There are 10 ways to get from Los Angeles to Nayarit by plane, train, bus, taxi 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 Los Angeles to Puerto Vallarta  •  6 h 4 min

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

$136 - $1,108

Cheapest option

Bus Tufesa  •  32 h

  1. Take the bus from Los Angeles to Tepic

$80 - $230

8 alternative options

Train to Santa Ana, fly to Puerto Vallarta  •  7 h 43 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

$165 - $1,045

Fly Los Angeles to Mazatlan, bus  •  8 h 11 min

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

$172 - $789

Train to San Diego, fly to Puerto Vallarta  •  8 h 31 min

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

$195 - $927

Train to Tijuana, fly to Tepic  •  8 h 51 min

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

$162 - $406

Fly Los Angeles to Guadalajara, bus, taxi  •  10 h 40 min

  1. Fly from Los Angeles (LAX) to Guadalajara (GDL) LAX - GDL
  2. Take the bus from Guadalajara/Antigua Central to Magdalena
  3. Take a taxi from Magdalena to Ixtlán del Río

$136 - $475

Train, bus  •  33 h 53 min

  1. Take the train from Los Angeles Union Station Amtrak to Tucson Amtrak Sunset Limited / ...
  2. Take the bus from Tucson, AZ to Tepic

$149 - $398

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 $80 - $230 and takes 32 h.

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The quickest way to get from Los Angeles to Nayarit is to fly which costs $130 - $1,200 and takes 6 h 4 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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It takes approximately 6 h 4 min to get from Los Angeles to Nayarit, including transfers.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Los Angeles and arriving at Tepic. Services depart once daily, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 32 h.

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The nearest airport to Nayarit is Tepic (TPQ) Airport which is 41.8 miles away. Other nearby airports include Puerto Vallarta (PVR) (93.3 miles), Mazatlan (MZT) (115 miles), Guadalajara (GDL) (150.2 miles) and Leon/Guanajuato (BJX) (238.3 miles).

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Los Angeles to Nayarit bus services, operated by Tufesa, depart from Maple Lot 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 4 min

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

Southwest Airlines, United Airlines and five other airlines fly from Los Angeles to Mezcales hourly. Alternatively, Tufesa operates a bus from Los Angeles to Tepic once daily. Tickets cost $80 - $230 and the journey takes 32 h.

Airlines
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Los Angeles to Puerto Vallarta
Ave. Duration
3 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $2,200
Flights from Los Angeles to Puerto Vallarta via Phoenix
Ave. Duration
5 h 22 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $2,200
Flights from Los Angeles to Puerto Vallarta via Dallas/Ft.Worth
Ave. Duration
6 h 59 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$160 - $2,200
Flights from Santa Ana to Puerto Vallarta via Phoenix
Ave. Duration
5 h 57 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$280 - $2,000
Flights from Los Angeles to Mazatlan
Ave. Duration
2 h 46 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$160 - $1,600
Flights from Los Angeles to Mazatlan via Phoenix
Ave. Duration
6 h 4 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$160 - $1,600
Flights from San Diego to Puerto Vallarta via Phoenix
Ave. Duration
5 h 7 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $1,800
Flights from San Diego to Puerto Vallarta via Los Angeles
Ave. Duration
5 h 17 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $1,800
Flights from Los Angeles to Guadalajara
Ave. Duration
3 h 21 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $1,200
Alaska Airlines, Inc.
Website
alaskaair.com
Flights from Los Angeles to Puerto Vallarta
Ave. Duration
3 h 12 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $2,200
Flights from Santa Ana to Puerto Vallarta
Ave. Duration
2 h 57 min
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$210 - $6,500
Flights from Los Angeles to Mazatlan
Ave. Duration
2 h 39 min
When
Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$220 - $800
Flights from San Diego to Puerto Vallarta
Ave. Duration
2 h 53 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$400 - $1,800
Flights from San Diego to Puerto Vallarta via Los Angeles
Ave. Duration
5 h 32 min
When
Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
$400 - $1,800
Flights from Los Angeles to Guadalajara
Ave. Duration
3 h 21 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $1,200
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Los Angeles to Puerto Vallarta
Ave. Duration
3 h
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$260 - $3,600
Flights from Los Angeles to Puerto Vallarta via San Francisco
Ave. Duration
6 h 40 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
$260 - $3,600
Flights from Los Angeles to Puerto Vallarta via Houston
Ave. Duration
6 h 46 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$260 - $3,600
Flights from San Diego to Puerto Vallarta via Los Angeles
Ave. Duration
6 h 24 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$210 - $1,700
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
Flights from Los Angeles to Guadalajara
Ave. Duration
3 h 3 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $650
Flights from Los Angeles to Guadalajara via San Jose Cabo
Ave. Duration
5 h 5 min
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$130 - $650
Flights from Los Angeles to Guadalajara via Mexico City
Ave. Duration
6 h 10 min
When
Tuesday, Wednesday and Sunday
Estimated price
$130 - $650
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from Los Angeles to Puerto Vallarta
Ave. Duration
3 h 7 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $2,600
Flights from Los Angeles to Puerto Vallarta via Salt Lake City
Ave. Duration
6 h 25 min
When
Tuesday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$160 - $2,600
Flights from Santa Ana to Puerto Vallarta via Salt Lake City
Ave. Duration
6 h 35 min
When
Tuesday and Saturday
Estimated price
$280 - $1,800
Flights from Los Angeles to Guadalajara
Ave. Duration
3 h 19 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $700
Flights from Los Angeles to Guadalajara via Mexico City
Ave. Duration
6 h 20 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$160 - $700
Volaris
Website
volaris.com
Flights from Tijuana to Tepic
Ave. Duration
2 h 46 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $550
Flights from Los Angeles to Guadalajara
Ave. Duration
3 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $600
Flights from Los Angeles to Guadalajara via Mexico City
Ave. Duration
6 h 28 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $600
Aeroméxico
Website
world.aeromexico.com
Flights from Los Angeles to Puerto Vallarta
Ave. Duration
3 h 7 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $2,600
Flights from Los Angeles to Puerto Vallarta via Mexico City
Ave. Duration
6 h 43 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $2,100
Flights from Los Angeles to Guadalajara
Ave. Duration
3 h 19 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $700
Flights from Los Angeles to Guadalajara via Mexico City
Ave. Duration
6 h 20 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$160 - $700
Southwest Airlines
Website
southwest.com
Flights from Los Angeles to Puerto Vallarta
Ave. Duration
3 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $800
Flights from San Diego to Puerto Vallarta
Ave. Duration
2 h 45 min
When
Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$210 - $850
Viva Aerobus
Website
vivaaerobus.com
Flights from Los Angeles to Guadalajara
Ave. Duration
3 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$75 - $300
Train operators
Amtrak
Rome2rio's guide to Amtrak
Contact Details
Phone
+1 1-800-872-7245
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 Amtrak
Ave. Duration
2 h 53 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
Train from Los Angeles Union Station Amtrak to Tucson Amtrak
Ave. Duration
9 h 28 min
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
$75 - $210
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$75 - $120
Flexi Coach Seat
$130 - $200
Business Coach Seat
$140 - $210
Room
$320 - $450
Bus operators
Tufesa
Phone
016444102444
Website
tufesa.com.mx
Bus from Mazatlán to Acaponeta
Ave. Duration
2 h 7 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$9 - $21
Schedules at
tufesa.com.mx
Plus
$9 - $14
Platinum
$15 - $19
Ejecutivo
$15 - $21
Bus from Los Angeles to Tepic
Ave. Duration
32 h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$80 - $230
Schedules at
tufesa.com.mx
Plus
$80 - $120
Platinum
$110 - $150
Ejecutivo
$140 - $190
Bus from Tucson, AZ to Tepic
Ave. Duration
23 h 16 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$55 - $170
Schedules at
tufesa.com.mx
Plus
$55 - $80
Platinum
$80 - $110
Ejecutivo
$95 - $130
Tequila Plus
Phone
(33) 3600-3434
Email
web@vallartaplus.com
Website
tequilaplus.com
Bus from Guadalajara/Antigua Central to Magdalena
Ave. Duration
2 h 20 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$5
Schedules at
tequilaplus.com
Book at
tequilaplus.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
Other operators
Taxi from Magdalena to Ixtlán del Río
Ave. Duration
36 min
Estimated price
$21 - $26

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