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There are 8 ways to get from Los Angeles to Nayarit by plane, train, bus or car

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Fly Los Angeles to Puerto Vallarta  •  6 h 3 min

  1. Fly from Los Angeles (LAX) to Puerto Vallarta (PVR) LAX - PVR

$131 - $1,014

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Train to Santa Ana, fly to Puerto Vallarta  •  7 h 36 min

  1. Take the train from Los Angeles Union Station Amtrak to Santa Ana Regional Transportation Center Amtrak
  2. Fly from Santa Ana (SNA) to Puerto Vallarta (PVR) SNA - PVR

$166 - $1,048

Train to San Diego, fly to Puerto Vallarta  •  8 h 39 min

  1. Take the train from Los Angeles Union Station Amtrak to San Diego Santa Fe Depot
  2. Fly from San Diego (SAN) to Puerto Vallarta (PVR) SAN - PVR

$196 - $930

Train to Tijuana, fly to Tepic  •  8 h 47 min

  1. Take the train from Los Angeles Union Station Amtrak to San Diego Santa Fe Depot
  2. Fly from Tijuana (TIJ) to Tepic (TPQ) TIJ - TPQ

$162 - $406

Fly Los Angeles to Mazatlan, bus  •  8 h 36 min

  1. Fly from Los Angeles (LAX) to Mazatlan (MZT) LAX - MZT
  2. Take the bus from Mazatlan R. Urias to Acaponeta Central

Bus ACN Autobuses  •  31 h 29 min

  1. Take the bus from Los Angeles to Tepic 417 Santa Rosa / ...

$146

Bus TAP Royal International  •  35 h 12 min

  1. Take the bus from Huntington Park to Tepic

$216

Drive  •  24 h 2 min

  1. Drive from Los Angeles to Tepic 1445.9 miles

$190 - $280

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The cheapest way to get from Los Angeles to Nayarit is to bus which costs $146 and takes 31 h 29 min.

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The quickest way to get from Los Angeles to Nayarit is to fly which costs $130 - $1,100 and takes 6 h 3 min.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Los Angeles and arriving at Tepic. Services depart three times a week, and operate Thursday, Saturday and Sunday. The journey takes approximately 31 h 29 min.

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The distance between Los Angeles and Nayarit is 1165 miles. The road distance is 1445.9 miles.

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The best way to get from Los Angeles to Nayarit without a car is to bus which takes 31 h 29 min and costs $146.

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It takes approximately 6 h 3 min to get from Los Angeles to Nayarit, including transfers.

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Los Angeles to Nayarit bus services, operated by ACN Autobuses, depart from Los Angeles station.

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The best way to get from Los Angeles to Nayarit is to fly which takes 6 h 3 min and costs $130 - $1,100. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs $146 and takes 31 h 29 min.

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The quickest flight from Los Angeles Airport to Puerto Vallarta Airport is the direct flight which takes 2 h 59 min.

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Los Angeles to Nayarit bus services, operated by ACN Autobuses, arrive at Tepic station.

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Map of how to get from Los Angeles to Nayarit.
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  • Distance: 1164.7 miles
  • Duration: 6 h 3 min

What companies run services between Los Angeles, CA, USA and Nayarit, Mexico?

Delta, United Airlines and six other airlines fly from Los Angeles to Mezcales hourly. Alternatively, ACN Autobuses operates a bus from Los Angeles to Tepic 3 times a week. Tickets cost $146 and the journey takes 31 h 29 min.

Airlines
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Los Angeles to Puerto Vallarta
Ave. Duration
3 h 7 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $2,200
Flights from Los Angeles to Puerto Vallarta via Phoenix
Ave. Duration
5 h 6 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $2,200
Flights from Santa Ana to Puerto Vallarta via Phoenix
Ave. Duration
5 h 39 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$280 - $2,000
Flights from San Diego to Puerto Vallarta via Phoenix
Ave. Duration
5 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $1,800
Flights from San Diego to Puerto Vallarta via Los Angeles
Ave. Duration
5 h 24 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $1,800
Flights from Los Angeles to Mazatlan
Ave. Duration
2 h 37 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$160 - $1,600
Flights from Los Angeles to Mazatlan via Phoenix
Ave. Duration
5 h 31 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $1,600
Alaska Airlines, Inc.
Website
alaskaair.com
Flights from Los Angeles to Puerto Vallarta
Ave. Duration
3 h 9 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $2,200
Flights from Los Angeles to Puerto Vallarta via San Francisco
Ave. Duration
6 h 25 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$150 - $2,200
Flights from Santa Ana to Puerto Vallarta
Ave. Duration
2 h 52 min
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$210 - $6,500
Flights from San Diego to Puerto Vallarta
Ave. Duration
2 h 47 min
When
Wednesday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$400 - $1,800
Flights from San Diego to Puerto Vallarta via Los Angeles
Ave. Duration
5 h 32 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$400 - $1,800
Flights from Los Angeles to Mazatlan
Ave. Duration
2 h 40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$220 - $800
Southwest Airlines
Website
southwest.com
Flights from Los Angeles to Puerto Vallarta
Ave. Duration
3 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $800
Flights from Los Angeles to Puerto Vallarta via Oakland
Ave. Duration
6 h 17 min
When
Monday and Saturday
Estimated price
$240 - $900
Flights from Santa Ana to Puerto Vallarta via Oakland
Ave. Duration
6 h 8 min
When
Monday, Wednesday and Saturday
Estimated price
$260 - $950
Flights from San Diego to Puerto Vallarta
Ave. Duration
2 h 45 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$210 - $850
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Los Angeles to Puerto Vallarta
Ave. Duration
3 h 3 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$260 - $3,600
Flights from Los Angeles to Puerto Vallarta via San Francisco
Ave. Duration
6 h 22 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$260 - $3,600
Flights from San Diego to Puerto Vallarta via Los Angeles
Ave. Duration
5 h 40 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$210 - $1,700
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from Los Angeles to Puerto Vallarta
Ave. Duration
2 h 59 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $2,600
Flights from Santa Ana to Puerto Vallarta via Salt Lake City
Ave. Duration
6 h 28 min
When
Thursday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$280 - $1,800
Volaris
Website
volaris.com
Flights from Los Angeles to Puerto Vallarta via Leon/Guanajuato
Ave. Duration
5 h 55 min
When
Monday and Sunday
Estimated price
$160 - $2,500
Flights from Tijuana to Tepic
Ave. Duration
2 h 44 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $550
Interjet
Website
interjet.com
Flights from Los Angeles to Puerto Vallarta
Ave. Duration
3 h 5 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$210 - $2,100
Train operators
Amtrak

Amtrak is a rail service that connects the US and three Canadian provinces. Covering 21,000 route miles (34,000km) Amtrak operates more than 300 trains daily. These medium and long distance intercity services operate at speeds of up to 240km/h, to more than 500 destinations. Founded in 1971, it is based in Washington, D.C. and offers four classes of travel: First Class, Sleeper, Business and Coach. Ticket fares are divided into five subclasses: Saver, Value, Flexible, Business and Premium. Amtrak trains are known for their wide seats, plug-in power, big windows and storage capabilities.

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Contact Details
Phone
+1 215-856-7924
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Los Angeles Union Station Amtrak to Santa Ana Regional Transportation Center Amtrak
Ave. Duration
46 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$22 - $45
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$22 - $35
Flexi Coach Seat
$40 - $60
Business Coach Seat
$29 - $45
Room
$130 - $190
Train from Los Angeles Union Station Amtrak to San Diego Santa Fe Depot
Ave. Duration
2 h 55 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$30 - $75
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$30 - $50
Flexi Coach Seat
$55 - $85
Business Coach Seat
$50 - $75
Room
$170 - $240
Bus operators
ACN Autobuses
Phone
(01)66429904887
Email
clientes@acnautobuses.com
Website
acnautobuses.com
Bus from Mazatlan R. Urias to Acaponeta Central
Ave. Duration
2 h 7 min
Frequency
3 times a week
Schedules at
acnautobuses.com
Bus from Los Angeles to Tepic
Ave. Duration
31 h 29 min
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$146
Schedules at
acnautobuses.com
TAP Royal International
Phone
USA: (602) 273 3544 MÉXICO: 01800 0011 827
Email
contact@taproyal.com
Website
taproyal.com
Bus from Huntington Park to Tepic
Ave. Duration
33 h 30 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$214
Schedules at
taproyal.com

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More Questions & Answers

Nayarit is 1 h ahead of Los Angeles. It is currently 3:43 PM in Los Angeles and 4:43 PM in Nayarit.

Yes, the driving distance between Los Angeles to Nayarit is 1446 miles. It takes approximately 24 h 2 min to drive from Los Angeles to Nayarit.

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Delta, Interjet, Volaris and four other airlines offer flights from Los Angeles Airport to Puerto Vallarta Airport.

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The best way to get from Los Angeles to Los Angeles Airport is to train which takes 30 min and costs .

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