There are 6 ways to get from La Paz to Puerto Vallarta by plane, bus, car ferry, ferry 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 La Paz to Puerto Vallarta  •  4 h 42 min

  1. Fly from La Paz (LAP) to Puerto Vallarta (PVR) LAP - PVR

$84 - $295

Cheapest option

Fly La Paz to Guadalajara, bus  •  8 h 14 min

  1. Fly from La Paz (LAP) to Guadalajara (GDL) LAP - GDL
  2. Take the bus from Guadalajara to Bucerias

$77 - $180

4 alternative options

Bus to San Jose Cabo, fly to Puerto Vallarta  •  8 h 15 min

  1. Take the bus from 8 de octubre to San José del Cabo Airport
  2. Fly from San Jose Cabo (SJD) to Puerto Vallarta (PVR) SJD - PVR

$120 - $318

Car ferry, bus  •  21 h 34 min

  1. Take the car ferry from La Paz Ferry Terminal to Mazatlan Ferry Terminal Baja Ferries
  2. Take the bus from Mazatlán to Mezcales

$93 - $108

Car ferry, bus, ferry  •  22 h 26 min

  1. Take the car ferry from La Paz Ferry Terminal to Mazatlan Ferry Terminal
  2. Take the bus from Mazatlán to Riviera Nayarit
  3. Take the ferry from Paradise Village Public Dock to Downtown Puerto Vallarta

$113 - $149

Car ferry, drive  •  18 h 57 min

  1. Take the car ferry from La Paz Ferry Terminal to Mazatlan Ferry Terminal Baja Ferries
  2. Drive from Mazatlan Ferry Terminal to Puerto Vallarta

$101 - $122

What companies run services between La Paz, Mexico and Puerto Vallarta, Mexico?

Volaris, Aeroméxico and four other airlines fly from La Paz to Puerto Vallarta 5 times a day.

Airlines
Aeroméxico
Website
world.aeromexico.com
Flights from La Paz to Puerto Vallarta via Mexico City
Ave. Duration
7 h 14 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $700
Flights from San Jose Cabo to Puerto Vallarta via Mexico City
Ave. Duration
6 h 28 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $360
Aereo Calafia
Website
calafiaairlines.com
Flights from La Paz to Guadalajara
Ave. Duration
2 h 1 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$45 - $300
Volaris
Website
volaris.com
Flights from La Paz to Puerto Vallarta via Mexico City
Ave. Duration
5 h 36 min
When
Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$85 - $340
Flights from San Jose Cabo to Puerto Vallarta via Toluca
Ave. Duration
4 h 2 min
When
Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
$70 - $290
Flights from La Paz to Guadalajara
Ave. Duration
1 h 43 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$55 - $200
Interjet
Website
interjet.com
Flights from La Paz to Puerto Vallarta via Guadalajara
Ave. Duration
5 h 35 min
When
Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
$80 - $290
Flights from San Jose Cabo to Puerto Vallarta via Guadalajara
Ave. Duration
3 h 50 min
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$100 - $420
Flights from San Jose Cabo to Puerto Vallarta via Mexico City
Ave. Duration
5 h 15 min
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$100 - $420
Flights from La Paz to Guadalajara
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $310
Viva Aerobus
Website
vivaaerobus.com
Flights from La Paz to Puerto Vallarta via Guadalajara
Ave. Duration
4 h 5 min
When
Monday and Friday
Estimated price
$70 - $430
Flights from La Paz to Guadalajara
Ave. Duration
1 h 35 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$60 - $190
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from San Jose Cabo to Puerto Vallarta via Houston
Ave. Duration
7 h 4 min
When
Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$180 - $800
Aeromar
Website
aeromar.com.mx
Flights from La Paz to Puerto Vallarta via Guadalajara
Ave. Duration
4 h 50 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$90 - $370
Bus operators
ecobajatours
Website
ecobajatours.com
Bus from 8 de octubre to San José del Cabo Airport
Ave. Duration
3 h 23 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$19 - $28
Schedules at
ecobajatours.com
Vallarta Plus
Website
vallartaplus.com
Bus from Guadalajara to Bucerias
Ave. Duration
4 h 30 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$21 - $26
Schedules at
vallartaplus.com
ETN
Website
etn.com.mx
Bus from Mazatlán to Riviera Nayarit
Ave. Duration
6 h 25 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$30 - $65
Schedules at
etn.com.mx
Web Advance
$30 - $45
Full Fare
$30 - $50
Ferry operators
Watertaxi Vallarta
Phone
55 2211863
Email
watertaxivallarta@yahoo.com.mx
Ferry from Paradise Village Public Dock to Downtown Puerto Vallarta
Ave. Duration
30 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$16

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Questions & Answers

The distance between La Paz and Puerto Vallarta is 652 km.

The cheapest way to get from La Paz to Puerto Vallarta is to car ferry and bus which costs $1800 - $2100 and takes 21 h 34 min.

The quickest way to get from La Paz to Puerto Vallarta is to fly which takes 4 h 42 min and costs $1600 - $6000.

It takes approximately 4 h 42 min to get from La Paz to Puerto Vallarta, including transfers.