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

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Fly  •  2h 15m

  1. Fly from Monterrey (MTY) to Puerto Vallarta (PVR) MTY - PVR

$1582 - $3829

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Bus via Tlaquepaque #2  •  19h 7m

  1. Take the bus from Monterrey to Guadalajara Futura/Tffrontera
  2. Take the bus from Guadalajara to Puerto Vallarta Puerto Vallarta-Acapulco / ...

$1007 - $2035

3 alternative options

Bus  •  13h 43m

  1. Take the bus from Monterrey Central to Aguascalientes
  2. Take the bus from Aguascalientes to Zacatecas

$1461 - $2780

Bus via Tlaquepaque  •  18h 58m

  1. Take the bus from Monterrey to Guadalajara Omnibus / ...
  2. Take the bus from Guadalajara to Puerto Vallarta Guadalajara

$1575 - $2215

Drive  •  13h 23m

  1. Drive from Monterrey to Puerto Vallarta 1127.8 km

$2100 - $3100

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Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Monterrey to Puerto Vallarta is to bus via Tlaquepaque which costs $1000 - $2100 and takes 19h 7m.

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The quickest way to get from Monterrey to Puerto Vallarta is to fly which costs $1500 - $3900 and takes 2h 15m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Monterrey to Puerto Vallarta. However, there are services departing from Monterrey Central and arriving at Zacatecas via Aguascalientes. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 13h 43m.

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The distance between Monterrey and Puerto Vallarta is 754 km. The road distance is 1127.8 km.

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The best way to get from Monterrey to Puerto Vallarta without a car is to bus which takes 13h 43m and costs $1400 - $2800.

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It takes approximately 2h 15m to get from Monterrey to Puerto Vallarta, including transfers.

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Monterrey to Puerto Vallarta bus services, operated by ETN, depart from Monterrey Central station.

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The best way to get from Monterrey to Puerto Vallarta is to fly which takes 2h 15m and costs $1500 - $3900. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs $1400 - $2800 and takes 13h 43m.

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The quickest flight from Monterrey Airport to Puerto Vallarta Airport is the direct flight which takes 1h 35m.

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Monterrey to Puerto Vallarta bus services, operated by ETN, arrive at Zacatecas station.

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Map of how to get from Monterrey to Puerto Vallarta.
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  • Distance: 754.4 km
  • Duration: 2h 15m

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

Viva Aerobus and Volaris fly from Monterrey to Puerto Vallarta 3 times a day. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Monterrey to Puerto Vallarta via Aguascalientes in around 13h 43m.

Airlines
Viva Aerobus
Website
vivaaerobus.com
Flights from Monterrey to Puerto Vallarta
Ave. Duration
1h 36m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$1400 - $5500
Flights from Monterrey to Puerto Vallarta via Puebla
Ave. Duration
3h 40m
When
Thursday
Estimated price
$1800 - $6000
Volaris
Website
volaris.com
Flights from Monterrey to Puerto Vallarta
Ave. Duration
1h 36m
When
Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
$1400 - $3600
Bus operators
ETN
Website
etn.com.mx
Bus from Monterrey Central to Aguascalientes
Ave. Duration
7h 55m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$750 - $1300
Schedules at
etn.com.mx
Web Purchase in advance
$750 - $1100
Regular
$850 - $1300
Bus from Aguascalientes to Zacatecas
Ave. Duration
4h 48m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$700 - $1500
Schedules at
etn.com.mx
Web Purchase in advance
$700 - $1100
Regular
$850 - $1300
Omnibus de Mexico
Website
odm.com.mx
Bus from Monterrey to Guadalajara
Ave. Duration
12h
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$1000 - $1500
Schedules at
odm.com.mx
Grupo Senda
Phone
US: +1 800 733 7330 and México: +52 81 8151 5253
Website
ticket.gruposenda.com
Bus from Monterrey to Guadalajara
Ave. Duration
12h 5m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$1100 - $2200
Schedules at
ticket.gruposenda.com
Diamante
$1100 - $2200
Primera
$1500 - $2100
Primera Plus
Phone
+52 477 710 0060
Website
wl.primeraplus.com.mx
Bus from Guadalajara to Puerto Vallarta
Ave. Duration
5h 30m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$490 - $700
Schedules at
wl.primeraplus.com.mx
Estrella Blanca
Phone
800 507 5500
Website
estrellablanca.com.mx
Bus from Monterrey to Guadalajara
Ave. Duration
12h 15m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$650 - $1400
Schedules at
estrellablanca.com.mx
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estrellablanca.com.mx
Economic
$650 - $1000
Select
$950 - $1400
Bus from Guadalajara to Puerto Vallarta
Ave. Duration
5h 39m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$330 - $650
Schedules at
estrellablanca.com.mx
Book at
estrellablanca.com.mx
Economic
$330 - $490
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$430 - $650

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Yes, the driving distance between Monterrey to Puerto Vallarta is 1128 km. It takes approximately 13h 23m to drive from Monterrey to Puerto Vallarta.

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Volaris and Viva Aerobus offer flights from Monterrey Airport to Puerto Vallarta Airport.

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There are 833+ hotels available in Puerto Vallarta. Prices start at $2250 MXN per night.

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The best way to get from Monterrey to Monterrey Airport is to taxi which takes 23 min and costs $170 - $210.

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