There are 6 ways to get from Mérida to Puerto Vallarta by plane, 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  •  6 h 2 min

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

$93 - $341

5 alternative options

Bus via Guadalajara  •  33 h 34 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 Mexico Tasqueña to Guadalajara
  4. Take the bus from Guadalajara to Bucerias

$117 - $212

Bus  •  34 h 59 min

  1. Take the bus from Mérida CAME to Puebla CAPU
  2. Take the bus from Puebla CAPU to México Central Norte Ado
  3. Take the bus from Mexico City North Bus to Puerto Vallarta

$100 - $224

Bus #2  •  36 h 1 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 Mexico to Tepic
  4. Take the bus from Tepic to Puerto Vallarta

$107 - $200

Bus #3  •  36 h 54 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 - $214

Drive  •  25 h 28 min

  1. Drive from Mérida to Puerto Vallarta 1374.5 miles

$180 - $270

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Mérida to Puerto Vallarta is to bus which costs $2000 - $3900 and takes 36 h 1 min.

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The quickest way to get from Mérida to Puerto Vallarta is to fly which costs $1700 - $6500 and takes 6 h 2 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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It takes approximately 6 h 2 min to get from Mérida to Puerto Vallarta, including transfers.

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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 Autotransportes Medina via Puebla CAPU, Mexico Tasqueña, Guadalajara and Bucerías. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 33 h 34 min.

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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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Map of how to get from Mérida to Puerto Vallarta.
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  • Distance: 1014.3 miles
  • Duration: 6 h 2 min

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

Viva Aerobus, 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, México Sur - Tasqueña, Mexico Tasqueña, Guadalajara, Bucerias, and Bucerías in around 33 h 34 min.

Airlines
Viva Aerobus
Website
vivaaerobus.com
Flights from Merida to Puerto Vallarta via Monterrey
Ave. Duration
4 h 50 min
When
Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$75 - $300
Flights from Merida to Puerto Vallarta via Guadalajara
Ave. Duration
5 h 45 min
When
Monday
Estimated price
$75 - $280
Flights from Merida to Puerto Vallarta via Mexico City
Ave. Duration
9 h 52 min
When
Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
$75 - $280
Flights from Merida to Puerto Vallarta via Tuxtla Gutierrez, Monterrey
Ave. Duration
8 h 15 min
When
Thursday
Estimated price
$85 - $330
Aeroméxico
Website
world.aeromexico.com
Flights from Merida to Puerto Vallarta via Mexico City
Ave. Duration
6 h 2 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $360
Flights from Merida to Puerto Vallarta via Monterrey, Mexico City
Ave. Duration
8 h 3 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $360
Interjet
Website
interjet.com
Flights from Merida to Puerto Vallarta via Mexico City
Ave. Duration
5 h 2 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 31 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 12 min
When
Monday to Friday
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
Bus from Puebla CAPU to México Central Norte
Ave. Duration
2 h 16 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$8 - $27
Schedules at
ado.com.mx
First
$19 - $27
Economy
$8 - $12
Estrella Roja
ETN
Website
etn.com.mx
Bus from Mexico Tasqueña to Guadalajara
Ave. Duration
6 h 30 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$35 - $65
Schedules at
etn.com.mx
Web Advance
$35 - $55
Full Fare
$40 - $60
Regular Price
$61
Internet Discount
$52
Bus from México Terminal Tasqueña to Riviera Nayarit
Ave. Duration
14 h 25 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$50 - $95
Schedules at
etn.com.mx
Web Advance
$50 - $75
Full Fare
$65 - $95
Regular Price
$75
Internet Discount
$64
Vallarta Plus
Website
vallartaplus.com
Bus from Guadalajara to Bucerias
Ave. Duration
4 h 30 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$22 - $26
Schedules at
vallartaplus.com
Primera Plus
Website
primeraplus.com.mx
Bus from Mexico City North Bus to Puerto Vallarta
Ave. Duration
11 h 45 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$54
Schedules at
primeraplus.com.mx
Estrella Blanca
Website
estrellablanca.com.mx
Bus from Mexico City to Puerto Vallarta
Ave. Duration
12 h 18 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$35 - $80
Schedules at
estrellablanca.com.mx
Económico
$35 - $55
Primera Select
$60 - $80
TAP
Website
tap.com.mx
Bus from Mexico to Tepic
Ave. Duration
9 h 45 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$40 - $55
Schedules at
tap.com.mx
Confort
$40 - $55
Bus from Tepic to Puerto Vallarta
Ave. Duration
2 h 35 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$14 - $21
Schedules at
tap.com.mx
Confort
$14 - $21
Omnibus de Mexico
Website
odm.com.mx
Bus from Mexico City North Bus to Tepic
Ave. Duration
9 h 15 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$35 - $60
Schedules at
odm.com.mx

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