There are 6 ways to get from Oaxaca to Puerto Vallarta by plane, bus or car

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Recommended option

Fly  •  4 h 39 min

  1. Fly from Oaxaca (OAX) to Puerto Vallarta (PVR) OAX - PVR

$120 - $292

Cheapest option

Bus  •  20 h 54 min

  1. Take the bus from Oaxaca Periférico Terminal AU to México Terminal TAPO Au
  2. Take the bus from Mexico City North Bus to Puerto Vallarta Primera Plus / ...

$66 - $135

4 alternative options

Bus via Puebla Terminal CAPU  •  20 h 54 min

  1. Take the bus from ADO Oaxaca to Puebla Terminal CAPU
  2. Take the bus from Puebla CAPU to México Central Norte Ado
  3. Take the bus from Mexico City North Bus to Puerto Vallarta

$67 - $154

Bus via Tepic  •  23 h

  1. Take the bus from Oaxaca to Mexico City
  2. Take the bus from Mexico to Tepic
  3. Take the bus from Tepic to Puerto Vallarta

$101 - $127

Bus ETN  •  25 h 29 min

  1. Take the bus from ADO Oaxaca to Cuernavaca Pluss
  2. Take the bus from Cuernavaca to Riviera Nayarit Cuernavaca

$89 - $157

Drive  •  14 h 12 min

  1. Drive from Oaxaca to Puerto Vallarta 834 miles

$110 - $170

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Oaxaca to Puerto Vallarta is to bus which costs $1200 - $2600 and takes 20 h 54 min.

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The quickest way to get from Oaxaca to Puerto Vallarta is to fly which costs $2300 - $6000 and takes 4 h 39 min.

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The distance between Oaxaca and Puerto Vallarta is 978 km. The road distance is 1334.4 km.

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It takes approximately 4 h 39 min to get from Oaxaca to Puerto Vallarta, including transfers.

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No, there is no direct bus from Oaxaca to Puerto Vallarta. However, there are services departing from ADO Oaxaca and arriving at Autotransportes Medina via Puebla CAPU, Mexico City North Bus, Nuevo Vallarta and Palmas. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 20 h 54 min.

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United Airlines, Viva Aerobus, Volaris and two other airlines offer flights from Oaxaca Airport to Puerto Vallarta Airport.

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Map of how to get from Oaxaca to Puerto Vallarta.
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  • Distance: 611.4 miles
  • Duration: 4 h 39 min

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

Aeroméxico, Viva Aerobus and four other airlines fly from Oaxaca to Puerto Vallarta hourly. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Oaxaca to Puerto Vallarta via México Terminal TAPO, San Lázaro_1_4, Oceanía_1, Oceanía, Autobuses del Norte, Mexico City North Bus, Puerto Vallarta, Nuevo Vallarta, Puerto Vallarta, and Palmas in around 20 h 54 min.

Airlines
Aeroméxico
Website
world.aeromexico.com
Flights from Oaxaca to Puerto Vallarta via Mexico City
Ave. Duration
5 h 11 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $390
Interjet
Website
interjet.com
Flights from Oaxaca to Puerto Vallarta via Mexico City
Ave. Duration
5 h 12 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$120 - $310
Flights from Oaxaca to Puerto Vallarta via Mexico City, Guadalajara
Ave. Duration
8 h 15 min
When
Thursday
Estimated price
$120 - $310
Viva Aerobus
Website
vivaaerobus.com
Flights from Oaxaca to Puerto Vallarta via Monterrey
Ave. Duration
4 h 35 min
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
$85 - $320
Volaris
Website
volaris.com
Flights from Oaxaca to Puerto Vallarta via Mexico City
Ave. Duration
7 h 36 min
When
Thursday, Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
$140 - $650
Flights from Oaxaca to Puerto Vallarta via Tijuana
Ave. Duration
7 h 48 min
When
Monday, Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
$140 - $650
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Oaxaca to Puerto Vallarta via Houston
Ave. Duration
6 h 19 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $800
Bus operators
ADO
Phone
+52 800 369 4652
Website
ado.com.mx
Bus from Oaxaca Periférico Terminal AU to México Terminal TAPO
Ave. Duration
6 h 15 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$20 - $45
Schedules at
ado.com.mx
First
$30 - $45
Economy
$20 - $30
Bus from ADO Oaxaca to Puebla Terminal CAPU
Ave. Duration
4 h 25 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$16 - $40
Schedules at
ado.com.mx
First
$26 - $40
Economy
$16 - $23
Bus from Puebla CAPU to México Central Norte
Ave. Duration
2 h 16 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$8 - $27
Schedules at
ado.com.mx
First
$19 - $27
Economy
$8 - $12
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
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
$14 - $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
Estrella de Oro
ETN
Website
etn.com.mx
Bus from Cuernavaca to Riviera Nayarit
Ave. Duration
15 h 55 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$50 - $100
Schedules at
etn.com.mx
Web Advance
$50 - $80
Full Fare
$70 - $100
Regular Price
$95
Internet Discount
$81

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