There are 6 ways to get from Mexico City to Puerto Vallarta by plane, subway, 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.

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Fly from Mexico City  •  2 h 59 min

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

$48 - $196

Cheapest option

Bus Primera Plus  •  14 h 4 min

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

$43 - $97

4 alternative options

Line 1 subway to Toluca, fly  •  4 h 28 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 via Tepic  •  14 h 30 min

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

$53 - $78

Bus ETN  •  16 h 35 min

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

$51 - $96

Drive  •  9 h 34 min

  1. Drive from Mexico City to Puerto Vallarta 545.2 miles

$70 - $110

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Mexico City to Puerto Vallarta is to bus which costs $1000 - $1500 and takes 14 h 30 min.

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The quickest way to get from Mexico City to Puerto Vallarta is to fly which costs $900 - $3700 and takes 2 h 59 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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It takes approximately 2 h 59 min to get from Mexico City to Puerto Vallarta, including transfers.

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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 14 h 30 min.

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The best way to get from Mexico City to Puerto Vallarta without a car is to bus which takes 14 h 4 min and costs $800 - $1900.

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Mexico City to Puerto Vallarta bus services, operated by TAP, depart from México 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 59 min

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

Interjet, Aeroméxico and two other airlines fly from Mexico City to Puerto Vallarta every 2 hours. Alternatively, Primera Plus operates a bus from Mexico City to Puerto Vallarta 3 times a day. Tickets cost $55 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 29 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 Mexico City to Puerto Vallarta via Leon/Guanajuato
Ave. Duration
3 h 5 min
When
Thursday
Estimated price
$95 - $450
Flights from Toluca to Puerto Vallarta
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$70 - $550
Aeroméxico
Website
world.aeromexico.com
Flights from Mexico City to Puerto Vallarta
Ave. Duration
1 h 42 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 42 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
16 min
Frequency
Every 20 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
$55
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 - $85
Schedules at
estrellablanca.com.mx
Económico
$35 - $55
Primera Select
$60 - $85
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
$15 - $21
Schedules at
tap.com.mx
Confort
$15 - $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
ETN
Website
etn.com.mx
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
$76
Internet Discount
$64

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