There are 5 ways to get from La Paz to Puerto Vallarta by plane, bus, car 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 from La Paz  •  4 h

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

$87 - $298

4 alternative options

Bus to San Jose Cabo, fly  •  8 h 19 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

$123 - $322

Car ferry, bus  •  21 h 15 min

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

$107 - $128

Bus  •  2 days 8 h

  1. Take the bus from La Paz to Ensenada
  2. Take the bus from Ensenada to Mexicali
  3. Take the bus from Mexicali to Puerto Vallarta

$194 - $288

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

$103 - $124

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from La Paz to Puerto Vallarta is to car ferry and drive which costs $1900 - $2400 and takes 18 h 57 min.

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

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

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

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The best way to get from La Paz to Puerto Vallarta without a car is to car ferry and bus which takes 21 h 15 min and costs $2000 - $2500.

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Map of how to get from La Paz to Puerto Vallarta.
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  • Distance: 407.7 miles
  • Duration: 4 h

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

Aereo Calafia, Volaris and two other airlines fly from La Paz to Puerto Vallarta twice daily. Alternatively, you can take a bus from La Paz to Puerto Vallarta via Ensenada, Mexicali, and Puerto Vallarta in around 2 days 8 h.

Airlines
Aereo Calafia
Website
calafiaairlines.com
Flights from La Paz to Puerto Vallarta
Ave. Duration
3 h 50 min
When
Monday, Wednesday and Friday
Estimated price
$50 - $360
Flights from La Paz to Puerto Vallarta via Guadalajara
Ave. Duration
3 h 30 min
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$80 - $290
Flights from San Jose Cabo to Puerto Vallarta
Ave. Duration
3 h 40 min
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$40 - $310
Flights from San Jose Cabo to Puerto Vallarta via Guadalajara
Ave. Duration
5 h 40 min
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$60 - $380
Viva Aerobus
Website
vivaaerobus.com
Flights from La Paz to Puerto Vallarta via Guadalajara
Ave. Duration
6 h 30 min
When
Monday
Estimated price
$80 - $290
Flights from La Paz to Puerto Vallarta via Monterrey
Ave. Duration
7 h 55 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$90 - $340
Flights from San Jose Cabo to Puerto Vallarta via Monterrey
Ave. Duration
4 h 25 min
When
Friday
Estimated price
$80 - $310
Flights from San Jose Cabo to Puerto Vallarta via Guadalajara
Ave. Duration
6 h 40 min
When
Monday
Estimated price
$70 - $260
Aeroméxico
Website
world.aeromexico.com
Flights from La Paz to Puerto Vallarta via Mexico City
Ave. Duration
7 h 4 min
When
Friday
Estimated price
$140 - $850
Flights from San Jose Cabo to Puerto Vallarta via Mexico City
Ave. Duration
5 h 49 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $360
Volaris
Website
volaris.com
Flights from La Paz to Puerto Vallarta via Mexico City
Ave. Duration
5 h 41 min
When
Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$85 - $340
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
$20 - $29
Schedules at
ecobajatours.com
ETN
Website
etn.com.mx
Bus from Mazatlán to Tepic
Ave. Duration
3 h 30 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$21 - $35
Schedules at
etn.com.mx
Web Advance
$23 - $35
Full Fare
$23 - $35
Regular Price
$28
Internet Discount
$22
TAP
Website
tap.com.mx
Bus from Tepic to Mezcales
Ave. Duration
2 h 10 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$14 - $20
Schedules at
tap.com.mx
Confort
$14 - $20
Bus from Mexicali to Puerto Vallarta
Ave. Duration
29 h 20 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$90 - $140
Schedules at
tap.com.mx
Confort
$95 - $140
ABC
Website
abc.com.mx
Bus from La Paz to Ensenada
Ave. Duration
22 h 33 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$80 - $120
Schedules at
reservamos.mx
Book at
reservamos.mx
Bus from Ensenada to Mexicali Bus Terminal
Ave. Duration
3 h 45 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$16 - $25
Schedules at
reservamos.mx
Book at
reservamos.mx
Aguacaliente
Phone
6646212955
Email
atencionaclientes@autobusesaguacaliente.com.mx
Website
autobusesaguacaliente.com.mx
Bus from Ensenada to Mexicali
Ave. Duration
2 h
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$23
Schedules at
autobusesaguacaliente.com.mx
Ferry operators

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