There are 6 ways to get from Los Angeles to Punta Mita by plane, train, 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 from Los Angeles  •  7 h 10 min

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

$142 - $1,113

Cheapest option

Bus Tufesa  •  36 h 9 min

  1. Take the bus from Los Angeles to Tepic
  2. Take the bus from Tepic to Mezcales

$90 - $242

4 alternative options

Train to Santa Ana, fly  •  8 h 29 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

$168 - $1,048

Train, bus  •  38 h 6 min

  1. Take the train from Los Angeles Union Station Amtrak to San Diego Santa Fe Depot Amtrak Pacific Surfliner
  2. Take the bus from Tijuana Bus Terminal to Mezcales

$134 - $233

Bus TAP Royal International  •  44 h 11 min

  1. Take the bus from Huntington Park to Guadalajara
  2. Take the bus from Guadalajara to Bucerias

$237 - $242

Drive  •  26 h 8 min

  1. Drive from Los Angeles to Punta Mita 1534 miles

$200 - $300

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

Southwest Airlines, Delta and six other airlines fly from Los Angeles to Punta Mita every 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Los Angeles to Punta Mita via Tepic, Mezcales, Bucerias, and Bucerías in around 36 h 9 min.

Airlines
Southwest Airlines
Website
southwest.com
Flights from Los Angeles to Puerto Vallarta
Ave. Duration
2 h 55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $800
Flights from Los Angeles to Puerto Vallarta via Oakland
Ave. Duration
6 h
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$240 - $900
Flights from Santa Ana to Puerto Vallarta via Oakland
Ave. Duration
6 h
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$260 - $950
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Los Angeles to Puerto Vallarta
Ave. Duration
3 h 3 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $2,200
Flights from Los Angeles to Puerto Vallarta via Phoenix
Ave. Duration
5 h 12 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $2,200
Flights from Santa Ana to Puerto Vallarta via Phoenix
Ave. Duration
5 h 17 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$280 - $2,000
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 Denver
Ave. Duration
6 h 30 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$260 - $3,600
Flights from Los Angeles to Puerto Vallarta via San Francisco
Ave. Duration
6 h 49 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$260 - $3,600
Alaska Airlines, Inc.
Website
alaskaair.com
Flights from Los Angeles to Puerto Vallarta
Ave. Duration
3 h 8 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $2,200
Flights from Santa Ana to Puerto Vallarta
Ave. Duration
2 h 41 min
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$210 - $6,500
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 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
Aeroméxico
Website
world.aeromexico.com
Flights from Los Angeles to Puerto Vallarta
Ave. Duration
2 h 59 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $2,600
Flights from Los Angeles to Puerto Vallarta via Mexico City
Ave. Duration
6 h 38 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $2,100
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
Volaris
Website
volaris.com
Flights from Los Angeles to Puerto Vallarta
Ave. Duration
3 h 15 min
When
Tuesday and Friday
Estimated price
$160 - $2,500
Train operators
Amtrak
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
Bus operators
Tufesa
Phone
016444102444
Website
tufesa.com.mx
Bus from Los Angeles to Tepic
Ave. Duration
32 h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$75 - $230
Schedules at
tufesa.com.mx
Plus
$75 - $110
Platinum
$110 - $150
Ejecutivo
$130 - $190
TAP
Website
tap.com.mx
Bus from Tepic to Mezcales
Ave. Duration
2 h 10 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$13 - $19
Schedules at
tap.com.mx
Confort
$13 - $19
Bus from Tijuana Bus Terminal to Mezcales
Ave. Duration
31 h 25 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$90 - $140
Schedules at
tap.com.mx
Confort
$100 - $140
TAP Royal International
Phone
USA: (602) 273 3544 MÉXICO: 01800 0011 827
Email
contact@taproyal.com
Website
taproyal.com
Bus from Huntington Park to Guadalajara
Ave. Duration
36 h 30 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$214
Schedules at
taproyal.com
Vallarta Plus
Website
vallartaplus.com
Bus from Guadalajara to Bucerias
Ave. Duration
4 h 30 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$21 - $25
Schedules at
vallartaplus.com

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Questions & Answers

The distance between Los Angeles and Punta Mita is 1935 km. The road distance is 2454 km.

The cheapest way to get from Los Angeles to Punta Mita is to bus which costs $90 - $250 and takes 36 h 9 min.

The quickest way to get from Los Angeles to Punta Mita is to fly which takes 7 h 10 min and costs $140 - $1,200.

No, there is no direct bus from Los Angeles to Punta Mita. However, there are services departing from Los Angeles and arriving at Punta Mita via Tepic, Mezcales and Bucerías. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 36 h 9 min.

It takes approximately 7 h 10 min to get from Los Angeles to Punta Mita, including transfers.