There are 6 ways to get from Mazatlán to Riviera Nayarit by bus, car or plane

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Bus via Tepic  •  7 h 11 min

  1. Take the bus from Mazatlán to Tepic Mazatlán / ...
  2. Take the bus from Tepic to Puerto Vallarta

$32 - $65

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Bus TAP  •  7 h 16 min

  1. Take the bus from Mazatlán to Nuevo Vallarta

$29 - $56

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Bus via Nuevo Vallarta  •  7 h 31 min

  1. Take the bus from Mazatlán to Tepic Mazatlán / ...
  2. Take the bus from Tepic to Nuevo Vallarta

$37 - $69

Drive  •  5 h 20 min

  1. Drive from Mazatlán to Riviera Nayarit 264.3 miles

$35 - $55

Fly from Mazatlan  •  5 h 38 min

  1. Fly from Mazatlan (MZT) to Puerto Vallarta (PVR) MZT - PVR

$107 - $410

Bus to Culiacan, fly  •  7 h 34 min

  1. Take the bus from Mazatlán to Culiacán
  2. Fly from Culiacan (CUL) to Puerto Vallarta (PVR) CUL - PVR

$100 - $376

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The cheapest way to get from Mazatlán to Riviera Nayarit is to drive which costs $650 - $1000 and takes 5 h 20 min.

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The quickest way to get from Mazatlán to Riviera Nayarit is to drive which costs $650 - $1000 and takes 5 h 20 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Mazatlán to Riviera Nayarit. However, there are services departing from Mazatlán and arriving at Riviera Nayarit via Tepic and Puerto Vallarta. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 7 h 11 min.

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The distance between Mazatlán and Riviera Nayarit is 305 km. The road distance is 422.9 km.

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The best way to get from Mazatlán to Riviera Nayarit without a car is to bus which takes 7 h 11 min and costs $600 - $1300.

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It takes approximately 7 h 11 min to get from Mazatlán to Riviera Nayarit, including transfers.

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Mazatlán to Riviera Nayarit bus services, operated by ETN, depart from Mazatlán station.

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The best way to get from Mazatlán to Riviera Nayarit is to bus which takes 7 h 11 min and costs $600 - $1300. Alternatively, you can fly, which costs $2000 - $8000 and takes 5 h 38 min.

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There is no direct flight from Mazatlan Airport to Puerto Vallarta Airport. The quickest flight takes 4 h 40 min and has one stopover.

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Mazatlán to Riviera Nayarit bus services, operated by Estrella Blanca, arrive at Puerto Vallarta station.

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Map of how to get from Mazatlán to Riviera Nayarit.
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  • Distance: 190.5 miles
  • Duration: 7 h 11 min

What companies run services between Mazatlán, Mexico and Riviera Nayarit, Mexico?

You can take a bus from Mazatlán to Riviera Nayarit via Tepic and Puerto Vallarta in around 7 h 11 min. Alternatively, Viva Aerobus, Aeroméxico and Volaris fly from Mazatlán to Riviera Nayarit every 4 hours.

Airlines
Viva Aerobus
Website
vivaaerobus.com
Flights from Mazatlan to Puerto Vallarta via Mexico City
Ave. Duration
4 h 40 min
When
Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
$100 - $420
Flights from Mazatlan to Puerto Vallarta via Monterrey, Mexico City
Ave. Duration
9 h 30 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday and Friday
Estimated price
$120 - $480
Flights from Culiacan to Puerto Vallarta via Guadalajara
Ave. Duration
3 h
When
Monday
Estimated price
$90 - $340
Flights from Culiacan to Puerto Vallarta via Monterrey
Ave. Duration
5 h 25 min
When
Friday
Estimated price
$100 - $390
Flights from Culiacan to Puerto Vallarta via La Paz, Guadalajara
Ave. Duration
6 h 45 min
When
Monday
Estimated price
$100 - $370
Aeroméxico
Website
world.aeromexico.com
Flights from Mazatlan to Puerto Vallarta via Mexico City
Ave. Duration
5 h 32 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $900
Flights from Culiacan to Puerto Vallarta via Mexico City
Ave. Duration
5 h 57 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $900
Volaris
Website
volaris.com
Flights from Mazatlan to Puerto Vallarta via Tijuana
Ave. Duration
6 h 26 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $650
Flights from Mazatlan to Puerto Vallarta via Mexico City
Ave. Duration
7 h 6 min
When
Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$100 - $400
Flights from Culiacan to Puerto Vallarta via Mexico City
Ave. Duration
5 h 14 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$95 - $380
Interjet
Website
interjet.com
Flights from Culiacan to Puerto Vallarta via Mexico City
Ave. Duration
4 h 50 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$130 - $600
Bus operators
ETN
Website
etn.com.mx
Bus from Mazatlán to Tepic
Ave. Duration
3 h 30 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$21 - $35
Schedules at
etn.com.mx
Web Advance
$23 - $35
Full Fare
$23 - $35
Regular Price
$28
Internet Discount
$22
Bus from Mazatlán to Culiacán
Ave. Duration
2 h 45 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$10 - $29
Schedules at
venta.etn.com.mx
Web Advance
$20 - $29
Full Fare
$18 - $26
Regular Price
$12
Internet Discount
$11
Estrella Blanca
Website
estrellablanca.com.mx
Bus from Tepic to Puerto Vallarta
Ave. Duration
2 h 35 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$9 - $16
Schedules at
estrellablanca.com.mx
Económico
$9 - $14
Primera Select
$11 - $16
TAP
Website
tap.com.mx
Bus from Mazatlán to Nuevo Vallarta
Ave. Duration
6 h 20 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$27 - $45
Schedules at
tap.com.mx
Confort
$27 - $40
Bus from Tepic to Nuevo Vallarta
Ave. Duration
2 h 20 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$14 - $20
Schedules at
tap.com.mx
Confort
$14 - $20
Bus from Mazatlán to Culiacán
Ave. Duration
2 h 45 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$6 - $23
Schedules at
tap.com.mx
Confort
$16 - $23

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