There are 5 ways to get from Guatemala City to Puerto Vallarta by plane, bus 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  •  7 h 41 min

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

$201 - $651

Cheapest option

Bus, drive  •  37 h 14 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

$106 - $229

3 alternative options

Bus  •  41 h 50 min

  1. Take the bus from Tica Bus Guatemala to Tica Bus Tapachula
  2. Take the bus from Tapachula to Puebla CAPU
  3. Take the bus from Puebla to Riviera Nayarit

$123 - $241

Bus via Querétaro  •  43 h 5 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 Mexico Norte to Querétaro
  4. Take the bus from Querétaro to Terminal de Autobuses de Puerto Vallarta, Francisco Medina Ascencio, Pitillal, Las Mojoneras, Puerto Vallarta, Jalisco, México

$115 - $214

Drive  •  27 h 36 min

  1. Drive from Guatemala City to Puerto Vallarta 1469.1 miles

$190 - $290

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Guatemala City to Puerto Vallarta is to bus and drive which costs $100 - $230 and takes 37 h 14 min.

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The quickest way to get from Guatemala City to Puerto Vallarta is to fly which costs $200 - $650 and takes 7 h 41 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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It takes approximately 7 h 41 min to get from Guatemala City to Puerto Vallarta, including transfers.

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No, there is no direct bus from Guatemala City to Puerto Vallarta. However, there are services departing from El Amante and arriving at Autotransportes Medina via Tica Bus Guatemala, Tapachula, Puebla and Nuevo Vallarta. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 41 h 50 min.

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

Aeroméxico, Interjet and three other airlines fly from Guatemala City to Puerto Vallarta every 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Guatemala City to Puerto Vallarta via Reformita, Tica Bus Guatemala, Tica Bus Tapachula, Tapachula, Puebla CAPU, Puebla, Riviera Nayarit, and Nuevo Vallarta in around 41 h 50 min.

Airlines
Aeroméxico
Website
world.aeromexico.com
Flights from Guatemala City to Puerto Vallarta via Mexico City
Ave. Duration
5 h 33 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $1,000
Avianca - Aerovías del Continente Americano S.A.
Website
avianca.com
Flights from Guatemala City to Puerto Vallarta via Mexico City
Ave. Duration
6 h 19 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $1,000
Flights from Guatemala City to Puerto Vallarta via San Jose, Mexico City
Ave. Duration
9 h 22 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$320 - $1,400
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Guatemala City to Puerto Vallarta via Houston
Ave. Duration
8 h 51 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$300 - $1,600
Interjet
Website
interjet.com
Flights from Guatemala City to Puerto Vallarta via Mexico City
Ave. Duration
5 h
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
$200 - $650
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Guatemala City to Puerto Vallarta via Dallas/Ft.Worth
Ave. Duration
7 h 2 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$310 - $1,800
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
Bus from Tapachula to Puebla CAPU
Ave. Duration
16 h
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$40 - $85
Schedules at
ado.com.mx
First
$50 - $70
Economy
$40 - $65
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 - $80
Schedules at
estrellablanca.com.mx
Económico
$35 - $55
Primera Select
$60 - $80
Bus from Querétaro to Terminal de Autobuses de Puerto Vallarta, Francisco Medina Ascencio, Pitillal, Las Mojoneras, Puerto Vallarta, Jalisco, México
Ave. Duration
10 h
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$30 - $70
Schedules at
estrellablanca.com.mx
Económico
$30 - $50
Primera Select
$50 - $70
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
Book at
ticabus.com
ETN
Website
etn.com.mx
Bus from Puebla to Riviera Nayarit
Ave. Duration
15 h 30 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$60 - $120
Schedules at
etn.com.mx
Web Advance
$60 - $90
Full Fare
$80 - $120
Bus from Mexico Norte to Querétaro
Ave. Duration
3 h
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$17 - $28
Schedules at
etn.com.mx
Web Advance
$19 - $28
Full Fare
$17 - $24

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