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There are 6 ways to get from Mexico City to Puerto Vallarta by plane, subway, bus or car

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Fly from Mexico City  •  2 h 54 min

  1. Fly from Mexico City (MEX) to Puerto Vallarta (PVR) MEX - PVR

$48 - $196

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Bus Primera Plus  •  13 h 58 min

  1. Take the bus from Mexico City North Bus to Puerto Vallarta Primera Plus / ...

$43 - $91

4 alternative options

Line 1 subway to Toluca, fly  •  4 h 32 min

  1. Take the line 1 subway from Pino Suárez_1_2 to Observatorio
  2. Fly from Toluca (TLC) to Puerto Vallarta (PVR) TLC - PVR

$60 - $955

Bus ETN  •  15 h 35 min

  1. Take the bus from México Terminal Tasqueña to Riviera Nayarit Cuernavaca / ...

$51 - $96

Bus via Tepic  •  16 h 1 min

  1. Take the bus from Mexico to Tepic Omnibus
  2. Take the bus from Tepic to Puerto Vallarta

$48 - $78

Drive  •  9 h 34 min

  1. Drive from Mexico City to Puerto Vallarta 545.2 miles

$70 - $110

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The cheapest way to get from Mexico City to Puerto Vallarta is to bus which costs $900 - $1500 and takes 16 h 1 min.

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The quickest way to get from Mexico City to Puerto Vallarta is to fly which costs $900 - $3800 and takes 2 h 54 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Mexico City to Puerto Vallarta. However, there are services departing from Madero and arriving at Ley via Mexico, Tepic and Mojoneras. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 16 h 1 min.

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The distance between Mexico City and Puerto Vallarta is 651 km. The road distance is 872.4 km.

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The best way to get from Mexico City to Puerto Vallarta without a car is to bus which takes 13 h 58 min and costs $800 - $1800.

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It takes approximately 2 h 54 min to get from Mexico City to Puerto Vallarta, including transfers.

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Mexico City to Puerto Vallarta bus services, operated by TAP, depart from Mexico station.

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The best way to get from Mexico City to Puerto Vallarta is to fly which takes 2 h 54 min and costs $900 - $3800. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs $800 - $1800 and takes 13 h 58 min.

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The quickest flight from Mexico City Airport to Puerto Vallarta Airport is the direct flight which takes 1 h 20 min.

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Mexico City to Puerto Vallarta bus services, operated by TAP, arrive at Puerto Vallarta station.

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Map of how to get from Mexico City to Puerto Vallarta.
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  • Distance: 406.9 miles
  • Duration: 2 h 54 min

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

Interjet, Viva Aerobus and two other airlines fly from Mexico City to Puerto Vallarta hourly. Alternatively, Primera Plus operates a bus from Mexico City to Puerto Vallarta 3 times a day. Tickets cost $54 and the journey takes 11 h 45 min. Estrella Blanca also services this route 3 times a day.

Airlines
Interjet
Website
interjet.com
Flights from Mexico City to Puerto Vallarta
Ave. Duration
1 h 24 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$95 - $450
Flights from Mexico City to Puerto Vallarta via Aguascalientes
Ave. Duration
2 h 50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$95 - $450
Flights from Toluca to Puerto Vallarta
Ave. Duration
1 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$70 - $550
Aeroméxico
Website
world.aeromexico.com
Flights from Mexico City to Puerto Vallarta
Ave. Duration
1 h 35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $600
Viva Aerobus
Website
vivaaerobus.com
Flights from Mexico City to Puerto Vallarta
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$65 - $390
Volaris
Website
volaris.com
Flights from Mexico City to Puerto Vallarta
Ave. Duration
1 h 39 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$60 - $420
Train operators
Sistema de Transporte Colectivo Metro
Phone
+52 55 5709 0860
Email
redessociales@metro.cdmx.gob.mx
Website
metro.cdmx.gob.mx
Subway from Pino Suárez_1_2 to Observatorio
Ave. Duration
15 min
Frequency
Every 5 minutes
Estimated price
$1
Schedules at
metro.cdmx.gob.mx
Bus operators
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
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
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
4 h 25 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$11 - $20
Schedules at
tap.com.mx
Confort
$14 - $20
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 - $55
Schedules at
odm.com.mx

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Yes, the driving distance between Mexico City to Puerto Vallarta is 872 km. It takes approximately 9 h 34 min to drive from Mexico City to Puerto Vallarta.

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Volaris, Viva Aerobus, Aeroméxico and Interjet offer flights from Mexico City Airport to Puerto Vallarta Airport.

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There are 715+ hotels available in Puerto Vallarta. Prices start at $42 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Mexico City to Mexico City Airport is to line 4 night bus which takes 17 min and costs .

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