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

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Fly  •  2 h 14 min

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

$81 - $293

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Bus  •  16 h 42 min

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

$67 - $120

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Bus via Zapopan  •  16 h 30 min

  1. Take the bus from Monterrey to Guadalajara Omnibus / ...
  2. Take the bus from Zapoan to Sayulita Guadalajara-Sayulita

$72 - $134

Bus ETN  •  20 h 29 min

  1. Take the bus from Monterrey, Churubusco to Guadalajara Nuevo Laredo
  2. Take the bus from Guadalajara to Riviera Nayarit Guadalajara

$79 - $132

Drive  •  13 h 43 min

  1. Drive from Monterrey to Puerto Vallarta 735.6 miles

$95 - $150

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The cheapest way to get from Monterrey to Puerto Vallarta is to bus which costs $1200 - $2300 and takes 16 h 42 min.

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The quickest way to get from Monterrey to Puerto Vallarta is to fly which costs $1500 - $5500 and takes 2 h 14 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Monterrey to Puerto Vallarta. However, there are services departing from Monterrey and arriving at Autotransportes Medina via Guadalajara, Zapoan, Sayulita and Palmas. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 16 h 30 min.

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The distance between Monterrey and Puerto Vallarta is 754 km. The road distance is 1176.9 km.

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The best way to get from Monterrey to Puerto Vallarta without a car is to bus which takes 16 h 30 min and costs $1300 - $2600.

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It takes approximately 2 h 14 min to get from Monterrey to Puerto Vallarta, including transfers.

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Monterrey to Puerto Vallarta bus services, operated by Omnibus de Mexico, depart from Monterrey station.

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The best way to get from Monterrey to Puerto Vallarta is to fly which takes 2 h 14 min and costs $1500 - $5500. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs $1300 - $2600 and takes 16 h 30 min.

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The quickest flight from Monterrey Airport to Puerto Vallarta Airport is the direct flight which takes 1 h 30 min.

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Monterrey to Puerto Vallarta bus services, operated by Vallarta Plus, arrive at Sayulita station.

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Map of how to get from Monterrey to Puerto Vallarta.
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  • Distance: 471.1 miles
  • Duration: 2 h 14 min

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

Viva Aerobus, Volaris and Interjet fly from Monterrey to Puerto Vallarta 3 times a day. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Monterrey to Puerto Vallarta via Guadalajara, Zapopan, Zapoan, Sayulita, Puerto Vallarta, and Palmas in around 16 h 30 min.

Airlines
Viva Aerobus
Website
vivaaerobus.com
Flights from Monterrey to Puerto Vallarta
Ave. Duration
1 h 31 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $650
Volaris
Website
volaris.com
Flights from Monterrey to Puerto Vallarta
Ave. Duration
1 h 42 min
When
Monday, Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
$80 - $600
Interjet
Website
interjet.com
Flights from Monterrey to Puerto Vallarta via Toluca
Ave. Duration
3 h 20 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$140 - $650
Bus operators
Omnibus de Mexico
Website
odm.com.mx
Bus from Monterrey to Guadalajara
Ave. Duration
10 h 40 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$40 - $60
Schedules at
odm.com.mx
ETN
Website
etn.com.mx
Bus from Monterrey Central to Guadalajara
Ave. Duration
10 h 45 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$50 - $90
Schedules at
etn.com.mx
Web Advance
$50 - $75
Full Fare
$65 - $90
Bus from Monterrey, Churubusco to Guadalajara
Ave. Duration
11 h 15 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$50 - $95
Schedules at
etn.com.mx
Web Advance
$50 - $75
Full Fare
$65 - $95
Bus from Guadalajara to Riviera Nayarit
Ave. Duration
6 h 10 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$26 - $40
Schedules at
etn.com.mx
Web Advance
$26 - $40
Full Fare
$27 - $40
Regular Price
$39
Internet Discount
$33
Vallarta Plus
Website
vallartaplus.com
Bus from Zapoan to Sayulita
Ave. Duration
2 h 40 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$21 - $29
Schedules at
vallartaplus.com
Book at
vallartaplus.com
Bus from Guadalajara to Bucerias
Ave. Duration
4 h 30 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$22 - $27
Schedules at
vallartaplus.com

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Yes, the driving distance between Monterrey to Puerto Vallarta is 1177 km. It takes approximately 13 h 43 min to drive from Monterrey to Puerto Vallarta.

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

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There are 737+ hotels available in Puerto Vallarta. Prices start at $43 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Monterrey to Monterrey Airport is to taxi which takes 27 min and costs $180 - $220.

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