There are 4 ways to get from Durango to Puerto Vallarta by bus, car or plane

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Bus via Mazatlán  •  11 h 44 min

  1. Take the bus from Durango to Mazatlán
  2. Take the bus from Mazatlán to Tepic
  3. Take the bus from Tepic to Mezcales

$59 - $97

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Bus Omnibus de Mexico  •  13 h 46 min

  1. Take the bus from Durango to Guadalajara Durango
  2. Take the bus from Guadalajara to Puerto Vallarta

$56 - $89

2 alternative options

Drive  •  7 h 45 min

  1. Drive from Durango to Puerto Vallarta 397.7 miles

$50 - $80

Fly  •  6 h 51 min

  1. Fly from Durango (DGO) to Puerto Vallarta (PVR) DGO - PVR

$108 - $419

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The cheapest way to get from Durango to Puerto Vallarta is to drive which costs $1000 - $1500 and takes 7 h 45 min.

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The quickest way to get from Durango to Puerto Vallarta is to fly which costs $2000 - $8000 and takes 6 h 51 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Durango to Puerto Vallarta. However, there are services departing from Durango and arriving at Autotransportes Medina via Mazatlán, Tepic, Mezcales and Palmas. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 11 h 44 min.

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The distance between Durango and Puerto Vallarta is 383 km. The road distance is 636.3 km.

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The best way to get from Durango to Puerto Vallarta without a car is to bus which takes 11 h 44 min and costs $1100 - $1900.

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It takes approximately 11 h 44 min to get from Durango to Puerto Vallarta, including transfers.

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Durango to Puerto Vallarta bus services, operated by ETN, depart from Durango station.

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The best way to get from Durango to Puerto Vallarta is to bus which takes 11 h 44 min and costs $1100 - $1900. Alternatively, you can fly, which costs $2000 - $8000 and takes 6 h 51 min.

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There is no direct flight from Durango Airport to Puerto Vallarta Airport. The quickest flight takes 6 h 2 min and has one stopover.

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Durango to Puerto Vallarta bus services, operated by TAP, arrive at Mezcales station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Durango to Puerto Vallarta is 636 km. It takes approximately 7 h 45 min to drive from Durango to Puerto Vallarta.

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Volaris and Aeroméxico offer flights from Durango Airport to Puerto Vallarta Airport.

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Map of how to get from Durango to Puerto Vallarta.
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  • Distance: 239.4 miles
  • Duration: 11 h 44 min

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

You can take a bus from Durango to Puerto Vallarta via Mazatlán, Tepic, Mezcales, Puerto Vallarta, and Palmas in around 11 h 44 min. Alternatively, Aeroméxico and Volaris fly from Durango to Puerto Vallarta every 4 hours.

Airlines
Aeroméxico
Website
world.aeromexico.com
Flights from Durango to Puerto Vallarta via Mexico City
Ave. Duration
8 h 16 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $550
Volaris
Website
volaris.com
Flights from Durango to Puerto Vallarta via Tijuana
Ave. Duration
12 h 18 min
When
Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday and Friday
Estimated price
$100 - $410
Bus operators
ETN
Website
etn.com.mx
Bus from Durango to Mazatlán
Ave. Duration
4 h
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$23 - $45
Schedules at
etn.com.mx
Web Advance
$23 - $35
Full Fare
$23 - $35
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
Omnibus de Mexico
Website
odm.com.mx
Bus from Durango to Guadalajara
Ave. Duration
7 h 30 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$30 - $60
Schedules at
odm.com.mx
Regular Price
$60
Internet Discount
$54
Vallarta Plus
Website
vallartaplus.com
Bus from Guadalajara to Puerto Vallarta
Ave. Duration
5 h 10 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$23 - $27
Schedules at
vallartaplus.com

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