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There are 4 ways to get from Manzanillo to Puerto Vallarta by bus, taxi or car

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Bus Estrella Blanca  •  6h 22m

  1. Take the bus from Manzanillo to Puerto Vallarta Puerto Vallarta-Zihuatanejo / ...

$17 - $33

3 alternative options

Bus Primera Plus  •  7h 34m

  1. Take the bus from Cihuatlán to Puerto Vallarta Primera Plus

$27 - $41

Taxi  •  4h 13m

  1. Take a taxi from Manzanillo to Puerto Vallarta 170.8 miles

$100 - $120

Drive  •  4h 13m

  1. Drive from Manzanillo to Puerto Vallarta 170.8 miles

$22 - $35

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The cheapest way to get from Manzanillo to Puerto Vallarta is to bus which costs $320 - $650 and takes 6h 22m.

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The quickest way to get from Manzanillo to Puerto Vallarta is to taxi which costs $1900 - $2300 and takes 4h 13m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Manzanillo to Puerto Vallarta. However, there are services departing from Manzanillo and arriving at Autotransportes Medina via Cihuatlán, Nuevo Vallarta and Palmas. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 7h 34m.

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The distance between Manzanillo and Puerto Vallarta is 191 km. The road distance is 273.3 km.

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The best way to get from Manzanillo to Puerto Vallarta without a car is to bus which takes 6h 22m and costs $320 - $650.

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It takes approximately 6h 22m to get from Manzanillo to Puerto Vallarta, including transfers.

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Manzanillo to Puerto Vallarta bus services, operated by Primera Plus, depart from Cihuatlán station.

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

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Yes, the driving distance between Manzanillo to Puerto Vallarta is 273 km. It takes approximately 4h 13m to drive from Manzanillo to Puerto Vallarta.

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There are 786+ hotels available in Puerto Vallarta. Prices start at $52 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Manzanillo to Puerto Vallarta.
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  • Distance: 119.3 miles
  • Duration: 6h 22m

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

Estrella Blanca operates a bus from Manzanillo to Puerto Vallarta 3 times a day. Tickets cost $14 - $28 and the journey takes 5h 33m.

Bus operators
Estrella Blanca
Website
estrellablanca.com.mx
Bus from Manzanillo to Puerto Vallarta
Ave. Duration
5h 33m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$14 - $28
Schedules at
estrellablanca.com.mx
Económico
$14 - $22
Primera Select
$21 - $28
Primera Plus
Website
primeraplus.com.mx
Bus from Cihuatlán to Puerto Vallarta
Ave. Duration
4h 15m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$14
Schedules at
primeraplus.com.mx
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Taxi from Manzanillo to Puerto Vallarta
Ave. Duration
4h 13m
Estimated price
$100 - $120

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