min
When
Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$85 - $340
Bus operators
ETN
Website
etn.com.mx
Bus from Mazatlán to Tepic
Ave. Duration
3 h 30 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$21 - $35
Schedules at
etn.com.mx
Web Advance
$23 - $35
Full Fare
$23 - $35
Regular Price
$28
Internet Discount
$22
TAP
Website
tap.com.mx
Bus from Tepic to Nuevo Vallarta
Ave. Duration
2 h 20 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$14 - $20
Schedules at
tap.com.mx
Confort
$14 - $20
Bus from Tijuana Bus Terminal to Nuevo Vallarta
Ave. Duration
31 h 35 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$95 - $150
Schedules at
tap.com.mx
Confort
$100 - $150
ABC
Website
abc.com.mx
Bus from Cabo San Lucas to Tijuana
Ave. Duration
27 h 30 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$100 - $150
Schedules at
reservamos.mx
Book at
reservamos.mx
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Yes, the driving distance between Cabo San Lucas to Riviera Nayarit is 3468 km. It takes approximately 45 h 11 min to drive from Cabo San Lucas to Riviera Nayarit.

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Aeromar, Volaris, Viva Aerobus and two other airlines offer flights from San Jose Cabo Airport to Puerto Vallarta Airport.

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There are 833+ hotels available in Riviera Nayarit. Prices start at $42 USD per night.

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