There are 6 ways to get from Guadalajara to Puerto Vallarta by bus, taxi, car or plane

Select an option below to see step-by-step directions and to compare ticket prices and travel times in Rome2rio's travel planner.

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Sitren Línea 1, bus  •  5 h 22 min

  1. Take the Sitren Línea 1 from Santa María del Pueblito to Aviación
  2. Take the bus from Zapoan to Sayulita
  3. Take the bus from Sayulita to Puerto Vallarta
  4. Take the bus from Palmas to Autotransportes Medina

$25 - $33

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Bus Vallarta Plus  •  10 h 21 min

  1. Take the bus from Zapopan to Puerto Vallarta

$23 - $30

4 alternative options

Bus ETN  •  7 h 41 min

  1. Take the bus from Zapopan to Riviera Nayarit Guadalajara

$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

Sitren Línea 1, fly  •  4 h 38 min

  1. Take the Sitren Línea 1 from Cámara de Comercio to Aviación
  2. Fly from Guadalajara (GDL) to Puerto Vallarta (PVR) GDL - PVR

$55 - $237

Questions & Answers

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 Zapoan, Sayulita and Palmas. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 5 h 22 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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The best way to get from Guadalajara to Puerto Vallarta without a car is to Sitren Línea 1 and bus which takes 5 h 22 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 5 h 22 min to get from Guadalajara to Puerto Vallarta, including transfers.

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Guadalajara to Puerto Vallarta bus services, operated by Siteur, depart from Santa María del Pueblito station.

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The quickest flight from Guadalajara Airport to Puerto Vallarta Airport is the direct flight which takes 48 min.

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Guadalajara to Puerto Vallarta bus services, operated by , arrive at Autotransportes Medina station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Guadalajara to Puerto Vallarta is 331 km. It takes approximately 3 h 56 min to drive from Guadalajara to Puerto Vallarta.

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TAR Aerolineas, Interjet, Viva Aerobus and Aeromar offer flights from Guadalajara Airport to Puerto Vallarta Airport.

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There are 731+ hotels available in Puerto Vallarta. Prices start at $42 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Guadalajara to Puerto Vallarta.
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  • Distance: 119.6 miles
  • Duration: 5 h 22 min

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

You can take a bus from Guadalajara to Puerto Vallarta via Aviación, Zapoan, Sayulita, Puerto Vallarta, and Palmas in around 5 h 22 min.

Airlines
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
TAR Aerolineas
Website
facebook.com
Flights from Guadalajara to Puerto Vallarta
Ave. Duration
48 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $500
Interjet
Website
interjet.com
Flights from Guadalajara to Puerto Vallarta
Ave. Duration
55 min
When
Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
$85 - $600
Bus operators
Siteur
Website
siteur.gob.mx
Bus from Santa María del Pueblito to Aviación
Ave. Duration
20 min
Frequency
Every 5 minutes
Estimated price
$1
Schedules at
siteur.gob.mx
Bus from Cámara de Comercio to Aviación
Ave. Duration
33 min
Frequency
Every 5 minutes
Estimated price
$1
Schedules at
siteur.gob.mx
Vallarta Plus
Website
vallartaplus.com
Bus from Zapoan to Sayulita
Ave. Duration
2 h 40 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$21 - $29
Schedules at
vallartaplus.com
Book at
vallartaplus.com
Bus from Zapopan to Puerto Vallarta
Ave. Duration
8 h 50 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$22 - $27
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
5 h 20 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$24 - $40
Schedules at
etn.com.mx
Web Advance
$24 - $40
Full Fare
$25 - $35
Regular Price
$39
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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