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

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Fly  •  7 h 44 min

  1. Fly from Guatemala City (GUA) to Puerto Vallarta (PVR) GUA - PVR

$201 - $653

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Bus, drive  •  37 h 13 min

  1. Take the bus from Guatemala City Terminal Galgos Internacional to Quetzaltenango
  2. Drive from Quetzaltenango to Tapachula
  3. Take the bus from Tapachula to México Central Norte
  4. Take the bus from Mexico City North Bus to Puerto Vallarta

$105 - $236

2 alternative options

Bus  •  44 h 57 min

  1. Take the bus from Tica Bus Guatemala to Tica Bus Tapachula
  2. Take the bus from Tapachula to México Central Norte
  3. Take the bus from México Terminal Tasqueña to Riviera Nayarit

$118 - $213

Drive  •  27 h 36 min

  1. Drive from Guatemala City to Puerto Vallarta 1469.1 miles

$190 - $290

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No, there is no direct bus from Guatemala City to Puerto Vallarta. However, there are services departing from Plaza Barrios and arriving at Autotransportes Medina via Tica Bus Guatemala, Tapachula, Terminal Central De Autobuses Del Norte, México Terminal Tasqueña and Nuevo Vallarta. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 44 h 57 min.

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The distance between Guatemala City and Puerto Vallarta is 1694 km. The road distance is 2350.6 km.

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The best way to get from Guatemala City to Puerto Vallarta without a car is to bus which takes 44 h 57 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 7 h 44 min to get from Guatemala City to Puerto Vallarta, including transfers.

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Guatemala City to Puerto Vallarta bus services, operated by Tica Bus, depart from Tica Bus Guatemala station.

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The best way to get from Guatemala City to Puerto Vallarta is to fly which takes 7 h 44 min and costs . Alternatively, you can bus, which costs and takes 44 h 57 min.

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There is no direct flight from Guatemala City Airport to Puerto Vallarta Airport. The quickest flight takes 4 h 51 min and has one stopover.

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Guatemala City to Puerto Vallarta bus services, operated by ETN, arrive at Riviera Nayarit station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Guatemala City to Puerto Vallarta is 2351 km. It takes approximately 27 h 36 min to drive from Guatemala City to Puerto Vallarta.

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United Airlines, Aeroméxico and Interjet offer flights from Guatemala City Airport to Puerto Vallarta Airport.

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Map of how to get from Guatemala City to Puerto Vallarta.
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  • Distance: 1058.8 miles
  • Duration: 7 h 44 min

What companies run services between Guatemala City, Guatemala and Puerto Vallarta, Mexico?

Aeroméxico, Interjet and United Airlines fly from Guatemala City to Puerto Vallarta every 4 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Guatemala City to Puerto Vallarta via Reformita, Tica Bus Guatemala, Tica Bus Tapachula, Tapachula, México Central Norte, Terminal Central De Autobuses Del Norte, Terminal Central De Autobuses Del Sur, México Terminal Tasqueña, Riviera Nayarit, and Nuevo Vallarta in around 44 h 57 min.

Airlines
Aeroméxico
Website
world.aeromexico.com
Flights from Guatemala City to Puerto Vallarta via Mexico City
Ave. Duration
5 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $1,000
Interjet
Website
interjet.com
Flights from Guatemala City to Puerto Vallarta via Mexico City
Ave. Duration
6 h 45 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$200 - $650
Flights from Guatemala City to Puerto Vallarta via Mexico City, Guadalajara
Ave. Duration
8 h 50 min
When
Thursday
Estimated price
$200 - $650
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Guatemala City to Puerto Vallarta via Houston
Ave. Duration
7 h 24 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$300 - $1,600
Bus operators
Trans Galgos Inter
ADO
Phone
+52 800 369 4652
Website
ado.com.mx
Bus from Tapachula to México Central Norte
Ave. Duration
18 h 45 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$45 - $80
Schedules at
ado.com.mx
First
$55 - $80
Economy
$45 - $70
Primera Plus
Website
primeraplus.com.mx
Bus from Mexico City North Bus to Puerto Vallarta
Ave. Duration
11 h 45 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$55
Schedules at
primeraplus.com.mx
Estrella Blanca
Website
estrellablanca.com.mx
Bus from Mexico City to Puerto Vallarta
Ave. Duration
12 h 18 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$35 - $85
Schedules at
estrellablanca.com.mx
Económico
$35 - $55
Primera Select
$60 - $85
Tica Bus
Website
ticabus.com
Bus from Tica Bus Guatemala to Tica Bus Tapachula
Ave. Duration
6 h
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$22 - $35
Schedules at
ticabus.com
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ticabus.com
ETN
Website
etn.com.mx
Bus from México Terminal Tasqueña to Riviera Nayarit
Ave. Duration
14 h 25 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$50 - $95
Schedules at
etn.com.mx
Web Advance
$50 - $75
Full Fare
$65 - $95
Regular Price
$76
Internet Discount
$65

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

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The best way to get from Guatemala City to Guatemala City Airport is to bus which takes 24 min and costs .

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