There are 5 ways to get from Manzanillo to Puerto Vallarta by bus, taxi, car or plane

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Bus Estrella Blanca  •  6 h 22 min

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

$18 - $34

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Bus Primera Plus  •  7 h 34 min

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

$27 - $42

Taxi  •  4 h 13 min

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

$100 - $130

Drive  •  4 h 13 min

  1. Drive from Manzanillo to Puerto Vallarta 170.8 miles

$22 - $35

Bus, fly  •  5 h 39 min

  1. Take the bus from Manzanillo to Colima
  2. Take the bus from Colima to Aeropuerto Guadalajara GDL
  3. Fly from Guadalajara (GDL) to Puerto Vallarta (PVR) GDL - PVR

$75 - $271

Questions & Answers

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 7 h 34 min.

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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 6 h 22 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 6 h 22 min 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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The quickest flight from Guadalajara Airport to Puerto Vallarta Airport is the direct flight which takes 48 min.

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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 4 h 13 min to drive from Manzanillo to Puerto Vallarta.

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TAR Aerolineas, Interjet, Viva Aerobus and Aeromar offer flights from Guadalajara Airport to Puerto Vallarta Airport.

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There are 731+ hotels available in Puerto Vallarta. Prices start at $42 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: 6 h 22 min

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 $15 - $29 and the journey takes 5 h 33 min.

Airlines
Viva Aerobus
Website
vivaaerobus.com
Flights from Guadalajara to Puerto Vallarta
Ave. Duration
52 min
When
Monday and Friday
Estimated price
$70 - $250
Aeromar
Website
aeromar.com.mx
Flights from Guadalajara to Puerto Vallarta
Ave. Duration
1 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$50 - $270
TAR Aerolineas
Website
facebook.com
Flights from Guadalajara to Puerto Vallarta
Ave. Duration
48 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $500
Interjet
Website
interjet.com
Flights from Guadalajara to Puerto Vallarta
Ave. Duration
55 min
When
Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
$85 - $600
Bus operators
Estrella Blanca
Website
estrellablanca.com.mx
Bus from Manzanillo to Puerto Vallarta
Ave. Duration
5 h 33 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$15 - $29
Schedules at
estrellablanca.com.mx
Económico
$15 - $22
Primera Select
$22 - $29
Primera Plus
Website
primeraplus.com.mx
Bus from Cihuatlán to Puerto Vallarta
Ave. Duration
4 h 15 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$14
Schedules at
primeraplus.com.mx
ETN
Website
etn.com.mx
Bus from Manzanillo to Colima
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$9 - $21
Schedules at
etn.com.mx
Web Advance
$14 - $21
Full Fare
$9 - $14
Bus from Colima to Aeropuerto Guadalajara GDL
Ave. Duration
2 h
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$17 - $29
Schedules at
etn.com.mx
Web Advance
$19 - $29
Full Fare
$17 - $25
Regular Price
$21
Internet Discount
$19
Other operators
Taxi from Manzanillo to Puerto Vallarta
Ave. Duration
4 h 13 min
Estimated price
$100 - $130

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