There are 4 ways to get from Oaxaca to Puerto Vallarta by plane, bus or car

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Fly  •  4h 8m

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

$1679 - $5748

Cheapest option

Bus via Mexico City  •  22h 17m

  1. Take the bus from Oaxaca Periférico Terminal AU to Mexico City Norte
  2. Take the bus from Mexico City to Puerto Vallarta Futura / ...

$1250 - $2703

2 alternative options

Bus  •  21h 24m

  1. Take the bus from Oaxaca to Puebla Terminal CAPU
  2. Take the bus from Puebla to Puerto Vallarta Puebla

$1598 - $3133

Drive  •  14h 14m

  1. Drive from Oaxaca to Puerto Vallarta 1334.1 km

$2700 - $4000

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The cheapest way to get from Oaxaca to Puerto Vallarta is to bus via Mexico City which costs $1200 - $2700 and takes 22h 17m.

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The quickest way to get from Oaxaca to Puerto Vallarta is to fly which costs $1600 - $6000 and takes 4h 8m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Oaxaca to Puerto Vallarta. However, there are services departing from Oaxaca and arriving at Hotel Sheraton via Puebla and Palmas. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 21h 24m.

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The distance between Oaxaca and Puerto Vallarta is 978 km. The road distance is 1334.1 km.

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The best way to get from Oaxaca to Puerto Vallarta without a car is to bus which takes 21h 24m and costs $1600 - $3200.

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It takes approximately 4h 8m to get from Oaxaca to Puerto Vallarta, including transfers.

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Oaxaca to Puerto Vallarta bus services, operated by ADO, depart from Oaxaca station.

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The best way to get from Oaxaca to Puerto Vallarta is to fly which takes 4h 8m and costs $1600 - $6000. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs $1600 - $3200 and takes 21h 24m.

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There is no direct flight from Oaxaca Airport to Puerto Vallarta Airport. The quickest flight takes 3h 40m and has one stopover.

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

Interjet, Aeroméxico and four other airlines fly from Oaxaca to Puerto Vallarta hourly. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Oaxaca to Puerto Vallarta via Puebla Terminal CAPU, Puebla, Puerto Vallarta, and Palmas in around 21h 24m.

Airlines
Aeroméxico
Website
world.aeromexico.com
Flights from Oaxaca to Puerto Vallarta via Mexico City
Ave. Duration
5h 13m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$3700 - $9000
Interjet
Website
interjet.com
Flights from Oaxaca to Puerto Vallarta via Mexico City
Ave. Duration
4h 23m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$1700 - $8000
Viva Aerobus
Website
vivaaerobus.com
Flights from Oaxaca to Puerto Vallarta via Monterrey
Ave. Duration
5h 25m
When
Monday and Wednesday
Estimated price
$2100 - $8500
Flights from Oaxaca to Puerto Vallarta via Mexico City
Ave. Duration
6h
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$2100 - $8500
Aeromar
Website
aeromar.com.mx
Flights from Oaxaca to Puerto Vallarta via Mexico City
Ave. Duration
6h 10m
When
Thursday, Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
$3300 - $8000
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Oaxaca to Puerto Vallarta via Houston
Ave. Duration
7h 4m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$3900 - $17000
Volaris
Website
volaris.com
Flights from Oaxaca to Puerto Vallarta via Mexico City
Ave. Duration
7h 19m
When
Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$3100 - $11000
Bus operators
ADO

Autobuses de Oriente (ADO) is one of Mexico’s largest bus companies, mainly operating south of Mexico City and into the Yucatan Peninsula. Choose from three bus classes: ADO (first class), ADO GL (luxury class) and ADO Platino (platinum class and the most expensive). All buses are comfortable, with reclining seats, blackout curtains, air conditioning and a toilet; ADO Platino offers additional amenities such as extra legroom, onboard Wi-Fi and individual screens.

Contact Details
Phone
+52 555 784 4652
Email
solucioneshola@ado.com.mx
Website
ado.com.mx
Bus from Oaxaca to Puebla Terminal CAPU
Ave. Duration
4h 40m
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$390 - $900
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ado.com.mx
GL
$550 - $850
ADO
$450 - $650
OCC
$450 - $650
AU
$390 - $550
Platinum
$750 - $900
Autobuses Unidos (AU)
Phone
+52 555 784 4652
Email
solucioneshola@ado.com.mx
Website
ado.com.mx
Bus from Oaxaca to Puebla Terminal CAPU
Ave. Duration
4h 40m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$508
Schedules at
ado.com.mx
Bus from Oaxaca Periférico Terminal AU to Mexico City Norte
Ave. Duration
7h 50m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$458
Schedules at
ado.com.mx
Ómnibus Cristóbal Colón (OCC)
Phone
+52 555 784 4652
Email
solucioneshola@ado.com.mx
Website
ado.com.mx
Bus from Oaxaca to Puebla Terminal CAPU
Ave. Duration
4h 40m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$594
Schedules at
ado.com.mx
ETN
Website
etn.com.mx
Bus from Puebla to Puerto Vallarta
Ave. Duration
15h 24m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$1200 - $2200
Schedules at
etn.com.mx
Web Purchase in advance
$1200 - $1900
Regular
$1500 - $2200
Estrella Blanca
Website
estrellablanca.com.mx
Bus from Mexico City to Puerto Vallarta
Ave. Duration
12h 13m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$700 - $1600
Schedules at
estrellablanca.com.mx
Económico
$700 - $1100
Primera Select
$1100 - $1600
Primera Plus
Website
wl.primeraplus.com.mx
Bus from Mexico City North Bus to Puerto Vallarta
Ave. Duration
11h 45m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$1283
Schedules at
wl.primeraplus.com.mx

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

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Yes, the driving distance between Oaxaca to Puerto Vallarta is 1334 km. It takes approximately 14h 14m to drive from Oaxaca to Puerto Vallarta.

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Aeromar, United Airlines, Volaris and three other airlines offer flights from Oaxaca Airport to Puerto Vallarta Airport.

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There are 888+ hotels available in Puerto Vallarta. Prices start at $2250 MXN per night.

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The best way to get from Oaxaca to Oaxaca Airport is to taxi which takes 11 min and costs $170 - $210.

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