There are 5 ways to get from Cancún to Puerto Vallarta by plane, bus 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  •  6 h 22 min

  1. Fly from Cancun (CUN) to Puerto Vallarta (PVR) CUN - PVR

$105 - $351

Cheapest option

Bus via Guadalajara  •  41 h 35 min

  1. Take the bus from Cancun to Mexico City
  2. Take the bus from Mexico City North Bus Terminal to Guadalajara
  3. Take the bus from Guadalajara to Puerto Vallarta

$101 - $164

3 alternative options

Bus  •  41 h 49 min

  1. Take the bus from Cancun Terminal ADO to Puebla CAPU Ado Gl
  2. Take the bus from Puebla to Riviera Nayarit

$116 - $213

Bus via Zamora  •  45 h 18 min

  1. Take the bus from Cancun to Mexico City
  2. Take the bus from Mexico Norte to Zamora
  3. Take the bus from Zamora to Guadalajara
  4. Take the bus from Guadalajara to Puerto Vallarta

$116 - $193

Drive  •  28 h 50 min

  1. Drive from Cancún to Puerto Vallarta 1564.3 miles

$200 - $310

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Cancún to Puerto Vallarta is to bus which costs $2000 - $3300 and takes 41 h 35 min.

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The quickest way to get from Cancún to Puerto Vallarta is to fly which takes 6 h 22 min and costs $2000 - $7000.

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The distance between Cancún and Puerto Vallarta is 1910 km. The road distance is 2503 km.

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It takes approximately 6 h 22 min to get from Cancún to Puerto Vallarta, including transfers.

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No, there is no direct bus from Cancún to Puerto Vallarta. However, there are services departing from Cancun and arriving at Ley via Mexico City North Bus Terminal, Guadalajara and Crucero de las Juntas. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 41 h 35 min.

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

Interjet, Volaris and five other airlines fly from Cancún to Puerto Vallarta hourly. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Cancún to Puerto Vallarta via Mexico City, Mexico City North Bus Terminal, Guadalajara, Puerto Vallarta, and Crucero de las Juntas in around 41 h 35 min.

Airlines
Aeroméxico
Website
world.aeromexico.com
Flights from Cancun to Puerto Vallarta via Mexico City
Ave. Duration
6 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $600
Interjet
Website
interjet.com
Flights from Cancun to Puerto Vallarta via Guadalajara
Ave. Duration
4 h 35 min
When
Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
$110 - $420
Flights from Cancun to Puerto Vallarta via Mexico City
Ave. Duration
5 h 27 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$110 - $420
Viva Aerobus
Website
vivaaerobus.com
Flights from Cancun to Puerto Vallarta via Monterrey
Ave. Duration
5 h 30 min
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$90 - $360
Flights from Cancun to Puerto Vallarta via Mexico City
Ave. Duration
6 h 55 min
When
Wednesday, Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
$90 - $340
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Cancun to Puerto Vallarta via Houston
Ave. Duration
6 h 39 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $850
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Cancun to Puerto Vallarta via Dallas/Ft.Worth
Ave. Duration
7 h 13 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $800
Flights from Cancun to Puerto Vallarta via Phoenix
Ave. Duration
8 h 32 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$250 - $850
Volaris
Website
volaris.com
Flights from Cancun to Puerto Vallarta via Mexico City
Ave. Duration
5 h 4 min
When
Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$120 - $430
Sun Country Airlines
Website
suncountry.com
Flights from Cancun to Puerto Vallarta via Dallas/Ft.Worth
Ave. Duration
6 h 28 min
When
Wednesday and Saturday
Estimated price
$180 - $600
Bus operators
ADO
Phone
+52 800 369 4652
Website
ado.com.mx
Bus from Cancun to Mexico City
Ave. Duration
28 h 15 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$60 - $95
Schedules at
ado.com.mx
First
$65 - $95
Economy
$60 - $90
Bus from Cancun Terminal ADO to Puebla CAPU
Ave. Duration
24 h 30 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$60 - $110
Schedules at
ado.com.mx
First
$65 - $90
Economy
$60 - $90
Primera Plus
Website
primeraplus.com.mx
Bus from Mexico City North Bus Terminal to Guadalajara
Ave. Duration
6 h 25 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$31
Schedules at
primeraplus.com.mx
Omnibus de Mexico
Website
odm.com.mx
Bus from Mexico City North Bus to Guadalajara
Ave. Duration
6 h 30 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$25 - $40
Schedules at
odm.com.mx
Estrella Blanca
Website
estrellablanca.com.mx
Bus from Guadalajara to Puerto Vallarta
Ave. Duration
5 h 37 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$15 - $30
Schedules at
estrellablanca.com.mx
Económico
$15 - $23
Primera Select
$23 - $30
ETN
Website
etn.com.mx
Bus from Puebla to Riviera Nayarit
Ave. Duration
15 h 30 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$55 - $110
Schedules at
etn.com.mx
Web Advance
$55 - $85
Full Fare
$75 - $110
Bus from Mexico Norte to Zamora
Ave. Duration
6 h 15 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$30 - $50
Schedules at
venta.etn.com.mx
Web Advance
$30 - $45
Full Fare
$35 - $50

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