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There are 4 ways to get from Mérida to Puerto Vallarta by plane, bus or car

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Fly  •  5 h 50 min

  1. Fly from Merida (MID) to Puerto Vallarta (PVR) MID - PVR

$93 - $341

3 alternative options

Bus via Guadalajara Portales  •  32 h 33 min

  1. Take the bus from Mérida CAME to Puebla CAPU
  2. Take the bus from ACN Puebla to Guadalajara Portales
  3. Take the bus from Guadalajara to Puerto Vallarta

Bus  •  35 h 49 min

  1. Take the bus from Mérida CAME to Puebla CAPU
  2. Take the bus from Puebla CAPU to México Sur - Tasqueña
  3. Take the bus from México Terminal Tasqueña to Riviera Nayarit

$108 - $211

Drive  •  25 h 28 min

  1. Drive from Mérida to Puerto Vallarta 1374.5 miles

$180 - $270

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The cheapest way to get from Mérida to Puerto Vallarta is to bus which costs $2000 - $4100 and takes 35 h 49 min.

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The quickest way to get from Mérida to Puerto Vallarta is to fly which costs $1800 - $7000 and takes 5 h 50 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Mérida to Puerto Vallarta. However, there are services departing from Mérida CAME and arriving at Ley via ACN Puebla, Guadalajara and Mojoneras. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 32 h 33 min.

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The distance between Mérida and Puerto Vallarta is 1623 km. The road distance is 2199.2 km.

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The best way to get from Mérida to Puerto Vallarta without a car is to bus which takes 32 h 33 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 5 h 50 min to get from Mérida to Puerto Vallarta, including transfers.

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Mérida to Puerto Vallarta bus services, operated by ADO, depart from Mérida CAME station.

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The best way to get from Mérida to Puerto Vallarta is to fly which takes 5 h 50 min and costs $1800 - $7000. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs and takes 32 h 33 min.

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There is no direct flight from Merida Airport to Puerto Vallarta Airport. The quickest flight takes 4 h 45 min and has one stopover.

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Mérida to Puerto Vallarta bus services, operated by Vallarta Plus, arrive at Puerto Vallarta station.

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Map of how to get from Mérida to Puerto Vallarta.
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  • Distance: 1014.3 miles
  • Duration: 5 h 50 min

What companies run services between Mérida, Mexico and Puerto Vallarta, Mexico?

Aeroméxico, Interjet and five other airlines fly from Mérida to Puerto Vallarta hourly. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Mérida to Puerto Vallarta via Puebla CAPU, ACN Puebla, Guadalajara Portales, Guadalajara, Puerto Vallarta, and Mojoneras in around 32 h 33 min.

Airlines
Aeroméxico
Website
world.aeromexico.com
Flights from Merida to Puerto Vallarta via Mexico City
Ave. Duration
5 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $360
Flights from Merida to Puerto Vallarta via Monterrey, Mexico City
Ave. Duration
8 h 10 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$190 - $360
Viva Aerobus
Website
vivaaerobus.com
Flights from Merida to Puerto Vallarta via Monterrey
Ave. Duration
4 h 45 min
When
Wednesday and Friday
Estimated price
$75 - $300
Flights from Merida to Puerto Vallarta via Mexico City
Ave. Duration
9 h 30 min
When
Friday
Estimated price
$75 - $280
Flights from Merida to Puerto Vallarta via Monterrey, Mexico City
Ave. Duration
9 h 30 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday and Friday
Estimated price
$85 - $330
Interjet
Website
interjet.com
Flights from Merida to Puerto Vallarta via Mexico City
Ave. Duration
5 h 15 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday and Friday
Estimated price
$210 - $550
Volaris
Website
volaris.com
Flights from Merida to Puerto Vallarta via Mexico City
Ave. Duration
5 h 33 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$180 - $330
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Merida to Puerto Vallarta via Houston
Ave. Duration
6 h 37 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $700
Bus operators
ADO
Phone
+52 800 369 4652
Website
ado.com.mx
Bus from Mérida CAME to Puebla CAPU
Ave. Duration
18 h 30 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$45 - $110
Schedules at
ado.com.mx
First
$55 - $80
Economy
$45 - $70
ACN Autobuses
Phone
(01)66429904887
Email
clientes@acnautobuses.com
Website
acnautobuses.com
Bus from ACN Puebla to Guadalajara Portales
Ave. Duration
6 h 39 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Schedules at
acnautobuses.com
Vallarta Plus
Website
vallartaplus.com
Bus from Guadalajara to Puerto Vallarta
Ave. Duration
5 h 10 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$22 - $26
Schedules at
vallartaplus.com
Estrella Roja
ETN
Website
etn.com.mx
Bus from México Terminal Tasqueña to Riviera Nayarit
Ave. Duration
13 h 25 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$50 - $95
Schedules at
etn.com.mx
Web Advance
$50 - $75
Full Fare
$65 - $95
Regular Price
$95
Internet Discount
$81

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Yes, the driving distance between Mérida to Puerto Vallarta is 2199 km. It takes approximately 25 h 28 min to drive from Mérida to Puerto Vallarta.

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Volaris, United Airlines, Interjet and two other airlines offer flights from Merida Airport to Puerto Vallarta Airport.

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There are 724+ hotels available in Puerto Vallarta. Prices start at $42 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Mérida to Merida Airport is to bus which takes 15 min and costs $40 - $390.

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