There are 6 ways to get from Guadalajara to Puerto Vallarta by plane, bus, taxi 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  •  1 h 21 min

  1. Fly from Guadalajara (GDL) to Puerto Vallarta (PVR) GDL - PVR

$60 - $231

Cheapest option

Bus  •  10 h 21 min

  1. Take the bus from Zapopan to Puerto Vallarta

$23 - $27

4 alternative options

Bus Vallarta Plus  •  5 h 53 min

  1. Take the bus from Zapopan to Sayulita
  2. Take the bus from Sayulita to Puerto Vallarta
  3. Take the bus from Palmas to Autotransportes Medina

$25 - $30

Bus ETN  •  6 h 51 min

  1. Take the bus from Zapopan to RIVIERA NAYARIT Guadalajara - Puerto Vallarta

$25 - $41

Taxi  •  3 h 56 min

  1. Take a taxi from Guadalajara to Puerto Vallarta 206.6 miles

$120 - $150

Drive  •  3 h 56 min

  1. Drive from Guadalajara to Puerto Vallarta 206.6 miles

$27 - $40

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Guadalajara to Puerto Vallarta is to bus which costs $440 - $550 and takes 10 h 21 min.

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The quickest way to get from Guadalajara to Puerto Vallarta is to fly which costs $1100 - $4400 and takes 1 h 21 min.

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The distance between Guadalajara and Puerto Vallarta is 191 km. The road distance is 330.5 km.

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It takes approximately 1 h 21 min to get from Guadalajara to Puerto Vallarta, including transfers.

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No, there is no direct bus from Guadalajara to Puerto Vallarta. However, there are services departing from Santa María del Pueblito and arriving at Autotransportes Medina via Zapopan, Sayulita and Palmas. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 5 h 53 min.

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

Aereo Calafia, Interjet and two other airlines fly from Guadalajara to Puerto Vallarta 3 times a day. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Guadalajara to Puerto Vallarta via Funeral Colonias, Zapopan, Sayulita, Puerto Vallarta, and Palmas in around 5 h 53 min.

Airlines
Aereo Calafia
Website
calafiaairlines.com
Flights from Guadalajara to Puerto Vallarta
Ave. Duration
45 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$30 - $300
Viva Aerobus
Website
vivaaerobus.com
Flights from Guadalajara to Puerto Vallarta
Ave. Duration
52 min
When
Monday and Friday
Estimated price
$70 - $250
Aeromar
Website
aeromar.com.mx
Flights from Guadalajara to Puerto Vallarta
Ave. Duration
1 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$50 - $270
Interjet
Website
interjet.com
Flights from Guadalajara to Puerto Vallarta
Ave. Duration
45 min
When
Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
$85 - $600
Bus operators
Vallarta Plus
Website
vallartaplus.com
Bus from Zapopan to Sayulita
Ave. Duration
2 h 55 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$20 - $26
Schedules at
vallartaplus.com
Bus from Zapopan to Puerto Vallarta
Ave. Duration
8 h 50 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$22 - $26
Schedules at
vallartaplus.com
bus
Bus from Sayulita to Puerto Vallarta
Ave. Duration
45 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$3
bus
Bus from Palmas to Autotransportes Medina
Ave. Duration
17 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$1
Schedules at
rutasvallarta.com
ETN
Website
etn.com.mx
Bus from Zapopan to RIVIERA NAYARIT
Ave. Duration
4 h 30 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$24 - $40
Schedules at
etn.com.mx
Web Advance
$24 - $35
Full Fare
$25 - $35
Regular Price
$38
Internet Discount
$33
Other operators
Taxi from Guadalajara to Puerto Vallarta
Ave. Duration
3 h 56 min
Estimated price
$120 - $150
Contaxi
Phone
+52 33 8130 0600

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