There are 5 ways to get from Guadalajara to Riviera Nayarit by bus, taxi, car or plane

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Sitren Línea 1, bus  •  5 h 32 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

$25 - $35

Cheapest option

Bus  •  6 h 51 min

  1. Take the bus from Zapopan to Riviera Nayarit Guadalajara

$24 - $40

3 alternative options

Taxi  •  3 h 47 min

  1. Take a taxi from Guadalajara to Riviera Nayarit 197.3 miles

$110 - $150

Drive  •  3 h 47 min

  1. Drive from Guadalajara to Riviera Nayarit 197.3 miles

$26 - $40

Sitren Línea 1, fly  •  4 h 54 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 - $239

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The cheapest way to get from Guadalajara to Riviera Nayarit is to drive which costs $490 - $750 and takes 3 h 47 min.

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The quickest way to get from Guadalajara to Riviera Nayarit is to taxi which costs $2200 - $2700 and takes 3 h 47 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Guadalajara to Riviera Nayarit. However, there are services departing from Santa María del Pueblito and arriving at Nuevo Vallarta via Zapoan, Sayulita and Palmas. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 5 h 32 min.

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The distance between Guadalajara and Riviera Nayarit is 198 km. The road distance is 315.6 km.

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The best way to get from Guadalajara to Riviera Nayarit without a car is to Sitren Línea 1 and bus which takes 5 h 32 min and costs $470 - $700.

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It takes approximately 5 h 32 min to get from Guadalajara to Riviera Nayarit, including transfers.

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Guadalajara to Riviera Nayarit 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 45 min.

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Guadalajara to Riviera Nayarit bus services, operated by , arrive at Puerto Vallarta station.

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Riviera Nayarit is 1 h behind Guadalajara. It is currently 5:20 PM in Guadalajara and 4:20 PM in Riviera Nayarit.

Map of how to get from Guadalajara to Riviera Nayarit.
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  • Distance: 123.7 miles
  • Duration: 5 h 32 min

What companies run services between Guadalajara, Mexico and Riviera Nayarit, Mexico?

You can take a bus from Guadalajara to Riviera Nayarit via Aviación, Zapoan, Sayulita, Puerto Vallarta, Palmas, and Nuevo Vallarta in around 5 h 32 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
Interjet
Website
interjet.com
Flights from Guadalajara to Puerto Vallarta
Ave. Duration
45 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
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vallartaplus.com
bus
Bus from Sayulita to Puerto Vallarta
Ave. Duration
45 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$3
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 Riviera Nayarit
Ave. Duration
3 h 47 min
Estimated price
$110 - $150
Contaxi
Phone
+52 33 8130 0600

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Yes, the driving distance between Guadalajara to Riviera Nayarit is 316 km. It takes approximately 3 h 47 min to drive from Guadalajara to Riviera Nayarit.

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Interjet, Viva Aerobus and Aeromar offer flights from Guadalajara 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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